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.
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 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.
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 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
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
Interview conducted by Neil Zakiewicz with Milan-based artist, Nathalie Du Pasquier
Basquiat used what he knew was out there on the streets the injustices towards black people.
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.
ArtBus, a commission to UK artist Charles Avery, launches this summer with journeys of children to the award-winning Petach Tikva museum in Israel
The Artlyst exhibition guide to what’s on in London this Autumn.
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
A collection of work, Sculpture (1504-2017), by artist Nick Hornby are currently on display at the Glyndebourne Festival 2017.
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.
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?
There’s seems to be more on than usual over August, partly due to a new trend for shows running July-September
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
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
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
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
One of the highlights of the London contemporary art calendar is the Goldsmiths 2017 MFA degree exhibition.
14 July 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.
Christopher Gray was born in 1965 and has always lived and worked in London.
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
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.
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 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’. […]
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.
London gallerist Zavier Ellis of Charlie Smith chooses six of the best works appearing at VOLTA, Basel’s art fair for new international art.
Last October I was in Doha the capital of Qatar which seemed like a well-oiled machine when it came to Art, Education, and Culture.