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
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
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
David Hockney unveils his first retrospective at Tate Britain opening to the public 9th February.
30 January 2017
The first solo exhibition of Pablo Picasso’s work ever to be held at Tate Modern was announced today, 30 January.
25 January 2017
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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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’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’ intimate portraits seek to humanise the individuals forced to flee their homes, whose personal stories are otherwise shrouded by statistics.
5 January 2017
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
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
Works by the late British artist Michael Andrews (1928–1995) are to be exhibited at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill, London.
14 December 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
21 November 2016
To celebrate the 70th birthday of the important American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, Alison Jacques has invited acclaimed UK-based, German-born photographer Juergen Teller to curate an exhibition of Mapplethorpe’s work.
Sean Scully – “I was always looking at the horizon line…One day I was standing off Ireland, on the edge of Aran Is- land, looking out. Next stop, America. Standing on the Old World looking out at….the New World, as many people have done before…. I think of land, sea, sky… I try to paint this, this […]
25 October 2016
This exhibition curated by Ben Moore, marks the 10th Anniversary of Art Below.
18 October 2016
A two person exhibition of Paris-based Australian artist Anthony White and London-based Australian artist Martin Brown opens today at Le Pave D’Orsay, Paris. Both artists explore a contemporary interpretation of art making through their own individual explorations within the processes inherent in painting.