22 September 2015

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Record-breaking Year for Tate Galleries Annual Report 2014-15 Reveals

Tate Galleries has released their annual report for 2014/15. This has been its best year ever for visits – 7.9 million in all, with a record 5.7 million visits to Tate Modern. Tate had the highest number of visits by young people for any art museum in the world with over 3.5 million under the age […]

30 April 2015

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International Association of Art Critics Announce 2014 AICA Award Winners

The International Association of Art Critics which is headquartered in New York have announced their awards for the 2014-2015 year.  AICA-USA’s membership comprises the largest national section of AICA International: over 400 distinguished critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States. AICA-USA is intent on international communication, elevating the values of art criticism as […]

3 April 2015

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Yayoi Kusama Proves The Most Popular Exhibiting Artist In 2014

The figures are in for the most visited exhibitions of 2014 and Yayoi Kusama’s exhibitions in South and Central America have topped the list with over 9,000 members of the public visiting her exhibition each day.  The 86-year-old Japanese national out performed Jeff Koons with his Whitney Museum and Pompidou retrospectives.  The artist who lives in a mental health facility […]

5 January 2015

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Andy Warhol Best Selling Artist At Auction For Third Consecutive Year

Andy Warhol once stated, “Good business is the best art,” now the Pop artist who died in 1987 has proven to be the best selling artist of 2014. Out of 1,295 works by Warhol sold at auction in the last year they achieved $653.2m (£425m) leaving most other rivals behind with Picasso coming in a […]

28 November 2014

Bloomberg New Contemporaries – A kaleidoscope Of Style At The ICA

The alumni of New Contemporaries, the annual emerging graduate-artist prize, are an esteemed group – Tacita Dean, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Ed Atkins, and Laure Prouvost to name a handful – and it’s almost certain that a number of 2014’s vintage of 55 selected graduates will go on to great things. But this year, one […]

15 October 2014

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The 2014 TURNIP PRIZE

See Michelle Obama presenting the 2014 TURNIP PRIZE – for what? For seriously crap art. Tell ’em lady. Check it out: https://vine.co/v/OqJKZVQami9

9 October 2014

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Frieze Week And Alternative Satellite Art Fair Guide 2014

Artlyst is excited to announce the release of their essential, online, Frieze week alternative satellite art fair guide, for London 2014. The main fair and collateral offspring launch the week of 12 October, with the main fair opening to the public on the 15th October. Each year our capital is over-run with the international art […]

9 October 2014

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Frieze Projects Announced for London 2014 Art Fair

Frieze Projects at Frieze London 2014 will bring together seven new commissions, realised both at the fair and in a number of offsite locations around the city. Curated by Nicola Lees, Frieze Projects is the programme of artist commissions that takes place annually at Frieze London, and this year has a focus on artists whose […]

24 September 2014

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LAPADA Opens London’s Autumn Art And Antiques Season With Glittering Fair

The 2014 LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair opened last night with a glittering preview event hosted by the association’s President Earl Howe and Chairman Lord Chadlington. A number of VIP collectors attended, with queues eventually filling Mayfair’s Berkeley Square and a total footfall for preview day reaching a record- breaking 5288. Guests enjoyed Lanson champagne […]

20 August 2014

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Threadneedle Prize Artist Shortlist 2014 Announced

The Threadneedle Prize, which aims to showcase the very best in new, figurative and representational art, has announced the 2014 shortlist.Selected from over 3,600 entries, the six finalists in line for the £20,000 Prize will all exhibit at London’s Mall Galleries this autumn. Inspired by landscape or the human figure, their work will be exhibited […]

4 July 2014

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Liverpool Biennial: All Moves North For Britain’s Most Important Art Event

Liverpool’s Biennial is here and opens tomorrow, with a press view today. It is set to take over the city with hundreds of new commissions over dozens of venues. Tate Liverpool will be presenting a brand new commission by French architect Claude Parent, one of France’s most important modernist architects. He will realise a major […]

23 June 2014

Sculpture Rules: Royal College of Art 2014 Degree Shows Open

This year ‘s Royal College of Art degree shows are once again split over its two sites with Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Textiles, Jewellery, Ceramics and Glass being held at the Battersea campus while the more product based courses are still housed in Kensington. Expectations are high from these Post Graduate students as some of the […]

13 June 2014

Pinta Art Fair And Warm Weather Bring A Latin Vibe To London

I love Pinta!  Yes a sweeping statement but this fair is (and there are so many out there) one that gets it right. They really understand their market. They have created a niche event which showcases some of the most dynamic Modern and Contemporary Art from galleries in Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Where Art14 […]

6 June 2014

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Royal College Of Art Annual Graduate Shows Simultaneously Announced For 2014

Royal College Art annual graduate show, Show RCA 2014 will take place simultaneously across the College’s two campuses in Battersea and Kensington from 18 to 29 June 2014. Show RCA offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the very best of emerging contemporary art and design practice. 575 art, design and humanities postgraduates from more […]

4 June 2014

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Art Basel Parcours Site Specific Artworks Installed Around The Rheingasse

Art Basel, Parcours has announced the 2014 edition which will be sited in various locations around the Rheingasse in Kleinbasel, featuring a total of 15 site-specific art works by internationally recognized artists: Francesco Arena, Darren Bader, Gottfried Bechtold, Pierre Bismuth, Jean-Luc Blanc, Chris Burden, Ryan Gander, Mario García Torres, Mark Handforth, Iman Issa, João Penalva, […]

26 May 2014

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Michael Schmidt This Years Prix Pictet Prize Winner Dies Age 68

Michael Schmidt the German photographer who won the 100,000 Swiss Franc (£67,000) Prix Pictet Photographic Prize, only days ago, has died after an illness. He was honoured at the V&A museum in London on Thursday but unable to accept the award in person. He won the award for his work Lebensmittel which explores the processes […]

24 May 2014

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Hackney WickED Art Festival Announce Their Dates For 2014

Hackney WickED Art Festival, now in its 6th year, has announced their dates for 2014. The event was established as one of London’s biggest and certainly most uniquely creative Art events: promoting local culture and providing a platform for local emerging artists to showcase their work alongside more established names. Priced out of Shoreditch, London’s […]

22 May 2014

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries Announces Artists For 2014 Liverpool Biennial Exhibition

Fifty five artists have been chosen for Bloomberg New Contemporaries this year. The annual exhibition will open in Liverpool during the Biennial in September.  Previous exhibitors for the event have included Jake & Dinos Chapman, Tacita Dean, Mona Hatoum, Damien Hirst, David Hockney and Mike Nelson. 2014 marks the 65th anniversary of New Contemporaries which […]

7 May 2014

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Turner Prize Shortlist Revealed At Tate Britain For 2014 Competition

Tate Britain has just announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2014. The artists are Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell.   This year marks the 30th year of the Turner Prize, founded in 1984 to promote discussion of new developments in contemporary British art. The variety […]

30 April 2014

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Art Basel Announces Their Film program For The 2014 Fair

Art Basel has announced their film programme for the 2014 fair. This year it will be presenting over 30 film and video works drawn from the show’s participating galleries, including works by Maria Anwander, Jan Peter Hammer, Harun Farocki, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, David Shrigley and Jane and Louise Wilson. The program is presented for the seventh […]

26 April 2014

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NADA Announces Special Projects And Programmes For NY Frieze Week

New York, NY – The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is pleased to announce special projects and programmes for NADA New York 2014. Dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art, NADA programs will provide experiences distinctive to the organization and fair located at Basketball City, May 9 – 11, […]

4 April 2014

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Tete-a-tete with Andy Warhol’s ‘Skull’

Sultana Raza at Art Expo New York 2014 4-6 April Exhibited at Basak Malone’s Booth 411, alongwith Andy Warhol’s ‘Skull’, Sultana Raza’s skulls from her HumanTechHybrid series will have an interesting time, giving news of the 21st century, where a lot has changed in terms of the human brain function, and assorted chips in the […]

10 March 2014

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ADAA Art Fair Closes NY Armory Week With Strong Sales Figures

Attendance at the 26th Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) fair the country’s longest running fine art fair was exceptional this year. An abundance of collectors, museum curators, artists, art enthusiasts and press came to view the outstanding works presented by 72 of the nation’s leading art galleries, all members of the ADAA. The Gala […]

3 February 2014

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Sotheby’s Old Masters Sales Total Over $70m In New York

Sotheby’s has surprized the art market by reporting record prices in their annual Old Masters Week sales. The auctioneers have achieved an impressive total of $71,768,126* as of 30 January 2014. Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture totaled $51,361,251 (est. $42/60 million) with works from the Dutch Golden Age performing particularly well. Multiple bidders entered […]

30 January 2014

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Supermarket Stockholm Presents An Art Fair That Make A Difference

Supermarket Stockholm presents this year’s exhibitors with the theme Difference ( s ) . How does the artist-run art scene operate from Brazil to the Republic of Ireland ? What engages artists in today’s Cairo and what are the conditions surrounding a newly opened gallery in Tbilisi? Meet gallery AllArtNow from Damascus as the last […]

23 January 2014

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Premier Galleries Announced For Art Basel Hong Kong’s Second Edition

Art Basel Hong Kong has announced details of its second edition, taking place 15 May – 18 May  2014, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The Hong Kong show of Art Basel, will feature 245 premier galleries, from 39 countries and territories. With over half of its galleries having exhibition spaces in […]

28 December 2013

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Future London Art Exhibitions To Watch Out For In 2014

As we rapidly approach the New Year, Artlyst has compiled a list of the top ten art exhibitions to look out for in 2014. Most are located right here in London and just a tube ride away. Many are free or available for half price with an Art Fund card, which we highly recommend as […]

23 December 2013

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Frieze New York Participating Galleries For 2014

Frieze New York is mounting their third fair in 2014. With visitor numbers in the region of 45,000, a number comparable with last year, the fair attracted international artists, collectors, curators and journalists, all of whom remarked upon the quality of the material brought by the galleries and the buoyant mood at the fair. Tickets […]

14 November 2013

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Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2014 Shortlist Announced

The four artists shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014 are Alberto García-Alix, Jochen Lempert, Richard Mosse and Lorna Simpson. The winner will be announced at a special ceremony at The Photographers’ Gallery on 12 May 2014. Works by the shortlisted photographers will be shown in an exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery followed by […]