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.

12 January 2017

Frieze New York Announces Edition Six For Randall Island Park

Frieze New York has announced the sixth edition of this international art fair held at Randall’s Island Park from May 5–7, 2017. The event brings together more than 190 galleries from 30 countries, showcasing an unparalleled program of ambitious presentations by today’s most significant international artists

11 August 2016

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Contemporary Art Not Really Avant Garde Just Truly Irrational By Edward Lucie-Smith

Deep in August, gazing at the rather forlorn contemporary art landscape that is standard for this time of year, when major exhibition openings are lacking, I’m left wondering why in fact it seems a good deal more forlorn than I expect. This, despite the fact that the new extension at Tate Modern continues to attract thousands upon thousands of visitors. Also […]

28 June 2016

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Phillips First Post-Brexit Sale of Contemporary Art in London Scrapes By

Phillips first Post-Brexit sale of Contemporary art in London was topped by Anselm Kiefer’s late painting For Velimir Khlebnikov; The doctrine of War; Battles, (2004-2010), which sold for £2.4 million ($3.28 million) to a phone bidder. Most other lots realised their lower estimate and 10 lots remained unsold. Including buyers’s premium, the sale realised £10.2 million ($13.93 million),11 sold below […]

12 May 2016

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A-list Artists Prove Value At Sotheby’s £167,689,576 Contemporary Art Sale

Sotheby’s evening sale of Contemporary Art in New York has achieved a staggering $242,194,000 £167,689,576.22 The result included several record prices for artists. “Tonight we achieved exactly what we set out to do: tailor a sale to the market’s current taste. You only had to count the number of hands in the air for works as diverse […]

17 October 2015

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OPEN CALL FOR 10th ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

An international jury will select 120 finalist artists for: 6 cash prizes of € 7.000 each major collective exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice 4 exhibitions in international Art Galleries 2 collaborations with Companies 7 Art Residencies 3 International Festivals the publication of the catalogue ALL THE INFORMATION IN OUR VIDEO >> www.artelagunaprize.com >> WHAT […]

9 August 2015

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The Thinking Substance

by Stanislav Geissler We can say that is just a 1000 pieces of Broken Glass 1000 g of Plaster 500 g of Resin 500 g of Solder Lead Free 8 Meters of Lead 274 pieces of Cubic Zirconia 289 pieces of Colour Glass H 57 x W 38 x D 28 cm Put together in harmony. The person who will connect […]

14 July 2015

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RESOURCE at Bluecoat, Liverpool

Picture credit: Jack Brindley, ‘Original Copy’ installation view, Cactus Gallery, 2015; Photographer Harry Meadley An exhibition examining the usefulness of art and twenty-first century arts centres is to open at Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts. Featuring work from a wide range of UK-based artists RESOURCE is inspired by the 1927 founding manifesto of […]

30 May 2015

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Inside Central Saint Martins MA Degree Shows 2015 Our Pick

Show One of the Central Saint Martins Degree Shows has opened at their Kings Cross campus. This consists of  Art: BA Fine Art, MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art & Science, MRes: Art – Exhibtion Studies, Mres Art – Moving Image, MRes Art – Theory and Philosophy. Here is a selection of my 10 favourite offerings from […]

14 May 2015

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Christie’s Achieves Eight New World Records For Contemporary And Modern Art

Christie’s Evening Sale of Post-War and Contemporary art has achieved US $658,532,000 (£419,714,468/ €584,662,254) with sell-through rates of 88% by lot and 94% by value.  Bidders from 40 different countries gathered for the sale to compete for top-quality works by the pioneering artists of the era, including Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, Lucian Freud, Cy Twombly, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Franz Kline, and Robert […]

6 July 2014

London Art Gallery Recommendations by Paul Carey Kent For July 2014

Reviewer at large Paul Carey- Kent has been out and about in London choosing a selection of exhibitions which defy the obvious and turn up some interesting insight into what actually is happening in the better known galleries as well as some of the nooks and crannies in our great metropolis. Candida Höfer: Villa Borghese […]

23 November 2013

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Tobias Meyer Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Resigns

Tobias Meyer, the Worldwide Head of the Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s has announced that he is to end his association with the auction house. “Tobias Meyer is an important figure and has been at the central to a number of high profile sales for more than 20 years and we are grateful for all of […]

21 June 2013

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Beyond Basel A Final Glance At 2013 By Ilka Scobie

Barely recovered from Venetian art overload, we arrived in Zurich just in time for Galerie Eva Presenhuber’s dinner for Ugo Rondinone’s show, “Soul.” The Zurich show is a continuation of his stone tribe of humanoid figures, first seen in New York City’s Rockefeller Center and Barbara Gladstone Gallery.  A long time artistic hangout, the elegant […]

13 June 2013

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Advertising Exhibitions’ LINES feature: Maria Christoforatou

Check out our latest interview with artist Maria Christoforatou: LINES Feature: Maria Christoforatou

13 June 2013

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Advertising Exhibitions’ LINES feature: Joanne Barlow

Check out our interview with the talented ceramicist Joanne Barlow: LINES Feature: Joanne Barlow

3 May 2013

Bodies And Movement In May : Twelve London Art Exhibitions

    Paul Carey-Kent former Editor at large for Art World Magazine has a look at twelve of the best art exhibitions in London. With Frieze NY,  The Venice Biennale and Art Basel just around the corner, London still holds its ground as an international centre for excellence.   Georgina Starr: Two Bubbles   A […]

28 April 2013

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47th Brighton Festival Kicks Off With Art Music And Theatre

The 47th Brighton Festival 2013 launches on 4 May with this year’s Guest Director Michael Rosen presenting an exciting programme. It runs for three weeks of unrivalled arts celebration until 26 May. Michael Rosen is a celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster, and former Children’s Laureate. Over the three-week festival many of his interests and passions will […]

10 March 2013

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Volta NY: The Emerging Art Fair With A Difference

Ben Austin’s  NY Armory Week Diary Day 3 We braved the subway at rush hour to head downtown as the snow and wind flurried and swirled around us. SoHo, that retail shopping Mecca, where once upon a time the art world of New York was based before moving over to the cavernous spaces in Chelsea. […]

28 February 2013

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Art13 Takes On New York In A Daring Bid To Preempt Armory Week

Art13 London opened its doors to VIPs and the press last night in what suceeded to be the city’s most up to date global contemporary art fair. Art13 has launched this brand new event a week prior to New Yorks Armory Week, making a brave challenge to New York’s March supremacy. The fair is the […]

10 January 2013

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Sotheby’s Reports Astounding $1.25 billion Results For Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s, the international auction house have reported their third most successful year ever for global auctions and a new record for Contemporary Art (2012), which totalled $1.25 billion and saw a new record set for the work of any living artist. The company is now preparing for its February Evening Auction of Contemporary Art. The […]

10 November 2012

Hoxton And Shoreditch Contemporary Art Reviews – November 2012

The air is getting crisper, the days are getting shorter, but it’s not quite winter yet.  This weekend I was able to enjoy the remaining sunshine with a stroll through Shoreditch and Hoxton to check out some art.  Setting out with a cozy scarf and a hand-drawn map (smart phones and GPS are too complicated […]

13 August 2012

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Berlin Art Week Presents New Highlights In September

The second week in September, from (11 – 16  2012) becomes a new highlight of the European art calendar as the Berlin Art Week provides art with a new face. Berlin Art Week seeks to underscore the importance of the city as a centre for contemporary art with a platform that presents Berlin’s artists, galleries, […]

1 April 2012

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Why The Qatar Royals Rule The Contemporary Art World

With money to burn who can compete with this family’s ambition to create the 21st centuries greatest art collection? In the last half century, the Qatari royal family has become a formidable force in the art world. In 2007 they bought Hirst’s Lullaby Spring pill cabinet for almost £9.65m – then the highest price ever […]

3 February 2012

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India’s First International Contemporary Art Festival

Kochi‐Muziris Biennale 2012 to celebrate India’s rich cultural heritage and to showcase the best in international contemporary art This year, India is set to host its first ever festival of international contemporary visual arts, the Kochi‐Muziris Biennale – a not‐for-profit enterprise that will take place in Kerala within the city of Kochi and Muziris. Co‐founded by […]

15 October 2011

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Contemporary Art Auctions Point To Economic Recovery

Sotheby’s Christie’s and Phillips produce healthy results This week has been an important one for the art market, with London’s leading auction houses all hosting major contemporary art sales to coincide with Frieze week. The Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale saw a total sale value of £17,809,000, the third-highest recorded total for their October Contemporary […]

12 October 2011

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Frieze Art Fair Opens With Bang But No Fizz

Price Freeze As Confidence Steadies In Contemporary Art Market As the Frieze Art Fair 2011 throws open its doors to VIPs today, the artworld holds its breath: in such turbulent economic times, will the art market remain buoyant? Or, with the current euro crisis, will we have a repeat of 2008, when the collapse of […]

14 February 2011

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Premiums 2011 Opens At The Royal Academy

Premiums is an exhibition mounted annually which feature the work of 16 postgraduate students. It comprises contemporary artwork by postgraduates in their second year at the Royal Academy School and provides an excellent opportunity to view new work by emerging artists at the interim point of their three year course. Works in the exhibition includes […]

30 April 2010

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GASPARE MANOS: PEREGRINATIONS IN PAINTING by Alan Jones

GASPARE MANOS: PEREGRINATIONS IN PAINTING “Ich muss die Woerter einzeln lieben lernen, so wie Cézanne die Farben, damit ich sie wiederholten setzen kann„ Peter Handke Voyage, displacement, exile, flight and return flight: departures and arrivals. These are among the basic ingredients which go into the creative process of Gaspare Manos. The imagination, Guy Davenport wrote, […]