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Turner Prize 2014 winner announced

Turner Prize 2014 winner announced

Though it’s been described by many art critics as being far from a classic year, the Turner Prize 2014 winner, Duncan Campbell, is undoubtedly the people’s choice out of the four artists nominated in the shortlist of finalists. He was awarded the prestigious prize at the awards show at the Tate Britain, which was broadcast(…)

Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery

Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery

Pop art has been one of the defining movement of the 20th century, blurting the line between contemporary art and popular culture. With fourteen years down in the 21st century it looks like there’s still no let up on the prolific nature of the genre and the upcoming Post Pop: East Meets West exhibition at(…)

Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015 exhibition

Whitechapel Gallery, London Open 2015 exhibition

The Whitechapel Gallery in East London has recently announced details for its London Open 2015 exhibition, which will feature the work of London artists that enter the open submission process. Similar to the Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition, anyone with even the vaguest artistic intentions can put forward their work as potential entrants, but(…)

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

One of our favourite consequences of creativity is that long after the passing of an artists, their work lives on and continues to impact the world around us, belying the fragility of life with a longevity that can go on indefinitely, and that’s undoubtedly the case with the brilliant career of Alexander McQueen. The upcoming(…)

Anselm Kiefer exhibition, The Royal Academy Of Arts

Anselm Kiefer exhibition, The Royal Academy Of Arts

The work of German Painter and sculptor, Anselm Kiefer, will be getting its first major retrospective this year at The Royal Academy Of Art, showcasing the artist’s significant contribution to contemporary art. Building on his contributions to the RA’s 2010 Summer Exhibition with the impressive Einschüsse, the display will feature a wide range of items(…)

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Photo: Penguin Books © Jochen Braun The National Portrait Gallery has announced it will be hosting the next Grayson Perry exhibition, bringing his Who Are You? portraits to the masses when it opens later this year. Tagging up with the artist’s work for Channel 4 on British identity, the exhibition looks set to(…)

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(…)

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