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6 September 2017

Stolen Georg Baselitz Artwork Valued At £2.5m Recovered In Germany

German police have recovered several stolen artworks by neo-expressionist painter Georg Baselitz. The art was stolen from a storage unit in Munich and is...

6 September 2017

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Francis Bacon Pope Portrait Resurfaces After 50 Years At Christie’s London

A portrait by the British artist Francis Bacon which has not been seen in public for over 55 years is to be sold at Christie’s Post-War...

5 September 2017

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Android Shortlisted For Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2017

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize jury has selected three photographers shortlisted for the 2017 competition.

4 September 2017

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Chris Dercon Launches His First Volksbuhne Production During Berlin Art Week

Chris Dercon unveils his first production as the new artistic director of the Volksbühne, a theater in Berlin, on 5 September.

2 September 2017

EMPIRE II Launches First Event At Provincial Project Space Kendal Cumbria 

Artist curators Rebecca Scott and Mark Woods are launching a new project space in Kendal Cumbria. The ironically named 'Provincial Project Space’ promises to offer up...

31 August 2017

Jean Dubuffet: Theatres Of Memory Series First London Showing At Pace

The first exhibition of Jean Dubuffet's Théâtres de mémoire, series in over three decades will be unveiled at Pace London.

31 August 2017

Artangel Presents Miranda July Pop Up Charity Shop At Selfridges 

The Artist Miranda July will host a grandiose ‘Pop-Up’ charity shop in the luxurious surroundings of London’s most popular department store Selfridges. There are...

30 August 2017

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Frieze London 2017 The Galleries Curators And Vibe Inside The Tent

Frieze London 2017 will present more than 160 leading galleries from across the world will showcase ambitious presentations by international emerging and established artists.

29 August 2017

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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Unveils Folkestone Triennial Edition This Saturday

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair are thrilled to be returning to the very same spot in Folkestone that they occupied three years ago...

26 August 2017

Folkestone Triennial Another Mind-blowing Independent Visionary Arts Experience

The next edition of the Folkestone Triennial is taking place 2 September - 5 November with 20 commissions from a host of international artists....

25 August 2017

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Fake Jackson Pollock Paintings – Oh No Here We Go Again

Fake Jackson Pollock paintings have again infiltrated the art food-chain. This time it’s not the upper-end of the market, as in the case of the...

25 August 2017

Edward Albee Collection Unveiled By Sotheby’s Ahead Of September Auction

Sotheby’s has unveiled the full contents of The Collection of Edward Albee, which will be offered in a dedicated auction in New York on...

24 August 2017

Antony Gormley Unveils Two Works From ANOTHER TIME In Kent

A sculpture by the Turner Prize winning artist Sir Antony Gormley from his Another Time series has been unveiled on the chalk bed in...

23 August 2017

Sotheby’s Scraps Online Only Auction Buyer’s Premium But Hikes Regular Tariffs

Sotheby’s has taken the bold move to scrap buyer’s premium on all of its online-only auctions. The auction house has at the same time...

23 August 2017

Yves Klein Installation Damaged By Careless Visitor Restored And Reopened

The Yves Klein exhibition currently at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels suffered mishaps when a museum visitor stepped over a barrier into...

22 August 2017

Lost Banksy Coke Snorting Copper Found And Restored In Shoreditch

An important Banksy mural painted on the outside of a public toilet, in the east end of London, over ten years ago has been...

22 August 2017

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Bellotto Masterpiece Saved For The Nation Goes On Display At National Gallery

Bellotto masterpiece, 'The Fortress of Königstein from the North', which was due to be exported from Britain, has been saved for the nation and...

21 August 2017

Norman Rockwell Study Achieves Record $1.6 million At Heritage Auctions

Norman Rockwell’s “Tough Call,” an original study for his iconic cover for the Saturday Evening Post has sold for a staggering $1.6 million at...

19 August 2017

Collateral Drawing Announces Artists For Fifth Exhibition And Publication

What do Rose Wylie, Gary Hume, Tim Noble and Billy Childish have in common? Collateral Drawing, the latest in a series of exhibitions organised...

18 August 2017

Black British Celebrity Photographs Acquired By National Portrait Gallery

Super model Naomi Campbell rapper Tine Tempah, and Journalist/newsreader Sir Trevor McDonald, are included in thirty-seven black British musicians, actors, politicians, models and sports...

17 August 2017

JMW Turner Home Sandycombe Lodge Twickenham Opens To The Public

Sandycombe Lodge, The Twickenham West London home that JMW Turner lived in has been restored and opened to the public.

16 August 2017

Met’s Art and Antiques Unit Suspended Until Further Notice

If this story is true and I have no doubt it is, Scotland Yard may be closing its internationally renowned Art and Antiques Unit....

16 August 2017

Kara Walker Artist Statement Keeps The Motor Running On Civilization

The African American artist Kara Walker who is presenting her latest show at Sikkema Jenkins and Co in New York has written a serious...

15 August 2017

David Roberts To Close Camden Gallery And Open Somerset Sculpture Park

David Roberts the Scottish collector is to close his Camden Town project space in London. Opened in 2012 in a disused 19th-century furniture factory...

14 August 2017

New Private Fotografiska Photography Museum To Open In London’s White Chapel District

A new Photography Museum is to open in London’s East End near the White Chapel Gallery. Swedish photography curator Fotografiska's first gallery outside Stockholm...

14 August 2017

Grenfell Tower To Be Covered And Projected With Drawings By Local Children

Grenfell Tower is to be covered in a white material and projected with drawings by local children lighting up the structure at night.

12 August 2017

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Stolen Willem de Kooning Painting Returns To Museum After 32 Years

Stolen Willem de Kooning Painting Returns To Museum After 32 Years

11 August 2017

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Yayoi Kusama Museum To Open In Tokyo This October

Yayoi Kusama the creator of polka-dot “infinity” rooms and outsider paintings has announced she is to open her own dedicated museum in her hometown,...

11 August 2017

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Matisse vs The Multi-Cultural Multi-Ethnic 21st Century Art World – Edward Lucie-Smith

I went to see the R.A.’s new Matisse show, but not at the press view, as I was abroad. I did go very shortly...

10 August 2017

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Lost Alberto Giacometti Drawings Auctioned To Benefit The Art Fund

Two original drawings by the artist, Alberto Giacometti have been discovered in the inventory of a deceased English antique dealer. They are to go...

9 August 2017

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Roundhouse Summer Project: Wayne McGregor Curates Random International

The international choreographer and director Wayne McGregor is curating a major new series at the Roundhouse with Random International.

9 August 2017

Christie’s Photography Sales To Include MoMa And Thomas Koerfer Collections

Christie’s Paris has announced that it will offer Photographs from the Thomas Koerfer Collection,” comprising 74 lots led by the emblematic Man Ray masterpiece,...