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15 January 2018

Michael Rakowitz Fourth Plinth Commission First Photo Unveiled

Here is the first view of Michael Rakowitz’s new commission, The Invisible Enemy, Should Not Exist which will be unveiled on the Fourth Plinth...

15 January 2018

Tate Exchange Announce 200 CSM Art Students To Join Associates Programme

Artist studios at Tate Modern, created by 200 students from Central Saint Martins, UAL, will open the second year of the Tate Exchange Associates...

14 January 2018

Top Photographers Testino and Weber Suspended From Vogue Over Sexual Harassment

Two of the world's highest paid fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber have been suspended from working for Conde Nast

14 January 2018

Art Dealer Anthony d’Offay Faces Inappropriate Behaviour Allegations

The art dealer Anthony d’Offay, who gave his £200m art collection to the nation and created Artist Rooms a touring exhibition which has had...

14 January 2018

Picasso Portrait Painted The Same Year As Guernica To Be Auctioned

Pablo Picasso’s Femme au béret et à la robe quadrillée (Marie-Thérèse Walter), goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s after an international tour of exhibition...

14 January 2018

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Queen Appoints Fitzwilliam Chief Tim Knox Director Of Royal Collection

Tim Knox has been appointed Director of the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.

10 January 2018

Troubled Schwitters Merz Barn May Be Exported To China

The troubled Merz Barn in Langdale, Cumbria once used by the artist Kurt Schwitters as a studio, after escaping the Nazis in the 1940s...

9 January 2018

Nan Goldin: Epidemic Opioid Addiction Demands Sackler Family Accountability

Nan Goldin has woven a practice revolving around human crisis whether it be the 1980s AIDS epidemic or domestic abuse. Her own experiences offer...

8 January 2018

Matt Hancock Appointed Culture Secretary In May’s Latest Reshuffle

Matt Hancock has been named the new culture secretary replacing Karen Bradley in the cabinet reshuffle which took place Today, Monday, 8th January, following...

8 January 2018

Damien Hirst Underwater Mocumentary Big Hit For Netflix

Damien Hirst’s has released a mocumentary film on Netflix following the storyline of his Disney-like exhibition

7 January 2018

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Exposed: Institutional Male Bias In Official UK Government Art Collection

Kevin Brennan, the shadow arts minister, has revealed that there is an 'Institutional' male bias in the government's art collection. He pointed out that only a quarter...

3 January 2018

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Betty Woodman Feminist Pioneer Painter/Ceramicist Dies Age 87

Betty Woodman (b. 1930, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA) has died age 87 on 2 January.

3 January 2018

Manifesta 12 Unveils Theme For 2018 Event

Manifesta 12 have unveiled the theme for the next event taking place 16 June 2018 until 4 November 2018.

3 January 2018

Pussy Riot Member Maria Alyokhina Ordered To Do Community Service

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhinais has been ordered to do 40 hours of community service stemming from a protest staged at the Russian Federal...

31 December 2017

Things I Hate About The British Art World Today – Edward Lucie-Smith

The British contemporary art world is apparently in a healthy state at the moment.

29 December 2017

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Richard Long Knighted In New Year’s Honours List 2018

Richard Long, the four-times Turner Prize nominee and one-time winner (1989) has been knighted in the Queens New Year's honours list.

29 December 2017

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Top Art News Stories Featured On Artlyst In 2017

It has been a challenging year in the art world with record auction prices and soaring fair costs.

27 December 2017

Tim Rollins Artist And KOS Founder Dies Age 62

The artist Tim Rollins has died at age 62. He co-founded the Manhattan group Art Material in 1979 with Julie Ault and Félix González-Torres.

27 December 2017

Superflex Hospital Equipment Installation Repurposed And Shipped To Syria

SUPERFLEX the Danish collective who have currently taken over the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern have repurposed and donated their Hospital Equipment, installation originally...

26 December 2017

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Stolen Hans Hofmann Paintings Recovered – Scandalous Inside Job Exposed

Part of a collection of Hans Hofmann paintings stolen in 2004 from a New York City-based fine art storage facility has been recovered. Working...

24 December 2017

Art On The Underground Mark Woman’s Right To Vote Centenary With Year Of Women Artists

A large London-wide exhibition of work by women artists will run across the capital in 2018 to celebrate 100 years since women won the right to...

23 December 2017

Arts Council Publishes 2016/17 In Lieu Cultural Gifts Scheme Annual Report

The Arts Council has published its 2016/17 Cultural Gifts Scheme and Acceptance in Lieu annual report.

22 December 2017

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New Asian Art Gallery At British Museum A Let Down – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new galleries of Asian art at the British Museum, named after benefactor Sir Joseph Hotung and numbered 33 on the museum’s floor plan,...

21 December 2017

Sotheby’s Rounds Off 2017 Reaching $4.7 billion Annual Sales Total

Sotheby’s concluded their 2017 auctions this week, reaching an annual sales total of $4.7 billion that represents a 13.1% increase over our 2016 results.

21 December 2017

Richard Avedon Foundation Calls On Random House To Suspend Biography

The Richard Avedon Foundation have set their lawyers to work by calling on Spiegel and Grau, an imprint of Random House, to cease publication, distribution or...

20 December 2017

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V&A Unveil Uniforms More Suitable For Rambling Than Museuming

V&A staff have new uniforms designed by the British fashion designer Christopher Raeburn. Sorry, Tristram, you could have done much better! You are in...

18 December 2017

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Elisabeth Murdoch Appointed To Arts Council England National Council – Should We Worry?

On 5th December, seven new appointments were quietly made to Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Council, its governing board. This included the controversial choice of Elisabeth...

15 December 2017

Hayward Director Ralph Rugoff Announced Curator of 58th Venice Biennale

La Biennale di Venezia has today announced the appointment of Hayward Gallery Director Ralph Rugoff as the Curator the 58th International Art Exhibition to...

15 December 2017

Genetic Hirsute Portrait From 17th Century Acquired By Wellcome Collection 

A 17th century portrait of internationally renowned hirsute Barbara van Beck has been acquired by the Wellcome Collection.

14 December 2017

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Danny Boyle Joins Banksy To Produce Alternative West Bank Nativity Play

The Oscar winning Director Danny Boyle has joined with the anonymous Street Artist Banksy to produce an alternative nativity play at the artist's Walled...

13 December 2017

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Landseer Monarch of the Glen Voted Art fund’s Favourite Acquisition 2017

Sir Edwin Landseer’s ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ (c. 1851) at National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, was announced today as winner of the Art...

12 December 2017

SUPERFLEX Move Outdoors As Tate Modern Prepares For Arctic Conditions

I guess if you're Danish snowy weather is no problem when it comes to an interactive installation that requires swings and the great outdoors....