Darren Coffield’s new book “Tales from the Colony: the Lost Bohemia of Bacon, Belcher and Board” is an authorised history of London’s most notorious arts club.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the student protests that kicked off the Mai 68 Paris riots, London gallery Lazinc will present over fifty posters created and employed during the protests.
The French Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen inaugurated a temporary exhibition launching the Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels’ museum of contemporary art.
The iconic actor Dame Joan Collins will be sculpted live by royal sculptor Frances Segelman (Lady Petchey) at the London Film Museum, in support of Penny Brohn UK.
As a graduate from The Slade School of Art in 1983, My first Dialogue with the art world came out of my graduate show. It was ‘An appropriation of and graffiti on the art historical timeline’.
3 May 2018
The V&A has announced a major gift of 63 photographs by Linda McCartney, generously gifted by Paul McCartney and his family.
New Contemporaries has announced this year’s selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
This year’s list of finalists for the Turner Prize has just been announced. While the names on the shortlist are virtuously unfamiliar, the general artistic direction is not.
The largest exhibition ever mounted of the French artist Yves Klein has been announced for Blenheim Palace. It will coincide with what would have been the artist’s ninetieth birthday.
Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).
David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled ‘Seated Man with a Cane’ (1918).
Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.
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,
8 April 2018
Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever.
5 April 2018
An immersive art installation, “The Barmecide Feast,” is a fully realised, full-scale reproduction of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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.
CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: genius, idol, Glasgow’s golden boy. Celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth began this weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery.
Last week I was a guest at the magnificent Houghton Hall, one of the most impressive Palladian houses in Britain.
28 March 2018
The latest artist to exhibit a work for the “Fourth Plinth’ commission is the US artist Michael Rakowitz’.
JENNY SAVILLE’S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.
The latest in a long line of examples is a new statue honouring the late artist David Bowie, unveiled over the weekend in Aylesbury.
The Louisiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of New Orleans after a mural was censored.
21 March 2018
Tate Britain has unveiled their latest sculpture commission by 2016 Turner Prize nominee Anthea Hamilton. The Squash is an immersive installation combining performance and sculpture.
20 March 2018
It started with his rat clock piece (Top Photo) at 101 West 14th Street, moving on to his protest mural for Zehra Doğanon
Liverpool Biennial, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?
15 March 2018
Crossrail has launched an ambitious new art programme.
14 March 2018
A sculpture by the ‘Street” artist Ryan Callanan, who goes under the pseudonym of RYCA has been moved by St Stephens Walbrook
12 March 2018
New York’s Public Art Fund has unveiled ‘Wind Sculpture (SG)’, a new work by the Turner Prize-winning British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.
9 March 2018
Relatives of the estate of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are considering suing the Frida Kahlo Corporation over claims it holds the rights to her image.
6 March 2018
The John Moores award-winning British painter Rose Wylie will be the subject of ‘History Painting’, a new multi-site exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre and The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art
With Pablo Picasso 1932 – Tate Modern’s major exhibition for the first half of this year – ready to open (March 8th), the drumbeats are already beginning.
The first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester-born painter Annie Swynnerton (1844–1933) has opened at the Manchester Art Gallery 23 February 2018– 6 January 2019.