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David Hockney iPad collection

A new exhibition of David Hockney’s iPad drawings has just gone on display at the Annely Juda Fine Art gallery in London. The series on display as the Yosemite Suite, depictions of the magnificent landscapes of Yosemite National Park, created between 2010-11. It consists of twenty-four images and five very large prints. In his 2012 retrospective (where […]

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David LaChapelle sells treasured work by Keith Haring

As part of Sotheby’s London’s Contemporary Art Auction, David LaChapelle is selling one of his most treasured works by Keith Haring, created just before Haring’s death in 1990, at 31 years old. The work is especially rare as it was on of only three Haring created on canvas as he knew he was dying. As […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Shepard Fairey / OBEY

“My mantra has always been ‘question everything’ … I’m not just trying to seduce people with an image, I’m trying to snap them out of a trance.” – Shepard Fairey Shepard Fairey; artist, graphic designer, political activist (and part-time DJ) was born Frank Shepard Fairey, on 15 February 1970 in Charleston, California. Fairey started creating at […]

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Art news / 20 – 26 June

In a week that saw Britain vote to leave the EU, we bring you art news you may have, understandably, overlooked! 1. Despite YouGov polls – which insinuated 2 point lead to the ‘remain’ campaign – and creative protests from numerous celebrities, politicians and artists including Damien Hirst, Wolfgang Tillman; this week saw Britain vote […]

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Picasso linocuts in Liverpool

A ground-breaking exhibition of linocuts by Picasso has gone on display at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Liverpool. The prints, 17 in total, are from a collection on loan from the British Museum: Nude Woman Under Spring, Still Life under the Lamp and the Jacqueline Reading series, were acquired with the help of the […]

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Shepard Fairey mural in Paris

Shepard Fairey, the street artist responsible for Obama’s HOPE poster and OBEY founder, has been in the Paris for the last week, riding out the torrential rain in the 13th arrendissement to create a stunning new mural in advance of his new exhibition Earth Crisis, which opens at the Galerie Itinerrance on Friday 24 June. […]

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Undiscovered Francis Bacon discovered in a warehouse in Italy

The Times has reported over the weekend that a previously undiscovered work by Francis Bacon has been found in a warehouse in northern Italy. The work is a prototype for his now-iconic series depicting a screaming Pope, created in twisted homage to Velazquez’s Pope Innocent X 1650 (Bacon famously collected numerous books featuring reproductions of […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Blek le Rat

“As an artist I do not think that we truly invent anything at this point. For me it is more about focusing on a memory that I may have had, than actually inventing anything. People recreate what they have seen but with their own vision. I do not believe in the painter who says I invent […]

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Banksy’s ‘Balloon Girl’ sells for £23,750

AUCTION NEWSFLASH – 4 June 2016 An unsigned and slightly damaged ‘Balloon Girl’ by Banksy has sold for £23,750 at Bonham’s in Knightsbridge, demonstrating the continued demand for work by the UK street-artist.

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