23 October 2021
Art Market/Art News
The American rock legend Alice Cooper has auctioned a painting by Andy Warhol, 'Little Electric Chair' Red (1964).
22 October 2021
Egypt Frees Ai-Da The Robot Artist - Gillian Wearing Unveils Statue Of Diane Arbus - New Munch Museum Opens
18 October 2021
Three hundred Models wearing only white body paint have posed in a desert landscape in southern Israel as part of the latest project by...
Art Market/Art News/News
Egyptian Sphinxes A Tiepolo Drawing And Two Newly Discovered Van Gogh's found in gardens, lofts and cellars.
14 October 2021
A neo-dadaist painting by Banksy, which shredded itself at a Sotheby's auction has sold for a record £16 million.
11 October 2021
Anicka Yi Unveils A Robotic Ecosystem At Tate's Turbine Hall - Studio Voltaire Reopens - documenta fifteen Announces Participating Artists
7 October 2021
Warhol Portrait Of Basquiat Auctioned - Botticelli Christ Leads $40m Estimate At Sotheby's - Christie's Record Contemporary Achieves Highest Total
4 October 2021
The Pandora Papers released over the weekend have released over twelve million documents revealing systematic tax-dodging by fourteen firms utilising offshore bank accounts to...
30 September 2021
Courtauld Gallery Announces Reopening Dates - Frida Kahlo Trademark Dispute Dropped By US Court - Sonic Ray Installation Revives London’s Only Lighthouse
27 September 2021
The Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid CBE has been awarded the Robson Orr TenTen Award 2021 by the Government Art Collection (GAC).
23 September 2021
A sculpture by the Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi is the subject of a long-running legal battle. It has now been...
Frida Kahlo Last Self-Portrait Auctioned - Van Gogh And Frans Hals: X-Con Goes On Trial - Firstsite Selected Art Fund Museum of the Year
12 September 2021
Italian police have seized 500 drawings and collages reputed to be by the Irish born artist Francis Bacon.
11 September 2021
A new exhibition of photos by Wim Wenders taken at the site of the World Trade Center towers a month after 9/11 has gone...
10 August 2021
Watch A $3m painted bronze Kusama Pumpkin Wash Out To Sea In Typhoon. The sculpture was rescued by locals and is now in a...
10 July 2021
The new over-life size statue group of Princess Diana, just unveiled at Kensington Palace, to celebrate what would have been her sixtieth birthday, shows...
21 May 2021
Art Criticism/Art News/Opinion
The Turner Prize continues to be in trouble. The competition has an aim: to single out the best new artists living and working in...
26 February 2021
Suddenly my web feed is full of information about Non-Fungible Tokens - the latest form of digital art. Here, for example, are images of...
30 Sep '21-30 Jan '22
Over 100 newly rediscovered drawings by Japanese artist, Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) will go on public display for the very first time at the
08 Oct '21-13 Nov '21
This landmark exhibition will be the first in the United Kingdom that is solely dedicated to Mark Rothko’s extraordinary paper-based
11 Sep '21-09 Jan '22
Wim Wenders: Photographing Ground Zero presents large scale photographs taken less than two months after the terror attacks of 9/11, as the gravity
30 Sep '21-04 Dec '21
Comprising 58 works, this touring show will be the first posthumous and largest exhibition of Kossoff’s paintings in a commercial setting to
09 Oct '21-02 Jan '22
The first exhibition dedicated to Poussin and
06 Oct '21-02 Jan '22
n a new body of work created especially for Sir John Soane’s Museum, contemporary artist Pablo Bronstein presents his unique, seductive and deeply
22 Sep '21-30 Jan '22
This exhibition will bring together a careful selection of the artist’s best male portraits from Europe and North
30 Sep '21-09 Jan '22
An exhibition celebrating Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), one of the most experimental and pioneering artists of the 20th
09 Sep '21-12 Dec '21
Mixing It Up brings together 31 contemporary painters who exploit the unique characteristics of their medium to create fresh, compelling works of
15 Sep '21-18 Apr '22
The first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by leading Abstract Expressionist, Helen
22 Sep '21-02 Jan '22
The Summer Exhibition is the world’s largest open-submission art show. It brings together art in all mediums, from prints, paintings, film and
It's a challenging and wonderful exhibition by a woman artist, Lucy McKenzie, Glasgow born, Brussels - based
There is an explosion of paint at Hauser & Wirth in the latest exhibition by George Condo. The energies of emergence and encounter surge...
19 October 2021
In the beginning, there was Clay. Clay was without form. Thus begins Theaster Gates' 'A Clay Sermon',
10 October 2021
Among Mark Rothko’s artistic philosophies, he held that painting was a deeply psychological and spiritual experience
5 October 2021
The artist Duncan Grant (1885-1978) was a charismatic, much-loved central figure in the Bloomsbury Group, a collection of friends, including the writer Virginia Woolf,...
2 October 2021
In a year dominated by the pandemic, it was decided not to award the Turner Prize to an individual but to a collective.
1 October 2021
James Payne has been to Paris to see Christo's wrapping of L'Arc de Triomphe.
Napoléon's monument to himself has been turned into a memento mori...
28 September 2021
Emily Speed's new exhibition at Tate Liverpool is based upon the human body and related very much so to architecture.
16 September 2021
Held every year since the Summer Exhibition is the world’s oldest submission exhibition with works selected and hung by Academicians.
Periodic reviews of exhibitions around the globe can highlight a range of work in a range of styles in many different galleries.
4 September 2021
James Payne reviews the new film "The Lost Leonardo" directed by Andreas Koefed and encounters a thrilling journey through the murky world of art.
17 August 2021
Aged 21, after just one week, Roger Cecil walked away from his scholarship at the Royal College of Art to make art on his...
13 August 2021
The female participant in Tino Sehgal’s ‘Kiss’ is stretched out on the floor, head arched, looking back, as her partner moves in slow motion
26 July 2021
Lucian Freud - Real Lives is the first exhibition of his work in the North West for thirty years. Widely regarded as a master...
11 July 2021
The Australian modernist Sidney Nolan was among those responding in this way, but his responses have remained unseen and unappreciated within his archive until...
8 July 2021
Paula Rego (b 1935) is an artist who is vividly expressive and imaginative in her use of colour deployed in the service of brilliantly...
9 June 2021
Looking back on her work, Hepworth identified three important sculptural forms to which she continually returned.
To stage a major Rodin exhibition in 2021, the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante is particularly appropriate ...
Malta's MICAS International Art Weekend 2021 has witnessed the unveiling of a stunning new sculpture by the artist Cristina Iglesias.
13 October 2021
The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting Francis Bacon: Man and Beast, the first exhibition to chart the development of the artist’s work through...
12 October 2021
The Hayward Gallery will present the first major retrospective of Louise Bourgeois to focus exclusively on the works that she made with fabrics and...
6 October 2021
Varvara Roza Galleries (London) and The Blender Gallery (Athens) are presenting a solo exhibition of Manolis Anastasakos, one of the leading Greek artists of...
Pace inaugurates their new London gallery with Mark Rothko 1968: Clearing Away, an exhibition of rarely seen works on paper
Leon Kossoff: A Life in Painting is a major new touring retrospective of paintings by the seminal British artist (1926 – 2019).
Opening this week at The Wallace Collection, Frans Hals: The Male Portrait is the first-ever show to focus solely on Hals’s portraits of men...
2 September 2021
Jonny Green explores gender politics and portraiture for his first solo show at New Art Projects.
27 August 2021
Pablo Bronstein: Hell in its Heyday will present a new body of work by this prominent British-Argentinian contemporary artist.
Modern Art Oxford has announced a new exhibition of paintings by the internationally celebrated artist Anish Kapoor
Seventy-Five artists selected for New Contemporaries 2021 demonstrating the resilience of the creative process in a challenging year have been revealed by Bloomberg New...
1 July 2021
An exhibition devoted to Vincent van Gogh’s self-portraits across his entire career will take place at The Courtauld Gallery.
10 June 2021
A full scale exhibition of the Photorealist painter Richard Estes born 1932 covering the last 35 years of his career will be presented at...
18 February 2021
Bristol's Arnolfini has announced a major exhibition with the pioneering abstract painter Sir Frank Bowling, OBE RA. This will be part of their 60th...
The long-awaited opening of British Art Show 9 has been announced by Hayward Gallery Touring.
12 March 2020
NEW DATES - Gustave Moreau (1826-98) is one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the French Symbolist movement, and this exhibition reveals...
25 October 2021
FIAC, the International Contemporary Art Fair, one of the seminal, global, annual art events, has celebrated its 47th edition in Paris.
20 October 2021
Sue Hubbard visited Dublin to see The Map: A Collaboration by Alice Maher and Rachel Fallon at Rua Red Gallery.
If you were born in...
Frieze London was back on course this year, with most dealers putting their best foot forward. You could feel the excitement and 'antici...pation'
Yvonne Robinson has been a significant figure in the art world for over 70 years. A friend of David Sylvester, Bacon, Freud, Pontus Hulton,
Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.
3 October 2021
Nolan's Africa will be the first book on Sidney Nolan written with access to the newly opened Sidney Nolan archives
29 September 2021
Mayor Rudy Giuliani - threatened to close it on the grounds that the image of Chris Ofili's The Holy Virgin Mary was religiously...
Ibrahim Mahama came to international attention for his monumental installation of jute sacks at the Venice Biennale in 2015
1 September 2021
Brazilian artist Alexandre da Cunha has a major show at Brighton’s CCA. ‘Duplex’ (to 25 Sept) articulates ‘his engagement with cultures
30 August 2021
Artlyst has put together a month by month selection to guide you through the best of the shows on offer Autumn 2021.
22 August 2021
When I first went to visit Chuck Close in his studio in 2004, I was in awe of him. But he was easy to...
5 August 2021
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is open again for business, and it is so good to revisit it. The great news is many of its temporary...
1 August 2021
The entertaining and thought-provoking solo exhibition, ‘Soft Girls’, by Rosie Gibbens, is at the Zabludowicz Collection, London, until 15 August.
14 July 2021
In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery ('Only the hand that erases writes the true thing', to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works...
28 June 2021
There’s an aura of mystery to Ena Swansea’s big, impressive paintings at Ben Brown Fine Arts (‘green light’ to 30 July)
24 June 2021
The event was a travesty of everything the Colony stood for, organised by people who thought they could recreate a special place.
1 June 2021
The twentieth century was a time of great change for women. Those born, raised and educated in the 19th century, then forming relationships and...
24 May 2021
Art Criticism/Artist Profile/Feature
Ken Currie, undoubtedly among the most significant painters of our time, is known for his dark side, his bleak, black pictures
26 April 2021
"Every religion has Nuns and Monks," Ugo Rondinone remarks as we finish up bowls of miso soup. We are in my Noho loft, enjoying...
10 April 2021
In light of the changes introduced by Venice town council, it is becoming increasingly difficult for private exhibition spaces
2 January 2021
Well, the exhibitions schedule for 2020 didn't quite go as planned. But here is an idea of what exhibitions to expect in 2021.
30 December 2020
Looking at official galleries here in Britain (all temporarily closed as of this publication) - more especially at those situated in London - it...
1 September 2020
In this new series, Sue Hubbard explores single works by leading contemporary artists.
1 June 2020
To celebrate getting 5000 subscribers and over 150.000 views James Payne's next film will be whichever work of art gets the most votes.
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