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22 August 2017

Lost Banksy Coke Snorting Copper Found And Restored In Shoreditch

An important Banksy mural painted on the outside of a public toilet, in the east end of London, over ten years ago has been...

22 August 2017

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Bellotto Masterpiece Saved For The Nation Goes On Display At National Gallery

Bellotto masterpiece, 'The Fortress of Königstein from the North', which was due to be exported from Britain, has been saved for the nation and...

21 August 2017

Norman Rockwell Study Achieves Record $1.6 million At Heritage Auctions

Norman Rockwell’s “Tough Call,” an original study for his iconic cover for the Saturday Evening Post has sold for a staggering $1.6 million at...

19 August 2017

Collateral Drawing Announces Artists For Fifth Exhibition And Publication

What do Rose Wylie, Gary Hume, Tim Noble and Billy Childish have in common? Collateral Drawing, the latest in a series of exhibitions organised...

18 August 2017

Black British Celebrity Photographs Acquired By National Portrait Gallery

Super model Naomi Campbell rapper Tine Tempah, and Journalist/newsreader Sir Trevor McDonald, are included in thirty-seven black British musicians, actors, politicians, models and sports...

17 August 2017

JMW Turner Home Sandycombe Lodge Twickenham Opens To The Public

Sandycombe Lodge, The Twickenham West London home that JMW Turner lived in has been restored and opened to the public.

16 August 2017

Met’s Art and Antiques Unit Suspended Until Further Notice

If this story is true and I have no doubt it is, Scotland Yard may be closing its internationally renowned Art and Antiques Unit....

16 August 2017

Kara Walker Artist Statement Keeps The Motor Running On Civilization

The African American artist Kara Walker who is presenting her latest show at Sikkema Jenkins and Co in New York has written a serious...

15 August 2017

David Roberts To Close Camden Gallery And Open Somerset Sculpture Park

David Roberts the Scottish collector is to close his Camden Town project space in London. Opened in 2012 in a disused 19th-century furniture factory...

14 August 2017

Grenfell Tower To Be Covered And Projected With Drawings By Local Children

Grenfell Tower is to be covered in a white material and projected with drawings by local children lighting up the structure at night.

12 August 2017

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Stolen Willem de Kooning Painting Returns To Museum After 32 Years

Stolen Willem de Kooning Painting Returns To Museum After 32 Years

11 August 2017

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Yayoi Kusama Museum To Open In Tokyo This October

Yayoi Kusama the creator of polka-dot “infinity” rooms and outsider paintings has announced she is to open her own dedicated museum in her hometown,...

11 August 2017

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Matisse vs The Multi-Cultural Multi-Ethnic 21st Century Art World – Edward Lucie-Smith

I went to see the R.A.’s new Matisse show, but not at the press view, as I was abroad. I did go very shortly...

10 August 2017

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Lost Alberto Giacometti Drawings Auctioned To Benefit The Art Fund

Two original drawings by the artist, Alberto Giacometti have been discovered in the inventory of a deceased English antique dealer. They are to go...

9 August 2017

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Roundhouse Summer Project: Wayne McGregor Curates Random International

The international choreographer and director Wayne McGregor is curating a major new series at the Roundhouse with Random International.

9 August 2017

Christie’s Photography Sales To Include MoMa And Thomas Koerfer Collections

Christie’s Paris has announced that it will offer Photographs from the Thomas Koerfer Collection,” comprising 74 lots led by the emblematic Man Ray masterpiece,...

8 August 2017

Art Power-Couple Dasha Zhukova And Roman Abramovich To Split

Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich have announced that they have split.

7 August 2017

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Dr. Martin Roth Former Director Of London’s V&A Dies Age 62

Dr. Martin Roth the former director of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) has died age 62.

7 August 2017

Invader Mosaics Targeted By Paris Art Thieves Dressed As City Workers

Art thieves disguised as Paris street workers have stolen a number of pixelated tile pieces by the French street artist Invader

4 August 2017

Chelsea Manning DNA Explored In New Artist-led Collaborative Exhibition

A Becoming Resemblance is an exhibition by Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Chelsea E. Manning, investigating emerging technologies of genomic identity construction and our societal moment....

30 July 2017

Antony Gormley Announced As Koestler Art By Offenders Exhibition Curator

Sir Antony Gormley, the Turner Prize winning artist and creator of the Angel Of The North Sculpture in Gateshead is to curate the 2017...

28 July 2017

Nazi-looted Art UK Government Renews Commitment To Fair Restitution

Stronger measures to return Nazi-looted art to its original owners will be called for by the UK Government at the first European conference dedicated...

24 July 2017

Alice Cooper Discovers £8m Lost Warhol In Storage Lock-Up

The US rock star Alice Cooper has discovered an important early 1960s painting by Andy Warhol worth £8m in a storage unit where it...

22 July 2017

Turner Prize Winner Keith Tyson Marries Elisabeth Murdoch

The Turner prize-winning artist Keith Tyson is to marry TV executive Elisabeth Murdoch today.

22 July 2017

Salvador Dali Remains Perfectly Preserved Reveals Official

Salvador Dali's body was well-preserved officials stated after the exemption of his body on Thursday night. His hair and mustache were also in perfect...

Hix Award 2017: Submissions 1st May - 23rd July

 

Reviews

21 August 2017

Drawing As An Encounter Between Artists And Sitters By Edward Lucie-Smith

The latest stage in the National Portrait Gallery’s endeavour to reach out beyond its original remit – paintings and sculptures, often of not much...

17 August 2017

Bram Bogart: Focus On Boundaries Of Painting At The Saatchi Gallery

This Summer, the Saatchi Gallery will be hosting the second of a series of exhibitions under the new SALON programme within the Gallery's Duke...

15 August 2017

Is Daniel Richter In The Same League As Peter Doig?

Daniel Richter has shaped painting in Germany as few others have done, since the 1990s. He slots in well with important painters such...

10 August 2017

Harland Miller – Voyage To The End Of Pop Art – Edward Lucie-Smith

Harland Miller’s rather handsome exhibition at White Cube, Mason’s Yard, looks more like the end of something than the beginning of something. There are...

1 August 2017

Matisse Cultural Appropriation And His Studio RA Review By Sue Hubbard

The artist’s studio is both a practical workshop and the workshop of the mind, a place of reflection and play, of doubt and hard...

20 July 2017

Rose Finn-Kelcey: Forging The Future Of Feminist Art By Paul Black

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting the first posthumous exhibition of works by Rose Finn-Kelcey (1945–2014).

13 July 2017

Black Power! Tate’s Latest Right On Exhibition Explores African American Art

A challenging and intelligent new show at Tate Modern asks rather more questions than it actually succeeds in answering.

12 July 2017

Chris Ofili Tapestry Magic At The National Gallery By Edward Lucie-Smith

Chris Ofili’s big tapestry, commissioned by the Clothworkers’ Company and now on view at the Sunley Room at the National Gallery, doesn’t seem to...

10 July 2017

Raphael Drawings Appropriation On A Grand Scale By Edward Lucie-Smith

One telling feature of the show of Raphael drawings now at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is its timing.

5 July 2017

Howard Hodgkin: India My Somewhere Else By Sue Hubbard

Everyone has a “somewhere else” in their lives Howard Hodgkin said in 1992. “My somewhere else is India”. Howard Hodgkin was 32 when he first visited...

4 July 2017

Otto Dix And August Sander – Observing The Rise Of German Fascism

A fascinating exhibition linking ‘Portraying a Nation' and ‘The Evil Eye’ with works by August Sander and Otto Dix is currently showing...

23 June 2017

John Singer Sargent A Magician Of Light Dulwich Picture Gallery

This intimate exhibition of eighty watercolours from the Anglo-American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) has opened at Dulwich Picture Gallery.

8 June 2017

Grayson Perry Climbing The Populist Mountain Serpentine Review – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Grayson Perry show that just opened at the Serpentine Gallery offers both a very new version of now-obligatory populism in the promotion of...

16 May 2017

Phyllida Barlow Great Henges Bright Coloured Forms Venice Biennale – Sue Hubbard

I remember, some time ago, a film in which a young interviewer asked Louise Bourgeois, then in her 90s, what it was like to...

11 May 2017

Giacometti An Artist Of Distance Not Intimacy By Edward Lucie-Smith

Tate Modern’s new Giacometti show, following hot on the heels of a recent show dedicated to the same artist at the National Portrait Gallery,...

5 April 2017

Queer Art At Tate – My Take By Edward Lucie-Smith

The hosannas are already ringing out for Tate Britain’s new show Queer British Art, 1861-1967.

 

Previews

18 August 2017

Nature Morte: Contemporary Still life Explored At Guildhall Art Gallery

A new exhibition celebrating the cult of Nature Morte explores how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated the still life.

16 August 2017

John Stezaker Explores Groundbreaking Paul Nash Landscapes In New Curated Exhibition

A new exhibition curated by John Stezaker at York Art Gallery this autumn explores Paul Nash’s ground-breaking inter-war landscapes which transformed the genre of...

16 August 2017

The National Gallery Goes Monochrome For New B&W Exhibition

The National Gallery, this Autumn goes monochrome on a journey through a world of shadow and light.

14 August 2017

British Pop Artist Peter Blake Featured By Waddington Custot At Frieze Masters

A tribute to the British Pop artist Peter Blake (b.1932) at Waddington Custot, in collaboration with designer Robin Brown and producer Anna Pank. Will...

13 August 2017

Moniker Art Fair Eighth Edition Promises Bigger Urban Sprawl

London: Moniker Art Fair’s eighth edition will consolidate its position as one of the leading global art fair dedicated to urban art and its...

8 August 2017

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Collector Tim Sayer Curates 25 Works Selected For Hepworth Wakefield Exhibition

The Hepworth Wakefield is presenting an exhibition of 25 works personally selected by Tim Sayer MBE

2 August 2017

Julian Opie Creates Dialogue with Van Dyck’s Self-portrait At The NPG

Julian Opie has unveiled a new work to display alongside the National Portrait Gallery’s self-portrait of Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), acquired in 2014...

31 July 2017

Bruce Nauman – Raw Materials Returns To Turbine Hall For Artist Rooms Show

Bruce Nauman is the latest artist to be given a solo exhibition as part of the Artist Rooms series of annual free exhibitions.

31 July 2017

The Golden Age Of Ocean Liners Explored In New V&A Exhibition

The golden age of ocean travel will be explored in a major new exhibition, Ocean Liners: Speed & Style, Co-organised by the V&A in...

18 July 2017

Impressionist Refugees Monet, Tissot And Pissarro In Britain New Tate Exhibition

Tate Britain brings together over 100 important works by Impressionist masters such as Monet, Tissot, Pissarro, and others for a blockbuster exhibition this Autumn....

3 July 2017

British Realist Painting From The 1920s And 1930s Explored In Edinburgh

An exhibition of more than 80 paintings by a now obscure generation of artists, exploring the realist tradition in British art, between the two...

16 June 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat Boom At The Barbican – First Glimpse

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat(1960­-1988) opens at the Barbican on 21st September.

 

Features

21 August 2017

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Exhibition Autumn Preview 2017: An Artlyst Guide On What To See In London

The Artlyst exhibition guide to what's on in London this Autumn.

20 August 2017

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Caravan – An Interview With Rev Paul Gordon Chandler On Arts Peacebuilding

CARAVAN is the international intercultural and interreligious peacebuilding arts NGO which has brought I AM, an art exhibition showcasing the insights and experiences of...

15 August 2017

Sculptures By Nick Hornby Impress At Glyndebourne Festival 2017

A collection of work, Sculpture (1504-2017), by artist Nick Hornby are currently on display at the Glyndebourne Festival 2017.

5 August 2017

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Word On The Street – British Graffiti Art In Focus

Is an indigenous rock painting showing off the number of kills any different to a rebellious teenager taking his girl to their local make-out...

2 August 2017

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Paul Carey -Kent Curates His London Gallery Choices For August 2017

There's seems to be more on than usual over August, partly due to a new trend for shows running July-September

26 July 2017

Les Rencontres d’Arles A World Class Photography Festival – By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

The 48th edition of the World premiere photography festival: Les Rencontres d’Arles. With 100,000 visitors in 2016, it is becoming increasingly popular among art...

25 July 2017

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Top 10 London Museum Exhibitions Summer 2017

Here’s the Artlyst guide to the Top 10 best Museum exhibitions on in London this Summer, half of which have Free admission.

25 July 2017

Polish Art In Britain Centenary Marked At London’s Ben Uri Gallery

Art Out of the Bloodlands: A Century of Polish Artists in Britain at the Ben Uri Gallery focuses on the contribution made by the...

24 July 2017

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Ultimate Kitsch: State Visit Gifts Go On Display At Buckingham Palace

The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace is upon us and this year the featured exhibition in the State Rooms is a special display of...

14 July 2017

Art Beyond London: Unmissable Exhibitions Summer 2017

If you’re planning on leaving the capital this Summer, Artlyst has put together a selection of the best UK shows outside of London.

1 July 2017

Australian Artist Martin Brown Picks 10 Artists At The 57th Venice Biennale

As a regular attendee of the Venice Biennale, this was my sixth visit, I was fortunate to attend the Vernissage week with an invitation...

I love Christine Macel’s Venice Biennale By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Much has been said about the Biennale. It is daring indeed from Christine Macel, the French curator from Pompidou appointed the curator of the...

12 June 2017

RA Summer Exhibition 2017 Twelve Highlights by Sara Faith

Artlyst's highlights of the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2017.

5 June 2017

Antarctic Biennale Breaking Barriers At the 57th Venice Biennale

The Antarctic Biennale is a bespoke cultural event, different from any other. It is a creative journey, expanding the parameters of what art can...

3 June 2017

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Sgt Pepper Reimagined At 50 Liverpool Creates A Festival To Remember

Sgt Pepper At 50 is the 50th anniversary of the original album by The Beatles and through this festival has become a newly ‘re-imagined...

25 May 2017

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Richard Deacon: Accidents Will Happen – Major New Exhibition Middelheim Museum Antwerp

Sometimes the best art is born out of a mistake. It is this type of accidental trial and error that keeps the Turner Prize...

5 May 2017

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What The UK And Ireland Are Showing At The 2017 Venice Biennale

Artlyst is off to Venice for a week of immersive art overkill. There is so much to see and do to the point of saturation. The...

 

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