Unless you’ve been stuck in outer space or Elon Musk has deployed you to test out the feasibility of luxury corporate space travel during the pandemic, you’ll be aware that we are currently experiencing the most significant global Black civil rights movement since 1968.
Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement on Sunday, the next stage in easing the COVID-19 lockdown could include the reopening of Museums and Galleries. This would be possible as soon as 1st June.
9 February 2020
National Gallery Explores ‘Sin’ In New Exhibition – Interview Dr Joost Joustra Curator With Revd Jonathan Evens
The first exhibition in the UK exploring sin in art will be staged at the National Gallery this spring. ‘Sin’ will bring together paintings from the National Gallery’s collection dating from the 16th to the 18th century with loans from important private and public collections including modern and contemporary works by Andy Warhol, Tracey Emin, and Ron Mueck.
29 January 2020
The new American Pastoral exhibition at Gagosian’s Britannia Street space is of museum quality, even if what’s on show doesn’t always seem to relate to the title.
15 January 2020
Live in Your Head: Richard Artschwager’s Cabinet of Curiosities is an exhibition spanning the five decades of Artschwager’s career, and his first in London since 2003.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions in London now (December 2019).
As a wheelchair user, I wanted to write a piece about what it’s like for a disabled person visiting commercial galleries in London.
20 October 2019
The main items in Sterling Ruby’s exhibition at Gagosian Britannia Street (his first solo show with the gallery here in London) are huge works from a series called ACTS (2006-2018). In this case, the word has no direct reference to Holy Scripture.
13 August 2019
Sculptures by Sterling Ruby will be the feature Britannia Street exhibition at Gagosian over Frieze Week.
14 July 2019
The new show at Charlie Smith London celebrates, as the handout tells you, “a full decade’s operations in Shoreditch”. Within that period, the gallery has presented 88 exhibitions and has participated in more than 30 art fairs in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the USA and here in the UK.
Sculpture in the City, the annual public art programme set amongst well-known architectural landmarks, has launched, celebrating their ninth edition. Nineteen artworks make up this year’s outdoor sculpture park in the Square Mile, to include a new artwork by Jonathan Trayte to be unveiled in Autumn 2019.
27 June 2019
The Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad unveils his latest exhibition Seeing Through Babel at The Ismaili Centre, London.
25 May 2019
This will be a great year of Leonardo celebrations because 2019 marks five centuries since the great artist died and Leonardo is now one of the great monuments of Western culture. Various countries are squabbling over who can do his memory the most honour.
27 April 2019
Chantal Joffe Victoria Miro London: In his seminal 1972 book Ways of Seeing, the late John Berger claimed that: ‘A woman must continually watch herself…From earliest childhood, she has been taught and persuaded to survey herself…
Writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London March 2019. He currently writes freelance including for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors.
6 December 2018
Olafur Eliasson working in collaboration with leading geologist Minik Rosing, is exhibiting blocks of melting ice, one in front of Tate Modern and another outside Bloomberg’s London headquarters to create the significant artwork, Ice Watch. Ice Watch will serve as a visceral reminder of the impact of climate change.
Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently- unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament Square, London.
23 September 2018
Sotheby’s, London, have sold the collection of Damien Hirst’s business manager, mentor and ‘partner in crime’, Frank Dunphy for a total of £10,088,125 million
23 September 2018
Chris Burden ‘Measured’, an exhibition of two large-scale works 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013) will be unveiled at Gagosian Britannia Street
19 February 2018
Nancy Rubins’ exuberant exhibition at Gagosian Britannia Street comes as a great relief in the current epoch of self-righteous #MeToo feminism. Essentially it consists of four very large sculptures, accompanied by two equally large wall drawings, The drawings – so-called – are non-figurative, and need not detain one for long. They are essentially playful works, […]
21 December 2017
Artlyst has produced a helpful guide to the closing times of the major London museums and galleries during Christmas 2017 holiday period.
9 November 2017
London: The Roman Temple of Mithras, dating from the third century, nearly 1,800 years ago, has been unveiled in its reconstructed form on the site of its original discovery in the heart of the City of London.
1 November 2017
Like quite a lot of grand museum exhibitions in London recently, this new show at Tate Britain doesn’t quite tell its announced story.
13 September 2017
Up Now in London – Paul Carey-Kent chooses the best of the Autumn season’s start.
13 August 2017
London: Moniker Art Fair’s eighth edition will consolidate its position as one of the leading global art fair dedicated to urban art and its related subcultures, welcoming a wave of existing and new collectors keen to collect and interact with the art world’s fastest-growing contemporary sector.
12 July 2017
The “Dark Side of Liberty, an exhibition launched with much fanfare at Liberty’s flagship Regent Street shop has removed a number of artworks and cancelled scheduled performance pieces.
24 June 2017
As the world’s attention focuses on respecting women’s rights, and with a critical need to develop understanding and encourage friendship between the peoples of the Middle East and West, an East-West bridge-building exhibition under the title “I AM” an exhibition of Middle Eastern Women Artists comes to London from Amman, Jordan.
24 June 2017
Michael Pendry light installations were first presented to a larger audience in 2005 for the ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums) in Munich. ‘Störung’ (Disturbance) was shown in a Munich church and began a practice which continued with the church-based light and video installations ‘Das apokalyptische Weib’ (The Apocalyptic Woman) and ‘Sacre Coeur’. […]
19 June 2017
The shortlist for the Young Masters Art Prize has selected eighteen artists from across the globe.
2 June 2017
The internet giant Google has submitted plans for a ‘landscraper’ for its London headquarters.Construction on the project is on course to begin in 2018 The King’s Cross building which is as long as the Shard is wide is designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studios, the team behind TfL’s New Bus for London and the 2012 Olympic Cauldron.