15 October 2017

Central St Martins in the Fields Design Then And Now

Throughout its history, St Martin-in-the-Fields has looked beyond its own doors and played an active role in wider social, humanitarian and international issues.

13 October 2017

Unmistakable Art For Uncertain Times – Frieze Week Report By Zoltan Alexander

Apart from the usual twin events, the 15th edition of FRIEZE London, bringing more than 160 international galleries together and FRIEZE Masters

12 October 2017

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Tracey Emin And Jean Arp Spearhead Turner Contemporary Autumn Line-Up

Turner Contemporary 0pens two exhibitions tomorrow which feature Margate’s own Tracey Emin in one section and the work of the Swiss-born artist Jean Hans Arp in another.

6 October 2017

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Paul Carey-Kent Discovers 10 Works At Frieze 2017

What with all the mass shooting and hurricanes, Trumpery and Brexiting I thought there might be significant trauma at Frieze this year.

5 October 2017

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Artlyst Chooses Ten Of The Best From Frieze London 2017

Frieze is here again, and we’ve been crossing the days off since summer! Not only is this the buzziest week of the London autumn art calendar but it’s a great time to discover new artists, watch performances by young talent and films by some of the most exciting experimental filmmakers in the world

28 September 2017

Frieze Week 2017 Essential Guide

Frieze Week has been singled out as one of the most pivotal events in the international art calendar. Competing with Art Basel and Miami Beach Art Basel is no easy feat, but by stamping their own particular take on the art fair Frieze has become a first stop for innovation and most of all a showcase for great contemporary art. Beyond Frieze, London presents a number of collateral events which should not be missed many are covered in the guide below.

28 September 2017

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New York Gallery Round-Up Autumn 2017 By Ilka Scobie

There are many superb shows that open the New York art season. Here is a totally random selection of autumnal exhibitions.

27 September 2017

Art Below Unveil 28 Artists For Frieze Week Billboard Event

Art Below are featuring the work of 28 international artists across billboard space at Regent’s Park tube station for 4 weeks starting 25th September.  

25 September 2017

Call for Entries Emerald Winter Pride Art Awards 2017/2018: Beyond the Binaries

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, Winter Pride in partnership with Emerald Life and The House of St Barnabas, launches its latest art competition Beyond the Binaries. FREE ENTRY Calling all Artists! Entry deadline 5 January 2018

21 September 2017

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Nathalie Du Pasquier Interviewed Ahead Of Her Camden Arts Centre Exhibition

Interview conducted by Neil Zakiewicz with Milan-based artist, Nathalie Du Pasquier

21 September 2017

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Basquiat: Colour Blind Expressions Of A Society Unheard – The Barbican

Basquiat used what he knew was out there on the streets the injustices towards black people.

11 September 2017

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Rachel Whiteread Talks To Sue Hubbard About Her New Exhibition At Tate Britain

Trying to get hold of Rachel Whiteread to talk about her new exhibition at Tate Britain, her largest to date is rather like attempting to gain an audience at the White House.

27 August 2017

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Artist Charles Avery Talks To Artlyst About The ArtBus Project

ArtBus, a commission to UK artist Charles Avery, launches this summer with journeys of children to the award-winning Petach Tikva museum in Israel

21 August 2017

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Exhibition Autumn Preview 2017: An Artlyst Guide On What To See In London

The Artlyst exhibition guide to what’s on in London this Autumn.

20 August 2017

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Caravan – An Interview With Rev Paul Gordon Chandler On Arts Peacebuilding

CARAVAN is the international intercultural and interreligious peacebuilding arts NGO which has brought I AM, an art exhibition showcasing the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women, to London.

15 August 2017

Sculptures By Nick Hornby Impress At Glyndebourne Festival 2017

A collection of work, Sculpture (1504-2017), by artist Nick Hornby are currently on display at the Glyndebourne Festival 2017.

11 August 2017

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Matisse vs The Multi-Cultural Multi-Ethnic 21st Century Art World – Edward Lucie-Smith

I went to see the R.A.’s new Matisse show, but not at the press view, as I was abroad. I did go very shortly after it opened. Not unexpectedly, it was jammed with visitors, and I mean jammed. You had to dodge round backs to get a proper view of some of the smaller items, notably the drawings.

5 August 2017

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Word On The Street – British Graffiti Art In Focus

Is an indigenous rock painting showing off the number of kills any different to a rebellious teenager taking his girl to their local make-out spot where he declares his love to her spray-painted in crude bright colours the night before?

2 August 2017

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Paul Carey -Kent Curates His London Gallery Choices For August 2017

There’s seems to be more on than usual over August, partly due to a new trend for shows running July-September

30 July 2017

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Art Awakening Humanity Alexander de Cadenet Interviewed By Revd Jonathan Evens

Alexander de Cadenet’s series of bronze and silver sculptures featuring ‘consumables’ contain a deeper spiritual message. This includes his ‘Life-Burger’ hamburger sculptures and ‘Creation’ – a large scale shiny bronze apple with three bites taken from it – two adult bites and baby bite in between.‘Creation’ explores the mysterious process of creativity – of how both a human being and […]

26 July 2017

Les Rencontres d’Arles A World Class Photography Festival – By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

The 48th edition of the World premiere photography festival: Les Rencontres d’Arles. With 100,000 visitors in 2016, it is becoming increasingly popular among art lovers. The old Roman city is the perfect setting to discover the best of international photography.

25 July 2017

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Top 10 London Museum Exhibitions Summer 2017

Here’s the Artlyst guide to the Top 10 best Museum exhibitions on in London this Summer, half of which have Free admission.

25 July 2017

Polish Art In Britain Centenary Marked At London’s Ben Uri Gallery

Art Out of the Bloodlands: A Century of Polish Artists in Britain at the Ben Uri Gallery focuses on the contribution made by the largest migrant community to 20th/21st Century British Art

24 July 2017

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Ultimate Kitsch: State Visit Gifts Go On Display At Buckingham Palace

The Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace is upon us and this year the featured exhibition in the State Rooms is a special display of more than 200 State visit gifts presented to Her Majesty The Queen, throughout her 65-year reign.

18 July 2017

Goldsmiths MA Degree Students Strut Their Wares In Final 2017 Exhibition

One of the highlights of the London contemporary art calendar is the Goldsmiths 2017 MFA degree exhibition.

14 July 2017

Art Beyond London: Unmissable Exhibitions Summer 2017

If you’re planning on leaving the capital this Summer, Artlyst has put together a selection of the best UK shows outside of London.

5 July 2017

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Christopher Gray In Search Of Dumas Artlyst Exclusive Interview

Christopher Gray was born in 1965 and has always lived and worked in London.

2 July 2017

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Virtual Masterpiece The Masterpiece Art Fair By Edward Lucie-Smith

What people choose to describe as ‘a masterpiece’ is usually pretty much a matter of context. On the whole, at this annual beanfeast for conspicuous consumers, you won’t find much in the way of graffiti art lurking around, though it’s just possible that you might be confronted with a work by Jean-Michel Basquiat now that he’s included in the pantheon of artists with multi-million dollar price tags.

1 July 2017

Australian Artist Martin Brown Picks 10 Artists At The 57th Venice Biennale

As a regular attendee of the Venice Biennale, this was my sixth visit, I was fortunate to attend the Vernissage week with an invitation from the Australia Council for which I am eternally grateful. This is a summary of some of the things that I liked that caught my eye. There were many others of equal interest but I’ve pared it down to just a few.

I love Christine Macel’s Venice Biennale By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Much has been said about the Biennale. It is daring indeed from Christine Macel, the French curator from Pompidou appointed the curator of the Venice Biennale 2017, to extract herself from the actual political and social turmoil the world is facing.

24 June 2017

Michael Pendry New Installation Lights Up St Martin In The Fields

Michael Pendry light installations were first presented to a larger audience in 2005 for the ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums) in Munich. ‘Störung’ (Disturbance) was shown in a Munich church and began a practice which continued with the church-based light and video installations ‘Das apokalyptische Weib’ (The Apocalyptic Woman)  and ‘Sacre Coeur’. […]

Art Basel 48 A Curated Selection Of Twelve By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Curator and Gallerist Virginie Puertolas-Syn chooses twelve of the best stands at Art Basel 2017. Art Basel is a curated selection of 291 first-rate galleries exhibiting at the fair’s 48th edition in Basel.