6 April 2019

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Manhattan’s Newest Arts Centre The Shed Opens

The Shed, Manhattan’s newest arts centre has opened to rave reviews. Despite local condemnation calling the rest of the development of glass and steel skyscrapers bland and dated.

Jimmie Durham Receives 58th Venice Biennale Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award

Jimmie Durham has been announced the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia

Paint by Numbers Hobby kit Originator Dan Robbins Dies Age 93

The artist behind ‘Paint-by-Numbers’ hobby kits Dan Robbins has died at age 93. He passed away Sylvania, Ohio. Robbins worked for paint products firm the Palmer Paint Company of Detroit Michigan in the 1940s when he invented the kits. By the 1950s millions were being sold across the US, and it ignited a craze for […]

4 April 2019

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Christo Gets Green Light To Cover Arc de Triomphe Paris

The artist Christo has announced that he has received permission from the French government and the country’s Center for National Monuments to wrap the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris.

3 April 2019

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Laure Prouvost To Produce New Art On The Underground Commission

The French/British artist Laure Prouvost has been commissioned by Art on the Underground to create a major new artwork. This ambitious city-wide series of posters will take-over advertising sites across all 270 London Underground stations will be her first UK public commission.

19 March 2019

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Foundling Museum: HRH Duchess of Cambridge Becomes Royal Patron

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has announced that she is to become a patron of London’s Foundling Museum.

18 March 2019

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Mike Nelson Unveils The Asset Strippers A Tate Britain Sculpture Commission

Tate Britain has unveiled a major new commissioned work by Mike Nelson. The Asset Strippers has been created for the annual Tate Britain Commission, supported by Sotheby’s, which invites artists to create a new artwork in response to the grand space of the Duveen Galleries. Mike Nelson has transformed the heart of Tate Britain into […]

11 March 2019

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Kara Walker To Create Next Hyundai Commission At Tate Modern

The African American Artist Kara Walker has been selected to create the next annual Hyundai Commission at Tate Modern.

ArtBAB Presents A Powerhouse of International Galleries And Artists

Get ready for the fourth edition of Bahrain’s leading art fair, ArtBAB. The 2019 event will be presenting 16 international galleries from Buenos Aires to Kuala Lumpur.

26 February 2019

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RCA And UAL Ranked Top Art Universities In The World

London art and design schools have again topped the list for the best in the world. They landed the top two spots for excellence according to global rankings presented by the ninth annual QS University Rankings, a rating agency

25 February 2019

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Ghana Announces All Star First National Pavilion For Venice Biennale

Sir David Adjaye OBE will design the architecture for the first Ghana Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Arte 2019. It will take place under the patronage of Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and advised by Okwui Enwezer.

20 February 2019

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Cranach the Elder Venus Masterpiece Gifted To National Gallery

Visitors to the National Gallery are in for a treat as they will be able to view a new acquisition by one of the Renaissance’s most significant figures. Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472–1553) Venus and Cupid (1529) painted in the early 16th century, will be displayed in Room 4 and is an essential addition to […]

12 February 2019

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Fatos Ustek Appointed Director Of Liverpool Biennial

Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial.

2 February 2019

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Recommended London Art Exhibitions February 2019 – Paul Carey- Kent

The noted art writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows for London Art Exhibitions February 2019.

26 January 2019

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ArtBAB 2019 Pushes Technology To The Next Level

ArtBAB 2019 plans to push technology to the next level at the 2019 edition of the region’s highly influential fair.

25 January 2019

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Lubaina Himid CBE Elected Royal Academician

It’s been a fantastic run of accolades for the Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid CBE who has been elected as a Royal Academician in the category of Painting

11 January 2019

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Jock McFadyen RA Announced As Coordinator Of 251st Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The Scottish painter, Jock McFadyen RA will be the coordinator of the 251st Summer Exhibition in 2019.

9 January 2019

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The Shed NY Unveils Buildings Named After Patrons Bloomberg And Tisch

The Shed has announced the opening date and building names for New Yorks newest not for profit artspace.

18 December 2018

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Anglo-Saxon Pendant Voted Britain’s favourite In Art Fund’s 2018 Poll

The winner of the UK’s most popular acquisition in 2018 is an Anglo-Saxon gold pendant, found in Winfarthing, Norfolk and purchased by Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

7 December 2018

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Art Car Boot Fair Xmas Edition 2018 Sunday 9th December

The Art Car Boot Fair Xmas elves are working hard to ensure that the fabulous venue The Workshop London is overflowing with artworks and wares and plenty of festive spirit! They promise that there will be something for everyone and at a price everyone can afford. If you are looking for something special and original, […]

7 December 2018

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Living Coral Unveiled As Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral has been selected as the institution’s colour of the year.

6 December 2018

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Pussy Riot: Russia Ordered To Pay $55,000 For Human Rights Violations

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against the Russian Government in the case of Punk activist band Pussy Riot, whose members include Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina.

4 December 2018

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Charlotte Prodger Wins Turner Prize Videodrone-A-Thon 2018

This year’s Turner Prize winner 2018 has been awarded to Charlotte Prodger a Glasgow-based video artist whose work deals with identity and place. She was nominated for her solo exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall.

4 December 2018

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Jerwood Charitable Foundation Announces Twelve Recipients Of £100K Fund

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation has announced the 12 recipients of awards and commissions that will form the 2019 visual arts development and exhibition programme at Jerwood Space, London and on tour nationally. The total value of grants directly awarded to artists is over £100k.

27 November 2018

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Hauser & Wirth Announce Independent Not For Profit Art Institute

Iwan Wirth, and Manuela Wirth, the Co-Founders of Hauser & Wirth, along with Marc Payot have announced the establishment of Hauser & Wirth Institute, an independent, non-profit private operating foundation dedicated to supporting art historical scholarship and to preserving and advancing the legacies of modern and contemporary artists through enabling greater public access to their […]

25 November 2018

Freelands Foundation Announce £100k Female-Artist Award To Veronica Ryan At Spike Island

The Freelands Foundation has announced Spike Island as the third recipient of the annual £100,000 Freelands Award.

20 November 2018

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation Announces Awards To UK Visual Artists And Composers

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation have unveiled the Ten visual artists and composers living and working in the UK who will each receive £60,000 with no strings attached, making this the largest and most flexible award for individual artists in the UK.

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, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans. Each artist created a new work for display in the exhibition.

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 and Mark Ruwedel.

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 Nouvel, will open to the public on March 28, 2019,

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 in 2018.

26 October 2018

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Jeff Koons Ashmolean Exhibition Announced For February 2019

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