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News

21 October 2017

Stolen Stanley Spencer Painting Worth £1m Recovered From Drugs Den

A painting by Sir Stanley Spencer titled Cookham from Englefield, that was stolen five years ago from the Stanley Spencer Gallery in Berkshire has...

20 October 2017

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Major Sean Scully Exhibition Set To Tour Russia

The internationally acclaimed abstract artist Sean Scully is to launch a major touring exhibition in Russia following a series of highly successful exhibitions in China. The...

19 October 2017

2017 Canadian Biennial Unveiled At National Gallery of Canada

The 2017 Canadian Biennial opens today at the National Gallery of Canada. More than 100 recent acquisitions of Canadian and Indigenous contemporary art

17 October 2017

Piotr Pavlensky Arrested For Arson Attack On Paris Banque de France

Update Thursday 19 October: Pyotr Pavlensky  and his partner Oksana Shalygina have been detained, and placed in pre-trial detention in Paris following Monday’s Performance Art arson attack...

17 October 2017

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Grenfell Tower Art Auction Raises £1.9m At Sotheby’s

London: An auction held at Sotheby’s in aid of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire has raised £1.9m. Thirty one lots donated by artists...

16 October 2017

Auguste Rodin: $12m Masterpiece Missing Since 1920 Found In New Jersey

A long-lost marble bust by Auguste Rodin depicting Napoleon Bonaparte, has turned up in a municipal building in Madison, New Jersey. The major work...

16 October 2017

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Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art Announce Line-Up 2018

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art has announced details of the programme for its eighth edition, opening on 20 April 2018. Under the new...

14 October 2017

Keith Haring Ceiling Restored At Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum

Keith Haring's (1958-1990) 'The velum' painted by the NY street artist in 1986 as a centrepiece for his solo show at the Dutch museum...

12 October 2017

United States Quits UNESCO Over Anti-Israel Bias

The United States has quit UNESCO over what they call an 'anti-Israel bias.' The US is pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation accusing...

11 October 2017

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Privately Owned Leonardo da Vinci Painting To Be Sold At Christies

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi. Painted by one of the Renaissance greatest masters is to go under the hammer at Christie's. Titled Salvator Mundi,...

11 October 2017

Frieze London Reports Strong Sales And Robust Institutional Support 2017 Round-Up

Frieze London which closed on Sunday 8th October has brought together more than 160 galleries from 31 countries and driven strong sales across the...

8 October 2017

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Contemporary Art Holds Its Own At Christie’s, Sotheby’s And Phillips

Autumn Contemporary Art auction round-up, Autumn 2017

5 October 2017

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Artlyst Chooses Ten Of The Best From Frieze London 2017

Frieze is here again, and we've been crossing the days off since summer! Not only is this the buzziest week of the London autumn...

4 October 2017

Superflex Takes Over The Turbine Hall At Tate Modern

The Danish collective SUPERFLEX has unveiled their highly anticipated Tate Modern Turbine Hall commission.It consists of a large-scale interactive installation titled One Two Three Swing! The work extends beyond...

2 October 2017

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 launches in Gateshead

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2017 launches in Gateshead showcasing new and recent fine art graduates

1 October 2017

Katharina Grosse Presents New Site-Specific Work At South London Gallery

Katharina Grosse has for many years been popular in her native Germany, but it wasn't until Gagosian became interested in her work, giving her a solo...

30 September 2017

Matisse Portrait: US Court Rules In Favour Of London’s National Gallery

London's National Gallery has announced that the decision concerning their Portrait of Greta Moll by Henri Matisse is a welcomed solution to the high-profile case.

26 September 2017

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Turner Prize Evolves To Survive In Hull By Sue Hubbard

We know it’s late September because the Turner Prize is with us again. 

23 September 2017

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Lucio Fontana Pioneer Of Light, Space And Void – Pirelli HangarBicocca Milan

A major new exhibition dedicated to the environments created by the Italian artist Lucio Fontana has opened at Pirelli HangarBicocca in Milan

14 September 2017

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Tacita Dean Three Prong Exhibition To Spread Across Major London Galleries

The artist Tacita Dean will present three major London public gallery exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, and National Gallery, in May...

11 September 2017

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Rachel Whiteread Talks To Sue Hubbard About Her New Exhibition At Tate Britain

Trying to get hold of Rachel Whiteread to talk about her new exhibition at Tate Britain, her largest to date is rather like attempting to gain...

8 September 2017

Vinyl Factory Pays Homage To Lisson Gallery’s 50th Anniversary

The Vinyl Factory who last year partnered with the Hayward Gallery to bring London 'The Infinite Mix’, one the best shows of the year, is...

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

 

Reviews

19 October 2017

Everything at Once: Temporary Compartments Into Which We Plunge – Edward Lucie-Smith

Everything at Once is the hopeful title of the vast exhibition currently being presented by the Lisson Gallery + Vinyl Factory in the Store...

17 October 2017

Iconoclasts / Calder  Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen – Edward Lucie-Smith 

This Week, Edward Lucie-Smith Reviews Two contrasting Exhibitions At the Saatchi Gallery London ICONOCLASTS – Saatchi Gallery Until 7 January 2018 The Iconoclasts show just opened at the...

16 October 2017

Harrison Pearce – Conflicting Forces of Desire and Menace By Richard Dorment

Harrison Pearce meticulously constructs kinetic sculptural installations out of industrial machinery, silicon and rope.

13 October 2017

R U Being Served? Art At Fortnums And Whiteleys – Edward Lucie-Smith

Such is the pressure on gallery space that quite important exhibitions now take place in all sorts of strange places. Sometimes, quite literally, they hide...

10 October 2017

Duchamp And Dali Two Iconic 20th-Century Artists – Edward Lucie-Smith

Duchamp And Dali - Royal Academy: This provocative little show at the R.A., done in parallel with the same institutions big retrospective for Jaspers...

10 October 2017

Jake And Dinos Chapman – Suicide Vests And Contextualising Goya – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new show by Jake and Dinos Chapman at Blain-Southern – their first outing with this prestigious dealer, offers a full-on re-interpretation of Goya’s...

10 October 2017

Alexander De Cadenet Inside The bronze Apple By Amanda McGregor

The bronze apple of creation called ‘Creations’ that Alexander De Cadenet placed on the Henry Moore Alter in the centre of the St Stephen...

6 October 2017

Two Friezes – More Is Less By Edward Lucie-Smith

The two Frieze art fairs held simultaneously in London every year are now, according to received opinion, the biggest temperature taking, temperature raising events in the whole of...

6 October 2017

Dan Colen Free-Spirited And Up For Anything – By Edward Lucie-Smith

Just occasionally, an exhibition manages to take me unawares. This was very much the case with Dan Colen’s new show at Damien Hirst’s splendid...

4 October 2017

28 September 2017

Degas – The Impressionist Movement’s Odd Man Out By Edward Lucie-Smith

Degas often seems like the odd man out, among the leading artists of the Impressionist Movement.

26 September 2017

Roy Lichtenstein: Ben-Day Dots And Printer’s Ink – Tate Liverpool

This is the first public gallery show of Lichtenstein’s paintings to be held in Britain since Tate Modern's well-attended retrospective in London, in 2013.

22 September 2017

Jasper Johns: Who Am I? A Retrospective By Edward Lucie-Smith 

Often enough in his career, Jasper Johns has issued statements that say in effect: ‘Who am I? The truth is that I don’t think I...

21 September 2017

Basquiat Boom The Hero In His Own Play By Edward Lucie-Smith 

The new Jean-Michel Basquiat show at the Barbican titled Basquiat: Boom For Real comes with a thumping big hardback catalogue published by Prestel.

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...

 

Previews

21 October 2017

Dame Paula Rego Unveils New Work At Jerwood Exhibition

Dame Paula Rego's has unveiled a major new exhibition at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings.

20 October 2017

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The Vigorous Imagination: New Scottish Art Explored 30 Years On

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark exhibition ‘The Vigorous Imagination: New Scottish Art’ that was presented at the Scottish National Gallery...

18 October 2017

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HIX Award Shortlist Exhibition Unveiled At Hix Art In Shoreditch

Mark Hix and HIX ART have announced the return of the highly- anticipated HIX Award, the nationally acclaimed annual competition for art students and recent graduates.

16 October 2017

Michael Petry: In the Realm of the Gods New Solo exhibition Holburne Museum Bath

The Holburne Museum has invited Petry to make a new feature installation and to place two other pieces about existing works in their collection.

11 October 2017

Keith Vaughan Homoerotic Photos From The 1930s To Be Exhibited

A collection of rare vintage homoerotic photographs and collages by the British artist Keith Vaughan (1912-1977) from the 1930s, the majority never previously seen or exhibited,...

11 October 2017

Rose Wylie: Acclaimed British Artist Given Serpentine Exhibition Age 83

The Serpentine is presenting the works of acclaimed British artist Rose Wylie (born 1934, UK) this winter.

9 October 2017

Lubaina Himid: Turner Prize Nominee Unveils New Liverpool Exhibition

The Turner Prize-nominated Lubaina Himid presents Meticulous Observations and Naming the Money, a powerful new exhibition at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery.

9 October 2017

Julian Opie Debuts At The National Portrait Gallery

Julian Opie makes his debut at the National Portrait Gallery with a selection of new works. It will accompany the Gallery’s self-portrait by Sir...

22 September 2017

Pablo Picasso Love, Fame,Tragedy Works Reunited At Tate Modern

A unique opportunity to view a group of paintings by Pablo Picasso created in the 1930s will be on offer at Tate Modern

24 August 2017

Victorian Photography Pioneers Explored In New NPG Exhibition

An exhibition of work by four of the most celebrated Victorian art photographers is to open at The National Portrait Gallery in London.

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.

 

Features

21 October 2017

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Juan Muñoz: Masterwork Double Bind Returns At PLANTA After Sixteen Years

The monumental installation Double Bind by the late Spanish artist Juan Muñoz was first seen in spectacular form in 2001

21 October 2017

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Under The Church: Meet Mayfair Gallerist Iain Michael Brunt’s Latest Project

Tucked under the church off Weighhouse Street in Mayfair I found Iain Michael Brunt; whom after a move from impressionism into modern art has...

20 October 2017

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FIAC Paris Opens To Strong Sales And Buzzy Optimistic Atmosphere 

Paris is transformed once again into the world capital of contemporary art with the FIAC, the International Contemporary Art Fair. A veritable institution recognized worldwide, the...

15 October 2017

Migration, Cyber Women, and Breast Ironing: New Art Prize explores diverse themes

An exciting new prize has arrived on the UK art scene. The Emerging Female Artists prize was initiated by the arts and human rights...

13 October 2017

Unmistakable Art For Uncertain Times – Frieze Week Report By Zoltan Alexander

Apart from the usual twin events, the 15th edition of FRIEZE London, bringing more than 160 international galleries together and FRIEZE Masters

12 October 2017

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Tracey Emin And Jean Arp Spearhead Turner Contemporary Autumn Line-Up

Turner Contemporary 0pens two exhibitions tomorrow which feature Margate's own Tracey Emin in one section and the work of the Swiss-born artist Jean Hans...

28 September 2017

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New York Gallery Round-Up Autumn 2017 By Ilka Scobie

There are many superb shows that open the New York art season. Here is a totally random selection of autumnal exhibitions.

25 September 2017

Call for Entries Emerald Winter Pride Art Awards 2017/2018: Beyond the Binaries

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, Winter Pride in partnership with Emerald Life and The House of St Barnabas, launches...

21 September 2017

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Nathalie Du Pasquier Interviewed Ahead Of Her Camden Arts Centre Exhibition

Interview conducted by Neil Zakiewicz with Milan-based artist, Nathalie Du Pasquier

21 September 2017

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Basquiat: Colour Blind Expressions Of A Society Unheard – The Barbican

Basquiat used what he knew was out there on the streets the injustices towards black people.

7 September 2017

Out Of London Exhibitions Artlyst Picks 10 Of The Best Autumn 2017

Autumn sees the launch of a number of exciting exhibitions around the country, confirming that you don't have to visit the capital to see...

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.

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...

 

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