The Koestler Trust, the UK’s best-known prison arts charity, has curated an exhibition which has been touring central London churches.
19 May 2018
Princess Eugenie And Beatrice Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson daughters opted for understated hats after the whimsical fascinators by renowned London milliner Philip Treacy for Prince William and Kate’s wedding in April 2011.
19 May 2018
Christie’s Spring auction series in New York achieved a grand total of $1.79 billion across two weeks of sales, marking another crowning achievement in the company’s more than 250-year history.
The Royal Academy’s radical extension of its premises including some splendid new exhibition spaces and an imposing new lecture-theatre excites me, but also generates some doubts and mixed feelings.
Another successful Christies Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale has topped expectations with record prices for Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) and Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935).
15 May 2018
A Picasso self-portrait belonging to the Las Vegas casino-boss Steve Wynn has been seriously damaged ahead of a Christie’s sale.
15 May 2018
Amedeo Modigliani Nu Couché has become the most valuable work ever sold at Sotheby’s—selling for $157 million in the 14 May Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale.
The Griffin Gallery in West London which has been a stalwart of inspiring exhibitions and programmes is to close its doors on 24 May.
Stik, is an instantly recognisable and much loved London based Street Artist. His style is known for depicting brightly coloured figures which appear on murals from London to New York to Japan.
Darren Coffield’s new book “Tales from the Colony: the Lost Bohemia of Bacon, Belcher and Board” is an authorised history of London’s most notorious arts club.
9 May 2018
It wasn’t the billion dollar sale that Christie’s optimistically predicted but it was an evening of fierce bidding and record prices for both Matisse and the stalwart of Impressionism Monet.
8 May 2018
Over 100 artists, including Tracey Emin, Jeremy Deller, Antony Gormley, Lubaina Himid, Anish Kapoor, Grayson Perry, Sam Taylor Johnson, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread, have written to The Guardian to protest against the decline of art in schools.
On the fiftieth anniversary of the student protests that kicked off the Mai 68 Paris riots, London gallery Lazinc will present over fifty posters created and employed during the protests.
The French Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen inaugurated a temporary exhibition launching the Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels’ museum of contemporary art.
The iconic actor Dame Joan Collins will be sculpted live by royal sculptor Frances Segelman (Lady Petchey) at the London Film Museum, in support of Penny Brohn UK.
As a graduate from The Slade School of Art in 1983, My first Dialogue with the art world came out of my graduate show. It was ‘An appropriation of and graffiti on the art historical timeline’.
3 May 2018
The V&A has announced a major gift of 63 photographs by Linda McCartney, generously gifted by Paul McCartney and his family.
New Contemporaries has announced this year’s selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.
This year’s list of finalists for the Turner Prize has just been announced. While the names on the shortlist are virtuously unfamiliar, the general artistic direction is not.
The largest exhibition ever mounted of the French artist Yves Klein has been announced for Blenheim Palace. It will coincide with what would have been the artist’s ninetieth birthday.
Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).
David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled ‘Seated Man with a Cane’ (1918).
16 April 2018
Based on the current growth trajectory, the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals that the value of the online art market could reach $8.37 billion by 2023.
Helen Cammock has won the 2018 Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.
A door from the infamous Hotel Chelsea belonging to the room resident ‘Superstar’ actress Edie Sedgwick and artist Andy Warhol shared in 1965, while filming Chelsea Girls, has sold for $52,500.
Anne Vierstraete, the Managing Director of Art Brussels in conversation with Paul Carter Robinson ahead of the opening of the fair next week.
Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.
Royal Academician Tracey Emin unveiled a monumental pro-Europe neon work this morning, attended by RA Director Tim Marlow and many other art officials. The installation titled,
8 April 2018
Peter Paul Rubens, (Flemish, 1577–1640), Head of an African Man Wearing a Turban, painted in 1609 is in danger of leaving the UK forever.
Two works on paper by the Secessionist artist Egon Schiele stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in the late 1930s have been ordered to be restituted to the heirs of an Austrian Holocaust victim.
5 April 2018
An immersive art installation, “The Barmecide Feast,” is a fully realised, full-scale reproduction of the iconic, neo-classical hotel room from the penultimate scene of Stanley Kubrick’s and Arthur C. Clarke’s landmark film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The UK’s largest national loan collection of modern and contemporary art, the Arts Council Collection, has unveiled the full list of 47 works by 25 artists that it has acquired for the nation in 2017-18.