Christopher Le Brun, (born 1951) artist and former president of the Royal Academy (PRA) has been Knighted in the New Year’s Honours List. Other visual related honours include: YBA Artist Michael Landy, OBE, Grenada-born artist Denzil Forrester MBE,
The Art Fund, the Uk’s largest arts charity have announced the biggest prize for museums in the world with a special edition of The Museum of the Year Award
28 September 2020
The Royal Academy has against all odds unveiled its 252 annual Summer Exhibition. Today is ‘varnishing day’ where the artists can see their works for the first time in situ. Agreed it was supposed to take place in June as tradition dictates but these are unprecedented times and it is a relief that the exhibition has gone ahead at all.
15 September 2020
Art Basel has published their 2020 mid-year survey ‘The Impact of COVID- 19 on the Gallery Sector’ shows smaller galleries have been hardest hit, while online selling platforms are a growing priority.
This year the exhibition is back with a diverse collection of artists from around the world. Works can be purchased on the website and delivered directly to your home.
30 June 2020
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that museums and galleries may reopen from Saturday 4 July providing they adhere to COVID Secure guidelines, the following museums and galleries have released details. Here is a useful guide to the planned reopenings. Artlyst will update the list as new information becomes available.
26 May 2020
As the National Portrait Gallery closes its doors, not just in response to the Coronavirus epidemic, but in preparation for a three-year rehab, the annual BP Portrait Award survives online, as a virtual show. The 2020 exhibition is now up for view on the web.
Frieze has announced the cancellation of the ninth edition of the Frieze New York art fair. It falls in line with health and safety guidelines regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID19) with restrictions on gatherings of more than 50 people.
The Max Mara prize 2020 has been awarded to Emma Talbot. The award supports UK-based female artists who have not previously had a major solo exhibition.
Being asked to write about an art fair is a bit like being commissioned to write about Waitrose and compare tins of baked beans with sardines or chocolate biscuits.
Welcome to the Artlyst printable pull-out International Art Fair Guide 2020. This is our curated choice of the events not to miss in the Contemporary Art calendar.
2 January 2020
We’ve just welcomed in not only a new year but a new decade. So let’s look forward to the exciting exhibitions that will be on offer in London during 2020.
17 December 2018
A new artistic team has been selected for Manifesta 13 which takes place in Marseille in 2020 by Director of Manifesta, Hedwig Fijen.