The four recipients of the inaugural BALTIC Artists’ Award 2017 are Jose Dávila, Eric N. Mack, Toni Schmale and Shen Xin. This major new international award is the first worldwide art award to be judged solely by artists.
Since 1949, New Contemporaries has organised an annual, open submission, touring exhibition for current and recent graduates. This high-profile platform has become nationally and internationally recognised as a barometer of work emerging from UK art schools.
Until, Until, Until…
Until, Until, Until… is a look back at Broadway legend Ben Vereen’s controversial performance at Ronald Reagan’s inaugural celebration in 1981.
BALTIC presents a major group exhibition of international artists co-curated by leading artist Edgar Arceneaux who has worked extensively with Dr Martin Luther King’s archive and BALTIC’s Chief Curator Laurence Sillars.
A Single Voice
For BALTIC’s Level 4 gallery Phillipsz will stage the presentation of new work, A Single Voice 2017. The exhibition also includes Ziggy Stardust 2001, a haunting a cappella rendition of David Bowie’s extraordinary 1972 studio album and The Internationale 1999.
This first solo presentation of Sofia Stevi’s work in a public institution brings together recent paintings and drawings alongside a body of new work made especially for the exhibition.