Last month Edward Lucie-Smith filmed this exclusive video for Artlyst with the well known NY figurative painter Philip Pearlstein, at the Saatchi Gallery, London.
Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge reopens this week after a two-year redevelopment programme by Jamie Fobert Architects which includes major new exhibition galleries, generous education spaces and a cafe. Fobert is the new favourite architect of the museum world. Last year saw his completion of the extension at Tate St Ives, and he has just been appointed to undertake the £35.5m transformation of the National Portrait Gallery.
Singapore is a vibrant hub at the best of times, but it doubles up as a key global centre for contemporary art, as the world focuses on Singapore Art Week.
Iwayan Agus Novianto AKA Wayan Novi was born in 1989 in Bali.
22 January 2018
It’s been a busy year for Brooklyn based artist Derrick Adams. When I met the charming multimedia artist at Swiss Beatz’ holiday party, the huge letters spelling out Derrick’s name were in celebration of his banner year.
Artlyst chooses six of the best from the 2018 London Art Fair. The London Art Fair is the capital’s longest running Contemporary and Modern art fair. Now in its 30th year, the event presents leading British and international galleries alongside specially curated spaces, Art Projects and Photo50.
Overview: The London Art Fair is the capitals longest running Contemporary and Modern art fair. Now in its 30th year, the event presents leading British and international galleries alongside specially curated spaces, Art Projects and Photo50.
St James Piccadilly is one of the best loved churches in London. It is the perfect pairing for a new installation by the artist Arabella Dorman.
I had never experienced a Frank Gehry up-close. Never stood slack-jawed, gawping at the gymnastic splendours that the photographs in the glossies promise.
One name immediately sprang to mind – that of the born Irish, once British, now American painter Sean Scully.
3 January 2018
While the New Year has lots of great exhibitions to look forward to (see the Artlyst guide to exhibitions in 2018) there are also great exhibitions to see that you may have missed and that are closing in January.
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.