19 December 2016

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Top 10 – Most Wanted Stolen Artworks

Artlyst has compiled our latest curated Top Ten with our ‘Most Wanted Stolen Artworks’ as taken from the Art Loss Register database.

19 December 2016

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Top 10 – Erotic Artworks

Throughout history artists have created erotic art. Defining erotic art is difficult since perceptions of both what is erotic and what is art fluctuate. A sculpture of a phallus in some African cultures may be considered a traditional symbol of potency though not overtly erotic. In addition, a distinction is often made between erotic art […]

19 December 2016

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Top 10 – Best Lego Contemporary Art Masterpieces

Lego is a fun and versatile medium for expression and with it several artists have taken to task the recreation of famous works of art. Here is a selection of our top ten favourites.

19 December 2016

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Top 10 – Bad Public Sculptures Outed

Artlyst has decided to cross the line and ‘name and shame’ local UK councils and public bodies for commissioning some of the most horrendous misuses of bronze and other materials in history. This is entirely a subjective list of visual misdemeanours which have invaded our parks and civic buildings. Some of the works have been […]

19 December 2016

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Art Impacted – A Radical Response To Radicalisation By Revd Jonathan Evens

We face the world in which it appears ever more likely that a Clash of Civilisations will be played out on the world stage, potentially with weapons of mass destruction, as the axis of the world appears to have shifted significantly in this year of political shocks.

14 December 2016

Artlyst Chooses the Best London Museum Exhibitions for the holiday season 2016

If you finally have time on your hands to catch up on all the exhibitions now on in London, here’s our handy 2 part guide to what’s on.

8 December 2016

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Quiz – How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – James Turrell

How much do you know about light artist James Turrell?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Masterpiece

How much do you know about the world’s masterpieces?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Top Selling Artists in 2015

How much do you know about the top selling artists in 2015?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Marc Quinn

How much do you know about artist Marc Quinn?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Ai Weiwei

How much do you know about Ai Weiwei?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Anish Kapoor

How much do you know about Anish Kapoor?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Royal Academicians

Test your knowledge of Royal Academicians.

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Turner Prize Time

How much do you know about the Turner Prize?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Frieze London

How much do you know about Frieze London?

8 December 2016

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Quiz – Halloween: Scariest Works Of Art

Test your knowledge of the scariest works of art

7 December 2016

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Quiz – Alexander Calder

How much do you know about Alexander Calder?

7 December 2016

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Quiz – Bloomberg New Contemporaries

Test your knowledge of Bloomberg New Contemporaries, the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British art schools.

7 December 2016

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Quiz – Assemble 2015 Turner Prize Winners

Test your knowledge of Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble.

7 December 2016

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Quiz – Well Known Artists Who Have Been In Bands

Test your knowledge of well-known artists who have been in bands.

6 December 2016

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Satellite, Design Miami and Basel Miami Day Five Miami Art Week 2016

Now in its second year, SATELLITE is a rough and ready newcomer, to Miami Art Week. It is the antithesis of the main Basel fair, exhibiting emerging art in its basic form, i.e. no frames or much wall art.

6 December 2016

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Art Miami and Context Exhausting Day Four Miami Art Week

It wasn’t easy to get up this morning after the Moschino party at the Delano but after three large coffees and the prospect of visiting Art Miami and Context I set out to the Miami Beach Convention Centre to pick up the free shuttle bus to the Design District and Wynwoods area of Miami. It […]

6 December 2016

Rubber Sole: Miami Art Week The Madness Continues Day Three

Here we are on day three, with more fairs opening and more blisters on my Todd clad feet. Yes and these are my comfortable shoes! Tip: If you are serious about seeing incomprehensible levels of art wear rubber soled shoes! First off this morning after gallons of free coffee at the SLS off to the […]

6 December 2016

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Art Basel Explored – Artlyst Survives Day Two of Miami Art Week

Art Basel Miami is the world’s largest and perhaps the most important art event in the world. It opened yesterday and takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, all this week

6 December 2016

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Miami Art Week Day One Untitled and Sun Xun Pavilion Launch

Art week in Miami 2016 got underway full throttle with the opening of Untitled, Art Miami/Context, Scope and a number of private parties to cause a liver transplant. We attended Untitled which is perhaps the best of the satellite offerings.

28 November 2016

The Art of St Martin In The Fields By Revd Jonathan Evens

Although to some, such as Anselm Franke [i], ‘Faith is incompatible with art’ and even ‘destroys the sovereignty of art,’ the practice of a church like St Martin-in-the-Fields eloquently demonstrates that that need not be so.

24 November 2016

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Quiz – David Bowie Art Connections

David Bowie had a love of visual art. Test your knowledge of Bowie’s connection with art and artists.

24 November 2016

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Quiz – The Max Mara Art Prize

Test your knowledge of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women

24 November 2016

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Quiz – Modern Artists Influenced By Delacroix

Inspired by the National Gallery London’s recent exhibition Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art – how much do you know about the artists who were influenced by Delacroix?

24 November 2016

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Quiz – Botticelli Reimagined and Appropriated

Inspired by the V&A’s exhibition Botticelli Reimagined, Artlyst tests your knowledge of Botticelli appropriation

24 November 2016

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Quiz – Where’s Banksy?

Test your knowledge of Banksy