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11 December 2018

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Olafur Eliasson: Melting Ice Blocks Herald Impending Climate Change Catastrophe

The highly anticipated launch of Ice Watch Olafur Eliasson's global installation project, highlighting the catastrophic consequences of climate change was unveiled at Tate Modern...

10 December 2018

Ai Weiwei Creates Flag To Mark 70th Anniversary Universal Human Rights Declaration

The decedent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has created a flag to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

10 December 2018

Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 What The Galleries Said – Artlyst Report

Art Basel's 17th edition in Miami Beach concluded with strong and consistent sales across all levels of the market.

7 December 2018

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Living Coral Unveiled As Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral has been selected as the institution's colour of the year.

6 December 2018

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Pussy Riot: Russia Ordered To Pay $55,000 For Human Rights Violations

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against the Russian Government in the case of Punk activist band Pussy Riot, whose members include...

6 December 2018

Anish Kapoor Lawsuit Victory As NRA Remove Cloud Gate Footage

The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has won his battle to remove footage of his iconic Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago from a...

6 December 2018

Olafur Eliasson Ice Watch Installation Highlights Climate Change In London

Olafur Eliasson working in collaboration with leading geologist Minik Rosing, is exhibiting blocks of melting ice, one in front of Tate Modern and another...

4 December 2018

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Charlotte Prodger Wins Turner Prize Videodrone-A-Thon 2018

This year's Turner Prize winner 2018 has been awarded to Charlotte Prodger a Glasgow-based video artist whose work deals with identity and place. She was...

4 December 2018

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Jerwood Charitable Foundation Announces Twelve Recipients Of £100K Fund

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation has announced the 12 recipients of awards and commissions that will form the 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme...

30 November 2018

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Robert Morris Pioneer Of Minimalism Dies Age 87

Robert Morris, who died this week was a highly influential American sculptor, conceptual artist and writer. He was regarded as one of the most...

29 November 2018

Historical Vincent van Gogh Photograph Is Actually His Brother Theo

Experts have revealed that a photograph long thought to be of the 13-year-old Vincent van Gogh is actually a portrait of his brother Theo...

28 November 2018

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Innovative Arts Hub Offers New Venue For Mid-Level Galleries – Georgina Adam

Much has been written recently about the problems of the mid-level gallery, and indeed the roll-call of spaces that have closed in the last...

27 November 2018

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Hauser & Wirth Announce Independent Not For Profit Art Institute

Iwan Wirth, and Manuela Wirth, the Co-Founders of Hauser & Wirth, along with Marc Payot have announced the establishment of Hauser & Wirth Institute,...

25 November 2018

Freelands Foundation Announce £100k Female-Artist Award To Veronica Ryan At Spike Island

The Freelands Foundation has announced Spike Island as the third recipient of the annual £100,000 Freelands Award.

21 November 2018

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Nicholas Serota Quits Ben Uri Advisory Panel Over Collection Deaccession

We reported 0n 30th October that the Ben Uri Gallery trustees had decided to de-access around 700 artworks, in order to fund wider plans...

20 November 2018

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation Announces Awards To UK Visual Artists And Composers

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation have unveiled the Ten visual artists and composers living and working in the UK who will each receive £60,000 with...

20 November 2018

Billion Dollar Week For Christie’s And Sotheby’s As Iconic Works Smash Records

It's been a week of record-breaking sales for the two leading auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's recording billion dollar sales totals and record-breaking prices...

19 November 2018

RCA Secret 2018: Postcard Masterpieces Return At £60 A Pop

Once again it's RCA Secret time where the public is invited to try and spot the named artists from the students in order to...

16 November 2018

David Hockney Pool Painting Breaks All Records For Living Artist $90 312 500

A David Hockney painting depicting an iconic landscape with swimming pool has broken world records in New York. Portrait of an Artist (Pool with...

15 November 2018

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Cerith Wyn Evans Wins The Second Hepworth Prize For Sculpture

Cerith Wyn Evans has won The Hepworth Prize For Sculpture now in its second edition. This year’s shortlisted artists were Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum,...

15 November 2018

Street Artist Ron English Buys Banksy Slave Labour Mural To Whitewash

The US Street Artist Ron English has purchased Banksy's Poundland wall mural 'Slave Labour' for £561,000, with the plan to whitewash over the artwork....

14 November 2018

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Michel Comte Multimedia Arctic Installation Commissioned By Wavelength Foundation

Responding to an international call to the global arts and culture community, acclaimed artist and photographer Michel Comte will be the first high-profile artist...

14 November 2018

Hopper’s Iconic Chop Suey Painting Achieves $91,875,000 In Blockchain Sale

Important paintings from the Barney A. Ebsworth Collection totalled $317,801,250, at Christie's last night with record prices achieved for the American artist Edward Hopper...

13 November 2018

Rijksmuseum Marks 350th Anniversary of Rembrandt’s Death With New Exhibition

Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’. The year-long celebration opens with All the Rembrandts (15 February...

12 November 2018

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Paris Photo Closes 22nd Edition With Robust Sales And Optimism 

Paris Photo, the well established fair dedicated to the photographic medium, closed the doors to its 22nd edition on Sunday 11 November

10 November 2018

Living War Memorial Artist-led Campaign Save Avenue Of Trees

An Artist-led campaign to save a street dubbed the ‘Living War Memorial’ has resulted in a dramatic victory for a community stirred into art-activism

9 November 2018

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Jeff Koons Loses Second French Plagiarism Case

The American artist Jeff Koons has been found guilty of copying an idea from an advertisement used by the French clothing chain Naf Naf.

8 November 2018

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Chris Dercon To Head Up Grand Palais and Musée du Luxembourg

The former Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon has been appointed President of the French government cultural body, Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais (Rmn-GP)....

7 November 2018

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2019 Announce Shortlist

The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation  has announced the four artists shortlisted for this major prize and the nominees are: Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer...

6 November 2018

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Sally Tallant Moves To Queens Museum NY As New Executive Director

The Board of Queens Museum in New York has announced the appointment of Sally Tallant as its new Executive Director. She will take up...

5 November 2018

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Spectacular Jean Nouvel Designed National Museum Qatar To Open In March

Qatar Museums have announced the opening dates for the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), housed within a spectacular new building designed by architect Jean...