Bloomberg New Contemporaries which has recently opened their 2019 edition at Leeds Art Gallery is a must-see exhibition for those trying to keep their finger on the pulse of the emerging art emanating from the UK’s top art colleges.
6 September 2019
The YBA artist Gavin Turk’s fascination with waste is a reoccurring theme throughout his body of work, exploring its aesthetic, function and value.
Bahrain has been chosen as the guest of honour at La Biennale Paris 2019. They will be taking on board a major Pavilion dedicated not only to contemporary art but also to crafts from this Gulf country.
3 September 2019
A new exhibition in association with the Tom of Finland Foundation at Cross Lane Projects Kendal, Cumbria marks the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen).
13 August 2019
Sculptures by Sterling Ruby will be the feature Britannia Street exhibition at Gagosian over Frieze Week.
12 August 2019
INTERVENTIONS/2 marks the first time that the world-renowned artist and activist Yoko Ono presents a solo show in the city of Bristol.
9 August 2019
London-based artist Jessie Brennan has been commissioned to develop four new, temporary public artworks exploring the nature of life and work in the Royal Docks.
9 August 2019
A new exhibition of the work of Albert Oehlen (b. 1954, Krefeld, Germany) has been announced for the Serpentine.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions for August 2019 in London now. Paul currently freelances for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors, and has a weekly online column at FAD Art News.
La Biennale Paris, in partnership with La Patinoire Royale – Galerie Valérie Bach, will present “Transchromie”, a significant work by Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz Diez.
29 July 2019
Hastings Contemporary is to mount the first major UK retrospective of work by British artist Victor Willing (1928-1988) since his death, charting each decade of his tumultuous life and career from his time at the Slade, his life in Portugal, and back to London and his untimely death from multiple sclerosis. Many of his paintings […]
29 July 2019
Following his debut exhibition last year, Paul Lock returns to the Noho Showrooms from 24 – 29 September with a new body of work, You Simply Are II.
25 July 2019
Fortnum & Mason, the national treasure purveyor of food to the Queen, is collaborating with renowned Chinese artist, Zhang Enli to produce ‘Fortnum’s X Zhang Enli’ – the institution’s fourth annual artistic initiative, which will be in store from the 10 September 2019, including newly commissioned never-before-seen works by the artist.
23 July 2019
Sotheby’s Paris is to offer the personal collection of Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne this autumn.
22 July 2019
Unit London is presenting Chimera, an exhibition of new, large-scale oil paintings by the American contemporary artist Joshua Hagler. The show comprises semi-abstract paintings, some of which utilise his delicate scraping technique using a scalpel to peel away layers of paint.
20 July 2019
Southwark Park Galleries (formerly known as CGP London) celebrate their 35th anniversary with a contemporary art show about dogs, chosen by dogs. For Dog Show, cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks.
8 July 2019
A new public sculpture, created by Samuel Zealey and entitled Onyo, was picked by hundreds of people as their favourite piece to adorn the forecourt of the train station as part of the Gateway project, which was run in conjunction with South Hill Park Arts Centre.
1 July 2019
The 2019 edition of the charity art exhibition, Queer Frontiers presented by ARTIQ and Hiscox is a highlighted feature of Pride Month in London.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions for July 2019 in London now.
30 June 2019
A special exhibition to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in July 1969 curated by Ben Moore at Art Below, will be on view at The Other Art Fair hosted by Saatchi Art.
29 June 2019
The latest exhibition at Cross Lane Projects in Kendal, Cumbria opens this weekend with a group show Auto – Destruct, featuring works by Steve Carr, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Cedric Christie, Jean Luc Dubin, Lee Holden, Graeme Miller, Simon Liddiment, Stacie McCormick, Elena Montesinos, Owen Oppenheimer, Ben Philpott, Jay Price, Pascal Rousson, Rebecca Scott, Gavin Turk and Tisna Westerhof.
27 June 2019
The Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad unveils his latest exhibition Seeing Through Babel at The Ismaili Centre, London.
26 June 2019
Clifford Chance celebrates Pride with an international series of exhibitions showcasing the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ+) and supported artists at its offices in Amsterdam, Dusseldorf London, Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Washington D.C., Sydney, Perth, Tokyo and Singapore.
24 June 2019
A new commission from internationally renowned British artist Mat Collishaw will see the artist create a site-specific installation that explores the themes of martyrdom and treason, worship and heresy at Ushaw, the former seminary in County Durham, from 5 July until 3 November.
A brand new fair focusing on Contemporary and Modern art has been announced for London during the Masterpiece/Olympia corridor.
17 June 2019
The Art Car Boot Fair is perhaps the one place to go for starter level collectors. This mid-summer art love-in awards the opportunity to buy art from the well known to the unknown.
16 June 2019
The Istanbul Biennial has grown to be the leading contemporary art event in the region and is also one of the most respected Biennials on the global art calendar.
15 June 2019
Cross-disciplinary artist Ann Grim is to have her first solo exhibition in London at the h Club (formerly The Hospital Club) running from 28 June until 4 July. A Journey To 3047 offers a reflection on the possible future outcomes of humankind, with a focus on the year 3047, while also serving as a retrospective of Ann’s previous work on the topic of social domination. Through different mediums, Ann explores critical issues such as reproduction, space migration and the evolution of human interaction.
12 June 2019
Art Night’s fourth edition launches 22 June this year with another impressive line-up, including heavy hitters Cory Arcangel, Barbara Kruger, Oscar Murillo, and Marina Abramović.
30 May 2019
Sculptural works by Michael Craig-Martin have been unveiled at Gagosian in Britannia Street.
26 May 2019
Art and science are ‘human efforts to comprehend and describe the world around us and our experience of it’.