1 December 2022

Lucian Freud And His Circle Surveyed In Two London Exhibitions

A noted John Deakin photograph of Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud in Soho in 1963

17 October 2022

24 September 2022

Winslow Homer: Beyond The Sea – National Gallery – Revd Jonathan Evens

Homer is an artist that, although a household name in America, is entirely unrepresented in UK public collections.

31 August 2022

Ten London Art Exhibitions Autumn 2022

London comes into its own in Autumn with the opening of a whole array of exciting exhibitions, fairs and auctions. Artlyst has put together a list of ten art exhibitions presented in our world-class galleries and museums.   

11 April 2022

Raphael The Human And Divine – National Gallery – Rev Jonathan Evens

Raphael’s brief career shaped the course of Western culture like no other artist; this was so whether his work was affirmed or his influence rejected.

29 March 2022

Raphael Exhibition At National Gallery Explores His Entire Career

Having been postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic and originally planned to mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death in 2020, the National Gallery will finally unveil The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael.

23 March 2022

Ali Cherri: Artist in Residence  National Gallery – Revd Jonathan Evens

Ali Cherri, as an artist growing up in Lebanon during the Civil War, embodying traumatic experiences of catastrophe and violence

11 March 2022

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Russian Raphael Painting Withdrawn From London Show – Jeff Koons Loses Another Court Battle – Metropolitan Museum To Deaccess $30m Picasso Bronze

One of the centrepieces of the National Galleries’ long-awaited Raphael exhibition has been withdrawn due to the escalating war in Ukraine. Raphael’s The Holy Family, part of Russia’s State Hermitage Museum collection, in St Petersburg will not be exhibited. This is a direct result of the situation that has arisen due to Russia’s invasion of […]

26 January 2022

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Damien Hirst Earns $25m With His NFT Edition – Art Basel Gazumps FIAC Taking Grand Palais Slot – Gainsborough’s Blue Boy Returns To London 

Damien Hirst Earns $25m With His NFT Edition – Art Basel Gazumps FIAC Taking Grand Palais Slot – Gainsborough’s Blue Boy Returns To London 

13 January 2022

12 January 2022

Winslow Homer To Feature In New National Gallery Exhibition

The New England artist Winslow Homer (1836–1910), will have his first major UK show at London’s National Gallery. Homer is one of the most celebrated and admired American painters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The show will take place later this year (10 September 2022 – 8 January 2023).  Little known in […]

11 December 2021

Albrecht Dürer Travels Of A Renaissance Artist – National Gallery London – Revd Jonathan Evens

Albrecht Dürer, himself, lived in Nuremberg throughout his life but made several significant European journeys.

10 November 2021

Kehinde Wiley Explores Climate Change And Migration At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery London will feature an exhibition of the American Artist Kehinde Wiley (b. 1977, Los Angeles).

4 November 2021

London Albrecht Dürer Exhibition Explores Travels Of A Renaissance Artist

The first major UK exhibition of the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer for nearly twenty years is set to open at London’s National Gallery.

3 September 2021

22 July 2021

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Liverpool Loses UNESCO World Heritage Status – National Gallery To Buy Sir Thomas Lawrence The Red Boy – Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 Shortlist

Liverpool Loses UNESCO World Heritage Status – National Gallery To Buy Sir Thomas Lawrence The Red Boy – Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 Shortlist

8 April 2021

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Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

Yinka Shonibare 2021 RA Coordinator – Tony Cragg At Houghton Hall – National Gallery Announces Shortlist For Bicentenary Revamp

23 February 2021

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UK Art Can Be A Ball Of Confusion – Edward Lucie-Smith

Last Sunday, the Times carried not one but two pieces by Waldemar Januszczak, its resident art critic, who is certainly one of the best in that slightly esoteric line of business. The first Kehinde Wiley the second on Antony Gormley.

16 February 2021

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National Gallery’s 200th Birthday Revamp – Derelict IKEA To Become Coventry Arts Centre – New Laws To Protect Historic UK Statues

National Gallery 200th Birthday Revamp – Derelict IKEA To Become Coventry Arts Centre – New Laws To Protect Historic UK Statues

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

11 January 2021

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London Galleries and Museums: The Lights Are On But No One’s Home – Steve Daszko

Lockdown II – When the first lockdown started in March last year, Tate, like all Art Galleries, suffered financially.

4 January 2021

If Jesus Is A Man Of Colour Why Did We Make Him Aryan? – Revd Jonathan Evens

The National Gallery was hoping to open a re-arranged immersive digital experience inspired by Jan Gossaert’s 16th-century masterpiece ‘The Adoration of the Kings’, on 6 January but due to the COVID Pandemic, this is looking increasingly unlikely. 

17 November 2020

Albrecht Dürer Subject Of Major National Gallery Exhibition This Autumn

Dürer’s Journeys – Travels of a Renaissance Artist is a major new show announced for the National Gallery this Autumn. This will be the first significant UK exhibition of the artist’s works in such a wide range of media for nearly twenty years

12 November 2020

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National Gallery And Nikon Announce Online Content Partnership – Edward Lucie-Smith

The next 12 months,’ so the press release tells one, ‘will see the National Gallery work with Nikon on a broad schedule of online content all aimed at letting people take inspiration from one of the greatest art collections in the world