We’ve had an amazing year at Artlyst and you’ve contributed a large part of our success by following, liking, sharing, commenting, reblogging, and all the things that have contributed to making us one of the leading international communities involved with reporting and promoting contemporary art.
Please continue to support us in 2014 and in return we promise to keep you up to date with important breaking art news, relevant exhibition reviews and the most comprehensive art listings for public and independent art galleries in London and beyond.
Artlyst intends to continue our quest to create the most vibrant and healthy atmosphere to share discuss and argue what is important in the contemporary art world. We’re spending a bit of time over the holidays regrouping so we can deliver even more lysticles to you over the coming year. In 2013 over 1.5 million people visited Artlyst and its associated online presences. We have had 250,000 YouTube views to date and October was our biggest month ever with over 150,000 unique visitors to the website. But you can rest assure that improvement is on the way in terms of quality editorial and more exciting exhibition listings on our website and app.
Here is a quick roundup of essential 2013 art information Enjoy!
Paul Carter Robinson
Sir Anthony Caro Leading British Sculptor Dies Age 89
Richard Artschwager Pop Minimalist And Conceptual Artist Dies
Walter De Maria Leading Conceptual And Installation Artist Dies
Arturo Vega Painter and Graphic Designer Dies In New York
William Turnbull Celebrated Painter And Sculptor Dead At 90
Lewis Morley Iconic 1960s British Photographer Of Christine Keeler Dies
Andy Warhol Protegee Lou Reed Dies In New York Age 71
Pussy Riot Duo Freed In Russian Christmas Amnesty
Charles Saatchi And Nigella Lawson Officially End The Marriage
Art Dealer Charles Saatchi Higella ‘off her head on drugs’
Antony Gormley Angel Of The North Sculptor Receives Knighthood
Laure Prouvost Announced Turner Prize Winner In Derry UK City Of Culture
Cindy Sherman Presented With Honorary Doctorate At Royal College Of Art
George W. Bush May Exhibit Nude Self-portraits In Florida Art Exhibition
Artist Nails Scrotum To Red Square In Protest Of Russian Police State
Banksy Bids Farewell To New York After Successful Residency
Artlyst has compiled a list of the Top Ten art exhibitions to look out for in 2014. Most are located right here in London and just a tube ride away. Many are free or available for half price with an Art Fund card, which we highly recommend as the savings pays for the yearly membership after a couple of exhibitions. See full list Here
Martin Creed: What’s the point of it? :A survey of Martin Creed’s playful, thought-provoking art Martin Creed What’s the point of it? Hayward Gallery 29 January – 27 April 2014
Marina Abramovic at the Serpentine Gallery
London in June sees the Belgrade born performance artist Follow her major retrospective The Artist is Present at MoMa in 2010, creating a brand new performance for this exhibition. As well as works from throughout her career, re-performed for the first time since their original presentation. Summer 2014 will see Kensington Gardens become a destination for devotees of the ‘pioneer of performance art’ as Marina Abramović takes up residence at the Gallery.
June 2014 Serpentine Gallery London
Richard Hamilton Retrospective
Richard Hamilton (1922-2011) was one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century and is widely regarded as a founding figure of pop art. He is someone who continued to experiment and innovate over a career spanning 60 years. Tate Modern will stage the first retrospective to cover the full scope of Hamilton’s work, from his early exhibition designs of the 1950s to his final paintings of 2011. This new exhibition will explore his relationship to design, painting, photography and television, as well his engagement and collaborations with other artists.
Richard Hamilton: Tate Modern 13 February – 26 May 2014 – Richard Hamilton at ICA 12 Feb 2014 – 6 Apr 2014
Art Market news
TEFAF Releases Its Annual Art Market Report For 2013
Gerhard Richter: $37m Record Breaking Price For Work By Living Artist
Andy Warhol’s Silver Car Crash Goes Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s
Astronomical Warhol Koons And Bacon Results Defy Art Market Skeptics
Art Worth $100m Goes Up In Smoke In Romania
Cork Street Death Warrant Signed As Council Approves Redevelopment Plans
Billion Dollar Modern Art Hoard Looted By Nazis Discovered In Munich
Hitler’s Joseph Goebbels Sold Degenerate Art Trove Found In Munich
Glafira Rosales Blows The Whistle On New York’s Biggest Art Fraud
Andy Warhol’s Pop Empire: A Legacy Of Greed And Mismanagement