2 March 2017

Folkestone Triennial Announces A-List Artist Line-Up For 2017

The Creative Foundation has announced details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of Folkestone Triennial (2 September – 5 November 2017), one of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibition

23 June 2016

FOUND: Cornelia Parker Curates Royal Academicians At The Foundling Museum

Artlyst has attended the Foundling Museum, London, currently presenting the exhibition ‘FOUND’ curated by Foundling Fellow and Royal Academician Cornelia Parker. The artist was invited to curate an exhibition of over sixty outstanding artists with a varying range of practices to respond to the theme of ‘found’, reflecting on the Museum’s heritage and collection. The […]

9 December 2015

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Bob And Roberta Smith Protest Closure Of Cass Art School

It would seem that the steady demise of artists studios in London is not the only cultural crisis occurring in the capital. The Earl of Clancarty, Nicholas Trench, has called for the government to intervene to halt the sale of the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design building in Central House, Aldgate. […]

29 October 2015

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Peter Blake And David Shrigley, Among Postcard Works For Charity Auction

Established in 2014 to raise money for the The Hepatitis C Trust, Art on A Postcard is embarking on its second secret auction. The artwork comes from a mix of very well known and established artists such as Jake and Dinos Chapamn, Bob and Roberta Smith, Jeremy Deller, David Shrigley, Peter Blake, Gilbert and George, […]

23 June 2015

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Bob and Roberta Smith Exhibiting At Yorkshire Sculpture Park This Autumn

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is presenting a new exhibition by artist, agitator and former parliamentary candidate, Bob and Roberta Smith,this autumn.  The campaign for Art for All. Focuses on 100 years of art education, from 1914 to the modern day, Smith invites ideas and responses toward an art curriculum for a digital 21st century. The exhibition in […]

15 June 2015

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Simonised: Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair Gleams In Photos

I love the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair! Where else can you go to mix with internationally recognised artists like Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, Tracey Emin, Bob and Roberta Smith, Darren Coffield, Ben Eine and Matt Collishaw and buy their original artwork for a fraction of the price that galleries charge. Most of the work has […]

5 March 2015

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Artists For Palestine UK’s Boycott Of Israel Condemned As Anti-Semitic

After the Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller told the press that he never intended to sign an open letter in support of the cultural boycott of Israel, stating that he thought long and hard about it and then declined – following its publication by Artists for Palestine UK – whose signatories pledge to reject professional […]

5 December 2014

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Bob and Roberta Smith Challenges Michael Gove’s Parliamentary Seat

Patrick Brill AKA Bob and Roberta Smith has decided to run for Parliament against the former British Education Secretary Michael Gove, at the next general election in May. Smith was an active voice against Tory party policy which proposed to phase out art subjects from the British GCSE program in an effort to put the […]

23 November 2013

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Bob and Roberta Smith Launch The First Art Party Conference

The Art Party Conference, which will be held today (23 November)  is the first of its kind, initiated by the artist Bob and Roberta Smith in the name of The Art Party, and follows on from his 2011 artwork LETTER TO MICHAEL GOVE MP SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATION: The Art Party Conference 2013 will […]

29 September 2013

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Bob And Roberta Smith Appointed Lead Artist for 2013 Deptford X Festival

Deptford X is a London arts festival not to be missed. It takes place from this weekend till 6 October and was created to promote the best contemporary visual art and celebrate that art with the widest possible audience. It is an arts event born of Deptford’s creative community and based on a belief in […]

6 September 2012

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Bob And Roberta Smith Banners Bedeck Margate High Street

Dilemmas for Margate: Should I Stay or Should I Go? New banners have appeared in Margate designed to animate the High Street. They were created by the internationally renowned artist Bob and Roberta Smith the project was initially commissioned by Turner Contemporary to create this striking banner installation in 2006. Bob and Roberta Smith is a […]

21 June 2011

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2012 Olympic Poster Artists Unveiled

Twelve Artists have been selected by the organizers of the 2012 Olympics to design the official posters. The list reads like a who’s who of A- Lister names from the London art scene. Tracey Emin, Bridget Riley ,Michael Craig -Martin and Bob and Roberta Smith plus Turner Prize winners Howard Hodgkin, Martin Creed, Chris Ofili […]

10 June 2011

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Louis Vuitton Launches New Website For Young Artists

Louis Vuitton in partnership with London art institutions the Whitechapel Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts and Tate Britain, have launched REcreative. It’s a new website where emerging artists can post their work and learn how more established creatives start their careers. The website is for arts events and exhibitions through exclusive online content. Users can […]

21 April 2011

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Contemporary Artists Paint The Queen

The Queen at 85 How Contemporary Artists Depict The Monarch Happy 85th Birthday ‘Ma’am’. The Queen celebrates her 85th birthday today just ahead of the Royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Do we care? Not really! However, portraits of the Queen, I have a lot of time for. Here is a selection of […]

12 October 2010

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New Save The Arts Works Unveiled

Mark Titchner “Cut Us, And Don’t Kill Us” – Bob and Roberta Smith “ART GALLERY CLOSED” Artist Patrick Brill better known as Bob and Roberta Smith has created a new work for the ‘Save The Arts Campaign. It is supported by over 100 leading British artists against the government’s proposed funding cuts of the arts, […]