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Watch now: Ikon for Artists Introduction

Watch an interview with Melanie Pocock, Ikon Curator, to learn more about Ikon for Artists. Ikon for Artists is an exhibition of artworks for sale by over 250 Birmingham artists. Submitted through an open call, work in a range of media is presented both in the gallery and online. 100% of the proceeds from artwork… Read more »

Ikon for Artists: Art Sale

17 May 2021

Ikon reopens after lockdown, devoting its galleries to an exhibition of artworks for sale by over 250 Birmingham artists. Submitted through an open call, work in a range of media is presented both in the gallery and online. 100% of the proceeds from artwork sales go directly to the artists. Formed in response to Covid-19,… Read more »

Ikon for Artists – Open Call

Ikon is pleased to announce Ikon for Artists, an open call exhibition that takes place from 26 February to 14 March 2021 at Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace. Ikon for Artists seeks to support local artists whose income has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Birmingham-based artists are invited to submit one artwork with a value of… Read more »

Ikon for Artists – Open Call

14 December 2020

Ikon is pleased to announce Ikon for Artists, an open call exhibition that takes place from 26 February to 14 March 2021 at Ikon Gallery, Brindleyplace. Ikon for Artists seeks to support local artists whose income has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Birmingham-based artists are invited to submit one artwork with a value of… Read more »

Young Birmingham Artists: Ikon artists from the 1960s

11 July 2018

Exhibition Open Tuesday – Sunday, 9am–6pm – free Medicine Bakery & Gallery, 69 New Street, Birmingham B2 4DU Before it opened in 1965, the young artists who founded Ikon were often showing their work at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in its premises on New Street. To coincide with the launch of the Medicine… Read more »

Artists for Ikon at Sotheby’s, London Achieves £785,375

Yesterday, 2 July 2015, saw the finale of Ikon Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebrations with a major art auction at Sotheby’s, London. Entitled Artists for Ikon, it achieved £785,375 selling works donated by some of today’s most important artists, all of whom have previously exhibited at the gallery. Director Jonathan Watkins commented: “We are delighted to… Read more »

Artists for Ikon Auction

27 June 2015

Preview: 27 June – 1 July Auction: Thursday 2 July Sotheby’s, 34–35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA This summer Ikon embarks on a major art auction at Sotheby’s, London. Generously supported by internationally renowned artists, all of whom have exhibited at the gallery, including Hurvin Anderson, Giovanni Anselmo, Fiona Banner, David Batchelor, Christiane Baumgartner, Lee… Read more »

Artists for Ikon

24 April 2015

Ikon’s 50th anniversary celebrations culminate with Artists for Ikon, an exhibition followed by a major art auction at Sotheby’s, London. Works have been generously donated by some of the most important contemporary artists, all of whom have exhibited at the gallery including Hurvin Anderson, Giovanni Anselmo, Fiona Banner, David Batchelor, Christiane Baumgartner, Martin Creed, Ian… Read more »

Ikon Youth Programme: Slow Boat Launching Summer 2021

For ten years Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) has steered Slow Boat around the canals of the West Midlands and beyond. A converted narrow boat, it is a unique floating space for IYP, local communities and artists to make and experience art in a stimulating and creative environment. With the support of Freelands Foundation, over the next three… Read more »

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