21 May 2019

Edmund de Waal Venice Installation Confirmed For British Museum

Edmund de Waal is to exhibit his profoundly beautiful Venice Biennale collateral work, ‘Psalm’, Library of Exile, at the British Museum in London in 2020. The work will also be presented at the Japanisches Palais in Dresden from November 2019 to February 2020. The library of exile celebrates the cultures of migration, languages as diaspora […]

5 May 2019

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Lorna Simpson Explores Race Gender and History At Hauser & Wirth NY

Native New Yorker Lorna Simpson has creatively explored race, gender and history for over thirty years.

3 May 2019

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Maurizio Cattelan: Blenheim Art Foundation Exhibition Announced For Autumn

The first solo exhibition in twenty years of work by Maurizio Cattelan is to be mounted at Blenheim Palace this autumn, running from 12 September – 27 October 2019

2 May 2019

Gallerist Holly Solomon Collection To Be Focus Of New Exhibition

Holly Solomon 1968-1981 was one of the shakers and movers in New York gallery culture in the 1960s and Seventies. Now Marlborough is to present Selected Works from her Collection curated by her son Thomas Solomon.

2 May 2019

Twenty Unmissable Pavilions at 58th Venice Biennale – Artlyst

What goes around comes around and again it is time for the Venice Biennale. Now in its 58th edition and under the direction of Hayward Gallery head honcho, Ralph Rugoff, the event is bound to be a groundbreaking affair. Artlyst will be there to report on the best offerings from the international world of contemporary art.

28 April 2019

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Sean Scully Unveils New Sculptural And Figurative Works During Venice Biennale

The Irish/American artist Sean Scully unveils Human: an exhibition of recent works both new and unseen pieces at the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

23 April 2019

Art Brussels 37th Edition What To See Guide – Artlyst

Since its inception, Art Brussels has evolved into one of the top European contemporary art fairs and is a must-see in the international art calendar. Over 26 – 28 April 2019

13 April 2019

Visionary Cities: Michael Takeo Magruder – British Library – Revd Jonathan Evens

The New Jerusalem, the visionary city, imagined in the Book of Revelation as the eternal environment for redeemed humanity, provided the initial inspiration for the current exhibition of four technology-based art installations by artist-in-residence, Michael Takeo Magruder

Grayson Perry Donates Brexit Head To Raise Funds For Terrence Higgins Trust

Grayson Perry has donated a work of art to raise funds for the leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust.

Antony Gormley Celebrated With Royal Academy Solo Show

In September 2019, the Royal Academy of Arts will present a solo exhibition of the internationally acclaimed British sculptor Antony Gormley (b. 1950), the most significant in the UK for over a decade.

7 April 2019

The M Word – Motherhood And Maternal Mental Health Explored

The M Word exhibition is curated by local Artist and mother of three, Amy Dignam is a visual and material representation of concepts that revolve around the maternal experience, motherhood and maternal mental health.

31 March 2019

Mark Dean Premieres Pastiche Mass At Banqueting Hall Chelsea College of Arts

The premiere of Pastiche Mass, with five new videos and sound, works by Mark Dean corresponding to the choral parts of a mass setting, is to be held on 21 March in the Banqueting Hall at Chelsea College of Arts.

30 March 2019

Vout-O-Reenees Host Art Auction To Raise Awareness On Knife  Crime

After the fire in Grenfell Tower happened, the arts club Vout-O-Reenees, in London’s East End, decided to raise money to help pay for therapy units and youth services until public money became available. Putting on a night of music, a tombola and an exhibition of artworks generously donated by artists and art dealers, the club raised almost £40,000.

20 March 2019

Four Artists Brought Together For New Freelands Foundation Exhibition

The Freelands Foundation is presenting Fault Lines, a group exhibition curated by Edward Ball, Freelands Artist Programme Curator. The show brings together four UK-based artists working in the realm of sculpture; Jonathan Baldock, Alice Channer, Angela de la Cruz and Holly Hendry.

18 March 2019

Cross Lane Projects Kendal Launches Two International Exhibitions

Cross Lane Projects in Kendal opens two exhibitions this week with a consciously international list of artists in the run-up to Brexit*.

14 March 2019

Frances Segelman To Sculpt Pineapple Founder Debbie Moore At Live Event

Debbie Moore, OBE, owner, and CEO of the Pineapple brand, will launch a year of anniversary celebrations in Covent Garden with live sculpting by royal sculptor Frances Segelman on Thursday 21 March 2019.

12 March 2019

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Leigh Bowery Celebrated In Photos By Fergus Greer At Michael Hoppen Gallery

Leigh Bowery (1961-1994) was one of the worlds’ most influential cult figures, performance artists, fashion designers, nightclub proprietors and art objects, in the 1980s and 1990s. He was above all an icon whose influence traversed music, art, film and the fashion world.

Art Exhibitions Up Now in London March 2019 – Paul Carey- Kent

Writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London March 2019. He currently writes freelance including for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors.

28 February 2019

The Renaissance Nude Explored In New Royal Academy Show

The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting The Renaissance Nude, an exhibition exploring the nude and how it inspired some of the most renowned masterpieces of the western canon.

14 February 2019

Leonardo: 500th Anniversary Marked With UK Tour – Clare Henry

To mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death a once-in-a-lifetime occasion: a series of his very beautiful drawings displayed simultaneously in 12 cities across the UK

26 January 2019

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ArtBAB 2019 Pushes Technology To The Next Level

ArtBAB 2019 plans to push technology to the next level at the 2019 edition of the region’s highly influential fair.

22 January 2019

Zurab Tsereteli: Larger Than Life – Saatchi Gallery

Zurab Tsereteli: Larger Than Life, which opens Tuesday 22 January at the Saatchi Gallery, is the first major solo retrospective of Georgian-Russian artist.

19 January 2019

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Pierre Bonnard: First London Museum Show In 20 Years Unveiled

Tate Modern is mounting the UK’s first major Pierre Bonnard exhibition in 20 years, opening to the public on the 23 January.

15 January 2019

Newport Street Gallery Announces John Bellany and Alan Davie Exhibition

The Newport Street Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of work by John Bellany (1942–2013) and Alan Davie (1920–2014), opening on 27 February and running for six months.

8 January 2019

Phyllida Barlow Takes Over Royal Academy For Major London Exhibition

The highly regarded British artist Phyllida Barlow RA will transform the Royal Academy’s Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries with an exhibition of entirely new work, entitled cul-de-sac in February. The exhibition has been conceived as a sequential installation running across all three of the interconnected spaces. There will be changes of pace and emphasis across the galleries […]

8 January 2019

Edvard Munch Printmaking Explored In New British Museum Exhibition

The British Museum will be presenting a major new exhibition of printmaking by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944).

31 December 2018

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Looking Forward To Art In 2019 – Edward Lucie-Smith

Looking forward to the art year ahead of us – 2019 – there are certain things one notices immediately, in the announcements so far made by various official and semi-official institutions based here in Britain and more specifically in plans announced by galleries here in London.

19 December 2018

Tate Announces New Exhibition Dedicated To Women Artists In Britain

A new display dedicated to women artists working in Britain over the past 60 years will open in April 2019.

18 December 2018

91ST Oscar Nominations 2019 Shortlist Announced – You Heard It First

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars

17 December 2018

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London Art Fair Returns For 2019 Bumper Edition

The London Art Fair 2019 (LAF) returns to the capital from 16-20 January to obliterate the winter blues and give us a boost of vitamin D.

16 December 2018

John Baldessari Launches Brain/Cloud Installation At Marian Goodman London

John Baldessari has launched Brain/Cloud (Two Views): with Palm Tree and Seascape, 2009, a monumental sculptural installation at Marian Goodman Gallery London.

13 December 2018

Tracey Emin: A Fortnight of Tears – New Exhibition Announced By White Cube

Tracey Emin has a new show titled ‘A Fortnight of Tears’ opening in early 2019 at White Cube Bermondsey.