Inaugural London Mural Festival

The event, launching in September 2020, will use London as a vast canvas, painting a minimum of 20 new large-scale murals across the city....

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American History X volume III, Manifest Decimation

Ben Turnbull's latest show examines the history of the Indian Removal Act and ‘manifest destiny’, a belief which led to the cultural genocide of native Americans....

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Ken Nwandiogbu ‘Contemporealism’

Hyper real painting is given a contemporary African twist at The Brick Lane gallery with a show of work by Ken Nwadiogbu....

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Rembrandt Relic Discovered Below Artist’s House

A clay pot excavated from the cesspit below Rembrandt van Rijn’s Amsterdam house has been declared as one of only two “true Rembrandt relics”....

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Who Feels It, Knows It

Only from loneliness will you know what saudade is, and it’s for this reason fado is so important to the Portuguese far away from their beloved country....

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The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter

This major free exhibition at the Science Museum examines the intertwined relationship between artists and scientists over the last 250 years.  ...

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Sunburst by the ‘Lisbon Kid’ Danny De Matos [Video]

Sunburst by Lisbon Kid, shining into winter. ...

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Elise Ansel Reclaims Female Identity From the Old Masters

In yes I Said Yes, the artist transforms scenes of violence against women in Old Master paintings into images of consensual pleasure....

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James Rosenquist: Visualising the Sixties

This essay looks at the work of James Rosenquist in terms of the pop art movement. Broadening its scope, we look at this artist's work against that of Ed Kienholz and Joseph Cornell....

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Van Gogh, Messiah & Madman Debunked

Reflecting on the expressionism of Van Gough and thinking about what it offers to the contemporary painter Natalie Andrews takes a critical view of the mad-messiah stereotype and reminds us whats...

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Pacific an Exhibition by Sax Impey

The work draws upon the unique experiences of the 60 day voyage, including both extraordinary landfalls and the time spent sailing one of the most remote parts of the ocean....

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Artworks by World’s Leading Artists Donated to Make-a-Wish UK Charity Auction

The Art of Wishes gala auction raises key funding for this independent charity to to enrich the lives of children and young people with critical illnesses....

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Black Sabbath: Black Magic

Whatever Tony Iommi was thinking when he wrote the riff to "Black Sabbath", he conjured something into being which made metal and the devil indivisible forever. ...

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Is God Dead? Ben Caplan Takes Stock

The sense of historical evolution removes from us a responsibility of safeguarding the hard-won victories of the last 100 years... interview with Hirsute folksinging historian Ben Caplan ...

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Debut UK Solo Show of Arab Spring Artist Bahia Shehab

Shehab played an active role in the revolution that swept through Egypt between December 2010 and December 2011 through her ongoing series, A Thousand Times No....

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In the Silence Electric: Julie’s Haircut

Grooves so epic they'll flap your flares for hours on end. Review of In the Silence Electric by Italian Psych veterans Julie's Haircut....

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Offset by Portico Quartet [Video]

Portico Quartet: capturing "the identity of the quartet, about the records we’ve made before, and the memory of them” - Video 'Offset' from Memory Stream...

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Feliciano Centurión: First London Exhibition

Centurión, who died aged 34 in 1996 from the complications of AIDS, was a central figure of the Arte Light movement of the late 80s....

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Anticipating John Hoyland at the Tate

Anticipating John Hoyland at Tate, Natalie Andrews is thinking about the contemporary relevance of slow art. ...

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Unpicking The Expressive Fallacy

Can Hal Foster laugh authenticity out of existence? Revisiting 'The Expressive Fallacy', a rights of passage for artists....

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Chapters by Penguin Cafe Orchestra [Video]

The captivating new single-shot video for ‘Chapter’ was filmed in New York on The Roosevelt Island Tramway at Queensboro Bridge. ...

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Alternate Realities Digital Art Exhibition UK Tour

The tour will feature eight international digital art projects from the Alternate Realities exhibition, which was attended this year by over 7,500 people at Sheffield Doc/Fest. ...

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Not For Her…

A poetography piece dedicated to Greta Thunberg, by photojournalist Julio Etchart....

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Last Call for VIA Arts Prize

As the UK’s only Ibero-American themed visual arts competition, the acclaimed award seeks to promote the global and historical reach of Latin American and Iberian culture....

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Voila! Europe Returns for Seventh Year

Creatives from all corners of the continent share their inventive and politically charged stories at London’s landmark festival of European theatre....

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Outside of Life: Lowriders, Coolers, Bikers and Bloods

Documentary photographer Hunter Barnes' solo exhibition offers his unique insight into the periphery of modern American narrative. ...

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An Inoculation That Never Quite Gets off the Ground

Tool's Fear Inoculum has some gorgeous moments, however, much of the album feels like promising intros which never quite get off the ground....

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Artists Unite for Major Exhibition Against Arms Fair

The award-winning Art the Arms Fair coincides with the DSEI arms fair, one of the biggest such events in the world....

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Firmament by Niccolo Moronato

Firmament by Niccolo Moronato is an ongoing artistic exploration of an alternative “side” of the sky. ...

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What is Authenticity After The Expressive Fallacy?

'The Expressive Fallacy' is an article from 1983 which still reverberates through the art world. ...

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