Whitechapel Gallery has announced that Jenny Holzer is the tenth artist to receive its prestigious annual Art Icon award.
The Nitsch Foundation, has announced the sad news of Hermann Nitsch’s death at age 83 on April 18, 2022. Nitsch was known as a multidisciplinary artist, an actionist, painter, graphic artist and composer. He was unable to attend the opening of his show at the 59th Venice Biennale because of a serious illness. The exhibition […]
Jimmie Durham has been announced the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against the Russian Government in the case of Punk activist band Pussy Riot, whose members include Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina.
Robert Morris, who died this week was a highly influential American sculptor, conceptual artist and writer. He was regarded as one of the most prominent theorists of Minimalism along with Donald Judd, but also made significant contributions to the development of performance art, minimalism, land art, the Process Art movement and installation art. Morris born […]
Yesterday the art world not only lost one of its finest and most loved abstract painters, but I lost a great friend.
Gillian Ayres was one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation has died age 88.
Alt Power 100 ArtLyst: 2017 has been an extraordinary year for exhibitions both here in the UK and abroad.
A. R. Penck, the German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and jazz drummer has died age 77.
IM Pei the Chinese-American architect is 100 today. Born, Leoh Ming Pei on the 26 April 1917 in Guangzhou, China, he moved to the US to study architecture
Glenn O’Brien, the NY art writer and style guru has died age 70.
James Rosenquist, a first wave pioneer of Pop Art has died in New York. He was 83. He began his career as a sign-painter
The Royal Academy of Arts has announced the election of the internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye and artist Gilbert & George as new Royal Academicians.
Gustav Metzger, (1926–2017) creator of “auto-destructive art,” has died in London aged ninety. Metzger made a number of works
The selection of Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) as the Manifesta 12 team for urban studies in Palermo, Sicily, has been followed up by the appointment of an international, interdisciplinary team of four creative mediators.
The artist Jannis Kounellis, who was best known for his association with the Arte Povera movement has died in Rome, aged 80.