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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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Leading Auctioneer Simon de Pury Opens New Gallery Space

For its inaugural show, Newlands House Gallery will stage an exhibition of original photographs by Helmut Newton....

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Fags, Birds and a Couple of Guns

A Nancy Fouts retrospective will feature work spanning several decades, including some of her best loved sculptures and framed works alongside some unseen pieces....

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Picasso’s Ceramics Make London Commercial Debut

Reflective of Picasso's unmistakable style, the ceramics provide a unique key into one of the twentieth century’s most influential artists....

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Auction in Aid of Australian Bushfire Includes Banksy and Shepard Fairey Works

The Bushfire Relief Auction in Melbourne has been organised by collectors Sandra Powell and Andrew King and prices start at £200....

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New African Art Gallery Opens With Oluwole Omofemi Show

Signature African Art, originally established in Lagos in 1992, will use its new London space to introduce a new generation of African artists to UK and European audiences....

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The Art of Banksy Comes to London

The world’s largest touring exhibition of privately owned Banksy artworks opens on 23 April in South Kensington. ...

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Climate Activists Bring Trojan Horse to British Museum in BP Protest

Activists from the theatrical protest group BP or not BP? dressed as warriors to protest against corporate sponsorship deal with oil firm....

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The Contemporary Human Condition

JD Malat Gallery's group show attempts to underline the importance of international dialogue, focussing in particular on the artistic response to changing global conditions and political events....

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Delhi Police Shut Down Protest Work At India Art Fair

The Wall: Community Art Building Mural (2020), which was painted live at the fair, was inspired by an ongoing demonstration against the 2019 Citizenship Amendment Act....

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Hong Kong Galleries Band Together Against Coronavirus Fears

The Hong Kong Art Gallery Association released a statement of support for the region as well as the decision Art Basel makes regarding its Hong Kong fair....

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Legendary Arts Venue The Horse Hospital Facing Closure

February marks the 27th anniversary of the venue's inaugural exhibition and also its forced closure if it cannot meet, or successfully contest, a 333% rent increase....

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Frank Carter’s 900 Days of Chaos

Alluding to his training as a tattoo artist, Carter’s paintings present a cacophony of visual motifs produced in fluorescent and neon colours....

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Opening of Oslo’s New Munch Museum Delayed

Tracey Emin says she is now “working out the logistics” for the inaugural exhibition which pairs her work with that of Munch. ...

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Hunter Potter Debut UK Solo Exhibition

I Ain’t Half The Man I Wanted To Be revolves around the artist's personal meditation on the expectations of masculinity....

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Tom French Major Retrospective & Memorial

Transcend brings together two sets of work that are monochromatic, figurative combinations of photorealism and abstraction that depict a psychological landscape as well as material space. ...

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CalArts Recruits Alumni to Create Works Financing Scholarships

50+50: A Creative Century From Chouinard to CalArts will unfold as CalArts marks next year’s 50th anniversary of the college’s founding....

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Elizabeth Eade First Major Solo Show

In I know you are but what am I, HIX Award winner Eade explores her attitude towards a range of social and political issues....

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K-Pop Stars BTS Collaborate on Major Artist Projects

CONNECT, BTS is a series of five major public art projects across the globe involving collaborations between some of the world's most significant artists and curators....

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Teiji Hayama London Solo Debut

FAME introduces a new body of oil paintings that examine what it means to be famous in the age of digital celebrity....

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Major Solo Exhibition for Basil Beattie RA

One of the most significant and singular abstract artists to emerge in post-war Britain, Beattie brought the grandeur and scale of the New York School to London....

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New Show Examines the Concept of Them

Curated by James Birch, this exhibition examines the aesthetics behind the concept of Them, a long forgotten but important, largely gay, clique. ...

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Mixed Media: The Christmas Song of Emily Maitlis & Fiona Banner

Fresh from hauling Prince Andrew over the coals newsreader Emily Maitlis and art Fiona Banner have made a Christmas song....

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Stanley Spencer’s Love Affair With the Thames Revealed in New Show

Painting by the Thames: Swan Upping at Cookham brings together rarely seen paintings and drawings to reveal one of Spencer’s inspirations: the River Thames....

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Phil Moffa to Launch Butcha Sound Records

One of the albums, Pieces for Painting, is a noise-based head trip that was designed for artists to listen to while working in their studios....

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