Search Results for "John Virtue"

19 September 2018

John Virtue At Fortnum’s – Alfredo Roldan At Pontone – Edward Lucie-Smith

At the moment the London art scene is not rich in bright young artists, elbowing their elders aside, eager to make themselves visible.

Unseen John Virtue Paintings To Be Unveiled At Fortnum’s X Frank 2018

Fortnum & Mason will be continuing their annual artistic collaboration Fortnum’s X Frank 2018 (FXF18), 10th September – 20th October

24 March 2014


John Virtue: The Sea

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is delighted to present John Virtue – The Sea, an exhibition featuring a spectacular n­­ew body of work...

16 October 2011


Film screening: John Virtue – London paintings

This wonderful documentary chronicles Virtue’s decision to accept the request from the National Gallery to paint the landscape of London.  Virtue is a landscape...

2 June 2019


John Bellany Alan Davie Spiritual Joy and Magic – Revd Jonathan Evens

In 1983 John Bellany painted a double portrait depicting himself alongside Alan Davie. These two influential artists are Scotland's best-known post-war artists. Cradle of...

25 April 2016


Prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2016 Artists Announced

First held in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize is the UK’s best-known painting competition and is named after Sir John Moores (1896 –...

7 August 2012


John Travolta’s White Suit Comes Out Of The Closet

London – The iconic white 3-piece suit worn by John Travolta as Tony Manero on the disco dance floor in the classic 1977 film...

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...

29 May 2018


Collishaw, Rego and Wylie Shortlisted For 2018 Southbank Award

The South Bank Sky Arts Award (originally The South Bank Show Award) has announced the three shortlisted visual artists for the 2018 award. 

20 July 2015


Various Artists: Summer Exhibition 2015

Marlborough Fine Art is delighted to announce a summer show of works by artists: Avigdor Arikha, Frank Auerbach, Louise Bourgeois, Christopher Bramham, Steven Campbell,...

1 July 2015


Summer Exhibition 2015

Marlborough Fine Art is delighted to announce a summer show of works by artists: Avigdor Arikha, Frank Auerbach, Louise Bourgeois, Christopher Bramham, Steven Campbell,...

19 July 2013


Summer Group Exhibition 2013


10 July 2021


Banal Public Statues – We Deserve Better – Edward Lucie-Smith

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...

Great Artworks Explained A New Video Series By James Payne

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.

19 April 2020


Salvador Dalí The Enigma of Faith – Revd Jonathan Evens

Salvador Dalí was an enigma, perhaps never more so than in his engagement with religion. An exhibition currently touring the US demonstrates the divided...

22 March 2020


Art And Corona What happens Afterwards – Edward Lucie-Smith

As the contemporary art world goes dark, and as galleries - official spaces and commercial ones - slam shut their doors, one inevitably starts...

9 February 2020

Hugh Mendes: The Inverted Gaze – Sue Hubbard

In 1972 John Berger suggested that “The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled.” The male gaze, he argued in...

18 June 2018

Art Basel 2018 Round-Up Reports Buoyant Sales At Core Event

Art Basel Switzerland which is always an important barometer in the art market has reported that some of the world’s premier galleries experienced remarkable...

31 March 2018

London Art Review Round-Up April 2018 – Paul Carey Kent

The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London for April 2018. Paul currently freelances...

25 April 2017

Hauser & Wirth Launch Wearable Art Commissioned From Fifteen Well Known Artists

Hauser & Wirth New York have opened a new exhibition of wearable art objects commissioned from fifteen well-known artists.

26 February 2017

Crash Goes The American Dream c1930 RA Unveil Timely Painting Exhibition

Exhibitions in major galleries are usually planned years ahead. So it is the Royal Academy’s good fortune that their two excellent shows Revolution: Russian...

10 August 2016


Bella Easton A Journey Of Complementary Opposites New Exhibition

A new show in Mayfair of work by the remarkable Bella Easton develops, replicates and reflects on apparently straightforward scenes from everyday life. This body...

5 May 2016


Stanley Spencer: Early Drawings To Be Displayed In Hepworth Wakefield Exhibition

The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire’s award-winning art gallery,  has uncovered a sketchbook by the artist Stanley Spencer dating from 1907 containing the earliest known drawings and a...

14 October 2014


Rodolfo Villaplana The Naked And The Nude New MOCA London Exhibition

The young Venezuelan painter, Rodolfo Villaplana, aims to create a synthesis of abstraction and naturalistic figuration.  A big ask, you might think? He shows...

9 October 2014


Effie Gray: Sensual Rossetti Masterpiece Venus Verticordia Auctioned At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s will be offering Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s watercolour version of Venus Verticordia in London on 10 December 2014. The Pre-Raphaelite artist’s obsession with luscious...

29 September 2014


Fighting History

This exhibition focuses on the conflict, martyrdom and catastrophe found in history painting from the eighteenth century to the present day. In England, history painting first...

9 June 2014


Constant Dullaart: Stringendo Vanishing Mediators


5 October 2013

10 Must See London Art Exhibitions For October 2013

Paul Carey-Kent picks the best of the crop for October 2013 What to choose in such a busy month? Most major spaces have a...

28 December 2012


Contemporary Artists, Critics and Industry Insiders Who Have Died In 2012

In Memoriam: 2012 has been a devastating year by virtue of the numbers of truly remarkable artists, critics, curators, gallerists and industry insiders that...

25 July 2012

London Photography Exhibition Round Up – July 2012

Tis the season of the group show, so it is refreshing when a gallery attempts to use this format to create a dynamic exhibition...

11 July 2012


Impressive Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Exhibition Opens- Review

There’s a freshness to the show of this year’s nominees for the Deutsche Borse prize at the Photographer’s gallery. Whereas in recent years the...