18 February 2017

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Marina Abramovic Retrospective Unveiled At Moderna Museet Stockholm

A comprehensive first European retrospective of the work of Marina Abramović has opened in Stockholm.

18 February 2017

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Desperate Artwives Stage Leyden Gallery Takeover To Coincide With Breastfeeding Exhibition

To coincide with Leanne Pearce’s Breastfeeding exhibition, Desperate Artwives will stage a ‘takeover’ of Leyden Gallery, and present a curated programme of performances and interventions.

17 February 2017

Maria Lassnig New Painting Survey 1950 – 2007 At Hauser & Wirth London

A new survey exhibition of painting by Maria Lassnig, at Hauser & Wirth, spanning a period from the 1950s to the end of the artist’s life opens in early March.

16 February 2017

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Art Basel 48th edition Announces Stellar Gallery Line-Up

Art Basel, which is now in its 48th edition has released an impressive gallery list for the fair in Basel, Switzerland, which takes place from June 15 to June 18, 2017. This year, 291 leading international galleries will present works ranging from the early 20th century to contemporary artists. The Basel show, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will present galleries from 34 countries and six continents.

16 February 2017

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Old Master Portrait Drawings Exhibition Announced For National Portrait Gallery

The first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings at The National Portrait Gallery will be staged this summer. The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (13 July – 22 October 2017), will include works by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque, many rarely seen, and some not displayed for decades.

15 February 2017

Eduardo Paolozzi Retrospective Opens At The Whitechapel – Preview

The first London retrospective exhibition of the innovative artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) has opened at the Whitechapel. Paolozzi was one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. Considered one of the the ‘godfathers of Pop Art’.

15 February 2017

Artists And Writers Explore Arca Project In New Payne Shurvell Exhibition

Sixteen artists and sixteen writers take on W.G. Sebald’s seminal novel The Rings of Saturn for The Arca Project presented by Payne Shurvell at their new Suffolk space. Here, one of the curators, Michael Hall, describes how the project came about.

14 February 2017

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Wolfgang Tillmans – Analogue To The Digital Revolution New Tate Exhibition

Wolfgang Tillmans the Turner Prize-winning artist is presented in a new solo exhibition at Tate Modern. The exhibition concentrates on his practice spreading across different media since 2003.

9 February 2017

Art Below Launch Billboard Event In Grand Union Station Los Angeles

Art Below the London-based organisation that curates artist-designed posters in tube stations, billboards as well as gallery exhibitions launches their first billboard event in Grand Union Station, Los Angeles. This February the organisation headed by Ben Moore will feature work by 28 UK and US-based emerging and established artists. Artlyst will again be a media partner for this engaging project.

9 February 2017

Mark Woods Unnerving And Evocative Fetish Objects New London Exhibition

A new solo show by the highly talented sculptor Mark Woods follows his participation at the 56th Venice Biennale and the Gerwerbemuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland opens tomorrow at The Lubomirov Angus-Hughes Centre for Contemporary Curation. The centre is located at 26 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, London.

8 February 2017

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Queer Art Programme To Mark 50 Years Of UK LGBTQ Decriminalisation

UK Museums are working on a series of nationwide exhibitions to mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, the legislation that partially decriminalised male homosexuality in England and Wales in 1967.

7 February 2017

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Hull UK City of Culture Off To A Strong Start

Hull’s year as UK City of Culture is already off to a strong start, with January seeing the reopening of the Ferens Art Gallery and the launch of the new Humber Street Gallery with its first exhibition: COUM Transmissions. Since winning the title in 2013, the city has enjoyed a £1 billion boost in investment and unprecedented visitor numbers.

6 February 2017

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David Hockney Unveils His First British Retrospective Exhibition At Tate Britain

David Hockney unveils his first retrospective at Tate Britain opening to the public 9th February.

30 January 2017

Picasso Exhibition At Tate Modern To Explore Love, Fame And Tragedy

The first solo exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s work ever to be held at Tate Modern was announced today, 30 January.

25 January 2017

Peter de Francia Celebrated In New London Exhibition

The influential British figurative artist Peter de Francia would have turned 96 this year. Five years after his death, ASC Gallery is presenting an exhibition to celebrate his life and work.

23 January 2017

Michelangelo And Sebastiano del Piombo Collaborations Explored At London’s National Gallery

The first ever exhibition devoted to the creative partnership between Michelangelo (1475-1564) and Sebastiano del Piombo (1455-1547), featuring exceptional loans, some of which have not left their collections for centuries is to open at London’s National Gallery in the Spring.

17 January 2017

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Spanish Pavilion At 1937 Paris Exposition Inspires New London Exhibition

An exhibition inspired by the Spanish Pavilion at the 1937 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, commemorating 80 years since its inauguration is presented by London’s Mayoral gallery. The original Pavilion marked a crucial moment during the Spanish Civil War (17 July 1936 – 1 April 1939), with the Spanish Republic using it as […]

16 January 2017

Royal Artist Frances Segelman Sculpts Ballet Dancer Sergei Polunin

Internationally acclaimed dancer Sergei Polunin sits for royal sculptor Frances Segelman on 17 January 2017 at the Hospital Club ahead of Sergei’s return to the Sadler’s Wells stage with Project Polunin. Frances Segelman said, “Sergei is such a talented dancer – I am thrilled to sculpt him and support Project Polunin, which will create new dance and ballet works through the collaboration of […]

16 January 2017

Migrations Exhibition Installation Explores Themes Of Location And Diaspora

A new exhibition titled Migrations explores themes of location, migration, and diaspora through an installation of mixed-media works that include drawing, book art, and collage. The migratory aspect of ideas and material is expressed in images and artists’ books that re-purpose data from various found sources in order to construct new visual and metaphorical narratives. Tracey Bush’s plant studies and […]

16 January 2017

Josef Albers Yellow Paintings Explored In New London Exhibition

The 20th-century Abstract painter Josef Albers is presented in a new exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in London exploring Albers focus on one color. This was a concept that held a pervasive place in the artist’s oeuvre. Sunny Side Up, a trove of paintings in which yellow dominates, is drawn from five decades of the artist’s work and […]

9 January 2017

David Hockney Complete Early Print Exhibition To Complement Tate Britain Retrospective

David Hockney’s complete early prints (1961-1964) will be on show at at Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert in early February 2017.

8 January 2017

Hannah Rose Thomas Unveils Refugee Crisis Portraits From Jordan

Hannah Rose Thomas’ intimate portraits seek to humanise the individuals forced to flee their homes, whose personal stories are otherwise shrouded by statistics.

5 January 2017

Liliane Tomasko Unveils Her First Solo Exhibition At Marc Straus NY

The Swiss artist Liliane Tomasko has opened her first solo exhibition at Marc Straus, NY. Tomasko’s abstract paintings are “Inscapes” of everyday life elements we rarely contemplate but make up the fabric of our realities.

3 January 2017

Centenary of the Russian Revolution Marked In New Royal Academy Exhibition

To commemorate the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Royal Academy of Arts is presenting a new exhibition titled Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932.

15 December 2016

Michael Andrews School of London Artist Resurrected In New Gagosian Exhibition

Works by the late British artist Michael Andrews (1928–1995) are to be exhibited at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill, London.

14 December 2016

Marc Quinn To Exhibit New Sculptures At Sir John Soane’s Museum London

The Sir John Soane’s Museum will present ‘Drawn from Life,’ an exhibition of new works by artist Marc Quinn, In Spring 2017. A series of ethereal fragmentary sculptures, made in collaboration with his partner, a dancer, will be placed among the multiple antique casts and sculptures that fill the museum.

14 December 2016

Djordje Ozbolt To Present New Solo Exhibition At Hauser & Wirth Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is presenting a new solo exhibition by Djordje Ozbolt, following the artist’s residency with the gallery in 2016, at The Maltings Studios in Bruton.

12 December 2016

Zaha Hadid Paintings and Drawings Exhibition Opens At London’s Serpentine Gallery

The Late Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid is honoured with a new solo exhibition of paintings and drawings at London’s Serpentine Gallery. Hadid is regarded as a pioneering and visionary architect whose contribution to the world of architecture was ground-breaking and innovative.

8 December 2016

London Art Fair Launches 2017 Art Season 18-22 January With Panache

The London Art Fair, now in its 29th edition returns to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London from 18-22 January 2017. The Fair is well known for providing a supportive environment for collectors of all levels, enhanced by an engaging programme of curated exhibitions, talks, tours, films, and performances.

7 December 2016

Film Director Ken Russell’s 1950’s Teddy Girls And Boys Photos Exhibited

Fifty photographs of Teddy Girls and Boys, taken by groundbreaking film director, Ken Russell (1927-2011) go on display at Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre in February.

6 December 2016

Proto-Pop Artist Robert Rauschenberg Celebrated In New Tate Modern Retrospective

The Art of Proto-Pop artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008), is celebrated in a new retrospective exhibition organised in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

23 November 2016

Ai Weiwei: New UK Installations At Lisson Promotes Discussion And Dialogue

For his third exhibition at Lisson Gallery London and following his acclaimed exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2015, Ai Weiwei returns to the United Kingdom with two installations that promote discussion and dialogue.