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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...

16 May 2018

Dali Mae West Lips Sofa Saved For Nation By V&A

Back in 2017, we wrote that John Glen the UK’s Arts Minister had placed a temporary export bar on an iconic Salvador Dalí and...

16 May 2018

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Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale Totals $415,852,500

Another successful Christies Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale has topped expectations with record prices for Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) and Kazimir Malevich (1878-1935).

15 May 2018

Picasso Self Portrait Belonging To Casino-Boss Steve Wynn Damaged by Christie’s

A Picasso self-portrait belonging to the Las Vegas casino-boss Steve Wynn has been seriously damaged ahead of a Christie's sale.

15 May 2018

Modigliani Nu Couché Tops Sotheby’s Highest Ever Record Price At $157m

Amedeo Modigliani Nu Couché has become the most valuable work ever sold at Sotheby's—selling for $157 million in the 14 May Impressionist & Modern...

15 May 2018

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Griffin Gallery To Close As Elephant Magazine Expands Media Empire

The Griffin Gallery in West London which has been a stalwart of inspiring exhibitions and programmes is to close its doors on 24 May.

11 May 2018

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Stik To Erect Gender Neutral Sculpture In Hoxton Square

Stik, is an instantly recognisable and much loved London based Street Artist. His style is known for depicting brightly coloured figures which appear on...

9 May 2018

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Drink-Up Pay-Up F-Off: Tales from the Colony – London’s Lost Bohemia

Darren Coffield’s new book “Tales from the Colony: the Lost Bohemia of Bacon, Belcher and Board” is an authorised history of London’s most notorious...

9 May 2018

Rockefeller Sale Misses Billion Dollar Mark Despite Monet And Matisse Records 

It wasn't the billion dollar sale that Christie’s optimistically predicted but it was an evening of fierce bidding and record prices for both Matisse...

8 May 2018

Britain’s Leading Artists Protest Against The Decline Of Art In Schools

Over 100 artists, including Tracey Emin, Jeremy Deller, Antony Gormley, Lubaina Himid, Anish Kapoor, Grayson Perry, Sam Taylor Johnson, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread,...

7 May 2018

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Kanal Centre Pompidou Brussels Launches In Former Art Deco Citroën Garage

The French Minister of Culture Françoise Nyssen inaugurated a temporary exhibition launching the Kanal-Centre Pompidou, Brussels' museum of contemporary art.

3 May 2018

Linda McCartney Photographs Gifted To V&A By Husband Paul

The V&A has announced a major gift of 63 photographs by Linda McCartney, generously gifted by Paul McCartney and his family.

3 May 2018

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 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 Artists Announced

New Contemporaries has announced this year's selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

3 May 2018

A-List Artists Create Fund To Help Artangel Continue Promoting The Extraordinary

A new fund has been created will allow the celebrated arts commissioning agency Artangel to continue to produce extraordinary works by artists in unexpected...

2 May 2018

New Museum NY Partners With Store X For London Frieze Week

The Store X and the New Museum have announced “Strange Days: Memories of the Future”

1 May 2018

Museum Of The Year 2018 Shortlist Announced By Art Fund

Art Fund has announced their shortlist of five UK museums selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, the world’s largest...

1 May 2018

Gagosian Sued Over Jeff Koons Balloon Venus Production Delay

The film producer Joel Silver is suing the Gagosian gallery over the failure to deliver a balloon Venus sculpture.

30 April 2018

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The Art Of Smug Turner Prize 2018 – Edward Lucie-Smith

This year’s list of finalists for the Turner Prize has just been announced. While the names on the shortlist are virtuously unfamiliar, the general...

26 April 2018

Tate Announces 2018 Turner Prize Shortlist Online – But Was It An Accident?

London: Tate Britain has announced the 2018 shortlist for the Turner Prize on their website, this evening 25 April. 

25 April 2018

Liliane Tomasko Interviewed Ahead Of Her First Berlin Solo Show At Blain|Southern

Ahead of her first solo show at Blain|Southern, Berlin, a key must-see during Berlin Gallery Weekend, Paul Carter Robinson chats to Liliane Tomasko about...

25 April 2018

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Long-list Announced: John Moores 60th Anniversary Painting Prize 2018

The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool has announced the 60 artists whose paintings will feature in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition, marking...

24 April 2018

Gillian Wearing Unveils Statue Of Suffragist Millicent Fawcett In Parliament Square

The Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing has unveiled her depiction of suffragist, Millicent Fawcett to a crowd which included Prime Minister Theresa May and...

24 April 2018

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Modigliani Nude Predicted To Break Artist’s $170m Auction Record

Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).

22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled 'Seated Man with a Cane' (1918)....

22 April 2018

New Ramones Photography Book By Manager Danny Fields Published

Danny Fields became the manager of the pioneering Punk band The Ramones within fifteen minutes of seeing them on stage at CBGB.

19 April 2018

Peter Doig To Curate Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester Exhibition

62-year-old Grenadian British Artist Denzil Forrester is to have his latest exhibition curated by the internationally renowned painter Peter Doig.