22 January 2019
Zurab Tsereteli: Larger Than Life, which opens Tuesday 22 January at the Saatchi Gallery, is the first major solo retrospective of Georgian-Russian artist.
Tate Modern is mounting the UK’s first major Pierre Bonnard exhibition in 20 years, opening to the public on the 23 January.
15 January 2019
The Newport Street Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of work by John Bellany (1942–2013) and Alan Davie (1920–2014), opening on 27 February and running for six months.
8 January 2019
The highly regarded British artist Phyllida Barlow RA will transform the Royal Academy’s Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries with an exhibition of entirely new work, entitled cul-de-sac in February. The exhibition has been conceived as a sequential installation running across all three of the interconnected spaces. There will be changes of pace and emphasis across the galleries […]
8 January 2019
The British Museum will be presenting a major new exhibition of printmaking by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944).
Looking forward to the art year ahead of us – 2019 – there are certain things one notices immediately, in the announcements so far made by various official and semi-official institutions based here in Britain and more specifically in plans announced by galleries here in London.
19 December 2018
A new display dedicated to women artists working in Britain over the past 60 years will open in April 2019.
18 December 2018
LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars
16 December 2018
John Baldessari has launched Brain/Cloud (Two Views): with Palm Tree and Seascape, 2009, a monumental sculptural installation at Marian Goodman Gallery London.
13 December 2018
Tracey Emin has a new show titled ‘A Fortnight of Tears’ opening in early 2019 at White Cube Bermondsey.
The Art Car Boot Fair Xmas elves are working hard to ensure that the fabulous venue The Workshop London is overflowing with artworks and wares and plenty of festive spirit! They promise that there will be something for everyone and at a price everyone can afford. If you are looking for something special and original, […]
That famous aphorism ‘the medium is the message’ was spouted by Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian professor, philosopher and public intellectual back 1964, when his book, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, set the stage for my current train journey where I overhear the students discussing their A levels.
2 December 2018
The micro and the macro can be contrasted through exhibitions of photography at the Large Glass and Flowers Galleries.
27 November 2018
Me Somewhere Else is a new exhibition featuring works by the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at Blain|Southern London.
20 November 2018
The Hayward Gallery is to celebrate the early work of the American photographer Diane Arbus with a new exhibition of her work. Diane Arbus: in the beginning, includes nearly 100 photographs that redefine the achievement of one of the most prominent and influential artists of the 20th century.
14 November 2018
The biennial Compass Festival in Leeds, a ten-day programme of live art encounters and interaction returns this week. Artistic Directors Annie Lloyd and Peter Reed promise an ‘Extensive City Centre takeover’ following the 2016 festival which attracted nearly 10,000 artists, participants and onlookers.
13 November 2018
The iconic British artist Michael Craig-Martin will present an exhibition of painting, sculpture and prints at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, opening 29 January 2019.
Looks like Tate Liverpool has once again trumped (if that word is still acceptable) Tate Modern or in fact all of the major London Galleries by mounting the first serious show of the late great graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958–1990).
6 November 2018
Accumulation: Legacy and Memory will bring the best of contemporary and modern art from Bahrain to London for the third edition of Bahrain Art Week in London. Showcasing and celebrating Bahrain’s rich history as one of the oldest contemporary cultures in the Middle East
Twenty-one video and film installations, 11 hours plus of imagery created by today’s most radical image makers and at the beginning is an installation that takes us back to the beginning by mixing scientific history with Creation stories belonging to religious (Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, etc.), hermetic (Kabbalah, Freemasonry, etc.), and oral (Dogon, Inuit, Navajo, etc.) traditions.
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.
28 October 2018
The church of the ever open door (St Martin-in-the-Fields) has just received 10 painted doors as part of A Year Outdoors, an initiative by conceptual artist Beau
24 October 2018
The first retrospective exhibition in Europe of Lee Krasner for over 50 years is opening in May 2019 at the Barbican.
20 October 2018
A new exhibition by Bruce McLean ‘MINIMAL INVISIBLE MISSING’ is opening at School Gallery.
15 October 2018
‘My way of working, the core of all my sculpture, is a theme, the soul of the piece. Sometimes it is evoked by the material, sometimes it is an idea or concept in my own mind. It is always present, regardless of the material, size or scale of what will be the finished piece.’ J. B. Blunk in interview with Woodwork Magazine, October 1999.
12 October 2018
Allan Kaprow Lives! Andrew Logan’s Alternative Miss World Competition returns to the Globe Theatre on Saturday 20 October, after a four-year hiatus. Joining Andrew as co-host will be actor Sara Kestelman. This inspirational performance art event, now in it’s 14th edition has collaborated with the late great Divine inspired General Idea and is a forerunner of Elmgreen and […]
8 October 2018
Frances Richardson: Cross Lane Projects, Kendal, welcomes a major UK sculpture award as it is shown outside of London for the first time. Frances Richardson’s exhibition Not even nothing can be free of ghosts has been developed over the period of a year, as the 15th winner of Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.
2 October 2018
‘Choose Your Hero’ is a group exhibition curated by Ben Moore at the communal Riverside studio at Re:Centre, Hammersmith.
25 September 2018
Q Park once again will host an exhibition of emerging and mid-career artists during Frieze week in its subterranean car park in Cavendish Square but this year the exhibition will spill over into the John Lewis & Partners Department store on Oxford Street.
24 September 2018
In October 2018 the Hepworth Wakefield launches the second Hepworth Prize Sculpture exhibition. This year’s shortlisted artists are Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans. Each artist has created a new work for display in the exhibition.