Jenny Saville Propped 1992 Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Not long after Jenny Saville had left art school in Glasgow. As yet she was unwritten about and unknown. I was taken aback by its power and wrote a short review for Time Out.

1 December 2020

Eddy Peake In Piccadilly – Freelands Award Announced – Johns / Rauschenberg Collaboration Discovered

Eddy Peake In Piccadilly – Freelands Award Announced – Johns / Rauschenberg Collaboration Discovered

1 December 2020

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Art of the Internet Age Takes Center Stage – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Museum of Modern Art in New York has rehung ‘a full third of its collection….the Art of the Internet Age Takes Center Stage

24 November 2020

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Fatos Üstek Quits Directorship of Liverpool Biennial – Society of Antiquaries Priced Out Of Mayfair – Xora’s Sleeping Protest Aimed At JK Rowling

Fatos Üstek Quits Directorship of Liverpool Biennial – Society of Antiquaries Priced Out Of Mayfair – Xora’s Sleeping Protest Aimed At JK Rowling

23 November 2020

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60% UK Museums Facing Permanent Closure – Banksy vs The Bicycle Thief – Zaha Hadid Estate Settled

Museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK are facing a crisis due to the impact of Covid-19, with six in ten (60%) surveyed worried about their survival.

21 November 2020

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Art Collective Forensic Architecture Analyse The Beirut Port Explosions

Mada Masr invited the art collective Forensic Architecture to examine open-source information, including videos, photographs, and documents to provide a timeline and a precise 3D model to help investigate the events of the Beirut Port Explosions

19 November 2020

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Pace Take Over Empty Blain Southern Premises – Helen Frankenthaler Show For DPG – Austin Osman Spare Painting Discovered

Marc Glimcher, President and CEO of Pace Gallery, has announced plans to expand in London taking over the empty Blain Southern space located at 4 Hanover Square.

17 November 2020

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Chagall’s Largest Artwork Auctioned – Prix Pictet Theme Announced – Jade Montserrat Performs

News In Brief: Chagall’s Largest Artwork Auctioned – Prix Pictet Theme Announced – Jade Montserrat Performs

15 November 2020

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Imelda Marcos’ Botticelli Vanishes – Happy 100 Wayne Thiebaud – Iconic JFK Rockwell Painting Auctioned

News Brief: Imelda Marcos’ Botticelli Vanishes – Happy 100 Wayne Thiebaud – Iconic JFK Rockwell Painting Auctioned

12 November 2020

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John Waters Gift To Baltimore Museum – Spain’s Latest Horrific Art Restoration – CINOA Begs UNESCO For Art Trade Cooperation

An Open Letter From CINOA Congratulates UNESCO for their 50-year anniversary of the 1970 Convention but pleads for better representation of the facts and better cooperation for the art trade

12 November 2020

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National Gallery And Nikon Announce Online Content Partnership – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next 12 months,’ so the press release tells one, ‘will see the National Gallery work with Nikon on a broad schedule of online content all aimed at letting people take inspiration from one of the greatest art collections in the world

10 November 2020

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Feminist Icon Mary Wollstonecraft Gets Statue – Deutsche Börse Prize Shortlist – Stanley Spencer’s Last Self-Portrait

Feminist Icon Mary Wollstonecraft Gets Statue – Deutsche Börse Prize Shortlist – Stanley Spencer’s Last Self-Portrait

10 November 2020

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Judy Chicago Launches Smoke Sculpture Her First Virtual Artwork

Judy Chicago along with Light Art Space (LAS) is launching the first virtual artwork by this acclaimed American artist.

9 November 2020

Kara Walker Boots Trump Out – Sotheby’s Latest Lawsuit – Eileen Agar Whitechapel Show

Kara Walker Boots Trump Out – Eileen Agar Whitechapel Show – Sotheby’s Latest Lawsuit

5 November 2020

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Marina Abramović Opera – Big Issue Artist Guitar Sale – Helmut Newton At Hamiltons

Performance artist, Marina Abramović, will premiere a new film version of her iconic opera, The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas (2020), on a series of massive screens at the entrance to Tottenham Court Road Station. The free event will take place next year in central London. 

3 November 2020

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Grayson Perry’s Dead Wood Comment – Donald Trump’s Political Obituary – Taylor Wessing All Women Shortlist

Has Grayson gone mad? Has Trump lost it?  Is Taylor Wessing heading for an all-women final. All the news in brief

1 November 2020

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Jasper Johns Flag Print Valued At $1m Donated To The British Museum 

A print by the American Pop artist Jasper Johns depicting an American flag has been donated to the British Museum. Jasper Johns’s Flags I (1973) was gifted to London’s most popular Museum by the New York-based collectors Johanna and Leslie Garfield.

31 October 2020

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All UK Museums, Galleries and Auction Houses Ordered To Shut Down

Information on new national restrictions from the Gov.UK website state closures from 5 November of Museums Galleries and Auction Houses

30 October 2020

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Jeff Koons – Philip Guston 2022 – Manifesta Cancelled – Artlyst News In Brief

Welcome to Artlyst’s brand new ‘news feature’. We hope this rolling brief will keep you informed and up to date with all of the daily breaking art news.

29 October 2020

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Presents Her First Major Survey At Tate Britain

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Presents Her First Major Survey Tate Britain

28 October 2020

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Tracey Emin Reveals Bladder Cancer Surgery Ahead Of RA Show

Tracey Emin, the YBA artist, best known for her Turner Prize-nominated ‘Unmade Bed’ has revealed that she has been suffering from bladder cancer. Last summer, a cancerous tumour was found after suffering severe pain in her abdomen. She said.

28 October 2020

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Mark Godfrey Guston Now Exhibition Curator Suspended By Tate

Tate has suspended Mark Godfrey, their Senior Curator of International Art and curator of the highly anticipated ‘Philip Guston Now’ exhibition for speaking out on his Instagram account concerning the gallery’s decision to postpone the show until 2024.

26 October 2020

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Stik Creates A New Diversity Commission Fund For Hackney Public Sculptures

The popular Street Artist Stik has created a new fund for Hackney that will commission artists to create public sculptures reflecting the diverse communities of the borough.

23 October 2020

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Marian Goodman To Close London Gallery – Is This The Tip Of The Iceberg?

Marian Goodman is to close her London gallery. A statement released today explained, “Dramatic changes” in the art world propelled the decision.

22 October 2020

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Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s

Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s

21 October 2020

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Russell Tovey To Judge Turner Prize 2021 In Coventry City Of Culture

The 2021 Turner Prize will be presented at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry as part of the city’s UK City of Culture 2021 celebrations. The exhibition of the Prize’s four shortlisted artists will be presented from 29 September 2021 to 12 January 2022 with the announcement of the winner on 1 December 2021.

17 October 2020

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New Banksy Nottingham Mural Confirmed – Find Out Where

A new work by the elusive graffiti artist Banksy has been confirmed in Nottingham. The work outside a beauty salon is on the junction of Rothesay Avenue and Ilkeston Road in Lenton

14 October 2020

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Meet Simone Leigh: First African-American Woman To Represent US At Venice Biennale

Simone Leigh has sculpted her way into the history books as the first African-American woman artist to be chosen to represent the U.S

12 October 2020

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Art Fund Steps In With Shared 200K Museum Of The Year Award

The Art Fund, the Uk’s largest arts charity have announced the biggest prize for museums in the world with a special edition of The Museum of the Year Award

12 October 2020

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Now National Galleries Scotland Drops Anthony d’Offay Association

National Galleries Scotland (NGS) has joined Tate in suspending all contact with the influential art dealer and collector Anthony d’Offay.

Artist Frank Bowling Knighted In Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020

Congratulations to Frank Bowling now Sir Richard Sheridan Franklin Bowling Kt ,OBE, RA, the Guyana-born British artist. His paintings relate to Abstract expressionism, Color Field painting and Lyrical Abstraction. In honour of this award, Artlyst is rerunning Sue Hubbard’s excellent review of his show at Tate Britain in 2019.

9 October 2020

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Duncan Grant: Bloomsbury Group Artist’s Lost Homo-Erotic Drawings Discovered

A cache of over four hundred homo-erotic drawings by the Bloomsbury artist Duncan Grant has been found decades after experts believed they had been destroyed.