Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.
Rachel Whiteread the Turner Prize winning sculptor is returning to the university where she learned her craft to create an artwork that will be a centrepiece of UCL’s new multi-million pound student centre.
The Serpentine Galleries (London) and WF CENTRAL (Beijing) have announced a major international collaboration: a new architecture Pavilion, designed by JIAKUN Architects
Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) was presented with the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery on Monday 29 January.
Martin Boyce the Turner Prize-winning artist has been commissioned to create a new installation outside Tate Britain.
Grayson Perry RA will be the co-ordinator of the Royal Academy annual Summer Exhibition in June 2018.
18 January 2018
Sources have told Artlyst today that the Bayeux Tapestry will go on display at British Museum after the French Government agreed it could leave its shores for the first time in 950 years.
8 January 2018
Matt Hancock has been named the new culture secretary replacing Karen Bradley in the cabinet reshuffle which took place Today, Monday, 8th January, following the holiday recess.
Richard Long, the four-times Turner Prize nominee and one-time winner (1989) has been knighted in the Queens New Year’s honours list.
V&A staff have new uniforms designed by the British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn. Sorry, Tristram, you could have done much better! You are in fact a museum with a well-respected fashion collection!
Sir Edwin Landseer’s ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ (c. 1851) at National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, was announced today as winner of the Art Fund Work of 2017.
Coventry is still reeling from the good news, last week that they have succeeded in their bid to become the Uk’s City of Culture in 2021.
Tate Britain has announced Anthea Hamilton as the next artist to undertake the Tate Britain Commission.
5 December 2017
The prestigious Turner Prize has been won by Lubaina Himid. At age 63 she is the oldest recipient of the prize since it launched in 1984.
A major new interactive light work by the internationally acclaimed German sculptor, Tobias Rehberger, will be unveiled in January 2018. It is one of a series of ambitious international art commissions created for King’s Cross.
MCH Group which owns and operates Art Basel has acquired a majority shareholding in Masterpiece London.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has just released a report stating that the sector’s contribution to the economy is up by 3.6 percent year-on-year to almost £250bn, accounting for 14.2 percent of the UK’s Gross Value Added (GVA)
The Leicester Codex by Leonardo da Vinci will be loaned to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence for the first time in 20 years.
Hauser & Wirth have announced worldwide exclusive representation of The Estate of Eduardo Chillida, Spain’s foremost sculptor of the twentieth century.
The Connaught Christmas Tree is rapidly becoming an art community tradition in London.
A new report out today shows that UK emerging and mid-career artists are getting poorer: 82% now earn less than £10,000 a year. Artfinder who produced the study, shows an increase in the percentage of artists earning less than £10,000 a year, up from 72% in 2013 to 82%. It’s also worse for women – with 83.6% earning under £10,000 (from 98% of respondents who stated gender).
28 November 2017
The new Design Museum now located at Kensington High Street has reason to celebrate since it opened its doors on 24 November 2016 More than 780,000 people have visited.
Bloomberg New Contemporaries is to leave its home at the ICA London for Block 336 in Brixton.
15 November 2017
The Tenth Anniversary Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 has been won by César Dezfuli for his portrait of a migrant rescued in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the National Portrait Gallery has announced. The £15,000 award was presented to the Spanish photographer at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 14 November 2017.
13 November 2017
An important portrait by Francis Bacon of his friend/rival Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain’s landmark exhibition
9 November 2017
The 2017 Hamlyn Awards for Artists have been announce by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, with Jane Hamlyn, Chair and Jarvis Cocker presenting the prizes.
RIBA (The Royal Institute of British Architects) has announced the prestigious 2017 Stirling Prize winner. Hastings Pier by dRMM Architects was awarded the honour.
Alt Power 100 ArtLyst: 2017 has been an extraordinary year for exhibitions both here in the UK and abroad.
The Irish/American Abstract Artist Sean Scully has announced that he is to be represented by Blain| Southern in London. This follows over twenty successful years with Timothy Taylor in Mayfair.
The British architect Sir David Adjaye and the Israeli architect Ron Arad have been awarded the commission to design the UK’s National Holocaust Memorial in the shadow of the Houses of Parliament in London. Architects Gustafson Porter + Bowman were selected to design a Learning Centre, as part of the project.
Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) is the fifth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery. The Art Icon 2018 award will be presented on Monday 29 January 2018.