10 July 2011

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Jamie Reid Opens New London Exhibition

What could sum up the spirit of punk better than the Sex Pistols? Johnny Rotten, guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bassist Glen Matlock, along with Sid Vicious swaggered their way through the troubled 70s, spitting and kicking at the social conformity and conservative mindsets. Of course, they left musical anthems that will forever […]

8 July 2011

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Guy Wildenstein Formally Accused Of Fraud

Billionaire Art Dealer questioned over Art found in strongroom Guy Wildenstein, the billionaire art dealer has been formally accused of “receiving fraudulently obtained goods”  after 30  paintings  and sculptures, worth several hunderd million dollars, were discovered in his Paris Institute in a locked storage room. Some had been missing for decades. Many are believed to […]

8 July 2011

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Disgraced Rebekah Brooks Asked To Return UAL Fellowship

Rebekah Wade Brooks was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Nigel Carrington the Rector of University of the Arts, London, on behalf of UAL, in the summer of 2010. When this honour was bestowed her reputation was not tainted by the allegations that have emerged in the last week. If these allegations are true and Ms […]

8 July 2011

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Rothko In Britain New Whitechapel Show

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this influential exhibition held In 1961, the Whitechapel Gallery is to hold a major new show of the seminal Abstract Expressionist’s work. This was the first solo show of American artist Mark Rothko in Britain the now iconic exhibition is brought vividly to life through the Gallery’s archives of […]

8 July 2011

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London Street Photography Festival Latest

The London Street Photography Festival is a new event in London’s cultural calendar. It champions the best contemporary street photographers and  honor past masters providing a space for discussion, debate and appreciation of the current relevance of this time-honored genre.The festival takes place throughout July with a diverse programme of exhibitions, events, talks, walks and […]

8 July 2011

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Stolen Picasso Uncovered Man Arrested

Caught! $200,000 Picasso recoverd by police thief apprehended A Picasso drawing that was stolen from a San Francisco art gallery earlier this week and valued at between $125,000- $250,000 has been recovered. Surveillance camera images of the suspect were circulated globally which has led to the arrest of a New Jersey man who  snatched the […]

7 July 2011

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Glamour of the Gods Hollywood Portraits National Portrait Gallery

Put together from the archive of the John Kobal Foundation, this exhibition features over 70 photographs of many of Hollywood’s best known actors and actresses. It spans over four decades, 20´s to 50´s, ranging from film icons such as Charlie Chaplin to the London born actress Joan Collins. As the title states, there certainly is […]

7 July 2011

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Marina Abramovic and Willem Dafoe Die On Stage

Not literally, this time around! The Life and Death of Marina Abramović is a once in a generation cultural event, starring Marina Abramović and Hollywood actor Willem Dafoe, which previews on Friday and gets its much anticipated opening on Saturday night. This is an international cast of actors and performance artists joining together for the […]

6 July 2011

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Damien Hirst Exhibition Opens In Leeds

New Show Reconstructs Pharmacy Restaurant in Noting Hill Gate A major free public exhibition of the work of Damien Hirst is set to open on 15 July in in the artists hometown Leeds.The event traces the development of the artist, whose career started at the Leeds College of Art and Design and took off in […]

6 July 2011

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Picasso Stolen From San Francisco Gallery

Drawing Worth £100,000 taken in broad daylight from gallery Here is the first photo of the valuable drawing, by 20th century master, Pablo Picasso which was stolen this morning from a gallery in San Francisco.  A man in dark glasses  was seen walking into a gallery near Union Square at 11:40. He wandered suspiciously around […]

5 July 2011

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Cy Twombly American Painter Dies In Rome

Important New York Midcentury Painter Dies At 83 Cy Twombly the iconic American painter has died in a hospital in Rome,age 83, His death was announced by the director of the Lambert collection in the south of France.Twombly was living in Italy and suffered for several years from comlications due to advanced cancer. He was […]

4 July 2011

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Cecil Balmond Wins Scottish Sculpture Competition

Star Of The North Landmark For Gretna – Jencks and Goldsworthy create new landscape Works Cecil Balmond’s ‘Star of Caledonia’ has been chosen as the design for the landmark sculpture at the England/Scotland Border Crossing project at Gretna. The public work depicts a giant green star. Andrew Dixon, Creative Scotland’s  chief executive  said the design […]

4 July 2011

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London Group Open 2011

  The London Group Open Exhibition 2011 calls for entries from artists working in any medium. It is from October 20 to November 10 in two parts, at The Cello Factory London SE1, and selected by William Feaver and Jenni Lomax . There are £4000 worth of prizes and all exhibitors will be in the […]

4 July 2011

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Royal College of Art Degree Show 2011

Applied Art, Architecture, Communications, Design, Fashion, Textiles and Humanities come together at Kensington in a remarkable gathering of design talent. The RCA degree exhibition has traditionally represented the elite of student art and design for generations. From architecture through car design, eccentric to pragmatic; it covers it all to the highest standard. Not one inch […]

4 July 2011

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4 July 2011

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Michael Portillo To Chair New £55m Arts Scheme

A brand new Government scheme has earmarked £55 million to help arts and heritage organisations secure their future financial stability by building endowment funds. This was announced today by Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt. An independent advisory panel chaired by Michael Portillo will review bids from organisations for grants up to £5 million from the Endowment […]

4 July 2011

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Dull Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled In London

Why Public statues still look this way in the 21st Century A dated looking, ten foot bronze statue by American Artist, Chas Fagan depicting the former US president Ronald Reagan costing £800,000 was unveiled today to mark the centenary of his birth. Westminster City Council granted planning permission for the conservative President’s likeness to be […]

3 July 2011

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The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic In Manchester

Marina Abramovic  is one of the most significant cultural figures of our time. The Manchester International Festival and Teatro Real Madrid have created a play about her life. The world premiere of this startling new piece for the stage takes place 9 July in Manchester as part of the festival. The Life and Death of […]

3 July 2011

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Abstracts Art Exhibition Now Online and Ready to View

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its July 2011 art exhibition is now posted on their website and ready to view.  The theme for the Light Space & Time art exhibition is “Abstracts”.  The gallery received submissions from 16 different countries from around the world and they also received […]

3 July 2011

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Warhol Farrah Fawcett Portrait Missing

An Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett valued at up to $10 million has gone missing from her estate. Private investigators have been called in to try and track down the work which was bequeathed to the University of Texas where the actress attended art college in the late 1960’s. Her on/off partner Ryan O’Neal […]

2 July 2011

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Masterpiece – London Gets its Own Maastricht Quality Fair

London now has its own equivalent to the Maastricht fine art and antiques fair. Launched last year, Masterpiece covers all periods of art and objects. The quality of this fair is superb and unprecedented. Taking a stroll through the fair reminds one of the experience of walking through a 19th century shopping arcade. Masterpiece immediately […]

2 July 2011

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Warhol In Drag New Exhibition Opens In Salford

Cindy Sherman and Robert Mapplethorpe were also exploring themes along these lines in the 1980’s In 1981 Pop Artist Andy Warhol in collaboration with his friend Christopher Makos worked on a series of photographs with a transgender theme. The Artist’s conceptual basis for the series of 350 stills was to explore the way you are […]

1 July 2011

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Kate Moss Ties The Knot With Jamie Hince In Style

Set and Costumes by Tracey Emin and John Galliano hair by James Brown Supermodel Kate Moss has opted for a Glastonbury style wedding complete with six marquees and an eight foot parameter fence. The small Gloucestershire village was in lock down mode as Kate went to the alter for the big day with her fiancee […]

1 July 2011

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Terence Conran Donates £17.5m For New Design Museum

Design Museum gets boost from Conran for Commonwealth Institute Move A significant donation of £17.5m from Sir Terence Conran has been promised to the Design Museum. This will be a large boost to the museums program to move from its current location in Shad Thames to the iconic Commonwealth Institute in Kensington. Last December the […]

30 June 2011

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Black Christ Artist Ronald Harrison Dies

Ronald Harrison, the South African artist who gained an international reputation for his controversial painting “Black Christ”, has died in Cape Town.The much discussed work, created in 1961, depicts the former ANC president Chief Albert Luthuli flanked by two Roman soldiers who bear the faces of apartheid’s architect, former prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd, and his […]

30 June 2011

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You Tube of The Art World?

An Art Fair for individual Artists is a rare beast, but perhaps that is about to change? Invariably Art Fairs are made up of established galleries with established artists, creating a bottleneck whereby new and talented artists cannot be seen, as the galleries prefer to exhibit their established artists with a proven following. Whilst the […]

30 June 2011

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Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale Smashes Records

The Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s last night was the highest total ever achieved in London by a contemporary sale in history. £108,803,550 / $174,129,201 /€120,923,897 was sold, all pre-sale expectations were smashed (estimate: £74-105 million). Buyers from around the globe participated in the auction. Record sell-through rates of 89.8% by lot and 93.9% […]

30 June 2011

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Fernand Leger Painting Stolen From Carlyle Hotel

An important ink on linen by the French Artist Fernand Leger was stolen yesterday from New York’s posh, Upper East Side Carlyle Hotel. The work valued at $350,000 was painted in 1917 and titled “Composition aux element mecaniques.” Leger, an early modernist painter is important in the Cubist movement and is considered a 20th century […]

29 June 2011

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Goldsmiths Undergraduate Degree Show Review

Exhibition takes to the walls, floors and ceilings at Goldsmiths As expected from a new generation of young, gifted artists trying to edge their way into an already tightly-knit, closed shop art world, this was a show full of hits and misses. Spread over three buildings (Richard Hoggart, Ben Pimlott and Studio B) and a […]

28 June 2011

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Beatriz Milhazes Chosen for Solo exhibition Whitechapel Gallery at Windsor

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced the first exhibition of its curatorial partnership with the Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida. Artworks by internationally renowned Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes will go on display from 3 December 2011 until 28 February 2012, the first of three annual exhibitions curated by the Whitechapel Gallery to coincide with Art Basel […]

28 June 2011

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Kay Saatchi Collection Fairs Well Under The Hammer

The Kay Saatchi Collection went under the hammer as part of the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening  auction at Christie’s King Street tonight (28 June). The collection features an outstanding and rare group of early works on paper by Lucian Freud, executed in the 1940s, Ron Mueck’s Big Baby, the first work in the artist’s […]

28 June 2011

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Mona Lisa Theft Louvre To Mark Centenary

The theft of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa has its centenary this year. The painting was stolen on August 21, 1911. It was one of the most famous paintings in the world at the time of the theft. The disappearance enhanced its mystery making it the most talked about work of art in the world. […]