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15 December 2010

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Tacita Dean Next Unilever Artist Tate Modern

Tate Modern and Unilever have announced that Tacita Dean will create the twelfth commission in The Unilever Series for the Turbine Hall at Tate...

13 December 2010

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Jeremy Hunt Announces US Style Philanthropy Plan

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt who will always be best remembered for James Naughtie and Andrew Marr’s four-letter slip up, has announced that the government...

13 December 2010

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Art Basel Miami Review 2010

By Paul Carey-Kent 13 December, 2010 IN PORTRAITS: ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH, 2010 The view out from the NADA art fair, 4 December 2010...

10 December 2010

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Museum of Everything Goes to Russia

The Museum of Everything, AKA the international museum for non-traditional and self-taught art will collaborate with The Garage a Moscow venue, designed in 1926...

9 December 2010

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Picasso Auction Disputed in Paris

Cancelled Auction Raises Ownership Questions – ArtLyst Breaking News An auction, which included several works by the 20th century master, Pablo Picasso was cancelled...

8 December 2010

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Brooke Shields Nude Photographer Garry Gross Dies

Should we morn the passing of Garry Gross? For those who think the name vaguely rings a bell, he was the exploitive creator of...

7 December 2010

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Olympic Artists Announced For 2012

David Hockney, Lucian Freud, Rachel Whiteread and Martin Creed are some of the visual artists the DCMS has announced to officially represent London during...

6 December 2010

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Susan Philipsz Wins Turner Prize 2010

The 2010 Turner Prize outcome reflects the necessity to select more women candidates for this coveted award. This year, two and a half of...

5 December 2010

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Desperate Attempt to Disguise Coalition’s Inherent Philistinism?

Have we have been grossly deceived? Are the recent and ongoing catastrophic blows to the Arts Sector masking the nature of our wonderful government’s...

4 December 2010

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The Turner Prize 2010 Bookmakers Odds – Fancy a Flutter

Which artist will take home the controversial Turner Prize? It is an interesting concept to reduce this coveted prize to numbers.The Turner Prize is...

3 December 2010

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Government Art Collection On View At Whitechapel

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Prime Minister’s wife Samantha Cameron, Lord Mandelson and the British Ambassador to Moscow are among the high profile...

3 December 2010

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Back to the ‘900s: Inauguration of the Twentieth Century museum in Milan

  Milan 3rd of December 2010 – A new museum in the main city square and a historical event as well.  To celebrate Néo...

3 December 2010

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize shortlist announced

The Photographers Gallery have announced the shortlist for the annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. The award honours a living photographer for their significant contribution...

29 November 2010

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Picasso Hoard Discovered in Garage

271 undocumented works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least €60 million (£50 million) have been discovered in the South of France....

29 November 2010

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BFI Takes Over UK Film Council funding Role

  The BFI (British Film Institute) is set to take over the funding role previously managed by the UK Film Council. It was controversially...

29 November 2010

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Turner Prize Goes To Londonderry In 2013

The 2013 Turner Prize is to be hosted in Londonderry Northern Ireland as part of its city of culture celebrations. The UK City of...

29 November 2010

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LED is on its way: Milan’s International light festival

What is the shape of light? This is the leading question in the new issue of néo the international e-magazine which is dedicated to...

26 November 2010

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Lord Chadlington Appointed New Chairman of LAPADA

“LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers has announced the appointment of Lord Chadlington as their new Chairman.  The founder of PR giant...

25 November 2010

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Portrait of a New York Artist: Darrell U. Black

by Hans D. Pflug Actually, he became my friend even before I had met him face to face. It was during a vernissage at...

23 November 2010

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Government Encourages Museums to Sell off Some Family Treasures

Does the new Coalition Government want Museums to sell off some of the family treasures? In late October, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey was asked...

22 November 2010

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marcelle Hanselaar at Millennium

‘Marcelle Hanselaar is a Rotterdam-born figurative painter who, since 1981 has been based in a studio near Victoria where the sculptor Hubert Beavis made...

22 November 2010

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The stuff of nightmares

The Cornishman, Thursday 28 October 2010     SUDDENLY coming face to face with the unclothed female figures by the Dutch -born artist Marcelle...

22 November 2010

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Whitney Biennial Choses Curators

The seventy-sixth Whitney Biennial in 2012 will be co-curated by Independent curator Jay Sanders and the Whitney’s Elisabeth Sussman. The series of annual and...

21 November 2010

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Leading UK Museum Director Resigns

Sir Mark Jones, The Victoria & Albert Museum director, is leaving his job to become Master of St Cross College Oxford,the London museum made...

20 November 2010

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Banksy Favorite For Oscar 2011

It has been reported that Exit Through the Gift Shop, the Banksy documentary that was released earlier this year is now seen as a...

19 November 2010

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A virtual tour of creativity with Neo

Do you have a pile of t-shirts in your drawer that are all exactly the same? Do you want to see what artists from...

18 November 2010

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Cindy Sherman Becomes Honorary Member The Royal Academy of Arts

Photographer Cindy Sherman, has been invited by The Royal Academy Of Arts in London, to become an honourary member. This rare token has been...

16 November 2010

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Eight UK Museums Lose Government Funding

The DCMS, as part of its four-year business plan, has announced that it will no longer fund eight Museums that it currently sponsors. It...

15 November 2010

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Neville Gabie Appointed Artist In Residence For 2012 Olympics

Artist Neville Gabie  has been appointed by the  ODE (Olympic Delivery Authority) as  the Artist in residence for the 2012 Olympic park, in East...

13 November 2010

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£53 Million “Pinner” Chinese Vase Sets Record

An auction record was set this week for a piece of Chinese art, when a 16 inch high ceramic vase decorated with 4 circular...

12 November 2010

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Birth of the Innocents

In May of this year, I had the opportunity to use the Grade II listed building of the Hornsey War Memorial in Crouch End,...

12 November 2010

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Drawing ‘Moving Visions’

The music is flowing around the cathedral. Excitement and rhythm tug at the tourists, pulling them to the North Transept. I check I have everything...