The Government Art Collection has been going for over 120 years, through Government and private investment.
The entertaining and thought-provoking solo exhibition, ‘Soft Girls’, by Rosie Gibbens, is at the Zabludowicz Collection, London, until 15 August.
In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery (‘Only the hand that erases writes the true thing’, to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works
Marie Raymond mother of Yves Klein was also an interesting painter and a part of the French Avant Garde Post War Paris scene.
There’s an aura of mystery to Ena Swansea’s big, impressive paintings at Ben Brown Fine Arts (‘green light’ to 30 July)
The event was a travesty of everything the Colony stood for, organised by people who thought they could recreate a special place.
The twentieth century was a time of great change for women. Those born, raised and educated in the 19th century, then forming relationships and working in the 20th century
With a background in tagging, rapping, skateboarding and surfing, Californian-born Louis Carreon is a street artist who is currently sampling art history,
The Turner Prize continues to be in trouble. The competition has an aim: to single out the best new artists living and working in Britain
17 May 2021
For Marc Chagall, a stained-glass window represented “the transparent partition between my heart and the world’s heart.”
What would Turner think? Would he even have recognised the artist collectives nominated for this year’s prize in his name as art?
10 May 2021
The Lampedusa cross is made from pieces of a boat that was wrecked on 11 October 2013 near the Italian island of Lampedusa, close to the coast of Tunisia.
5 May 2021
As Museums and Galleries plan their reopenings after the current Covid restrictions and the public plan their Summer staycations, Artlyst has put together a selection of exhibitions throughout the country to get you through the season.
25 April 2021
Australian artist and documentary filmmaker, George Gittoes is an artist willing to create in the face of chaos and potential destruction.
Anka Dabrowska, a Warsaw born queer woman artist living and working in London, spoke to Artlyst on the eve of an exciting new project in the seaside town of Margate.
Founded in 1999, Modus Operandi, an independent arts unit with a track record of curating and producing high-quality art in the public realm, recently celebrated its 21st birthday.
In light of the changes introduced by Venice town council, it is becoming increasingly difficult for private exhibition spaces
6 April 2021
As part of his video series, Great Artworks Explained, James Payne tackles The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch.
Stuart Semple multiple disciplinary artist talks to Artlyst candidly about his new art gallery ‘Giant’ in Bournemouth
In this series, Sue Hubbard explores Mark Wallinger State Britain 2007 an artwork and Turner Prize winning exhibition at the Tate Gallery.
Last Sunday, the Times carried not one but two pieces by Waldemar Januszczak, its resident art critic, who is certainly one of the best in that slightly esoteric line of business. The first Kehinde Wiley the second on Antony Gormley.
9 February 2021
Among contemporary painters, none has investigated what it is that makes us individual and human more eloquently than Tony Bevan.
So when my friend, the Parisian Art Historian Edwart Vignot, invited me to visit Maxime Biou’s studio on the outskirts of Paris after the last FIAC I accepted straight away.
Genesis Tramaine is an Expressionist Devotional painter who, through abstract portraits of men and women transcends gender, race, and social structures
In this talk organised by the London Art Fair Paul Carter Robinson FRSA Editor of Artlyst welcomes panelists Matthew Burrows MBE Artist and founder of the Artist Support Pledge and Artist/Gallerist Zavier Ellis of Charlie Smith London.
Born in 1986 to an English mother and a Ugandan father, Lakwena Maciver studied graphic design at the London College of Communications, graduating in 2009.
23 January 2021
Henry Darger was born in 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, he led a very isolated life and had no close relatives to speak of.
In 1967, Richard Long a young Bristol artist made a line in the grass of a field by walking backwards and forwards and called it A LINE MADE BY WALKING.
4 January 2021
The National Gallery was hoping to open a re-arranged immersive digital experience inspired by Jan Gossaert’s 16th-century masterpiece ‘The Adoration of the Kings’, on 6 January but due to the COVID Pandemic, this is looking increasingly unlikely.
2 January 2021
Well, the exhibitions schedule for 2020 didn’t quite go as planned. But here is an idea of what exhibitions to expect in 2021.
Looking at official galleries here in Britain (all temporarily closed as of this publication) – more especially at those situated in London – it is immediately evident that a revolution has taken place.
Billy Childish has been around a long time. He is not only an artist but a poet and a composer of music.