Artlyst is off to Venice for a week of immersive art overkill. There is so much to see and do to the point of saturation. The collateral events are going to be amazing this year. I especially can’t wait to see Objection, a collaborative exhibition uniting two emerging women artists, Michal Cole Israel/UK and Ekin Onat Turkey/Germany, at the […]
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.
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac opens their third mega gallery in London on Friday 28 April 2017. The new London gallery is located at Ely House in Mayfair, a historical five-floor 18th-century mansion being sensitively restored by New York-based architect Annabelle Selldorf. The gallery will be inaugurated with a series of four separate exhibitions in the ground and first-floor galleries: Since […]
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.
Online art market sales have reached £2.92 Billion $3.75 billion. This is up 15% according to Hiscox, who commissioned the report.
Frieze Sculpture, a free outdoor exhibition of 3D work will open from 5 July to 8 October, for the first time.
9 April 2017
Victoria Miro has announced the Venice location for their new permanent gallery space launching over the period of the 57th Venice Biennale.
From Selfie to Self-Expression at the Saatchi Gallery represents a return to form, after a recent series of dead-on-arrival exhibitions held in this space. It’s good to be able to say welcome back.
The Big Issue yesterday unveiled the April 3 edition which is an art special, spearheaded by guest editor by Charming Baker, one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary artists.
Contemporary artist Marlene Dumas (b.1953) displays portraits of Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), also known as ‘Bosie,’ painted last year and exhibited in Artangel’s ambitious exhibition at Reading Gaol, Wilde’s place of incarceration.
Paul Carey-Kent Gives us his choices of the best London Art Exhibitions for April 2017
A new exhibition marking the 80th anniversary of the creation of Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica is unveiled in Spain on 5 April.
28 March 2017
Art Night 2017 has announced their programme for London’s most atmospheric art event. The East End will again be transformed with free art, performance and music by some of the world’s leading artists for the night of Saturday 1 July 2017.
25 March 2017
Established London galleries Vilma Gold and Ibid are to shut their London spaces. Vilma Gold announced yesterday that it will close to concentrate on what they call “a new model of collaboration” with its artists. Rachel Williams, the gallery owner and director, who started the business alongside Steve Pippett in 2000 said they would “continue to work on behalf of the gallery artists.”
The complete collection of works by Piet Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague will go on display in the largest exhibition of the artist’s work ever mounted.
21 March 2017
The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the first at the new spacious downtown location, is a total home run. Form, function and fun come together.
21 March 2017
Objection, a collaborative exhibition unites two emerging women artists, Michal Cole Israel/UK and Ekin Onat Turkey/Germany, at the Pavilion of Humanity during the 57th Venice Biennale.
Superflex the Danish Collective best known for displaying a giant Euro coin on the side of the Hayward Gallery have been chosen to undertake this year’s Hyundai Commission for Tate’s Turbine hall.
The LUMA Foundation a Zurich-based not for profit organisation have announced that they will be the keepers of the archives of the renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.
One Hundred years ago sixteen conscientious objectors were detained in the 19th-century cell block of Richmond Castle, leaving their poignant and personal testimonies in drawings on the cell walls.
I met Howard Hodgkin in New York at the opening of his first US solo show at the Jill Kornblee Gallery, when I had just turned 18. As a first-year Fine Art student at the Boston Museum School, I had travelled down to NY with Stuart Cary Welch a Professor at Harvard, who by special arrangement with the Museum School and Tufts allowed […]
12 March 2017
The Turner Prize nominated artists Elmgreen & Dragset have taken inspiration from the 10 films nominated for the program at the 36th Istanbul Film Festival, which will be collaborating with the 15th Istanbul Biennial.
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.
TEFAF, The European Fine Art Foundation which is connected to the world’s most exclusive art fair, has released their annual report. This is always the most important barometer of the health of the global art market. The 2017 edition spearheaded by Professor Rachel A. J. Pownall confirms suspicions of a downturn in the international art market. It also identifies positive […]
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.
6 March 2017
Last year a Gallery in Mayfair exhibited a selection of drawings and collages from the Cristiano Lovatelli Ravarino collection of works by Francis Bacon. It created quite a stir in the press, as the collection remains unauthenticated by the Bacon estate and rejected as fakes by the author of the new catalogue raisonné.
The Armory Show, which opened to the public in New York on 2 March is always one of the highlights of the art fair season. This year, the first fully under new Executive Director Benjamin Genocchio is a step to separate the fair competitors like Frieze and Art Basel. “This is not a franchise fair,” Genocchio explained to the assembled press before the doors opened on Wednesday. “This is a New York institution.”
Christopher Le Brun, PRA, painter, and president of the Royal Academy is a very busy man. With two shows currently on in the United States, Christopher Le Brun: Composer, at the Albertz Benda gallery in New York (2 March-15 April 2017) and in Vero Beach, Florida (25 February-27 April 2017) at the Gallery at Windsor, he continues to expand his international reach as a force to be reckoned with.
The selection of Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) as the Manifesta 12 team for urban studies in Palermo, Sicily, has been followed up by the appointment of an international, interdisciplinary team of four creative mediators.
28 February 2017
The Newport Street Gallery has announced their next solo exhibition which follows Gavin Turk’s successful exhibition at Damien Hirst’s private Art Gallery. Ashley Bickerton an American artist (b.1959), will display work spanning more than three decades of his career and features almost 50 works, including both new and previously unexhibited pieces.
27 February 2017
Francis Bacon’s Three Studies for a Portrait of George Dyer, 1963 will be a featured highlight at Christie’s in its May 17 Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale in New York.
26 February 2017
Doug Aitken, the American artist has created his most ambitious work to date. Entitled MIRAGE, it is a site-specific installation set in the Southern California desert.