22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled ‘Seated Man with a Cane’ (1918).

16 April 2018

Slowing Growth: Hiscox Online Art Market Report Reveal £3B Sales

Based on the current growth trajectory, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals that the value of the online art market could reach $8.37 billion by 2023.

16 April 2018

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Helen Cammock Wins Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. 

14 April 2018

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Warhol and Sedgwick: Hotel Chelsea Room Door Sells For $52,500

A door from the infamous Hotel Chelsea belonging to the room resident ‘Superstar’ actress Edie Sedgwick and artist Andy Warhol shared in 1965, while filming Chelsea Girls, has sold for $52,500.

12 April 2018

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Anne Vierstraete Art Brussels Director In Conversation With Paul Carter Robinson

Anne Vierstraete, the Managing Director of Art Brussels in conversation with Paul Carter Robinson ahead of the opening of the fair next week. 

12 April 2018

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Gillian Ayres My Fiercely independent Friend – Sue Hubbard

Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.

10 April 2018

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Tracey Emin Unveils Pro-Europe Neon Art At St Pancras International

Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The installation titled,

8 April 2018

Peter Paul Rubens African Portrait At Risk Of Leaving UK

Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever.

6 April 2018

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London Dealer Richard Nagy Ordered To Return Stolen Egon Schiele Drawings

Two works on paper by the Secessionist artist Egon Schiele stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in the late 1930s have been ordered to be restituted to the heirs of an Austrian Holocaust victim.

5 April 2018

Simon Birch Recreates Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey Neo-Classic Bedroom

An immersive art installation, “The Barmecide Feast,” is a fully realised, full-scale reproduction of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

4 April 2018

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Arts Council Collection Acquire More Women Artists In 2017-18

The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by 25 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2017-18.

1 April 2018

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150th Birthday Marked By Glasgow Exhibition – Clare Henry

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: genius, idol, Glasgow’s golden boy. Celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth began this weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

31 March 2018

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 What The Dealers Had To Say

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 saw a strong collector turnout and vigorous sales across all sectors of the market.

29 March 2018

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Damien Hirst Falling Off The Grid – Houghton Hall – Paul Carter Robinson

Last week I was a guest at the magnificent Houghton Hall, one of the most impressive Palladian houses in Britain.

28 March 2018

Michael Rakowitz Unveils His Fourth Plinth Commission In London’s Trafalgar Square

The latest artist to exhibit a work for the “Fourth Plinth’ commission is the US artist Michael Rakowitz’.

27 March 2018

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Jenny Saville A Passion For Flesh And Paint – GMA – Clare Henry

JENNY SAVILLE’S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.

26 March 2018

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David Bowie Statue Not Fitting A Man Who Loved Fine Art

The latest in a long line of examples is a new statue honouring the late artist David Bowie, unveiled over the weekend in Aylesbury.

22 March 2018

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Trump Street Art Mural By Cashy-D Censored By New Orleans Council

The Louisiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of New Orleans after a mural was censored.

22 March 2018

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Will Liz Taylor’s Van Gogh Sold In 2012 For £10m Flip For £50m?

Liz Taylor’s Van Gogh Vue de l’asile et de la Chapelle de Saint-Rémy is back on the market again after selling in an auction at Christie’s in February 2012 for £10,121,250.

21 March 2018

No Bums Here: Anthea Hamilton Unveils Tate Britain Commission

Tate Britain has unveiled their latest sculpture commission by 2016 Turner Prize nominee Anthea Hamilton. The Squash is an immersive installation combining performance and sculpture.

20 March 2018

Banksy Super-Active In New York City Again – First Photos

It started with his rat clock piece (Top Photo) at 101 West 14th Street, moving on to his protest mural for Zehra Doğanon

20 March 2018

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Helen Legg Appointed New Director Of Tate Liverpool

Helen Legg currently Director of Spike Island, Bristol, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.

17 March 2018

British Council Ordered To Pack Their Bags By Vladimir Putin

Russia has ordered the closure of the British Council, an organisation which promotes cultural ties between the nations in St Petersburg.

17 March 2018

Banksy Mural In NY Highlights Detention Of Kurdish Artist Zehra Dogan

The Bristol-born Street Artist Banksy has unveiled a 20m high mural in New York to highlight to the detention of Zehra Dogan, the Kurdish painter from Turkey.

15 March 2018

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Liverpool Biennial Announce Programme For 20th Anniversary Edition

Liverpool Biennial, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?

15 March 2018

Crossrail Launches Public Art Programme To Include Kusama And Shawcross 

Crossrail has launched an ambitious new art programme.

14 March 2018

Annual Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report Released

The second edition of the Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report has been released

14 March 2018

Controversial Stations Of The Cross Exhibition Set To Open Without Censorship

A  sculpture by the ‘Street” artist Ryan Callanan, who goes under the pseudonym of RYCA has been moved by St Stephens Walbrook

13 March 2018

Anish Kapoor Condemns Image Of Chicago Sculpture In NRA Video

The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has spoken out against the use of an image of his Chicago sculpture “Cloud Gate” in a right-wing NRA

12 March 2018

Yinka Shonibare MBE Unveils NY Central Park Commission

New York’s Public Art Fund has unveiled ‘Wind Sculpture (SG)’, a new work by the Turner Prize-winning British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

11 March 2018

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Armory Show Highlights and Lowlights 2018 Round-Up

As we reach the end of another New York Armory Show few revelations are on hand.

10 March 2018

Record London Contemporary/Modern Art Auctions Set Spring 2018 Alight

London’s contemporary sales both evening and day at Sotheby’s and Christie’s have totalled £295 million ($407 million).