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28 November 2022


Miami Art Week 2022: Artlyst Guide To Fairs And Satellite Events 

The 20th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach takes place in the Miami Beach Convention Centre from 29 November –4 December 2022.

14 November 2022

Glasgow Print Studio Celebrates 50 Years Of Printmaking – Clare Henry

GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO is internationally acclaimed, and its 50th birthday is being celebrated in a major, culturally significant exhibition at the city's main civic...

7 November 2022

Great Art Cities Explained – An Art And Travel Video Series

Following the wildly successful YouTube art history series, Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded in 2020 by art writer and curator James Payne,...

5 November 2022


Romuald Hazoumè: Interview of the Month, November 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumè has been making his well-known masks for many years, but 'Carnaval', his show at the October Gallery

1 November 2022

Soulages And Strange Clay November 2022 Art Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Under an image of Richard Woods' 'Small House' installation at Southwark Cathedral, Fergus Butler Gaillie

24 October 2022

Bill Brandt: Tate Britain Launches Free Photography Exhibition

Tate Britain opens a free new exhibition dedicated to celebrated British photographer Bill Brandt (1904-83).

18 October 2022


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...

16 October 2022


1-54 Art Fair London: My Six Favourite Exhibits – Lee Sharrock 

As 1-54 celebrates its 10th birthday, the first international art fair to focus on modern and contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora

12 October 2022

Ronit Keret Tears Palazzo Mora Venice – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

The installation of Ronit Keret Tears, presented at the Palazzo Mora in Venice until the end of November, is a striking example of how...

9 October 2022

Alexander de Cadenet And Michael Forbes October 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

I begin this month with two exhibitions that touch on religion in the context of exploring identity and end with a series of book-based...

7 October 2022

William Kentridge Ubu Tells The Truth – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

The white south African artist William Kentridge has used the play Ubu Roito to express his views against South African apartheid and its vicious...

28 September 2022

Pyotr Pavlensky Uncensored The Artlyst Interview With Paul Carter Robinson

Pyotr Pavlensky was born in 1984 in Leningrad. He studied monumental painting at the Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design.

28 September 2022

London Art Fairs Autumn 2022 – Artlyst Guide

Artlyst has compiled a comprehensive guide to the best of the fairs coming to the capital this Autumn.

22 September 2022

Wolfgang Laib: Interview of the Month, September 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Wolfgang Laib is an unusual artist: infused with the natural world and Eastern philosophies, he has made consistent and relatively unchanging use of his...

15 September 2022

Art In Puglia – Panorama Monopoli – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was thrilled to attend the second edition of Panorama in the charming seaside city of Monopoli, which took place from 1st to 4th...

3 September 2022


Spiritual Joseph Beuys Plus More: September Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Last year was the centenary of the birth of Joseph Beuys. Centenary exhibitions included ‘The Inventor of Electricity - Joseph Beuys and the Christian...

31 August 2022

Holiday Snaps – End Of Summer Art Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Miguel de Unamuno wrote that, “In Mallorca art becomes reason and reason art.” While Palma is the obvious centre in which to test this...

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...

30 August 2022


Spencer Tunick: The Naked Facts – Artlyst Interview With Paul Carter Robinson

The work of artist Spencer Tunick defies genres by transforming both landscapes and the human form into powerful artworks.

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...

10 August 2022

Qatar Transforms Into An Outdoor Art Gallery Ahead Of FIFA World Cup

Qatar, a country that is no stranger to important contemporary public art, with works by Richard Serra and Damien Hirst, will be Transformed into...

2 August 2022

Steve McQueen Deadpan 1997 – Significant Works  – Sue Hubbard

One of the things about this series is that it provides an opportunity to look back on keynote contemporary works with a degree of...

1 August 2022


Charmaine Watkiss: Interview of the Month August 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent 

Charmaine Watkiss is the daughter of Jamaicans who came to post-war Britain in the 1960s when immigration from former colonies was encouraged to help...

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.

9 July 2022

Re-imagining Essex July 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

The image of Essex is currently being questioned, challenged and re-framed by artists and exhibitions in and from Essex.

Ten Things To Shout About At London’s Masterpiece Art Fair – Nico Kos Earle

Masterpiece is one of London's unmissable art fairs. This is a melting pot where visitors can view and buy the finest works of art,...

Channeling Andrew Wyeth: Jeffery Becton And Andrea Hamilton Between Two Worlds – The Poetics of Coastal Places

It is a work that has deeply influenced the practice of countless artists, in particular fine art photographer Jeffery Becton.

28 June 2022

Twelve Out of London Art Exhibitions Summer 2022

Summer has arrived. Have you planned your UK staycation yet? To help you, Artlyst has put together a selection of twelve exhibitions to tempt...

28 June 2022


Mali Morris: Interview of the Month, July 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Mali Morris is a popular and notably active member of the Royal Academy of Arts, making her an appropriate choice for the annual commission...

24 June 2022

Yinka Shonibare: Mr And Mrs Andrews Without Their Heads – Significant Works – Sue Hubbard

Mr and Mrs Andrews is arguably Gainsborough's most famous painting. A young couple poses for their wedding portrait beneath an oak tree. Behind them...

20 June 2022

Art Illuminating spirituality June 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

The adherence of the Singh Twins to the Indian miniature painting tradition has been a way of asserting their right to choose a visual...

11 June 2022


Peter Buggenhout: Interview of the Month, June 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Belgian sculptor Peter Buggenhout makes slippery, near-formless sculptures that typically repulse with their abject materials, yet draw you in to an uncanny unknowability.