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16 May 2022

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Whitechapel Gallery Appoints Gilane Tawadros As New Director

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced that curator and writer, Gilane Tawadros, has been appointed their new Director.

15 May 2022

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Man Ray Sets New Photography Record Price at $12.4m

A Man Ray photograph 'Le Violon d'Ingres' has set a new record price for a photograph, selling for $12.4 million

Otto Dix Watercolours From The Gurlitt Hoard Auctioned

Ten years after the Gurlitt Hoard ("Schwabing Art Trove") hit the headlines worldwide, two important watercolours by Otto Dix will go under the hammer...

10 May 2022

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Donald Baechler Seminal NY 1980s Painter Dies Age 65

Donald Baechler, who died in April, was one of the most promising artists of the 1980s.

10 May 2022

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Andy Warhol Marilyn Breaks 20th c Auction Records – Art Fund Museum Of The Year Shortlist Announced – Sackler Name Removed From National Gallery London And Guggenheim

Andy Warhol's Shot Sage Blue Marilyn made double history last night as the most expensive pCostly Costly painting ever sold by a US artist and...

5 May 2022

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Maurizio Cattelan Sued – New York Auction Industry Deregulation – Major Tate Liverpool Refurbishment

The Italian Conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan is being sued in Paris over intellectual property infringement.

26 April 2022

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Controversial Philip Guston Exhibition To Open In Boston – Art Gallery of New South Wales To Open In December – Professor Deborah Swallow To Step Down At Courtauld

After two years of indecision from museum directors both in the US and UK, The Philip Guston exhibition will finally open to the public...

Hermann Nitsch Austrian Multidisciplinary Artist Dies Age 83

The Nitsch Foundation, has announced the sad news of Hermann Nitsch’s death at age 83 on April 18, 2022. Nitsch was known as a...

24 April 2022

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Golden Lion For Sonia Boyce GB and Simone Leigh US At 59th Venice Biennale 

The 59th Venice Biennale’s top prize, the Golden Lion, has been awarded to Great Britain’s Sonia Boyce OBE RA for Best National Participation at La Biennale...

12 April 2022

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Turner Prize 2022 Shortlist Announced In Liverpool

In the early morning hours, I walked beside a tranquil River Mersey towards Tate Liverpool’s press launch, where there was an exciting buzz as...

6 April 2022

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Royal College of Art Still Number One In The World – Stolen Charles Darwin Notebooks Returned – Philip Guston Painting Expected To Break Records At Sotheby’s  

The Royal College of Art (RCA), London, has been ranked the number 1 university for art & design internationally for the 8th consecutive year...

24 March 2022

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Mega Dealer Ivor Braka Sued By Artist Collection Societies – Mariupol Museum Levelled – Artist Steve McQueen Knighted

The Art dealer Ivor Braka is being sued by artists’ resale rights groups for not paying royalties to living artists or their estates. The...

Jerry Kaye - Look good, feel good

Reviews

9 May 2022

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Radical Landscapes: A Reaction To Nature – Tate Liverpool – Alice Lenkiewicz

I wasn't sure what to expect from Radical Landscapes, but it went beyond my expectations. As usual, Tate Liverpool has developed a thought-provoking and...

4 May 2022

New York In Focus Whitney Biennial Plus Gallery Round-Up – Ilka Scobie 

The Whitney Biennial is big, sprawling across the entire museum, featuring 59 artists and bravura curation.

13 April 2022

Auerbach Unseen An Unflinching Vision Newlands House Gallery – Claudia Barbieri Childs

Newlands House Gallery in Petworth, Sussex, is showing more than 65 paintings and smaller works on paper by Frank Auerbach,

11 April 2022

Raphael The Human And Divine – National Gallery – Rev Jonathan Evens

Raphael's brief career shaped the course of Western culture like no other artist; this was so whether his work was affirmed or his influence...

31 March 2022

Camille Pissarro Catalyst of Impressionism Ashmolean Museum – Nico Kos Earle

Upstairs, on the third floor of the Ashmolean, is a show that will quietly break your heart. Entitled Pissarro: Father of Impressionism (12 June 2022), this...

28 March 2022

Damien Hirst The Visceral Reality Of Death – Revd Jonathan Evens

Everything Damien Hirst does is controversial, from the initial shock of the new - the sensation of the YBAs - through his use of...

23 March 2022

Ali Cherri: Artist in Residence  National Gallery – Revd Jonathan Evens

Ali Cherri, as an artist growing up in Lebanon during the Civil War, embodying traumatic experiences of catastrophe and violence

19 March 2022

Maggi Hambling And Faith Ringgold The Matriarchs of March – Ilka Scobie

Women's history month in New York City heralds two amazing women artists whose long inspirational careers are celebrations of feminism and creativity. Maggi Hambling...

16 March 2022

Ai Weiwei Juxtaposes Politics and Artefacts Kettle’s Yard – Lee Sharrock

Kettle’s Yard, part of the University of Cambridge, is the venue for a new exhibition of celebrated contemporary artist Ai Weiwei (born 1957, Beijing)....

10 March 2022

Love Is In The (Open) Air Robert Indiana Sculpture YSP – James Payne

Even if you don’t know Robert Indiana’s name, you know his most popular work, LOVE. Cited as the most known artwork in the world,...

9 March 2022

A Look Inside The Artist’s Studio – Whitechapel Gallery

The artist’s studio is a timeless, complex space. A place where artists go to work, to think, providing both inspiration and comfort, as well...

1 March 2022

Surrealism Outside The Usual Story – Tate Modern – Revd Jonathan Evens

Surrealism: Beyond Borders presents an expansive and hugely varied retelling of the story of Surrealism that challenges the Paris-centric traditional art history tale of...

26 February 2022

Whistler’s Symphony In White Royal Academy

Walking into Whistler's Woman in White exhibition, one does not know quite what to expect. After all, it is a bold choice to construct an exhibition...

13 February 2022

Louise Bourgeois: Vision Of The Safe Womb – Hayward Gallery – Sue Hubbard

is a mythmaker and a storyteller. A chronicler of the self who has used her life to create narratives that speak of female desire

3 February 2022

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Van Gogh Self Portraits The Infinite And The Ordinary – Revd Jonathan Evens

In a letter to his brother Theo, Vincent Van Gogh wrote, ‘I’d like to paint men or women with that je ne sais quoi...

27 January 2022

Francis Bacon: Birth Copulation And Death – Royal Academy – Sue Hubbard

If there is one image that Bacon made his own above any other, it is the mouth contorted in a scream or grimace.

30 November 2021

Lubaina Himid: So Many Competing Ideas Tate Modern – Sue Hubbard

She’s the oldest artist to have won the Turner Prize (she is now 67). Born in Zanzibar, Lubaina Himid returned

 

Previews

9 May 2022

Yurim Gough: VainEgo – A New Solo Exhibition at APT Gallery

London 18 March 2022 - Fine art ceramicist Yurim Gough will have a solo exhibition, supported by Arts Council England, at APT Gallery in...

8 May 2022

Wallace Chan Living In A Material World 59th Venice Biennale – James Payne

The last time we saw Wallace Chan’s work was in the Docklands in London when he showed ten of his large-scale titanium and iron...

6 May 2022

FUTURERITUAL: Exploring Ritual In Queer Performance Cultures – ICA London

Exploring ritual in queer and performance cultures, FUTURERITUAL is a new, artist-led programme at the ICA this month.

3 May 2022

Sean Scully Explores The Role Of The Square In New Dublin Exhibition

The art of Sean Scully is widely acknowledged as among the most influential proponents of abstraction during the last half-century — particular attention has...

1 May 2022

Transcending Epochs: When Matter Becomes Form – A New Exhibition At Bowman Sculpture

Bowman Sculpture and Canopy Collections are presenting a joint exhibition, 'When Matter Becomes Form', opening Friday, 6 May 2022

14 April 2022

Cornelia Parker To Mount Major Survey Of Her Work At Tate Britain

This May, Tate Britain will present the first significant survey of work by Cornelia Parker in London. Parker is one of Britain’s leading contemporary...

14 April 2022

Molly Parkin A 90th Birthday Retrospective – The Stash Gallery Vout O Reenees London

A new retrospective exhibition celebrating the life of Molly Parkin is set to open in April, at The Stash Gallery, Vout O Reenees London.

5 April 2022

Walter Sickert A Complex Personality Evolved On Canvas – Tate Britain

Tate Britain will present London’s biggest retrospective of Walter Sickert (1860-1942) in almost 30 years.

24 March 2022

William Turnbull At 100 Retrospective Announced By Offer Waterman

William Turnbull (1922-2012) was one of Britain's most important post-war Modernists. He was described by Nicholas Serota when Director of the Tate as 'an...

 

Features

The Return Of A Post Pandemic Art Brussels – Paul Carey Kent

Art Brussels sprouts back to life after two years missed for Covid, from 28 April – 1 May.

4 May 2022

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Andrew Marr Talks Painting Not Politics With Ria Higgins

Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition...

Venice To London May 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity's historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying...

Martin Parr: Interview of the Month May 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.

Surrealism’s Alternative History The 59th Venice Biennale – Nico Kos Earle

The Venice Biennale sparks surreal conversations between past and present in 'Milk of Dreams', curated by Cecilia Alemani

29 April 2022

Great Art Cities Explained YouTube Series Venice Biennale Special

Great Art Cities Explained (GACE) follows the successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer...

28 April 2022

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Cornelia Parker: Cold Dark Matter 1991 – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Cornelia Parker exploded a garden shed with the help of the British army. She'd contacted them for advice and was invited to the Army...

59th Venice Biennale: Twelve Things To See On-Site – Paul Carter Robinson

I have just returned from the 59th Venice Biennale, which was thrown off course by a year due to the pandemic.

26 April 2022

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Eight Of The Best Collateral Events – 59th Venice Biennale – Lee Sharrock

Writer and PR Consultant Lee Sharrock has selected eight of the best collateral events taking place in Venice during the 59th Biennale.

17 April 2022

Venice Biennale 2022: Official Collateral Events Guide – Artlyst

This year, the Venice Biennale offers 30 official collateral events that the curators have sanctioned. They will run at the same time as the...

16 April 2022

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59th Venice Biennale One Stop Guide To Artists Curators And Pavilions – Artlyst

The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled 'The Milk of Dreams', from Saturday April 23 to Sunday November 27

Glasgow’s Burrell Nearly 40 Years On Gets A New Look – Clare Henry

Back in 1983, on the day the Queen opened the famous Burrell, I reported enthusiastically for the BBC on its unique qualities.

31 March 2022

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No Surprises: Annual Art Basel Global Art Market Report 2022 Revealed

The Art Basel Market Report 2022 is a highly anticipated industry barometer.

16 March 2022

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London’s West End Galleries The Art Of Upstairs Downstairs – Clive Jennings

The traditional epicentre in Cork Street has moved west to Dover Street and Albemarle Street. Soho has always been home to several galleries.

Marilyn Stafford Beyond A Jobbing Photographer – Claudia Barbieri Childs

BRIGHTON: Marilyn Stafford thought of herself as a jobbing photographer; she had a living to earn as a single mother.

28 February 2022

Twelve Out Of London Art Exhibitions Spring 2022

Artlyst has selected twelve exhibitions taking place in galleries and museums out of London and around the country this Spring 2022. Covering textile art,...

13 January 2022

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Fair Comment: What’s On And Off In 2022 – Artlyst Fair Guide

Artlyst has compiled a dateline of international Art Fairs scheduled to open in the next twelve months

29 December 2021

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Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2021 – Art Makes People Powerful

Presenting the much-coveted Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2021. This is our way of acknowledging our industry's hard work and achievement, as we see it....

28 December 2021

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Homage To Wayne Thiebaud – In Conversation With Colin Smith

I had the good fortune to meet Wayne Thiebaud in Sacramento, California. We spent a day together and I was impressed with his kindness...

14 December 2021

Twelve London Art Exhibitions To Energise You in 2022

Artlyst has selected twelve of the most exciting exhibitions promised for 2022 in London. 

26 October 2021

Paul Carey Kent Artist Interview Of The Month Index – Artlyst

Welcome to this new series of monthly artist interviews by critic Paul Carey-Kent. Paul has written for Art Monthly and Frieze Magazine

Significant Works: A New Series Of Contemporary Art Essays By Sue Hubbard

In this new series, Sue Hubbard explores single works by leading contemporary artists.

Great Artworks Explained A New Video Series By James Payne

This is a new series by Artist/historian James Payne demystifying great works of art. We will be adding to this page as the content...

 

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