11 October 2020

Everyday Heroes: Southbank Exhibition Celebrates Low-paid Key Workers

How to celebrate the continuing vital and sacrificial contribution of key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic? Clap for Carers united the nation early on in lockdown but was thought to have become politicised and was vulnerable to the criticism that it distracted attention from a necessary focus on the low wages paid to many care workers.

14 August 2019


Jeremy Deller Unveils Peterloo Memorial In Manchester

Jeremy Deller, the Turner Prize-winning artist, has unveiled his £1m monument marking the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Peterloo massacre.

1 November 2018

£1m Peterloo Massacre Memorial By Jeremy Deller – Design Unveiled

Jeremy Deller the Turner Prize-winning artist has unveiled the design for his 38ft (11.5m) memorial to mark the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

22 August 2018

Jeremy Deller To Design Manchester’s Peterloo Massacre Memorial

On 31st October, The Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller will announce his (provisional) design for the Peterloo Memorial in Manchester. He will also reveal the location of the artwork and unveil the maquette.

24 March 2018

Jeremy Deller Launches How to leave Facebook Campaign 

The Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller has launched a new campaign titled How to leave Facebook

20 January 2018

Jeremy Deller Helps Relaunch 1940s School Prints Programme At Hepworth Wakefield

Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller is helping to relaunch the pioneering school prints project which brought contemporary art to children who would not otherwise have had the opportunity to see ‘good’ work.

3 June 2017


Sgt Pepper Reimagined At 50 Liverpool Creates A Festival To Remember

Sgt Pepper At 50 is the 50th anniversary of the original album by The Beatles and through this festival has become a newly ‘re-imagined album’ of artworks, theater, music and dance pieces.

1 March 2017

Bluecoat Tercentenary Celebrated With 106 Previously Exhibited Artists On Public View

2017 marks Bluecoat’s tercentenary, making it the oldest building in Liverpool city centre and the UK’s first arts centre: quite an achievement.

8 November 2016


Shortlisted Projects Unveiled for Lighting London’s Bridges

The six shortlisted proposals by international teams, representing seventy-three artists, architects, designers, planners and engineers from Asia, Europe, North America and South America will be unveiled on Wednesday 9 November in the Illuminated River Exhibition, a free exhibition running for three weeks at the Royal Festival Hall (RFH) until Tuesday 29 November.

2 July 2016


Jeremy Deller Commemorates Battle Of Somme With Nationwide Performance Piece

We’re here because we’re here’ was a performance piece unveiled yesterday in London to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, and conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. It was produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the National Theatre  […]

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 […]

29 February 2016


Jeremy Deller Undresses Iggy Pop For Rock ’n Roll Life Drawing Class

A life drawing class conceived by the Turner Prize winning British artist Jeremy Deller and organised by the Brooklyn Museum has had a special guest model, the American rock icon Iggy Pop.  In stark contrast to his kinetic stage persona, Pop methodically posed nude on a different kind of stage. “The life class is a special place […]

13 December 2015


Jeremy Deller Weighs Into Cass Art School Debate As Students Occupy Campus

Students have occupied the Cass Art School campus, angry at plans to sell it. The Earl of Clancarty, Nicholas Trench, has called for the government to intervene to halt the sale of the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design building in Central House, Aldgate. The popular art school is expected to be […]

29 October 2015


Peter Blake And David Shrigley, Among Postcard Works For Charity Auction

Established in 2014 to raise money for the The Hepatitis C Trust, Art on A Postcard is embarking on its second secret auction. The artwork comes from a mix of very well known and established artists such as Jake and Dinos Chapamn, Bob and Roberta Smith, Jeremy Deller, David Shrigley, Peter Blake, Gilbert and George, […]

22 September 2015


BBC Digital Art Project Lambasted For Wasting Public Money

The BBC has defended itself from criticism by the Rupert Murdock owned Sun newspaper who labelled its digital arts website, ‘The Space’ as an “eccentric digital arts project”. The Space features experimental artists including Marina Abramovic, Jeremy Deller and Gilbert and George. The publication questioned the £8.16m earmarked from the licence fee for it. But in […]

13 August 2015


Jeremy Deller Commissioned To Design New Brixton Five Pound Note

The Brixton Pound, a bespoke currency valid only in Brixton, celebrates its fifth birthday with a new design created by none other than the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller. This is the capital’s only local currency and the B£5 note has been revealed as psychedelic in style and political by nature! Only a few local currencies have been […]

26 June 2015


Gerhard Richter, Douglas Gordon, Jeremy Deller Among Artists At Manchester International Festival

From Thursday 2 July Manchester will be alive with music, dance, theatre – and visual art as Manchester International Festival (2 to 19 July) celebrates a decade as the world’s only Festival of original new work. The programme includes world premieres, unique concerts and one-off events, including a number of free events across the Festival. […]

24 June 2015


Artlyst Podcast: Jeremy Deller Discusses Andy Warhol And William Morris At Modern Art Oxford

At the age of 20, the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 and Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where he was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit […]

4 March 2015


People’s Art Prize UK Wide Community Arts Prize Competition Launches

The UK’s first ever community arts prize has launched 1 March, in the face of the Government’s £83m* worth of cuts to arts funding. Hundreds of submissions are expected from across the country from individual artists and art organisations hoping to win the People’s Art Prize, which is being backed by leading British artists Jeremy […]

27 February 2015


Jeremy Deller: Artists For Palestine Petition Involvement Was A Mistake

With Jeremy Deller’s recent inclusion, as part of a total of 14 artists, in an open letter submitted to the Guardian in which they condemn Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s continued detention in her home country – one might be forgiven for thinking that the artist was again politically engaged when replying positively to another request […]

10 February 2015


Jeremy Deller, Simon Starling, Anish Kapoor And Other Artists Condemn Tania Bruguera’s Detention

A total of 14 artists has written an open letter to the Guardian, in which they condemn Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s continued detention in her home country. The notable collection of signatories includes four Turner Prize winners – Simon Starling, Mark Leckey, Jeremy Deller and Elizabeth Price – as well as Sir Anish Kapoor and […]

20 December 2014


Jeremy Deller Explores Warhol, Morris And The Factory

In 1986 a young Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. Deller was an art history graduate

13 December 2014


Jeremy Deller Mixes A Cocktail Of Warhol, Morris And Politics

Little did the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller realise that a chance meeting with Andy Warhol would have a pivotal effect on his creative perspective, and future art career. At the tender age of 20, the artist took up an invitation from Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 […]

9 December 2014

Love Is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol – Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents ‘Love Is Enough’ an exhibition drawing together works from public and private collections in the UK and USA, and juxtaposing the work of Pop legend Andy Warhol with the Victorian textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist William Morris. The show is curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller. Works on […]

7 December 2014


Contemporary Art: Where’s Your politics? Where’s Your Guernica?

Last month I went to see KP Brehmer. Real Capitalism–Production at Raven Row gallery. I came away feeling elated that such beautiful work could be so politically clever. Brehmer pushed the buttons of Capitalism using its own templates, casting comment across its growing evils using charts, graphs and maps. Brehmer’s work is quiet yet immensely […]

6 December 2014


Jeremy Deller Talks To Artlyst About Warhol, Morris And Love

At the age of 20, the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 and Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where he was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit […]

2 September 2014


Jeremy Deller Examines The Prolific Careers Of Andy Warhol and William Morris

The Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is mounting a new curated exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, in December. Bringing together rarely seen works by William Morris and Andy Warhol, Deller’s ‘Love is Enough’ will examine the prolific careers of these two figures, each of whom developed an artistic practice and a conceptual framework that helped […]

8 August 2014


Scottish Independence: Anish Kapoor, Tracey Emin and Gavin Turk Vote No

Is Nationalism a cultural black hole? This is a question raised time and time again when arguing that Scotland should sever ties with the United Kingdom

28 July 2014


Turner Prize Winner Jeremy Deller Marks WWI Centenary With New App

Jeremy Deller, the Turner Prize winning artist best known for his ‘Lights Out Lights On’ installation, now in the permanent collection of the Tate has created a new free app as part of 14-18 NOW, the cultural programme marking the centenary of the First World War.  The work comprises four films devised by the artist […]

17 January 2014


Jeremy Deller Exhibits His 2013 Venice Biennale Pavilion Work In London

The UK’s first opportunity to see the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller’s installation for the 2013 Venice Biennale will be unveiled tomorrow at Walthamstow’s William Morris Gallery. English Magic, Deller’s exhibition for the British Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia was commissioned by the British Council for the […]

21 September 2013


Prison Art: Jeremy Deller To Open Koestler Trust Southbank Exhibition

Following on from the successful exhibition at the British Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, Jeremy Deller who extended arts participation to people in prisons around the UK, will be opening the annual Koestler Trust Prison art exhibition at the Southbank. Jeremy has been actively involved with the Koestler Trust for over ten years: as […]