Glasgow’s Burrell Nearly 40 Years On Gets A New Look – Clare Henry

Back in 1983, on the day the Queen opened the famous Burrell, I reported enthusiastically for the BBC on its unique qualities.

2 April 2022

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David Nash: Interview of the Month April 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Forty years ago, David Nash was the first artist to make work on-site for Yorkshire Sculpture Park –invited by the founding director Peter Murray, who has only just retired.

21 March 2022

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Anish Kapoor: Svayambh – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

In the fine elegance of Burlington House, with all its associations of white privilege, Anish Kapoor’s lumbering train conjured images of India’s overcrowded railway system

16 March 2022

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London’s West End Galleries The Art Of Upstairs Downstairs – Clive Jennings

The traditional epicentre in Cork Street has moved west to Dover Street and Albemarle Street. Soho has always been home to several galleries.

Marilyn Stafford Beyond A Jobbing Photographer – Claudia Barbieri Childs

BRIGHTON: Marilyn Stafford thought of herself as a jobbing photographer; she had a living to earn as a single mother.

1 March 2022

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Rana Begum: Artist Interview of the Month March 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Rana Begum brings her viewers into an interactive world of colour, light and form. Initially, her geometric language could be traced back to cityscapes meeting the patterns of Islamic architecture from her early childhood in Bangladesh.

16 February 2022

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Mexico Art Week A Vibrant Hectic Tour – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for Art Week.

9 February 2022

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My Art Diary And Other Thoughts February 2022  – Revd Jonathan Evens 

9/11, made Rachel Feinstein want to use religious iconography in her work again. The result is Mirror, her current art exhibition at Gagosian.

1 February 2022

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Allison Katz: Interview of the Month February 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre

13 January 2022

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Artist Orlanda Broom In Conversation With Simon Tarrant

Broom’s main painting practice takes two distinct forms: lush, exotic landscapes and abstract pieces

3 January 2022

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Jyll Bradley: Interview of the Month January 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Pardes, the new commission by Jyll Bradley for the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, is not just a sculptural installation but the creation of an inclusive space for public interaction

28 December 2021

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Sarah Maple In Conversation With Oliver Malin – An Artlyst Audio Exclusive

Interview with Artist Sarah Maple: Thankfully this interview series isn’t expected to run with the regularity of the schedule of the Japanese bullet train between Tokyo and Hakata

28 December 2021

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Homage To Wayne Thiebaud – In Conversation With Colin Smith

I had the good fortune to meet Wayne Thiebaud in Sacramento, California. We spent a day together and I was impressed with his kindness and modesty.

20 December 2021

Ai-Da A Robot’s Divine And Comedic Vision Ashmolean Museum – Nico Kos

Ai-Da Robot Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Dante Alighieri was 56 when he gave up the ghost in 1321, just one year after completing his epic, soul searching poem The Divine Comedy; yet in these words, his presence remains “as a mighty flame follows a tiny spark“. A landmark of Italian literature, drawn from his experience in exile […]

18 December 2021

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Marlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde and Bosie – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Marlene Dumas’ portraits of the writer Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and his young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), known as ‘Bosie’, illustrate that social attitudes do change

14 December 2021

Twelve London Art Exhibitions To Energise You in 2022

Artlyst has selected twelve of the most exciting exhibitions promised for 2022 in London. 

2 December 2021

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Harmony Hammond: Women In Abstraction Guggenheim Bilbao – Artlyst Interview 

Artist/activist Harmony Hammond was born in Chicago in 1944 and is associated with the feminist art movement in New York during the 1970s.

24 November 2021

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2021 Pull Out Fair Guide – Artlyst

The last Art Basel Miami Beach to take place was in 2019. It was an optimistic time for the international art world

23 November 2021

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Magnus Plessen: Artist Interview of the Month December 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

The German painter Magnus Plessen tends to paint in thematic groups: in 2016, he showed his ‘1914-1918’ series in London

22 November 2021

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New York Exhibitions November/December 2021 From Jasper Johns To Alex Katz – Ilka Scobie

Ilka Scobie trawls through the best art exhibitions New York currently has to offer. 

20 November 2021

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Cristina Iglesias: Hondalea Donostia San Sebastián A Sensory Adventure – Veronica Simpson

Iglesias (b1956) launched her most ambitious – and many say her best – artwork to date in her home town of Donostia-San Sebastián in June 2021

26 October 2021

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Tania Kovats: Artist Interview of the Month November 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

One can distinguish no fewer than seven diverse yet thematically linked streams of work in Tania Kovats’ show ‘Oceanic’ (at Parafin to 20 November).

18 October 2021

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Frieze And Frieze Masters 2021 Artlyst Chooses Twenty Of The Best

Frieze London was back on course this year, with most dealers putting their best foot forward. You could feel the excitement and ‘antici…pation’

11 October 2021

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Yvonne Robinson: A Remarkable 70 Year Career In The Art World

Yvonne Robinson has been a significant figure in the art world for over 70 years. A friend of David Sylvester, Bacon, Freud, Pontus Hulton,

10 October 2021

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Mr Brainwash Loves London But Is It Mutual? – Conversation With Oliver Malin

Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.

3 October 2021

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Sidney Nolan’s Africa Interview With Andrew Turley And Revd Jonathan Evens 

Nolan’s Africa will be the first book on Sidney Nolan written with access to the newly opened Sidney Nolan archives

29 September 2021

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Chris Ofili: The Holy Virgin Mary – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Mayor Rudy Giuliani – threatened to close it on the grounds that the image of Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary was religiously offensive. 

28 September 2021

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Ibrahim Mahama: Interview of the Month, October 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

Ibrahim Mahama came to international attention for his monumental installation of jute sacks at the Venice Biennale in 2015

20 September 2021

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Art Basel 2021 Business As Usual Pull Out Guide – Artlyst

Welcome to the Artlyst Art Basel 2021 printable pull out guide. Despite moving this edition from Spring to Autumn and the restrictions brought on by COVID

9 August 2021

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Artists Are Workers Too! Long Live The Government Art Collection

The Government Art Collection has been going for over 120 years, through Government and private investment.

1 August 2021

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Rosie Gibbens: Interview of the Month August 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

The entertaining and thought-provoking solo exhibition, ‘Soft Girls’, by Rosie Gibbens, is at the Zabludowicz Collection, London, until 15 August.

14 July 2021

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Spencer Finch: Interview of the Month July 2021 – Paul Carey-Kent

In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery (‘Only the hand that erases writes the true thing’, to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works