Art

Embodying Art

What is female identity in 2020? Multidisciplinary artist, Sofia Cianciulli, reconnects with her own sense of self and femininity through her practice....

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Paintings Showing First Gay Kiss in UK Theatre Acquired for the Nation

Leonard Rosoman’s paintings of John Osborne's 1965 play A Patriot for Me shine light on a stage production that was an important chapter in LGBTQ+ history....

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British Art Show 9: List of Artists and New Dates

Hayward Gallery Touring announce the artists for British Art Show 9, now opening in Wolverhampton in March 2021 and touring to Aberdeen, Plymouth and Manchester....

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Petr Davydtchenko Eats Live Bat in Big Pharma Protest

According to a spokesman, the video shows the performance artist eating a bat that was procured from a cave in the south of France....

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Surviving Lockdown: On Community and Inclusivity

Part five of Surviving Lockdown talks creating strong community groups to help rebuild society post-pandemic, with anti-racism as an intrinsic part of a new future. ...

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Painting With Velocity

Marcus Aitken is a gestural artist and drummer who sweeps his paintings with the same spirit and energy as the music he listens to. ...

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Van Gogh and Gauguin Brothel Letter Sells for €210,000

The letter will be part of an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum this October entitled Your Loving Vincent: Van Gogh’s Greatest Letters....

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Trebuchet Talks – Episode 10 – Real Portraiture – Charlie Schaffer

This episode features an interview with 2019 BP Portrait Award winner Charlie Schaffer talking about how and who he paints in 'Real Portraiture', and a snippet from our next print issue on...

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Study Suggests Brain Unable to Distinguish Digital Reproduction of an Artwork From the Real Thing

Analysis found the differences in brain activity were insignificant, suggesting the aesthetic experience is not denigrated by being filtered through AR and VR....

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The Healing Power of Painting

Abstract artist, Mona Lerch, shapes her paintings with her life experiences. She explores her emotions whilst working and embodies them into her artwork. ...

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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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A Very Queer Communion

This charming and disarming homage to a unique figure provides a backbone to the kinds of invasive physical performance for which Ron Athey is best known....

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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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Surviving Lockdown: Daryl Goh on Self-Judgement

Up next in the series, Nicola Anthony examines guilt, and how artists can objectively evaluate their own work whilst ignoring the niggling voice of self-judgement. ...

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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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Surviving Lockdown: Tabish Khan and the Inner Critic

Part three explores the feelings of self-lambasting that many people experience when given the time and space to turn the critical eye upon their lives. ...

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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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Surviving Lockdown: Behind the Scenes in the Art Studio

A series of video interviews with figures from the art world explores transferrable skills from the arts to help survive these out-of-the-ordinary times. ...

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Revealing the Creative World of the City of London

A photography commission goes behind the scenes across the City of London to reveal its untold stories, hidden gems, and undiscovered creative champions....

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UK Science Museum Group Building Coronavirus Collection

Curators are amassing material and considering how to “collect important objects on behalf of the nation as a record of the medical, scientific and cultural responses to the outbreak”....

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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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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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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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Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

A comprehensive collection in which to get lost and marvel at a time when whatever was plausible was seen as achievable....

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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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