The first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) has opened in New York.
Donal Moloney’s Cave Floor is this year’s winner of the visitor’s prize where museum goers to the John Moores Painting Prize have the chance to select their favourite.
A groundbreaking collection of original art from ’60s American Underground Comix will be offered for the first time in 40 years when The Eric Sack Collection – Masterpieces of Underground Art crosses the block Nov. 17-19 at Heritage Auctions.
A public appeal to acquire Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished final portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, has been announced today, Thursday 3 November 2016.
The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer, one of Scotland’s best-loved paintings has been consigned to Christie’s Auctioneers, in a move that could see it go abroad.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Prize 2016 has announced the shortlist for this important architecture prize . The winner will be announced on Thursday 24 November 2016.
Frederic, Lord Leighton’s painting ‘Flaming June’ one of the most iconic works of nineteenth-century British art has returned to the house in which it was painted, Leighton House Museum, Kensington.
The Griffin Gallery has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Griffin Art Prize and exhibition. Out of 270 entries, six artists have been shortlisted and will take part in the prize exhibition from 24th November – 23rd December 2016.
From 1–10 November, the collection will be exhibited at Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries in London, giving fans, collectors, art lovers and experts a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse themselves in the extraordinary range of objects that informed Bowie’s private world.
Ikon gallery Birmingham is presenting a major exhibition of the Birmingham-born artist Roger Hiorns.
On October 21st the Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition and Prize in Cardiff opened its doors to the British public, presenting a major exhibition of work from six of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists. Artes Mundi 7 is the UK’s largest contemporary art prize, with the winner receiving the sum of £40,000. The prize is open to artists whose work explores social issues […]
On 6 September Christie’s announced a rise in its buyer’s premium altering the percentage thresholds. Sotheby’s announced about a month later that they would also fall into line by raising their commission.
Damien Hirst will unveil an unprecedented project with the Pinault Collection at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
This year’s International Nam June Paik Award 2016 has gone to Lawrence Abu Hamdan.
Sean Scully – “I was always looking at the horizon line…One day I was standing off Ireland, on the edge of Aran Is- land, looking out. Next stop, America. Standing on the Old World looking out at….the New World, as many people have done before…. I think of land, sea, sky… I try to paint this, this […]
The Whitechapel Gallery has announced that the Scottish painter Peter Doig (b. 1959) is the fourth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award.
Mark Bradford the 2017 representative for the United States at the Venice Biennale will be collaborating with the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University and the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) on the presentation of next year’s event.
27 October 2016
A clumsy agency waiter from an external hire company working at a party at the British Museum has broken a priceless Roman sculpture.
Proud Camden is presenting an exhibition of 40 Years of Punk. It is an explorative show celebrating the legacy and continuing influence of London’s Punk scene by renowned photographer Adrian Boot.
Somerset House Studios is a new experimental workspace within Somerset House connecting around 300 artists, makers, and thinkers with audiences.
London’s Royal Academy (RA) has unveiled the first major exhibition of the Belgian painter James Ensor’s (1860-1949) work to be held in the UK in twenty years. The exhibition is curated by contemporary painter Luc Tuymans.
A previously unknown painting by the German Expressionist painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner has been discovered behind a later canvas. The Städel Museum in Frankfurt announced the exciting news.
British artist Mark Leckey is presented at MoMA PS1 NY for his first comprehensive U.S. survey of work. The largest exhibition of his work to date, Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers will be on view from October 23, 2016 through March 5, 2017.
The Museum of Modern Art has announced a major gift from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, containing over 100 works of modern and contemporary art by major artists from Latin America to the Museum’s collection.
A new exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum is the first comprehensive look at Andy Warhol’s engagement with the body.
Arts Council England has announced a further three years of investment for seven Creative People and Places projects. They are receiving a total of £6,315,305 to build on the achievements made possible through the current fund.
The artist Anicka Yi has been awarded the Hugo Boss Prize 2016. Yi is the 11th artist to receive the biennial prize, which was established in 1996 to recognize significant achievement in contemporary art, and marks its 20th anniversary this year.
The NY artist Alex Katz, whose flat painting style has been popular for over six decades is designing a range of clothing and housewares for the Swedish chain H&M.
The dates for the Folkestone Triennial 2017, which will return for its fourth edition and held over a nine week period from 2 September – 5 November 2017 have been announced by Creative Foundation.
Artlyst’s Alt Power 100 2016 list is revealed with all the top slots taken by women for the first time.
Tino Sehgal is to create a new piece using over 300 participants in his survey show, Carte blanche à Tino Sehgal, at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. The British-German, Berlin-based artist best known for his constructed situations interrogates the nature of the 21st century.
Following on from Frieze London, the 43rd edition (October 20 to 23) of the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain or International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) in Paris sees The Grand Palais event showcasing 180 galleries from 27 countries, the largest event of its kind in France.