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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...

3 July 2017

British Underground Press Circa 1960s Exhibition And Book Launched This Autumn

A new exhibition and book The British Underground Press of the Sixties brings together the iconic covers of International Times, Oz, Friends and Frendz,...

3 July 2017

Frieze Sculpture Park Unveils Free Summer Exhibition for London

Regent’s Park is to host London’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition, featuring 23 leading artists beginning on Wednesday. Frieze Sculpture will open from 5 July...

Art Night Festival: Tonight’s The Night To Be Adventurous

Art Night 2017 is one of the UK’s largest free arts festivals. It is sponsored by the Whitechapel Gallery and allows anyone with a...

30 June 2017

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London Art Week Corridor Presents Blue Chip Fairs And Galley Openings

London Art Week, summer 2017 gets underway today 30th June. This is mostly geared up to the ‘Old Masters’ and Blue Chip market which...

29 June 2017

Lucio Fontana Environment Installations To Be Reconstructed In Milan

Visitors to a major exhibition which will be staged at Pirelli Hangar Bicocca in Milan this autumn will be able to walk through several...

29 June 2017

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale Realises Respectable £62.3m Total

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale has realised a very respectable £62.3 million / $79.8 million / €70.4 million total.

28 June 2017

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Tretchikoff’s Green Lady Model Monika Pon-Su-San Dies Age 86

Monika Pon-Su-San the stunning model/sitter behind the1950s kitsch classic the Green Lady or The Chinese Girl as it was officially titled has died in...

27 June 2017

Max Beckmann Painting Achieves £36m World Record Price

The German expressionist painter Max Beckmann has achieved a new world record price for the artist

27 June 2017

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Dazzling Modigliani Exhibition To Reunite Banned Nudes At Tate Modern

Some of Modigliani’s best known and most provocative nudes are to be reunited in London nearly 100 years after they were banned in Paris....

27 June 2017

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Original Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Announces 2017 Stellar Line-Up

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair has moved to Vauxhall for the latest edition of this annual London art extravaganza.

26 June 2017

Salvador Dali’s Body To Be Exhumed Following Paternity Suit Judge Orders

A Spanish judge in Madrid has ordered the exhumation of Salvador Dali’s body in order to get samples for a paternity suit brought by...

Edward Albee Estate To Be Auctioned By Sotheby’s New York

Sotheby’s has announced that it will be handling the estate collection of the great American playwright Edward Albee. The dedicated auction will be held...

26 June 2017

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Khadija Saye Remembered By Kathy Kubicki Tutor At UCA Farnham

Khadija Saye was amazingly talented, and her determination to study photography at university overcame challenging social conditions and an environment that could easily have...

25 June 2017

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Dame Julia Peyton-Jones Appointed Senior Global Director of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Dame Julia Peyton-Jones the former co-director of the Serpentine Gallery in London, for over 25 years, has been appointed Senior Global Director of Galerie...

24 June 2017

I Am: Middle Eastern Women Artists Come To London

As the world’s attention focuses on respecting women’s rights, and with a critical need to develop understanding and encourage friendship between the peoples of...

22 June 2017

Wassily Kandinsky Painting Achieves £33m A New Auction Record At Sotheby’s

A new auction record for Wassily Kandinsky was broken twice last night at Sotheby’s London. Murnau – Landschaft mit grünem Haus from 1909,...

21 June 2017

Serpentine Pavilion By African Architect Diebedo Francis Kere Unveiled

Diebedo Francis Kere the first African architect to undertake the prestigious Serpentine Pavilion unveiled his much-anticipated structure yesterday in London