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News

24 February 2018

Stolen Edgar Degas Painting Worth £800k Found On Bus Near Paris

A valuable pastel on canvas by the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas titled Les Choristes/The Chorus  stolen from a Marseille museum in 2009, has been discovered...

23 February 2018

It’s Official: Frieze To Launch New Los Angeles Art Fair Next February

As we all suspected Frieze have now officially announced that they are to mount an event in LA. The new annual contemporary art fair in...

22 February 2018

ARCOmadrid 2018: Bans Catalan Protest Exhibit – Welcome To The Future

ARCOmadrid 2018 a leading international art fair, which uses the unfortunate tagline, 'welcome to the future', has banned an exhibit which features photographs of...

21 February 2018

Tania Bruguera Invited To Create Next Tate Turbine Hall Commission

Tate has announced that Tania Bruguera will create the next annual Turbine Hall, Hyundai Commission (formally the Unilever Commission). Tania is best-known for her...

21 February 2018

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Judy Blame: Artist, Stylist And Queer Icon Dies Age 58

Judy Blame the artist, designer and style icon credited with changing the face of London culture in the 1980s and 90s has died age...

17 February 2018

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Hugh Mendes: Donald Trump Obituary Painting Is Not Just Fake News

Hugh Mendes has created his most controversial image to date, for his latest exhibition, a group show at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON.

16 February 2018

Duchess Of Cambridge Curates Victorian Photos At NPG

The Duchess Of Cambridge has agreed to select Victorian photographs from an upcoming exhibition at the NPG, as part of a Patron’s trail.

14 February 2018

Damien Hirst Goes Off The Grid To Reinvent The Spot

Damien Hirst the Turner Prize-winning former YBA has unveiled a sample of his evolving painting style, and it's not Bacon inspired like his skull...

14 February 2018

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Did Antony Gormley Deliberately Appropriate This William Cobbing Clay Performance Piece?

I was installing my exhibition at Museum Jorn, Denmark, a week or so ago when I started getting a steady stream of emails and Twitter...

13 February 2018

Was This Jackie Kennedy Portrait Stolen From The Infamous Grey Gardens?

The ownership of a period portrait of Jackie Kennedy Onassis in the possession of an East Hampton, NY art dealer is being challenged in...

13 February 2018

Jef Geys Belgian Conceptual Artist Dies Age 83

Jef Geys (born Leopoldsburg, Belgium,1934) known for his installations, photography and conceptual work has died age 83.

10 February 2018

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Leonardo da Vinci Drawings From Queen’s Collection Set To Tour Britain

Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci are set to tour Britain as part of celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of his death. One hundred...

Mexican Architect Frida Escobedo To Design Serpentine Pavilion 2018

Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.

3 February 2018

Bayeux Tapestry A Battle For East Sussex – Lesley Samms

Following a recent meeting with Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, President of France has announced his intention to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK.

24 January 2018

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Grayson Perry RA Appointed Coordinator Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry RA will be the co-ordinator of the Royal Academy annual Summer Exhibition in June 2018.

31 December 2017

Things I Hate About The British Art World Today – Edward Lucie-Smith

The British contemporary art world is apparently in a healthy state at the moment.

15 December 2017

Hayward Director Ralph Rugoff Announced Curator of 58th Venice Biennale

La Biennale di Venezia has today announced the appointment of Hayward Gallery Director Ralph Rugoff as the Curator the 58th International Art Exhibition to...

31 October 2017

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Alt Power 100 ArtLyst 2017 – Meet The Alternative Powerhouses

Alt Power 100 ArtLyst: 2017 has been an extraordinary year for exhibitions both here in the UK and abroad.

 

Reviews

23 February 2018

Rachel Howard A Rising International Artist With Substance – Edward Lucie-Smith

Rachel Howard (b. 1969 in County Durham) is a rising star in the British art world, which is currently badly in need of new...

20 February 2018

Emil Nolde: A Secret Heart Of Darkness – Sue Hubbard

There is a conundrum at the heart of the work of Emil Nolde.

20 February 2018

Eddie Peake: Compulsive Obsessional And Occasionally Shit-Scared – By Zoltan Alexander

Anything but a conventional artist, Eddie Peake is a footballer, a musician, a dancer, a graffiti guy covered with spray-paint

19 February 2018

Nancy Rubins: A Woman Of Conviction – Gagosian – Edward Lucie-Smith

Nancy Rubins’ exuberant exhibition at Gagosian Britannia Street comes as a great relief in the current epoch of self-righteous #MeToo feminism. Essentially it consists...

19 February 2018

New York Now: Art Exhibitions Winter 2018 – Ilka Scobie

New Museum 2018 Triennial: Songs For Sabotage until May 27

13 February 2018

Gideon Rubin Explores The Sinister History Of Nazi Propaganda At Freud Museum

An exhibition of new work by Israeli/British artist Gideon Rubin, Black Book is the latest in a series of well-received shows curated by James...

12 February 2018

Sean Scully – Newcastle Where It All Began – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new Sean Scully show in Newcastle is spread over two galleries, the Laing and the Hatton, and contains no new work. In fact,...

7 February 2018

Henri Michaux Indefatigable Experimenter Guggenheim Bilbao – Sue Hubbard

Modern psychology has shown considerable interest in understanding the self. Investigations into the problems of selfhood spread during the 20th century from clinicians and...

30 January 2018

Charles I Commemoration Of A Doomed King – Royal Academy – Edward Lucie-Smith

The R.A.’s new exhibition, devoted to the role of Charles I, the most unfortunate of the Stuart monarchs, as collector of art

29 January 2018

Steven Campbell: Large-Scale Collage Work Rich In Formal Invention – Clare Henry

When Steven Campbell arrived at Glasgow School of Art in 1978 age 25, he was a man in a hurry, fiercely ambitious and with...

27 January 2018

Andreas Gursky: Presentations Of The Real World – Hayward Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

For those of us who remember the state of the Hayward Gallery before the just completed rehab, the current Andreas Gursky show, which celebrates...

22 January 2018

Bridget Riley – A Seductive Collaborative Invitation – By Edward Lucie-Smith

The new Bridget Riley show at David Zwirner is a knockout.

21 January 2018

London Art Exhibitions Winter 2018 Investigated By Zoltan Alexander

Art galleries opening all over the city with art as international as innovative. Given London, more than 1.500 galleries, its current art scene is...

17 January 2018

Philip Pearlstein: The American Lucian Freud’s Triumphant London Exhibition – Edward Lucie-Smith

Philip Pearlstein is one of the truly major figures in the history of 20th (and now 21st) century American art. He is now 93...

6 January 2018

John Piper Primaeval Haunting Surrealism – Tate Liverpool – Alice Lenkiewicz

There is something very exciting about John Piper's early works at Tate Liverpool.

22 November 2017

Modigliani: Inhabiting The Floating World – Tate Modern – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new Modigliani show that just opened at Tate Modern is a very splendid affair, which doesn’t seem to offer a single weak link....

21 November 2017

Lubaina Himid: Lost Voices Of Slavery – Walker Art Gallery – Alice Lenkiewicz

Lubaina Himid's significant starting point for her exhibition 'Naming the Money', at the Walker Art Gallery is

1 November 2017

French Impressionists: Refugee Painters In London – Edward Lucie Smith

Like quite a lot of grand museum exhibitions in London recently, this new show at Tate Britain doesn’t quite tell its announced story.

Previews

15 February 2018

Eric Fischl Unveils New Paintings In The Age Of Trump And #metoo

An exhibition of new works by the American figurative painter Eric Fischl will be unveiled at the London gallery Skarstedt in March.

8 February 2018

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Gluck: Trailblazer Of Gender Fluidity Presented In New Exhibition And Symposium

A major new exhibition exploring the life and work of the artist Gluck (1895-1978), is now in full swing at the Brighton Museum. Gluck...

6 February 2018

John Stezaker: Collages And Found Images Depicting Themes of Love

A new exhibition of British artist John Stezaker; presenting collages and found images concerned with themes of love, desire and betrayal that have been central to...

5 February 2018

SUPERMARKET 2018 Stockholm’s Independent Art Fair Release Full List of Exhibitors 

SUPERMARKET 2018 – Stockholm's Independent Art Fair, who have partnered with Artlyst again this year have announced the full list of exhibiting artist-run galleries selected...

1 February 2018

Gormley And Hodgkin: Collaborate For Sadler’s Wells 20th Anniversary Programme

Sadler’s Wells has announced 20 landmark commissions to mark the 20th anniversary of its popular London theatre. Antony Gormley and the late Howard Hodgkin

16 January 2018

Beyond The Binaries: Winter Pride Art Awards Announce Finalists

The Winter Pride Art Awards, sponsored by Emerald Life, invites you to The House of St Barnabas on Friday 26 January (7 pm -...

9 January 2018

Damien Hirst To Headline Houghton Hall 2018 Exhibition

Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall: Colour Space Paintings and Outdoor Sculptures is the title of a new exhibition to be held at Houghton Hall...

2 January 2018

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Condo London Announce Gallery Line Up For 2018 Event

Condo London opens its third edition (13 January-10 February) with 17 galleries in the capital hosting 27 of their international contemporaries.

25 December 2017

Rachel Howard Exhibition Announced By Newport Street Gallery For February 2018

The Newport Street Gallery, a private museum owned by Damien Hirst will present an exhibition of work by British artist Rachel Howard (b.1969), opening...

12 December 2017

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Gideon Rubin Blacks Out Hitler’s Mein Kampf For Freud Museum Exhibition

The Freud Museum is presenting BLACK BOOK, an exhibition of new work by Gideon Rubin and the latest in a critically acclaimed series curated...

 

Features

24 February 2018

Journaling In Pregnancy: Maternal Mental Health Improved By Creative Activities

There is growing recognition of the serious nature of maternal mental health problems during childbirth

21 February 2018

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Edward Lucie-Smith Bids A Final Farewell To The Avant-Garde

The contemporary art world seems an increasingly strange place to be.

21 February 2018

Anish Kapoor Designed Brit Award Statuette Was Events Only Redeeming X Factor

The Anish Kapoor designed Brit Award statuette was the best part of an otherwise boorish corporate event, this evening.

19 February 2018

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Doggie-Themed Art Happening Embraces Chinese New Year In London

Chinese New Year, got off with a woof yesterday with the launch of ‘Embracing the Underdog’, celebrating the Year of The Dog. Over one...

16 February 2018

Scottish Power: SSA And VAS Join Forces At RSA – Clare Henry

For the first time as a one-off, the 167-year-old SCOTTISH SOCIETY OF ARTISTS has joined forces with the younger VISUAL ARTS SCOTLAND

Dale Lewis And Emma Cousin The Painterly Post Digital Vernacular – Paul Carey-Kent

The story of painting has become, in large part, the story of its response to other media, especially photography.

Luke Heng: After Asphodel – Singapore Artist Profile – Eva Wong Nava

Luke Heng is an emerging Singaporean artist, born in 1987. He lives and works in Singapore and holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Fine Arts...

6 February 2018

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Emerging Artists From Budapest – Zoltan Alexander Investigates This Dynamic Scene

Could Hungary still retake its place on the art-map of Europe and contemporary art from Budapest have an international recognition

5 February 2018

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Philip Pearlstein: A Figure Of Speech – Video Interview By Edward Lucie-Smith

Last month Edward Lucie-Smith filmed this exclusive video for Artlyst with the well known NY figurative painter Philip Pearlstein, at the Saatchi Gallery, London.

5 February 2018

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Relaunched Kettle’s Yard Seamlessly Blends Old And New

Kettle's Yard in Cambridge reopens this week after a two-year redevelopment programme by Jamie Fobert Architects which includes major new exhibition galleries, generous education...

31 January 2018

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Singapore Art Week: The Last Word – Paul Carter Robinson

Singapore is a vibrant hub at the best of times, but it doubles up as a key global centre for contemporary art, as the...

30 January 2018

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Wayan Novi: Caring For Life – International Artist Profile – Eva Wong Nava

Iwayan Agus Novianto AKA Wayan Novi was born in 1989 in Bali.

22 January 2018

Derrick Adams Paintings Inspired By The 1936 Negro Travel Guide Exhibited

It’s been a busy year for Brooklyn based artist Derrick Adams. When I met the charming multimedia artist at Swiss Beatz’ holiday party, the...

2 January 2018

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Ten Must See Art Exhibitions Out Of London 2018

Here are Artlyst’s tips for the ten must-see exhibitions outside of the capital this year.

28 December 2017

Guide To Upcoming London Art Exhibitions 2018

2018 will offer a variety of exhibitions to cater for everyone's taste in art from spending time with modern masters such as a year...

21 December 2016

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Top 10 – Monochrome: Works of Art in Black and White

A new exhibition at the National Gallery is a celebration of monochrome and in particular painting in black and white. Artlyst has curated its own...

 

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