19 June 2017

Young Masters Art Prize Exhibition Unveiled In London’s St James

The shortlist for the Young Masters Art Prize has selected eighteen artists from across the globe.

8 June 2017

Vibrant Camberwell Arts Festival 2017 Launches This Weekend

Now in its 23rd year, the Camberwell Arts Festival has grown out of and celebrates the vibrant artistic community in Camberwell. It is developed as a partnership between local artists, residents and organisations and is co-ordinated by Camberwell Arts, a registered charity that aims to promote the arts in Camberwell – and Camberwell through the arts.welcome to the camberwell arts festival. This […]

7 June 2017

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Art Basel Plus Satellite Fair Guide 2017 What To See

Art Basel 2017 is a curated selection of 291 first-rate galleries exhibiting at the fair’s 48th edition in Basel. The gallery list for the Swiss event, taking place from June 15 to June 18, 2017, is a corker.

7 June 2017

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Museum of Transology Launched To Celebrate Brighton’s LGBTQ Residents

This summer Brighton Museum launches Be Bold, a series of collaborative events and exhibitions funded by Arts Council England and programmed in partnership with Brighton & Hove’s LGBTQ communities. The exhibitions aim to reflect the experiences of the city’s LGBTQ residents and begin with the acclaimed Museum of Transology.

6 June 2017

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Jamaican Art – Intuitive Outsiders But With That Old Time Religion

Jamaican art has never been as experimental as that to be found in – say – Cuba, its neighboring island in the Greater Antilles. Cuban art reached out to the Modernist Movement almost as soon as it began. And Cuba has always had links to what was going on in the mainland nations of Latin America. Art in Jamaica, linked to the UK, remained consistently more conservative.

6 June 2017

Dan Colen Solo Exhibition Announced For Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery

The American artist Dan Colen (b.1979), will be presented in a focused exhibition opening in October 2017 at the Newport Street Gallery. This will be Colen’s first major London solo show and spans more than fifteen years of his work and will feature new works, including large-scale installations. “This show is the first time I’ve been able […]

3 June 2017

Canadian British Artist Zev Robinson Brings Taste To Art And Film

Food has long been the subject of both painting and film, conveying the sensuality of its shape, taste memory, and the understanding of its role in our lives.

31 May 2017

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Monumental Summer Events

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year with A Weekend of Wonderful Things 14–16 July 2017. Events include; A Weekend of Wonderful Things. On 14 to 16 July 2017, from dawn until dusk, visitors can encounter everything that is wonderful about YSP with a range of special events and experiences.

26 May 2017

Tate Announces Blockbuster Line-up For 2018 But is It Too Safe?

Tate has announced its 2018 programme which covers all four venues. The forthcoming shows include exhibitions of work by ground-breaking figures in painting, performance, textiles, film and photography.

24 May 2017

Wayne Thiebaud Proto-Pop Survey Exhibition Opens At White Cube London

The American artist Wayne Thiebaud has always had the capacity to create serial images that make us think of the likeness between art and life.

20 May 2017

Terrence Ffyffe Cosmic Whirling Dynamic Abstract Paintings St Stephen Walbrook

Every now and then even a hardened old lag in the art business – yes, folks, I mean me – gets a nice surprise. Last month an artist I’ve known for quite a long time -Terence Ffyffe, aka Terry Ffyffe – asked me to come and look at a new series of paintings.

16 May 2017

Photo London 2017 Everything You Need To Know About The Fair

Photo London opens their third edition to the public this week. The fair was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Founded in 2015, it has already established itself as a world-class photography Fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community.

15 May 2017

Philip Guston Nixon Drawings Revisited In The Age Of Trump – Hauser & Wirth

An exhibition of work by the American painter ‘Philip Guston titled Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975’, at Hauser & Wirth London opens this week.

6 May 2017

Andrew Logan Sculpture Exhibited In Former Home Of Sir Francis Drake

An exhibition of contemporary art by the renowned sculptor Andrew Logan will open in July at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey in Devon.

6 May 2017

Artist Iyvone Khoo Creates Immersive Infinity Cube Installation For Birch Aquarium

Infinity Cube a new immersive exhibition exploring the magical and natural phenomenon of bioluminescence – when marine organisms emit light – opens at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

2 May 2017

Early Chinese Buddhist Art from Dunhuang Cave Recreated In London

Dunhuang, an oasis on the ancient Silk Road in northern China, is known for its caves containing some of the world’s finest examples of Buddhist art, created over a period of 1000 years. Millions visit this UNESCO world heritage site each year.

2 May 2017

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Amanda Levete To Unveil V&A’s Largest Architectural Intervention For 100 Years

V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter designed by the Stirling Prize-winning British architect Amanda Levete and her practice AL_A unveiled

30 April 2017

Marguerite Horner Explores Humanity When People Are Faced With Trauma

Marguerite Horner is a doer! She is one of the more active painters on the London art scene today.

26 April 2017

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Super Gallery: Thaddaeus Ropac Opens New Mega Mayfair Space

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac opens their third mega gallery in London on Friday 28 April 2017. The new London gallery is located at Ely House in Mayfair, a historical five-floor 18th-century mansion being sensitively restored by New York-based architect Annabelle Selldorf. The gallery will be inaugurated with a series of four separate exhibitions in the ground and first-floor galleries: Since […]

25 April 2017

Hauser & Wirth Launch Wearable Art Commissioned From Fifteen Well Known Artists

Hauser & Wirth New York have opened a new exhibition of wearable art objects commissioned from fifteen well-known artists.

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 […]