1 March 2010

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Banksy film Premieres At London’s Waterloo

Banksy is at it again this time in the role of filmmaker. The film titled, “Exit Through The Gift Shop” or “The Worlds First Street Disaster Film” had it’s premiere at a pop up cinema in Waterloo tonight in a disused railway arch. The festivities came complete with a painted red carpet and salvaged arm […]

23 February 2010

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New Kieran Timberlake Designed U S Embassy for London

U.S. Embassy London New Building Unveiled U.S. Embassy London Kieran Timberlake Wins Design Competition Kieran Timberlake has won the competition to design the new United States’ high-security embassy in London. Here is the first photo: The design for the new London embassy at Nine Elms was finally confirmed today 23 February 2010 It will be […]

14 January 2010

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Report on London Art Fair Art Projects Photo50 2010

The London Art Fair opened last night with the sort of celebrity studded private view that defies all reports of an economic downturn. It once and for all proves that there is still plenty of money in London collector circles. This year’s London Art Fair may not have been the sort of feeding frenzy that […]

1 January 2010

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Top 10 London Art exhibitions of 2009

ArtLyst’s Top 10 exhibitions of 2009 1)Anish Kapoor 2) Roger Hiorns 3). John Baldessari 4) The Museum of Everything 5) Gerhard Richter Portraits 6) Pete and Repeat 7) Pop Life: Art in a Material World 8) Gustav Metzger 9) Gerry Judah : BABYLON 10) Ryan McGinley Moonmilk   1. Anish Kapoor Sep 26-Dec 11, Royal […]

26 October 2009

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Gormley’s One & Other Comes To A Close

One & Other came to a close last week, after 100 days and nights. 2,400 people from the Shetland Islands to Penzance to take  part in 2,400 individual hours, which created a portrait of a nation of eccentrics and performers, exhibitionists and mediators, artists and campaigners. The world was riveted: there were over 7,500,000 hits […]

22 October 2009

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Frieze / Zoo / Pavilion Round Up

The Frieze Art Fair was established six years ago in London’s Regent’s Park and now ranks among the most important international art events in the calendar. The latest news on Frieze Art Fair in London can be found here.This year featured over 150 stands displaying new works by the likes of Anish Kapoor, Julian Opie […]

15 October 2009

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Top 100 ‘Most Influential People in the Art World’ 2009

Well, It’s that time of year again and the word is out from ArtReview magazine in its annual Power 100 list, which is released to coincide with the Frieze Art Fair in London.The list sees Damien Hirst plumet from number 1 to number 48 The top 10 includes Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota in third […]

1 October 2009

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Police Censor Richard Prince Photograph At Tate Modern

Tate  vs  Nanny State You really have to ask yourself, is this 1960? Just how far have we come as a nation when an internationally recognized artist such as Richard Prince is ‘voluntarily’ banned from one of our most revered institution’s walls. As for the Met, I put it down to a misguided agenda without […]

6 September 2009

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Abu Dhabi Overtakes Dubai

New Culture Capital Emerges Paul Carter Robinson explores Abu Dhabi is rapidly moving ahead of rival Dubai by initiating a far more interesting cultural development agenda. The program is intelligent, green and more importantly, in tune with metro-life circa 2010 and beyond. If you are trying to attract tourists with a certain level of sophistication […]

4 August 2009

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176 The Zabludowicz Collection: Best Kept Secret in Camden:

Carved out of yellow Oxford stone just north of the Stables market in Camden Lock or actually to be exact Chalk Farm is a neo classical former 19th century Methodist church now home to the fabulous 176 Gallery / The  Zabludowicz Collection. The collection was started over 15 years ago by Anita and Poju Zabludowicz. […]

24 July 2009

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Partridge Fine Art Goes Into Administration

Update: 10/09/09  Partridge Fine Art has been reported as going into administration. Moving vans have been busy clearing all stock from the Bond Street gallery. The likelihood of finding a buyer for Partridge, at this stage seems unrealistic, although the official word from the receivers is, that they are still actively seeking a buyer for […]

19 July 2009

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Venice Biennale 2009 Review – Rachel Howfield Massey

On setting off for a three day art frenzy at The Venice Biennale 2009 I never considered the possibility of writing a review.

18 July 2009

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Michael Jackson and Bubbles by Jeff, Koons Will This Now Quadruple In Price?

It’s a scary prospect but will the death of Michael Jackson drive this kitsch trinket to become one the worlds most valuable works of contemporary art by a living artist

11 July 2009

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GROSVENOR HOUSE ART & ANTIQUES FAIR COMES TO AN END AFTER 75 GLORIOUS YEARS

THE GROSVENOR HOUSE ART & ANTIQUES FAIR COMES TO AN END AFTER 75 GLORIOUS YEARS It is with great regret that The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair and Grosvenor House announce that The Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair will no longer be continued. For 75 years the hotel and the art and antiques […]

15 March 2009

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NOT THE ROYAL ACADEMY Summer Exhibition

“NOT THE ROYAL ACADEMY” is an established part of the Summer Season and is featured by the National Press, Radio and TV. The Exhibition will show over 800 of the best paintings by artists who have submitted but have been rejected by the RA Summer Exhibition. “NOT THE ROYAL ACADEMY” is open to the public […]

15 March 2009

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How To Enter the Summer Exhibition At The Royal Academy 2010

Deadlines Please be advised that the deadline for artists resident in the United Kingdom to buy Entry Forms online has been extended to Wednesday 10 March 2010; the final day for artists in the rest of Europe is Friday 5 March but the RA are no longer sending forms to artists in the rest of […]

11 March 2009

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Artistic Director Appointed for Documenta 13

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev has been elected the Artistic Director of the documenta 13, which is scheduled to take place from June 9th, 2012 to September 16th, 2012 in Kassel. Bernd Leifeld, CEO of documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs-GmbH announced today (03.12.2008) that in an unanimous decision the Supervisory Board of documenta followed the proposal of the […]