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Alex Katz Tells Us How Bored He Is of the Art World in His Latest London Show

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

It does not come as a surprise that in times of the 'selfie', portraiture as an artistic genre seems to be a casualty. The thing is that painting portraits takes far too long. We just cannot hold our attention for that long.

London's Tate Modern Celebrates Marlene Dumas

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Dumas's use of medium is refreshing and honest. Her works feel vibrant and of today; her use of watercolour and paint, on humble paper and canvas, reflect both the poetry and poverty of a South Africa that connects to the raw beauty of its geography.

London, Remixed

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel

We've gotta tip our bowler hat to Reddit user shystone. The clever art fan remixed 18th and 19th-century paintings of London with screenshots of m...

Aidan Salakhova: A New Start for the Madonna Universale

Simon Hewitt | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

As an individual counterpoint to the current Saatchi group exhibition of post-Soviet art in London, a solo show at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MM...

Frieze, London

Peter Clothier | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The works at Frieze that speak to me are personal, intimate, deeply human actions, the simple making of a mark without hope for recognition or admiration.

Titian's First Major Work Goes Public

Posted 07.11.2012 | Arts

Tiziano Vecellio, aka Titian, is widely known as the greatest artist of the 16th century. His first major commissioned work, titled, "The Flight Into ...

British Sculptor Investigates Material at Lisson Gallery, London

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

Ricahrd Deacon gives new meaning to the phrase, "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."

The Surreal Art of an Urban Prankster

MutualArt | Posted 06.16.2012 | Arts


Art Piece Brightens A Gloomy London Day

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

On January 23, London residents got a break from the dreary winter weather when art collective Greyworld and Tropicana juice company brought a second ...

PHOTOS: Incredible Envelope Portraits

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

London-based artist Mark Powell has produced these striking drawings despite only using the most basic of materials: ink and paper. His recent series ...

Banksy In The Running For 'Bad Art' Prize

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Renowned street artist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Banksy is now seeking recognition for his awful artwork. The Turnip Prize, in contrast to the car...

Frieze Art Fair: Special Projects and Emdash Award (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 12.28.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke


A Feast for the Eyes: Food as Fine Art writer Lauren Meir | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts

MUTUAL ART -- London's swanky Pied à Terre restaurant is notable for many reasons - namely the food, which has been the toast-of-the-town for twenty ...

Beyond The White Cube: Artist Jennifer West On What Happens When Jaws Listens To Heavy Metal

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

2011-10-26-jaws2.jpgJennifer West's exhibition brings together films and related drawings, objects and photographs.

VIDEO: Artist Explores Psychedelic Femininity | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

The Swiss artist talks to Adrian Searle about her new exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, which features psychedelic video works and a pair of underpan...

Catherine Middleton: 'Queen Of Arts'

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

Catherine Middleton has accomplished quite a lot for a 29-year old. First, she became the Duchess of Cambridge. And now she is, according to the Teleg...

In Depth: Turner Prize Nominees

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

“Ghastly!” “Shocking!” “Brilliant!” It’s almost time... Prize time! Next month, the 2011 nominees for this year’s Turner Prize will g...

PHOTOS: Ai Weiwei Back With New Exhibition

Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

In his new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, notorious trickster-activist Ai Weiwei playfully approaches serious subject matter. The sho...

The Legacy of Postmodernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Almost as quickly as it arrived and changed our world, Postmodernism disappeared. But with a new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, it's time now to take a look back at its evolution.

Lucien Freud's Unfinished Last Work To Go On Display

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — The last work by Lucien Freud will be shown for the first time as part of an exhibition in London showcasing the late realist painter'...

POLITICAL ART: Muslim Artist Makes 'Angelic' Tribute To London Attack

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A Muslim artist has sparked outrage with his depiction of the ripped-apart bus destroyed in the 7/7 terror attacks. The artwork shows four angels f...

BLOG WATCH> Street Art Vs. Graffiti On Represent London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Inside the brains of a street artist and a graffiti writer......

THEATRE: Matthew Fox Makes British Theatre Debut In Neil LaBute Play

The Guardian | Maev Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The star of Lost, Matthew Fox, is to make his West End debut in the world premiere of Neil LaBute's latest play, which will open in the spring. Set o...

WATCH: STREET ART: Richard Hambleton, 'The Godfather Of Street Art,' In London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Street art has been trying for years to distance itself from more traditional art forms. Combative, secretive, and sometimes illegal, the works might ...