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5 January 2011

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London Art Fair Latest

London Art Fair 19 – 23 January 2011, presents over 100 galleries featuring the great names of 20th Century British art and exceptional contemporary...

5 January 2011

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Mick Karn Artist Musician With The Band Japan Dies At 52

Tributes are pouring in for the Sculptor/Musician Mick Karn who died yesterday after a long battle with lung cancer.

4 January 2011

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Art Stock Exchange To Launch In Paris

Pierre Naquin, a French entrepreneur is to create a fund offering shares in 20th – 21st century master works. Collectors, who cannot afford to...

31 December 2010

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Edvard Munch Thieves Convicted

Three works stolen from the Malmo Art Museum including a 1.2 million dollar painting by the Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch.”Two Friends.” were recovered when...

29 December 2010

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Dan Flavin Work Classified By EU as Light fittings

Works by the late American sculptor Dan Flavin have had VAT applied as EU says works are ‘light fittings’ The sculptures shown at the...

28 December 2010

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Gerry Judah First New York Solo Show

The English Artist Gerry Judah is exhibiting six large scaled monochromatic paintings/reliefs in his first New York show. This is the London-based artist’s first...

28 December 2010

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Falling Water Gingerbread House Unveiled

The most original design for a gingerbread house this year has to go Melodie and Brenton, for the ‘Falling Water Gingerbread House’ a model...

26 December 2010

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John Warhola: Warhol Foundation Head Dies Aged 85

John Warhola, elder brother of artist Andy Warhol has died, on Christmas Eve, in Pittsburgh, from pneumonia, He was 85.  

25 December 2010

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Top 2010 Christmas Exhibitions – Paul Carey-Kent

HUGE MEAL, BIG GALLERY, SMALL SHOW Most of the commercial galleries are closed over the Christmas and New Year period. The big museums and...

23 December 2010

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Arts Council England Absorbs Museums Libraries Council

It’s Official,and why do these things always happen just before the holiday break.The Department for Culture,Media and Sport (DCMS) under the new Coalition Government,...

22 December 2010

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ICA Lambasted By Independent Report

 A confidential, independent report leaked this week has revealed that the ICA suffered poor leadership under the rein of  (Director) Ekow Eshun and former...

22 December 2010

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AA Bronson National Portrait Gallery Protest Latest

AA Bronson’s poignant wall-size color portrait of artist/colleague Felix Partz, a few hours after he died of complications from AIDS,will remain displayed in the...

21 December 2010

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City of Sculpture Festival Wows London Christmas Shoppers

Park Lane, known as Monopoly’s most expensive street is now hosting ‘The City of Sculpture Festival’ which transforms the heart of the capital’s outdoor...

21 December 2010

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Ai Weiwei Exhibition At London’s Lisson Gallery Spring 2011

The Lisson Gallery in London have announced that they will be representing Ai Weiwei the Chinese dissident artist responsible for the artistic embellishments displayed...

20 December 2010

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9/11 Sculpture for London’s Southbank

An 8-meter sculpture fashioned from girders reclaimed from the World Trade Centre site is to be erected on Potters Fields Park outside the new...

20 December 2010

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Top Exhibitions 2010 – Paul Carey-Kent

By Paul Carey-Kent 20 December, 2010 2010 was a rich and varied year – so much so that what started as a top ten...

19 December 2010

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Don Van Vliet AKA Captain Beefheart Painter Musician Dies Aged 69

Performing under the stage name Captain Beefheart, together with his Magic Band Don Van Vliet produced a number of highly unconventional

15 December 2010

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Tacita Dean Next Unilever Artist Tate Modern

Tate Modern and Unilever have announced that Tacita Dean will create the twelfth commission in The Unilever Series for the Turbine Hall at Tate...

13 December 2010

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Jeremy Hunt Announces US Style Philanthropy Plan

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt who will always be best remembered for James Naughtie and Andrew Marr’s four-letter slip up, has announced that the government...

13 December 2010

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Art Basel Miami Review 2010 – Paul Carey Kent

It was tough being stuck in Miami while Britain jammed up in the coldest pre-Christmas period this century:

10 December 2010

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Museum of Everything Goes to Russia

The Museum of Everything, AKA the international museum for non-traditional and self-taught art will collaborate with The Garage a Moscow venue, designed in 1926...

9 December 2010

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Picasso Auction Disputed in Paris

Cancelled Auction Raises Ownership Questions - ArtLyst Breaking News

8 December 2010

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Brooke Shields Nude Photographer Nemesis Garry Gross Dies

Should we mourn the passing of Garry Gross? For those who think the name vaguely rings a bell, he was the exploitive creator of the...

7 December 2010

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Olympic Artists Announced For 2012

David Hockney, Lucian Freud, Rachel Whiteread and Martin Creed are some of the visual artists the DCMS has announced to officially represent London during...

6 December 2010

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Susan Philipsz Wins Turner Prize 2010

The 2010 Turner Prize outcome reflects the necessity to select more women candidates for this coveted award. This year, two and a half of...

4 December 2010

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The Turner Prize 2010 Bookmakers Odds – Fancy a Flutter

Which artist will take home the controversial Turner Prize? It is an interesting concept to reduce this coveted prize to numbers.The Turner Prize is...

3 December 2010

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Government Art Collection On View At Whitechapel

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Prime Minister’s wife Samantha Cameron, Lord Mandelson and the British Ambassador to Moscow are among the high profile...

3 December 2010

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize shortlist announced

The Photographers Gallery have announced the shortlist for the annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. The award honours a living photographer for their significant contribution...

29 November 2010

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Picasso Hoard Discovered in Garage

271 undocumented works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth at least €60 million (£50 million) have been discovered in the South of France....

29 November 2010

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BFI Takes Over UK Film Council funding Role

  The BFI (British Film Institute) is set to take over the funding role previously managed by the UK Film Council. It was controversially...

29 November 2010

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Turner Prize Goes To Londonderry In 2013

The 2013 Turner Prize is to be hosted in Londonderry Northern Ireland as part of its city of culture celebrations. The UK City of...

26 November 2010

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Lord Chadlington Appointed New Chairman of LAPADA

“LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers has announced the appointment of Lord Chadlington as their new Chairman.  The founder of PR giant...