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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

6 June 2022

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Colour And Art History On A Paris Road Trip – James Payne

Paris is always good for an Artlyst road trip, as James Payne discovers as he visits Fondation Louis Vuitton, Cluny Museum and goes on...

4 June 2022

Henry Moore Sharing Form At Hauser & Wirth Somerset – James Payne

In the autumn of 1921, Henry Moore, a student from the Royal College of Art, visited Stonehenge. It would have a profound effect on...

Steven Campbell Dressing Above Your Station Fashion And Textiles In His Work – Clare Henry

Fashion and Textiles in the Life and Work of the Artist Steven Campbell tells his story using the thread of his dramatic outfits.

Dreaming With Our Bodies In Ancient Futures – Venice Biennale 2022 – Marie-Louise Jones

The 59th Venice Biennale reconnects sensory awareness with ancestral forms of knowledge

18 May 2022

Cecilia Alemani’s Powerful Harmonious Venice Biennale – Virginie Puertolas-Syn

I was curious to see how the Curator Cecilia Alemani - one of the few female curators of the Biennale, was going to address...

The Return Of A Post Pandemic Art Brussels – Paul Carey Kent

Art Brussels sprouts back to life after two years missed for Covid, from 28 April – 1 May.

4 May 2022

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Andrew Marr Talks Painting Not Politics With Ria Higgins

Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition...

Venice To London May 2022 Diary – Revd Jonathan Evens

Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity's historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying...

Martin Parr: Interview of the Month May 2022 – Paul Carey-Kent

Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.

Surrealism’s Alternative History The 59th Venice Biennale – Nico Kos Earle

The Venice Biennale sparks surreal conversations between past and present in 'Milk of Dreams', curated by Cecilia Alemani

29 April 2022

Great Art Cities Explained YouTube Series Venice Biennale Special

Great Art Cities Explained (GACE) follows the successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer...

28 April 2022

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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...

59th Venice Biennale: Twelve Things To See On-Site – Paul Carter Robinson

I have just returned from the 59th Venice Biennale, which was thrown off course by a year due to the pandemic.