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.
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.
Artlyst recently visited the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, which is currently presenting Gauguin and Laval in Martinique
Elmgreen & Dragset have transformed the ground floor exhibition space at The Whitechapel Gallery into a disused municipal swimming pool complete with cracked tiles, fallen fluorescent lights, peeling plaster and scaffolding posts
The balmy Summer has been gobbled up by a new cooler season which promises to excite and challenge our sensibilities.
Art Bahrain Paris provided an excellent opportunity to see and experience, first hand the talents of seventeen artists from varying age groups hailing from the small yet vibrant Gulf State.
18 September 2018
Welcome to the Artlyst 2018 Frieze Week printable pull-out Guide, This is our curated choice of the events not to miss during the busiest week in the London Contemporary Art calendar.
15 September 2018
Illuminated by undulating light from the Firth of Tay, and set against a Scottish blue sky – the V&A Dundee is Scotland’s impressive new design museum
I’ve just returned from Riga the capital of Latvia in the Baltics and I’m still reeling from the energy that this small dedicated artist community has to offer.
5 September 2018
On the 16th September, the Art Car Boot Fair celebrates its fifteenth anniversary with the launch of an additional event
The 2018 Liverpool Biennial is celebrating its 20th birthday. The 10th edition is more compact than in previous years with the majority of venues in walking distance of the city centre. This year’s theme is Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world in turmoil.
Ahhh London in the Summer, and what better way to soak up the weather but to see a few shows. Paul Carey-Kent picks the best London exhibitions not to miss in July 2018
There was a huge pair of medical looking rubber gloves attached to St John’s Church tower, wafting in the breeze. 20-foot arms drawing you into the Waterloo festival
17 June 2018
Within a rough and ready Manifesta 12, there are few things that stand out head and shoulders above the rest.
6 June 2018
Love it or loathe it the RA’s Summer Exhibition is here to stay as a permanent fixture of the London art calendar. This year we are assaulted by the RA’s most flamboyant flaneur Grayson Perry who has chosen to paint the walls buttercup yellow.
A small jewel of a city that dates back to the Middle Ages, Antwerp is Belgium’s only port.
25 May 2018
It is the 4th year that the International Photographic Fair PhotoLondon returns to Somerset House. From across the world over 100 galleries, 18 countries and 22 emerging galleries were showcasing the best from old masters to emerging artists that photography can offer.
Art Brussels is one of the oldest established Contemporary art fairs in Europe. In fact, after Art Cologne, it is the second elder statesman.
Could Hungary still retake its place on the art-map of Europe and contemporary art from Budapest have an international recognition