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20 July 2017

Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus First Photo

The exhumation of the corpse of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali took place this evening in Spain.

20 July 2017

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RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Includes Juergen Teller’s New Studio

The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize an award honouring the UK’s best new building has been announced today (Thursday 20 July). The six shortlisted buildings will now...

19 July 2017

Eightieth Anniversary of Nazis Degenerate Art Exhibition Marked By Ben Uri

Eighty years ago today, on the 19 July 1937, the Nazis unveiled their solution to terminate the freedom of artists to express themselves.

19 July 2017

Artangel Everywhere Commission Awarded To Evan Roth

Evan Roth has been announced as the Artangel Everywhere commission for a groundbreaking new project which will materialise throughout the world in 2018.

19 July 2017

Nicolas Poussin Four Seasons Panels Removed From Display After Louvre Floods

Two Panels by the French Artist Nicolas Poussin that are part of his iconic Four Seasons Quartet at the Louvre were damaged by heavy...

18 July 2017

Yorkshire Art Museum Triangle Launch International Sculpture Triennial

Four Yorkshire art galleries, including two Art Fund Museum of the Year winners, have secured funding of £750,000 in order to organise an international...

17 July 2017

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Hackney WickED Launches Full Fledged East End Arts Festival 28-30 July

London’s most exciting art’s festival celebrate a Summer of Love at Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios (28th - 30th July)

17 July 2017

Assemble Art Collective Open Major New Museum Survey In Vienna

The Turner Prize winning art collective Assemble: are offered a major new survey of their work at the Architekturzentrum Wien.

15 July 2017

Sarah Lucas Dialogues With Rodin In First Major US Museum Show

Sarah Lucas presents her first major museum exhibition in the United States titled Good Muse at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

14 July 2017

Salvador Dali Body Ordered To Be Exhumed On 20th July

You couldn't get more surreal than this! The exhumation of the body of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali will go ahead on 20th July.

12 July 2017

Knoedler Art Fraud Case Glafira Rosales Ordered To Pay Back $81m

The art fraudster Glafira Rosales who was central to the Knoedler art fraud scam has been ordered to Pay $81 million in compensation to...

12 July 2017

Tate Announces Record Year With Over 8.4m Visitors

Tate has announced that it had more visitors in 2016/17 than in any previous year.

12 July 2017

Alan Vega The Final Paintings and Light-works Exhibited In New York

Alan Vega's last visual artwork is presented in a New York exhibition of large-scale paintings. 'Keep IT Alive' completed in the run up...

11 July 2017

Edgar Degas Centenary Celebrated In New National Gallery Exhibition This Autumn

Marking the centenary of Edgar Degas' (1834–1917) death on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell has been announced as...

6 July 2017

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Hepworth Wakefield Wins Prestigious Museum Of The Year £100,000 Prize

The Hepworth Wakefield has won this year’s Museum of The Year Award. The gallery located in West Yorkshire has beaten Tate Modern, the Lapworth...

3 July 2017

Frieze Sculpture Park Unveils Free Summer Exhibition for London

Regent’s Park is to host London’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition, featuring 23 leading artists beginning on Wednesday. Frieze Sculpture will open from 5 July...

26 June 2017

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Khadija Saye Remembered By Kathy Kubicki Tutor At UCA Farnham

Khadija Saye was amazingly talented, and her determination to study photography at university overcame challenging social conditions and an environment that could easily have...

9 June 2017

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Royal Academy Annual Summer Exhibition Where Old Meets? – Edward Lucie-Smith

Right now, in terms of the shows, it’s offering the public, the Royal Academy is on a roll. There’s been one great, news-making exhibition...

23 May 2017

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David Bailey Talks Art, Photography And Sumatran Tigers – Artlyst Exclusive Interview

David Bailey is not at all what I expected. He’s imposing without being scary. He’s warm and down to earth. He speaks his mind,...

11 May 2017

Venice Biennale 57 A Bold Brash Statement to Counter The Earnest-Hearted

Running around the Venice Biennale is like any other big art event work and pleasure.

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

 

Reviews

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).

16 July 2017

Hella Jongerius Playing With Colour By Edward Lucie-Smith

As Hella Jongerius’ fascinating exhibition at the Design Museum proves, it is getting more and more difficult to draw a firm, unyielding line between...

15 July 2017

Islamic Women Explore Their Identities In London Exhibition – By Edward Lucie-Smith

There happens to be quite a spectrum of feminist and what one might (maybe tactlessly) call ethnic exhibitions on view in London right now. They demonstrate rather...

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

Carla Raffinetti: Drawing A Way Out Of The Abyss New Exhibition

It is easy to dismiss the world of the ancestors and appeasing gods in a post-scientific Western society. Less so when burdened with...

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.

6 July 2017

G.F. WATTS – Not Quite Michelangelo By Edward Lucie-Smith

The G F Watts Gallery, near Guilford, with one of very few art spaces in Britain that is basically dedicated to a single artist....

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...

30 May 2017

HOKUSAI A Most Influential Alien By Edward Lucie-Smith

Until the Modern epoch, and indeed right up to the present day, Hokusai was by far the most influential non-European artist to impact European...

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 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....

16 July 2017

C. A. Halpin Exhibits Large Scale Drawings and Sculpture At Herrick Gallery

A Hard World For Little Things is an exhibition consisting of two series of large-scale graphite drawings on paper and three sculptures by C.A.Halpin....

3 July 2017

Ralph Dunn and Ryan Riddington Explore Sexuality and Human Desire At MOCA

Ralph Dunn and Ryan Riddington are two talented emerging UK based artists. Their practice explores sexuality within their work in very different but complimentary...

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...

21 June 2017

City of London launches Sculpture in the City 2017

Sculpture in the City, the City of London's annual public art programme set amongst some of London's most iconic architectural landmarks, launches on 27...

19 June 2017

Alphonse Mucha And The Art Nouveau Movement Opens At The Walker Liverpool

A major exhibition of works of art by Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) one of the most influential artists of the Art Nouveau movement is on...

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.

12 June 2017

Whitechapel Gallery Presents Visual Journey Exploring The Motif Of Dust

The Whitechapel Gallery is presenting a new exhibition which brings together artworks and documents tracing a visual journey through the motif of dust from...

7 June 2017

Turner’s Relationship To The Sun In Paintings Explored In Hampshire Exhibition

The sun appears in many different guises in Turner’s work. Sometimes it is something very natural and elemental, at others, it is more mysterious...

6 June 2017

Dan Colen Solo Exhibition Announced For Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery

The American artist Dan Colen (b.1979), will be presented in a focused exhibition opening in October 2017 at the Newport Street Gallery. This will...

31 May 2017

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Monumental Summer Events

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year with A Weekend of Wonderful Things 14–16 July 2017. Events include; A Weekend...

6 May 2017

Andrew Logan Sculpture Exhibited In Former Home Of Sir Francis Drake

An exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan will open in July at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey in Devon.

 

Features

20 July 2017

Dia al-Azzawi Unveils Major Public Art Commission In Doha

The London based Iraqi artist Dia al-Azzawi’s has unveiled his latest sculpture at MIA Park, in Doha.

18 July 2017

Goldsmiths MA Degree Students Strut Their Wares In Final 2017 Exhibition

One of the highlights of the London contemporary art calendar is the Goldsmiths 2017 MFA degree exhibition.

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.

10 July 2017

Art Car Boot Fair Moves To Vauxhall For Most Successful Event Ever

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is something to celebrate. Each year a number of A-list artists join emerging unknowns to offer their work...

5 July 2017

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Christopher Gray In Search Of Dumas Artlyst Exclusive Interview

Christopher Gray was born in 1965 and has always lived and worked in 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...

29 May 2017

Central St Martins Colourful And Diverse Degree Shows 2017

Central St Martins BA and MA degree shows kicked off this weekend with a number of multidisciplinary exhibitions stretching across the Kings Cross campus.

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...

18 May 2017

London Degree Shows 2017 Guide – All Schools Should Be Art Schools

One of the best ways to keep your finger on the pulse of emerging art trends in London is to attend some of the...

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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