Author: Naila Scargill

Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty

The Barbican present the first major UK exhibition of the work of provocative French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901–1985) in over 50 years....

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Southbank Centre Present First Digital Unlimited Festival

The biennial festival predominantly showcases works commissioned by Unlimited, one of Arts Council England’s strategic diversity initiatives, to celebrate the artistic vision of disabled artists....

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Degas to Picasso: International Modern Masters

A major exhibition at Pallant House Gallery will span 100 years of modern art and feature over 40 internationally celebrated artists. ...

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New TV Series on the Hunt for London’s Young Emerging Artists

Next Big Thing is open to all artists between the ages of 17 and 30 who live, work or study in London, with finalists to be supported by renowned artists/mentors....

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New London Gallery Space to Promote Hungarian Artists

David Kovats Gallery will launch in December with Year of the Rat, emerging painter Pista Horror's UK solo debut....

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A Different Kind of Different

An animated short film by artist Jordan Baseman explores the psychological impact of breast cancer....

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British Library Acquires Unique 15th Century Lucas Psalter Manuscript

The late medieval manuscript is a previously unknown example of the work of the Master of Edward IV, one of the most influential artists of the late Middle Ages....

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Major Eileen Agar Survey Announced for February 2021

Angel of Anarchy is the largest exhibition of Agar’s work to date, and celebrates the crucial role the artist played within the development of European 20th century culture....

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Rare Picasso Platter Set to Make UK Debut

Each of the limited-edition works feature a different design, which draw upon three recurring themes in the artist’s oeuvre: bullfighting, Jacqueline Roque, and Henri Matisse....

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Street Artist Pipette Painting Inspired by Cancer Research

Based upon real-life images of cancer research, James Cochran's intricate artwork is made of an estimated 50,000 small dots of paint, each hand-dispensed from a laboratory pipette....

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New Online Play by London Poet Draws on the Life of Basquiat

The Lost Generation uses historical facts and surrealism to present a contemporary depiction of how Basquiat worked and lived, while highlighting some of his personal and social influences....

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Asia-Art-Activism Launch New Collective Programme

Till We Meet Again IRL encourages viewers to collectively dream about how we all might rise together amidst current global anxieties....

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Largest Digital Canvas in the World to Launch in London

Artist Marco Brambilla will curate a programme of public art as part of a £1bn commercial redevelopment of Tin Pan Alley that is set to complete in autumn 2021. ...

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Hannah Arendt As Inspiration

Gallery builds entire 2021 programme around late political philosopher Hannah Arendt...

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House for Martians Brought to Life by Bristol Artists

An ongoing public art project will explore how we live today and stimulate visions for new ways of living here on Earth and on Mars....

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Cathrin Hoffmann Debut Solo Exhibition

IT STILL SMELLS OF NOTHING features installation and sculpture by Hoffmann for the first time, alongside some of the artist’s largest and most ambitious paintings to date. ...

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Jade van der Mark: We’re All Human

Dutch artist's first London solo show explores contemporary society both before and after the pandemic, and examines the dichotomy of crowds and human intimacy....

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Conrad Jon Godly: Nevertheless

Godly's second show at JD Malat Gallery represents a return to the artist's favourite subject matter: the awe, terror, beauty, and suspense of the mountains. ...

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Perrotin Gallery Launches Art Treasure Hunt in Paris

Wanted! Art is Yours, a prestigious art treasure hunt featuring 20 hidden works by 20 artists, takes place at the Grand Palais in Paris next weekend. ...

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Contemporary Artists Customise Fender Guitars for Charity Auction

Artists including Gavin Turk, Goldie and Rugman have customised the iconic instruments to raise funds for The Big Issue and its network of sellers in a time of crisis....

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The Last Faust Gesamtkunstwerk

Artist Philipp Humm uses Goethe’s narrative as the compass for his own retelling of the Faust legend, as he continues to create a total body of work....

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Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes

A cinematic portrait of legendary musical innovator Delia Derbyshire takes a conceptual and atmospheric journey into the legacy and character of the music composer / sound pioneer....

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First Government Grants for UK Art Spaces Announced

Arts Council England has awarded £257m in Covid rescue grants to 1,385 museums and other organisations across England as part of the government’s £1.57bn Cultural Recovery Fund....

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ARTCRY Launches to Support Urgent Artistic Responses

The initiative aims to raise and distribute £50,000 in its first year, with artists of all disciplines at any career stage welcome to apply....

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Grove Square Galleries Launches With Lockdown Paintings by Christopher Kieling

Sierra, a significant body of new paintings, was created during the lockdown of spring 2020 and presents a visual reduction of the artist's surroundings....

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Damien Hirst to Open Huge Exhibition of More Than 50 Early Works

End of a Century will include more than 50 installations, sculptures and paintings from the 80s and 90s, when Hirst came to fame as one of the YBAs....

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Underground England Launch Panicky in the UK

The first in a series of urban artist collaborations kicks off with Dr.D aka Subvertiser. ...

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Architect David Adjaye Makes History by Winning RIBA Award

For the first time in its 173-year history, RIBA awards its gold medal to a black architect — and his best, strangest, work may be yet to come....

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Gasworks Present First UK Solo Exhibition by Eduardo Navarro

(breathspace), the result of hundreds of sketches produced by Navarro during self-isolation in Buenos Aires, replaces his original immersive installation plans....

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MSCHF Recreate Medical Bills and Sell to Erase $73,000 Debt

The Brooklyn-based group sold each work at a price equal to the amount of each individual’s debt, with the profits sent to the bill owners in full....

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