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24 June 2022

Yinka Shonibare: Mr And Mrs Andrews Without Their Heads – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Mr and Mrs Andrews is arguably Gainsborough's most famous painting. A young couple poses for their wedding portrait beneath an oak tree. Behind them...

20 June 2022

Art Illuminating spirituality June 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

The adherence of the Singh Twins to the Indian miniature painting tradition has been a way of asserting their right to choose a visual...

11 June 2022

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Peter Buggenhout: Interview of the Month, March 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Belgian sculptor Peter Buggenhout makes slippery, near-formless sculptures that typically repulse with their abject materials, yet draw you in to an uncanny unknowability.

6 June 2022

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Colour And Art History On A Paris Road Trip – James Payne

Paris is always good for an Artlyst road trip, as James Payne discovers as he visits Fondation Louis Vuitton, Cluny Museum and goes on...

4 June 2022

Henry Moore Sharing Form At Hauser & Wirth Somerset – James Payne

In the autumn of 1921, Henry Moore, a student from the Royal College of Art, visited Stonehenge. It would have a profound effect on...

Steven Campbell Dressing Above Your Station Fashion And Textiles In His Work – Clare Henry

Fashion and Textiles in the Life and Work of the Artist Steven Campbell tells his story using the thread of his dramatic outfits.

Dreaming With Our Bodies In Ancient Futures – Venice Biennale 2022 – Marie-Louise Jones

The 59th Venice Biennale reconnects sensory awareness with ancestral forms of knowledge

18 May 2022

Cecilia Alemani’s Powerful Harmonious Venice Biennale – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was curious to see how the Curator Cecilia Alemani - one of the few female curators of the Biennale, was going to address...

The Return Of A Post Pandemic Art Brussels – Paul Carey Kent

Art Brussels sprouts back to life after two years missed for Covid, from 28 April – 1 May.

4 May 2022

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Andrew Marr Talks Painting Not Politics With Ria Higgins

Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition...

Venice To London May 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity's historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying...

Martin Parr: Interview of the Month May 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.

Surrealism’s Alternative History The 59th Venice Biennale – Nico Kos Earle

The Venice Biennale sparks surreal conversations between past and present in 'Milk of Dreams', curated by Cecilia Alemani

29 April 2022

Great Art Cities Explained YouTube Series Venice Biennale Special

Great Art Cities Explained (GACE) follows the successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer...

28 April 2022

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Cornelia Parker: Cold Dark Matter 1991 – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Cornelia Parker exploded a garden shed with the help of the British army. She'd contacted them for advice and was invited to the Army...

59th Venice Biennale: Twelve Things To See On-Site – Paul Carter Robinson

I have just returned from the 59th Venice Biennale, which was thrown off course by a year due to the pandemic.

26 April 2022

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Eight Of The Best Collateral Events – 59th Venice Biennale – Lee Sharrock

Writer and PR Consultant Lee Sharrock has selected eight of the best collateral events taking place in Venice during the 59th Biennale.

17 April 2022

Venice Biennale 2022: Official Collateral Events Guide – Artlyst

This year, the Venice Biennale offers 30 official collateral events that the curators have sanctioned. They will run at the same time as the...

16 April 2022

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59th Venice Biennale One Stop Guide To Artists Curators And Pavilions – Artlyst

The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled 'The Milk of Dreams', from Saturday April 23 to Sunday November 27

Glasgow’s Burrell Nearly 40 Years On Gets A New Look – Clare Henry

Back in 1983, on the day the Queen opened the famous Burrell, I reported enthusiastically for the BBC on its unique qualities.

11 April 2022

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NFTs Hog The Headlines But Traditional Fine Art Sales Outperform Due To Digital Auctions

Love them or loathe them, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have now established their place in the art world firmament and, in doing so, have hogged...

2 April 2022

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David Nash: Interview of the Month April 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Forty years ago, David Nash was the first artist to make work on-site for Yorkshire Sculpture Park –invited by the founding director Peter Murray,...

31 March 2022

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No Surprises: Annual Art Basel Global Art Market Report 2022 Revealed

The Art Basel Market Report 2022 is a highly anticipated industry barometer.

21 March 2022

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Anish Kapoor: Svayambh – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

In the fine elegance of Burlington House, with all its associations of white privilege, Anish Kapoor's lumbering train conjured images of India's overcrowded railway...

16 March 2022

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London’s West End Galleries The Art Of Upstairs Downstairs – Clive Jennings

The traditional epicentre in Cork Street has moved west to Dover Street and Albemarle Street. Soho has always been home to several galleries.

16 March 2022

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In Around Oxford Art Galleries – March 2022 – Nico Kos Earle

Through the window of Meakin + Parsons Gallery opposite, sunbeams illuminated a quad of brightly coloured works on paper.

Marilyn Stafford Beyond A Jobbing Photographer – Claudia Barbieri Childs

BRIGHTON: Marilyn Stafford thought of herself as a jobbing photographer; she had a living to earn as a single mother.

1 March 2022

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Rana Begum: Artist Interview of the Month March 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Rana Begum brings her viewers into an interactive world of colour, light and form. Initially, her geometric language could be traced back to cityscapes...

28 February 2022

Twelve Out Of London Art Exhibitions Spring 2022

Artlyst has selected twelve exhibitions taking place in galleries and museums out of London and around the country this Spring 2022. Covering textile art,...

16 February 2022

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Mexico Art Week A Vibrant Hectic Tour – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for...

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.

1 February 2022

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Allison Katz: Interview of the Month February 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre