3 January 2017

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360 Degree Tour of the Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy

In case you missed the Royal Academy of Arts Autumn blockbuster exhibition Abstract Expressionism or you want to re-live it, here is a 360 degree tour of the show.

26 December 2016

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Artists Rebranding The Christmas Tree Tradition By Revd Jonathan Evens

London has three of the most innovative artist-designed Christmas Trees on display this year.

20 December 2016

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The Best Exhibitions Of 2016 – Chosen By Paul Black

Paul Black chooses his best exhibitions of 2016 and delves deeper than the blockbusters and often further afield from London.

19 December 2016

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A Long Way From Pinochet: Homoerotic Art In Santiago’s National Museum

I’m just back from a week in Santiago, the capital of Chile. The third time I’ve been there, but the first two were just before Pinochet stepped down as President in 1990, and just after – that’s quite a while ago now.

6 December 2016

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Satellite, Design Miami and Basel Miami Day Five Miami Art Week 2016

Now in its second year, SATELLITE is a rough and ready newcomer, to Miami Art Week. It is the antithesis of the main Basel fair, exhibiting emerging art in its basic form, i.e. no frames or much wall art.

6 December 2016

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Art Miami and Context Exhausting Day Four Miami Art Week

It wasn’t easy to get up this morning after the Moschino party at the Delano but after three large coffees and the prospect of visiting Art Miami and Context I set out to the Miami Beach Convention Centre to pick up the free shuttle bus to the Design District and Wynwoods area of Miami. It […]

6 December 2016

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Art Basel Explored – Artlyst Survives Day Two of Miami Art Week

Art Basel Miami is the world’s largest and perhaps the most important art event in the world. It opened yesterday and takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, all this week

6 December 2016

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Miami Art Week Day One Untitled and Sun Xun Pavilion Launch

Art week in Miami 2016 got underway full throttle with the opening of Untitled, Art Miami/Context, Scope and a number of private parties to cause a liver transplant. We attended Untitled which is perhaps the best of the satellite offerings.

18 November 2016

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London gets state of the art Design Museum

The Design Museum unveiled its new building to the press yesterday ahead of its public opening on 24 November 2016. Housed in a landmark grade II listed modernist building from the 1960s on Kensington High Street, formerly the home of the Commonwealth Institute, the building has been sensitively retuned by John Pawson, the culmination of a five-year construction process costing £83m.

9 October 2016

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Paul Carey Kent Picks His Frieze Favourites For The 2016 Fair

An average year seems the general verdict on Frieze. Everyone picks up on the Focus section of young gallery projects, so I’ve concentrated on the main fair with works from some of the best stands. Most worthwhile art is transformative in some way, but many of my favourite works at this year’s Frieze (to Sunday 9 […]

6 October 2016

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Frieze And Frieze Masters Artlyst Chooses Their Top 20 Artworks 2016

Visitors to London during Frieze week will no doubt be in for art over-kill this year, with thousands of artworks, on hundreds of stands, housed in two ginormous plastic tents, in opposite parts of Regents Park London. Each year Artlyst runs around like a headless chicken in order to choose their favourite pieces. Here are the offerings in no specific […]

18 September 2016

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Berlin Art Week’s Distinctive Feel September 2016 By Ben Austin

Ok, so it isn’t Basel, or even Frieze for that matter, but ABC provides something a bit different from the mega fairs, on a smaller scale and dedicated solo presentation, the vast majority of the galleries are German and they all have that distinctive feel, of being clinical and exact in presentation and execution, perhaps […]