21 April 2021

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Researchers Create Whitest White Paint – Maurizio Cattelan At Pirelli HangarBicocca – Yoko Ono Unveils Wish Tree In Washington

Researchers Create Whitest White Paint – Yoko Ono Unveils Wish Tree In Washington – Maurizio Cattelan At Pirelli HangarBicocca 

15 April 2021

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Netflix Takes On Gardner Museum Heist – Why Saudi Arabia Refused To Loan Salvator Mundi – theVOV A New Virtual Arts Ecosystem

Netflix Takes On Gardner Museum Heist – Why Saudi Arabia Refused To Loan Salvator Mundi – theVOV A New Virtual Arts Ecosystem

13 April 2021

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Google Doodle: Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates 151 Years

 As we have been hibernation for over a year, Google Doodle Celebrates 151 Years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Better late than never.

10 April 2021

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Venice Curator Luca Berta Explains Latest Biennale Private Venue Restrictions – Interview

In light of the changes introduced by Venice town council, it is becoming increasingly difficult for private exhibition spaces

9 April 2021

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Tracey Emin Announces Bladder Cancer All Clear 

In an extensive interview with BBC’s Newsnight, Tracey Emin, 57, has spoken candidly about her three-month all clear milestone.

8 April 2021

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Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

7 April 2021

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Van Gogh and Hals Theft Arrest – Bayeux Tapestry Loan In Jeopardy – $55m Picasso At Christie’s

Van Gogh and Hals Theft Arrest – Bayeux Tapestry Loan In Jeopardy – $55m Picasso At Christie’s

6 April 2021

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Venice Biennale: Council Bans Private Spaces – Thomas Gainsborough Masterpiece Discovered – Lady Petchey Sculpture Prize

Venice town council is trying to make it impossible to rent private exhibition spaces during the Venice Biennale and the Architecture Biennale. 

6 April 2021

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Art Night 2021 Announces UK Wide Fifth Edition Programme

Art Night, London’s favourite contemporary art festival, will celebrate its fifth edition by taking place in locations across the United Kingdom for the first time this summer.

4 April 2021

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Sean Scully: Philosophical Poetic Pastoral The 12 / Dark Windows – Revd Jonathan Evens

Sean Scully has created new works for this exhibition in the world in which we currently live, with ‘the existential threat from COVID

2 April 2021

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MSCHF Artist Collective: NIKE Blocks Sale Of Modified 666 Satan Shoes 

MSCHF, have lost their case against Nike over a controversial line of ‘Satan Shoes’ containing a drop of real human blood in the soles.

1 April 2021

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David Mach RA Unveils 100 Mile Scottish Border Wall Project

Construction has started on the ‘Irn Curtain’, a 100-mile artwork by the Turner Prize-nominated artist David Mach RA

26 March 2021

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Warhol Foundation Loses Lynn Goldsmith Prince Appropriation Appeal

A Court of Appeals in New York has ruled that Andy Warhol did not make ‘fair use’ of the original Lynn Goldsmith 1981 photograph

26 March 2021

Spencer Tunick Creates Naked Lockdown Zoom Happening

Stay Apart Together is a naked conference call by the internationally known artist Spencer Tunick. The artist is recognised for his global nude happenings. 

Middle East Art News: Sacha Jafri Sells Massive Painting For £45m – Art Dubai Launches – Qatar Museums Unveil Inaugural Tasweer Photo Festival

The world’s largest painting, created by a little-known British artist Sacha Jafri, has been sold at auction in Dubai for £45m to  French crypto businessman Andre Abdoune.

24 March 2021

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David McCabe Who Documented Warhol’s Factory For A Year Dies

David McCabe, who has died at age 80, was best-know for his photos taken over a year, documenting Andy Warhol’s Factory.

23 March 2021

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Banksy Game Changer Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities

Banksy ‘Game Changer’ painting Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities At Christie’s in London

23 March 2021

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Disgraced Sackler Family To Have Name Removed From Dozens of Museums

Why do I feel so much vitriol towards the Sackler family? Could it be that after 450,000 opioid-related deaths…

18 March 2021

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New London Gallery Weekend Announced For June 2021 – Christie’s Drops Impressionist Nomenclatures – Marina Abramović Guest Curates WePresent Series

New London Gallery Weekend Announced For June 2021 Christie’s Drops Impressionist Nomenclatures Marina Abramović Guest Curates WePresent Series

18 March 2021

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Liverpool Biennial Unveils 11th Edition Outside Chapter

Liverpool Biennial has unveiled the first ‘outside’ chapter of the 11th edition, The Stomach and the Port, ahead of the public opening on 20 March

17 March 2021

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Cy Twombly Foundation Louvre Lawsuit – Nazi Era Klimt Painting Returned – Gerhard Richter Holocaust Panels Permanent Loan

Cy Twombly Foundation Louvre Lawsuit – Nazi Era Klimt Painting Returned – Gerhard Richter Holocaust Panels Permanent Loan

16 March 2021

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Klaus Littmann Exposes London Design Biennial’s Forestation Appropriation

Klaus Littmann has expressed his concern about the similarity of a new project by the British stage designer Es Devlin for the London Design Biennial 2021

15 March 2021

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Damien Hirst Releases 10k NFT Drawings With HENI – Only 4% Of Auction Sales Are Women Artists – Former Fulham Town Hall To Host Art Exhibitions

Damien Hirst Releases NFT – Only 4% Of Auction Sales Are Women Artists – Former Fulham Town Hall Hosts Art Exhibitions

12 March 2021

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Heather Phillipson’s Tate Britain Commission – Early Yayoi Kusama Works Auctioned – Luma Arles Creative Campus To Open In June 

Heather Phillipson’s Tate Britain Commission – Early Yayoi Kusama Works Auctioned – Luma Arles Creative Campus To Open In June 

11 March 2021

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Christie’s £50m NFT Milestone – Senior Curator Mark Godfrey Quits Tate – Cindy Sherman Moves To Hauser & Wirth

Christie’s £50m NFT Milestone – Senior Curator Mark Godfrey Quits Tate – Cindy Sherman Moves To Hauser & Wirth

10 March 2021

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Banksy Game Changer Mural Donated To The NHS Auctioned

A mural by the elusive Street Artist Banksy titled ‘Game Changer’ will go under the auction hammer at Christie’s

10 March 2021

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Antony Gormley’s Angel Of The North – Listing Application Rejected

The Twentieth Century Society is ‘dismayed’ following an application to list Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North was turned down by Historic England.

9 March 2021

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Meet The Latest Shortlist For Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth Commissions

Sadiq Khan, The Mayor of London, has announced the six artists who have been shortlisted for Trafalgar Square’s future Fourth Plinth commissions: They are: Nicole Eisenman, Samson Kambalu, Goshka Macuga, Ibrahim Mahama, Teresa Margolles and Paloma Varga Weisz. 

8 March 2021

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Duggie Fields British Artist And Fashion Icon Dies Age 75

Duggie Fields, who died yesterday, was one of the new figurative painters that defined Britain in the 1970s and 80s. His work was internationally influential, especially his graphic sensibility.

5 March 2021

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Banksy Paints Escaping Oscar Wilde Mural For LGBTQ+ History Month

Banksy has confirmed that he was behind an artwork that appeared on a wall at HM Reading Prison earlier in the week.

4 March 2021

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Kathryn Maple Wins Prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 

Kathryn Maple has won the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2020 with her vibrant work, The Common. The Walker Art Gallery announced the recipients today.

3 March 2021

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak Announces £408m Injection For Arts Sector 

After suffering the worst financial crisis in 300 years Rishi Sunak, the UK’s Chancellor has promised to give the arts sector over £400m to prop up a failing industry starved of an audience due to the COVID Pandemic.