The ‘Art for Grenfell’ auction has been announced to take place on Monday 16 October at Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, in London.
18 September 2017
Tate has published their Annual Report for 2016/17. The opening of the Blavatnik Building in June 2016 firmly established Tate Modern as one of the world’s greatest buildings for art in the twenty-first century, and the newly opened spaces attracted over a million visitors in the first month and a record 6.4 million visitors over the year.
18 September 2017
The Street Artist Banksy has created two new artworks inspired by Jean Michael Basquiat at the Barbican.
17 September 2017
Banksy has donated £205,000 from the sale of a wall-sized artwork to anti-arms campaigners.
The artist Tacita Dean will present three major London public gallery exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, and National Gallery, in May 2018. It will be an unprecedented collaboration between the galleries and this well-known artist.
Ann Freedman has settled her final lawsuit in what has been New York’s biggest art scandal.
Dame Julia Peyton-Jones is the winner of the annual Critics Circle Visual Arts and Architecture Award which will be presented at the Thaddeus Ropac Gallery Dover Street on the evening of 12th September.
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.
11 September 2017
Howard Hodgkin had an eye for the exceptional when it came to collecting. His personal taste resonates through his paintings, his ability to identify the extraordinary in unexpected places was deployed in his incessant hunt for art and objects of exquisite beauty.
Winnie-the-Pooh is celebrated in a new exhibition at the V&A in London. For the first time in nearly 40 years this December as part of the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne, and E.H. Shepard. Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic will be a multi-sensory, playful exhibition that will explore the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the most adored fictional characters of all time.
The Walker Art Gallery has announced the names of the jury members who will judge the John Moores Art Prize competition in 2018, ahead of the prestigious Painting Prize’s call for entries opening on 14 September 2017.
9 September 2017
Two men who posed as Paris city workers and stole up to 20 pixelated tile murals by the French urban artist Invader have been arrested, after a widespread social network campaign.
Pierre Bergé, a leading figure of France’s cultural elite has died age 86. The partner of Yves Saint Laurent for many years and a powerhouse figure in Fashion Berge was also a first rate Art collector.
8 September 2017
The Vinyl Factory who last year partnered with the Hayward Gallery to bring London ‘The Infinite Mix’, one the best shows of the year, is to stage ‘EVERYTHING AT ONCE’ a homage to 50 years of the Lisson Gallery.
The sometime transvestite artist Grayson Perry RA has been chosen to select the 2018 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.
7 September 2017
The Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced that they are to open their doors to the public in November, in the first Louvre-branded museum outside Paris.
7 September 2017
The results of Salvador Dalí’s DNA samples taken when the body of the Surrealist artist was exhumed last June has proven that Pilar Abel is not the biological daughter of the painter.
6 September 2017
German police have recovered several stolen artworks by neo-expressionist painter Georg Baselitz. The art was stolen from a storage unit in Munich and is valued at 2.5 million euros ($2.97 million)
A portrait by the British artist Francis Bacon which has not been seen in public for over 55 years is to be sold at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize jury has selected three photographers shortlisted for the 2017 competition.
Chris Dercon unveils his first production as the new artistic director of the Volksbühne, a theater in Berlin, on 5 September.
2 September 2017
Artist curators Rebecca Scott and Mark Woods are launching a new project space in Kendal Cumbria. The ironically named ‘Provincial Project Space’ promises to offer up to four international quality shows each year.
Frieze London 2017 will present more than 160 leading galleries from across the world will showcase ambitious presentations by international emerging and established artists.
The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair are thrilled to be returning to the very same spot in Folkestone that they occupied three years ago on the same opening Saturday of the acclaimed Folkestone Triennial and Folkestone Fringe.
26 August 2017
The next edition of the Folkestone Triennial is taking place 2 September – 5 November with 20 commissions from a host of international artists. Now in its fourth edition the Triennial’s double edge, curation by Lewis Biggs, will exhibit new artworks installed in more than 20 locations around the town.
Fake Jackson Pollock paintings have again infiltrated the art food-chain. This time it’s not the upper-end of the market, as in the case of the very ‘blue-chip’ Knoedler Gallery in NY, but at the inexperienced collector level. The scam has ensnared at least three buyers according to an investigation by the International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR).
25 August 2017
Sotheby’s has unveiled the full contents of The Collection of Edward Albee, which will be offered in a dedicated auction in New York on 26 September 2017.
24 August 2017
A sculpture by the Turner Prize winning artist Sir Antony Gormley from his Another Time series has been unveiled on the chalk bed in front of Turner Contemporary in Margate. He has also revealed a pair of figures In Folkestone as part of the Triennial.
23 August 2017
Sotheby’s has taken the bold move to scrap buyer’s premium on all of its online-only auctions. The auction house has at the same time announced that it will raise its regular buyer’s premium
23 August 2017
The Yves Klein exhibition currently at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels suffered mishaps when a museum visitor stepped over a barrier into a pigment installation and tracked blue footprints around the gallery.
22 August 2017
An important Banksy mural painted on the outside of a public toilet, in the east end of London, over ten years ago has been restored to its former glory by developers.
Bellotto masterpiece, ‘The Fortress of Königstein from the North’, which was due to be exported from Britain, has been saved for the nation and goes on display in Trafalgar Square today (Tuesday 22 August 2017).