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9 January 2021

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Louvre’s 72% Visitor Drop – Wildenstein Family Back In Court – Richard Serra’s Qatar Sculpture Defaced

Louvre's 72% Visitor Drop - Wildenstein Family Back In Court - Richard Serra's Qatar Sculpture Defaced

5 January 2021

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George Rickey: 40 year Saga Of Glasgow’s Lost £1m Sculpture – Clare Henry

I first met the well known American kinetic sculptor George Rickey in 1982. In celebration of his 75th birthday. The Scottish Sculpture Trust led...

5 January 2021

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Yinka Shonibare Receives Art Icon Award – Patti Smith’s Poem To Greta Thunberg – Artist’s Resale Rights Post Brexit

Yinka Shonibare Receives Art Icon Award - Patti Smith's Poem To Greta Thunberg - Artist's Resale Rights Post Brexit

2 January 2021

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Art Industry Deaths 2020 – In Memoriam – Artlyst

In Memoriam Art Industry Deaths. Here is a roundup to honour the artists, curators and designers that passed away in 2020.

30 December 2020

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Artist Christopher Le Brun Knighted In New Year’s Honours List 2021

Christopher Le Brun, (born 1951) artist and former president of the Royal Academy (PRA) has been Knighted in the New Year's Honours List. Other...

29 December 2020

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David Medalla Multidisciplinary Filipino Artist Dies Age 78

The multidisciplinary artist, David Medalla b.1942 in the Philippines, has died age 78.

28 December 2020

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Patti Smith Joins Artist Anne Imhof To Rock In London’s New Year 

American Punk Rock legend Patti Smith and Golden Lion, Venice Biennale winner, German artist Anne Imhof will ring in 2021 online. 

28 December 2020

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Art Critic Barbara Rose Dies – Damien Hirst’s Personal Instagram Tour – 2020 Cultural Gifts Scheme Revealed

Art Critic Barbara Rose Dies - Damien Hirst's Personal Instagram Tour - 2020 Cultural Gifts Scheme Revealed

21 December 2020

How Corporate! Hockney Hires Managing Director – Sotheby’s Out Performs Christie’s in 2020 – Mega* Barbara Streisand Buys A $4.5m Van Gogh 

How Corporate! Hockney Hires Managing Director - Sotheby's Out Performs Christie's in 2020 - Mega* Barbara Streisand Buys A $4.5m Van Gogh 

15 December 2020

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London Museums and Galleries To Close Throughout The Holiday Period – England’s Creative Coast  2021 – Korros Ensemble Cheer

Just in from Tate. From tomorrow, Tate Modern and Tate Britain will close temporarily in line with government guidance.

12 December 2020

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Is Banksy William Hogarth’s Successor? – Edward Lucie-Smith

The appearance of a new Banksy graffito in Bristol more or less confirms his position as the genuine top dog in the current British...

10 December 2020

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Aachoo! New Banksy COVID Mural Unveiled In Bristol

A new mural by the elusive graffiti artist Banksy has appeared on a house in Bristol. It depicts an elderly woman coughing her false...

10 December 2020

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Pantone 2021 Colours Of The Year – Rijksmuseum Slavery Exhibition Unveiled – ICA Set To Re-Boot

Pantone 2021 Colours Of The Year - Rijksmuseum Slavery Exhibition - ICA Set To Re-Boot

8 December 2020

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John Lennon’s Death 40 Years On – What Sold At Art Basel Miami Beach – Jeffrey Epstein’s $139m Christie’s and Sotheby’s Sales

John Lennon's Death 40 Years On - What Sold At Art Basel Miami Beach - Jeffrey Epstein's $139m Christie's and Sotheby's Sales

7 December 2020

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Monolith Found On The Isle of Wight – Rex Whistler’s Racist Tate Mural – Christie’s NY Post War Results

Artlyst Fast News: Monolith Found On The Isle of Wight Mirrors US Finds

6 December 2020

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Tate Cuts Staff – James Murdoch Buys Art Basel – Manifesta’s Catalonian Beach Party 

Tate Cuts Staff - James Murdoch Buys Art Basel - Manifesta's Catalonian Beach Party 

1 December 2020

Eddy Peake In Piccadilly – Freelands Award Announced – Johns / Rauschenberg Collaboration Discovered

Eddy Peake In Piccadilly - Freelands Award Announced - Johns / Rauschenberg Collaboration Discovered

1 December 2020

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Art of the Internet Age Takes Center Stage – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Museum of Modern Art in New York has rehung ‘a full third of its collection….the Art of the Internet Age Takes Center Stage

26 November 2020

Liverpool Biennial Programme – Taylor Wessing Prize Winner – Gerry Judah’s Dallas Sculpture

Liverpool Biennial has launched their programme for their 11th Edition happening in spring 2021, running from 20 March – 6 June, with previews held...

24 November 2020

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Fatos Üstek Quits Directorship of Liverpool Biennial – Society of Antiquaries Priced Out Of Mayfair – Xora’s Sleeping Protest Aimed At JK Rowling

Fatos Üstek Quits Directorship of Liverpool Biennial - Society of Antiquaries Priced Out Of Mayfair - Xora's Sleeping Protest Aimed At JK Rowling

23 November 2020

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60% UK Museums Facing Permanent Closure – Banksy vs The Bicycle Thief – Zaha Hadid Estate Settled

Museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK are facing a crisis due to the impact of Covid-19, with six in ten (60%) surveyed...

21 November 2020

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Art Collective Forensic Architecture Analyse The Beirut Port Explosions

Mada Masr invited the art collective Forensic Architecture to examine open-source information, including videos, photographs, and documents to provide a timeline and a precise...

19 November 2020

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Pace Take Over Empty Blain Southern Premises – Helen Frankenthaler Show For DPG – Austin Osman Spare Painting Discovered

Marc Glimcher, President and CEO of Pace Gallery, has announced plans to expand in London taking over the empty Blain Southern space located at...

17 November 2020

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Frieze And Basel 2021 Fairs Have A Rethink As COVID Takes Its Toll

Frieze Art Fairs seem to be having a rethink as a result of closures due to COVID. First off, the 2020 New York and...

17 November 2020

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Chagall’s Largest Artwork Auctioned – Prix Pictet Theme Announced – Jade Montserrat Performs

News In Brief: Chagall's Largest Artwork Auctioned - Prix Pictet Theme Announced - Jade Montserrat Performs

15 November 2020

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Imelda Marcos’ Botticelli Vanishes – Happy 100 Wayne Thiebaud – Iconic JFK Rockwell Painting Auctioned

News Brief: Imelda Marcos' Botticelli Vanishes - Happy 100 Wayne Thiebaud - Iconic JFK Rockwell Painting Auctioned

Mary Wollstonecraft: A Lumpen Statue By Maggie Hambling – Sue Hubbard

It's been quite a year for statues. Normally no more than street furniture that no one bothers to look at - old white men...

12 November 2020

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John Waters Gift To Baltimore Museum – Spain’s Latest Horrific Art Restoration – CINOA Begs UNESCO For Art Trade Cooperation

An Open Letter From CINOA Congratulates UNESCO for their 50-year anniversary of the 1970 Convention but pleads for better representation of the facts and...

12 November 2020

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National Gallery And Nikon Announce Online Content Partnership – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next 12 months,’ so the press release tells one, ‘will see the National Gallery work with Nikon on a broad schedule of online...

10 November 2020

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Feminist Icon Mary Wollstonecraft Gets Statue – Deutsche Börse Prize Shortlist – Stanley Spencer’s Last Self-Portrait

Feminist Icon Mary Wollstonecraft Gets Statue - Deutsche Börse Prize Shortlist - Stanley Spencer's Last Self-Portrait

9 November 2020

Kara Walker Boots Trump Out – Sotheby’s Latest Lawsuit – Eileen Agar Whitechapel Show

Kara Walker Boots Trump Out - Eileen Agar Whitechapel Show - Sotheby's Latest Lawsuit

5 November 2020

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Marina Abramović Opera – Big Issue Artist Guitar Sale – Helmut Newton At Hamiltons

Performance artist, Marina Abramović, will premiere a new film version of her iconic opera, The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas (2020), on a series...