As a graduate from The Slade School of Art in 1983, My first Dialogue with the art world came out of my graduate show. It was ‘An appropriation of and graffiti on the art historical timeline’.
3 May 2018
The V&A has announced a major gift of 63 photographs by Linda McCartney, generously gifted by Paul McCartney and his family.
New Contemporaries has announced this year’s selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
This year’s list of finalists for the Turner Prize has just been announced. While the names on the shortlist are virtuously unfamiliar, the general artistic direction is not.
The largest exhibition ever mounted of the French artist Yves Klein has been announced for Blenheim Palace. It will coincide with what would have been the artist’s ninetieth birthday.
Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).
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
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.
Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.
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.
Anne Vierstraete, the Managing Director of Art Brussels in conversation with Paul Carter Robinson ahead of the opening of the fair next week.
Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.
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, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever.
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
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.
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.
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.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 saw a strong collector turnout and vigorous sales across all sectors of the market.
Last week I was a guest at the magnificent Houghton Hall, one of the most impressive Palladian houses in Britain.
28 March 2018
The latest artist to exhibit a work for the “Fourth Plinth’ commission is the US artist Michael Rakowitz’.
JENNY SAVILLE’S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.
The latest in a long line of examples is a new statue honouring the late artist David Bowie, unveiled over the weekend in Aylesbury.
The Louisiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of New Orleans after a mural was censored.
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
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
It started with his rat clock piece (Top Photo) at 101 West 14th Street, moving on to his protest mural for Zehra Doğanon
Helen Legg currently Director of Spike Island, Bristol, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.
17 March 2018
Russia has ordered the closure of the British Council, an organisation which promotes cultural ties between the nations in St Petersburg.
17 March 2018
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.
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 has launched an ambitious new art programme.