There’s an aura of mystery to Ena Swansea’s big, impressive paintings at Ben Brown Fine Arts (‘green light’ to 30 July)
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The event was a travesty of everything the Colony stood for, organised by people who thought they could recreate a special place.
Art Night 2021 is back for the Summer expanding out of London across the country and taking place in locations
The twentieth century was a time of great change for women. Those born, raised and educated in the 19th century, then forming relationships and...
Ken Currie, undoubtedly among the most significant painters of our time, is known for his dark side, his bleak, black pictures
With a background in tagging, rapping, skateboarding and surfing, Californian-born Louis Carreon is a street artist who is currently sampling art history,
17 May 2021
For Marc Chagall, a stained-glass window represented "the transparent partition between my heart and the world's heart."
What would Turner think? Would he even have recognised the artist collectives nominated for this year’s prize in his name as art?
10 May 2021
The Lampedusa cross is made from pieces of a boat that was wrecked on 11 October 2013 near the Italian island of Lampedusa, close...
5 May 2021
As Museums and Galleries plan their reopenings after the current Covid restrictions and the public plan their Summer staycations, Artlyst has put together a...
26 April 2021
"Every religion has Nuns and Monks," Ugo Rondinone remarks as we finish up bowls of miso soup. We are in my Noho loft, enjoying...
25 April 2021
Australian artist and documentary filmmaker, George Gittoes is an artist willing to create in the face of chaos and potential destruction.
I first saw Mona Hatoum’s installation The Light at the End at The Showroom in East London in 1989.
13 April 2021
Keith Haring was a revolutionary artist who transformed the art world during his short but impactful life
Anka Dabrowska, a Warsaw born queer woman artist living and working in London, spoke to Artlyst on the eve of an exciting new project...
As we have been hibernation for over a year, Google Doodle Celebrates 151 Years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Better...
Founded in 1999, Modus Operandi, an independent arts unit with a track record of curating and producing high-quality art in the public realm, recently...
In light of the changes introduced by Venice town council, it is becoming increasingly difficult for private exhibition spaces
6 April 2021
As part of his video series, Great Artworks Explained, James Payne tackles The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch.
Stuart Semple multiple disciplinary artist talks to Artlyst candidly about his new art gallery 'Giant' in Bournemouth
In this series, Sue Hubbard explores Mark Wallinger State Britain 2007 an artwork and Turner Prize winning exhibition at the Tate Gallery.
Last Sunday, the Times carried not one but two pieces by Waldemar Januszczak, its resident art critic, who is certainly one of the best...
21 February 2021
Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility is proving to be a profoundly influential as well as innovative book. Its author Ashon T. Crawley –...
The perceptively formulated and compelling paintings of Becker expansively synthesize the historical and fictional solipsism.
9 February 2021
Among contemporary painters, none has investigated what it is that makes us individual and human more eloquently than Tony Bevan.
So when my friend, the Parisian Art Historian Edwart Vignot, invited me to visit Maxime Biou’s studio on the outskirts of Paris after the...
Genesis Tramaine is an Expressionist Devotional painter who, through abstract portraits of men and women transcends gender, race, and social structures
In this talk organised by the London Art Fair Paul Carter Robinson FRSA Editor of Artlyst welcomes panelists Matthew Burrows MBE Artist and...
For 20 years having spent many hours at the cramped, sooty, underground Penn Station in Manhattan waiting for trains to go Upstate
23 January 2021
Henry Darger was born in 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, he led a very isolated life and had no close relatives to speak of.
Lockdown II - When the first lockdown started in March last year, Tate, like all Art Galleries, suffered financially.
In 1967, Richard Long a young Bristol artist made a line in the grass of a field by walking backwards and forwards and called...