26 January 2022

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Damien Hirst Earns $25m With His NFT Edition – Art Basel Gazumps FIAC Taking Grand Palais Slot – Gainsborough’s Blue Boy Returns To London 

Damien Hirst Earns $25m With His NFT Edition – Art Basel Gazumps FIAC Taking Grand Palais Slot – Gainsborough’s Blue Boy Returns To London 

20 January 2022

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Tracey Emin Asks Number 10 To Remove Gifted Artwork From Display – Clare Lilley Appointed New YSP Director –  Rare Henry Moore Sculpture Discovered

Tracey Emin Asks Number 10 To Remove Gifted Artwork From Display – Clare Lilley Appointed New YSP Director –  Rare Henry Moore Sculpture Discovered

17 January 2022

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Banksy Spraycation Mural Sells For $2m – John Sainsbury Art Patron Dies – DCMS £30m Emergency Support For Culture 

Banksy Spraycation Mural Sells Privately – John Sainsbury Art Patron Dies – DCMS £30m Emergency Support For Culture 

13 January 2022

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Fair Comment: What’s On And Off In 2022 – Artlyst Fair Guide

Artlyst has compiled a dateline of international Art Fairs scheduled to open in the next twelve months

12 January 2022

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Protester Attacks Eric Gill Statue At BBC Broadcasting House 

A protester armed with a hammer has scaled BBC Broadcasting House near Oxford Circus and destroyed a sculpture by Eric Gill

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. […]

10 January 2022

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NFTs Sales Set To Match Global Art Trade Total – John Salt Photorealist Painter Dies Aged 84 – Gainsborough Blue Boy Returns

NFTs Sales Set To Match Global Art Trade Total – John Salt Photorealist Painter Dies Aged 84 – Gainsborough Blue Boy Returns

6 January 2022

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Iwona Blazwick Quits As Director of Whitechapel – London Art Fair Postpones Event Until April – New Director For The ICA Announced

Iwona Blazwick Quits As Director of Whitechapel – London Art Fair Postpones Event Until April – New Director For The ICA Announced

5 January 2022

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Edward Colston Statue Four Acquitted Of Criminal Damage

Edward Colston’s statue was dragged from its plinth and thrown into Bristol Harbour during a Black Lives Matter protest have been acquitted.

5 January 2022

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NFT Phishing Scam $2.2m Lost – Banksy Vandal Given Prison Sentence  –  Protected Status Granted For £1500 Caravaggio 

NFT Phishing Scam $2.2m Lost – Banksy Vandal Given Prison Sentence  –  Protected Status Granted For £1500 Caravaggio 

4 January 2022

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London Art Fair Announces Full Scale April Event At Business Design Centre Islington

After a year’s hiatus, we are all excited at the prospect of the UK’s first major art event of 2022. The London Art Fair (LAF)connects collectors from UK-based and international galleries

29 December 2021

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Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2021 – Art Makes People Powerful

Presenting the much-coveted Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2021. This is our way of acknowledging our industry’s hard work and achievement, as we see it.

26 December 2021

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Wayne Thiebaud American Proto-Pop Painter Dies Age 101

Tributes have been pouring in for the American artist Wayne Thiebaud who died yesterday in Sacramento, California age 101.

19 December 2021

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Richard Rogers Iconic Architect Of High Tech Movement Dies Age 88

Richard Rogers, one of the most highly regarded architects of his generation, has died at age 88.

16 December 2021

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Sotheby’s Goes PLC After $7.3b Bumper Year – Omicron Variant Postpones TEFAF Maastricht Fair – Sally Mann Wins 9th Prix Pictet

Sotheby’s Goes PLC After $7.3b Bumper Year –  Omicron Variant Postpones TEFAF Maastricht Fair  – Sally Mann Wins 9th Prix Pictet

14 December 2021

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Piet Mondrian: Philadelphia Museum In Ownership Dispute – Banksy Releases T-Shirt To Support Colston Four – More Cornelius Gurlitt Nazi Restitution

Piet Mondrian: PMA In Ownership Dispute – Banksy Releases T-Shirt To Support Colston Four – More Cornelius Gurlitt Nazi Restitution

13 December 2021

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Louvre Settles Legal Dispute With Cy Twombly Foundation – NFT Mistake: Bored Ape sells for $3,000 Not $300,000 – Animal Therapy: The Cats of Louis Wain Exhibited

Louvre Settles Dispute With Cy Twombly Foundation – Bored Ape NFT sells for $3,000 Not $300,000 Animal Therapy: The Cats of Louis Wain

13 December 2021

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UK Export Ban For 17th Century Multiracial Painting Of Two Ladies – PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri Voted Colour Of The Year 2022 – Important Hepworth Donation

UK Export Ban For 17th Century Multiracial Painting – PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri Voted Colour Of The Year 2022 – Hepworth Donation

10 December 2021

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Royal Appropriation: Warhol Foundation Takes Lynn Goldsmith To Supreme Court Over Prince Photo

In 1984 Vanity Fair commissioned the Pop Artist Andy Warhol to create an image of the ‘artist known as Prince’ for a cover/feature

9 December 2021

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Sackler Name Removed From Seven Galleries At The Metropolitan Museum 

After half a million known opioid-related deaths, mainly in the US, the Sackler family, owners of Perdue Pharma Corporation, have had their name wiped from seven exhibition spaces at the Met Museum NY

9 December 2021

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Alison Wilding RA To Coordinate RA Summer Show – Aziz Hazara Announced Winner Future Generation Art Prize 2021 – Rembrandt’s Standard Bearer

Alison Wilding RA To Coordinate RA Summer Show – Aziz Hazara Winner Future Generation Art Prize 2021 – Rembrandt’s Standard Bearer

8 December 2021

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Rembrandt The Night Watch: X-Ray Sheds Light On Hidden Sketch 

X-Ray technology has uncovered a hidden sketch under the surface of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch at the Rijksmuseum

7 December 2021

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Banksy Pledges Mural To Save Reading Gaol From Developers – Largest Vermeer Retrospective Announced By Rijksmuseum – Monumental Stonehenge Exhibition For British Museum

Banksy Pledges Mural To Save Reading Gaol From Developers – Largest Vermeer Retrospective Announced By Rijksmuseum – Monumental Stonehenge Exhibition For British Museum

3 December 2021

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Lawrence Weiner Conceptual Art Movement Godfather Dies

Lawrence Weiner, one of the leading godfathers of the Conceptual art movement, has died, in New York, age 79

1 December 2021

Array Collective Scoops The Turner Prize 2021 Held In Coventry

Array Collective, has won the Turner Prize 2021. It was announced this evening at a ceremony at Coventry Cathedra

30 November 2021

AA Bronson and General Idea Film Launches World AIDS Day In Piccadilly Circus – Derek Jarman’s Modern Nature A New Exhibition

VideoVirus is a powerful new film by AA Bronson and General Idea. Reimagining their historic Imagevirus for a global audience

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.

23 November 2021

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Art Wars Founder Ben Moore In NFT Scandal – Flipper: Inigo Philbrick Pleads Guilty To Art Fraud – LACMA’s Christine Y. Kim Appointed Tate Britton Family Curator-at-Large 

Art Wars founder and curator Ben Moore has been warned by lawyers representing several artists, including Anish Kapoor and David Bailey, to expect litigation

20 November 2021

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Appropriated NFT Ethereum Blockchain Art Leaked Online

Australian artist, Geoffrey Huntley, has launched a website that allows users to torrent an entire blockchain’s worth of NFTs.

18 November 2021

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Parthenon Marbles Will Not Affect UK Greece Partnership – Frida Kahlo Self Portrait Sells For Record-Breaking $34.9m – Mariam Zulfiqar Appointed Director Of Artangel

Parthenon Marbles Will Not Affect UK Greece Partnership – Frida Kahlo Self Portrait Sells For Record-Breaking $34.9m – Mariam Zulfiqar Appointed Director Of Artangel

15 November 2021

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Etel Adnan Lebanese Born Female Abstractionist Dies Age 96 – John Singer Sargent Painting At Risk Of Leaving UK – Anish Kapoor To Exhibit At  Gallerie dell’Accademia In Venice

Artist Etel Adnan Dies – John Singer Sargent Painting At Risk – Anish Kapoor To Exhibit At  Gallerie dell’Accademia In Venice

12 November 2021

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Warhol’s Portrait of Basquiat Tops Christie’s Sale Achieving $40,091,500 

Andy Warhol’s 1982 portrait of his friend, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat from the collection of Peter Brant, achieved $40,091,500 at Christie’s