18 June 2018

Body Politics: James Ostrer Meets Paul Carter Robinson At Gazelli Art House

James Ostrer’s work often tests the limits of the body politics in the ever evolving analysis of the western body, sexuality, and society.

13 February 2018

Jef Geys Belgian Conceptual Artist Dies Age 83

Jef Geys (born Leopoldsburg, Belgium,1934) known for his installations, photography and conceptual work has died age 83.

General Idea Estate To Be Represented By Mitchell-Innes & Nash

The Estate of General Idea (1969-1994) is to be represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, it has been announced.

12 June 2017

Whitechapel Gallery Presents Visual Journey Exploring The Motif Of Dust

The Whitechapel Gallery is presenting a new exhibition which brings together artworks and documents tracing a visual journey through the motif of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters to domestic dirt and forensics.

2 January 2017

The Millennial Death Of Conceptual Art By Edward Lucie-Smith

Edward Lucie-Smith discusses the relevance of Conceptual Art in the millennial age.

23 July 2015

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Conceptual Artist Lawrence Weiner Announces New Blenheim Art Foundation Exhibition

A new exhibition by American artist and founding figure of Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner has been announced by the Blenheim Art Foundation. The show opening at Blenheim Palace on 10 October, will showcase works conceived by the artist over the last several decades, in addition to significant, site-specific works, created especially for the Palace. Integrated throughout the ornately furnished Palace […]

11 October 2014

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Michael Petry Installation Examines Ancient Gods Eros, Apollo and Diana

The London based international artist Michael Petry has been invited to make works at the Palácio dos Duques de Cadaval in Portugal. The installation which is currently on view, evokes the winery tradition of Alentejo associated with the symbolism of the bowl as an object used to carry offerings. Often portrayed in tales of heroes, […]

20 August 2014

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Ger van Elk Dutch Conceptual Artist Dies Age 73

Ger van Elk who died age 73 on 17 August was a highly regarded conceptual artist, both nationally as internationally, he continuously reviewed and reconsidered his own work, his personal, trivial, observations as well as art historical developments. Born in Amsterdam, in 1941 at the height of WWII, Van Elk spend many of his his […]

11 July 2014

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On Kawara First Generation Conceptual Artist Dies Age 81

“It is with great sadness that the David Zwirner gallery announces the passing of On Kawara”. For over five decades, On Kawara created paintings, drawings, books, and recordings that examine chronological time and its function as a measure of human existence. The artist began making his signature date paintings (known as the Today series) on […]

29 June 2013

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Sarah Charlesworth American Conceptual Artist And Photographer Dies

Sarah Charlesworth an American visual artist and photographer, connected to the Conceptual Art movement has died in New York age 66. She was born in East Orange, New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College in 1969, where she studied under Douglas Huebler.  After completing her degree, she also studied briefly […]

18 January 2013

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Julian Assange Case Featured In Swiss Artist’s Conceptual Work

A Swiss artist duo have used GPS tracking and live webcams to follow a parcel addressed to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Domagoj Smoljo and Carmen Weisskopf have posted updates on the parcel’s progress online as part of the art project. The parcel was delivered to the embassy and was checked by security and delivered to […]

21 October 2012

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Michael Asher Influential Installation Artist Dies In Los Angeles

For the last 40 years, Michael Asher challenged the logic of architectural structures in galleries and museums,  Born in Los Angeles, California, Asher was the son of gallerist Betty Asher and Dr. Leonard Asher. He studied at the University of California in Irvine,where he received his bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1966. He was […]

30 July 2012

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Mel Bochner Survey For Whitechapel Gallery In October

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced the first major British survey show of the New York artist Mel Bochner, one of the founding figures of conceptual art, for the Autumn. The exhibition traces nearly 50 years of Bochner’s work, from the late 1960s to today, showing his fascination with language and colour.  It will include a […]

24 January 2011

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Dennis Oppenheim Conceptual Art Pioneer Dies 72

Dennis Oppenheim the pioneering conceptual artist has died of complications from liver cancer, he was 72. Oppenheim was born in 1938 in Electric City, Washington and studied at the California College of the Arts and Stanford University, before moving to New York in 1966. He made a name for himself as one of the first […]