12 August 2018
The London Open at the Whitechapel Gallery is a triennial event. As the curators, Emily Butler and Cameron Foote, say in their catalogue introduction the London art world has gone through a great deal of change.
15 July 2018
New Contemporaries has opened in Liverpool to coincide with the 20th birthday of the Liverpool Biennial. The exhibition selected from recent graduates of UK art schools, it is a good insight into practices, showcasing some of the most dynamic work being made by emerging artists.
The London Open 2018 is again upon us bringing critical work by some of the most dynamic contemporary artists in the capital today. The latest edition of this triennial summer exhibition offers a free, lively space to discover new work
Could Hungary still retake its place on the art-map of Europe and contemporary art from Budapest have an international recognition
Christopher Gray was born in 1965 and has always lived and worked in London.
28 June 2017
This year’s big graduation show of work by Fine Arts students from the Royal College of Art is both inspiriting and at the same time just a little bit depressing.
2 April 2017
I’ve always liked the Other Art Fair, on in London from now till April 2nd. But I’ve never quite known what to say about it.
21 March 2017
The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the first at the new spacious downtown location, is a total home run. Form, function and fun come together.
9 February 2017
Art Below the London-based organisation that curates artist-designed posters in tube stations, billboards as well as gallery exhibitions launches their first billboard event in Grand Union Station, Los Angeles. This February the organisation headed by Ben Moore will feature work by 28 UK and US-based emerging and established artists. Artlyst will again be a media partner for this engaging project.
Until I visited Detroit, I had no idea that Brooklyn has come to be identified as an anathema, nationally. Artists of all types and old time city dwellers take hard gulps when the borough is mentioned in comparative discussions to many cities which have been blown off course by gentrification. Energy Mass I got […]
Virginie Syn is Artlyst’s roving art correspondent. As an international art insider with a respected eye for what’s new Virginie has uncovered six of the best from her latest whirlwind tour of the globe in May 2016. Spring started with a good round up of Art events and fairs and I found myself on the road again, busily meeting artists, […]
Condo is a collaborative exhibition by 24 galleries over 8 London spaces. It is also a viable alternative to some of the problems faced by young galleries and artists at present. With the inherited landscape and business models of commercial galleries that opened in the 90s simply not working for young galleries anymore, and with key art centres like London and […]
The all new XL Catlin Art Guide 2016 which showcases emerging Artists in the UK is set for release at the London Art Fair which runs from the 20-24 January. This fully-illustrated, limited edition publication, the seventh in a series, has established a strong reputation for championing the most outstanding graduate and postgraduate artists from UK art schools. […]
Felix Treadwell’s long awaited solo show, at CNB Gallery, opens on 8th July. Winner of the HIX Award 2014, Ripple on a Playground is Felix’s debut exhibition following the success of his recently completed degree in Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts. Born in a town near Brighton in 1992, Felix was inspired to become an artist from his experiences […]
Show One of the Central Saint Martins Degree Shows has opened at their Kings Cross campus. This consists of Art: BA Fine Art, MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art & Science, MRes: Art – Exhibtion Studies, Mres Art – Moving Image, MRes Art – Theory and Philosophy. Here is a selection of my 10 favourite offerings from […]
The House of St Barnabas, Soho London, has launched their permanent art collection `The Collective’ at their new, not-for-profit members’ club, which opened on 8 November. The concept behind this new addition to the West End scene, marks an innovative step forward for all private members’ clubs. It offers a conscious clientele which mixes well with […]
Art13 London opened its doors to VIPs and the press last night in what suceeded to be the city’s most up to date global contemporary art fair. Art13 has launched this brand new event a week prior to New Yorks Armory Week, making a brave challenge to New York’s March supremacy. The fair is the […]
This years ‘Supermarket’, the satellite art fair which runs concurrently with ‘Market,’ Stockholm’s prestigious contemporary art fair exhibited 88 emerging galleries from 30 countries, taking part in the Nordic region’s largest art fair in 2013. At Supermarket I met a number of artist-run galleries from all over the world. All were showcasing the latest trends […]