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.

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 […]