18 December 2021


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

9 August 2021

Rachel Whiteread: House 1993 Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Rachel Whiteread approached the last tenant, retired docker Sydney Gale to explain her desire to make an artwork out of his old home.

9 July 2021


Artangel Co-Directors James Lingwood and Michael Morris To Step Down

James Lingwood and Michael Morris, Artangel’s Co-Directors, have announced their decision to step down from the organisation they have led for 30 years.

10 February 2020


Artangel To Present Elizabeth Price Installation In London

Elizabeth Price will be presented by Artangel in a 19th-century assembly room on Borough Road in London from 4 September – 25 October 2020. This will be the first significant presentation of Price’s work in London since she was awarded the Turner Prize in 2012. SLOW DANS is the most ambitious installation to date by this Turner Prize-winning artist. 

18 September 2018

Steve McQueen To Document London’s Year Three Classes For Art’s Sake

Steve McQueen the Turner Prize and Oscar-winning filmmaker together with Tate Britain, Artangel and A New Direction, have announced one of the world’s most ambitious contemporary art projects

10 September 2018

Evan Roth Red Lines Winner Of Artangel’s International Open Call – Interview – Paul Carter Robinson

Artangel has unveiled Red Lines a new work by the pioneering new media artist Evan Roth, the winning work of Artangel’s International Open Call.

3 May 2018

A-List Artists Create Fund To Help Artangel Continue Promoting The Extraordinary

A new fund has been created will allow the celebrated arts commissioning agency Artangel to continue to produce extraordinary works by artists in unexpected places in London, the UK and around the world. Internationally acclaimed artists include Francis Alÿs, Jeremy Deller, Robert Gober, Antony Gormley, Roni Horn, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Taryn Simon, Wolfgang Tillmans […]

19 July 2017

Artangel Everywhere Commission Awarded To Evan Roth

Evan Roth has been announced as the Artangel Everywhere commission for a groundbreaking new project which will materialise throughout the world in 2018.

1 September 2016

Inside: Artangel Reimagines Reading Gaol As A 21st Century Art Gallery

Artangel has created what is likely to be the most thought-provoking exhibition of 2016. Known mostly for their solo projects, this is a rare group show and not only includes well-known visual artists but also a number of writers and poets. The concept centres around the notion of separation and what better a place for this, than […]

21 July 2016


Oscar Wilde Explored By Leading Artists At HM Prison Reading

A new Artangel  project will allow the public to enter inside HM Prison Reading, for the first time in its 170 year history. Artists, writers, and performers will use the confined spaces to explore their interests in the infamous Oscar Wilde. The Irish born playwright is perhaps the most notorious prisoner to serve time in the […]

19 October 2015


Arnolfini Announces Artangel’s Rob Bowman As New Director of Programme

Arnolfini in Bristol has announced the appointment of Rob Bowman as Director of Programme. Rob is currently Head of Programmes and Production at Artangel, and takes up this new role at Arnolfini on 16 November 2015. Bowman joins Arnolfini at a particularly exciting time, following on from the recent success of the Richard Long: TIME AND SPACE exhibition, which has already […]

5 October 2014


Jose Damasceno Takes Over Holburn Library For New Artangel Project

José Damasceno’s installation in London’s Holburn Library was created to be explored by every day users of the public building. Designed to be viewed from the vision of library goers, Plot draws visitors deeper into the building on a journey which makes it difficult to fine ones bearings within the space and changing character as […]

5 August 2014


Ryoji Ikeda’s Column Of Monumental Light Blasts Off In London

Spectra a column of monumental light created by the Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda and produced and presented by Artangel has blasted off from its London launchpad.. The unveiling took place in London on 4 August as part of the LIGHTS OUT initiative. Located in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to the Palace of Westminster, spectra is […]

9 March 2014


Cristina Iglesias: Tres Aguas New Artangel Sponsored Project For Toledo

The historic city of Toledo in the heart of the Iberian peninsula stands above the fast flowing waters of the River Tagus. It was first settled, and later flourished, because of the river. Its citizens drew water up into the body of the city, its fountains, cisterns and baths. In making Tres Aguas – A […]

28 October 2013


Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead Trilogy To Be Screened In Independent Cinemas

ARTANGEL have announced two weeks of screenings of Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead trilogy in independent cinemas across London this November. The screenings coincide with a major survey of Mike Kelley’s work at MoMA PS1 in New York this autumn and successful screenings at Tate Modern and the Detroit Art Museum. Mobile Homestead was the final […]

21 August 2013


Daniel Silver’s Artangel Commission Inspired By Freud’s Sculpture collection

An abandoned, overgrown landscape in central London is the site for a new Artangel commission by sculptor Daniel Silver. Evidence from some kind of archaeological endeavour is lying around; figures and fragments, pieced together. Made in a range of materials including marble, plaster and terracotta, the figures have been worked by hand; modelled and then […]

25 January 2013


Tony Oursler’s Multimedia Seance – The Influence Machine Returns To London

Ghostly presences are set to haunt the winter landscape around Tate Modern in an other-worldly installation by American artist Tony Oursler. This large-scale multimedia séance, entitled The Influence Machine, will take place from 18.00 to 22.00 on 15, 16, 18 and 19 February. Oursler, who directed the video to David Bowie’s new single Where Are […]

29 July 2012


Artangel Announces Lindsay Seers Installation Nowhere Less Now

One of the high points of the upcoming Autumn London art season will undoubtedly be Lindsay Seers’  Nowhere Less Now a project conceived specially for an arresting 19th century corrugated iron chapel in Kilburn, known locally as The Tin Tabernacle. This ambitious new installation by British artist Lindsay Seers utilises the unlikely connections between the […]

19 May 2012


Mike Kelley Ranch House Museum Gets Go Ahead

A museum in the memory of the artist Mike Kelley sponsored by Artangel has been given the go ahead as a permanent  memorial to his art and lives work. It will take the form of a replica of a suburban ranch home, similar to the one he grew up in. The project, Mobile Homestead, had […]

16 March 2012

Mark Storor A Tender Subject REVIEW

We step behind the veil of secrecy to discover Artangel’s latest commission, exploring experiences of gay prisoners Artangel commissions are getting harder and harder to review for fear of giving too much away. Ryan Gander’s Locked Room Scenario, for example – an empty warehouse in which unsuspecting viewers suddenly found themselves alone and drifting, wondering […]

15 March 2012


Mark Storor Reveals Plight Of Gay Prisoners

Artangel commission ‘A Tender Subject’ by Mark Storor opens tonight ‘A Tender Subject’ is a performance installation by award-winning British artist Mark Storor and will be taking place at a secret London location in until 31 March. It represents the culmination of three years’ work, and explores the experiences of gay prisoners in the harsh […]

5 March 2012


Artangel Explores Tender Subject Of Gay Prisoners

Artangel announce upcoming performance installation by award-winning British artist Mark Storor – A Tender Subject ‘a tender subject’, taking place at a secret location in London from 16 – 31 March, is a performance installation by award-winning British artist Mark Storor. A culmination of three years’ work, it explores moments of truth and tenderness in […]

31 August 2011

Ryan Gander Forcing The Door

‘Locked Room Scenario’ the latest Artangel triumph Ryan Gander’s ‘Locked Room Scenario’ is immediately unnerving. Having been ushered through the gates of a Hoxton warehouse (by appointment only), I suddenly find myself alone and confronted at the door by two unfriendly punks apparently oblivious to why I might be invading their patch. The plot thickens, […]