The New Years Honours list 2019 has given a nod to several Visual Artists in this year’s presentation.
The celebrated art historian and nun Sister Wendy Beckett has died at the age of 88, it has been announced. In the 1990s she became one of the most unlikely television stars, the BBC said on their website.
Tate Britain have revealed that it will be purchasing four watercolours by the renowned artist and women’s rights campaigner Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960).
20 December 2018
The official Banksy website has confirmed that a mural which appeared on a Port Talbot wall is the work of the elusive Street Artist. Banksy has had a busy year with work popping up around the globe, a Paris mural To Coincide With World Refugee Day and a 20m high mural in New York to highlight to […]
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.
17 December 2018
A new artistic team has been selected for Manifesta 13 which takes place in Marseille in 2020 by Director of Manifesta, Hedwig Fijen.
PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral has been selected as the institution’s colour of the year.
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.
29 November 2018
Experts have revealed that a photograph long thought to be of the 13-year-old Vincent van Gogh is actually a portrait of his brother Theo van Gogh, aged 15.
Much has been written recently about the problems of the mid-level gallery, and indeed the roll-call of spaces that have closed in the last three years makes grim reading. While the biggest dealers – such as Zwirner, Gagosian or Hauser & Wirth – continue to extend their global empires, smaller players are struggling. Low foot-fall […]
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 […]
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.
19 November 2018
Once again it’s RCA Secret time where the public is invited to try and spot the named artists from the students in order to acquire a mini-masterpiece at a bargain price.
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.
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.
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).
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
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
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).
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.
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.
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,
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
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.
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.
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.
Jeff Koons (b. 1955) will have a major exhibition to be held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in spring 2019.
Christie’s NY will be offering a large Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park series painting from 1985 on November 15.
24 October 2018
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.
The Alternative Miss World Pageant which took place at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Saturday night was a triumph of artistic anarchy.