As the contemporary art world goes dark, and as galleries – official spaces and commercial ones – slam shut their doors, one inevitably starts to wonder what the art world will be like once all this is over—the British art world, and also the global one.
8 December 2016
The London Art Fair, now in its 29th edition returns to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London from 18-22 January 2017. The Fair is well known for providing a supportive environment for collectors of all levels, enhanced by an engaging programme of curated exhibitions, talks, tours, films, and performances.
Original works of art created by some of the best known artists in the UK are hidden away and not on public display, says Michael Dugher MP for Barnsley East, Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Culture Secretary. He points out that over 22,000 paintings, prints and sculptures have been catalogued by the Government Art Collection and only a ‘Privileged Few’ ever […]
People in Scotland have begun voting on independence today. If Scotland votes yes to their independence from the United Kingdom – each will split ending a 307-year-old union – a separation that could also include the re-appraisal of cultural and artistic relationships which could change the face of the contemporary art scene in Britain and […]
Members of the public can choose great British artworks to be part of the world’s largest art exhibition, on view on streets around the UK this summer, by selecting their favourite work from a list published on 21 June on artweverywhere.org.uk. To help bring extraordinary art to billboards and bus-stops across Britain the public can […]
30 January 2012
Tate Britain’s Migrations brings together an engaging collection of works from over a period of 500 years, but lacks real coherence Migrations is a major new exhibition at Tate Britain setting out to explore the ways in which British art has been shaped by incoming culture and peoples. The exhibition has been constructed from works […]
Realist painter Lucian Freud has died aged 88 after a brief illness Lucian Freud, one of the seminal British Painters of the 20th century has died in London, after a brief illness, he was 88. Born the son of an Austrian Jewish father, Ernst Ludwig Freud, a successful architect, and a German mother, Lucie née […]