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News

15 November 2018

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Cerith Wyn Evans Wins The Second Hepworth Prize For Sculpture

Cerith Wyn Evans has won The Hepworth Prize For Sculpture now in its second edition. This year’s shortlisted artists were Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum,...

15 November 2018

Street Artist Ron English Buys Banksy Slave Labour Mural To Whitewash

The US Street Artist Ron English has purchased Banksy's Poundland wall mural 'Slave Labour' for £561,000, with the plan to whitewash over the artwork....

14 November 2018

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Michel Comte Multimedia Arctic Installation Commissioned By Wavelength Foundation

Responding to an international call to the global arts and culture community, acclaimed artist and photographer Michel Comte will be the first high-profile artist...

14 November 2018

Hopper’s Iconic Chop Suey Painting Achieves $91,875,000 In Blockchain Sale

Important paintings from the Barney A. Ebsworth Collection totalled $317,801,250, at Christie's last night with record prices achieved for the American artist Edward Hopper...

13 November 2018

Rijksmuseum Marks 350th Anniversary of Rembrandt’s Death With New Exhibition

Rijksmuseum marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 2019 with ‘Year of Rembrandt’. The year-long celebration opens with All the Rembrandts (15 February...

9 November 2018

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Jeff Koons Loses Second French Plagiarism Case

The American artist Jeff Koons has been found guilty of copying an idea from an advertisement used by the French clothing chain Naf Naf.

8 November 2018

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Chris Dercon To Head Up Grand Palais and Musée du Luxembourg

The former Director of Tate Modern, Chris Dercon has been appointed President of the French government cultural body, Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais (Rmn-GP)....

7 November 2018

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2019 Announce Shortlist

The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation  has announced the four artists shortlisted for this major prize and the nominees are: Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer...

6 November 2018

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Sally Tallant Moves To Queens Museum NY As New Executive Director

The Board of Queens Museum in New York has announced the appointment of Sally Tallant as its new Executive Director. She will take up...

5 November 2018

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Spectacular Jean Nouvel Designed National Museum Qatar To Open In March

Qatar Museums have announced the opening dates for the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), housed within a spectacular new building designed by architect Jean...

1 November 2018

£1m Peterloo Massacre Memorial By Jeremy Deller – Design Unveiled

Jeremy Deller the Turner Prize-winning artist has unveiled the design for his 38ft (11.5m) memorial to mark the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

30 October 2018

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Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2018 – Celebrating Artists And Art Professionals

The Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2018, now in its 8th edition is a celebration of artists and art professionals who have made a difference...

30 October 2018

Ben Uri Gallery Sells Off Collection To Fund Global Immigrant Artist Expansion

The Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, known internationally for its extensive collection of Jewish immigrant art is to sell off part of its permanent...

26 October 2018

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Jeff Koons Ashmolean Exhibition Announced For Spring 2019

Jeff Koons (b. 1955) will have a major exhibition to be held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in spring 2019.

25 October 2018

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Diebenkorn Ocean Park Masterpiece From Mary Tyler Moore Collection Auctioned At Christie’s

Christie’s NY will be offering a large Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park series painting from 1985 on November 15.

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.

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

 

Reviews

15 November 2018

Perdita Sinclair An Impressive Visual Interpretation Of Micro-science – Jude Cowan Montague

Angiosperms (roughly flowering plants) produce an incredible variety of seeds that are dispersed in creative, innovative ways, sometimes involving tricksy relationships with particular animals.

14 November 2018

Alex Katz And Richard Smith Two Current London Exhibitions – Edward Lucie-Smith

Despite its title, Coca-Cola Girls, Alex Katz’s new show at Timothy Taylor doesn’t really belong in the realm of Pop Art. It does, however,...

11 November 2018

Mantegna and Bellini In Presence of the Triumphs – National Gallery – Edward Lucie-Smith

This exhibition at the National Gallery is a landmark event. It brings together a rich selection of paintings, and some drawings, by two of...

10 November 2018

Peter Howson: The play is over – Flowers Gallery – Revd Jonathan Evens

‘Life-destroyer’, ‘get lost’, ‘monkeys’, ‘in bad faith’, ‘malediction’, ‘concealed dungeon’, ‘poison head’, ‘parasite’, ‘disenchantment’, ‘lechery’. The titles of Peter Howson's latest work, in translation...

7 November 2018

Bradley, Burden, Fischer and Pascali Four London Shows – Edward Lucie-Smith

Here, lumped together for the sake of convenience in an overcrowded Autumn season, are four London galleries.

6 November 2018

Lorenzo Lotto Metaphors Through Gestures And Symbols – Edward Lucie-Smith

Tucked away in a group of spaces on the gloomy ground floor of the National Gallery is a superb exhibition that seems likely to...

5 November 2018

Modern Couples Shaped By The Society Of Their Time – Barbican – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Modern Couples show currently at the Barbican has eyes slightly too big for its own – or at any rate for my stomach....

4 November 2018

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EMPIRE 2 Project Moves To Paris – Jude Cowan Montague

As one of the participants in the globe-trotting EMPIRE 2 project, exhibiting the moving image on a world tour, I came to Paris for...

31 October 2018

Klimt And Schiele: Naked Social Disruption – Royal Academy – Edward Lucie-Smith

The R.A.’s show of drawings by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, almost all of them loaned by the Albertina Museum in Vienna, arrives at...

30 October 2018

African American Art vs Art From Africa In London – Edward Lucie-Smith

As is becoming more and more apparent, contemporary art in the United States is becoming increasingly regionalised. Which is to say, identified with one...

29 October 2018

Taylor Wessing Photo Prize 2018 Identity Politics And Culture War – Edward Lucie-Smith

Looking around the NPG’s new Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition, I was immediately reminded of the fact that we are right in the...

28 October 2018

Raqs Media Collective – Caio Locke And Rammellzee Three Reviews – Edward Lucie-Smith

Just as I had begun to despair of the future of video, or of video + installation, as mediums for genuinely convincing contemporary art,...

27 October 2018

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William Hunter: Anatomy of the Modern Museum – Clare Henry 

Celebrating the tercentenary of Glasgow University Hunterian founder, Dr. William Hunter obviously calls for a significant exhibition. This impressive memorable display, immaculately presented, is organised by...

25 October 2018

Edward Burne-Jones Erotic And The Androgynous Tate Britain – Edward Lucie-Smith

I have various reasons for being interested in Edward Burne-Jones. Some are purely personal. For example, I happen to live in the area of...

22 October 2018

Georg Baselitz And Afro Gesture vs Figuration – Edward Lucie-Smith

It’s depressing how rapidly once-big art stars manage to fade nowadays. You blink your eyes, and suddenly they’re gone.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Hix Award 2018 - Exhibition

Previews

14 November 2018

Compass 2018: Live Art And Interactive Encounters Across Leeds

The biennial Compass Festival in Leeds, a ten-day programme of live art encounters and interaction returns this week. Artistic Directors Annie Lloyd and Peter...

13 November 2018

Michael Craig-Martin Royal Academy Collaboration Announced For Windsor Vero Beach

The iconic British artist Michael Craig-Martin will present an exhibition of painting, sculpture and prints at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, opening...

12 November 2018

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Major Keith Haring Exhibition For Tate Liverpool In June 2019

Looks like Tate Liverpool has once again trumped (if that word is still acceptable) Tate Modern or in fact all of the major London Galleries...

6 November 2018

Bahrain Art Week London 2018 November Dates Announced

Accumulation: Legacy and Memory will bring the best of contemporary and modern art from Bahrain to London for the third edition of Bahrain Art...

4 November 2018

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Camille Henrot: Scientific History And Creation Story Mash Up – Revd Jonathan Evens 

Twenty-one video and film installations, 11 hours plus of imagery created by today’s most radical image makers and at the beginning is an installation...

24 October 2018

Lee Krasner Breathes Colour Into The Barbican This Spring

The first retrospective exhibition in Europe of Lee Krasner for over 50 years is opening in May 2019 at the Barbican.

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.

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...

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...

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...

 

Features

12 November 2018

Annely Juda Celebrates 50 Years – A Recollection by Marina Vaizey

In Praise of the Art Shop - Marina Vaizey looks back on 50 years of the Annely Juda gallery.

8 November 2018

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The Only Word Is Art – Michael Petry Interview – Paul Carter Robinson

Michael Petry is a visual artist whose works often leads him to write about the topics of his artistic attention.

3 November 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Beneath The Crumbling Pillars Of The Divine – Paul Black

Artlyst has recently visited Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, to walk among the monumental towers of one of Anselm Kiefer's most iconic of works, The Seven...

25 October 2018

Mario Merz – HangarBicocca: Nomadic Bodies In Synchronous Orbits – Paul Black

Artlyst has visited Pirelli HangarBicocca Milan, which is currently presenting the iconic igloos of the late Mario Merz

22 October 2018

Katharina Grosse Interview – Grand Palais FIAC 2018 – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Artist Katharina Grosse is the Gagosian guest of honour at the FIAC this 2018

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...

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

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...

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...

 

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