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20 March 2018

Banksy Super-Active In New York City Again – First Photos

It started with his rat clock piece (Top Photo) at 101 West 14th Street, moving on to his protest mural for Zehra Doğanon

20 March 2018

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Helen Legg Appointed New Director Of Tate Liverpool

Helen Legg currently Director of Spike Island, Bristol, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool.

19 March 2018

Glenstone: Immersive Pro-environmental Expansion Larger Than The Whitney Museum

The Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland, which currently undertaking a major expansion into its rural landscape of Washington, DC, has announced that it will...

17 March 2018

British Council Ordered To Pack Their Bags By Vladimir Putin

Russia has ordered the closure of the British Council, an organisation which promotes cultural ties between the nations in St Petersburg.

17 March 2018

Banksy Mural In NY Highlights Detention Of Kurdish Artist Zehra Dogan

The Bristol-born Street Artist Banksy has unveiled a 20m high mural in New York to highlight to the detention of Zehra Dogan, the Kurdish...

15 March 2018

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Liverpool Biennial Announce Programme For 20th Anniversary Edition

Liverpool Biennial, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?

15 March 2018

Crossrail Launches Public Art Programme To Include Kusama And Shawcross 

Crossrail has launched an ambitious new art programme.

14 March 2018

Fatos Ustek Appointed Director Of David Roberts Art Foundation

The David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF) has appointed independent curator Fatoş Üstek to lead its programme of exhibitions

14 March 2018

Controversial Stations Of The Cross Exhibition Set To Open Without Censorship

A  sculpture by the ‘Street” artist Ryan Callanan, who goes under the pseudonym of RYCA has been moved by St Stephens Walbrook

13 March 2018

Marc Quinn Sculpture Of Zombie Boy Announced For Science Museum

London's Science Museum has commissioned the YBA artist Marc Quinn to create a monumental sculpture of Zombie Boy for the new Medicine Galleries.

13 March 2018

Anish Kapoor Condemns Image Of Chicago Sculpture In NRA Video

The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has spoken out against the use of an image of his Chicago sculpture "Cloud Gate" in a...

12 March 2018

Nan Goldin Holds Sackler OxyContin Protest At Met Egyptian Temple

The photographer Nan Goldin and a crowd of 100 demonstrators were out en masse protesting at the Egyptian temple located at the Metropolitan Museum...

12 March 2018

Yinka Shonibare MBE Unveils NY Central Park Commission

New York's Public Art Fund has unveiled 'Wind Sculpture (SG)', a new work by the Turner Prize-winning British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE.

10 March 2018

Record London Contemporary/Modern Art Auctions Set Spring 2018 Alight

London’s contemporary sales both evening and day at Sotheby's and Christie's have totalled £295 million ($407 million).

9 March 2018

Frida Kahlo Estate Raises A Monobrow To Artist Barbie Doll

Relatives of the estate of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are considering suing the Frida Kahlo Corporation over claims it holds the rights to her...

8 March 2018

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Tate’s Big Faux-Pas: Picasso Exhibition Opens On International Women’s Day

Today (8th March) is International Women's Day, it's also the public opening of the new Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern. For those of you...

6 March 2018

Rose Wylie Depicts The Mayflower Voyage In Plymouth History Paintings

The John Moores award-winning British painter Rose Wylie will be the subject of ‘History Painting’, a new multi-site exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre and...

6 March 2018

Ai Weiwei Announces First Exhibition In The Gulf Region

Ai Weiwei has announced an exhibition of recent works at Qatar Museums Doha.

6 March 2018

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Pablo Picasso: Genius Or Just Another Misogynistic Pig – Edward Lucie-Smith

With Pablo Picasso 1932 - Tate Modern’s major exhibition for the first half of this year – ready to open (March 8th), the drumbeats...

4 March 2018

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Annie Swynnerton: Passionate Supporter Of Women’s Rights Exhibited

The first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester-born painter Annie Swynnerton (1844–1933) has opened at the Manchester Art Gallery 23 February 2018– 6...

2 March 2018

Tracey Emin To Create Next St Pancras Commission

Tracey Emin has been selected as the next artist to be commissioned for St Pancras International’s Terrace Wires – the station’s public commissioning programme...

28 February 2018

Picasso Muse Portrait Painting Auctioned For Staggering £49.8m

The second-highest recorded auction price for any work of art ever sold in Europe was achieved tonight when Picasso’s Weeping ‘Golden’ Muse

28 February 2018

Masturbation Explored By Visual Artists At The Freud Museum

The Freud Museum in North London is presenting an exhibition exploring the topic of Masturbation.

26 February 2018

Banksy’s Earliest Bristol Mural ‘Well Hung Lover’ Vandalised

Banksy’s earliest mural in Bristol 'Well Hung Lover’ has been vandalised by a rival graffiti artist.

26 February 2018

Sir Joshua Reynolds’ Omai To Star In Rijksmuseum High Society Exhibition

The DCMS has granted a temporary UK export licence for Sir Joshua Reynolds’ painting of Omai to travel to Amsterdam to be exhibited in...

24 February 2018

Stolen Edgar Degas Painting Worth £800k Found On Bus Near Paris

A valuable pastel on canvas by the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas titled Les Choristes/The Chorus  stolen from a Marseille museum in 2009, has been discovered...

23 February 2018

It’s Official: Frieze To Launch New Los Angeles Art Fair Next February

As we all suspected Frieze have now officially announced that they are to mount an event in LA. The new annual contemporary art fair in...

22 February 2018

ARCOmadrid 2018: Bans Catalan Protest Exhibit – Welcome To The Future

ARCOmadrid 2018 a leading international art fair, which uses the unfortunate tagline, 'welcome to the future', has banned an exhibit which features photographs of...

21 February 2018

Tania Bruguera Invited To Create Next Tate Turbine Hall Commission

Tate has announced that Tania Bruguera will create the next annual Turbine Hall, Hyundai Commission (formally the Unilever Commission). Tania is best-known for her...

21 February 2018

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Judy Blame: Artist, Stylist And Queer Icon Dies Age 58

Judy Blame the artist, designer and style icon credited with changing the face of London culture in the 1980s and 90s has died age...

18 February 2018

Erdem Fashion Brand Closes National Portrait Gallery For Runway Show

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) London will be closed to the public on Monday (19 February) due to a runway show, sponsored by the...

17 February 2018

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Hugh Mendes: Donald Trump Obituary Painting Is Not Just Fake News

Hugh Mendes has created his most controversial image to date, for his latest exhibition, a group show at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON.