29 August 2018

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Pronounce Artists’ Names Correctly – An Artlyst How To Guide

All of us here at the Artlyst find it daunting at times to correctly pronounce the names of the artists that appear daily on the Artlyst website.

28 August 2018

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The Decline And Fall Of The Turner Prize – Edward Lucie-Smith

There can be no doubt that the Turner Prize is pretty much of a sick puppy right now.

28 August 2018

Guide to London Art Exhibitions Autumn 2018 Part 1

The Autumn is an incredibly busy period in the London art scene. Here is the first part of the Artlyst guide to art in London Autumn 2018.

24 August 2018

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Ingram Collection Director/Curator Jo Baring Talks Sculpture With Artist Richard Stone

Jo Baring a former Director of Christie’s UK is currently the Director of the Ingram Collection of Modern British and Contemporary Art.

20 August 2018

Women Need More Recognition For Their Contribution To Visual Arts – Edward Lucie-Smith

Nobody, I think, could be keener than I am to see women obtain more recognition for their creative contribution to the visual arts.

9 August 2018

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Populist Matters: The Rise and Fall of London’s Museum Attendance – Edward Lucie-Smith

At a time when London’s big art museums are going all out to be populist, they also seem to be witnessing a fairly general fall in attendances.

7 August 2018

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Gala Dalí: The Forgotten Woman Behind The Surrealist Looking-Glass – Agnish Ray

Ever since the publication of Andre Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto (1924), the erotic male gaze on the female body came to be a defining component of the Surrealist movement.

31 July 2018

Yves Klein: Claiming The Infinite Sky At Blenheim Palace – Paul Black

Yves Klein died from a heart attack in 1962, at the age of 34, shortly after creating two prominent works of art currently on display in the heart of the Oxfordshire idyll.

24 July 2018

Free Art in London This Summer 2018

London is an expensive place to live let’s face it and visiting art exhibitions at £15-£20 per show is a luxury. Here is a selection of what Art to see in London this summer for free.

22 July 2018

Alastair Gordon A Testament To His Faith – Interview With Revd Jonathan Evens

In the twenty years since he began a Foundation Course at the Leith School of Art, Alastair Gordon has proved himself to be an artist of distinction as well as a polymath whose activities have supported others in travelling along creative paths.

20 July 2018

Twelve Exhibitions To Visit Out Of London Summer 2018

If you’re planning on heading out of London this summer, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. The main event over the summer has to be the Liverpool Biennial but Artlyst is covering this deserving spectacle elsewhere. However, while in Liverpool don’t miss Tate Liverpool’s powerful comparison study of Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman and the 60th anniversary John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery. Elsewhere around Britain shows not to miss include the Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, Elisabeth Frink at Abbot Hall in Cumbria, Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace and Antony Gormley at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Here Are Twelve Reasons To Visit This Event

The 2018 Liverpool Biennial is celebrating its 20th birthday. The 10th edition is more compact than in previous years with the majority of venues in walking distance of the city centre. This year’s theme is Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world in turmoil.

17 July 2018

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Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles: Provence, Summer And Art

The Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles is not only the biggest and most famous photography festival in the world but is also one of my favourite art events.

17 July 2018

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Avner Sher: Collateral Interview Manifesta 12 Palermo

Sher’s work has received solo and group exhibitions around Europe and the United States and is held in public and private collections internationally.

14 July 2018

Kirkcudbright: Scotland’s Last Remaining Artist Colony – Clare Henry

For 150 years KIRKCUDBRIGHT has been an artists’ town, the “St Ives of Scotland.

28 June 2018

Outstanding Art in Kendal Cumbria – Frink, Rego and Scott

Cumbria is an idyllic landscape where rugged mountains meet sparkling lakes. It has a history steeped in art and literature. William Wordsworth, JMW Turner, John Ruskin, Beatrix Potter, Kurt Schwitters and Andy Goldsworthy have all found inspiration here. In addition, it is no wonder it was the centre for the British Arts and Crafts movement. This summer Kendal is hosting major exhibitions featuring Elisabeth Frink, Paula Rego and Rebecca Scott.

21 June 2018

Women’s Work – Women Artists In Milan – Ilka Scobie

A recent foray into Milan led me to two galleries, both focusing on women’s work. The Pool New York is a relatively new and beautiful gallery space in the city’s financial district. Eteri Chkadua’s first solo show in Milan titled, Guamarjos, translates to the traditional “Cheers’ in the Georgian language.

18 June 2018

Body Politics: James Ostrer Meets Paul Carter Robinson At Gazelli Art House

James Ostrer’s work often tests the limits of the body politics in the ever evolving analysis of the western body, sexuality, and society.

11 June 2018

Art Basel 2018 Everything Guide – All you need To Know

Art Basel 2018 which launches 14-17 June offers a Premier line-up of galleries at Art Basel’s 2018 edition in Basel Switzerland.

10 June 2018

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Manifesta 12 The Nomadic Biennial What You Need To Know

Manifesta 12, now in its twelfth edition is Europe’s nomadic biennial, taking place in Palermo from 16 June until 4 November 2018.

4 June 2018

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London Art Exhibition Round-Up June 2018 – Paul Carey-Kent

The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London now.

27 May 2018

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Central Saint Martins Kicks Off London Degree Show Season 2018

Every spring I look forward to the buzz of the London art school degree show season.

Award-winning Architect Carme Pinós Reflects At The Venice Architecture Biennale

I start with the concept of ‘universal connection’ where everything is linked; an action rebounds off another, transforming it and generating a new one.

24 May 2018

Blue Chip Bling Art Features In New Las Vegas Gambling Palace

High value bluechip contemporary art displayed at alternative venues is usually something that excites us here at Artlyst; however,

23 May 2018

Under The Spell Of Villa Noailles – By Zoltan Alexander

Last week, thousands celebrated the 33rd International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Accessory Design in Hyères, in the South of France. Celebrities were pouring in and the media was overwhelmed with their images.

Aiman Hakim: In An Evolutionary Dream – Eva Wong Nava

The concept for this collection of work—‘The Evolution of Eian & Eien’—came to the artist, Aiman Hakim in a dream.

17 May 2018

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Royal Academy Renewed: Integrating Culture With Daily Life – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Royal Academy’s radical extension of its premises including some splendid new exhibition spaces and an imposing new lecture-theatre excites me, but also generates some doubts and mixed feelings.

15 May 2018

London Degree Shows 2018 Guide

Like Spring inevitably turns into Summer, once again the art school degree show season is upon us.  The exhibitions are usually the entry-level stage for emerging artists and have had a good track record for launching new talent. It is also one of the best ways to keep abreast of current and future trends in contemporary arts.

9 May 2018

Sydney Biennale 10 Of The Best – Martin Brown

On a recent trip back to visit my home country Australia, I had the opportunity to visit the recently opened 21st edition of The Biennale of Sydney. The Artistic Director and Curator Mami Kataoka is the first curator from Asia to head the Biennale. Kataoka has chosen the title SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement. The term […]

6 May 2018

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Katrina Moss Chaiya Art Awards Interview: Where is God in our 21st century world?

A recent exhibition in London explored the question ‘Where is God in our 21st century world?’

5 May 2018

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Justin Bieber And Joe Termini’s Blatant Appropriation Of Cash Only Brand

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’.

2 May 2018

Gallery Weekend Berlin 2018 Round-Up – Paul Carter Robinson

Gallery Weekend Berlin has been rapidly evolving, over the past fourteen years, morphing into a leading international event, to be reckoned with.