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 to join a new environmentally focused initiative created by Wavelength Foundation. 

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 by mounting the first serious show of the late great graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958–1990).

12 November 2018

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Paris Photo Closes 22nd Edition With Robust Sales And Optimism 

Paris Photo, the well established fair dedicated to the photographic medium, closed the doors to its 22nd edition on Sunday 11 November

10 November 2018

Living War Memorial Artist-led Campaign Save Avenue Of Trees

An Artist-led campaign to save a street dubbed the ‘Living War Memorial’ has resulted in a dramatic victory for a community stirred into art-activism

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 and Mark Ruwedel.

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 her appointment in Spring 2019.

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.

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 collection to fund wider plans to include immigrant and refugee artists from all global backgrounds.

28 October 2018

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Gillian Wearing Exhibition Celebrating Her Parliament Square Millicent Fawcett Statue Announced

Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently- unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament Square, London.

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 the Hunterian Art Gallery in collaboration with Yale’s Centre for British Art where it travels next Spring. 

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.

24 October 2018

Ugo Rondinone Unveils Fluorescent Magic Mountain Sculpture In Liverpool

Ugo Rondinone has unveiled his latest work commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool was unveiled Tuesday 23 October 2018, by the artist. The large-scale, outdoor work entitled Liverpool Mountain is Rondinone’s first public artwork in the UK.

21 October 2018

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Alternative Miss World: Logan’s Long Running Peace & Love Happening

The Alternative Miss World Pageant which took place at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Saturday night was a triumph of artistic anarchy.

19 October 2018

Grayson Perry Unveils Major Monnaie de Paris Exhibition During FIAC Week

The Monnaie de Paris is presenting the first French solo exhibition of the Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry (born 1960).

18 October 2018

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FIAC 2018 Paris Opens For 45th Edition At Grand Palais – Guide

The 45th edition of FIAC 2018 has opened in Paris and runs from 18 to 21 October 2018. This year’s fair hosts 193 galleries in the nave and exhibition rooms of the Grand Palais. The 2018 selection – including many of the most influential specialists worldwide in the fields of modern art, contemporary art and […]

18 October 2018

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Tate Collective Unveil Public Art Commissions Celebrating Key Women Across London

An exhibition of 20 newly-commissioned artworks celebrating London women was unveiled in public spaces across the city today Thursday 18 October. In conjunction with the Mayor of London and the London Tate Collective team

17 October 2018

Banksy Sotheby’s Shredder Stunt Was All Smoke And Mirrors

Was the art stunt of the century carried out by the Street Artist Banksy on the 5th of October an elaborate magic trick? or was it an expression of true anarchy? Much of the world now knows that a stencil spray-painting self-destructed when the frame turned into a paper shredder

13 October 2018

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Tracey Emin Wins Commission For Seven Metre High Sculpture In Oslo

A newly commissioned artwork by the British Artist Tracey Emin has been approved for installation on the Oslo harbour.

12 October 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Unveils First Permanent UK Sculpture: First Photos – Paul Black

Artlyst has recently travelled to Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, the site of the first permanent UK sculpture from Turn Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread.

11 October 2018

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Frieze Week 2018 Through The Shredder – Zoltan Alexander

During Frieze Week 2018, amongst hundreds of art openings throughout the city, the most brilliant event was last Friday night at Sotheby’s when Banksy’s beloved iconic painting “Girl With Balloon” was auto-shredded by its own frame just minutes after the hammer came down on an auction record of £1.04m.

10 October 2018

Mat Collishaw Exhibits Elizabeth I Inspired Installation In Greenwich

A major new installation by internationally acclaimed British artist, Mat Collishaw has been unveiled at The Queen’s House, Greenwich.

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 has unveiled the most comprehensive exhibition of this 16th-century Netherlandish painter ever compiled.

5 October 2018

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Grenfell Victim Khadija Saye Estate Prints Go Under The Hammer At Christie’s

Two works by Grenfell victim Khadija Saye are to go under the hammer today at Christie’s

4 October 2018

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Has Frieze Become More About Instagram and Less About Art?

I’m what you could call a seasoned Frieze regular. I may have missed the first London fair but I was soon sucked into the great black hole of mega-international art fairs and beamed myself out beyond London to Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach, not to mention the first Frieze in New York. Galleries […]

3 October 2018

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Frieze Tate Fund Announce 2018 Artist Acquisitions

The Frieze Tate Fund founded in 2003 and now in its third year as Endeavor has enabled £150,000 to be made available to purchase artworks for Tate. The acquired works by emerging and leading international artists are exhibited in London, Liverpool and St Ives.

1 October 2018

Tania Bruguera Creates Hyundai Commission Inspired By Shifting Migration

Cuban Artist Tania Bruguera has opened, today 1 October the third presentation of the highly ambitious Tate Exchange programme alongside this year’s Hyundai Commission, also created by the artist.

27 September 2018

Jeff Koons Sued For Appropriated Naf Naf Image Fait d’Hiver

Franck Davidovici, the creative director of the clothing brand Naf Naf who is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the artist Jeff Koons has had his day in a Paris court.