15 January 2017

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The Christian Science Connection Within The British Modern Art Movement

Christian Science does not explain the work of Nash and Nicolson just as surely as their work does not illustrate Mary Baker Eddy’s Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.

13 January 2017

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Maria Balshaw: What’s A Great Contemporary Art Museum Without A Living Shaman

When Maria Balshaw takes over from Sir Nicolas Serota at Tate (not yet officially confirmed as I write this, but a racing certainty), she takes over an empire that seems to be in excellent health.

6 January 2017

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Artlyst Competition: Win A Pair Of Preview Evening Tickets To The London Art Fair

Artlyst is once again media partners with the London Art Fair 2017. Competition: Answer The Following questions and email to info@ artlyst.com subject as, Artlyst LAF Competition.

All answers can be easily found on Artlyst.

3 January 2017

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360 Degree Tour of the Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy

In case you missed the Royal Academy of Arts Autumn blockbuster exhibition Abstract Expressionism or you want to re-live it, here is a 360 degree tour of the show.

31 December 2016

Exhibition Curious The Essential Artlyst 2017 Preview

London in 2017 will play host to a number of truly exciting exhibitions. Here is a sample of what will be on offer.

30 December 2016

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Top 10 – Black Paintings

In 2016 Anish Kapoor acquired exclusive rights to the unique Vanta black pigment, reported to be the blackest shade of black in existence. So this week Artlyst celebrates the Top 10 black paintings.

27 December 2016

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Top 10 – Dada Artists

2016 saw the 100 year anniversary of the first Dada performances at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, Switzerland. So in reverence to this important moment in 20th century Art History, Artlyst brings you the Top 10 Dadaist Artists.

27 December 2016

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Top 10 – International Black Artists

Here is the Artlyst for the top 10 international black artists working today, the first of many celebrating diversity in the visual arts!

27 December 2016

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Top 10 – Feminist Artists

The feminist art movement emerged in the 1960s with women artists taking an interest in how they differed from their male counterparts. Artlyst has put together its top 10 feminist artists.

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – Appropriation Artworks

Appropriation art or the art of appropriation is is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. Here is the Artlyst top ten most controversial works of Appropriation Art, and some of the court cases that followed.

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – White Artworks

As Winter is upon us and the nights are already closing in, what can be more appropriate than works of art in monochromatic white.

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – Peace Artworks

The horrific events in Paris over the weekend has prompted us to look back to the many artists in the last fifty years who have realised the power of art as a tool in raising awareness and propagating the concept of world peace. Here are our top ten examples of this very powerful medium.

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – Skull Works Of Art

In this week’s Top 10 theme, Artlyst has searched Art History for the 10 best works of art featuring skulls.

26 December 2016

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Top 10 – Artists Under 30

A list of this nature is entirely subjective, as there are over 10,000 graduates from Art schools in the UK alone each year. Here is our international list and let’s call it only part one of the artists that have caught our eye in the last twelve months. (First published October 2015)

26 December 2016

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Artists Rebranding The Christmas Tree Tradition By Revd Jonathan Evens

London has three of the most innovative artist-designed Christmas Trees on display this year.

24 December 2016

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Top 10 – Brian Sewell Art Attacks

Serota should be awarded the Turner prize, “for furthering so many worthless careers”. This is one of the many put-downs by the late art critic Brian Sewell. Here’s what Brian has to say about some of the other biggest names in Modern and Contemporary art.

24 December 2016

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Top 10 – Refugee Artists

In light of current world events, Artlyst thought it poignant to point out that with change comes cultural diversity, which in turn empowers the evolution of art. Here is our list of the top 10 refugee artists.

24 December 2016

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Top 10 – Banksy Works Of Art

Artlyst brings you our top ten Banksy’s of all time. Which one is your favourite?

24 December 2016

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Top 10 – Art Scandals

What is an art Scandal? Find out here in Artlyst’s Top Ten Art Scandals!

24 December 2016

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Top 10 – Sexist Artworks

Welcome to Artlyst’s Top 10 Sexist Artworks! Some of the examples in this Top 10 feature are shocking, only by virtue that they were created, exhibited and sold in the artist’s lifetime. How did they get away with it?

23 December 2016

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The Art World NOW – Deconstructing The Avant-Garde By Edward Lucie-Smith

During the last few years, the world of contemporary art has undergone a number of drastic changes, which many leading participants seem extremely reluctant to acknowledge.

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Artists That Died In Poverty

The term “starving artist,” is a stereotype! Yet many well-known artists did die in poverty – here is Artlyst’s top 10 artists that died in poverty.

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Richest Living Women Artists

Rich is a non-gender specific term. But what about the fact that the top ten richest artists are all male. Welcome to Artlyst’s Top 10 Richest Women Artists. (First published June 2015)

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Richest Living Artists

Artlyst’s list of the richest living artists. (First published June 2015).

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Greatest Cat Paintings

Well, I knew you just had to click onto this! Couldn’t resist …Right!!! This week Artlyst features some of the greatest paintings (and other works of art) depicting cats and all by famous artists!!!  MEEEEOOOOWWWW!!!! During the 19th century, French artists featured cats in many of their works. Manet, Tissot and Delacroix used them as […]

23 December 2016

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Top 10 – Outlandish Turner Prize Nominees

Love it or loath it, the Turner Prize award always raises a critic’s scrutinising eyebrow. Some past prize winners are now household names, others have sunk into the hinterlands of obscurity. Here are some of the more outlandish past entrants.

22 December 2016

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Top 10 – Political Works Of Art

There has always been a strong relationship between art and politics. Artlyst brings you the Top Ten Political Works Of Art.

22 December 2016

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Top 10 – Art Frauds

History tells that where there is big money to be made there is always a scammer out there to fake it. Here are 10 examples of the biggest art forgeries out there.

22 December 2016

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Artbytch 2016: Death, Fake News And A Few Bloody Good Exhibitions

Artbytch looks back on a depressing year with great exhibitions.

22 December 2016

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Top 10 – Art Disasters

Throughout the centuries art has suffered at the hands of natural disaster, (Pompeii) conflict (WW2) and negligent owners (Casino owner Steve Wynn). Here is Artlyst’s top 10 list of art disasters.

22 December 2016

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Top 10 – Hated Works Of Art

This week’s Top 10 takes a look at works of art that have been hated by some but not always by all.

22 December 2016

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Top 10 – Offensive Works Of Art

Warning… If you are easily offended then please do not open this top 10!