Super Market 2017 - Stockholm Independent Art Fair - 23-26 March 2017

News

24 March 2017

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Fourth Plinth Commission “Good For A Disposable Laugh” – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next two occupants of the so-called Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square have just been announced and, true to form, the British visual...

23 March 2017

Art Basel HK Compete With TEFAF By Introducing Global Art Market Report

Art Basel along with partners UBS have launched the first Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report. T

21 March 2017

Trisha Brown Artist And New York choreographer Dies Age 80

The New York artist and choreographer Trisha Brown who was associated closely with the visual arts scene in downtown New York in the 1960s...

21 March 2017

Whitney Biennial 2017 Evolves Beyond Precious, Pretentious Or Tired

The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the first at the new spacious downtown location, is a total home run. Form, function and fun come together.

21 March 2017

Michael Rakowitz And Heather Phillipson Awarded Next Fourth Plinth Commissions

Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson were today announced as the two artists who have won the next commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar...

19 March 2017

Thomas Gainsborough Masterpiece Vandalised At London’s National Gallery

An iconic English painting, The Morning Walk, by Sir Thomas Gainsborough has been vandalised by a visitor to the gallery. Members of the public...

18 March 2017

Rachel Whiteread Village Installation Given Permanent Home At V&A MOC

Rachel Whiteread’s celebrated artwork Place (Village) (2006-2008) will go on permanent display at the V&A Museum of Childhood

17 March 2017

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Superflex: Innovative Danish Collective Selected For 2017 Tate Turbine Hall Commission

Superflex the Danish Collective best known for displaying a giant Euro coin on the side of the Hayward Gallery have been chosen to undertake...

17 March 2017

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Gilbert & George And David Adjaye Elected As Royal Academicians

The Royal Academy of Arts has announced the election of the internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye and artist Gilbert & George as new...

16 March 2017

Trump Shows His Intent To Axe National Endowment for the Arts

The Trump administration's intention to cut the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in its federal budget...

15 March 2017

Damien Hirst Targeted In Venice By Animal Rights Activists At Palazzo Grassi

Damien Hirst’s exhibition in Venice which open to the public on April 9 has been targeted by animal rights activists who dumped bags of...

14 March 2017

Eileen Cooper RA. To Co-ordinate 249th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy’s has announced Eileen Cooper RA. will co-ordinate the 249th Summer Exhibition, which runs from mid-June until late August.

13 March 2017

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Howard Hodgkin A Road Trip Through India By Paul Carter Robinson

I met Howard Hodgkin in New York at the opening of his first US solo show at the Jill Kornblee Gallery, when I had...

9 March 2017

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Sir Howard Hodgkin RA Sumptuous Colourist Dies Age 84

The English painter Sir Howard Hodgkin has died in London aged 84. Howard was born 6 August in 1932 in Hammersmith, London.

9 March 2017

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TEFAF Art Market Report Highlights 7% Global Downturn In 2016

TEFAF, The European Fine Art Foundation which is connected to the world’s most exclusive art fair, has released their annual report. This is always the...

6 March 2017

Controversial Francis Bacon Crucifixion Drawings Go On Display In London Church

Last year a Gallery in Mayfair exhibited a selection of drawings and collages from the Cristiano Lovatelli Ravarino collection of works by Francis Bacon....

4 March 2017

Banksy Walled Off Hotel His biggest Project Since Dismaland

Banksy, the elusive British street artist has opened a hotel next to Israel's brutalist style wall in Bethlehem.

24 January 2017

The Selfie From Old Masters To Present Explored In Saatchi Exhibition

From Selfie to Self-Expression is a new exhibition daring to explore the history of the selfie from the old masters to the present.

Super Market 2017 - Stockholm Independent Art Fair - 23-26 March 2017

 

Reviews

23 March 2017

Howard Hodgkin Portraits The Insider’s Insider Review By Edward Lucie-Smith

Howard Hodgkin died just two weeks before the opening of the current retrospective of his work at the National Portrait Gallery.

22 March 2017

51% Remember Her – 100 Women Artists Exhibit In Plaistow

51% Remember Her - 100 Women Artists Exhibition: Heading down the Barking Road to E13 may not seem like the most obvious place to...

20 March 2017

Eduardo Paolozzi – Halfway In Halfway Out Whitechapel Review By Edward Lucie-Smith

The current Paolozzi exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery is, for an old stager like me, a bit of a puzzle. There was a...

16 March 2017

Revolution And Architecture – The Lights That Failed By Edward Lucie-Smith

The Design Museum’s new exhibition, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution, is in many respects a great improvement on its rather incoherent opening show (or...

9 March 2017

Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun Projections of Self National Portrait Gallery

Pairing the work of contemporary artist Gillian Wearing with the innovative early-twentieth century photographer Claude Cahun is an inspired choice by the National Portrait...

8 March 2017

Michael Andrews A Coda Not A New Beginning – Gagosian Grosvenor Hill

The Michael Andrews show currently at Gagosian’s Grosvenor Hill Gallery offers a series of paradoxes, some perhaps intended by the gallery, others maybe not....

7 March 2017

Ibrahim Mahama: An Artist’s Monument To Modern Ghana – White Cube

The first solo show in London of Mahama a young maitre in African contemporary art has been mounted at White Cube Bermondsey.

6 March 2017

Jo Brocklehurst Explores Gender, Punks And Fetish Clubs In Posthumous Exhibition

These enfant terribles of the art world pose, dress and act as if they had just walked out of one of the late...

1 March 2017

Maria Lassnig Seamlessly Melding Figurative and Abstract Painting Hauser and Wirth London

There is no doubt that Maria Lassnig can paint. Whatever style from her early abstracts through to her figuration she handles paint fluently, her...

28 February 2017

March Choices – London Art Exhibitions 2017 By Paul Carey-Kent

Paul Carey-Kent publishes his March Choices 2017 - Up Now in a London Gallery near you.

26 February 2017

Crash Goes The American Dream c1930 RA Unveil Timely Painting Exhibition

Exhibitions in major galleries are usually planned years ahead. So it is the Royal Academy’s good fortune that their two excellent shows Revolution: Russian...

13 February 2017

Restless Revolutionaries: A Timely Look At Russian Art By Edward Lucie-Smith

The R.A.’s new exhibition, hot on the heels of its magnificent Ab-Ex show, is entitled Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932. That is, it aims to...

 

Previews

24 March 2017

Chris Ofili To Unveil New Tapestry At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery will unveil a new tapestry by the Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili. Titled the Caged Bird's Song, the exhibition marks the...

23 March 2017

Anish Kapoor: New Sculptures Burst Forward Into Outer Space

Anish Kapoor has announced a major new gallery exhibition of work at Lisson in London. The exhibition unveils a new series of sculptures covered...

22 March 2017

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Largest Piet Mondrian Exhibition To Be Mounted at Holland’s Gemeentemuseum

The complete collection of works by Piet Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague will go on display in the largest exhibition of the...

21 March 2017

Pavilion of Humanity Unites Two Diverse Women Artists During 57th Venice Biennale

Objection, a collaborative exhibition unites two emerging women artists, Michal Cole Israel/UK and Ekin Onat Turkey/Germany, at the Pavilion of Humanity during the 57th...

20 March 2017

Alma-Tadema Exhibition Announced For Leighton House Museum In July

Over 130 works by the leading Victorian artist Alma-Tadema will be displayed throughout the studio-house of his friend and contemporary Frederic Leighton The exhibition...

19 March 2017

New Hepworth Wakefield Exhibition Merges Fashion And Modern Art

JW Anderson curates 'Disobedient Bodies' The Hepworth Wakefield latest ambitious exhibition which merges fashion with roots firmly placed in fine art. Anderson is one...

18 March 2017

Raphael Drawings Exhibition Announced For Oxford’s Ashmolean

A new exhibition containing 120 works by the Renaissance master Raphael, from international collections will go on show at the Ashmolean this summer in...

17 March 2017

American Black Power Explored In New Tate Summer Exhibition

Black artist in the USA during the Civil Rights movement are to be explored in a new exhibition at Tate Modern. This summer the...

15 March 2017

Victor Pasmore and British Constructivism Explored In New Pallant House Exhibitions

A new exhibition at Pallant House Gallery is presenting a major study of the work of the British artist Victor Pasmore (1908 – 1998).

15 February 2017

Artists And Writers Explore Arca Project In New Payne Shurvell Exhibition

Sixteen artists and sixteen writers take on W.G. Sebald’s seminal novel The Rings of Saturn for The Arca Project presented by Payne Shurvell at...

14 December 2016

Marc Quinn To Exhibit New Sculptures At Sir John Soane’s Museum London

The Sir John Soane’s Museum will present ‘Drawn from Life,’ an exhibition of new works by artist Marc Quinn, In Spring 2017. A series...

 

Features

20 March 2017

Artist To Artist: Hedley Roberts Interviewed By Darren Coffield – Artlyst Exclusive

In this new series of interviews between artists, Hedley Roberts is interviewed by Darren Coffield. Hedley currently has a new exhibition "Other Portraits” NEW...

19 March 2017

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Refugee Artists Learning from The Lives Of Others – Revd Jonathan Evens

The Lives of Others is two exhibitions of work by German refugee artists at Ben Uri Gallery and Museum from 29 March – 18...

14 March 2017

Quiz – Test Your Knowledge of Sir Howard Hodgkin

Turner-prize winning artist Sir Howard Hodgkin sadly died last week at the age of 84. Test your knowledge of him here.

4 March 2017

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Armory Show Highlights By Gallerist Zavier Ellis Of Charlie Smith London

The Armory Show, which opened to the public in New York on 2 March is always one of the highlights of the art fair...

3 March 2017

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Christopher Le Brun PRA Touch And Improvisation The Artlyst Interview

Christopher Le Brun, PRA, painter, and president of the Royal Academy is a very busy man. With two shows currently on in the United...

12 February 2017

The Religious Impulses Of Robert Rauschenberg By Revd Jonathan Evens

One of the most interesting books of art history published in 2016 was Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses...

15 January 2017

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The Christian Science Connection Within The British Modern Art Movement

Christian Science does not explain the work of Nash and Nicolson just as surely as their work does not illustrate Mary Baker Eddy’s Science...

3 January 2017

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360 Degree Tour of the Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy

In case you missed the Royal Academy of Arts Autumn blockbuster exhibition Abstract Expressionism or you want to re-live it, here is a 360...

27 December 2016

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Top 10 – Feminist Artists

The feminist art movement emerged in the 1960s with women artists taking an interest in how they differed from their male counterparts. Artlyst has...

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – Artists Under 30

A list of this nature is entirely subjective, as there are over 10,000 graduates from Art schools in the UK alone each year. Here...

23 December 2016

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The Art World NOW – Deconstructing The Avant-Garde By Edward Lucie-Smith

During the last few years, the world of contemporary art has undergone a number of drastic changes, which many leading participants seem extremely reluctant...

21 November 2016

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The Art Of The Firing Squad: Execution Expressed In Painting

In art, the firing squad is composed as much in time as it is in space; in these first words of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s...

6 November 2016

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Was Caravaggio A Good Christian? By Revd Jonathan Evens St Stephen Walbrook

Caravaggio – “What a man! What a painter, but what a man and what a believer.” Those are the words of François Bousquet, Rector of...

 

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