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30 June 2018

Guy Wildenstein Cleared Of Tax Fraud After Second Paris Trial Collapses

The French billionaire art dealer Guy Wildenstein has been cleared of tax fraud after a second trial collapsed in Paris on Friday.

28 June 2018

Banksy Murals Appear In Paris To Coincide With World Refugee Day

New Banksy works have appeared in the French capital, Paris. The murals depict messages about Europe's migrant crisis, capitalism and globalisation.

28 June 2018

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Masterpiece London – Affair To Remember – Or Not – Edward Lucie-Smith

The initial omens are not good. As you go into Masterpiece 2018, the first thing that greets you – though ‘greets’ is the wrong...

27 June 2018

New Record For Lucian Freud Painting At Sotheby’s London

A painting by the British Artist Lucian Freud from his 'last great nudes' series, Portrait on a White Cover has sold at Sotheby’s London...

21 June 2018

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Government Earmarks £20m For Culture and Creative Industries In England

Arts Minister Michael Ellis has launched a £20 million fund aimed at helping culture, heritage and the creative industries to benefit towns and cities...

20 June 2018

Anish Kapoor Sues NRA Over Video Infringement

The Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Anish Kapoor has filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the US.

18 June 2018

Christo Launches Mastaba His First UK Public Artwork

To coincide with a new exhibition of Christo and Jeanne Claude, at the Serpentine Gallery, the 83 year old artist has launched his amazing...

18 June 2018

Art Basel 2018 Round-Up Reports Buoyant Sales At Core Event

Art Basel Switzerland which is always an important barometer in the art market has reported that some of the world’s premier galleries experienced remarkable...

17 June 2018

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Glasgow School Of Art Destroyed In Second Devastating Blaze

Fire crews have spent a third day at the scene of the latest fire to hit the historic Glasgow School of Art.

12 June 2018

Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné An Update By Richard Polsky

With another ten years (1976-1986) of Warhol’s paintings to document before it’s completed, here are the positives, the negatives, and the controversies — so...

11 June 2018

Christian Marclay: Legendary Video Installation The Clock Screened At Tate

Christian Marclay is one of the most important artists of his generation. The internationally celebrated 24-hour video installation The Clock will go on display...

11 June 2018

Serpentine Pavilion By Frida Escobedo Unveiled In London Sunshine

This year’s Serpentine Pavilion, designed by emerging Mexican star Frida Escobedo has been unveiled to the press. The 38-year-old architect is the youngest ever...

9 June 2018

Frieze Sculpture Announces 2018 Artists For London’s Regent’s Park

Frieze has announced the artists participating in this year's Sculpture Park. The event which opens in July is again curated by Clare Lilley Director of...

9 June 2018

Rose Wylie and Lubaina Himid Honoured In 2018 Queen’s Birthday List

The Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid and The octogenarian artist Rose Wylie have been given OBEs in the Queens Birthday List.

7 June 2018

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Heather Phillipson Unveils New Art on the Underground Commission

A major commission by British artist Heather Phillipson for the disused platform at Gloucester Road Underground station has been unveiled by Art on the...

5 June 2018

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Malcolm Morley Pioneering Photorealist Painter Dies Age 86

The first Turner Prize winner, the painter Malcolm Morley, has died at age 86.

2 June 2018

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The London Group Announces Three Exhibitions For Waterloo Festival

St John’s Waterloo is an Anglican church with a big heart and an open door. This year, The London Group will mount three new...

1 June 2018

Banksy Greatest Hits Exhibition Set For Lazinc In July

A new exhibition of work by the Street Artist Banksy will be staged by Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s original gallerist, along with Lazinc co-founder Wissam...

31 May 2018

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FIAC Paris Announce Exhibitors List For 45th Edition

FIAC, the leading international Contemporary and Modern art fair, held each year in Paris has announced their exhibitor list for the 45th edition.

30 May 2018

Tate Britain Reunites Two Burne-Jones Masterpieces For Retrospective Exhibition

Two celebrated series of Pre-Raphaelite paintings will be brought together in their entirety for Tate Britain’s Burne-Jones retrospective this autumn.

30 May 2018

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London Open Triennial 2018 Announces Exhibiting Artists At Whitechapel

The London Open 2018 is again upon us bringing critical work by some of the most dynamic contemporary artists in the capital today. The...

29 May 2018

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Collishaw, Rego and Wylie Shortlisted For 2018 Southbank Award

The South Bank Sky Arts Award (originally The South Bank Show Award) has announced the three shortlisted visual artists for the 2018 award. 

24 May 2018

Blue Chip Bling Art Features In New Las Vegas Gambling Palace

High value bluechip contemporary art displayed at alternative venues is usually something that excites us here at Artlyst; however,

22 May 2018

Laure Prouvost Selected To Represent France At 58th Venice Biennale

Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost has been chosen to represent France at the 58th International Art Biennial Venice which will take place from May...

22 May 2018

Robert Indiana First Generation American Pop Artist Dies Age 89

The American Pop Artist Robert Indiana has died at his home in Vinalhaven, Maine he was 89. His iconic depiction of the word “love”...

22 May 2018

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Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years

Interview magazine has ceased publishing with immediate effect and closed their New York office. The 50-year old stalwart of NY chic was founded by...

21 May 2018

Luke Willis Thompson Wins £30k Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

The Turner Prize 2018 nominated artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 at London’s Photographers’ Gallery for autoportrait,...

21 May 2018

Geta Bratescu Creates 28th Pocket Tube Map Art

London: Dynamic new work by the Romanian artist Geta Brătescu features on the 28th edition of the Pocket Tube map, for Art on the...

19 May 2018

Understated Hats For Princess Eugenie And Beatrice By Fulham Designer

Princess Eugenie And Beatrice Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson daughters opted for understated hats after the whimsical fascinators by renowned London milliner Philip Treacy...

19 May 2018

Christie’s Record $1.79 Billion Spring Auction Season

Christie’s Spring auction series in New York achieved a grand total of $1.79 billion across two weeks of sales, marking another crowning achievement in the company’s...

18 May 2018

Cruising Pavilion Breaks With Heteronormative Venice Architecture Biennale

The Cruising Pavilion is set to go outside the tick box of hetero-normativeity when explores the contemporary architectural narratives related to LGBTQI cruising practices.

17 May 2018

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Royal Academy Renewed: Integrating Culture With Daily Life – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Royal Academy’s radical extension of its premises including some splendid new exhibition spaces and an imposing new lecture-theatre excites me, but also generates...