Coinciding with ARCOmadrid more than 100 works by over 30 contemporary Peruvian artists go on show for the most ambitious survey of Peruvian photography in Europe. Hailing from the collection of Jan Mulder
Leigh Bowery (1961-1994) was one of the worlds’ most influential cult figures, performance artists, fashion designers, nightclub proprietors and art objects, in the 1980s and 1990s. He was above all an icon whose influence traversed music, art, film and the fashion world.
10 March 2019
Back in 1977, in the catalogue for ‘Perceptions of the Spirit in 20th-Century American Art’, theologian John Dillenberger argued that Los Angeles County Museum of Art mounting an exhibition with ‘the subject matter of the spiritual in art represents a major shift in contemporary sensibilities.’ The implication was that more such exhibitions would follow in […]
Guernsey-born artist Jeni Snell in converstation with artist Anka Dabrowska about Snell’s current exhibition Achtung Baby!
When I landed in Mexico City to attend the Artweek earlier in February, I was not sure what to expect. Apparently, for the past few years, the metropolis has been gaining serious momentum amongst Art lovers and collectors for both its cultural heritage and local art scene. Some even called it the new “Berlin”. I […]
17 February 2019
I am an Artist Curator. I also teach the short course ‘How To Become an Independent Curator’ at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London.
One of my favourite galleries Blain Southern presented at the time the first exhibition of renowned Brooklyn based Mexican artist, Bosco Sodi.
Day One Frieze LA: Rain! Some things are just out of our control. This was torrential rain sheets of water like you see in the tropics.
Welcome to the Artlyst Frieze Week LA 2019 printable pull-out Guide, This is our curated choice of the events not to miss during the busiest week in the Los Angeles Contemporary Art calendar.
“Such a preachy, pompous show.” – Telegraph. “Viola’s art is dated, dead in the water.“ Guardian.
Jock is late for our meeting in the Academicians Room at the RA. Very late. He was stuck on a bus. I’ve known him for more than 20 years and figure that if we don’t have time to talk now we can always meet up in his home in Bethnal Green where, for ages, a group of us met to watch films on a Friday night
In welcoming Bill Viola’s installations at St Paul’s Cathedral, Mark Oakley noted that: ‘Viola’s art slows down our perceptions in order to deepen them.’
During December, Unit London ran their show with Jackie Tsai “Reincarnation”, opened “Hunt Paintings” by pop artist Philippe Colbert at Saatchi, and in a few days, a new show will open at their Hanover Square gallery with Peter Gronquist’s “Shape Shifter” in steel, glass and enamel.
Answer the three questions below for the chance to win a free ticket for you and a guest to the London Art Fair worth £32.
I’ve been looking again at Georgina Adam’s recently published book, The Dark Side of the Boom (Lund Humphries). It ranges over a wide variety of contemporary art world topics and is quite largely concerned with recent art world misdeeds – that is, with the commercial rather than the official sector of art world activity, insofar as these can be fully separated from one another.
3 January 2019
A fractious embrace was the subtitle of Jonathan Koestle-Cate’s excellent book from 2016 on Art and the Church, and that remains the case for those seeking to explore the interactions between art and spirituality.
29 December 2018
Here’s a month by month guide to the highlights of the year’s exhibitions at the major museums and art galleries.
I first encountered Sister Wendy Beckett in the pages of ‘Modern Painters’, the art magazine founded by the art critic Peter Fuller which ‘celebrated the critical imagination; stood up for aesthetic values and had a particular focus on British art.’
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London now.
Bruce Eves was awarded Canada’s 2018 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.
It has been in many ways a somewhat melancholy year for art, here in Britain – or should I say: ‘here in London’? -since pretty well all the shows I will mention here took place in a capital city that seems to be drifting steadily away from the rest of Britain.
As we reach the end of yet another challenging year in the art world, Artlyst’s Paul Black has chosen some of his 2018 highlights.
14 December 2018
For the 2018 Christmas holiday period, Artlyst has produced a helpful guide to the closing times of the major London museums and galleries.
Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker is editor-in-chief of ArtWay, a website which seeks to stimulate reflection on the role of images in church and open up the world of the visual arts to the Church.
Kelly Grovier discusses his new book A New Way of Seeing: The History of Art in 57 Works with Sara Faith.
The 17th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 takes place in the newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Centre from 6-9 December 2018
27 November 2018
Tereza Buskova has been running art workshops with the students at Chad Vale Primary since November 2017, and the results are strong and bristling with positive energy.
A central member of the group of young artists to emerge from the Glasgow School of Art during the 1980s dubbed the New Glasgow Boys, Peter Howson has become one of his generation’s leading figurative painters.
Thierry Forien is a collector of Contemporary Art, Prix Découverte des Amis du Palais de Tokyo. He is on the board of Thalie Art Foundation, Artistic committee of Fluxus Art Projects and practices as an independent curator.
ParisPhoto, the biggest photo fair in Europe held each November at the Grand Palais, returned with its 22nd edition, attracting nearly 70.000 visitors in four days and gathering more than 200 exhibitors from all around the world, offering an unparalleled presentation of contemporary and vintage photography from grandmasters to emerging young talents.
12 November 2018
In Praise of the Art Shop – Marina Vaizey looks back on 50 years of the Annely Juda gallery.
Michael Petry is a visual artist whose works often leads him to write about the topics of his artistic attention.