24 April 2017

John Minton From Wartime To Battles With His Own Sexuality

The British artist John Minton (1917 – 1957), is explored in a major new exhibition at Pallant House marking the centenary of his birth and 60 years since his death. It explores the artist’s achievements far beyond his reputation as a leading illustrator and influential teacher.

22 April 2017

Syrian Born Artist Sara Shamma Exhibits In Dubai

Sara Shamma, currently exhibiting in Dubai, is an artist with a remarkable history, indicative of the tumultuous times we now live in.

22 April 2017

Sidney Nolan Centenary Marked With Exhibition Of Unseen Works

Unseen works by the artist Sidney Nolan from his own private collection will go on public display for the first time in an exhibition at the Australian High Commission, London.

11 April 2017

Raqib Shaw Unveils Planned Summer Exhibition At The Whitworth

Raqib Shaw’s exotic Kashmir inspired paintings are to be exhibited at the Whitworth in Manchester. Sumptuous textiles, wallpaper and renaissance drawings from The Whitworth collection will create a key exhibition this summer.

11 April 2017

Nine Female Artists To Showcase Work At Hix CNB Gallery

Shoreditch’s CNB Gallery is presenting a Brains & Lip Takeover, showcasing the work of nine female artists, a group show curated by Alice Steffen and Claire Orme.

8 April 2017

SP-Arte International Art Festival Unveils Edition 13 In Sao Paulo

São Paulo International Art Festival, SP-Arte is a biannual exhibition now in its13th edition which closes tomorrow. The event promotes a citywide programme that includes museums, galleries and cultural spaces, consolidating a dynamic platform for cultural and artistic exchanges between curators, collectors, artists, galleries, works and admirers of art and design.

6 April 2017

Vanya Balogh Curates Immersive Film Hub Satellite Project For 57th Venice Biennale

Empire II is an artist-led satellite project devised and curated by London curator/artist Vanya Balogh for 57th La Biennale di Venezia.

5 April 2017

Giacomo Balla: Major New Futurism Exhibition Opens At The Estorick Collection

London’s Estorick Collection is presenting a major new exhibition of work by Giacomo Balla (1871-1958).

4 April 2017

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Marlene Dumas Exhibits Oscar Wilde And Lover Bosie Portraits At NPG

Contemporary artist Marlene Dumas (b.1953) displays portraits of Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), also known as ‘Bosie,’ painted last year and exhibited in Artangel’s ambitious exhibition at Reading Gaol, Wilde’s place of incarceration.

28 March 2017

Is Geraldine Swayne The Best Portrait Painter In Britain Today?

An exhibition of paintings by the British artist Geraldine Swayne featuring a number of new works has gone on view at The Fine Art Society. The title of the show, ‘Silvering’, refers to Swayne’s use of silver and gold grounds and aluminium and copper surfaces, reflecting the artist’s interest in the surface quality and material value of her work.

24 March 2017

Chris Ofili To Unveil New Tapestry At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery will unveil a new tapestry by the Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili. Titled the Caged Bird’s Song, the exhibition marks the first time the artist has worked in the medium of tapestry and will include a series of preparatory works on paper in an installation conceived by the artist for the Gallery’s Sunley Room.

23 March 2017

Anish Kapoor: New Sculptures Burst Forward Into Outer Space

Anish Kapoor has announced a major new gallery exhibition of work at Lisson in London. The exhibition unveils a new series of sculptures covered in a permeable and translucent mesh, simultaneously wrapping and revealing the inner forms that are protruding and bursting forward into outer space. The geological, corporeal shapes beneath this skin suggest natural processes […]

22 March 2017

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Largest Piet Mondrian Exhibition To Be Mounted at Holland’s Gemeentemuseum

The complete collection of works by Piet Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague will go on display in the largest exhibition of the artist’s work ever mounted.

20 March 2017

Alma-Tadema Exhibition Announced For Leighton House Museum In July

Over 130 works by the leading Victorian artist Alma-Tadema will be displayed throughout the studio-house of his friend and contemporary Frederic Leighton The exhibition explores Alma-Tadema’s importance in establishing the idea of ‘Roman life’ in the popular imagination.

19 March 2017

New Hepworth Wakefield Exhibition Merges Fashion And Modern Art

JW Anderson curates ‘Disobedient Bodies’ The Hepworth Wakefield latest ambitious exhibition which merges fashion with roots firmly placed in fine art. Anderson is one of the world’s most innovative and critically acclaimed contemporary fashion designers. His exhibit responds to the Wakefield’s impressive collection of modern British art. This is the first in a new series of exhibitions at the award-winning gallery, curated by key figures from creative fields outside the visual arts, from fashion and music to film and literature.

19 March 2017

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Refugee Artists Learning from The Lives Of Others – Revd Jonathan Evens

The Lives of Others is two exhibitions of work by German refugee artists at Ben Uri Gallery and Museum from 29 March – 18 June 2017, while Chaim Stephenson: Between Myth and Reality at St Martin-in-the-Fields (to Wednesday 10 May) showcases work by an artist with a lifelong concern for people driven from their homes.

18 March 2017

Raphael Drawings Exhibition Announced For Oxford’s Ashmolean

A new exhibition containing 120 works by the Renaissance master Raphael, from international collections will go on show at the Ashmolean this summer in the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, RAPHAEL: THE DRAWINGS.

17 March 2017

American Black Power Explored In New Tate Summer Exhibition

Black artist in the USA during the Civil Rights movement are to be explored in a new exhibition at Tate Modern. This summer the museum will present Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

15 March 2017

Victor Pasmore and British Constructivism Explored In New Pallant House Exhibitions

A new exhibition at Pallant House Gallery is presenting a major study of the work of the British artist Victor Pasmore (1908 – 1998).

15 March 2017

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WW1 Conscientious Objectors Highlighted In New Immersive Sound Piece

One Hundred years ago sixteen conscientious objectors were detained in the 19th-century cell block of Richmond Castle, leaving their poignant and personal testimonies in drawings on the cell walls.

6 March 2017

Jenny Holzer Major New Exhibition At Blenheim Palace Announced

A major new Jenny Holzer exhibition at Blenheim Palace has been announced for September.

5 March 2017

Hedley Roberts Unveils Non-Portraits Of Lovers, Friends, Family, Acquaintances And Strangers

Between 2014 and 2017 Hedley Roberts produced a series of ‘non-portraits’ of lovers, friends, family, acquaintances and strangers. Roberts begins by working from photographic collages using source materials from social media sites or images sent to him by friends. Sometimes he begins with a photographic image of someone that he wishes to portray, more usually he begins with a collaged image or photograph of someone who looks similar to his subject. Occasionally he just begins.

5 March 2017

Seamus Moran Harness Armour For Birds Unveiled At Tower Of London

Seamus Moran has unveiled his harness, armour for a bird display at the Tower of London 4th March. The work is part of the Royal armouries “Inspired by” programme which promotes artworks which have been inspired by the armouries. As well as the Tower, it will also be shown at Fort Nelson and Leeds Castle in 2018.

2 March 2017

Folkestone Triennial Announces A-List Artist Line-Up For 2017

The Creative Foundation has announced details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of Folkestone Triennial (2 September – 5 November 2017), one of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibition

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.