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.

24 June 2022

Yinka Shonibare: Mr And Mrs Andrews Without Their Heads – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Mr and Mrs Andrews is arguably Gainsborough’s most famous painting. A young couple poses for their wedding portrait beneath an oak tree. Behind them spreads a bucolic view

20 June 2022

Art Illuminating spirituality June 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

The adherence of the Singh Twins to the Indian miniature painting tradition has been a way of asserting their right to choose a visual language

11 June 2022

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Peter Buggenhout: Interview of the Month, June 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Belgian sculptor Peter Buggenhout makes slippery, near-formless sculptures that typically repulse with their abject materials, yet draw you in to an uncanny unknowability.

6 June 2022

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Colour And Art History On A Paris Road Trip – James Payne

Paris is always good for an Artlyst road trip, as James Payne discovers as he visits Fondation Louis Vuitton, Cluny Museum and goes on a Picasso walking tour.

Steven Campbell Dressing Above Your Station Fashion And Textiles In His Work – Clare Henry

Fashion and Textiles in the Life and Work of the Artist Steven Campbell tells his story using the thread of his dramatic outfits.

18 May 2022

Cecilia Alemani’s Powerful Harmonious Venice Biennale – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was curious to see how the Curator Cecilia Alemani – one of the few female curators of the Biennale, was going to address the pandemic of the last two years and how this historical moment we all went through was going to be reflected in one of the most important non-commercial Art rendez-vous.

The Return Of A Post Pandemic Art Brussels – Paul Carey Kent

Art Brussels sprouts back to life after two years missed for Covid, from 28 April – 1 May.

4 May 2022

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Andrew Marr Talks Painting Not Politics With Ria Higgins

Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition in London, he talks to Ria Higgins about where it all started and why he refuses to be known for only one thing. 

Venice To London May 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity’s historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying biblical narrative onto the present.

Martin Parr: Interview of the Month May 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.

28 April 2022

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Cornelia Parker: Cold Dark Matter 1991 – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Cornelia Parker exploded a garden shed with the help of the British army. She’d contacted them for advice and was invited to the Army School of Ammunition

59th Venice Biennale: Twelve Things To See On-Site – Paul Carter Robinson

I have just returned from the 59th Venice Biennale, which was thrown off course by a year due to the pandemic.

26 April 2022

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Eight Of The Best Collateral Events – 59th Venice Biennale – Lee Sharrock

Writer and PR Consultant Lee Sharrock has selected eight of the best collateral events taking place in Venice during the 59th Biennale.

17 April 2022

Venice Biennale 2022: Official Collateral Events Guide – Artlyst

This year, the Venice Biennale offers 30 official collateral events that the curators have sanctioned. They will run at the same time as the Biennale.

16 April 2022

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59th Venice Biennale One Stop Guide To Artists Curators And Pavilions – Artlyst

The 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled ‘The Milk of Dreams’, from Saturday April 23 to Sunday November 27