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28 July 2017

Ai Weiwei Refugee Crisis Film Human Flow To Be Screened At Venice

The dissident Chinese artist, activist, and filmmaker Ai Weiwei will be competing in the Venice film festival this year with his film Human Flow,...

27 July 2017

Pompidou Centre To Open Satellite Gallery In Shanghai

The Pompidou Centre in Paris noted for its exceptional collection of Modern art is about to sign a deal for a franchise gallery in...

27 July 2017

Stolen Paul Klee Painting Nazi Restitution Case Settled After 26 Years

Germany's longest-running legal court case involving Nazi-looted art has settled with the claimant.

26 July 2017

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Banksy Balloon Girl Tops Poll of The Nation’s Favourite Artworks

Banksy’s Girl With A Balloon has been voted the nation’s favourite artwork. The populist poll sponsored by a new device which displays art as...

25 July 2017

Pussy Riot To Stage Russian Prison Theatre Experience At Saatchi Gallery

Maria Alyokhina of the Feminist Punk collective Pussy Riot has announced a new play based on her Russian prison ordeal. The immersive theatrical piece...

24 July 2017

Alice Cooper Discovers £8m Lost Warhol In Storage Lock-Up

The US rock star Alice Cooper has discovered an important early 1960s painting by Andy Warhol worth £8m in a storage unit where it...

22 July 2017

Turner Prize Winner Keith Tyson Marries Elisabeth Murdoch

The Turner prize-winning artist Keith Tyson is to marry TV executive Elisabeth Murdoch today.

22 July 2017

Salvador Dali Remains Perfectly Preserved Reveals Official

Salvador Dali's body was well-preserved officials stated after the exemption of his body on Thursday night. His hair and mustache were also in perfect...

21 July 2017

Stolen Francis Bacon Paintings Worth £30m Found In Spain

Police in Spain have announced that they have recovered three of the five paintings by the British artist Francis Bacon stolen from a Madrid...

20 July 2017

Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus First Photo

The exhumation of the corpse of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali took place this evening in Spain.

20 July 2017

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RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Includes Juergen Teller’s New Studio

The shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize an award honouring the UK’s best new building has been announced today (Thursday 20 July). The six shortlisted buildings will now...

19 July 2017

Eightieth Anniversary of Nazis Degenerate Art Exhibition Marked By Ben Uri

Eighty years ago today, on the 19 July 1937, the Nazis unveiled their solution to terminate the freedom of artists to express themselves.

19 July 2017

Artangel Everywhere Commission Awarded To Evan Roth

Evan Roth has been announced as the Artangel Everywhere commission for a groundbreaking new project which will materialise throughout the world in 2018.

19 July 2017

Nicolas Poussin Four Seasons Panels Removed From Display After Louvre Floods

Two Panels by the French Artist Nicolas Poussin that are part of his iconic Four Seasons Quartet at the Louvre were damaged by heavy...

18 July 2017

Yorkshire Art Museum Triangle Launch International Sculpture Triennial

Four Yorkshire art galleries, including two Art Fund Museum of the Year winners, have secured funding of £750,000 in order to organise an international...

17 July 2017

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Hackney WickED Launches Full Fledged East End Arts Festival 28-30 July

London’s most exciting art’s festival celebrate a Summer of Love at Hackney WickED DIY Open Studios (28th - 30th July)

17 July 2017

Assemble Art Collective Open Major New Museum Survey In Vienna

The Turner Prize winning art collective Assemble: are offered a major new survey of their work at the Architekturzentrum Wien.

16 July 2017

Scottish Painter John Bellany Works To Be Exhibited At Fortnum & Mason

The British art collector Frank Cohen is to present an exhibition of work by the late Scottish artist John Bellany who died in 2013....

15 July 2017

Sarah Lucas Dialogues With Rodin In First Major US Museum Show

Sarah Lucas presents her first major museum exhibition in the United States titled Good Muse at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

14 July 2017

Salvador Dali Body Ordered To Be Exhumed On 20th July

You couldn't get more surreal than this! The exhumation of the body of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali will go ahead on 20th July.

12 July 2017

Knoedler Art Fraud Case Glafira Rosales Ordered To Pay Back $81m

The art fraudster Glafira Rosales who was central to the Knoedler art fraud scam has been ordered to Pay $81 million in compensation to...

12 July 2017

Tate Announces Record Year With Over 8.4m Visitors

Tate has announced that it had more visitors in 2016/17 than in any previous year.

12 July 2017

Alan Vega The Final Paintings and Light-works Exhibited In New York

Alan Vega's last visual artwork is presented in a New York exhibition of large-scale paintings. 'Keep IT Alive' completed in the run up...

12 July 2017

Liberty Department Store Pull Art Installations And Performances For Being Off-Brand

The “Dark Side of Liberty, an exhibition launched with much fanfare at Liberty’s flagship Regent Street shop has removed a number of artworks and...

11 July 2017

Edgar Degas Centenary Celebrated In New National Gallery Exhibition This Autumn

Marking the centenary of Edgar Degas' (1834–1917) death on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell has been announced as...

8 July 2017

David Hockney Gallery Opens In Bradford To Mark His 80th Birthday

A new gallery opens to the public today in Bradford dedicated to the artist David Hockney. It is a birthday present from his hometown...

7 July 2017

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Benefactors Tim Sayer And Annemarie Norton Celebrate Hepworth Wakefield Prize Win

Tim Sayer and Annemarie Norton, whose personal collection, built up over the last five decades was generously donated to the Hepworth Wakefield last year...

6 July 2017

George Frederic Watts Masterpiece Orpheus and Eurydice Auctioned At Sotheby’s

An important Important Work by the Artist George Frederic Watts is to be offered at Sotheby’s. This marks the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of Watt’s Birth.

6 July 2017

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Hepworth Wakefield Wins Prestigious Museum Of The Year £100,000 Prize

The Hepworth Wakefield has won this year’s Museum of The Year Award. The gallery located in West Yorkshire has beaten Tate Modern, the Lapworth...

5 July 2017

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Grenfell Fire Art Auction Attracts A-List Artist Donations

Several of the best known UK artists have joined forces to donate works to an online auction to benefit the people affected by the...

4 July 2017

V&A Unveil Amanda Levete Designed Exhibition Road Quarter By Edward Lucie-Smith

Just in time to greet its new Director, Tristram Hunt, former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent, the Victoria & Albert Museum has opened a rather...

4 July 2017

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Daniel Buren Tottenham Court Road Tube Station Art Officially Unveiled

The first permanent public commission in the UK by the internationally acclaimed French artist, Daniel Buren, was officially inaugurated, this week utilising Tottenham Court...