Armory Show New York 2017

Armory Show Highlights By Gallerist Zavier Ellis Of Charlie Smith London

The Armory Show, which opened to the public in New York on 2 March is always one of the highlights of the art fair season. This year, the first fully under new Executive Director Benjamin Genocchio is a step to separate the fair competitors like Frieze and Art Basel. “This is not a franchise fair,” Genocchio explained to the assembled press before the doors opened on Wednesday. “This is a New York institution.”

4 March 2017


Christopher Le Brun PRA Touch And Improvisation The Artlyst Interview

Christopher Le Brun, PRA, painter, and president of the Royal Academy is a very busy man. With two shows currently on in the United States, Christopher Le Brun: Composer, at the Albertz Benda gallery in New York (2 March-15 April 2017) and in Vero Beach, Florida (25 February-27 April 2017) at the Gallery at Windsor, he continues to expand his international reach as a force to be reckoned with.

3 March 2017


Robert Rauschenberg Tate Modern

The Religious Impulses Of Robert Rauschenberg By Revd Jonathan Evens

One of the most interesting books of art history published in 2016 was Modern Art and the Life of a Culture: The Religious Impulses of Modernism by American academics Jonathan A. Anderson and William A. Dyrness. This book is of interest because it explores the religious (particularly Christian) influences and impulses running through modern art.

12 February 2017

George Boorujy Artist

George Boorujy An Artist Highlighting And Protecting Our Precious Natural World

Artist George Boorujy feels particularly pumped to take on the environmental cause, especially since ‘Day One’ the Environmental Protection Agency has been quieted with regard to global warming. Boorujy, an artist devoted to highlighting and protecting our precious natural world says, “This shouldn’t be a partisan issue! Democrats, as well as Republicans, need to breathe.

4 February 2017

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Top 10 artworks that are black

Top 10 – Black Paintings

In 2016 Anish Kapoor acquired exclusive rights to the unique Vanta black pigment, reported to be the blackest shade of black in existence. So this week Artlyst celebrates the Top 10 black paintings.

30 December 2016


top 10 dada artists

Top 10 – Dada Artists

2016 saw the 100 year anniversary of the first Dada performances at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, Switzerland. So in reverence to this important moment in 20th century Art History, Artlyst brings you the Top 10 Dadaist Artists.

27 December 2016


Top 10 – Feminist Artists

The feminist art movement emerged in the 1960s with women artists taking an interest in how they differed from their male counterparts. Artlyst has put together its top 10 feminist artists.

27 December 2016


Top 10 Appropriation Art Works warhol-marilyn photo©artlyst2020

Top 10 – Appropriation Artworks

Appropriation art or the art of appropriation is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. Here is the Artlyst top ten most controversial works of Appropriation Art, and some of the court cases that followed.

26 December 2016


top 10 peace artworks

Top 10 – Peace Artworks

The horrific events in Paris over the weekend has prompted us to look back to the many artists in the last fifty years who have realised the power of art as a tool in raising awareness and propagating the concept of world peace. Here are our top ten examples of this very powerful medium.

26 December 2016


Top 10 artists under 30

Top 10 – Artists Under 30

A list of this nature is entirely subjective, as there are over 10,000 graduates from Art schools in the UK alone each year. Here is our international list and let’s call it only part one of the artists that have caught our eye in the last twelve months. (First published October 2015)

26 December 2016


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