30 January 2023

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Jonathan Baldock: Interview of the Month, February 2023 – Paul Carey-Kent

Jonathan Baldock works across sculpture, installation and performance. He has a way with unexpected faces – as in his long-running series of ceramic masks

Contemporary Artists In The Spotlight 2023 – Nico Kos-Earle

For this rolling feature Nico Kos-Earle has chosen 15 international artists working in various mediums to look out for in 2023.

David Mach RA: Heavy Metal Pangolin Gallery Kings Cross – Clare Henry

David Mach RA has always worked big. His sculpture always controversial, ambitious, and monumental.

18 January 2023

Women Artists Dominate 2023 Exhibition Schedule

Women artists are set to dominate the exhibition schedule in the major museums and galleries in 2023

9 January 2023

Twelve Out of London Art Exhibitions 2023

Artlyst has selected twelve art exhibitions that will take place out of London and around the UK during 2023.

8 January 2023

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Fair Comment 2023: International Art Fair Guide Recommended By Artlyst

The collector’s word in the aisles during many of the international art fairs is that there are just too many art fairs!

4 January 2023

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Surveying New Exhibitions With A Spiritual Twist January 2023 Art Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Surveying current and upcoming exhibitions at the turn of the year provides evidence of the breadth and depth of the past and present engagement between art and spirituality.

2 January 2023

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Jonny Briggs: Interview of the Month, January 2023 – Paul Carey-Kent

Jonny Briggs combines photography, performance, and sculpture to explore issues around childhood and identity.

29 December 2022

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Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2022 – History Has Its Eyes On You

Presenting the much-coveted Alt Power 100 Artlyst 2022. This is Artlyst’s way of acknowledging our industry’s hard work and achievements, as we see and curate it.

11 December 2022

Christmas: The Art Of Faith December 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

There was a time when Nativity exhibitions routinely featured among the Christmas offerings from London Galleries.

8 December 2022

An Exhilarating Art Week During Miami Art Basel – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was very much looking forward to ending the 2022 fair season in Miami. Being Art Basel Miami’s 20th anniversary and the last edition for Marc Spiegel, expectations were high.

5 December 2022

Gainsborough’s House – Suffolk Gets A World-Class Museum – James Payne

After a lengthy refurbishment, thanks to £10 million from The Lottery Fund, one of my favourite museums in the UK, has re-opened, and they have done a magnificent job. It is the most significant development in the history of Gainsborough’s House since it became a museum in 1961.

4 December 2022

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Winslow Homer: American Passage An Interview With Biographer Bill Cross

The author of the biography Winslow Homer: American Passage, Bill Cross, is an independent scholar and a consultant to art and history museums.

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.

28 November 2022

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Miami Art Week 2022: Artlyst Guide To Fairs And Satellite Events 

The 20th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach takes place in the Miami Beach Convention Centre from 29 November –4 December 2022.

14 November 2022

Glasgow Print Studio Celebrates 50 Years Of Printmaking – Clare Henry

GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO is internationally acclaimed, and its 50th birthday is being celebrated in a major, culturally significant exhibition at the city’s main civic gallery, Kelvingrove

7 November 2022

Great Art Cities Explained – An Art And Travel Video Series

Following the wildly successful YouTube art history series, Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded in 2020 by art writer and curator James Payne, a new art and travel series has been launched. Great Art Cities Explained, a collaboration from PayneShurvell gallery owners, James Payne and Joanne Shurvell will run concurrently on the same channel. The new series uses the same popular format as Great Art Explained, whose entertaining short films present a fresh look at familiar artworks.

5 November 2022

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Romuald Hazoumè: Interview of the Month, November 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumè has been making his well-known masks for many years, but ‘Carnaval’, his show at the October Gallery

1 November 2022

Soulages And Strange Clay November 2022 Art Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Under an image of Richard Woods’ ‘Small House’ installation at Southwark Cathedral, Fergus Butler Gaillie

18 October 2022

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Art Vaudeville: Frieze London and Frieze Masters – Nico Kos Earle

Sometimes I wonder if the art fair is a symptom of the internet and our contemporaneous assumption that everything is instantly available at the click of a button

16 October 2022

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1-54 Art Fair London: My Six Favourite Exhibits – Lee Sharrock 

As 1-54 celebrates its 10th birthday, the first international art fair to focus on modern and contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora

7 October 2022

William Kentridge Ubu Tells The Truth – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

The white south African artist William Kentridge has used the play Ubu Roito to express his views against South African apartheid and its vicious attacks on its black citizens.

15 September 2022

Art In Puglia – Panorama Monopoli – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was thrilled to attend the second edition of Panorama in the charming seaside city of Monopoli, which took place from 1st to 4th September in my beloved Puglia, Italy. 

31 August 2022

Ten London Art Exhibitions Autumn 2022

London comes into its own in Autumn with the opening of a whole array of exciting exhibitions, fairs and auctions. Artlyst has put together a list of ten art exhibitions presented in our world-class galleries and museums.   

30 August 2022

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Spencer Tunick: The Naked Facts – Artlyst Interview With Paul Carter Robinson

The work of artist Spencer Tunick defies genres by transforming both landscapes and the human form into powerful artworks.

14 August 2022

Heavenly Visions: Churches As Spaces For Contemporary Art – Revd Jonathan Evens

From early on in their history, churches have regularly been spaces in which art was displayed and valued. That continued in the modern period…

10 August 2022

Qatar Transforms Into An Outdoor Art Gallery Ahead Of FIFA World Cup

Qatar, a country that is no stranger to important contemporary public art, with works by Richard Serra and Damien Hirst, will be Transformed into an Outdoor Art Museum

2 August 2022

Steve McQueen Deadpan 1997 – Significant Works  – Sue Hubbard

One of the things about this series is that it provides an opportunity to look back on keynote contemporary works with a degree of hindsight.

1 August 2022

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Charmaine Watkiss: Interview of the Month August 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Charmaine Watkiss is the daughter of Jamaicans who came to post-war Britain in the 1960s when immigration from former colonies was encouraged to help with the significant labour shortage.

1 August 2022

 Art Search: August 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Oldenburg’s show at Judson House in May 1959 was his first solo show and consisted of three-dimensional constructions.

Ten Things To Shout About At London’s Masterpiece Art Fair – Nico Kos Earle

Masterpiece is one of London’s unmissable art fairs. This is a melting pot where visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery

28 June 2022

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Mali Morris: Interview of the Month, July 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Mali Morris is a popular and notably active member of the Royal Academy of Arts, making her an appropriate choice for the annual commission to make flags over Bond Street.