Nicholas Serota

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ENO to receive extra £24m to allow more time to leave London, says Arts Council
Opera company will leave capital by March 2029 and develop artistic programme for new base

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

27, Jul, 2023 @4:01 AM

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Twelve culture secretaries in 13 years: what does that say about the Tories’ attitude to the arts?
From Jeremy Hunt to Nadine Dorries and the rest, recent incumbents have overseen a massive reduction in funding, and steadily downgraded the place of the arts in national life

Rachel Cooke

09, Jul, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on excellence in the arts: not about elites | Editorial
Editorial: It is refreshing to hear new ideas, but dividing culture into the best and the rest won’t do anyone any good


28, May, 2023 @5:25 PM

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ENO needs London home, opera star says amid rumours of a rethink on funding cut
Sir John Tomlinson wades into row over cut to English National Opera’s grant as signs indicate Arts Council may review decision

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on levelling up in the arts: a tricky balancing act | Editorial
Editorial: A bold attempt to reframe England’s cultural life might be laudable but it comes at a price


18, Nov, 2022 @6:07 PM

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Arts Council England aims to foster culture in every 'village, town and city'
Chief executive wants to bring art ‘to people’s doorsteps’, but critics say strategy is vague

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, Jan, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Arts Council boss vows more funding for those at early stages of career
Sir Nicholas Serota says east of England and libraries could also be priorities in 10-year plan

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

01, Jan, 2020 @3:10 PM

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Mother of all loft conversions: how Tate Modern became building of the century
What was once a gloomy brickshed is now one of the most awe-inspiring art galleries in the world. As Tate Modern tops our chart, its architect reveals his trick: avoid glamour and keep it raw

Oliver Wainwright

16, Sep, 2019 @3:03 PM

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The arts have a leading role to play in tackling climate change | Nicholas Serota
Cultural organisations can help to initiate conversations about the environment, says Nicholas Serota, chair of Arts Council England

Nicholas Serota

20, Nov, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Free movement of artists 'must be protected' after Brexit
Nicholas Serota, head of Arts Council England, and V&A director Tristram Hunt say the art world must become more international after Brexit

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

13, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Arts funding still favours the established players | Letters
Letters: Nicholas Serota said the Arts Council was looking to support ‘green shoots’ and greater ‘diversity’. He and his board are perhaps overly self-congratulatory, writes Melanie Nock


02, Jul, 2017 @7:05 PM

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Tate’s northern powerhouse set for the challenge | Holly Williams
The new director of the celebrated galleries has a tough act to follow – the giant presence of Nicholas Serota – but already she is charting her own course. Expect emphasis on youth and diversity

Holly Williams

01, Jul, 2017 @11:04 PM

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