1 August 2022

 Art Search: August 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Oldenburg’s show at Judson House in May 1959 was his first solo show and consisted of three-dimensional constructions.

28 April 2022


Cornelia Parker: Cold Dark Matter 1991 – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Cornelia Parker exploded a garden shed with the help of the British army. She’d contacted them for advice and was invited to the Army School of Ammunition

14 April 2022

Cornelia Parker To Mount Major Survey Of Her Work At Tate Britain

This May, Tate Britain will present the first significant survey of work by Cornelia Parker in London. Parker is one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.

5 October 2017


Artlyst Chooses Ten Of The Best From Frieze London 2017

Frieze is here again, and we’ve been crossing the days off since summer! Not only is this the buzziest week of the London autumn art calendar but it’s a great time to discover new artists, watch performances by young talent and films by some of the most exciting experimental filmmakers in the world

1 May 2017


Cornelia Parker Selected As Official Election Artist For Parliamentary Art Collection

Cornelia Parker has been named as the official artist for the 2017 general election.

23 June 2016

FOUND: Cornelia Parker Curates Royal Academicians At The Foundling Museum

Artlyst has attended the Foundling Museum, London, currently presenting the exhibition ‘FOUND’ curated by Foundling Fellow and Royal Academician Cornelia Parker. The artist was invited to curate an exhibition of over sixty outstanding artists with a varying range of practices to respond to the theme of ‘found’, reflecting on the Museum’s heritage and collection. The […]

17 May 2016


Cornelia Parker Curates Fifty+ Contemporary Artists At The Foundling Museum

In order for something to be ‘found’, it has to at some point in its history been ‘lost’ – Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker has curated ‘Found,’ a major new exhibition of contemporary art at London’s Foundling Museum, opening on 27th May and running until 4 September. Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines to contribute […]

22 April 2016


Cornelia Parker Unveils Edward Hopper Inspired Metropolitan Museum Roof Garden Commission

The British artist Cornelia Parker has unveiled her Metropolitan Museum roof garden commission in New York. Inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and by two emblems of American architecture—the classic red barn and the Bates family’s sinister mansion from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho—will comprise the fourth annual installation of site-specific works commissioned for The Metropolitan […]

13 October 2015


Cornelia Parker: First Solo Exhibition Opens At Alan Cristea Gallery

Cornelia Parker, best known for her large-scale installations, she is fascinated by the physical properties of objects and materials, and their histories. For her first solo exhibition at Alan Cristea Gallery, Parker presents a new body of work that breathes new life into found objects. She is exploring ideas of the positive versus negative, collapsing […]

29 May 2015


Cornelia Parker Unveils Reversed Clock Installation At St Pancras Station

The Turner Prize nominated British artist and Royal Academician, Cornelia Parker presents ‘One More Time’, 2015, a working replica of the station’s DENT London clock, reversed out in black with white hands and numerals and silver detail. The black clock is suspended 16 metres in front of the original so for those alighting from the trains the original face will […]

18 May 2015


Cornelia Parker’s Magna Carta Turns Shared Content Into A Physical Object

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, says: “Cornelia Parker’s embroidered Magna Carta takes shared onscreen content back into the world of physical things. It’s a unique project, and one of the least expected things to come out of Wikipedia! I commend the ethos of the work which echoes Wikipedia’s guiding principles of generosity, thoughtfulness, passion and tolerance. As someone […]

3 December 2014


Cornelia Parker’s Magna Carta And Alice In Wonderland At 150 Celebrated At British Library

The British Library has announced a new commission by the leading British artist Cornelia Parker, which responds to the legacy of Magna Carta in the digital era. At almost 13 metres long and 1.5 metres wide, Magna Carta (An Embroidery) will replicate the Magna Carta’s Wikipedia article as it appeared in its entirety on the […]

21 September 2014


Octogenarian Artist Rose Wylie Wins John Moores Painting Prize 2014

The John Moores Painting Prize – one of the UK’s most prestigious painting awards – has been awarded to artist Rose Wylie at the age of 80. Wylie staged an exhibition in 2013, at Tate Britain which was described as “a national treasure” by fellow artist Cornelia Parker. The artist’s paintings have begun to receive […]

12 March 2014


Gavin Turk and Cornelia Parker Support Anti Fracking Benefit Gig

We Need To Talk About Fracking was an Anti Fracking Benefit Gig which took place in London 12 March. The event featured live performances from YBA Gavin Turk, Mark Stewart and DJ John Pandit. Along with artist Cornelia Parker who designed posters and Vivienne Westwood who was one of the guest speakers. The fundraising concert […]

7 March 2014


Cornelia Parker Exhibition To Reopen Whitworth Gallery Manchester After £15m Redevelopment

Whitworth Art Gallery, part of The University of Manchester, will reopen its doors on Saturday 25 October 2014 following a £15 million redevelopment project by MUMA (McInnes Usher McKnight Architects), that will transform the 125 year old Whitworth into a 21st century gallery in the park. The redevelopment, which has been supported by a major […]

21 November 2013


Glasstress Collateral Event Travels To London Featuring Works By Emin, Banner and Parker

Work from the Glasstress collateral event at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – travels to London College of Fashion and The Wallace Collection, 27 November 2013 – 24 February 2014. In a unique collaboration between the Berengo Studio (Venice), Venice Projects (Venice), London College of Fashion and the Wallace Collection […]

24 October 2013


Major Artists Auction Work For Freedom from Torture Charity

Artists Draw A Line Under Torture: has gathered together leading artists uniting to fundraise by selling their work at Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction. Edmund de Waal (Top Photo) is the latest big name to join top contemporary artists including Jake and Dinos Chapman, Michael Craig-Martin, Antony Gormley, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Paula Rego […]

25 November 2011


Top Artists Tackle Torture

Leading artists, including Antony Gormley, the Chapman brothers, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, and Gavin Turk, band together to raise funds for the survivors of torture Freedom from Torture: The Art Auction will see leading visual artists unite to raise funds to support the survivors of torture. Antony Gormley, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Paula Rego, Cornelia Parker, […]

16 November 2011


Contemporary Arts Society Prize Money Lands On Nottingham

Cornelia Parker Presents £60,000 award to artist Christina Mackie and Nottingham Castle Museum to create major new artwork Cornelia Parker OBE has presented artist Christina Mackie and the Nottingham Castle Museum with this year’s Contemporary Art Society Annual Award. The paired-up artist and museum combo beat five shortlisted proposals for a major new work of art, […]

4 November 2011


Cornelia Parker To Present The Contemporary Art Society Annual Award

The Contemporary Art Society ‘Annual Award’ takes place on 14th November The Annual Award, “Commission to collect ” sponsored by The Contemporary Art Society has announced that this years prize will be presented by atiist Cornelia Parker. The reception for the Award will take place in London on 14th November. The winning museum will be […]

2 October 2010


Cornelia Parker Save The Arts Photomontage

Turner Prize nominated Artist Cornelia Parker has produced a Photomontage for the Save The Arts campaigne. It shows The Angel Of The North sculpture by Antony Gormley with one of its wings clipped, to symbolize the 25% cuts proposed by the Government. More than 100 top Artistes have joined the campaign including most of the […]