1 December 2022

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Record-Breaking Venice Biennale Closes – Katy Hessel The Story Of Art Without Men Chosen Waterstones Book Of The Year – Douglas Gordon Presents Neon-Inspired Work On Piccadilly Screen

Record-Breaking Venice Biennale Closes – Katy Hessel The Story Of Art Without Men Chosen Waterstones Book Of The Year – Douglas Gordon Presents Neon-Inspired Work On Picadilly Screen

1 December 2022

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Ashley Bickerton Leading Neo-Geo Artist Dies Aged 63

The Neo-Geo Artist Ashley Bickerton (May 26, 1959 – November 30, 2022) has died in Bali after a protracted illness.

29 November 2022

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Andres Serrano: Talks About Free Speech And NFTs – Artlyst Interview 

Serrano’s photograph, Piss Christ (1987), became the subject of a US national debate on freedom of artistic expression.

23 November 2022

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Grace Ndiritu Wins Jarman Award 2022 – £120,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award  –  2023 Turner Prize Towner Eastbourne Jury Announced

Grace Ndiritu Wins Jarman Award 2022 – £120,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award  –  2023 Turner Prize Towner Eastbourne Jury Announced

22 November 2022

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Andres Serrano: Piss Christ Immortalised On The Blockchain With New NFT

The most vandalised artwork in modern history, Piss Christ, 1987, by the American artist Andres Serrano, is celebrating its 35th anniversary

21 November 2022

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Cult Film Director John Waters Donates Personal Art Collection To BMA

Cult-film director John Waters famous for his groundbreaking flicks, Pink Flamingos and Hairspray, has donated 372 works of art to the BMA

20 November 2022

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The Love of Print: A Who’s Who of Scottish Printmaking – Kelvingrove Art Gallery – Clare Henry

LOVE OF PRINT is a superb, giant size, memorable, wide-ranging and serious exhibition which spans 50 years of Scottish printmaking.

20 November 2022

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Banksy Slams Guess Brand For Appropriating Flower Thrower IP 

The elusive ‘Street Artist’ Banksy has lashed out at the American clothing retailer Guess on Instagram for stealing his well-known ‘Flower Thrower’ painting to sell jeans and hoodies in retail shops. 

15 November 2022

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Jenny Holzer Becomes Whitechapel Art Icon Award’s Tenth Winner

Whitechapel Gallery has announced that Jenny Holzer is the tenth artist to receive its prestigious annual Art Icon award.

15 November 2022

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Kunstmuseum Basel Unveils Degenerate Art Exhibition From Their Own Collection

The Kunstmuseum Basel has unveiled an exhibition from their unique German and French Modernism collection.

12 November 2022

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Banksy Goes To Ukraine To Create His Latest Political Works 

Seven striking new works by the elusive Street Artist Banksy have appeared on bombed-out buildings in Ukraine.

10 November 2022

Paul Hamlyn Foundation Announces £600k Annual Arts Awards

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has awarded £600,000 to new recipients of Awards for Artists 2022.

10 November 2022

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Paul G. Allen Collection Achieves $1.5B Auction Record For Christie’s

The Paul G. Allen Collection, auctioned last night at Christie’s, has become the biggest sale in auction history

9 November 2022

Artist Support Pledge Founder Matthew Burrows’ Solo Show – Sue Hubbard’s Much Loved Public Art Poem Finds A Permanent Home – Zavier Ellis And Mathew Gibson Launch New Contemporary Art Academy

Artist Support Pledge Founder Matthew Burrows Solo Show – Sue Hubbard’s Much Loved Public Art Poem Finds A Permanent Home – Zavier Ellis And Mathew Gibson Launch New Contemporary Art Academy

9 November 2022

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Lee Bontecou Pioneer American Sculptor And Printmaker Dies Aged 91

Lee Bontecou, whose mysterious shaped canvas abstractions broke barriers in the 1960s, has died at her home in Florida, aged 91

5 November 2022

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Arts Council England Announce Shock Levelling Up Measures

Arts Council England has announced a £43.5 million shift in funding as part of the Government’s pet project ‘Levelling up’. ACE is the main organisation distributing grants to arts, culture, and creativity in England.

31 October 2022

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Frances Morris To Step Down As Tate Modern Director  –  Art Basel Head Marc Spiegler Quits – Stuart Semple Launches Pantone Alternative Colour Chart

Frances Morris To Step Down As Tate Modern Director  –  Art Basel Director Marc Spiegler Quits – Stuart Semple Launches Pantone Alternative Colour Chart

27 October 2022

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Pierre Soulages Master Of Textural Black Abstractions Dies Aged 102

Pierre Soulages French artist internationally known as “the painter of black and light,” has died aged 102.

26 October 2022

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25 October 2022

Alternative Miss World At 50 Returns To Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Figures from fashion, music and the art world will again pack Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre for the 50th Alternative Miss World Pageant. 

24 October 2022

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Girl With Pearl Earring Vandalised – Peter Schjeldahl New Yorker Art Critic Dies  – The Art Of Sanction Busting British Businessman Arrested 

They’ve smashed up petrol pumps and glued themselves to museum masterpieces; now, the latest audacious stunt saw mashed potatoes thrown at a Monet by climate activists.

23 October 2022

Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2022– 2024 Short List Announced

The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara have announced the five shortlisted artists for the ninth edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women,2022

23 October 2022

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Paris+ par Art Basel What The Dealers Had To Say

Paris+ par Art Basel has concluded a highly successful debut edition marked by buoyant sales, vibrant city-wide programming, and strong attendance from international collectors and institutions. The fair attracted an overall attendance of 40,000 throughout its VIP and public days. The show extended beyond the Grand Palais Éphémère through a dynamic program of collaborations with […]

20 October 2022

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Iconic Lowry Painting Sold For £7.8m Will Remain In Salford – Ai Weiwei and Peter Doig Donate Works To Benefit WWF

Iconic Lowry Painting Sold For £7.8 Will Remain In Salford – Ai Weiwei and Peter Doig Donate Works To Benefit WWF

18 October 2022

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Turner Prize 2022 Exhibition Opens At Tate Liverpool

The Turner Prize 2022 exhibition has opened at Tate Liverpool, unveiling the four shortlisted artists, Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin.

13 October 2022

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Frieze London: Flashback To A Quaint Bygone Era – Hitler Painting To Be Destroyed On Channel 4 – Give The Parthenon Marbles Back – Lord Vaizey

Frieze London: Flashback To A Quaint Bygone Era – Hitler Painting To Be Destroyed On Channel 4 – Give The Parthenon Marbles Back – Lord Vaizey

10 October 2022

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Cecilia Vicuña Unveils Seventh Annual Hyundai Commission At Tate Modern

Cecilia Vicuña Unveils Seventh Annual Hyundai Commission At Tate Modern

7 October 2022

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Leighton House: Hidden Gem Reopens After A Dazzling Refurbishment

Leighton House has been restored to its former glory after a major refurbishment that has taken several years.

7 October 2022

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Sackler Name Removed From V&A Museum – Edward Colston Statue Appeal Court Decision  – Whitney Biennial Curators Chosen 

Sackler Name Removed From V&A Museum – Edward Colston Statue Appeal Court Decision  – Whitney Biennial Curators Chosen 

28 September 2022

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Samson Kambalu Antelope Takes Over Fourth Plinth Commission In Trafalgar Square

The Fourth Plinth commission in London’s Trafalgar Square was unveiled this morning by artist Samson Kambalu. Antelope has been well received since the maquette was released before the pandemic. Antelope is the 14th commission since the programme of artworks began in 1998 The Fourth Plinth is renowned across the globe for bringing world-class contemporary art to […]

22 September 2022

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Russian Artist Pyotr Pavlensky London Exhibition  – Queen Elizabeth II Fourth Plinth Takeover – Sex Pistols Sotheby’s Auction

Russian Art Activist Pyotr Pavlensky London Exhibition  – Queen Elizabeth II Fourth Plinth Takeover – Sex Pistols Sotheby’s Auction

12 September 2022

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Nan Goldin Doc Wins Top Prize At Venice – Controversial Warhol Red Portrait Auctioned 

A new documentary film exploring the career and activism of the American Photographer Nan Goldin and the fall of the Sackler family