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24 April 2018

Gillian Wearing Unveils Statue Of Suffragist Millicent Fawcett In Parliament Square

The Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing has unveiled her depiction of suffragist, Millicent Fawcett to a crowd which included Prime Minister Theresa May and...

24 April 2018

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Modigliani Nude Predicted To Break Artist’s $170m Auction Record

Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).

22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled 'Seated Man with a Cane' (1918)....

22 April 2018

New Ramones Photography Book By Manager Danny Fields Published

Danny Fields became the manager of the pioneering Punk band The Ramones within fifteen minutes of seeing them on stage at CBGB.

19 April 2018

Peter Doig To Curate Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester Exhibition

62-year-old Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester is to have his latest exhibition curated by the internationally renowned painter Peter Doig.

19 April 2018

Priceless Chinese Objects Stolen From East Asian Art Museum In Bath

A number of valuable Chinese objects have been reported stolen from a much loved small museum in Bath.

16 April 2018

Slowing Growth: Hiscox Online Art Market Report Reveal £3B Sales

Based on the current growth trajectory, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals that the value of the online art market could...

16 April 2018

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Helen Cammock Wins Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. 

14 April 2018

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Warhol and Sedgwick: Hotel Chelsea Room Door Sells For $52,500

A door from the infamous Hotel Chelsea belonging to the room resident 'Superstar' actress Edie Sedgwick and artist Andy Warhol shared in 1965, while...

13 April 2018

Chris Dercon Quits As Director Of Volksbühne Theatre With Immediate Effect

Chris Dercon has stepped down as director of the Volksbühne Theatre in Berlin with immediate effect.

13 April 2018

Stolen Chagall Oil Painting Recovered By FBI Thirty Years Later

An early painting by Marc Chagall stolen from a New York residence in 1988 will be returned to the owner's estate after going missing...

12 April 2018

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Gillian Ayres My Fiercely independent Friend – Sue Hubbard

Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.

Gillian Ayres Leading British Abstract Painter Dies Age 88

Gillian Ayres was one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation has died age 88.

11 April 2018

Max Hollein Appointed New Director At The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a new director,  Max Hollein.

10 April 2018

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Tracey Emin Unveils Pro-Europe Neon Art At St Pancras International

Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The...

10 April 2018

Northern Irish Artist Cathy Wilkes To Represent GB At 58th Venice Biennale

Cathy Wilkes has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

8 April 2018

Peter Paul Rubens African Portrait At Risk Of Leaving UK

Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever....

8 April 2018

Yoko Ono: £12k Beach Pebble Stolen from Museum Installation In Canada

A hand inscribed beach pebble created by the Conceptual artist Yoko Ono valued at $17,500 has been stolen from a Toronto museum.

6 April 2018

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London Dealer Richard Nagy Ordered To Return Stolen Egon Schiele Drawings

Two works on paper by the Secessionist artist Egon Schiele stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in the late 1930s have been...

5 April 2018

Simon Birch Recreates Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey Neo-Classic Bedroom

An immersive art installation, “The Barmecide Feast,” is a fully realised, full-scale reproduction of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of...

4 April 2018

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Arts Council Collection Acquire More Women Artists In 2017-18

The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by...

3 April 2018

A Child Could Do It! Jeff Koons $20m Play-Doh Sculpture Auctioned

A Jeff Koons sculpture depicting a pile of Play-Doh is to go under the hammer at Christie's.

1 April 2018

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150th Birthday Marked By Glasgow Exhibition – Clare Henry

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: genius, idol, Glasgow's golden boy. Celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth began this weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

31 March 2018

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 What The Dealers Had To Say

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018 saw a strong collector turnout and vigorous sales across all sectors of the market.

28 March 2018

Michael Rakowitz Unveils His Fourth Plinth Commission In London’s Trafalgar Square

The latest artist to exhibit a work for the "Fourth Plinth' commission is the US artist Michael Rakowitz’.

27 March 2018

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Jenny Saville A Passion For Flesh And Paint – GMA – Clare Henry

JENNY SAVILLE'S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.

27 March 2018

David Bowie Aylesbury Statue Vandalised By Yobs

Less than 48 hours after being unveiled, a controversial statue of David Bowie, situated in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, has been sprayed over by vandals.

27 March 2018

Duchess of Cambridge Becomes V&A Museum’s First Royal Patron

The V&A has announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has agreed to become Royal Patron to the Museum.

26 March 2018

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David Bowie Statue Not Fitting A Man Who Loved Fine Art

The latest in a long line of examples is a new statue honouring the late artist David Bowie, unveiled over the weekend in Aylesbury.

24 March 2018

Jeremy Deller Launches How to leave Facebook Campaign 

The Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller has launched a new campaign titled How to leave Facebook

22 March 2018

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Trump Street Art Mural By Cashy-D Censored By New Orleans Council

The Louisiana branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of New Orleans after a mural was censored.

22 March 2018

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Will Liz Taylor’s Van Gogh Sold In 2012 For £10m Flip For £50m?

Liz Taylor's Van Gogh Vue de l’asile et de la Chapelle de Saint-Rémy is back on the market again after selling in an auction...