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7 February 2018

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20/21 British Art Fair Sold And Rebranded At Saatchi Gallery

The 20/21 British Art Fair, is to be rebranded as The British Art Fair and move to the Saatchi Gallery, as part of a major investment...

7 February 2018

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Rachel Whiteread Sculpture Chosen For UCL Student Centre

Rachel Whiteread the Turner Prize winning sculptor is returning to the university where she learned her craft to create an artwork that will be...

6 February 2018

Rare Julia Margaret Cameron Photo Album At Risk Of Leaving UK

A temporary export bar has been placed on an important Album, by Julia Margaret Cameron, one of the key pioneering photographers of the 19th...

5 February 2018

Diaspora Pavilion Venice Moves To Wolverhampton For Restaging

Wolverhampton Art Gallery’s first contemporary art exhibition of 2018 is a reconfiguration of the Diaspora Pavilion, which took place in Venice during the 57th...

3 February 2018

Facebook Courbet Censorship Lawsuit Has Its Day In Paris Court

A French teacher who accused Facebook of censorship when they deleted his account for posting an image of a Gustave Courbet painting from 1866,...

3 February 2018

Bayeux Tapestry A Battle For East Sussex – Lesley Samms

Following a recent meeting with Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, President of France has announced his intention to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK.

2 February 2018

Manchester Art Gallery Removes Popular Waterhouse Painting To Prompt #MeToo Dialogue

The temporary removal by the Manchester Art Gallery of a popular painting, Hylas and the Nymphs by JW Waterhouse is part of a project...

2 February 2018

Christie’s Staggering £5.1b $6.6b Global Results 2017 – Crunch This

Christie’s has released their year ending December 2017 global figures and it is another record year for the auction corporation.

1 February 2018

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Serpentine Launches Inaugural Beijing Pavilion Collaboration With JIAKUN Architects

The Serpentine Galleries (London) and WF CENTRAL (Beijing) have announced a major international collaboration: a new architecture Pavilion, designed by JIAKUN Architects

1 February 2018

JMW Turner Masterpiece: Temporary Export Bar Provides Time To Find UK Buyer

Michael Ellis the Arts Minister has placed a temporary export bar on Ehrenbreitstein, a painting by JMW Turner, to provide an opportunity to keep...

31 January 2018

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Mona Hatoum Presented With Prestigious Annual Art Icon Award 2018

Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) was presented with the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery on Monday 29 January.

29 January 2018

Chuck Close And Thomas Roma Exhibitions Cancelled Over Sex Controversy

The National Gallery of Art in Washington has announced that it has postponed two upcoming solo exhibitions following allegations of sexual misconduct against the exhibiting artists, Chuck...

29 January 2018

Rebel Women: Suffragette Centenary Celebrated At National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery will exhibit a portrait slashed with a butcher’s cleaver by a suffragette for the first time in over twenty years.

28 January 2018

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Hull Banksy Mural ‘Should Be Cleaned Off Says Tory Councillor

A new stencilled mural by the street artist Banksy has appeared on a Hull bridge.  It was first spotted by passers-by on Thursday. The...

26 January 2018

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Turner Prize Winner Martin Boyce Unveils New Commission At Tate Britain 

Martin Boyce the Turner Prize-winning artist has been commissioned to create a new installation outside Tate Britain.

25 January 2018

Christo Given Go-ahead To Create Mastaba Sculpture In Serpentine

The conceptual artist Christo has been given the go-ahead to create a massive ‘Mastaba’ sculpture situated in Hyde Park.

24 January 2018

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Grayson Perry RA Appointed Coordinator Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2018

Grayson Perry RA will be the co-ordinator of the Royal Academy annual Summer Exhibition in June 2018.

23 January 2018

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African American Painter Jack Whitten Dies Age 78

The African American painter Jack Whitten has died age 78.

20 January 2018

Jeremy Deller Helps Relaunch 1940s School Prints Programme At Hepworth Wakefield

Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller is helping to relaunch the pioneering school prints project which brought contemporary art to children who would not otherwise...

19 January 2018

Anish Kapoor Donates $1m Genesis Prize Foundation Award To Refugee Charities

Anish Kapoor has announced that he will donate his $1m Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) award to five prominent NGOs engaged in alleviating the global refugee crisis.

19 January 2018

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Ed Moses Pioneer West Coast Abstract Painter Dies Age 91

ED MOSES the pioneering West Coast artist has died age 91.

18 January 2018

Dennis Oppenheim Sculpture Destroyed By South Korean Authorities

A sculpture by the late US artist Dennis Oppenheim has been destroyed in South Korea by the Haeundae District Office, local authorities.

18 January 2018

Bayeux Tapestry To Go On Display At British Museum

Sources have told Artlyst today that the Bayeux Tapestry will go on display at British Museum after the French Government agreed it could leave...

15 January 2018

Michael Rakowitz Fourth Plinth Commission First Photo Unveiled

Here is the first view of Michael Rakowitz’s new commission, The Invisible Enemy, Should Not Exist which will be unveiled on the Fourth Plinth...

15 January 2018

Tate Exchange Announce 200 CSM Art Students To Join Associates Programme

Artist studios at Tate Modern, created by 200 students from Central Saint Martins, UAL, will open the second year of the Tate Exchange Associates...

14 January 2018

Top Photographers Testino and Weber Suspended From Vogue Over Sexual Harassment

Two of the world's highest paid fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have been suspended from working for Conde Nast

14 January 2018

Art Dealer Anthony d’Offay Faces Inappropriate Behaviour Allegations

The art dealer Anthony d’Offay, who gave his £200m art collection to the nation and created Artist Rooms a touring exhibition which has had...

14 January 2018

Picasso Portrait Painted The Same Year As Guernica To Be Auctioned

Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter), goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s after an international tour of exhibition...

14 January 2018

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Queen Appoints Fitzwilliam Chief Tim Knox Director Of Royal Collection

Tim Knox has been appointed Director of the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.

10 January 2018

Troubled Schwitters Merz Barn May Be Exported To China

The troubled Merz Barn in Langdale, Cumbria once used by the artist Kurt Schwitters as a studio, after escaping the Nazis in the 1940s...

9 January 2018

Nan Goldin: Epidemic Opioid Addiction Demands Sackler Family Accountability

Nan Goldin has woven a practice revolving around human crisis whether it be the 1980s AIDS epidemic or domestic abuse. Her own experiences offer...

8 January 2018

Matt Hancock Appointed Culture Secretary In May’s Latest Reshuffle

Matt Hancock has been named the new culture secretary replacing Karen Bradley in the cabinet reshuffle which took place Today, Monday, 8th January, following...