Author: Naila Scargill

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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Dreamsongs: From Medicine to Demons to Artificial Intelligence

Major group exhibition inspired by the five categories of the dream identified by the Latin scholar Macrobius examines how dreams have been depicted from antiquity to the present day....

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CIRCA Launches on Europe’s Largest Billboard

Artists including Ai Weiwei and Eddie Peake will interrupt Piccadilly Circus' usual adverts for two minutes to take a non-commercial break devoted to art....

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Greek Charity Compilation Launches in Aid of Refugee Camp

UNITY, a unique, genre-transcending compilation, features no less than 160 songs from 160 Greek artists, including Greek titans Rotting Christ, 1000mods, and Planet of Zeus....

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The Artsphere Launch Second Initiative ‘Art for Atzin’

Showcasing Mexican artists, the initiative aims to raise money and awareness for Atzin, a Mexican non-profit that assists rural people, particularly indigenous women....

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Submissions Now Open for 16 Days 16 Films

Now in its third year, the initiative, which advocates to combat violence against women, will take place from 25 November – 10 December 2020....

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Stuart Semple Wages War Against Inktober Creator With #Pinktober

The boycott event is in response to Jake Parker trademarking the term Inktober, and aims to give artists a platform to celebrate their creativity with no restrictions....

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Iconic Prints by Urban Art Legends to Go Under the Hammer for Charity

An extensive collection of prints by artists including Dalek, Jimmy Cauty and Eelus will be sold as part of Chorley’s Modern Art and Design sale next month....

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Trove of ‘Lost’ Hokusai Drawings Acquired by British Museum

103 forgotten works by the renowned Japanese artist resurfaced at a Paris auction after slipping out of sight for more than 70 years....

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Tales From the Colony Room: Art and Bohemia

A group exhibition features more than 70 artists associated with the legendary Soho club, including Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach and Tracey Emin....

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Lisa Sanditz: Mud Season

Paintings made during lockdown reimagine and rework the tradition of the Romantic landscape in the time of global health pandemics and Trump-era America....

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Sotheby’s Teams Up With Keith Haring Foundation to Auction Personal Collection for Charity

All works by artists including Basquiat and Rammellzee will make their auction debut in the sale, which is expected to raise $1m for LGBTQ non-profit....

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Tommy Fiendish: FAITH

Box Galleries kickstart their spotlight on emerging artists with Fiendish's unflinching reflection of politics and the human condition through the converging aesthetics of modern baroque and street...

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Ian Cumberland: Presence in Absence

Best known for his hyperrealist portraits of isolated subjects in detailed interiors, Cumberland explores themes of mass media culture, surveillance and the notion of the human self....

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The Queen’s Hidden Masterpieces to Leave Palace for First Time

Major palace renovations mean that the Queen's Gallery will display 65 works from the Royal Collection, including pieces by Rembrandt and Vermeer....

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Inaugural London Mural Festival to Launch in September

Organised by Global Street Art, the London Mural Festival promises to offer accessible art at a time of social distancing....

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Art Car Boot Fair to Launch Inaugural Digital Event

The first ever Viral Art Car Boot Fair will take place on 20 September, with Gavin Turk, Polly Morgan, and Marcus Harvey joining a line-up of over 100 artists. ...

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Strike Action Looms at Tate and Southbank Centre

Unions fight restructuring plans that will see around 600 jobs axed across both sites as financial fallout from coronavirus pandemic intensifies....

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Barbican Announce First Ever Major Michael Clark Exhibition

Contributions from cult icons of London’s art scene in Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer establish his radical presence in Britain’s cultural history....

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