12 September 2017

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Dame Julia Peyton-Jones Wins Critics Circle Visual Arts and Architecture Award

Dame Julia Peyton-Jones is the winner of the annual Critics Circle Visual Arts and Architecture Award which will be presented at the Thaddeus Ropac Gallery Dover Street on the evening of 12th September.

10 September 2017

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John Moores Painting Prize Jury Announced For 2018 Competition

The Walker Art Gallery has announced the names of the jury members who will judge the John Moores Art Prize competition in 2018, ahead of the prestigious Painting Prize’s call for entries opening on 14 September 2017.

7 September 2017

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Grayson Perry Selected To Coordinate RA Summer Exhibition 2018

The sometime transvestite artist Grayson Perry RA has been chosen to select the 2018 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

5 September 2017

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Android Shortlisted For Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2017

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize jury has selected three photographers shortlisted for the 2017 competition.

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 go head-to-head for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on Tuesday 31 October 2017. Now in its 22nd year, 2017. “This year’s shortlisted schemes […]

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 Museum of Geology in Birmingham, Sir John Soane’s Museum in London and the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art in Suffolk. The Art Fund aims to reward an institution that has shown “exceptional imagination, innovation, and achievement across the preceding 12 months”.

Edward Albee Estate To Be Auctioned By Sotheby’s New York

Sotheby’s has announced that it will be handling the estate collection of the great American playwright Edward Albee. The dedicated auction will be held this September in New York with proceeds of the sale benefiting The Edward F. Albee Foundation, which provides residencies for writers and visual artists in Montauk, Long Island.

20 June 2017

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Benjamin Sullivan Painting of His Wife Breastfeeding Wins BP Portrait Prize

A portrait of a serene mother breastfeeding her eight-month-old daughter has won this year’s BP Portrait Award, winning the sitter’s husband the £30,000 first prize.

General Idea Estate To Be Represented By Mitchell-Innes & Nash

The Estate of General Idea (1969-1994) is to be represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, it has been announced.

25 May 2017

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Margate’s Turner Contemporary To Host Turner Prize In 2019

The Turner Prize, one of the worlds most coveted prizes for contemporary art will be held in 2019 at Turner Contemporary in Margate.

19 May 2017

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Dutch Photographer Dana Lixenberg Wins The 20th Deutsche Borse Photography Prize

Dana Lixenberg a Dutch photographer has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize at London’s Photographers’ Gallery for her portraits of the residents and community of the Imperial Courts housing project in Watts, Los Angeles.

Martin Clark To Replace Jenni Lomax As New Camden Arts Centre Director

The Camden Arts Centre, which is one of London’s leading contemporary art venues, has a new director, the first in 27 years. Martin Clark previously at the Kunsthall in Norway, will take up the post in September, it has been announced. He replaces the highly regarded Jenni Lomax, who is stepping down. Jenni Lomax leaves […]

2 May 2017

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Amanda Levete To Unveil V&A’s Largest Architectural Intervention For 100 Years

V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter designed by the Stirling Prize-winning British architect Amanda Levete and her practice AL_A unveiled

1 May 2017

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Cornelia Parker Selected As Official Election Artist For Parliamentary Art Collection

Cornelia Parker has been named as the official artist for the 2017 general election.

28 April 2017

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Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 Finalists Announced

The Art Fund has announced the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the most prestigious prize for museums in the UK.

25 April 2017

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Arts Council Collection Unveils 2017 List Of Works Acquired For The Nation

The Arts Council Collection has unveiled the full list of 45 works by 29 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2016-2017.

24 April 2017

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Tate Announces Autumn Opening Date For Expanded St Ives Gallery

Tate has announced the 14 October 2017 as the opening date for the new expanded St Ives gallery.

19 April 2017

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BP Portrait Award Unveils Three Shortlisted Artists For 2017 Competition

The BP Portrait Award 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced the three short-listed artists for this year’s competition.

13 April 2017

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Tracey Emin Death Mask Purchased For £67k By National Portrait Gallery

Death Mask’ by artist Tracey Emin, has been purchased by The National Portrait Gallery in London, it was announced today,

7 April 2017

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Art Fund Announces Winners Of New Collecting Award programme

The £300,000 New Collecting Award programme winners have been announced by the Art Fund. The award invests in the development of promising curators. The successful projects include building a collection of cartographic material about forced migration to increasing the number of works by female artists.

11 March 2017

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Andy Warhol Museum Names Patrick Moore As New Director

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh have announced that Patrick Moore has been named the Director of The Andy Warhol Museum. Moore joined the museum in 2011 as director of development and went on to serve as deputy director and managing director before being named the interim director in 2016.

7 March 2017

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Milton Avery Estate To Be Represented By Victoria Miro In Europe

Today, 7 March is Milton Avery’s 132 birthday. Avery was one of the most important homegrown modernist painters in America before modernism was widely accepted.