Artlyst has put together its top ten Christmas works of art for the festive season. This list includes a wide range of Yuletide art, both classical and contemporary, traditional and controversial – so put your Christmas jumper on, pour yourself some Christmas punch, leave the last minute shopping to some other fool, and bury yourself […]
Throughout history artists have created erotic art. Defining erotic art is difficult since perceptions of both what is erotic and what is art fluctuate. A sculpture of a phallus in some African cultures may be considered a traditional symbol of potency though not overtly erotic. In addition, a distinction is often made between erotic art […]
Artlyst has decided to cross the line and ‘name and shame’ local UK councils and public bodies for commissioning some of the most horrendous misuses of bronze and other materials in history. This is entirely a subjective list of visual misdemeanours which have invaded our parks and civic buildings. Some of the works have been […]
We face the world in which it appears ever more likely that a Clash of Civilisations will be played out on the world stage, potentially with weapons of mass destruction, as the axis of the world appears to have shifted significantly in this year of political shocks.
14 December 2016
If you finally have time on your hands to catch up on all the exhibitions now on in London, here’s our handy 2 part guide to what’s on.
How much do you know about the Turner Prize?
Now in its second year, SATELLITE is a rough and ready newcomer, to Miami Art Week. It is the antithesis of the main Basel fair, exhibiting emerging art in its basic form, i.e. no frames or much wall art.
It wasn’t easy to get up this morning after the Moschino party at the Delano but after three large coffees and the prospect of visiting Art Miami and Context I set out to the Miami Beach Convention Centre to pick up the free shuttle bus to the Design District and Wynwoods area of Miami. It […]
6 December 2016
Here we are on day three, with more fairs opening and more blisters on my Todd clad feet. Yes and these are my comfortable shoes! Tip: If you are serious about seeing incomprehensible levels of art wear rubber soled shoes! First off this morning after gallons of free coffee at the SLS off to the […]
Art Basel Miami is the world’s largest and perhaps the most important art event in the world. It opened yesterday and takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, all this week
Art week in Miami 2016 got underway full throttle with the opening of Untitled, Art Miami/Context, Scope and a number of private parties to cause a liver transplant. We attended Untitled which is perhaps the best of the satellite offerings.
28 November 2016
Although to some, such as Anselm Franke [i], ‘Faith is incompatible with art’ and even ‘destroys the sovereignty of art,’ the practice of a church like St Martin-in-the-Fields eloquently demonstrates that that need not be so.