16 February 2022

Marcus Lyon Creates Fields of Vision At St Martin-in-the-Fields London

Fields of Vision is an immersive exterior projection created by Marcus Lyon in collaboration with St Martin-in-the-Fields.

9 February 2022

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My Art Diary And Other Thoughts February 2022  – Revd Jonathan Evens 

9/11, made Rachel Feinstein want to use religious iconography in her work again. The result is Mirror, her current art exhibition at Gagosian.

12 January 2022

Winslow Homer To Feature In New National Gallery Exhibition

The New England artist Winslow Homer (1836–1910), will have his first major UK show at London’s National Gallery. Homer is one of the most celebrated and admired American painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The show will take place later this year (10 September 2022 – 8 January 2023).  Little known in […]

11 December 2021

Albrecht Dürer Travels Of A Renaissance Artist – National Gallery London – Revd Jonathan Evens

Albrecht Dürer, himself, lived in Nuremberg throughout his life but made several significant European journeys.

6 December 2021

Ermina Avramidou: Deception A Solo Exhibition – Varvara Roza Galleries and The Blender Gallery London

Varvara Roza Galleries and The Blender Gallery are mounting a solo exhibition of paintings by Ermina Avramidou one of the most interesting contemporary female artists to emerge from Greece. 

23 November 2021

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Magnus Plessen: Artist Interview of the Month December 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

The German painter Magnus Plessen tends to paint in thematic groups: in 2016, he showed his ‘1914-1918’ series in London

19 November 2021

Great Art Cities Explained New Art And Travel Video Series Launched

Following the wildly successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer and curator James Payne, a new art and travel series has launched. Great Art Cities Explained, a collaboration from PayneShurvell gallery owners, James Payne and Joanne Shurvell, will run concurrently on the same channel.

10 November 2021

Kehinde Wiley Explores Climate Change And Migration At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery London will feature an exhibition of the American Artist Kehinde Wiley (b. 1977, Los Angeles).

26 October 2021

Philip Tsiaras: Superdot Paintings Exhibited At Gallery 8 London

Varvara Galleries and The Blender Gallery announce a solo exhibition of ‘Dot Pop Portraits’ by the Greek artist Philip Tsiaris at Gallery 8 in Mayfair

4 October 2021

Pace Inaugurates New London Gallery With Mark Rothko Exhibition

Pace inaugurates their new London gallery with Mark Rothko 1968: Clearing Away, an exhibition of rarely seen works on paper

23 June 2020

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UK Museums And Galleries May Reopen From 4 July

Museums and galleries will be allowed to reopen in England from 4 July. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced measures easing the coronavirus restrictions in place since March.

10 June 2020

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Black Lives Matter March American Embassy London – Oliver Malin

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.

13 May 2020

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London Museum And Gallery Lockdown Could Be Relaxed In June

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

American Pastoral Art Celebrated In New London Show – Edward Lucie-Smith

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

Richard Artschwager: A Display Of Cabinet of Curiosities – Gagosian London

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.

3 December 2019

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Recommended London Art Exhibitions December 2019 – Paul Carey Kent

The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions in London now (December 2019).

28 October 2019

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How Wheelchair Friendly Are London Commercial Galleries? – David Lock Investigates

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

Sterling Ruby: Gagosian – Britannia Street – Edward Lucie-Smith

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

Sterling Ruby To Feature At Gagosian Over London Frieze Week

Sculptures by Sterling Ruby will be the feature Britannia Street exhibition at Gagosian over Frieze Week.

14 July 2019

Charlie Smith London Is 10 – Edward Lucie-Smith

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.

1 July 2019

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Sculpture In The City London Unveils Edition Nine

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

Kevork Mourad Explores The Babel Story At The Ismaili Centre London

The Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad unveils his latest exhibition Seeing Through Babel at The Ismaili Centre, London.

25 May 2019

Leonardo Da Vinci A Man Of Seductive Charm – Edward Lucie-Smith

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: Her Own Sense Of Being – Victoria Miro – Sue Hubbard

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…

Art Exhibitions Up Now in London March 2019 – Paul Carey- Kent

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 Ice Watch Installation Highlights Climate Change In London

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.

28 October 2018

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Gillian Wearing Exhibition Celebrating Her Parliament Square Millicent Fawcett Statue Announced

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

Frank Dunphy: Damien Hirst Manager’s Art Collection Sells For Millions At Sotheby’s

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: Gagosian Unveils Two Large-scale Works For Frieze Week

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: A Woman Of Conviction – Gagosian – Edward Lucie-Smith

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

London Christmas Museum Guide 2017 – What’s Open, What’s Closed

Artlyst has produced a helpful guide to the closing times of the major London museums and galleries during Christmas 2017 holiday period.