Author: Naila Scargill

Kraftwerk’s Home Computer Gets Video Makeover

The video incorporates elements previously used by Kraftwerk, including an animation of a computer, taken from the cover image of their classic 1981 album, Computer World....

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Ai Weiwei Creates 10,000 Masks in Aid of Coronavirus Charities

Humanitarian groups will receive income from the artist-activist's artful masks, some of which bear a defiant middle finger....

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Kent Monkman Apologises for Controversial Justin Trudeau Painting

Following outcries against the work on social media, the Cree artist says that the image 'failed' in its message to address the victimisation of indigenous women....

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Gorillaz Celebrate 20-Year Visual History With Graphic Annual

The Gorillaz Almanac, published by Z2 Comics, will feature 120-plus full-colour pages of Jamie Hewlett’s artwork for the band....

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UK’s Specialist Arts TV Channel Saved From the Chop

Critics say the new strategy means BBC Four will become a home for repeats with less investment in arts programming....

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Nevada Museum of Art Acquires Judy Chicago’s Full Fireworks Archive

The archive contains thousands of photographs, digital images and other materials related to the artist-activist's site-specific works involving coloured smoke and fireworks from 1967 to the present....

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UK Galleries Mount Virtual Shows on Lockdown Using New Digital Tool

Art UK's Curations initiative enables 'anyone anywhere with internet access' to create an exhibition using the national image database....

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Submissions Open for Isolation Mastered

A committee will make their selections based on whose work presents an innovative dialogue with this isolation period....

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Leading Writers Take Up ‘Darkness Residencies’ for Art Project

Bernardine Evaristo, Max Porter and Raymond Antrobus rise to artist Sam Winston’s challenge in A Delicate Sight to submit to time in blackout....

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Cache of Russian Avant-Garde Works Surfaces in Basement

Art historian Andrey Sarabyanov is planning a new exhibition of forgotten pieces by Kandinsky, Rodchenko and Stepanova....

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Looted Benin Art Treasures to Go Online

The project will unite pieces from the former kingdom of Benin that were spread around the world after being looted by British troops....

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Oldest Ever Piece of String Made by Neanderthals

The discovery suggests that Neanderthals knew how to make cords, and raises the question of whether modern humans learned some of their skills from Neanderthals....

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The Other Art Fair Presents Online Studios

In partnership with online art gallery Saatchi Art, Online Studios will roll out city-specific features in line with the original spring fair schedule....

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Bagri Foundation Launch Open Call for Asian Creatives

At Home in the World is inspired by Vietnamese philosopher and Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s collection of autobiographical stories of the same name....

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Archaeologists Discover Trove of Silver Coins Hidden in Slovakian Renaissance Church

The significant historical find was made after construction workers discovered ruins underneath the 19th-century church they were renovating....

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Sotheby’s Announce Sale of Rare DC Comics from Private Collection of Music Producer Ian Levine

The selection comprises over 40,000 comics released between 1935 – 2014, featuring iconic American comic book characters such as Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Batman. ...

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Scientists Turn Ancient Egyptian Pigment Into Vital New Biomedical Tool

The pigment behaves as a fluorophore, a light-emitting material used to stain samples so they can be seen at clearer resolution under modern microscopes....

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Artist Releases Paintings Responding to the Coronavirus From Lockdown

David Downes, a landscape painter who amplifies the sense of place and time through the lens of autism, is painting one piece a day throughout isolation....

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New Platform Allows Galleries to Create Virtual-Reality Exhibitions Using 3D-Scanning Technology

Vortic offers galleries customisable virtual gallery spaces to show their art using virtual and augmented reality technology....

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NFTS Releases Key Findings of Graduate Impact Report

The National Film and Television School has evolved to become a leading global institution, developing some of Britain and the world’s top creative talent....

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Genesis P-Orridge Dies After Battle With Leukemia

The pioneering cult hero, who adopted a third gender, is known for reinventing he/r own body as a work of art....

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Acclaimed American Artist Dale Chihuly Returns to London

Sims Reed Gallery present an exhibition of fine art prints and original works on paper by the internationally renowned American artist Dale Chihuly....

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Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium

Major exhibition explores the changing historical and aesthetic terms of artistic engagement with mediumship from the 19th century to present day....

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LOVE, ART, LOSS: The Wives of Stanley Spencer

Show seeks to shed light on the effect Spencer’s two wives had on his artistic practice while also examining the love triangle that existed between them....

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Major John Hitchens Retrospective

Aspects of Landscape features more than 50 works spanning nearly six decades, charting Hitchens' evolution from a descriptive to unique form of abstract painting. ...

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Google VR Exhibit Invites Public Into Chauvet Cave

The Dawn of Art opens this significant site of usually inaccessible 36,000-year-old prehistoric art to the public via immersive tech....

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Debut Solo Show by Fresco Painter Ella Walker

Cosmati Floor and Wax Fruit draws on a collected archive of varied imagery, and explores notions of stage, spectacle, desire and design....

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Original Cinema Posters Worth Over £200,000 to Be Auctioned

Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV entertainment memorabilia companies, will hold its fifth cinema poster live auction this March....

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Rome Unveils Shrine Dedicated to City’s Mythical Founder

The newly found monument honouring Romulus includes a 2,600-year-old sarcophagus....

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