Art Night Festival: Tonight’s The Night To Be Adventurous

Art Night 2017 is one of the UK’s largest free arts festivals. It is sponsored by the Whitechapel Gallery and allows anyone with a spirit of adventure on a magical mystery tour of the edgier side of the London art scene.

25 May 2016

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Judy Blame: Work Explored Within A Wider Artistic Context

London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is celebrating the life and work of the influential accessories designer, art director and fashion stylist Judy Blame. To coincide with the Lower Gallery exhibition Judy Blame: Never Again (29 June – 4 September 2016), which features Blame’s work since the 1980s, the ICA will stage Artistic Differences in the Upper Gallery. This group […]

9 December 2015

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YBA Chapman Brothers Launch Online Shop For Christmas

The Chapman Brothers have been bringing their unnervingly twisted vision to modern British art for over 20 years, first coming to prominence in the YBA era of the 1990s and provoking the establishment ever since, with a grotesque blend of black humour, calculated perversity and mordant cultural critique. Now the duo have launched a shop, in time […]

1 July 2015

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Christie’s London Post War And Contemporary Evening Sale Achieves £95,646,500

Christie’s Post War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieved £95,646,500 / $ 150,069,359 / €134,287,686, with sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 88% by value. Bidders from 34 countries across three continents showed great enthusiasm for works by some of the most exciting contemporary artists alongside classics of the category. The evening established records […]

6 March 2015

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Etchings: A Peculiar Mid-point Between The Grand Officialness Of Painting

Etchings occupy a peculiar mid-point between the grand ‘officialness’ of the painting medium, historically seen as noble – whether oil, watercolour, synthetic or piss painting (Warhol) – and the medium of drawing on paper, by nature more likely to preparatory and doodling, an immediate mind thought dashed down with nowhere near the same degree of […]

29 October 2014

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Chapman Brothers Tattoo Gallery Visitors Alongside Tracey Emin’s Tent

The Chapman brothers are known for their provocative and often confrontational art, and this time you may well be going home with it. For the exhibition titled ‘In the Realm of the Unmentionable’- continuing the the artists’ exploration of issues surrounding consumer culture, Western identity and human mortality – at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings; the […]

24 October 2014

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You Can Become A Chapman Brothers Work Of Art

The contemporary art duo Jake and Dinos Chapman, are exhibiting in the town in which they grew up in major new show at the Jerwood Gallery. The exhibition, has been crowd funded through the Art Fund’s new ‘Art Happens platform’, and will feature previously unseen works by the artists, and will include new pieces made […]

11 August 2014

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Chapman Brothers Explicit Sculpture Banned From Art Exhibition In Rome

A work of art by the Turner Prize nominated artists Jake and Dinos Chapman has been removed from an art exhibition at the Maxxi Gallery in Rome after a children’s rights group complained to the president of the gallery. Piggyback, a life-size painted bronze sculpture depicts two nude young girls engaged in a piggyback ride. […]

12 May 2013

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Gormley And Chapman Sculptures Displayed In New London Outdoor Exhibition

This summer, massive steel dinosaurs by Dinos and Jake Chapman as well as figurative work  by Antony Gormley, will be displayed in the City of London, as part of an innovative public sculpture programme. Also on view will be Robert Indiana’s iconic number sculptures. The east of the City is home to the City‟s programme […]

8 January 2013

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Chapman Brothers To Boycott Russia After Blasphemy Protest Spoiler

If the Russian Authorities haven’t done enough damage to their countries human rights reputation by jailing the Artist/punk collective Pussy Riot, the target now has turned to Britain’s Chapman Brothers who have been accused of mocking the Church with their art. The complaints were lodged by a group of extremist Russian Orthodox Christians in Mid […]

15 August 2012

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Chapman Brothers Saluting Adolf Hitler Golf Ornament Causes Outrage

A statue of Adolf Hitler by the Turner Prize nominated, YBA artists Jake and Dinos Chapman has caused outrage with British Jewish organisations. The sculpture fashioned as part of a ‘crazy’ (mini) golf installation raises its arm in a faciest salute and shouts; “Nein Nein Nein” when the golf ball is hit through a tunnel. […]

6 April 2012

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Faberge Easter Egg Hunt Breaks Guinness World Record

Marc Quinn and Zaha Hadid eggs sell for £40,000 each at London auction A little bunny has told us that a new Guinness world record has been set for the most participants in an Easter egg hunt. This has not been confirmed by the organisers but all will be revealed after the holiday. The Faberge […]

29 March 2012

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Yayoi Kusama To Headline Kiev Biennale Arsenale 2012

New artworks by Kusama and Phyllida Barlow, alongside major pieces by Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, Chapman Bros, and Paul McCarthy, to populate first Kiev international biennale ARSENALE 2012, the first international Kiev international Biennale, has today announced the list of artists and highlights of works to be included in the main programme. Dubbed ‘The Best […]

25 November 2011

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Top Artists Tackle Torture

Leading artists, including Antony Gormley, the Chapman brothers, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, and Gavin Turk, band together to raise funds for the survivors of torture Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction will see leading visual artists unite to raise funds to support the survivors of torture. Antony Gormley, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, […]

17 July 2011

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Jake or Dinos Chapman White Cube Exhibition Review

Chapman’s new non-collaborative exhibition opens When you think of the Chapman Brothers, a tale of catastrophic mishmash comes to mind. It is almost like combining two diverging forms of creativity from opposite ends of the scale, and what do you get as a result? Absolute ambiguity. Once again this feeling was echoed at their latest […]