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The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014 People’s Choice Award

The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014 People’s Choice Award

For anyone already looking forward to the visual delights of the Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2014 exhibition, there’s a chance to get involved in the decision making process for what will go on show thanks to the Natural History Museum’s new People’s Choice Award. The global online vote is open to the public, so(…)

The Saatchi Gallery plans Pangaea 2 exhibition

The Saatchi Gallery plans Pangaea 2 exhibition

With the success of their current exhibition featuring contemporary art from Africa and South America, The Saatchi Gallery has confirmed that they will be returning with a similar construct for their 2015 exhibition, Pangaea 2. Bringing together some of the most impressive and interesting new art from the two former sister continents, it acts as(…)

The Royal Academy Of Arts Summer Exhibition 2014

The Royal Academy Of Arts Summer Exhibition 2014

Today (09/06/14) sees the grand opening of the Royal Academy Of Arts’ Summer Exhibition 2014, bringing with it another massive cornucopia of new art just in time for the sunshine months. Filling their hallowed walls with new and recently created art by everyone from amateur, emerging and unknown artists to the biggest names in contemporary(…)

National Portrait Gallery announce William Morris exhibition

National Portrait Gallery announce William Morris exhibition

Anarchy and Beauty will be coming to the National Portrait Gallery this Autumn, as it hosts it’s William Morris exhibition; the first ever featuring the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood artist. Titled, Anarchy and Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy 1860-1960, it’s an exhibition with a lot of ambition. It spans a timeframe that starts in the Victorian(…)

Warhol self portraits fetch $30m in Sotheby’s 2014 Contemporary Art evening sale

Warhol self portraits fetch $30m in Sotheby’s 2014 Contemporary Art evening sale

Pop-art has got it’s detractors, but you can’t argue with history unless you were there yourself, and even then you might find the tide against you, especially when hindsight seems so incredibly effervescent. Andy Warhol is regarded as one of the leading figures in the visual arts movement and it seems that even his self(…)

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at the Tate Modern

The next big display to grace the massive confines of the Tate Modern will be the Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition, which is set to open in the next few weeks, bringing a new perspective to the work of the French artist. Focusing on his final movement into the realms of cut out colour explotions,(…)

Serpentine Gallery Summer Pavilion 2014

Serpentine Gallery Summer Pavilion 2014

With the first rays of sun burning through the dark and rainy clouds that have dominated the skies so far this year, it’s time to start turning our attention to the warmer months and the recently announced 2014 Serpentine Gallery Summer Pavilion is one of the first up on the grid. This year it’s going(…)

Artes Mundi 6, 2014 shortlisted artists feature

Artes Mundi 6, 2014 shortlisted artists feature

The Artes Mundi 6 2014 shortlisted artists were announced at the back end of last year, so now it’s time to look ahead at the year of the exhibition itself with high expectations once again. The bi-annual celebration of contemporary artists that makes up the prize is definitely one to add to your calendar if(…)

Richard Hamilton Exhibition opens at the Tate Modern

Richard Hamilton Exhibition opens at the Tate Modern

One of Britain’s pop-art founding fathers, Richard Hamilton, got a whole chunk of love from the Tate Modern recently with a new exhibition featuring a full retrospective on his life and career. Spanning 61 years in the eye of the artistic revolution that crossed into the the latter half of the 20th Century the exhibition(…)

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