1 September 2020
In this new series, Sue Hubbard explores single works by leading contemporary artists.
28 May 2020
The Southbank Centre including the Hayward Gallery may close until April 2021. This is as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19.
1 April 2020
The appeal to save artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage for the nation has successfully reached its £3.5-million target in just ten weeks,...
15 January 2020
On Monday, January 13 the Times (London) published a chirpy article by Ben Luke promising wonders to come in London's official galleries during the...
2 January 2020
We’ve just welcomed in not only a new year but a new decade. So let's look forward to the exciting exhibitions that will be...
28 October 2019
As a wheelchair user, I wanted to write a piece about what it's like for a disabled person visiting commercial galleries in London.
27 September 2019
Leading British artist Rose Wylie will present an exhibition of paintings and drawings at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida,
13 November 2018
The iconic British artist Michael Craig-Martin will present an exhibition of painting, sculpture and prints at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, opening...
29 August 2018
All of us here at the Artlyst find it daunting at times to correctly pronounce the names of the artists that appear daily on...
14 July 2018
The winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 was announced on Thursday 12 July in Liverpool. The artist, Jacqui Hallum with her painting...
27 June 2018
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...
30 May 2018
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
The South Bank Sky Arts Award (originally The South Bank Show Award) has announced the three shortlisted visual artists for the 2018 award.
10 March 2018
London’s contemporary sales both evening and day at Sotheby's and Christie's have totalled £295 million ($407 million).
2 March 2018
Bloomberg New Contemporaries flies its Georgian nest for Block 336, an edgier artist-run space in Brixton.
31 January 2018
Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) was presented with the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery on Monday 29 January.
24 October 2017
Mona Hatoum (b. 1952) is the fifth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award at the Whitechapel Gallery. The Art Icon 2018...
8 October 2017
Autumn Contemporary Art auction round-up, Autumn 2017
10 September 2017
Announcement/Art News/Open Call
The Walker Art Gallery has announced the names of the jury members who will judge the John Moores Art Prize competition in 2018, ahead...
8 March 2017
Christie’s record-shattering Contemporary sale in London last night has not halted downsizing of their operations in London and Amsterdam.
13 February 2017
Adam Clayton Bassist in the Rock band U2 has put a rare Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawing up for auction at Christie’s. The self-portrait goes under...
13 January 2017
When Maria Balshaw takes over from Sir Nicolas Serota at Tate (not yet officially confirmed as I write this, but a racing certainty), she...
29 December 2016
Oh, what a year 2016 has been! Many of us won’t be sorry to see the end of it, although not to be overly...
6 November 2016
Donal Moloney’s Cave Floor is this year’s winner of the visitor's prize where museum goers to the John Moores Painting Prize have the chance...
19 October 2016
Artlyst's Alt Power 100 2016 list is revealed with all the top slots taken by women for the first time.
16 October 2016
Never previously have the Frieze Art Fairs here in London seemed larger, grander, or surer of their place in the universe of contemporary culture.
9 October 2016
Sotheby’s Frieze Week auction peaked with two lots selling for over £10m, a record result for an October contemporary auction in London. Alex Branczik, European...
28 July 2016
August is nearly here – the time when the contemporary art world in London begins its annual snooze, to wake up, hopefully refreshed, some time...
13 July 2016
Group exhibition which includes important works by Hans Arp, Georg Baselitz, Joseph Beuys, Enrico David, Willem de Kooning, Peter Doig, Jörg Immendorff, Per Kirkeby,...
7 July 2016
The prestigious £25,000 John Moores art prize 2016 has been awarded to the artist Michael Simpson for his painting ’Squint (19) ‘ 2015. It was announced at an awards ceremony at...
18 June 2016
The Sicilian Island of Stromboli hosts the sixth edition of Volcano Extravaganza, the yearly festival of contemporary art presented by Fiorucci Art Trust, which this year...
23 March 2016
This archive display brings together rarely seen material from a 90’s mail art project featuring artists such as Jeremy Deller, Martin Creed, Peter Doig,...