Over the New Year period, transgender artist Ela Xora collapsed and was taken to hospital after six days of hunger strike against historically inaccurate comments made on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, by its presenter Piers Morgan.
31 December 2017
The British contemporary art world is apparently in a healthy state at the moment.
Dearly Departed: 2017 has been a momentous year with a first-rate Documenta and Venice Biennale. The year introduced us to a number of new emerging artists as well as the sad reality of losing some of the great talents of our generation both young and old. Here are some of the Artists and Art World Figures we have lost in the past year.
28 December 2017
2018 will offer a variety of exhibitions to cater for everyone’s taste in art from spending time with modern masters such as a year in the life of Picasso, Monet’s relationship with architecture, drawings by Klimt and Schiele, through classical artists Ribera and Murillo to contemporary greats like Tacita Dean and Joan Jonas not to mention Frida Kahlo’s iconic wardrobe. In addition, London increases its exhibition spaces with the re-opening of the Hayward Gallery in January and the Royal Academy of Arts extension opening in May.
21 December 2017
Artlyst has produced a helpful guide to the closing times of the major London museums and galleries during Christmas 2017 holiday period.
Over the next few months, we will be profiling a number of international artists of importance. The Italian artist, Andrea Martinelli, is highlighted here by our New York correspondents Gina Hanson and Jerry Kaye, who met the artist in Italy. Artists have a duty to bring man back to the centre of everything We met […]
On 5th December, seven new appointments were quietly made to Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Council, its governing board. This included the controversial choice of Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
Paul Carey-Kent chooses his top exhibitions for 2017
15 December 2017
In a rare interview with London’s Metro the elusive street artist Banksy has let the drawbridge down and gone public.
The Grand Palais always starts with the Mini Palais, the hidden corner café-bar-restaurant filled with friends, collectors, art lovers and the media.
The Mexican painter Chantal Meza (born 1989) takes us on a deeply moving and challenging journey through the intimate realities of her worlds of beauty and pain.
While Touring around Paris attending the 44th edition of FIAC at the Grand Palais, Zoltan Alexander encountered countless art exhibitions throughout the city.
Monochrome: Painting in Black And White is an extraordinary new show at the National Gallery in London.
The monumental installation Double Bind by the late Spanish artist Juan Muñoz was first seen in spectacular form in 2001
Tucked under the church off Weighhouse Street in Mayfair I found Iain Michael Brunt; whom after a move from impressionism into modern art has the rights to show art ‘Public Art’ on the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair
Paris is transformed once again into the world capital of contemporary art with the FIAC, the International Contemporary Art Fair. A veritable institution recognized worldwide, the FIAC is an opportunity for the public to discover the latest developments in contemporary art, through works by some of the most famous artists in the world.
18 October 2017
The London based International Street Artist Ben Eine has created a video exploring his art practice for Kaspersky Lab.
15 October 2017
Throughout its history, St Martin-in-the-Fields has looked beyond its own doors and played an active role in wider social, humanitarian and international issues.
13 October 2017
Apart from the usual twin events, the 15th edition of FRIEZE London, bringing more than 160 international galleries together and FRIEZE Masters
Turner Contemporary 0pens two exhibitions tomorrow which feature Margate’s own Tracey Emin in one section and the work of the Swiss-born artist Jean Hans Arp in another.
Frieze is here again, and we’ve been crossing the days off since summer! Not only is this the buzziest week of the London autumn art calendar but it’s a great time to discover new artists, watch performances by young talent and films by some of the most exciting experimental filmmakers in the world
28 September 2017
Frieze Week has been singled out as one of the most pivotal events in the international art calendar. Competing with Art Basel and Miami Beach Art Basel is no easy feat, but by stamping their own particular take on the art fair Frieze has become a first stop for innovation and most of all a showcase for great contemporary art. Beyond Frieze, London presents a number of collateral events which should not be missed many are covered in the guide below.
There are many superb shows that open the New York art season. Here is a totally random selection of autumnal exhibitions.
27 September 2017
Art Below are featuring the work of 28 international artists across billboard space at Regent’s Park tube station for 4 weeks starting 25th September.
25 September 2017
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, Winter Pride in partnership with Emerald Life and The House of St Barnabas, launches its latest art competition Beyond the Binaries. FREE ENTRY Calling all Artists! Entry deadline 5 January 2018
Interview conducted by Neil Zakiewicz with Milan-based artist, Nathalie Du Pasquier
Basquiat used what he knew was out there on the streets the injustices towards black people.
Trying to get hold of Rachel Whiteread to talk about her new exhibition at Tate Britain, her largest to date is rather like attempting to gain an audience at the White House.