The Observer newspaper have a special Music Monthly featuring art well worth a look, one of the best featrures is “Every picture tells a story Eight pop stars reveal the art that has most inspired them, from 60s legends and surrealist dolls to outrageous manga sculpture” link Richard Hamilton, Asger Jorn, Sage Vaughan, Antony Gormley,Hans Bellmer,Takashi Murakami and Peter Blake all feature.
Strangley no photos of the work online but they are in th eprint magazine.
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Plymouth has just opened it’s new arts and heritage complex and a lot was riding on it. There’s the £47m budget and the fact that it’s coinciding with the 400th anniversary of the launch of the Mayflower from Plymouth — the ship carrying English settlers to North America. Plus, much like everything else in art and the wider world, the launch was delayed due to the pandemic.
Migrate Art presents ‘Scorched Earth’ a charity auction and exhibition of new works by leading artists, organised in direct response to the widespread deliberate destruction of crop fields in Iraq. The participating artists have created new works using paint pigmented with ash collected by Migrate Art from land scorched by these fires.
The Michel Majerus Estate new exhibition is Takashi Murakami: Michel Majerus Superflat, curated by Tobias Berger. Takashi Murakami (b. 1962) and Michel Majerus (1967–2002) both started exhibiting widely in the mid-1990s and can be considered the first generation of artists who fully embraced post-analog.
With the recent multimillion-dollar sale of Jenny Saville’s newest painting, the gallery has concluded the first season of its Artist Spotlight series.