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26 September 2010

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Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror Sculpture Hyde Park London

Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror sculptures previewed against matt grey weather conditions in London today. The four works make up a sculpture installation which uses...

26 September 2010

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Free Museums Threatened By Tory Cuts

  Entry to National Museums has been free since Labour abolished charging in 2001. The upshot was that attendance in 2002 soared by 2.7...

24 September 2010

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Lehman Art Auction Raises £1.6 Million

Here are the highlighted results of the Lehman sale which took place on the 29th September 2010 at Christies South Kensington. The sale set...

24 September 2010

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Government Arts Cuts Leaked

 The Hatchet is Uncovered Leaked Cabinet Office documents revealed today show, the National Museums and Galleries service, a publicly funded body, which offers the...

23 September 2010

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New Haunch for London – Paris Launch for Gagosian

Two leading figures in the art world are launching new gallery spaces next month. Both will be opulent palaces for the purpose of flogging...

22 September 2010

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Isabella Blow Portrait Unveiled

A photographic portrait created by artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster showing the head of fashion icon Isabella Blow goes on show at the...

21 September 2010

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Mark Wallinger New Arts Cuts Protest Painting

As promised, Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger produced a new work to highlight  proposed government cuts in the arts. The work entitled ‘Reckless’ takes...

21 September 2010

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New Portrait of Queen Unveiled

Schlock Horror! Isobel Peachey, 31 may be the youngest Artist to paint an official portrait of the monarch but going by the middle age...

20 September 2010

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Alexander McQueen Memorial Held

A memorial service has been held to honour the life and work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Dozens of tartan-clad bagpipers lined the steps...

20 September 2010

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Frieze Art Fair

Who’s Exhibiting in 2010 The Frieze Art fair is the most important event on the London Contemporary Art calendar. It takes place from 14–17...

19 September 2010

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Patricia Cain Awarded 2010 Threadneedle Prize

Sculptor Patricia Cain has been awarded this years 25,000 Threadneedle Prize and artist duo Boyd & Evans have won the inaugural pound;10,000 Visitors’ Choice...

17 September 2010

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Keith Coventry Wins John Moores Painting Prize

  Photo: Keith Coventry, Spectrum Jesus 2009 (oil on canvas, wood and glass 68.6 x 58 cm)   This year’s prestigious John Moores Painting...

17 September 2010

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London Design Festival 2010 Complete Events Guide

18-26 September All Over London In its eighth year, The London Design Festival is a nine-day celebration of design in the world’s creative capital,...

16 September 2010

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Westminster Public Art Advisory Panel to be abolished

The Public Art Advisory Panel is to be abolished after 14 years of successful work. Dedicated to choosing Art for public spaces, the expert...

16 September 2010

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Turner Prize to Leave London For Gateshead

Tate has announced that the prestigious Turner Prize 2011 will be mounted at the BALTIC in Newcastle. This is only the second time that...

15 September 2010

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UK film Future In Government Talks

The Future of public funding for the UK film industry will be discussed by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey and key figures in the film...

14 September 2010

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Isabella Blow The Last 20th Century Fashion Icon

Isabella Blow (1958-2007): One of the last 20th century fashion icons was sadly missed at the launch of a new book by her PA...

14 September 2010

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George Michael Released Latest Wham Graffiti Photo

Ok this is completely silly and it’s not really art.I was walking by where George Michael crashed his car in Hampstead today and snapped...

14 September 2010

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UK Film Council CEO John Woodward Resigns

It has been announced via a press release that John Woodward is standing down as Chief Executive Officer of the UK Film Council. Commenting...

13 September 2010

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UBS Pulls Tate Modern Sponsorship

Tate Modern announced at their annual press conference, that they had lost the backing of UBS the largest Swiss Bank. The extension building program...

12 September 2010

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British Museum £25m Sainsbury donation

Lord Sainsbury has given the British Museum a £25m donation to create an improved conservation department and expand the exhibition spaces in the gallery....

11 September 2010

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David Shrigley Watch New Video ‘An important message about the arts’

Campaign Highlighting Funding Cuts   Glasgow-based artist David Shrigley is leading a campaign to protest against cuts to the Arts by the UK Government....

11 September 2010

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Takashi Murakami Meets Versailles

The splendour of France’s royal palace Versailles and the manga-inspired work of Takashi Murakami join forces in a new exhibition where modern meets stately...

10 September 2010

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Banksy Latest Photos HMV London September 2010

Walking by the HMV Store in Oxford Circus last night, I noticed two never before seen works by the Graffiti Artist Banksy. They were...

9 September 2010

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Banksy Invades HMV Oxford Circus September 2010

The Graffiti Artist Banksy (AKA, Robert Banks) has invaded the HMV Store in Oxford Circus in central London. The elusive sprayer left the shop...

9 September 2010

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Modern British Sculpture New Royal Academy Exhibition

The first major 20th century British sculpture exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts for 30 years is set to take place early next year.The survey...

7 September 2010

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Corneille CoBrA Painter Dies Age 88

The last surviving Dutch member of CoBrA the European art movement active in the 1950’s, Corneille, has died age of 88.The artist passed away...

7 September 2010

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Eadweard Muybridge Photographer Pioneer Tate Britain

Eadweard Muybridge (British-born 1830) left the London suburb of Kingston in the middle of the 19th century, to make his name and seek his...

6 September 2010

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Latest England football Shirt Designed By Peter Saville Unveiled

Peter Saville, one of the best-known graphic designers in the UK has been chosen to design the new England football shirts for Umbro. Saville...

5 September 2010

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Damien Hirst New Plagiarism Claims

IT was revealed yesterday that Artist Damien Hirst faces eight new charges of plagiarism bringing into disrepute some of his best-known works including, ‘In...

28 August 2010

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ICA London Eshun and Yentob Resign

    Ekow Eshun, Executive Director and Alan Yentob Chairman of the troubled ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art, London) will be standing down. The...

27 August 2010

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Banksy Art forgers Sentenced

Grant Champkins-Howard and Lee Parker have received a suspended sentence of 12 months after pleading guilty to selling numerous fakes of prints purporting to...