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8 August 2017

Art Power-Couple Dasha Zhukova And Roman Abramovich To Split

Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich have announced that they have split.

8 August 2017

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Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina Detained In Siberia For Oleg Sentsov Protest

Members of the art-punk band Pussy Riot were detained by Police in Siberia on Monday after they staging a protest in support of the...

8 August 2017

James And Tom Franco Collaborate On Mission Ceramic Project

Artist Tom Franco has been collaborating with his brother, actor James Franco, on a series of enormous ceramic sculptures at Mission Clay Products, a...

7 August 2017

Sotheby’s Strong Second Quarter 2017 Results Boosts Share Price

Sotheby's have reported their financial results for the second quarter and six months ending June 30, 2017. Last week shares soared ahead of the...

7 August 2017

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Dr. Martin Roth Former Director Of London’s V&A Dies Age 62

Dr. Martin Roth the former director of the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) has died age 62.

7 August 2017

Invader Mosaics Targeted By Paris Art Thieves Dressed As City Workers

Art thieves disguised as Paris street workers have stolen a number of pixelated tile pieces by the French street artist Invader

6 August 2017

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Happy Birthday Andy Warhol 89 – Rest In Peace

Happy Birthday Andy Warhol. This is the artist that propelled contemporary art to the breaking-point that we know today.

4 August 2017

Chelsea Manning DNA Explored In New Artist-led Collaborative Exhibition

A Becoming Resemblance is an exhibition by Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Chelsea E. Manning, investigating emerging technologies of genomic identity construction and our societal moment....

4 August 2017

Mackintosh Restoration Project Boosted By Historic Massachusetts Cotton Mill Discovery

The Mackintosh Building project at The Glasgow School of Art has been given a boost due to the discovery of identical pine wood sourced...

2 August 2017

Hirst Prince and Koons Help Leo DiCaprio Foundation Raise $30m

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) has announced the results of the auction held at his annual gala in Saint-Tropez last week.

31 July 2017

Alex Chinneck Unveils First Permanent Artwork at Assembly London

The artist Alex Chinneck b.1984 has completed his latest monumental artwork entitled ‘Six pins and half a dozen needles’ on Assembly London.

30 July 2017

Antony Gormley Announced As Koestler Art By Offenders Exhibition Curator

Sir Antony Gormley, the Turner Prize winning artist and creator of the Angel Of The North Sculpture in Gateshead is to curate the 2017...

29 July 2017

Christie’s Unveils £2.2b First Half Year Auction Results 2017

Christie’s first half year auction sales top £2.2bn ($2.8bn, up 14%), a 29% increase from the same period in 2016. Continued global demand and...

29 July 2017

Donald Trump Drawing Sells For £22,000 At Auction In LA

Is Donald Trump a better artist than George W Bush? This is a question on many peoples lips this morning! Now, an original drawing...

28 July 2017

Nazi-looted Art UK Government Renews Commitment To Fair Restitution

Stronger measures to return Nazi-looted art to its original owners will be called for by the UK Government at the first European conference dedicated...

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.