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MyArtBroker: Past, Present and Future

Ian and Joe Syer, MyArtBroker founders were recently interviewed by the Kensington & Chelsea Review, see the interview below. KCR: How did MyArtBroker come about? Ian: I’d been an art consultant in an art gallery for some time and through my regular interactions with clients, the relationships I formed with them as they built their […]

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Art news / 26 – 31 January

Meanwhile, in the art world this week… 1. Just days after Banksy’s first interactive mural appeared opposite the French embassy it has been boarded up by property developers after attempted thefts and a botched removal. The mural is of the young girl from Les Miserables with tears streaming down her face as a cloud of tear […]

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Boarded up Bansky

Just days after Banksy’s new artwork (his first ever interactive piece) appeared opposite the French Embassy, it has been boarded up. His mural, painted on a temporary wooden structure, depicts the young girl from Les Miserables with tears streaming from her eyes as a cloud of CS gas (tear gas) creeps its way towards her. […]

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From Monet to Matisse

Painting The Modern Garden opens to visitors in London at the Royal Academy on January 30th and boasts a treasure-trove of water lilies and roses from the likes of Monet to Matisse. The exhibition aims to walk visitors through the gardens of some of our most famous painters from the 1860’s through to the 1920s, […]

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Six iconic Playboy covers reimagined

Acclaimed British artist Simon Claridge has teamed up with iconic global brand Playboy to launch a new collection which pays homage to some of the magazine’s most iconic cover images. The new collection features six cover images dating from 1967-1982 which Claridge handpicked after being granted rare access to the Playboy archives. Each of the […]

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Disney and Dalí exhibition opens in Florida

A fascinating exhibition has just opened at the Dalí Museum, in St Petersburg Florida. Disney and Dalí: Architects of the Imagination opened on the 23rd of January and takes us down the magical rabbit hole of two of the most recognizable artists of the 20th century: Dalí the magical, Spanish surrealist and Disney, the magical, […]

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New ‘interactive’ Banksy mural appears in London

A fascinating exhibition has just opened at the Dalí Museum, in St Petersburg Florida. Disney and Dalí: Architects of the Imagination opened on the 23rd of January and takes us down the magical rabbit hole of two of the most recognizable artists of the 20th century: Dalí the magical, Spanish surrealist and Disney, the magical, […]

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Art news / 18 – 24 January

A review of the week in art – stick with us for anything you've missed. 1. Warning: any art lovers not living in NYC, the following may make you envious…a new independent cinema, the Metrogtaph theatre, housed in a red brick building in the gallery district of the Lower East Side, will open its doors to […]

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GO AND SEE Russell Young

Pop artist Russell Young is enjoying his debut exhibition, Superstar, at the Halcyon Gallery in London, which opened yesterday. Young, born in 1959 is originally from York. He studied photography and graphic design at Chester Art College, and later at Exeter Art College. He first made his mark back in the late 1970’s, photographing the […]

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