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3 May 2018

Linda McCartney Photographs Gifted To V&A By Husband Paul

The V&A has announced a major gift of 63 photographs by Linda McCartney, generously gifted by Paul McCartney and his family.

3 May 2018

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 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 Artists Announced

New Contemporaries has announced this year's selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

3 May 2018

A-List Artists Create Fund To Help Artangel Continue Promoting The Extraordinary

A new fund has been created will allow the celebrated arts commissioning agency Artangel to continue to produce extraordinary works by artists in unexpected...

2 May 2018

New Museum NY Partners With Store X For London Frieze Week

The Store X and the New Museum have announced “Strange Days: Memories of the Future”

1 May 2018

Museum Of The Year 2018 Shortlist Announced By Art Fund

Art Fund has announced their shortlist of five UK museums selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, the world’s largest...

1 May 2018

Gagosian Sued Over Jeff Koons Balloon Venus Production Delay

The film producer Joel Silver is suing the Gagosian gallery over the failure to deliver a balloon Venus sculpture.

30 April 2018

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The Art Of Smug Turner Prize 2018 – Edward Lucie-Smith

This year’s list of finalists for the Turner Prize has just been announced. While the names on the shortlist are virtuously unfamiliar, the general...

26 April 2018

Tate Announces 2018 Turner Prize Shortlist Online – But Was It An Accident?

London: Tate Britain has announced the 2018 shortlist for the Turner Prize on their website, this evening 25 April. 

25 April 2018

Liliane Tomasko Interviewed Ahead Of Her First Berlin Solo Show At Blain|Southern

Ahead of her first solo show at Blain|Southern, Berlin, a key must-see during Berlin Gallery Weekend, Paul Carter Robinson chats to Liliane Tomasko about...

25 April 2018

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Long-list Announced: John Moores 60th Anniversary Painting Prize 2018

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has announced the 60 artists whose paintings will feature in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition, marking...

24 April 2018

Gillian Wearing Unveils Statue Of Suffragist Millicent Fawcett In Parliament Square

The Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing has unveiled her depiction of suffragist, Millicent Fawcett to a crowd which included Prime Minister Theresa May and...

24 April 2018

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Modigliani Nude Predicted To Break Artist’s $170m Auction Record

Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).

22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled 'Seated Man with a Cane' (1918)....

22 April 2018

New Ramones Photography Book By Manager Danny Fields Published

Danny Fields became the manager of the pioneering Punk band The Ramones within fifteen minutes of seeing them on stage at CBGB.

19 April 2018

Peter Doig To Curate Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester Exhibition

62-year-old Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester is to have his latest exhibition curated by the internationally renowned painter Peter Doig.

19 April 2018

Priceless Chinese Objects Stolen From East Asian Art Museum In Bath

A number of valuable Chinese objects have been reported stolen from a much loved small museum in Bath.

16 April 2018

Slowing Growth: Hiscox Online Art Market Report Reveal £3B Sales

Based on the current growth trajectory, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals that the value of the online art market could...

16 April 2018

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Helen Cammock Wins Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. 

14 April 2018

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Warhol and Sedgwick: Hotel Chelsea Room Door Sells For $52,500

A door from the infamous Hotel Chelsea belonging to the room resident 'Superstar' actress Edie Sedgwick and artist Andy Warhol shared in 1965, while...

13 April 2018

Chris Dercon Quits As Director Of Volksbühne Theatre With Immediate Effect

Chris Dercon has stepped down as director of the Volksbühne Theatre in Berlin with immediate effect.

13 April 2018

Stolen Chagall Oil Painting Recovered By FBI Thirty Years Later

An early painting by Marc Chagall stolen from a New York residence in 1988 will be returned to the owner's estate after going missing...

12 April 2018

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Gillian Ayres My Fiercely independent Friend – Sue Hubbard

Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.

Gillian Ayres Leading British Abstract Painter Dies Age 88

Gillian Ayres was one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation has died age 88.

11 April 2018

Max Hollein Appointed New Director At The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a new director,  Max Hollein.

10 April 2018

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Tracey Emin Unveils Pro-Europe Neon Art At St Pancras International

Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The...

10 April 2018

Northern Irish Artist Cathy Wilkes To Represent GB At 58th Venice Biennale

Cathy Wilkes has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

8 April 2018

Peter Paul Rubens African Portrait At Risk Of Leaving UK

Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever....

8 April 2018

Yoko Ono: £12k Beach Pebble Stolen from Museum Installation In Canada

A hand inscribed beach pebble created by the Conceptual artist Yoko Ono valued at $17,500 has been stolen from a Toronto museum.

6 April 2018

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London Dealer Richard Nagy Ordered To Return Stolen Egon Schiele Drawings

Two works on paper by the Secessionist artist Egon Schiele stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in the late 1930s have been...

5 April 2018

Simon Birch Recreates Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey Neo-Classic Bedroom

An immersive art installation, “The Barmecide Feast,” is a fully realised, full-scale reproduction of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of...

4 April 2018

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Arts Council Collection Acquire More Women Artists In 2017-18

The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by...

3 April 2018

A Child Could Do It! Jeff Koons $20m Play-Doh Sculpture Auctioned

A Jeff Koons sculpture depicting a pile of Play-Doh is to go under the hammer at Christie's.