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16 February 2018

Duchess Of Cambridge Curates Victorian Photos At NPG

The Duchess Of Cambridge has agreed to select Victorian photographs from an upcoming exhibition at the NPG, as part of a Patron’s trail.

16 February 2018

Arca Project Moves to London in PayneShurvell Pop Up Space

Opening on 22 February, The Arca Project moves to a London venue. First shown at Payne Shurvell’s Suffolk gallery in April 2017, the exhibition...

14 February 2018

Damien Hirst Goes Off The Grid To Reinvent The Spot

Damien Hirst the Turner Prize-winning former YBA has unveiled a sample of his evolving painting style, and it's not Bacon inspired like his skull...

14 February 2018

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Did Antony Gormley Deliberately Appropriate This William Cobbing Clay Performance Piece?

I was installing my exhibition at Museum Jorn, Denmark, a week or so ago when I started getting a steady stream of emails and Twitter...

13 February 2018

Was This Jackie Kennedy Portrait Stolen From The Infamous Grey Gardens?

The ownership of a period portrait of Jackie Kennedy Onassis in the possession of an East Hampton, NY art dealer is being challenged in...

13 February 2018

Jef Geys Belgian Conceptual Artist Dies Age 83

Jef Geys (born Leopoldsburg, Belgium,1934) known for his installations, photography and conceptual work has died age 83.

11 February 2018

Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North Sculpture Turns Twenty

Since spreading its wings in February 1998, Antony Gormley's The Angel of the North has become one of the most talked about and recognisable...

10 February 2018

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Leonardo da Vinci Drawings From Queen’s Collection Set To Tour Britain

Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci are set to tour Britain as part of celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of his death. One hundred...

Mexican Architect Frida Escobedo To Design Serpentine Pavilion 2018

Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.

8 February 2018

John Singer Sargent Masterpiece Gassed: US Loan To Mark WW1 Centenary 

John Singer Sargent’s masterpiece Gassed, is to be loaned to The National World War I Museum in the US by the Imperial War Museums...

7 February 2018

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20/21 British Art Fair Sold And Rebranded At Saatchi Gallery

The 20/21 British Art Fair, is to be rebranded as The British Art Fair and move to the Saatchi Gallery, as part of a major investment...

7 February 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Sculpture Chosen For UCL Student Centre

Rachel Whiteread the Turner Prize winning sculptor is returning to the university where she learned her craft to create an artwork that will be...

6 February 2018

Rare Julia Margaret Cameron Photo Album At Risk Of Leaving UK

A temporary export bar has been placed on an important Album, by Julia Margaret Cameron, one of the key pioneering photographers of the 19th...

5 February 2018

Diaspora Pavilion Venice Moves To Wolverhampton For Restaging

Wolverhampton Art Gallery’s first contemporary art exhibition of 2018 is a reconfiguration of the Diaspora Pavilion, which took place in Venice during the 57th...

3 February 2018

Facebook Courbet Censorship Lawsuit Has Its Day In Paris Court

A French teacher who accused Facebook of censorship when they deleted his account for posting an image of a Gustave Courbet painting from 1866,...

3 February 2018

Bayeux Tapestry A Battle For East Sussex – Lesley Samms

Following a recent meeting with Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, President of France has announced his intention to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK.

2 February 2018

Manchester Art Gallery Removes Popular Waterhouse Painting To Prompt #MeToo Dialogue

The temporary removal by the Manchester Art Gallery of a popular painting, Hylas and the Nymphs by JW Waterhouse is part of a project...

2 February 2018

Christie’s Staggering £5.1b $6.6b Global Results 2017 – Crunch This

Christie’s has released their year ending December 2017 global figures and it is another record year for the auction corporation.

1 February 2018

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Serpentine Launches Inaugural Beijing Pavilion Collaboration With JIAKUN Architects

The Serpentine Galleries (London) and WF CENTRAL (Beijing) have announced a major international collaboration: a new architecture Pavilion, designed by JIAKUN Architects

1 February 2018

JMW Turner Masterpiece: Temporary Export Bar Provides Time To Find UK Buyer

Michael Ellis the Arts Minister has placed a temporary export bar on Ehrenbreitstein, a painting by JMW Turner, to provide an opportunity to keep...

31 January 2018

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Mona Hatoum Presented With Prestigious Annual Art Icon Award 2018

Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) was presented with the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery on Monday 29 January.

29 January 2018

Chuck Close And Thomas Roma Exhibitions Cancelled Over Sex Controversy

The National Gallery of Art in Washington has announced that it has postponed two upcoming solo exhibitions following allegations of sexual misconduct against the exhibiting artists, Chuck...

29 January 2018

Rebel Women: Suffragette Centenary Celebrated At National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery will exhibit a portrait slashed with a butcher’s cleaver by a suffragette for the first time in over twenty years.

28 January 2018

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Hull Banksy Mural ‘Should Be Cleaned Off Says Tory Councillor

A new stencilled mural by the street artist Banksy has appeared on a Hull bridge.  It was first spotted by passers-by on Thursday. The...

26 January 2018

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Turner Prize Winner Martin Boyce Unveils New Commission At Tate Britain 

Martin Boyce the Turner Prize-winning artist has been commissioned to create a new installation outside Tate Britain.

25 January 2018

Christo Given Go-ahead To Create Mastaba Sculpture In Serpentine

The conceptual artist Christo has been given the go-ahead to create a massive ‘Mastaba’ sculpture situated in Hyde Park.

24 January 2018

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Grayson Perry RA Appointed Coordinator Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry RA will be the co-ordinator of the Royal Academy annual Summer Exhibition in June 2018.

23 January 2018

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African American Painter Jack Whitten Dies Age 78

The African American painter Jack Whitten has died age 78.

20 January 2018

Jeremy Deller Helps Relaunch 1940s School Prints Programme At Hepworth Wakefield

Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller is helping to relaunch the pioneering school prints project which brought contemporary art to children who would not otherwise...

19 January 2018

Anish Kapoor Donates $1m Genesis Prize Foundation Award To Refugee Charities

Anish Kapoor has announced that he will donate his $1m Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) award to five prominent NGOs engaged in alleviating the global refugee crisis.

19 January 2018

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Ed Moses Pioneer West Coast Abstract Painter Dies Age 91

ED MOSES the pioneering West Coast artist has died age 91.

18 January 2018

Dennis Oppenheim Sculpture Destroyed By South Korean Authorities

A sculpture by the late US artist Dennis Oppenheim has been destroyed in South Korea by the Haeundae District Office, local authorities.