13 November 2017

Rare Portrait of Lucian Freud by Francis Bacon Exhibited At Tate

An important portrait by Francis Bacon of his friend/rival Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain’s landmark exhibition

24 September 2017

Pablo Bronstein RIBA Architecture Gallery Exhibition Opens In London

RIBA is presenting a new exhibition of Pablo Bronstein. Titled Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo Georgian Architecture this is the third in a series of specially commissioned exhibitions with artists.

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.

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.

16 January 2017

Josef Albers Yellow Paintings Explored In New London Exhibition

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 […]

3 January 2017

Centenary of the Russian Revolution Marked In New Royal Academy Exhibition

To commemorate the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Royal Academy of Arts is presenting a new exhibition titled Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932.

14 December 2016

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Christopher Le Brun RA To Mount Two US Exhibitions In 2017

Christopher Le Brun, painter and president of the Royal Academy (RA) is set to exhibit a two-part show of new work, in the US next year. Christopher Le Brun: Composer, will be mounted at the Albertz Benda gallery in New York (2 March-15 April 2017) and at the Gallery at Windsor in Vero Beach, Florida (25 February-27 April 2017).

31 October 2016

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Artes Mundi 7 Shortlist Prize Dates And Exhibition Announced

On October 21st the Artes Mundi 7 Exhibition and Prize in Cardiff opened its doors to the British public, presenting a major exhibition of work from six of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists. Artes Mundi 7 is the UK’s largest contemporary art prize, with the winner receiving the sum of £40,000. The prize is open to artists whose work explores social issues […]

15 September 2016

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The Greatest Artistic Partnerships Explored In Artists and Lovers Exhibition

A new exhibition at the Ordovas  Gallery in London will explore Artists and Lovers. The show will trace a number of the greatest artistic partnerships of the mid-20th century to suggest how love and friendship can shape creative process. The show will be exhibited on Savile Row, London, from 16 September until 29 October 2016, and then travel to Ordovas’ outpost gallery […]

12 April 2016

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Royal Academy Announces First Major UK Abstract Expressionism Exhibition For Sixty Years

The first major exhibition of Abstract Expressionism to be held in the UK in almost six decades. With over 150 paintings, sculptures and photographs from public and private collections across the world, this ambitious exhibition encompasses masterpieces by the most acclaimed American artists associated with the movement – among them, Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, […]

3 March 2016

Botticelli Appropriated: The Art Of Recycling Old Masters By Their Disciples – Reveiw

Not long after the National Gallery’s opening of Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, here is another exhibition showing an iconic artist’s influence on subsequent generations.  However, unlike the Delacroix, with Botticelli Reimagined at the Victoria and Albert Museum the very title suggests what to expect and so there is no disappointment involved.   At […]

14 February 2016

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Camberwell Final year BA Illustration students call to help fund external exhibition

The Camberwell BA Illustration class of 2016 of which I am a proud member has just had their interim or “work in progress” exhibition. It’s really exciting to see the work my classmates are making. What I found people at the exhibition commented on most was the range of different media used by the young […]

5 January 2016

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Andy Warhol Cultural Icon Celebrity and Provocateur New Ashmolean Exhibition Announced

An important private collection of works by Andy Warhol will be on show at the Ashmolean, Oxford, from February. In collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation, over 100 paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from the Hall Collection will be exhibited alongside loans of the artist’s films from The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Cultural icon, celebrity and provocateur, Warhol produced images that are […]

14 November 2015

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V&A Undresses The Top Layer To Expose The Undergarment In New Exhibition

The V&A has announced a new exhibition which traces the story of underwear design from the 18th century to the present day, considering the practical and personal, sensory and fashionable and exploring underwear’s roles of protecting and enhancing the body. Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear will display more than 200 examples of underwear for men and women, […]

3 July 2015

Genuine Voices Emerge In Royal College Of Art Graduate Photography Show

On the whole, this year’s’ Royal College of Art Photography graduates display a pleasing return to medium specific work and a move away from the installation based interrogations previous years. There is a faith in the image restored, it seems, and although there are works that engage with current photographic trends, one senses the emergence […]

2 July 2015

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RU : REUNITED Group Exhibition

AP Contemporary proudly presents “RU : REUNITED” group exhibition by Oleg Tselkov, Alexander Zakharov, Olga Tobreluts and Gago Chtchyan from 7 July to 31 August, 2015. Opening Reception on 7 July 2015 ( Tuesday) from 6pm – 9pm Russia has the longest persistence in socialist realism art and restriction was until the dissolution of Soviet […]

29 June 2015

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Tino Sehgal’s Radical Redefinition of Art Presented In Berlin

Works by the Turner Prize nominated artist Tino Sehgal are presented in an exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. This ties in with a further work by Sehgal performed during the international performing arts festival Foreign Affairs at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. Tino Sehgal is not like other artists of his generation. The Berlin/Londoner represents a radical redefinition […]

2 June 2015

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Duane Hanson’s exhibition in the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Yesterday evening opened an exhibition of Duane Hanson in the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. The exhibition shows a collection of the artist’s sculptures produced between the mid-1970s and the mid-1990s. The subject of each sculpture of the avarage person, could be anyone from the society of workers. According to the press release, ‘Hanson sought to produce […]

9 March 2015

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Beauty and the Beard

Beards. Like ‘em, love ‘em or hate ‘em, Somerset house is bringing them to us in every shape, size and colour. Only open for the month, BEARD is an exhibition showing a series of photographs taken by award winning photographer Mr Elbank. Elbank’s concept originated as a collaboration with his friend Jimmy Niggles, who is […]

19 November 2014

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Made in Arts London Exhibits UAL Students And Recent Graduates

Made in Arts London is a not for profit enterprise that sells and promotes art and design by current students and recent graduates of University of the Arts London. MiAL offers the chance to support London’s emerging talent and be the first to discover a new generation of creatives.This exhibition at Central Saint Martin’s Lethaby […]

14 November 2014

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9. ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 4TH

The deadline for entries has been extended to Thursday, December 4th by mail or directly on-lineatartelagunaprize.com >>> Contest sections: painting, sculpture and installations, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art, land art. Collective Exhibition of 120 finalist works: March 2015 – Arsenale of Venice and Telecom Italia Future Centre International Juryview all the jurors>>> […]

11 November 2014

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Rembrandt the Radical

Alison Black, www.artseer.wordpress.com Rembrandt did not invent the selfie: according to the OED, the image must be a photograph.  But if the self portrait is an early version of this twenty-first century trend, Rembrandt may well be one of its forefathers.  Although artists have been painting themselves for hundreds of years, not many did so as […]

3 June 2014

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Beyond Civilisation – Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation

Tate Britain Alison Black artseer.wordpress.com If you are looking for Civilisation in Tate Britain’s Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation, you will have to keep on looking until the sixth and final room of the exhibition.  And when you do find the 1960s television series, all you will see is a smallish screen showing clips on […]

12 April 2014

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The Object Of Art Is The Focus Of New Beers Contemporary Exhibition

Four internationally based artists whose work evades any conventional reading of the object of art is the focus of a new exhibition at Beers Contemporary. The selected works present a conceptual understanding of the constructed environment; through a re-­‐imagining of context and materiality, the works consider our relationship of space as imagined, evasive, and unstable. […]

2 April 2014

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Otto Dix: The Trenches And Beyond New De La Warr Pavilion Exhibition

Remembering World War One’s centenary, which began with the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand on June 28 1914, The De La Warr Pavilion presents a selection of 19 prints by Otto Dix from his monumental 50 piece series, Der Kreig (The War).  A major and rare loan from the Department of Prints & Drawings at the […]

13 March 2014

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Motherhood by the Lots Road Group

Motherhood exhibition: Thursday 20 to Sunday 30 March 2014 (Mother’s Day) The Chelsea Library, Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Rd, London SW3 5EZ Mon, Tues, Thurs, 9.30am-8pm Wed, Fri, Sat, 9.30am-5pm & Sun, 1- 5pm Closest tube: Sloane Square Motherhood is a Chelsea portrait exhibition and book celebrating mothers, grandmothers and mothers-in-law, by the Lots […]

23 January 2014

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Panel Discussion To Coincide With Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner Exhibition

Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner at Turner Contemporary, Margate, will include a panel discussion to mark the opening of the exhibition. Experts will explain Frankenthaler’s life and painting process. John Elderfield, Clifford Ross, Elizabeth Smith, and “Making Painting” curator James Hamilton will join writer, broadcaster and art historian Tim Marlow. John Elderfield, a […]

20 November 2013

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LAST DAYS TO ENTER THE 8. ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

Final deadline midnight of Tuesday, November 26th Only a few days are left to the final deadline to enter the eight edition of the international contest enabling artists to exhibit their works in one of the most prestigious art venues in the world: the Arsenal of Venice. Choose your section among painting, sculpture and installation, […]

17 September 2013

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Derek Jarman: New Exhibition To Mark 20th Anniversary Of His Death

To mark the 20th anniversary of Derek Jarman’s death from HIV-related illnesses in February 1994,  King’s Cultural Institute presents Derek Jarman: Pandemonium  (23 January – 9 March 2014) an immersive exhibition that celebrates the life and work of this truly innovative and multi-faceted artist. A student of humanities at King’s from 1960 to 1963, Jarman […]

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

28 May 2013

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Flowing Urban Landscapes

Cultures melting into each other, cities blurring their boundaries, superimposed, without a distinct separation between East and West, North and South. Sultana Raza’s photos lend themselves to existentialist questions. Mysterious isolated figures wander through these urban landscapes, with some of them lost in thought. Perhaps they are wondering who they are, or speculating on the […]