• Discover Phyllida Barlow’s exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice

    Installation view, folly, Phyllida Barlow, British Pavilion, Venice, 2017

    Her ambitious installation, entitled folly, playfully challenges us to explore our own understanding of sculpture.

  • Residency opportunity in Ukraine for UK-based artists

    SWAP: UK/Ukraine Artist Residency Programme

    Apply by 30 June to spend 45 days in Ukraine

  • See Phyllida Barlow's sculptures at Turner Contemporary in Margate

    Phyllida Barlow, untitled: slidingupturnedhouse, 2015

    Her work from the British Council Collection is part of the exhibition

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  • Grayson Perry's exhibition travels to Pristina, Kosovo


    His six tapestries explore taste, class and social mobility in the UK

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    Apply for this role to work on the British Pavilion and the Venice International Art and Architecture Biennale exhibitions

  • Explore our new website: UK at the Venice Biennale

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    Delve into our 80-year history of presenting the best of British art at the British Pavilion

  • The British Council supports UK artists taking part in documenta 14

Rasheed Araeen, Shamiyaana—Food for Thought: Thought for Change, 2016–17, canopies with geometric patchwork, cooking, and eating, Kotzia Square, Athens, documenta 14, photo: Yiannis Hadjiaslanis

    Find out which ten artists are part of this exhibition in Greece and Germany

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