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11 October 2010

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Frieze Art Fair 2010: Sculpture Park Preview

I visited the Frieze Art Fair today and saw some of the the works  being installed in its Sculpture Park. The Sculpture Park offers...

10 October 2010

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Top 10 Frieze Week Art Events

This is the ArtLyst top 10 list of events and exhibitions in and around London during Frieze Week. The corridor is jam packed with...

8 October 2010

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Ai Weiwei Unilever Sculpture Tate Modern

Chinese Artist, Ai Weiwei reveals his latest work “Sunflower Seeds,” a project which has taken two years to complete and contains over one hundred...

8 October 2010

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Jerry Hall Portrait By Lucien Freud Goes Under The Hammer

The Former partner of Mick Jagger, Model Jerry Hall will auction part of her art collection at Sotheby’s next week. included is a portrait...

7 October 2010

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Was Le Corbusier A Fascist?

Letters published in a 2008 biography of the seminal 20th century modern master, Architect and Painter suggest that the radical urban planner was a Nazi...

6 October 2010

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Visitors To UK Museums Break All Records

A record number of visitors crossed the threshold of the UK’s national museums this summer, once again reinforcing the need to keep admissions to...

6 October 2010

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ArtLyst Free iPhone App

LATEST Exhibitions From Your iPhone – As Featured on iTunes! ArtLyst has developed a new App for your iPhone.This innovative App is the most...

5 October 2010

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Tate’s Serota Lambasts Osborne and Hunt

Tate Modern Director Sir Nicholas Serota announced in an interview today that Museums in the UK could not weather cuts of 25% – 30% ...

4 October 2010

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Turner Prize 2010 Exhibition Video Tour

Love it or Loathe it…ArtLyst has been to the Turner Prize exhibition at Tate Britain and here is the result. A virtual tour through...

3 October 2010

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Ryan Gander New Guggenheim Exhibition

British Artist Ryan Gander (b. 1976, Chester,) has mounted a new installation at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. From October 1,...

2 October 2010

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Cornelia Parker Save The Arts Photomontage

Turner Prize nominated Artist Cornelia Parker has produced a Photomontage for the Save The Arts campaigne. It shows The Angel Of The North sculpture...

1 October 2010

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New Save The Arts Poster by Jeremy Deller

The total cost of the arts to the average taxpayer is 17p per head per day. That’s £62.05 per year. I’m sure most of...

1 October 2010

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British Museum Cut Opening Hours From January

In order to cope with government budget cuts, late-night opening to the permanent collection at London’s ‘Favourite Museum’ will be stopped on Thursday and...

30 September 2010

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Yinka Shonibare Save The Arts New Work

Latest  ‘Save The Arts’  Work YINKA SHONIBARE CREATES A WORK FOR CAMPAIGN AGAINST CUTS A striking new work by Fourth Plinth artist Yinka Shonibare...

29 September 2010

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Dennis Hopper Collection Under The Hammer

10-11 November 2010. An additional 200 works will be offered in Christie’s Interiors sale in January 2011 TBA Christie’s NEW YORK is presenting The...

29 September 2010

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New V&A Museum For Dundee Designs Unveiled

A £40 million pound outpost of the Victoria and Albert Museum set on the Dundee waterfront gathered serious momentum, as the shortlisted designs were...

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...