18 May 2022

Cecilia Alemani’s Powerful Harmonious Venice Biennale – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was curious to see how the Curator Cecilia Alemani – one of the few female curators of the Biennale, was going to address the pandemic of the last two years and how this historical moment we all went through was going to be reflected in one of the most important non-commercial Art rendez-vous.

The Return Of A Post Pandemic Art Brussels – Paul Carey Kent

Art Brussels sprouts back to life after two years missed for Covid, from 28 April – 1 May.

4 May 2022

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Andrew Marr Talks Painting Not Politics With Ria Higgins

Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition in London, he talks to Ria Higgins about where it all started and why he refuses to be known for only one thing. 

Venice To London May 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity’s historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying biblical narrative onto the present.

Martin Parr: Interview of the Month May 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.

28 April 2022

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Cornelia Parker: Cold Dark Matter 1991 – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Cornelia Parker exploded a garden shed with the help of the British army. She’d contacted them for advice and was invited to the Army School of Ammunition

59th Venice Biennale: Twelve Things To See On-Site – Paul Carter Robinson

I have just returned from the 59th Venice Biennale, which was thrown off course by a year due to the pandemic.

26 April 2022

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Eight Of The Best Collateral Events – 59th Venice Biennale – Lee Sharrock

Writer and PR Consultant Lee Sharrock has selected eight of the best collateral events taking place in Venice during the 59th Biennale.

17 April 2022

Venice Biennale 2022: Official Collateral Events Guide – Artlyst

This year, the Venice Biennale offers 30 official collateral events that the curators have sanctioned. They will run at the same time as the Biennale.

16 April 2022

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59th Venice Biennale One Stop Guide To Artists Curators And Pavilions – Artlyst

The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled ‘The Milk of Dreams’, from Saturday April 23 to Sunday November 27

Glasgow’s Burrell Nearly 40 Years On Gets A New Look – Clare Henry

Back in 1983, on the day the Queen opened the famous Burrell, I reported enthusiastically for the BBC on its unique qualities.

2 April 2022

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David Nash: Interview of the Month April 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Forty years ago, David Nash was the first artist to make work on-site for Yorkshire Sculpture Park –invited by the founding director Peter Murray, who has only just retired.

21 March 2022

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Anish Kapoor: Svayambh – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

In the fine elegance of Burlington House, with all its associations of white privilege, Anish Kapoor’s lumbering train conjured images of India’s overcrowded railway system

16 March 2022

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London’s West End Galleries The Art Of Upstairs Downstairs – Clive Jennings

The traditional epicentre in Cork Street has moved west to Dover Street and Albemarle Street. Soho has always been home to several galleries.

Marilyn Stafford Beyond A Jobbing Photographer – Claudia Barbieri Childs

BRIGHTON: Marilyn Stafford thought of herself as a jobbing photographer; she had a living to earn as a single mother.

1 March 2022

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Rana Begum: Artist Interview of the Month March 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Rana Begum brings her viewers into an interactive world of colour, light and form. Initially, her geometric language could be traced back to cityscapes meeting the patterns of Islamic architecture from her early childhood in Bangladesh.

16 February 2022

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Mexico Art Week A Vibrant Hectic Tour – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for Art Week.

9 February 2022

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My Art Diary And Other Thoughts February 2022  – Revd Jonathan Evens 

9/11, made Rachel Feinstein want to use religious iconography in her work again. The result is Mirror, her current art exhibition at Gagosian.

1 February 2022

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Allison Katz: Interview of the Month February 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre

13 January 2022

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Artist Orlanda Broom In Conversation With Simon Tarrant

Broom’s main painting practice takes two distinct forms: lush, exotic landscapes and abstract pieces

3 January 2022

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Jyll Bradley: Interview of the Month January 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Pardes, the new commission by Jyll Bradley for the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, is not just a sculptural installation but the creation of an inclusive space for public interaction

28 December 2021

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Sarah Maple In Conversation With Oliver Malin – An Artlyst Audio Exclusive

Interview with Artist Sarah Maple: Thankfully this interview series isn’t expected to run with the regularity of the schedule of the Japanese bullet train between Tokyo and Hakata

28 December 2021

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Homage To Wayne Thiebaud – In Conversation With Colin Smith

I had the good fortune to meet Wayne Thiebaud in Sacramento, California. We spent a day together and I was impressed with his kindness and modesty.

20 December 2021

Ai-Da A Robot’s Divine And Comedic Vision Ashmolean Museum – Nico Kos

Ai-Da Robot Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Dante Alighieri was 56 when he gave up the ghost in 1321, just one year after completing his epic, soul searching poem The Divine Comedy; yet in these words, his presence remains “as a mighty flame follows a tiny spark“. A landmark of Italian literature, drawn from his experience in exile […]

18 December 2021

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Marlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde and Bosie – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Marlene Dumas’ portraits of the writer Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and his young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), known as ‘Bosie’, illustrate that social attitudes do change

14 December 2021

Twelve London Art Exhibitions To Energise You in 2022

Artlyst has selected twelve of the most exciting exhibitions promised for 2022 in London. 

24 November 2021

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2021 Pull Out Fair Guide – Artlyst

The last Art Basel Miami Beach to take place was in 2019. It was an optimistic time for the international art world

23 November 2021

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Magnus Plessen: Artist Interview of the Month December 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

The German painter Magnus Plessen tends to paint in thematic groups: in 2016, he showed his ‘1914-1918’ series in London

22 November 2021

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New York Exhibitions November/December 2021 From Jasper Johns To Alex Katz – Ilka Scobie

Ilka Scobie trawls through the best art exhibitions New York currently has to offer. 

20 November 2021

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Cristina Iglesias: Hondalea Donostia San Sebastián A Sensory Adventure – Veronica Simpson

Iglesias (b1956) launched her most ambitious – and many say her best – artwork to date in her home town of Donostia-San Sebastián in June 2021

26 October 2021

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Tania Kovats: Artist Interview of the Month November 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

One can distinguish no fewer than seven diverse yet thematically linked streams of work in Tania Kovats’ show ‘Oceanic’ (at Parafin to 20 November).

18 October 2021

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Frieze And Frieze Masters 2021 Artlyst Chooses Twenty Of The Best

Frieze London was back on course this year, with most dealers putting their best foot forward. You could feel the excitement and ‘antici…pation’