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19 April 2017

Rachel Megawhat Interviewed By Darren Coffield – Artist To Artist Series

The British photographer Rachel Megawhat is well known for her controversial subject matter photographing religious extremists, hate preachers and even shadowing the former leader...

17 April 2017


Tate Britain Comes Out – Queer British Art 1861–1967 By Simon Tarrant

Imagine in 1988 the public furore if the Tate had hosted an exhibition of queer British art – marking the 21st anniversary of the...

10 April 2017


The weekend of the 1st-2nd April revolved around a major Paris fair, ART PARIS. The whole artistic community in France, Europe and Africa indulged...

10 April 2017

Michael Petry Interviews Guy Reid In Our Latest Artist To Artist Exclusive

Michael Petry talks to Guy Reid in our latest interview in the Artist to Artist series. Reid is currently showing at MOCA London. The...

9 April 2017

Stations of the Cross Video Works Exhibited At St Stephen Walbrook

St Stephen Walbrook, an important church in the City of London designed by Christopher Wren in 1672, accommodates the first classical dome to have been built in...

9 April 2017

Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 A Journey By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

There is such a contrast between Maastricht and Hong Kong. Two different cities, continents, cultures and art fairs.It is this contrast that I embrace...

2 April 2017


TEFAF 2017 The Journey Virginie Puertolas-Syn Picks Six Of The Best

Coming to TEFAF 2017 is a journey, but it is worth it. The fair is a feast for the art lovers eyes.

30 March 2017

Geraldine Swayne: People On The Verge Of Action – Interview By Darren Coffield

In our latest in the series of Artist To Artist Darren Coffield interviews the portrait artist Geraldine Swayne who has a new show at...

28 March 2017

Marc Quinn Unveils His Most Intimate Exhibition At Sir John Soane’s Museum

The new Marc Quinn exhibition at the Sir John Soane’s Museum is a rare treat. It merges contemporary art with one of the finest...

27 March 2017

10 Exhibitions To See Outside of London This Easter 2017

The clocks have gone forward heralding British Summer Time and the Easter holidays are approaching. So if you are thinking of leaving London...

20 March 2017

Artist To Artist: Hedley Roberts Interviewed By Darren Coffield – Artlyst Exclusive

In this new series of interviews between artists, Hedley Roberts is interviewed by Darren Coffield. Hedley currently has a new exhibition "Other Portraits” NEW...

19 March 2017


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...

14 March 2017

Quiz – Test Your Knowledge of Sir Howard Hodgkin

Turner-prize winning artist Sir Howard Hodgkin sadly died last week at the age of 84. Test your knowledge of him here.

4 March 2017


Armory Show Highlights By Gallerist Zavier Ellis Of Charlie Smith London

The Armory Show, which opened to the public in New York on 2 March is always one of the highlights of the art fair...

3 March 2017


Christopher Le Brun PRA Touch And Improvisation The Artlyst Interview

Christopher Le Brun, PRA, painter, and president of the Royal Academy is a very busy man. With two shows currently on in the United...

13 February 2017


Top 10 Most Memorable Kisses in Art

Throughout the History of Art, there are examples of loving couples in passionate embraces. Here Artlyst presents its top 10 most memorable kisses in...

12 February 2017

The Religious Impulses Of Robert Rauschenberg By Revd Jonathan Evens

One of the most interesting books of art history published in 2016 was Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses...

5 February 2017

Kevin Ryan Talks About Shootx9 His New Online Gallery For Photographers

I met Kevin Ryan to discuss Shootx9 his new online Gallery project.

4 February 2017


George Boorujy An Artist Highlighting And Protecting Our Precious Natural World

Artist George Boorujy feels particularly pumped to take on the environmental cause, especially since ‘Day One’ the Environmental Protection Agency has been quieted with...

29 January 2017


Matthias Waschek Worcester Art Museum Director A Creative Force For Good

I was introduced to Matthias Waschek through a friend. He is Director of the Worcester Art Museum.

15 January 2017


The Christian Science Connection Within The British Modern Art Movement

Christian Science does not explain the work of Nash and Nicolson just as surely as their work does not illustrate Mary Baker Eddy’s Science...

6 January 2017


Artlyst Competition: Win A Pair Of Preview Evening Tickets To The London Art Fair

Artlyst is once again media partners with the London Art Fair 2017. Competition: Answer The Following questions and email to info@ artlyst.com subject as,...

3 January 2017


360 Degree Tour of the Abstract Expressionism at Royal Academy

In case you missed the Royal Academy of Arts Autumn blockbuster exhibition Abstract Expressionism or you want to re-live it, here is a 360...

31 December 2016

Exhibition Curious The Essential Artlyst 2017 Preview

London in 2017 will play host to a number of truly exciting exhibitions. Here is a sample of what will be on offer.

30 December 2016


Top 10 – Black Paintings

In 2016 Anish Kapoor acquired exclusive rights to the unique Vanta black pigment, reported to be the blackest shade of black in existence. ...

27 December 2016


Top 10 – Dada Artists

2016 saw the 100 year anniversary of the first Dada performances at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, Switzerland. So in reverence to this...

27 December 2016


Top 10 – International Black Artists

Here is the Artlyst for the top 10 international black artists working today, the first of many celebrating diversity in the visual arts!

27 December 2016


Top 10 – Feminist Artists

The feminist art movement emerged in the 1960s with women artists taking an interest in how they differed from their male counterparts. Artlyst has...

26 December 2016


Top 10 – Appropriation Artworks

Appropriation art or the art of appropriation is is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them....

26 December 2016


Top 10 – White Artworks

As Winter is upon us and the nights are already closing in, what can be more appropriate than works of art in monochromatic white....

26 December 2016


Top 10 – Peace Artworks

The horrific events in Paris over the weekend has prompted us to look back to the many artists in the last fifty years who...

26 December 2016


Top 10 – Skull Works Of Art

In this week’s Top 10 theme, Artlyst has searched Art History for the 10 best works of art featuring skulls.