26 January 2023

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British Modern And Contemporary Art Sales Steady At London Art Fair

Now in its 35th year, London Art Fair continues to play a pivotal role in bringing British Modern and Contemporary Art to market.

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

1 September 2022

Glimpses Of Art Announce Inaugural London Exhibition 

Glimpses of Art, a brand new hybrid art agency, has announced its inaugural exhibition in London titled ‘Glimpses – We Are What We See.’

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…

16 March 2022

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In Around Oxford Art Galleries – March 2022 – Nico Kos Earle

Through the window of Meakin + Parsons Gallery opposite, sunbeams illuminated a quad of brightly coloured works on paper.

3 February 2022

NYC Gallery Scene Round-Up February 2022 – Ilka Scobie

Omicron’s on the decline, the snow is grey and slushy, and the city unveils eclectic and exciting art.

4 January 2022

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London Art Fair Announces Full Scale April Event At Business Design Centre Islington

After a year’s hiatus, we are all excited at the prospect of the UK’s first major art event of 2022. The London Art Fair (LAF)connects collectors from UK-based and international galleries

27 December 2021

And On An Art Note: End Of Year Diary 2021 – Revd Jonathan Evens

I was taken back to the roots of my love for the visual arts on a visit to galleries around Cork Street just before Christmas.

27 October 2021

Tate Modern To Mount Lubaina Himid’s Largest Solo Exhibition

Lubaina Himid has created powerful and poetic work for over four decades. It has made her an increasingly influential figure in contemporary art

6 February 2021

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DESERT X 2021 Postponed – National Gallery’s Top 20 Online Paintings – Studio Voltaire Set Autumn Reopen Date

DESERT X 2021 Postponed – National Gallery’s Top 20 Online Paintings – Studio Voltaire Set Autumn Reopen Date

25 June 2020

Lavish Sir Anish Kapoor Exhibition Set To Open At Houghton Hall Norfolk 

Important works by the British sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor will go on show across the grounds and historic interiors of Houghton Hall in Norfolk for the exhibition Anish Kapoor at Houghton Hall (12 July – 1 November 2020).

22 March 2020

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Art And Corona What happens Afterwards – Edward Lucie-Smith

As the contemporary art world goes dark, and as galleries – official spaces and commercial ones – slam shut their doors, one inevitably starts to wonder what the art world will be like once all this is over—the British art world, and also the global one.

1 January 2020

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What I Don’t Like About The Contemporary Art Scene  – Edward Lucie-Smith

A New Year, a new decade – I’ve been thinking about all the things I currently don’t like about the contemporary art scene here in Britain. Most of all, I don’t like its pervasive self-righteousness, the ever-increasing assumption that ‘official art’ has all the answers.

11 December 2019

Second Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art – Artists Announced

The second Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) has been announced. This major new biennial in Latvia lists participants for the event entitled ‘and suddenly it all blossoms’. 

2 December 2019

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London Art Fair: First UP For The 2020 Art Season

London Art Fair is the UK’s oldest established Contemporary art fair. It returns from 22-26 January 2020, bringing museum-quality modern and contemporary art to the capital.

4 November 2019

Bahrain Launches Newest Dedicated Art Space

The Art Space is an art gallery, creative hub and cafe rooted in the Bahrain Bay Wharf, a new location for art and luxury overlooking landmarks such as the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Financial Harbour and the World Trade Center.

16 October 2019

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FIAC Paris 46th Edition A Grand Palais Happening – What’s On

As everyone must know by now, FIAC one of Europe’s most important fairs opened for the VIP preview today at the Grand Palais in Paris.

3 October 2019

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Weaver Beaver: Frieze London 2019 – My 10 – Paul Carter Robinson

Frieze London is in full throttle with day two of the previews underway at the time of writing. I spent the first day walking around with curator Lee Cavaliere and artist-writer Michael Petry. Each year there is an outstanding trend which clearly manifests and this year it is weaving. Here are my top ten picks from the Fair, in no order.

17 June 2019

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FairforSaatchi: New Art Fair Announced For June’s Masterpiece Corridor

A brand new fair focusing on Contemporary and Modern art has been announced for London during the Masterpiece/Olympia corridor.

9 June 2019

Waterloo Festival Launches At St. John’s Waterloo – Revd Jonathan Evens

Churches hosting exhibitions and artists is a fantastic development says Almuth Tebbenhoff, co-curator of The London Group’s outdoor exhibition ‘Coming Good: Come Hell or High Water’ for The Waterloo Festival.

20 May 2019

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Whitney Biennial 2019 Open-Ended and Hopeful – Ilka Scobie

The Whitney Biennial 2019 is America’s oldest survey of contemporary art. Now in its 79th edition, this year’s event opened as the stock market began to sink.

25 April 2019

Gallery Weekend Berlin 2019 A Quick Guide

Gallery Weekend Berlin is a one-stop city-break for contemporary art in Germany.

Hong Kong: Art Basel to Chungking Mansion – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

There is no doubt Hong Kong is becoming one of the leading destinations for art lovers, collectors, curators and art professionals in general.

16 February 2019

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Frieze LA Week Art, Mud And Rain – Paul Carter Robinson

Day One Frieze LA: Rain! Some things are just out of our control. This was torrential rain sheets of water like you see in the tropics.

4 October 2018

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Has Frieze Become More About Instagram and Less About Art?

I’m what you could call a seasoned Frieze regular. I may have missed the first London fair but I was soon sucked into the great black hole of mega-international art fairs and beamed myself out beyond London to Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach, not to mention the first Frieze in New York. Galleries […]

11 June 2018

Art Basel 2018 Everything Guide – All you need To Know

Art Basel 2018 which launches 14-17 June offers a Premier line-up of galleries at Art Basel’s 2018 edition in Basel Switzerland.

4 May 2018

Art Consultant Lizanne Merrill Chooses Ten Works At Frieze NY 2018

Frieze New York is always one of the highlights of the international art calendar.

Sean Scully Indisputably The Most Universal Living Contemporary Artist- Edward Lucie-Smith

One name immediately sprang to mind – that of the born Irish, once British, now American painter Sean Scully.

8 December 2017

Ten Recommended London Art Shows By Paul Carey -Kent December 2017

It’s hard to complain about the big institutional shows on display just now

23 August 2017

Sotheby’s Scraps Online Only Auction Buyer’s Premium But Hikes Regular Tariffs

Sotheby’s has taken the bold move to scrap buyer’s premium on all of its online-only auctions. The auction house has at the same time announced that it will raise its regular buyer’s premium

Art Basel 48 A Curated Selection Of Twelve By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Curator and Gallerist Virginie Puertolas-Syn chooses twelve of the best stands at Art Basel 2017. Art Basel is a curated selection of 291 first-rate galleries exhibiting at the fair’s 48th edition in Basel.

2 April 2017

The Other Art Fair – But What About The Others? – Edward Lucie-Smith

I’ve always liked the Other Art Fair, on in London from now till April 2nd. But I’ve never quite known what to say about it.