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23 May 2021

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Lord Hall National Gallery Chairman Resigns Over Diana Interview – 20th Serpentine Pavilion – Art Basel HK What The Galleries Said

 Lord Hall National Gallery Chairman Resigns Over Diana Interview - 20th Serpentine Pavilion - Art Basel HK What The Galleries Said

The Trouble With The Turner Prize – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Turner Prize continues to be in trouble. The competition has an aim: to single out the best new artists living and working in...

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair – Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past – Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair - Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past Through Art - Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

Liverpool Biennial Launches 11th Edition Titled The Stomach And The Port

The Liverpool Biennial opens today, showcasing nine new exhibitions, bringing together the complete presentation of the 11th Edition

14 May 2021

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David Hockney Criticised For Childish Tube Sign Design

On the eve of a major new show at the Royal Academy, Britain's best-loved artist David Hockney has been criticised, by members of the...

13 May 2021

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Picasso Monet Basquiat and Kusama Brighten Up New York Spring Auctions

Results from the major Modern and Contemporary art sales at Christie's, Sotheby's and Bonhams' NY has conveyed a message of optimism to the COVID...

11 May 2021

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Turner Nominated Black Obsidian Sound System Bites The Hand Of Tate

The 2021 Turner Prize nominated artist collective, Black Obsidian Sound System has lashed out at Tate in a statement following their surprise nomination. They...

7 May 2021

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Turner Prize 2021 Announces Shortlist of Artist Collectives

The shortlist for the Turner Prize 2021 has been revealed by Tate Britain, and for the first time, the Turner Prize jury has selected...

4 May 2021

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Bill Gates Art Collection And The Divorce – Ackroyd & Harvey 100 Oak Tree Joseph Beuys Homage – Search For Art Fund Museum of the Year 

Bill Gates Art Collection And The Divorce - Ackroyd & Harvey 100 Oak Tree Joseph Beuys Homage - Search For Art Fund Museum of...

1 May 2021

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Eli Broad Philanthropist And Art Collector Dies Age 87

The Philanthropist and entrepreneur Eli Broad, who co-founded with his wife Edye the contemporary art museum, The Broad, in LA has died age 87.

29 April 2021

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Art Movers: Leon Black Departs MoMA – Amy Cappellazzo Quits Sotheby’s – England’s Creative Coast

Art Movers: Leon Black Departs MoMa - Amy Cappellazzo Quits Sotheby's - England's Creative Coast

27 April 2021

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€1500 Caravaggio Found In Madrid Auction House – Robert Indiana Estate Cheated By Lawyers – Armory Show Announces 2021 Exhibitor List

€1500 Caravaggio Found In Madrid Auction House - Robert Indiana Estate Cheated By Lawyers - Armory Show Announces 2021 Exhibitor List

27 April 2021

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Jeff Koons Quits Gagosian and Zwirner For Exclusive Pace Gallery Representation

Jeff Koons has left his long term galleries Gagosian and David Zwirner to be exclusively represented by Pace.

22 April 2021

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Nan Goldin Harassed By Sackler PI – Olafur Eliasson Climate Change Initiative – Sotheby’s First Women-Only Artists Sale

Nan Goldin Harassed By Sackler PI - Olafur Eliasson Climate Change Initiative - Sotheby's First Women- Only Artists Sale

21 April 2021

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Researchers Create Whitest White Paint – Maurizio Cattelan At Pirelli HangarBicocca – Yoko Ono Unveils Wish Tree In Washington

Researchers Create Whitest White Paint - Yoko Ono Unveils Wish Tree In Washington - Maurizio Cattelan At Pirelli HangarBicocca 

15 April 2021

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Netflix Takes On Gardner Museum Heist – Why Saudi Arabia Refused To Loan Salvator Mundi – theVOV A New Virtual Arts Ecosystem

Netflix Takes On Gardner Museum Heist - Why Saudi Arabia Refused To Loan Salvator Mundi - theVOV A New Virtual Arts Ecosystem

9 April 2021

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Frieze Cancels Prestigious Los Angeles 2021 Art Fair

Just when it looked like the LA art scene was recovering from COVID, Frieze LA has found it necessary to cancel its 2021 event

9 April 2021

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Tracey Emin Announces Bladder Cancer All Clear 

In an extensive interview with BBC's Newsnight, Tracey Emin, 57, has spoken candidly about her three-month all clear milestone.

8 April 2021

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Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator - Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall - National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

7 April 2021

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Van Gogh and Hals Theft Arrest – Bayeux Tapestry Loan In Jeopardy – $55m Picasso At Christie’s

Van Gogh and Hals Theft Arrest - Bayeux Tapestry Loan In Jeopardy - $55m Picasso At Christie's

6 April 2021

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Venice Biennale: Council Bans Private Spaces – Thomas Gainsborough Masterpiece Discovered – Lady Petchey Sculpture Prize

Venice town council is trying to make it impossible to rent private exhibition spaces during the Venice Biennale and the Architecture Biennale. 

2 April 2021

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MSCHF Artist Collective: NIKE Blocks Sale Of Modified 666 Satan Shoes 

MSCHF, have lost their case against Nike over a controversial line of 'Satan Shoes' containing a drop of real human blood in the soles.

1 April 2021

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David Mach RA Unveils 100 Mile Scottish Border Wall Project

Construction has started on the 'Irn Curtain', a 100-mile artwork by the Turner Prize-nominated artist David Mach RA

31 March 2021

Artemisia Painting Acquired By Getty Museum – Musée d’Orsay Rebranded – Museum Visitors Plummet By 77%

Artemisia Painting Acquired By Getty Museum - Musée d’Orsay Rebranded - Museums Visitors Plummet By 77%

26 March 2021

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Warhol Foundation Loses Lynn Goldsmith Prince Appropriation Appeal

A Court of Appeals in New York has ruled that Andy Warhol did not make 'fair use' of the original Lynn Goldsmith 1981 photograph

26 March 2021

Spencer Tunick Creates Naked Lockdown Zoom Happening

Stay Apart Together is a naked conference call by the internationally known artist Spencer Tunick. The artist is recognised for his global nude happenings. 

Middle East Art News: Sacha Jafri Sells Massive Painting For £45m – Art Dubai Launches – Qatar Museums Unveil Inaugural Tasweer Photo Festival

The world's largest painting, created by a little-known British artist Sacha Jafri, has been sold at auction in Dubai for £45m to  French crypto businessman...

24 March 2021

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David McCabe Who Documented Warhol’s Factory For A Year Dies

David McCabe, who has died at age 80, was best-know for his photos taken over a year, documenting Andy Warhol's Factory.

23 March 2021

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Banksy Game Changer Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities

Banksy 'Game Changer' painting Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities At Christie's in London

23 March 2021

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Disgraced Sackler Family To Have Name Removed From Dozens of Museums

Why do I feel so much vitriol towards the Sackler family? Could it be that after 450,000 opioid-related deaths...

18 March 2021

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New London Gallery Weekend Announced For June 2021 – Christie’s Drops Impressionist Nomenclatures – Marina Abramović Guest Curates WePresent Series

New London Gallery Weekend Announced For June 2021 Christie's Drops Impressionist Nomenclatures Marina Abramović Guest Curates WePresent Series

17 March 2021

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Cy Twombly Foundation Louvre Lawsuit – Nazi Era Klimt Painting Returned – Gerhard Richter Holocaust Panels Permanent Loan

Cy Twombly Foundation Louvre Lawsuit - Nazi Era Klimt Painting Returned - Gerhard Richter Holocaust Panels Permanent Loan