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News

22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled 'Seated Man with a Cane' (1918)....

19 April 2018

Peter Doig To Curate Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester Exhibition

62-year-old Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester is to have his latest exhibition curated by the internationally renowned painter Peter Doig.

19 April 2018

Priceless Chinese Objects Stolen From East Asian Art Museum In Bath

A number of valuable Chinese objects have been reported stolen from a much loved small museum in Bath.

16 April 2018

Slowing Growth: Hiscox Online Art Market Report Reveal £3B Sales

Based on the current growth trajectory, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals that the value of the online art market could...

16 April 2018

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Helen Cammock Wins Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. 

12 April 2018

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Gillian Ayres My Fiercely independent Friend – Sue Hubbard

Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.

11 April 2018

Max Hollein Appointed New Director At The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a new director,  Max Hollein.

10 April 2018

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Tracey Emin Unveils Pro-Europe Neon Art At St Pancras International

Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The...

10 April 2018

Northern Irish Artist Cathy Wilkes To Represent GB At 58th Venice Biennale

Cathy Wilkes has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

6 April 2018

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London Dealer Richard Nagy Ordered To Return Stolen Egon Schiele Drawings

Two works on paper by the Secessionist artist Egon Schiele stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in the late 1930s have been...

4 April 2018

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Arts Council Collection Acquire More Women Artists In 2017-18

The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by...

28 March 2018

Michael Rakowitz Unveils His Fourth Plinth Commission In London’s Trafalgar Square

The latest artist to exhibit a work for the "Fourth Plinth' commission is the US artist Michael Rakowitz’.

27 March 2018

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Jenny Saville A Passion For Flesh And Paint – GMA – Clare Henry

JENNY SAVILLE'S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.

15 March 2018

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Liverpool Biennial Announce Programme For 20th Anniversary Edition

Liverpool Biennial, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?

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...

 

Reviews

17 April 2018

David Mach Is Back With New Glasgow Installation/Exhibition – Clare Henry

In 1983 David Mach burst upon the media stage with his London Southbank giant Polaris car tyre submarine installation.

16 April 2018

Rene Magritte As Conceptual Artist – Edward Lucie-Smith

Art lovers have Magritte safely classified as a leading Surrealist.

10 April 2018

Richard Serra vs Hope To Nope – Edward Lucie-Smith

Sometimes two shows come along that seem perfectly timed to contradict one another.

5 April 2018

Claude Monet & Architecture Strictly A Revolution In Seeing – Edward Lucie-Smith

The National Gallery’s splendid new show, Monet & Architecture, caps a very rich Spring 2018 season of exhibitions in London

31 March 2018

London Art Review Round-Up April 2018 – Paul Carey Kent

The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London for April 2018. Paul currently freelances...

29 March 2018

Cool Modern America: A Dehumanised Modernist Dream – Paul Black

As Duchamp stated in 1915; “America is the country of the art of the future. Look at the skyscrapers!

25 March 2018

Cinthia Marcelle: Dark Matter Of Social Inequality – Modern Art Oxford

The Family in Disorder: Truth or Dare, sees Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle transform the architectural properties of Modern Art Oxford

22 March 2018

Known Unknowns Mark Another Forward Step In Saatchi’s Recovery – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Saatchi Gallery’s new anthology show Known Unknowns marks another forward step in its recovery.

17 March 2018

Tacita Dean’s Triple Header Implicit Nostalgia And History – Sue Hubbard

Film is Tacita Dean’s medium. Not that catch-all of so many contemporary artists, video, but analogue film with all its implicit nostalgia and history....

12 March 2018

John Copeland: The Return Of Exuberant Painterliness – Edward Lucie-Smith

John Copeland is an American painter in his 40s, not it seems particularly well known in his own country.

11 March 2018

High Society: Four Centuries Of Lavish Portraiture – Rijks Museum – Paul Carter Robinson

High Society is a survey exhibition highlighting thirty-five portraits of the rich, famous and powerful of the day.

7 March 2018

Picasso’s Unspoken Minotaur In The Room – Tate Modern – Edward Lucie-Smith

The hosannas have already begun. Picasso's latest show at Tate Modern, entitled Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy gets a 5-star review in The Times.

2 March 2018

The Human Condition Relationships And Raw Desires – Tate Britain – Sue Hubbard

The 20th century saw God lose his central role within the scheme of human belief and philosophy.

1 March 2018

It’s A Fischl – Eric’s Latest London Exhibition Returns To Challenging Form

The American figurative painter Eric Fischl is back in London with a new exhibition of his large narrative canvases.

1 March 2018

Roy Oxlade: Painting A Sense Of The Absurd – Edward Lucie-Smith

The late Roy Oxlade (1929-1985) is currently in some danger of being remembered, first and foremost, as the partner of the current ‘emerging artist’...

26 February 2018

Submerging Artists: Rebirthing A Genre By Edward Lucie-Smith

It’s become noticeable that while the British art world – it's museum dominated segment in particular – still prattles happily about ‘emerging artists’, convincing examples...

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

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

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...

Previews

23 April 2018

Marina Abramovic:  Groundbreaking  Retrospective Opens In Bonn Germany

Marina Abramović is a groundbreaking, radical and sometimes controversial artist.

15 April 2018

Emily Young: First Contemporary Works Exhibited In New College Cloisters – Paul Black

Considering that British sculptor Emily Young strives to marry the ancient and contemporary

14 April 2018

Sean Scully: First UK Sculpture And Painting Exhibition Announced For YSP

Sean Scully is to create an ambitious new exhibition of both his paintings and his less known three-dimensional works, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park...

11 April 2018

BP Portrait Award 2018 Shortlist Revealed At NPG

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has revealed the four artists shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2018. The award will be presented on 11...

4 April 2018

Lee Miller: Private Photographs Of Picasso On Display At Lightbox

A new photography exhibition of work by Lee Miller at The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking will display a rarely-seen, carefree side to...

21 March 2018

Carsten Holler Takes On Palazzo Strozzi For The Florence Experiment

Palazzo Strozzi will host The Florence Experiment, a new site-specific project devised by celebrated German artist Carsten Höller and plant neurobiologist Stefano Mancuso, curated...

19 March 2018

Alexander Calder Hauser & Wirth Somerset

A major new solo exhibition of works by Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976), the majority of which have never before been exhibited in the...

9 March 2018

Collecting Stanley Spencer: New Cookham Exhibition Explores His Patron’s Influence

A new exhibition at the popular Stanley Spencer Gallery in Cookham titled Patron Saints: Collecting Stanley Spencer, opens later this month.

28 February 2018

Nancy Fouts: Explores The Inherent Strangeness Of Everyday Objects

Nancy Fouts is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a characteristically playful and provocative humour.

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...

 

Features

23 April 2018

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Art Brussels Ten Of The Best From The 50th Anniversary Edition – Paul Carter Robinson

Art Brussels is one of the oldest established Contemporary art fairs in Europe. In fact, after Art Cologne, it is the second elder statesman.

22 April 2018

Asian Chronicles: Hong Kong To Vibrant Indonesia – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

When I landed in Hong Kong a few days before the VIP opening of Art Basel HK, I could feel this year will be...

15 April 2018

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Picasso To Souza: The Crucifixion Imagery Rarely Exhibited – Revd Jonathan Evens

Overshadowed by iconic images from Picasso 1932 and Bacon/Freud two of the Tate’s current exhibitions feature powerfully expressive crucifixion images.

12 April 2018

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Anne Vierstraete Art Brussels Director In Conversation With Paul Carter Robinson

Anne Vierstraete, the Managing Director of Art Brussels in conversation with Paul Carter Robinson ahead of the opening of the fair next week. 

10 April 2018

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Suzanne Pagé Artistic Director Fondation Louis Vuitton Interview – Paul Carter Robinson

Ahead of the opening of the Fondation Louis Vuitton's latest exhibition titled 'In Tune With The World' I had the privilege to talk to...

8 April 2018

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Female Midas Depicts Alternative Golden Perspective Through Visual Art

“I feel privileged to be identified as the female Midas, but my purpose is to be influential to create change; to instil an alternative...

7 April 2018

Apocalypse Now: Michael Takeo Magruder Interviewed By Revd Jonathan Evens

The word apocalypse originally indicated an ‘unveiling’, and the speaker in the Book of Revelation is a ‘seer’.

7 April 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Monumental Paintings Rising From An Industrial Moonscape – PLANTA – Paul Black

When visiting one of Sorigué Foundation's latest art installations at the family-run industrial and agricultural company - located at the entrance of the industrial...

2 April 2018

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Stuckism Is Alive And Well And Living In Prague – Edward Lucie-Smith

I’m just back from a visit to Prague. I went there specifically to see an exhibition of new British painting organised by an organisation...

30 March 2018

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Jonathan Anderson: Religious Inspirations Behind Modernism – Interview Revd Jonathan Evens

Jonathan Anderson is a practicing artist, whose works have been featured in group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States.

29 March 2018

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Damien Hirst Falling Off The Grid – Houghton Hall – Paul Carter Robinson

Last week I was a guest at the magnificent Houghton Hall, one of the most impressive Palladian houses in Britain.

Why Visual Artists Make The Best Musicians – Glasgow Report – Clare Henry

On one of the coldest days this year I climbed down many steps into the deep railway cut that is Glasgow's Queens Park Station....

5 March 2018

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Glasgow Girls: Artists Heavily Engaged In Social Comment – Clare Henry

One Hundred years after the suffragette movement which culminated in women gaining the right to vote, it feels like this may finally be the...

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.

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

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...

 

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