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14 May 2017

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Golden Lions Won By German Artists At 57th Venice Biennale

Anne Imhof’s Performance piece constructed below glass floors floating above the German pavilion with caged dogs Win the 57th Venice Biennale, Golden Lions.

11 May 2017

Venice Biennale 57 A Bold Brash Statement to Counter The Earnest-Hearted

Running around the Venice Biennale is like any other big art event work and pleasure.

9 May 2017

Banksy Brexit Mural In Dover A Sign Of The Times

Banksy, the elusive street artist has created a relevant new work in Dover inspired by Brexit.

8 May 2017

Anish Kapoor Descension Unveiled in Brooklyn Bridge Park By Public Art Fund

Descension, one of Anish Kapoor’s most viscerally arresting installations, has been unveiled by Public Art Fund in New York City.

Martin Clark To Replace Jenni Lomax As New Camden Arts Centre Director

The Camden Arts Centre, which is one of London’s leading contemporary art venues, has a new director, the first in 27 years. Martin Clark...

5 May 2017

Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn in Cumbria In Danger Of Sell Off

Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn in Cumbria is in danger of being sold off on the open market as Arts Council England have refused the...

5 May 2017

Richard Mosse Heat Maps Series Wins The Seventh Prix Pictet

The Irish photographer Richard Mosse has won the seventh Prix Pictet, Space it was announced in a ceremony last night at the V&A Museum....

4 May 2017

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A. R. Penck German Painter Known For His Pictographic Neo-primitivist Style Dies

A. R. Penck, the German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and jazz drummer has died age 77.

4 May 2017

TEFAF Spring New York Presents Exemplary Modern and Contemporary Art & Design

TEFAF New York opens to the public today to take on Spring from May 4-8, 2017.

3 May 2017

Turner Prize 2017 Shortlist Reveals Obscure Multicultural Pick & Mix

The Turner Prize 2017 shortlist has just been announced at Tate Britain. The artists chosen from diverse multicultural backgrounds are relatively unknown.

2 May 2017

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Amanda Levete To Unveil V&A’s Largest Architectural Intervention For 100 Years

V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter designed by the Stirling Prize-winning British architect Amanda Levete and her practice AL_A unveiled

2 May 2017

Trump Backs Down On Scrapping National Endowment for the Arts – For Now

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the US which was under the threat of being axed by Donald Trump in his first...

1 May 2017

Sir Nicholas Serota Yacht-Gate Controversy Gets Crowdfunding Spoof Page

A notice posted in the staff rooms of Tate Modern and Tate Britain Wednesday has caused an outcry.

1 May 2017

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Cornelia Parker Selected As Official Election Artist For Parliamentary Art Collection

Cornelia Parker has been named as the official artist for the 2017 general election.

28 April 2017

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Vito Acconci Seminal Performance Art Pioneer Dies Age 77

The New York-born Brooklyn-based conceptual and performance artist Vito Acconci has died age 77. He is best known for his seminal performances art.

28 April 2017

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Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 Finalists Announced

The Art Fund has announced the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the most...

27 April 2017

V&A Announces DesignLab Nation National Programme To Support Design Education

The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) have announced DesignLab Nation, a national programme to support design education for 11 to 16-year-olds, working with regional...

26 April 2017

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IM Pei Leading Late-Modernist Architect Celebrates His 100th Birthday

IM Pei the Chinese-American architect is 100 today. Born, Leoh Ming Pei on the 26 April 1917 in Guangzhou, China, he moved to the...

25 April 2017

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Arts Council Collection Unveils 2017 List Of Works Acquired For The Nation

The Arts Council Collection has unveiled the full list of 45 works by 29 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2016-2017....

25 April 2017

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Online Art Trade Report Shows Art Market Sales Reach £2.92 Billion

Online art market sales have reached £2.92 Billion $3.75 billion. This is up 15% according to Hiscox, who commissioned the report.

25 April 2017

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Bristol’s Arnolfini Appoints Claire Doherty As New Director

The Board of Trustees at Arnolfini have announced that Claire Doherty has been appointed as the new Director, following the departure of Kate Brindley...

24 April 2017

Antony Gormley Denies UEA Sculptures Have Suicidal Subtext

The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Antony Gormley has spoken for the first time about criticisms of his latest installation at the University of East...

24 April 2017

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Tate Announces Autumn Opening Date For Expanded St Ives Gallery

Tate has announced the 14 October 2017 as the opening date for the new expanded St Ives gallery.

23 April 2017

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African American Black Power Painter Barkley Hendricks Dies at 72

Barkley Hendricks the well known African American painter and photographer who evoked the spirit of everyday Black people, in his life-size portraits has died...

23 April 2017

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Alistair Burtenshaw Appointed New Director of The Watts Gallery Trust

The Watts Gallery Trust has announced that Alistair Burtenshaw has been appointed as the new Director of Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

23 April 2017

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Frieze Sculpture In Regent’s Park Moves To Summer Calendar Slot

Frieze Sculpture, a free outdoor exhibition of 3D work will open from 5 July to 8 October, for the first time.

22 April 2017

Spencer Tunick Uncovers His Largest UK Nude Installation In Hull

Hull as part of its stint as UK City of Culture is presenting nude works of several internationally acclaimed artists including the artists Spencer...

20 April 2017

Tate Modern Sued Over Bankside Viewing Platform Peeping Toms

Half dozen residents of a Richard Rodgers designed luxury flat tower-block located across from the newly opened Tate Modern extension have launched a lawsuit...

20 April 2017

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Is This Basquiat The Most Hyped Auction Painting Of 2017?

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Untitled' painting from 1982, a monumental canvas that has rarely been seen since it last appeared on the market in May 1984,...

19 April 2017

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BP Portrait Award Unveils Three Shortlisted Artists For 2017 Competition

The BP Portrait Award 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced the three short-listed artists for this year's competition.

18 April 2017

Documenta 14 The Physical And Metaphorical Distance Between Kassel And Athens

Documenta's latest guest Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk is currently holding a twofold structure for the exhibition, as reflected in the title "Learning from Athens.”...

15 April 2017

Carolee Schneemann Awarded Golden Lion For 57th Venice Biennale

The American artist Carolee Schneemann has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di...