31 October 2018

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 Nazi-Looted Degas: Investigators Seek Information From Art Dealer Mathias F. Hans

An important pastel by Edgar Degas looted by the Nazis in Paris in 1940 ‘Portrait of Gabrielle Diot’, 1890, owned by the renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg is sought by the family for restitution.

30 October 2018

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Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2018 – Celebrating Artists And Art Professionals

The Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2018, now in its 8th edition is a celebration of artists and art professionals who have made a difference in 2018.

30 October 2018

Ben Uri Gallery Sells Off Collection To Fund Global Immigrant Artist Expansion

The Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, known internationally for its extensive collection of Jewish immigrant art is to sell off part of its permanent collection to fund wider plans to include immigrant and refugee artists from all global backgrounds.

28 October 2018

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Gillian Wearing Exhibition Celebrating Her Parliament Square Millicent Fawcett Statue Announced

Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently- unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament Square, London.

27 October 2018

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William Hunter: Anatomy of the Modern Museum – Clare Henry 

Celebrating the tercentenary of Glasgow University Hunterian founder, Dr. William Hunter obviously calls for a significant exhibition. This impressive memorable display, immaculately presented, is organised by the Hunterian Art Gallery in collaboration with Yale’s Centre for British Art where it travels next Spring. 

26 October 2018

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Jeff Koons Ashmolean Exhibition Announced For Spring 2019

Jeff Koons (b. 1955) will have a major exhibition to be held at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, in spring 2019.

25 October 2018

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Diebenkorn Ocean Park Masterpiece From Mary Tyler Moore Collection Auctioned At Christie’s

Christie’s NY will be offering a large Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park series painting from 1985 on November 15.

24 October 2018

Ugo Rondinone Unveils Fluorescent Magic Mountain Sculpture In Liverpool

Ugo Rondinone has unveiled his latest work commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool was unveiled Tuesday 23 October 2018, by the artist. The large-scale, outdoor work entitled Liverpool Mountain is Rondinone’s first public artwork in the UK.

21 October 2018

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Alternative Miss World: Logan’s Long Running Peace & Love Happening

The Alternative Miss World Pageant which took place at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Saturday night was a triumph of artistic anarchy.

19 October 2018

Grayson Perry Unveils Major Monnaie de Paris Exhibition During FIAC Week

The Monnaie de Paris is presenting the first French solo exhibition of the Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry (born 1960).

18 October 2018

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FIAC 2018 Paris Opens For 45th Edition At Grand Palais – Guide

The 45th edition of FIAC 2018 has opened in Paris and runs from 18 to 21 October 2018. This year’s fair hosts 193 galleries in the nave and exhibition rooms of the Grand Palais. The 2018 selection – including many of the most influential specialists worldwide in the fields of modern art, contemporary art and […]

18 October 2018

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Tate Collective Unveil Public Art Commissions Celebrating Key Women Across London

An exhibition of 20 newly-commissioned artworks celebrating London women was unveiled in public spaces across the city today Thursday 18 October. In conjunction with the Mayor of London and the London Tate Collective team

17 October 2018

Banksy Sotheby’s Shredder Stunt Was All Smoke And Mirrors

Was the art stunt of the century carried out by the Street Artist Banksy on the 5th of October an elaborate magic trick? or was it an expression of true anarchy? Much of the world now knows that a stencil spray-painting self-destructed when the frame turned into a paper shredder

17 October 2018

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Mel Ramos: West Coast Pop Artist Dies Age 83

The West Coast Pop Artist Mel Ramos (born July 24, 1935) has died in California, age 83. He was best known as an American figurative painter, specialising in the satirisation of pin-up art. His female nudes, incorporated elements of realism and abstract art. Born in Sacramento, California, to a first generation Portuguese-Azorean immigrant family, he […]

13 October 2018

Discredited Banksy Mural To Go Under The Hammer In LA

An iconic secondary market Banksy mural that was hacked off of a wall in London is to go under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions in LA.

13 October 2018

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Tracey Emin Wins Commission For Seven Metre High Sculpture In Oslo

A newly commissioned artwork by the British Artist Tracey Emin has been approved for installation on the Oslo harbour.

12 October 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Unveils First Permanent UK Sculpture: First Photos – Paul Black

Artlyst has recently travelled to Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire, the site of the first permanent UK sculpture from Turn Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread.

11 October 2018

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Frieze Week 2018 Through The Shredder – Zoltan Alexander

During Frieze Week 2018, amongst hundreds of art openings throughout the city, the most brilliant event was last Friday night at Sotheby’s when Banksy’s beloved iconic painting “Girl With Balloon” was auto-shredded by its own frame just minutes after the hammer came down on an auction record of £1.04m.

10 October 2018

Mat Collishaw Exhibits Elizabeth I Inspired Installation In Greenwich

A major new installation by internationally acclaimed British artist, Mat Collishaw has been unveiled at The Queen’s House, Greenwich.

8 October 2018

Jeff Koons Cracked Egg Blue Loses Its Lustre At Christie’s

Jeff Koons Cracked Egg (Blue) a large two-part stainless steel sculpture from the Celebration Series, which began with Balloon Dog in 1994, is the first of five versions, each one rendered in a vivid colour.

7 October 2018

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Bruegel The Painter Who Painted Things That Couldn’t Be Painted

Few painters have fascinated and enthralled over the centuries as much as Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525/30‒1569) Now, the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna has unveiled the most comprehensive exhibition of this 16th-century Netherlandish painter ever compiled.

5 October 2018

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Grenfell Victim Khadija Saye Estate Prints Go Under The Hammer At Christie’s

Two works by Grenfell victim Khadija Saye are to go under the hammer today at Christie’s

4 October 2018

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Has Frieze Become More About Instagram and Less About Art?

I’m what you could call a seasoned Frieze regular. I may have missed the first London fair but I was soon sucked into the great black hole of mega-international art fairs and beamed myself out beyond London to Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach, not to mention the first Frieze in New York. Galleries […]

3 October 2018

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Frieze Tate Fund Announce 2018 Artist Acquisitions

The Frieze Tate Fund founded in 2003 and now in its third year as Endeavor has enabled £150,000 to be made available to purchase artworks for Tate. The acquired works by emerging and leading international artists are exhibited in London, Liverpool and St Ives.

1 October 2018

Tania Bruguera Creates Hyundai Commission Inspired By Shifting Migration

Cuban Artist Tania Bruguera has opened, today 1 October the third presentation of the highly ambitious Tate Exchange programme alongside this year’s Hyundai Commission, also created by the artist.

27 September 2018

Jeff Koons Sued For Appropriated Naf Naf Image Fait d’Hiver

Franck Davidovici, the creative director of the clothing brand Naf Naf who is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the artist Jeff Koons has had his day in a Paris court.

26 September 2018

David Hockney Unveils Stained Glass Window At Westminster Abbey

A new stained glass window designed by David Hockney and commissioned to celebrate the reign of Her Majesty The Queen was unveiled at Westminster Abbey today 26 September.

26 September 2018

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Camden Arts Centre Partners With Frieze For New Emerging Art Prize

Camden Arts Centre has announced a new partnership with Frieze London for 2018.

26 September 2018

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Collective Protest Turner Prize Nominee Luke Willis Thompson At Tate

A group calling themselves BBZ London have protested at Tate Britain in response to the Turner Prize nomination of Luke Willis Thompson.

25 September 2018

Gustave Courbet Origin of the World Sitter Identified As Constance Queniaux

The woman who posed for Gustave Courbet’s L’Origine du Monde, one of the most controversial and provocative works of art ever painted has been identified. The canvas depicts a woman’s genitalia and torso and for many years was banned from public display, as it was deemed obscene.

24 September 2018

Marina Abramović Attacked: Czech Artist Smashes Painting Over Her Head

The performance artist Marina Abramović had a framed painting smashed over her head as she left the private view of her latest exhibition in Florence Italy.

23 September 2018

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Turner Prize 2018 – This Year’s Exhibition In Photos

The balmy Summer has been gobbled up by a new cooler season which promises to excite and challenge our sensibilities.