24 August 2022

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Spencer Tunick Announces First Gallery Show In Ten Years

Public Interventions will be Spencer Tunick’s first gallery show in 10 years and features new and unseen work. 

26 July 2022

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Damien Hirst To Publically Burn Paintings – Samson Kambalu To Unveil Fourth Plinth Commission – Rhea Storr New Art On The Underground Commission

Damien Hirst To Publically Burn Paintings – Samson Kambalu To Unveil Fourth Plinth Commission – Rhea Storr New Art On The Underground Commission

23 May 2022

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Royal College of Art Unveils New Herzog & de Meuron Campus Upgrade

The Royal College of Art, the world’s leading university of art and design, unveiled its new campus in Battersea

16 May 2022

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Whitechapel Gallery Appoints Gilane Tawadros As New Director

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced that curator and writer, Gilane Tawadros, has been appointed their new Director.

24 April 2022

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Golden Lion For Sonia Boyce GB and Simone Leigh US At 59th Venice Biennale 

The 59th Venice Biennale’s top prize, the Golden Lion, has been awarded to Great Britain’s Sonia Boyce OBE RA for Best National Participation at La Biennale di Venezia 2022. The work for her exhibition ‘Feeling Her Way’ at the British Pavilion combined video and sound mounted on collaged installations and wallpaper. Simone Leigh from the US won the […]

12 April 2022

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Turner Prize 2022 Shortlist Announced In Liverpool

In the early morning hours, I walked beside a tranquil River Mersey towards Tate Liverpool’s press launch, where there was an exciting buzz as we all anticipated the nominees of the Turner Prize shortlist for 2022. Helen Legg, Director of Tate Liverpool and Co-chair of the Turner Prize jury, announced the list of artists nominated […]

3 April 2022

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Delfina Foundation Founder Delfina Entrecanales Dies Age 94

The Delfina Foundation has announced the death of its founder, Delfina Entrecanales CBE, at the age of 94. Over the last four decades, through her two eponymous initiatives, The Delfina Studio Trust and its successor Delfina Foundation, Delfina Entrecanales has supported nearly 1,000 artists and art practitioners to experiment, research, develop, produce and present their […]

17 March 2022

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Sterling Ruby Residency Inaugurates Berggruen Arts & Culture Palazzo Diedo Venice

Philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen has announced the creation of Berggruen Arts & Culture with the acquisition of the historic Palazzo Diedo

10 January 2022

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Tracey Emin Is Ninth Winner Of Whitechapel Art Icon Award

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced that Tracey Emin (b. 1963, UK) will be the ninth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award. On Monday 22 March 2022. The award will be presented at a celebration in the gallery. Emin’s work is known for its portrayal of personal experience and heightened states of emotion. […]

25 November 2021

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NFT Mania: NFT Selected As Collins Dictionary Word Of The Year

Who would have guessed a year ago that NFTs would take the world by storm, creating one of the most overhyped phenomena the art world has ever experienced.

10 August 2021

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A Decade Of Performance Art For Folkestone Based ]performance s p a c e[

Folkestone-based performance art organisation, ]performance s p a c e[ has been busy this summer celebrating its tenth anniversary.

9 July 2021

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Artangel Co-Directors James Lingwood and Michael Morris To Step Down

James Lingwood and Michael Morris, Artangel’s Co-Directors, have announced their decision to step down from the organisation they have led for 30 years.

1 July 2021

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Royal Fashion Designer Bruce Oldfield Sits For Royal Sculptor Frances Segelman At Lambeth Palace Garden

Two Royal favourites join forces for an exclusive fundraising evening for Barnardo’s. Sculptor Frances Segelman, who has crafted likenesses of The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, will ‘live-sculpt’ a bust of Bruce Oldfield OBE, the favourite fashion designer of Diana, Princess of Wales, at the event at Lambeth Palace Gardens. Guests at the evening […]

30 June 2021

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Gainsborough: Blue Boy Returns To Trafalgar Square 100 Years On

The Blue Boy an iconic masterpiece by Sir Thomas Gainsborough will return to Trafalgar Square, precisely one hundred years to the day since it was last seen in this country.

Art Night 2021 Returns With Nation-Wide Social Distanced Mega Event

Art Night 2021 is back for the Summer expanding out of London across the country and taking place in locations

Phyllida Barlow Awarded Damehood In Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Phyllida Barlow given Damehood in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Also recognised Edmund de Waal, CBE and Photographer Martin Parr, CBE

1 June 2021

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Nicola Vassell Opens First Black-Owned Gallery In New York’s Chelsea

Nicola Vassell Opens First Black-Owned Gallery In New York’s Chelsea

24 May 2021

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Super Inclusive Fourth Plinth Proposals Unveiled In London

The latest proposals for the Fourth Plinth commission project in Trafalgar Square were announced in London today.

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair – Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past – Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

TEFAF Maastricht Cancels 2021 Art Fair – Rijksmuseum Examines Slavery Past Through Art – Robot pAInts Her Way Into Art History 

19 May 2021

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Bourse de Commerce: François Pinault Unveils Mega Paris Art Gallery

Paris: The Bourse de Commerce, François Pinault’s new mega contemporary art gallery launches officially on May 22.

Liverpool Biennial Launches 11th Edition Titled The Stomach And The Port

The Liverpool Biennial opens today, showcasing nine new exhibitions, bringing together the complete presentation of the 11th Edition

11 March 2021

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Fifth Folkestone Triennial Artists And Summer Dates Announced

Creative Folkestone has announced the new dates for the fifth Folkestone Triennial, The Plot, from 22 July – 2 November 2021.

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

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 visual related honours include: YBA Artist Michael Landy, OBE, Grenada-born artist Denzil Forrester MBE,

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. 

29 October 2020

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Major European Museums Shut As Second Wave Of COVID Strikes

The Louvre and all other French museums are to close their doors as of 6:00 pm tonight.  With spiralling infections, both President Emmanuel Macron of France and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the new restrictions.

29 October 2020

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Presents Her First Major Survey At Tate Britain

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Presents Her First Major Survey Tate Britain

26 October 2020

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Stik Creates A New Diversity Commission Fund For Hackney Public Sculptures

The popular Street Artist Stik has created a new fund for Hackney that will commission artists to create public sculptures reflecting the diverse communities of the borough.

23 October 2020

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Marian Goodman To Close London Gallery – Is This The Tip Of The Iceberg?

Marian Goodman is to close her London gallery. A statement released today explained, “Dramatic changes” in the art world propelled the decision.

21 October 2020

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Russell Tovey To Judge Turner Prize 2021 In Coventry City Of Culture

The 2021 Turner Prize will be presented at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry as part of the city’s UK City of Culture 2021 celebrations. The exhibition of the Prize’s four shortlisted artists will be presented from 29 September 2021 to 12 January 2022 with the announcement of the winner on 1 December 2021.

17 October 2020

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Scarlett Lingwood New Work Exhibited At Field Projects

Field Projects is to present Together While Apart: an exploration of vibrant colour and pattern by Scarlett Lingwood.

17 October 2020

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New Banksy Nottingham Mural Confirmed – Find Out Where

A new work by the elusive graffiti artist Banksy has been confirmed in Nottingham. The work outside a beauty salon is on the junction of Rothesay Avenue and Ilkeston Road in Lenton