Tate Britain today unveils RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach, a major new work by Heather Phillipson. Presented for the annual Tate Britain Commission
London Gallery Weekend, a new initiative celebrating art galleries in the UK capital, has announced details of the 137 leading contemporary art galleries taking part in the inaugural edition, from 4th-6th June 2021.
Artworks by Petra Cortright, Jeremy Couillard and Keiken are open to bidding on Foundation from today May 12th. The auction will be open for 24 hours from the moment the first bid is placed. A bid placed in the final 15 minutes of the auction will extend the auction by a further 15 minutes.
Daniel Arsham Studio, in partnership with Nifty Gateway, announces the inaugural launch of Daniel Arsham’s first NFT artwork, to be released as a solo drop on Nifty Gateway on Saturday, May 22nd at 7pm EST. Conceived as a series of 10 digital sculptures, each subsequent sculpture will be released over the coming months.
Renowned conceptual artist Stuart Semple announces his Marvellous Memory Machine, a major new project to preserve local memories with, coming to Bournemouth this month.
In collaboration with Galerie Buchholz, Sprüth Magers has announced the representation of Anne Imhof. Confronting viewers with attitude, endurance and a complex physical vocabulary, the German artist’s multidisciplinary works fuse brooding nihilism with fierce gesture. With her powerful and engaging works Imhof has emerged as one of the most pioneering contemporary artists of her generation.
Tate Britain today announced the shortlist for Turner Prize 2021: Array Collective, Black Obsidian Sound System, Cooking Sections, Gentle/Radical, and Project Art Works.
David Roberts Art Foundation (DRAF) embarks on a new journey, beginning this Spring, as the Roberts Institute of Art (RIA). Signalling a new direction under the joint patronage of David Roberts and Indré Šerpytyté-Roberts, RIA will drive a programme of exhibitions, live performances, artist residencies and commissioning opportunities across the UK that will also benefit international artists and global digital audiences.
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New commissions by Forensic Architecture, Laure Prouvost, Deborah Warner, Hans Ulrich Obrist with Lemn Sissay, Ibrahim Mahama, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Rashid Rana, Cephas Williams, Marta Minujín and Christine Sun Kim were announced… Read More
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Jeff Koons has quit Gagosian & David Zwirner for Pace to pursue new frontiers. Koons will now be exclusively represented by Pace Gallery,
Christie’s have announced the addition of artistic titan Jean-Michel Basquiat’s monumental “skull” painting In This Case to its upcoming 21th Century Evening Sale at Christie’s New York on 11th May (estimate in excess of US$50 million).
Little Sun, the clean energy nonprofit founded by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen, announces Reach for the Sun: Ten Steps to Creating a Solar-Powered World, a global creative communications campaign. Illustrated by Nigerian-Italian artist Diana Ejaita and supported by the IKEA Foundation,
The explosion in NFT and Ethereum smart contracts since 2021 has seen a spectacular rise in interest in the cryptocurrency domain. One immediate and tangible impact is the surge in value of Ethereum by virtue of its acceptance at the ruling auction houses.
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Ai Weiwei’s new memoir 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows is coming out on 2nd November 2021 with a cover designed by the… Read More
No doubt some galleries will close, but to counter that there are some new developments. Sticking with the Mayfair zone: