17 November 2016

/

Paris Photo’s 20th Edition Ends With A Flash Bang Wallop

Paris Photo came to a close for the 20th edition this week, critically acclaimed by collectors, cultural institutions, and photographers from all over the world.

17 November 2016

/

Jimmy Cauty: The Aftermath Dislocation Principle, Riot Tour Travels To Oxford

The Aftermath Dislocation Principle (ADP) the latest work from artist Jimmy Cauty, housed in a 40 ft shipping container is a monumental post-riot landscape in miniature – arriving in Oxford between the 25th and 27th November before it continues its country-wide tour of ‘riot sites’ until Christmas Day.

17 November 2016

/

Real And Imagined Architecture Explored At New Bermondsey Space Station Gallery

A group exhibition of five artists who use architectural surfaces from real or fictional places and reconfigure and/or re-appropriate to make their own idiosyncratic superstructures is the subject of a newly curated exhibition by BEASTON projects. frac-tured-su-per-struc-tures, now far removed from their origins, these works present something from another world, uniting past and present whilst giving clues to memory, time and place. Artists include:Selma Parlour | Bella Easton | Tim Ellis | Michael Petry | Artemis Potamianou

15 November 2016

/

Art Responds To Science Fiction In London Underground Car Park

A spectacular multimedia group exhibition is set to open in a multi-storey underground car park situated in the heart of Soho’s, West End over the period of 10 days.

15 November 2016

/

Edvard Munch Masterpiece Girls on the Bridge Achieves £44.6m At Sotheby’s

Last night’s results for the Evening Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York coupled with those in London this June, demonstrate there is strong demand for top-quality works at every price level,” said Simon Shaw, Co-Head of Sotheby’s Worldwide Impressionist & Modern Art Department.

15 November 2016

/

Marilyn Monroe Happy Birthday Mr President Dress Up For Auction

The fabulously sexy dress that Monroe wore at her historic appearance at the Madison Square Garden charity dinner, where she performed the song ‘Happy Birthday’ to President John F. Kennedy who was turning 45, is up for grabs Julien’s auction in the US on 17th-19th November.

14 November 2016

/

David Bowie Art Collection Part One Achieves £24.3m At Sotheby’s

The first part of the David Bowie art collection that went under the hammer at Sotheby’s yesterday (10 November) has achieved £24.3m ($30.5 m) with a painting by Jean-Michele Basquiat reaching £7 million.

14 November 2016

/

Willem Weismann Presents Basement Odyssey Paintings At London’s Zabludowicz Collection

Willem Weismann has produced an ambitious suite of new paintings for his exhibition ‘Basement Odyssey’ at the Zabludowicz Collection in London.

14 November 2016

/

Bruce McLean: The Turner Prize Nominated British Artist Exhibits New Work

New work by the Turner Prize nominated British action sculptor, painter and ceramicist, Bruce McLean has been announced by London’s Bernard Jacobson Gallery.

14 November 2016

/

Seventh Prix Pictet Award Shortlist Announced In Paris

The twelve shortlisted photographers have been selected for the seventh Prix Pictet, Space, has been announced at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

14 November 2016

/

Paul Hamlyn Foundation Reveals Recipients Of 22nd Annual Awards for Artists

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has announced the recipients of the 22nd annual Awards for Artists, the largest individual awards made to visual artists and composers in the UK.

14 November 2016

/

Bluecoat Liverpool UK’s Oldest Arts Centre Announces 300th Anniversary Programme

The UK’s oldest arts centre and Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, the Bluecoat announces a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events to celebrate their 300th anniversary of its landmark building in 2017.

14 November 2016

/

Rothko’s Tenth Exhibition At Pace NY Explores His Darker Palette

Rothko: Dark Palette will be the 10th presentation of the artist’s work at Pace New York. The exhibition traces the history of Mark Rothko’s use of dark colors in his sectional paintings. It is on view at 510 West 25th Street from November 4, 2016 through January 7, 2017.

14 November 2016

/

Langlands & Bell Unveil New Underground Art Work Inspired By Frank Pick

A new contemporary artwork titled ‘BEAUTY < IMMORTALITY’ by Turner Prize nominated and BAFTA award-winning artists Langlands & Bell has been unveiled at one of London’s busiest Tube stations.

14 November 2016

/

Bruegel Painting Discovered In Holburne Museum Storage Area Unveiled

The Holburne Museum in Bath has announced the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty will unravel the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty.

8 November 2016

/

Sir Elton John Modernist Photography Collection Unveiled At Tate Modern

The first exhibition of Modernist photography from The Sir Elton John Collection ever staged in the UK opens on 10 November 2016 at Tate Modern.

8 November 2016

/

Shortlisted Projects Unveiled for Lighting London’s Bridges

The six shortlisted proposals by international teams, representing seventy-three artists, architects, designers, planners and engineers from Asia, Europe, North America and South America will be unveiled on Wednesday 9 November in the Illuminated River Exhibition, a free exhibition running for three weeks at the Royal Festival Hall (RFH) until Tuesday 29 November.

7 November 2016

/

Lord and Lady Attenborough’s Modern British Art Collection At Sotheby’s

Lord and Lady Attenborough’s Modern British art collection goes under the hammer November 2016, at Sotheby’s London. On 22 – 23 November, Sotheby’s Modern & Post-War British art sales will offer 37 works from their celebrated private collection, assembled with immense passion and a very distinctive eye.

7 November 2016

/

Ai Weiwei Launches Major New York Gallery Exhibition

A new gallery show of the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei 2016: Roots and Branches, has opened at Mary Boone Gallery in both its Fifth Avenue and Chelsea locations. The exhibition of recent works includes pieces in a variety of mediums – from ancient wood and porcelain to modern LEGO bricks, and wallpaper of the Artist’s design.

7 November 2016

/

French Modernist Designer And Architect Pierre Chareau Celebrated In New York Exhibition

The first U.S. exhibition focused on French designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) has opened in New York.

6 November 2016

/

Donal Moloney Wins The John Moores Visitors Prize For 2016

Donal Moloney’s Cave Floor is this year’s winner of the visitor’s prize where museum goers to the John Moores Painting Prize have the chance to select their favourite.

6 November 2016

/

Original Underground Comix Art Including R. Crumb To Be Sold At Auction

A groundbreaking collection of original art from ’60s American Underground Comix will be offered for the first time in 40 years when The Eric Sack Collection – Masterpieces of Underground Art crosses the block Nov. 17-19 at Heritage Auctions.

4 November 2016

/

Public Appeal Launched To Acquire Final Duke of Wellington Portrait

A public appeal to acquire Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished final portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, has been announced today, Thursday 3 November 2016.

4 November 2016

/

Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen Auctioned By Mean Spirited Drinks Brand Diageo

The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer, one of Scotland’s best-loved paintings has been consigned to Christie’s Auctioneers, in a move that could see it go abroad.

3 November 2016

/

Royal Institute of British Architects International Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Prize 2016 has announced the shortlist for this important architecture prize . The winner will be announced on Thursday 24 November 2016.

3 November 2016

/

Lord Leighton’s Masterpiece Flaming June Returns Home For Exhibition

Frederic, Lord Leighton’s painting ‘Flaming June’ one of the most iconic works of nineteenth-century British art has returned to the house in which it was painted, Leighton House Museum, Kensington.

3 November 2016

/

Griffin Art Prize Shortlist And Exhibition Dates Announced For 2016

The Griffin Gallery has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Griffin Art Prize and exhibition. Out of 270 entries, six artists have been shortlisted and will take part in the prize exhibition from 24th November – 23rd December 2016.

1 November 2016

//

David Bowie Collection A Very Personal Curation Of Style And Taste

From 1–10 November, the collection will be exhibited at Sotheby’s New Bond Street galleries in London, giving fans, collectors, art lovers and experts a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse themselves in the extraordinary range of objects that informed Bowie’s private world.

1 November 2016

/

Roger Hiorns Featured In Major New Exhibition At Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery

Ikon gallery Birmingham is presenting a major exhibition of the Birmingham-born artist Roger Hiorns.

31 October 2016

/

Artes Mundi 7 Shortlist Prize Dates And Exhibition Announced

On October 21st the Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition and Prize in Cardiff opened its doors to the British public, presenting a major exhibition of work from six of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists. Artes Mundi 7 is the UK’s largest contemporary art prize, with the winner receiving the sum of £40,000. The prize is open to artists whose work explores social issues […]

31 October 2016

/

Greedy Auction Houses Raise Buyers Premium By Collusion Free Stealth

On 6 September Christie’s announced a rise in its buyer’s premium altering the percentage thresholds. Sotheby’s announced about a month later that they would also fall into line by raising their commission.

30 October 2016

/

Norman Rockwell Election Painting Auction Timed For US Presidential Election

Whether you think this is fine art or illustration, Norman Rockwell’s Which One? (Undecided; Man in Voting Booth) will be a major highlight of the 21 November 2016 auction of American Art at Sotheby’s New York.