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News

21 October 2018

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Alternative Miss World: Logan’s Long Running Peace & Love Happening

The Alternative Miss World Pageant which took place at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Saturday night was a triumph of artistic anarchy.

19 October 2018

Grayson Perry Unveils Major Monnaie de Paris Exhibition During FIAC Week

The Monnaie de Paris is presenting the first French solo exhibition of the Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry (born 1960).

18 October 2018

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Tate Collective Unveil Public Art Commissions Celebrating Key Women Across London

An exhibition of 20 newly-commissioned artworks celebrating London women was unveiled in public spaces across the city today Thursday 18 October. In conjunction with...

17 October 2018

Banksy Sotheby’s Shredder Stunt Was All Smoke And Mirrors

Was the art stunt of the century carried out by the Street Artist Banksy on the 5th of October an elaborate magic trick? or...

17 October 2018

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Mel Ramos: West Coast Pop Artist Dies Age 83

The West Coast Pop Artist Mel Ramos (born July 24, 1935) has died in California, age 83. He was best known as an American...

13 October 2018

Discredited Banksy Mural To Go Under The Hammer In LA

An iconic secondary market Banksy mural that was hacked off of a wall in London is to go under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions...

13 October 2018

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Tracey Emin Wins Commission For Seven Metre High Sculpture In Oslo

A newly commissioned artwork by the British Artist Tracey Emin has been approved for installation on the Oslo harbour.

12 October 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Unveils First Permanent UK Sculpture: First Photos – Paul Black

Artlyst has recently travelled to Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, the site of the first permanent UK sculpture from Turn Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread.

8 October 2018

Jeff Koons Cracked Egg Blue Loses Its Lustre At Christie’s

Jeff Koons Cracked Egg (Blue) a large two-part stainless steel sculpture from the Celebration Series, which began with Balloon Dog in 1994, is the...

5 October 2018

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Grenfell Victim Khadija Saye Estate Prints Go Under The Hammer At Christie’s

Two works by Grenfell victim Khadija Saye are to go under the hammer today at Christie's

4 October 2018

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Has Frieze Become More About Instagram and Less About Art?

I’m what you could call a seasoned Frieze regular. I may have missed the first London fair but I was soon sucked into the...

1 October 2018

Tania Bruguera Creates Hyundai Commission Inspired By Shifting Migration

Cuban Artist Tania Bruguera has opened, today 1 October the third presentation of the highly ambitious Tate Exchange programme alongside this year's Hyundai Commission,...

23 September 2018

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Turner Prize 2018 – This Year’s Exhibition In Photos

The balmy Summer has been gobbled up by a new cooler season which promises to excite and challenge our sensibilities.

17 September 2018

Edward Hopper: Controversial Chop Suey Painting To Be Auctioned At Christie’s

Edward Hopper’s Chop Suey, 1929, one of the most important works by the artist, still in private hands, is to controversially go under the...

15 September 2018

V&A Dundee – Kuma’s Ship Brings Cultural Riches To Scotland – Paul Black

Illuminated by undulating light from the Firth of Tay, and set against a Scottish blue sky - the V&A Dundee is Scotland's impressive new...

10 September 2018

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Urs Fischer Immortalises Roman Abramovich Ex Wife Dasha Zhukova In Wax

The Swiss contemporary artist Urs Fischer has created a life-size wax sculpture of the art collector, curator and director of the Garage museum in...

Art Bahrain Across Borders aims to bridge Bahrain to the global art market whilst promoting the development of local Bahraini artists.

 

Reviews

16 October 2018

Paul Feiler And The Rothko Factor – Redfern Gallery – Paul Carter Robinson

I first encountered the work of Paul Feiler (born Germany 1918 Died 2013) at his centenary exhibition held at the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings...

15 October 2018

Puvis de Chavannes And Lydia Corbett – London Reviews – Edward Lucie-Smith

Pierre-Cécile Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898) has turned into a kind of orphan in art historical terms.

10 October 2018

Black Mirror: Art as Social Satire – Saatchi Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

Black Mirror presents itself as ‘Art as Social Satire’, and there is indeed a real black mirror in the show.

9 October 2018

Anni Albers Weaves Her Way Into Art History – Tate Modern

Anni Albers is quite frankly a peculiar artist for Tate Modern to devote an entire solo exhibition.

8 October 2018

William Tillyer: The Golden Striker – Esk Paintings – Edward Lucie-Smith

The William Tillyer show at Bernard Jacobson is an example of what I’m starting to think of as the current ‘golden oldie’ phenomenon in...

6 October 2018

Michelangelo Pistoletto A Reflective Life – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Last Wednesday, before the Frieze frenzy, I attended the opening of the Michelangelo Pistoletto exhibition, “Origins and Consequences” at the Mazzoleni gallery in Mayfair....

4 October 2018

Sean Scully: Architecture Of The Sublime – Edward Lucie-Smith

Sean Scully is extremely widely known as a painter. Indeed, I might go so far as to say that he is as widely known...

3 October 2018

Boris Nzebo: Vicious Human On Human Encounters Exhibited At Jack Bell

Right by White Cube in Mason's Yard is the ancient green door, with the brass plate Jack Bell Gallery. Buzz, and the stale smelling...

2 October 2018

Ugo Rondinone: Sublime Spiritual Images Of Prodigious Silence – Ilka Scobie

Ugo Rondinone explains as the last minute details of his current show are being attended to.

1 October 2018

Fifties Boys Club To Angel Hiding In Plain Sight – Amar Gallery – Zoltan Alexander

I had the privilege to have a private tour and a passionate talk with gallery owner, Amar Singh a few days before he opened...

1 October 2018

Oceania Royal Academy A Lasting Air Of Strangeness – Edward Lucie-Smith

Oceania, Royal Academy: To some extent, our ideas about what we call ‘primitive’ or ‘tribal’ art are still formed by what we have learned,...

1 October 2018

Space Shifters Hayward Gallery An Object Lesson In Contemporary Disorientation – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Space Shifters show at the Hayward lives up to its title, often in ways you don’t quite expect. This, in spite of the...

24 September 2018

Turner Prize Smug-Fest Crashes And Bores – Edward Lucie-Smith

Before I go any further, let me note that, on the very day this iteration of the annual Turner Prize exhibition was revealed to...

9 September 2018

Yayoi Kusama: The Master Of Infinity – Film Review – Isa Freeling

No doubt that when you hear the name Yayoi Kusama, images of the vivid twinkling lights from her infinity Mirror Rooms escape from your...

7 September 2018

The Fine Art Of Video Games – V&A – Edward Lucie-Smith

Video Games Rule! The Victoria and Albert Museum has just opened a large, ambitious exhibition devoted to video games.

5 September 2018

Spellbound: Enchanted By Magical Thinking At The Ashmolean Museum – Paul Black

The Ashmolean Museum's autumn exhibition Spellbound explores the timeless cross-cultural belief in magic through 180 objects - often strange and chilling - from the ritualistic,...

23 August 2018

Drag Race: Destabilising Stable Social Conventions – Hayward Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new show at the Hayward Gallery’s Heni Project Space – which basically means just a fairly small room on the ground floor, to...

21 August 2018

Britain’s Passion For Rembrandt Explored In New Scottish Exhibition – Clare Henry

Rembrandt can be a controversial figure. As the latest TV documentary tells us, the number of his paintings recognised as genuine varies with each...

7 August 2018

Magic Realism: Objectivity In Weimar – Tate Modern – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Magic Realism Art In Weimar Germany 1919-33 show that just opened at Tate Modern is a welcome addition to what you can see at...

28 June 2018

The Afterlife Of Michael Jackson In Pictures – Edward Lucie-Smith

When I first heard that the National Portrait Gallery here in London was planning to do an exhibition about Michael Jackson, the very famous...

27 June 2018

Christine Borland: A Moving Tribute To Veterans Everywhere – Clare Henry

World War 1, was one of the bloodiest wars in all history, with a total of 41 million dead. The UK suffered over a...

18 June 2018

Frida Kahlo Artist or Cult Figure? Making Her Self Up at V&A

Frida Kahlo's life is so interwoven with her art that there is little separation. Her biography is well-known, and so is her image. The...

Hix Award 2018 - Exhibition

Previews

20 October 2018

Bruce McLean Exhibition Announced For School Gallery Wandsworth

A new exhibition by Bruce McLean 'MINIMAL INVISIBLE MISSING' is opening at School Gallery.

18 October 2018

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FIAC 2018 Paris Opens For 45th Edition At Grand Palais – Guide

The 45th edition of FIAC 2018 has opened in Paris and runs from 18 to 21 October 2018. This year’s fair hosts 193 galleries...

15 October 2018

J. B. Blunk: Taking On The Immediate Natural World – Jude Cowan Montague

'My way of working, the core of all my sculpture, is a theme, the soul of the piece. Sometimes it is evoked by the...

12 October 2018

Andrew Logan’s Alternative Miss World Competition Returns With Psychedelic Peace Happening

Allan Kaprow Lives! Andrew Logan’s Alternative Miss World Competition returns to the Globe Theatre on Saturday 20 October, after a four-year hiatus. Joining Andrew...

8 October 2018

Frances Richardson Tanner Prize Exhibition Opens At Cross Lane Projects Kendal

Frances Richardson: Cross Lane Projects, Kendal, welcomes a major UK sculpture award as it is shown outside of London for the first time. Frances...

24 September 2018

Second Hepworth Prize For Sculpture Exhibition Unveiled In October

In October 2018 the Hepworth Wakefield launches the second Hepworth Prize Sculpture exhibition. This year's shortlisted artists are Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai,...

23 September 2018

Chris Burden: Gagosian Unveils Two Large-scale Works For Frieze Week

Chris Burden 'Measured', an exhibition of two large-scale works 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013) will be unveiled at Gagosian...

18 September 2018

General Idea: 50th Anniversary Exhibition At Maureen Paley

The exhibition marks fifty years since AA Bronson, Felix Partz and Jorge Zontal first met in 1968, initiating their collaboration as the Canadian collective...

3 September 2018

Gormley – Barlow And Viola To Spearhead Royal Academy’s 2019 Exhibition Programme

The Royal Academy has announced their exhibition programme for 2019 and it's a force to be reckoned with.

1 September 2018

Glenn Brown: Appropriated Images Changing Shape, Form, Colour – Laing Art Gallery

Glenn Brown returns to his North East roots with a new show at the Laing in Newcastle. The internationally acclaimed artist has reimagined the...

16 August 2018

Martin Eder Given Solo Show At Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery

Berlin-based artist Martin Eder (b.1968, Augsburg), will feature major new paintings alongside work spanning over a decade of Eder’s career this Autumn at the...

31 July 2018

Cindy Sherman: Major UK Retrospective Announced By NPG

Cindy Sherman’s groundbreaking series, Untitled Film Stills, 1977-80, is to go on public display for the first time in the UK, in a major...

 

Features

14 October 2018

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Sarah Lucas: A Walk On NY’s Wild Side – Ilka Scobie

“We need her work now more than ever,” Lisa Philips, the New Museum director stated, she continued, “We hope jaws will drop with this...

Vanessa Prager: Soft Serve Painting – Interview Paul Carter Robinson

'Soft Serve' the title of American artist Vanessa Prager's first London solo show at Kristin Hjellegjerde dishes up a series of portraits and figures...

11 October 2018

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Frieze Week 2018 Through The Shredder – Zoltan Alexander

During Frieze Week 2018, amongst hundreds of art openings throughout the city, the most brilliant event was last Friday night at Sotheby’s when Banksy’s...

7 October 2018

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Bruegel The Painter Who Painted Things That Couldn’t Be Painted

Few painters have fascinated and enthralled over the centuries as much as Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525/30‒1569) Now, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna...

6 October 2018

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Gauguin And Laval In Martinique: Building Paradise With Savagery – Paul Black

Artlyst recently visited the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, which is currently presenting Gauguin and Laval in Martinique

27 September 2018

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Elmgreen & Dragset Turn Whitechapel Gallery Into Derelict Swimming Pool

Elmgreen & Dragset have transformed the ground floor exhibition space at The Whitechapel Gallery into a disused municipal swimming pool complete with cracked tiles,...

10 September 2018

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Out-lands Survival Kit 10.0 Riga – Strong Curation Creates Outstanding Art Event

I've just returned from Riga the capital of Latvia in the Baltics and I'm still reeling from the energy that this small dedicated artist...

10 September 2018

Evan Roth Red Lines Winner Of Artangel’s International Open Call – Interview – Paul Carter Robinson

Artangel has unveiled Red Lines a new work by the pioneering new media artist Evan Roth, the winning work of Artangel's International Open Call.

29 August 2018

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Pronounce Artists’ Names Correctly – An Artlyst How To Guide

All of us here at the Artlyst find it daunting at times to correctly pronounce the names of the artists that appear daily on...

28 August 2018

Guide to London Art Exhibitions Autumn 2018 Part 1

The Autumn is an incredibly busy period in the London art scene. Here is the first part of the Artlyst guide to art in...

7 August 2018

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Gala Dalí: The Forgotten Woman Behind The Surrealist Looking-Glass – Agnish Ray

Ever since the publication of Andre Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto (1924), the erotic male gaze on the female body came to be a defining component...

31 July 2018

Yves Klein: Claiming The Infinite Sky At Blenheim Palace – Paul Black

Yves Klein died from a heart attack in 1962, at the age of 34, shortly after creating two prominent works of art currently on display in...

27 July 2018

Kaneka Subberwal Talks ArtBAB Plus Bahrain Art Weeks Paris and London

Artlyst talks to fair Director Kaneka Subberwal the mastermind behind it all, she conceived the idea and curated the fair.

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Here Are Twelve Reasons To Visit This Event

The 2018 Liverpool Biennial is celebrating its 20th birthday. The 10th edition is more compact than in previous years with the majority of venues...

18 June 2018

Body Politics: James Ostrer Meets Paul Carter Robinson At Gazelli Art House

James Ostrer’s work often tests the limits of the body politics in the ever evolving analysis of the western body, sexuality, and society.

17 June 2018

Manifesta 12 Things To See At Europe’s Nomadic Biennial – Paul Carter Robinson

Within a rough and ready Manifesta 12, there are few things that stand out head and shoulders above the rest.

 

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