29 June 2020


Michael Craig-Martin Unveils New Oxford Street Installation

Sir Michael Craig-Martin has created a new work for an iconic site in London’s Oxford Street, which will be launched on Monday 29 June, presented by W1 Curates. The installation, Cornucopia Galactica, will run 24hrs a day until 12 July 2020.

30 May 2019

Michael Craig-Martin Sculpture Unveiled At Gagosian Britannia Street

Sculptural works by Michael Craig-Martin have been unveiled at Gagosian in Britannia Street.

13 November 2018

Michael Craig-Martin Royal Academy Collaboration Announced For Windsor Vero Beach

The iconic British artist Michael Craig-Martin will present an exhibition of painting, sculpture and prints at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, opening 29 January 2019.

26 August 2017

Folkestone Triennial Another Mind-blowing Independent Visionary Arts Experience

The next edition of the Folkestone Triennial is taking place 2 September – 5 November with 20 commissions from a host of international artists. Now in its fourth edition the Triennial’s double edge, curation by Lewis Biggs, will exhibit new artworks installed in more than 20 locations around the town.

7 December 2016


Artist Michael Craig-Martin Awarded Knighthood In Ceremony By Prince William

The Irish-born British artist Michael Craig-Martin has been awarded his Knighthood by Prince William (The Duke Of Cambridge .

11 June 2016


Michael Craig-Martin Awarded Knighthood In Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Michael Craig-Martin, a truly influential artist, has been awarded a Knighthood, in the Queen’s birthday honours list. As the ultimate catalyst of creativity and innovation, Craig-Martin received a CBE for his services to art in 2001 and is well known for his use of intense and vivid colour  Mr Craig-Martin was born in Dublin Ireland in 1941. […]

29 November 2015

Paul Black Reviews Michael Craig-Martin’s Reductive Cool At The Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine is currently presenting an exhibition by Michael Craig-Martin; the first solo show of the artist’s work in a London public institution since 1989 and brings together works from 1981 to 2015. Craig- Martin presents his trademark impersonality in the form of obsolete technology; slick, glowing, and intentionally flat. The Serpentine gallery presents the […]

25 November 2015


Michael Craig-Martin: Transience Opens At The Serpentine Gallery

Today the Serpentine opens an exhibition by Michael Craig-Martin. This is the first solo show of the artist’s work in a London public institution since 1989 and brings together works from 1981 to 2015, including representations of obsolete technology; laptops, games consoles, black-and-white televisions and incandescent lightbulbs that highlight the increasing transience of innovation. From […]

7 October 2015


Michael Craig-Martin Exhibition Transience To Open At Serpentine Gallery

This winter, the Serpentine presents an exhibition by Michael Craig-Martin (b.Dublin, 1941), one of the best-known British artists of his generation. This is the first solo show of Craig-Martin’s work in a London public institution since 1989 and brings together works from 1981 to 2015, including his era-defining representations of once familiar yet obsolete technology; […]

12 June 2015

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015 – Michael Craig-Martin Delivers Pop-Arty Hues

For the past 247 years the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition has brought with it a cultural overview of contemporary art in the capital, and this year’s exhibition holds 1,100 works for the avid collector to peruse at their leisure – but [as usual] it might take a while. The show has been co-ordinated by Goldsmith’s […]

28 January 2015


Michael Craig-Martin To Present His First Major Museum Show In Asia

The British artist Michael Craig-Martin will be presenting his first major museum show in Asia at the Himalayas Museum in Shanghai. Michael Craig-Martin NOW will run from 3 February – 31 March 2015. The exhibition will feature 50 new paintings, each depicting ubiquitous objects of contemporary life such as a roll of toilet paper, a […]

31 March 2014


Michael Craig Martin and ENO Win Dulux Let’s Colour Awards

Following critical acclaim for its stunning production of Madam Butterfly, English National Opera has joined artist, painter and Royal Academy member Michael Craig-Martin and a host of other winners in being recognised at the Dulux Let’s Colour Awards. Held at the Old Truman Brewery, east London and hosted by esteemed fashion commentator Hilary Alexander, the awards […]

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 […]

10 May 2013


Marina Abramovic And Michael Craig-Martin Create Site Specific Works For Art Basel Parcours

Parcours is an array of site-specific artworks installed across the Klingental neighborhood of Basel. For its fourth year, the 2013 edition has moved into the Klingental neighborhood of Basel, one of the city’s most culturally diverse and creatively active quarters. Presenting 17 high-caliber works by renowned international artists – Marina Abramović, Marc Bauer, Olaf Breuning, […]

13 March 2013


Four Hundred Years of British Art: Explored At American University Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery’s collections of British Art is explored in a new exhibition which constitutes the important impact that the UK has had on global art trends. This comprehensive survey will be the first of its kind in over two decades to draw on the nearly 300 British objects held by the […]

10 May 2012


Yayoi Kusama To Grace New London Sculpture Space

The City of London Corporation is installing up to seven works by internationally renowned artists including Michael Craig-Martin, Julian Opie, Thomas Houseago, Yayoi Kusama and Dan Graham, transforming Great St Helen’s in the City of London. Great St Helen’s: Sculpture Space will launch on 18th June, with works on show until January 2013. In addition, a […]

7 March 2012


Whitechapel Gallery Enlists Howard Hodgkin For Opera

Opera posters by leading artists including Sir Howard Hodgkin and Michael Craig Martin unveiled in support of Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Opera The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned leading artists Philip Allen, Michael Craig Martin, Sir Howard Hodgkin, Robert Holyhead, Janice Kerbel and Lisa Millroy to produce opera posters for Swarovski Whitechapel Gallery Art Plus Opera, the Gallery’s annual fundraising event on 15 March […]

17 November 2011


S[edition] Innovates With On Screen Art By Big Name Artists

With Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin digital artworks available from £5, S[edition] invites anyone and everyone to become art collectors This morning, Harry Blain (founder of Haunch of Venison and Blain|Southern) and Robert Norton (former CEO of Saatchi Online) launched an innovative new scheme for selling art – S[edition]; an online initiative to sell affordable digital artworks […]

21 June 2011


2012 Olympic Poster Artists Unveiled

Twelve Artists have been selected by the organizers of the 2012 Olympics to design the official posters. The list reads like a who’s who of A- Lister names from the London art scene. Tracey Emin, Bridget Riley ,Michael Craig -Martin and Bob and Roberta Smith plus Turner Prize winners Howard Hodgkin, Martin Creed, Chris Ofili […]

10 June 2011


Louis Vuitton Launches New Website For Young Artists

Louis Vuitton in partnership with London art institutions the Whitechapel Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts and Tate Britain, have launched REcreative. It’s a new website where emerging artists can post their work and learn how more established creatives start their careers. The website is for arts events and exhibitions through exclusive online content. Users can […]

18 March 2011


Hirst, Gormley, Riley and Hockney Donate Millions to Kettle’s Yard appeal

Kettle’s Yard the ever evolving contemporary art gallery in Cambridge is holding a multi-million pound selling exhibition. Seminal works donated by leading British Artists, Damien Hirst, Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, David Hockney, Michael Craig-Martin, David Nash, Sir Anthony Caro, and Maggi Hambling will go on sale from tomorrow.The proceeds of the sale will go towards […]