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'Sculptor in sound' wins £2m Birmingham Big Art Project

Turner Prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz lands prize to build new piece of public art which will sit in Eastside City Park

Fundraising consultant Caroline Taylor with Glyn Pitchford, chairman of the Birmingham Big Art Project

Fundraising boost for Birmingham Big Art Project

Consultant joins team to help raise capital to support new piece of public art in Eastside

Eastside City Park will house a major piece of public art

London Midland sponsors Birmingham Big Art Project

Rail operator supports major project to create piece of landmark art for Eastside City Park

Susan Philipsz is one of the shortlisted artists

Birmingham Big Art Project unveils final shortlist

Five artists will continue to prepare their work as they vie to be chosen for £2m public art installation in Eastside

Sofia Hulten

Longlist of artists for Big Art Project revealed

Crunch time for £2m project to create work which it is hoped will symbolise Birmingham

Anita Champaneri, Mike Ward, Gavin Wade and Glyn Pitchford celebrate Gateley's £20,000 donation to the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project gets £80,000 contribution from Arts Council England

This latest contribution means the funding pot for the project has now passed the £100,000 mark

Gavin Wade, centre, of Eastside Projects at their Digbeth gallery.

How to curate a city like Birmingham

Gavin Wade: Eastside Projects is currently deep in the process of choosing an artist to get the most out of Birmingham.

Parkside Building and Millennium Point in Eastside

Panel to decide on £2m public artwork for Birmingham

The formation of the selection panel is the latest stage of the Birmingham Big Art Project (BBAP), which is aiming to raise £2m to create an iconic piece of permanent public art for the city.

Centenary Square as seen from the new library - 185 architects are bidding to win the contract to redesign it

Centenary Square design competition attracts nearly 200 architects

Entries received from all over the world to Royal Institute of British Architects' project to reshape public space outside library

New Art West Midlands: Alexandra Darby, Chrysophobia #1 (2014)

New Art West Midlands: Best emerging artists get chance to exhibit at major galleries again

Visitors will see painting, sculpture, photography, performance, installation and video works from 30 of the West Midlands’ most promising artists

Poster for the Birmingham Big Art Project

Birmingham Big Art project's £2m public artwork to be located next to Eastside City Park

New piece of public art which is expected to cost around £2m is aimed at putting Birmingham on the international map

Lord Digby Jones

Lord Digby Jones to speak to Birmingham Big Art Project fund-raising lunch

The event, which will take place at Hotel du Vin & Bistro in the city centre, will see Lord Jones address corporate guests

From left: Glyn Pitchford and Dominga Devitt, chairman and honorary secretary of the Birmingham Big Art Project, Tim Watts of Pertemps and William Wong, of Chung Ying Central restaurant attend the Chung Ying Walk to raise funds for the art project

£3,000 raised for Birmingham Big Art Project

Charity walk held to coincide with the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival to bring in cash for major art commission

Chinese tour for Birmingham Big Art Project

Latest fundraising event will explore the city's Chinese heritage and take in three restaurants

Glyn Pitchford receives the cheque for £5,000 from Birmingham Airport CEO Paul Kehoe, watched by members of the Birmingham Big Art Project steering group

Airport donates £5,000 to Birmingham Big Art Project search for £2 million public artwork

A steering group has been tasked with raising funds and finding a shortlist of artists and running the competition to select the winning entry

Looking across the city of Birmingham from the very top of the Chamberlain Clock Tower.

Birmingham Civic Society to host second debate about what defines the city

Throughout 2014 Birmingham Civic Society is conducting a wide-ranging consultation project called Birmingham’s Future: Shape Your City

UK's biggest loan collection of British art buys work by West Midlands artists

After being spotted at galleries and studios in Birmingham, work by Barbara Walker, Stuart Whipps, Chris Clinton and Lucy Hutchinson is the latest to be purchased by the Arts Council Collection’s Acquisitions Committee

Beverley Nielsen

The Birmingham Big Art Project - a chance to create a new iconic glue?

I'm proud to have been asked to join the board and hope to make a contribution as Glyn moves this idea through artifice to art.

The Birmingham Big Art Foundation: From left, Mike Ward, Chairman of The Birmingham Art Foundation, Glynn Pitchford Chairman of The Birmingham Big Art Project and Gavin Wade Director of Eastside Projects.

Birmingham Big Art Foundation gains charitable status for £2m project

The establishment of the Birmingham Big Art Foundation on March 18 means the Birmingham Big Art Project has also been able to announce its commissioning agent for the scheme

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Steering group begins search for world-famous piece of public art in Birmingham

The scheme has a target of raising a minimum of £2 million for a permanent artwork with ‘wow factor’ in a highly visible site in or around the city centre

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