21 May 2018

Geta Bratescu Creates 28th Pocket Tube Map Art

London: Dynamic new work by the Romanian artist Geta Brătescu features on the 28th edition of the Pocket Tube map, for Art on the Underground.

16 May 2018

Dali Mae West Lips Sofa Saved For Nation By V&A

Back in 2017, we wrote that John Glen the UK’s Arts Minister had placed a temporary export bar on an iconic Salvador Dalí and Edward James designed sofa known as ‘Mae West Lips’.

15 May 2018

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Griffin Gallery To Close As Elephant Magazine Expands Media Empire

The Griffin Gallery in West London which has been a stalwart of inspiring exhibitions and programmes is to close its doors on 24 May.

11 May 2018

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Stik To Erect Gender Neutral Sculpture In Hoxton Square

Stik, is an instantly recognisable and much loved London based Street Artist. His style is known for depicting brightly coloured figures which appear on murals from London to New York to Japan.

7 May 2018

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Kanal Centre Pompidou Brussels Launches In Former Art Deco Citroën Garage

The French Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen inaugurated a temporary exhibition launching the Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels’ museum of contemporary art.

2 May 2018

New Museum NY Partners With Store X For London Frieze Week

The Store X and the New Museum have announced “Strange Days: Memories of the Future”

1 May 2018

Museum Of The Year 2018 Shortlist Announced By Art Fund

Art Fund has announced their shortlist of five UK museums selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, the world’s largest and most prestigious prize for museums.

26 April 2018

Tate Announces 2018 Turner Prize Shortlist Online – But Was It An Accident?

London: Tate Britain has announced the 2018 shortlist for the Turner Prize on their website, this evening 25 April. 

25 April 2018

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Long-list Announced: John Moores 60th Anniversary Painting Prize 2018

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has announced the 60 artists whose paintings will feature in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition, marking 60 years of the UK’s longest-established painting prize.

16 April 2018

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Helen Cammock Wins Whitechapel’s Max Mara Art Prize for Women

Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery. 

Gillian Ayres Leading British Abstract Painter Dies Age 88

Gillian Ayres was one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation has died age 88.

11 April 2018

BP Portrait Award 2018 Shortlist Revealed At NPG

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has revealed the four artists shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2018. The award will be presented on 11 June 2018.

10 April 2018

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Tracey Emin Unveils Pro-Europe Neon Art At St Pancras International

Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The installation titled,

4 April 2018

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Arts Council Collection Acquire More Women Artists In 2017-18

The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by 25 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2017-18.

27 March 2018

Duchess of Cambridge Becomes V&A Museum’s First Royal Patron

The V&A has announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has agreed to become Royal Patron to the Museum.

15 March 2018

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Liverpool Biennial Announce Programme For 20th Anniversary Edition

Liverpool Biennial, will mark its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you?

Mexican Architect Frida Escobedo To Design Serpentine Pavilion 2018

Frida Escobedo, a young Mexican architect celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018.

7 February 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Sculpture Chosen For UCL Student Centre

Rachel Whiteread the Turner Prize winning sculptor is returning to the university where she learned her craft to create an artwork that will be a centrepiece of UCL’s new multi-million pound student centre.

1 February 2018

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Serpentine Launches Inaugural Beijing Pavilion Collaboration With JIAKUN Architects

The Serpentine Galleries (London) and WF CENTRAL (Beijing) have announced a major international collaboration: a new architecture Pavilion, designed by JIAKUN Architects

31 January 2018

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Mona Hatoum Presented With Prestigious Annual Art Icon Award 2018

Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) was presented with the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery on Monday 29 January.

26 January 2018

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Turner Prize Winner Martin Boyce Unveils New Commission At Tate Britain 

Martin Boyce the Turner Prize-winning artist has been commissioned to create a new installation outside Tate Britain.

24 January 2018

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Grayson Perry RA Appointed Coordinator Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry RA will be the co-ordinator of the Royal Academy annual Summer Exhibition in June 2018.

18 January 2018

Bayeux Tapestry To Go On Display At British Museum

Sources have told Artlyst today that the Bayeux Tapestry will go on display at British Museum after the French Government agreed it could leave its shores for the first time in 950 years. 

8 January 2018

Matt Hancock Appointed Culture Secretary In May’s Latest Reshuffle

Matt Hancock has been named the new culture secretary replacing Karen Bradley in the cabinet reshuffle which took place Today, Monday, 8th January, following the holiday recess.

29 December 2017

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Richard Long Knighted In New Year’s Honours List 2018

Richard Long, the four-times Turner Prize nominee and one-time winner (1989) has been knighted in the Queens New Year’s honours list.

20 December 2017

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V&A Unveil Uniforms More Suitable For Rambling Than Museuming

V&A staff have new uniforms designed by the British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn. Sorry, Tristram, you could have done much better! You are in fact a museum with a well-respected fashion collection!

13 December 2017

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Landseer Monarch of the Glen Voted Art fund’s Favourite Acquisition 2017

Sir Edwin Landseer’s ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ (c. 1851) at National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, was announced today as winner of the Art Fund Work of 2017.

12 December 2017

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Coventry Plans Diverse and Inclusive UK City Of Culture For 2021

Coventry is still reeling from the good news, last week that they have succeeded in their bid to become the Uk’s City of Culture in 2021.

11 December 2017

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Artist Anthea Hamilton To Undertake 2018 Tate Britain Commission

Tate Britain has announced Anthea Hamilton as the next artist to undertake the Tate Britain Commission.

5 December 2017

Lubaina Himid Wins Prestigious Turner Prize Age 63

The prestigious Turner Prize has been won by Lubaina Himid. At age 63 she is the oldest recipient of the prize since it launched in 1984.

4 December 2017

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Tobias Rehberger To Unveil New Light Installation In Gasholders Kings X

A major new interactive light work by the internationally acclaimed German sculptor, Tobias Rehberger, will be unveiled in January 2018. It is one of a series of ambitious international art commissions created for King’s Cross.

4 December 2017

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Art Basel Parent Company MCH Buys Masterpiece London In Takeover Deal

MCH Group which owns and operates Art Basel has acquired a majority shareholding in Masterpiece London.