31 July 2018

Yves Klein: Claiming The Infinite Sky At Blenheim Palace – Paul Black

Yves Klein died from a heart attack in 1962, at the age of 34, shortly after creating two prominent works of art currently on display in the heart of the Oxfordshire idyll.

23 July 2018

Yves Klein: Kind Of Blue – Blenheim Palace – Edward Lucie-Smith

The presentation of work by Yves Klein in the staterooms of Blenheim Palace, the stateliest of all Britain’s stately homes, is part of a growing trend. The show follows hot on the heels of the Damien Hirst show, currently on view at Houghton Hall, another legendary stately.

20 July 2018

Twelve Exhibitions To Visit Out Of London Summer 2018

If you’re planning on heading out of London this summer, Artlyst has put together a list of twelve exhibitions to see around the UK. The main event over the summer has to be the Liverpool Biennial but Artlyst is covering this deserving spectacle elsewhere. However, while in Liverpool don’t miss Tate Liverpool’s powerful comparison study of Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman and the 60th anniversary John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Art Gallery. Elsewhere around Britain shows not to miss include the Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, Elisabeth Frink at Abbot Hall in Cumbria, Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace and Antony Gormley at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.

26 April 2018

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Yves Klein 90th Birthday Exhibition Announced for Blenheim Palace

The largest exhibition ever mounted of the French artist Yves Klein has been announced for Blenheim Palace. It will coincide with what would have been the artist’s ninetieth birthday.

6 March 2017

Jenny Holzer Major New Exhibition At Blenheim Palace Announced

A major new Jenny Holzer exhibition at Blenheim Palace has been announced for September.

19 October 2015

Lawrence Weiner Facilitates Large Text-Based Interventions At Blenheim Palace

It all started with a photograph, one taken in 1969 during the run-up to the seminal exhibition ‘Live in Your Head. When Attitudes Become Form: Works – Concepts – Processes – Situations – Information’ which was initially held at the Kunsthalle Bern between 1969-1970 before being transposed and re-staged in part at the 2013 Venice Biennial at the Fondazione […]

30 September 2014

Ai Weiwei At Blenheim – Mischief In A Gilded Palace

The Blenheim Art Foundation presents Ai Weiwei in the first contemporary art exhibition in the rooms and gardens of the 18th century Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire – the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill – with more than 50 artworks by the celebrated Chinese artist and social activist. The exhibition; which is actually the launch of the […]

28 August 2014

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Ai Weiwei Blenheim Art Foundation Announces Inaugural Exhibition For October

The most extensive UK exhibition to date by the celebrated Chinese artist and social activist Ai Weiwei will be opening at Blenheim Palace on 1 October, as the launch exhibition of the Blenheim Art Foundation. The exhibition will showcase more than 50 artworks by Mr Ai produced over the last 30 years. Featuring early photography […]