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31 March 2017

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Important Picasso Muse Dora Maar Portrait To Be Sold At Christie’s

Femme assise, robe bleue by Pablo Picasso will go under the hammer at Christie’s NY as a highlight of its Impressionist and Modern Art...

30 March 2017

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Eddie Martinez Speaks To Artlyst About His Latest London Exhibition

The American abstract painter Eddie Martinez speaks to Paul Carter Robinson ahead of his London Exhibition Cowboy Town which opened today at Timothy Taylor...

29 March 2017

Ageism Sucks: Turner Prize Scraps Under Fifty Age Restriction

The Tate announced today that The Turner Prize will scrap the stipulation that shortlisted artists must be under 50.

29 March 2017

Greta Garbo’s Sophisticated Modern Art Collection To Be Sold At Christies

The avant-garde collection of Greta Garbo’s modern art will go under the hammer at Christie’s NY, in its Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern...

28 March 2017

Art Night 2017 Announces Programme For London’s Most Atmospheric Art Event

Art Night 2017 has announced their programme for London’s most atmospheric art event. The East End will again be transformed with free art, performance...

27 March 2017

Ai Weiwei Builds Fences To Highlight Attitudes Towards Immigration

The Chinese dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei will return to New York with gallery shows covering four venues. He will utilise the public...

27 March 2017

Tate Modern And Royal Academy Visitors Rise By Over A Million

The British Museum was again the most popular visitor attraction in the UK in 2016 for the 10th year running.

26 March 2017

Art Basel HK Verdict – Encouraging Sales Across The Board For 2017

Art Basel's fifth edition in Hong Kong has closed with encouraging sales recorded across all levels of the market.

25 March 2017

Established London Galleries Vilma Gold and Ibid To Close Their Doors

Established London galleries Vilma Gold and Ibid are to shut their London spaces. Vilma Gold announced yesterday that it will close to concentrate on...

24 March 2017

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Fourth Plinth Commission “Good For A Disposable Laugh” – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next two occupants of the so-called Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square have just been announced and, true to form, the British visual...

23 March 2017

Art Basel HK Compete With TEFAF By Introducing Global Art Market Report

Art Basel along with partners UBS have launched the first Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report. T

21 March 2017

Trisha Brown Artist And New York choreographer Dies Age 80

The New York artist and choreographer Trisha Brown who was associated closely with the visual arts scene in downtown New York in the 1960s...

21 March 2017

Whitney Biennial 2017 Evolves Beyond Precious, Pretentious Or Tired

The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the first at the new spacious downtown location, is a total home run. Form, function and fun come together.

21 March 2017

Michael Rakowitz And Heather Phillipson Awarded Next Fourth Plinth Commissions

Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson were today announced as the two artists who have won the next commissions for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar...

19 March 2017

Thomas Gainsborough Masterpiece Vandalised At London’s National Gallery

An iconic English painting, The Morning Walk, by Sir Thomas Gainsborough has been vandalised by a visitor to the gallery. Members of the public...

18 March 2017

Rachel Whiteread Village Installation Given Permanent Home At V&A MOC

Rachel Whiteread’s celebrated artwork Place (Village) (2006-2008) will go on permanent display at the V&A Museum of Childhood

17 March 2017

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Superflex: Innovative Danish Collective Selected For 2017 Tate Turbine Hall Commission

Superflex the Danish Collective best known for displaying a giant Euro coin on the side of the Hayward Gallery have been chosen to undertake...

17 March 2017

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Gilbert & George And David Adjaye Elected As Royal Academicians

The Royal Academy of Arts has announced the election of the internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye and artist Gilbert & George as new...

16 March 2017

Trump Shows His Intent To Axe National Endowment for the Arts

The Trump administration's intention to cut the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in its federal budget...

15 March 2017

Damien Hirst Targeted In Venice By Animal Rights Activists At Palazzo Grassi

Damien Hirst’s exhibition in Venice which open to the public on April 9 has been targeted by animal rights activists who dumped bags of...

15 March 2017

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Annie Leibovitz Archive Procured By Swiss Non Profit LUMA Foundation

The LUMA Foundation a Zurich-based not for profit organisation have announced that they will be the keepers of the archives of the renowned photographer...

15 March 2017

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WW1 Conscientious Objectors Highlighted In New Immersive Sound Piece

One Hundred years ago sixteen conscientious objectors were detained in the 19th-century cell block of Richmond Castle, leaving their poignant and personal testimonies in...

14 March 2017

Eileen Cooper RA. To Co-ordinate 249th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Royal Academy’s has announced Eileen Cooper RA. will co-ordinate the 249th Summer Exhibition, which runs from mid-June until late August.

14 March 2017

TEFAF Maastricht 2017 Buoyant Sales And Brisk Activity – Market Report

TEFAF Maastricht the world’s leading fine art and antiques Fair has reported buoyant sales with brisk activity during the opening days of the event....

13 March 2017

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Howard Hodgkin A Road Trip Through India By Paul Carter Robinson

I met Howard Hodgkin in New York at the opening of his first US solo show at the Jill Kornblee Gallery, when I had...

13 March 2017

George W Bush: Being A Bad President Doesn’t Necessarily Make You A Bad Painter

George W Bush’s is painting again and this time the joke seems to be over. He is not only getting rave reviews but his...

12 March 2017

Elmgreen & Dragset Istanbul Biennial Curators To Collaborate With Istanbul Film Festival

The Turner Prize nominated artists Elmgreen & Dragset have taken inspiration from the 10 films nominated for the program at the 36th Istanbul Film...

11 March 2017

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Andy Warhol Museum Names Patrick Moore As New Director

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh have announced that Patrick Moore has been named the Director of The Andy Warhol Museum. Moore joined the museum...

10 March 2017

Jeff Koons And Pompidou Center Lose Plagiarism Lawsuit In France

Jeff Koons and the Pompidou Center have been found guilty of plagiarism in a legal dispute over the artist’s work Naked (1988) The work...

10 March 2017

UK Tops Best Art Colleges In The World QS List

The Royal College Of Art Tops 2017 QS Best In World List in the Art & Design category.

9 March 2017

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Sir Howard Hodgkin RA Sumptuous Colourist Dies Age 84

The English painter Sir Howard Hodgkin has died in London aged 84. Howard was born 6 August in 1932 in Hammersmith, London.

9 March 2017

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TEFAF Art Market Report Highlights 7% Global Downturn In 2016

TEFAF, The European Fine Art Foundation which is connected to the world’s most exclusive art fair, has released their annual report. This is always the...