10 September 2018

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Urs Fischer Immortalises Roman Abramovich Ex Wife Dasha Zhukova In Wax

The Swiss contemporary artist Urs Fischer has created a life-size wax sculpture of the art collector, curator and director of the Garage museum in Moscow, Dasha Zhukova.

7 August 2018

Andy Warhol At 90 His Influence Lives On

Happy 90th Birthday Andy Warhol. This is the artist that propelled contemporary art to the breaking-point that we know today.

2 August 2018

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Grayson Perry Seeks Early Ceramic Works For Holburne Museum Exhibition

The Holburne Museum in Bath have asked collectors to lend early ceramic works by the Turner Prize winning, transvestite artist Grayson Perry. In an open call the gallery is searching for works created between 1983 and 1994.

27 July 2018

Sir Charles Saumarez Smith Joins Blain|Southern As Senior Gallery Director

Sir Charles Saumarez Smith is to join Blain|Southern as Senior Director of the gallery. The appointment was announced today 27 July 2018

25 July 2018

National Portrait Gallery To Exhibit Works Regionally Associated With Sitters

The National Portrait Gallery, London has announced Coming Home, a simple but powerful idea that will see the NPG lend 50 of their most beloved portraits to places across the country closely associated with that of the sitters.

14 July 2018

John Moores Painting Prize 2018 Jacqui Hallum Wins Top Prize

The winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 was announced on Thursday 12 July in Liverpool. The artist, Jacqui Hallum with her painting King and Queen of Wands (2017), took the top prize.

9 July 2018

Ugo Rondinone To Create Monolithic Sculpture At Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

The Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool have announced a new joint project with the internationally acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone.

Unseen John Virtue Paintings To Be Unveiled At Fortnum’s X Frank 2018

Fortnum & Mason will be continuing their annual artistic collaboration Fortnum’s X Frank 2018 (FXF18), 10th September – 20th October

7 July 2018

Tate St Ives Wins Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2018 Award

Tate St Ives has won the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018 award.

9 June 2018

Rose Wylie and Lubaina Himid Honoured In 2018 Queen’s Birthday List

The Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid and The octogenarian artist Rose Wylie have been given OBEs in the Queens Birthday List.

7 June 2018

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Heather Phillipson Unveils New Art on the Underground Commission

A major commission by British artist Heather Phillipson for the disused platform at Gloucester Road Underground station has been unveiled by Art on the Underground.

31 May 2018

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FIAC Paris Announce Exhibitors List For 45th Edition

FIAC, the leading international Contemporary and Modern art fair, held each year in Paris has announced their exhibitor list for the 45th edition.

30 May 2018

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London Open Triennial 2018 Announces Exhibiting Artists At Whitechapel

The London Open 2018 is again upon us bringing critical work by some of the most dynamic contemporary artists in the capital today. The latest edition of this triennial summer exhibition offers a free, lively space to discover new work

29 May 2018

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Collishaw, Rego and Wylie Shortlisted For 2018 Southbank Award

The South Bank Sky Arts Award (originally The South Bank Show Award) has announced the three shortlisted visual artists for the 2018 award. 

25 May 2018

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Three Female Artists Show Their True Colours At Newport Street Gallery

Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery is presenting ‘True Colours’ an exhibition of paintings by three female artists

22 May 2018

Laure Prouvost Selected To Represent France At 58th Venice Biennale

Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost has been chosen to represent France at the 58th International Art Biennial Venice which will take place from May 11 to November 24, 2019.

21 May 2018

Luke Willis Thompson Wins £30k Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

The Turner Prize 2018 nominated artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 at London’s Photographers’ Gallery for autoportrait, a filmic portrait of Diamond Reynolds.

21 May 2018

Geta Bratescu Creates 28th Pocket Tube Map Art

London: Dynamic new work by the Romanian artist Geta Brătescu features on the 28th edition of the Pocket Tube map, for Art on the Underground.

16 May 2018

Dali Mae West Lips Sofa Saved For Nation By V&A

Back in 2017, we wrote that John Glen the UK’s Arts Minister had placed a temporary export bar on an iconic Salvador Dalí and Edward James designed sofa known as ‘Mae West Lips’.

15 May 2018

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Griffin Gallery To Close As Elephant Magazine Expands Media Empire

The Griffin Gallery in West London which has been a stalwart of inspiring exhibitions and programmes is to close its doors on 24 May.

11 May 2018

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Stik To Erect Gender Neutral Sculpture In Hoxton Square

Stik, is an instantly recognisable and much loved London based Street Artist. His style is known for depicting brightly coloured figures which appear on murals from London to New York to Japan.

7 May 2018

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Kanal Centre Pompidou Brussels Launches In Former Art Deco Citroën Garage

The French Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen inaugurated a temporary exhibition launching the Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels’ museum of contemporary art.

2 May 2018

New Museum NY Partners With Store X For London Frieze Week

The Store X and the New Museum have announced “Strange Days: Memories of the Future”

1 May 2018

Museum Of The Year 2018 Shortlist Announced By Art Fund

Art Fund has announced their shortlist of five UK museums selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, the world’s largest and most prestigious prize for museums.

26 April 2018

Tate Announces 2018 Turner Prize Shortlist Online – But Was It An Accident?

London: Tate Britain has announced the 2018 shortlist for the Turner Prize on their website, this evening 25 April. 

25 April 2018

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Long-list Announced: John Moores 60th Anniversary Painting Prize 2018

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has announced the 60 artists whose paintings will feature in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition, marking 60 years of the UK’s longest-established painting prize.

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. 

Gillian Ayres Leading British Abstract Painter Dies Age 88

Gillian Ayres was one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation has died age 88.

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 June 2018.

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 installation titled,

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 25 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2017-18.

27 March 2018

Duchess of Cambridge Becomes V&A Museum’s First Royal Patron

The V&A has announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has agreed to become Royal Patron to the Museum.