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MyArtBroker makes buying a Banksy child’s play

MyArtBroker’s revamped web-platform lets you buy and sell artwork by a range of contemporary artists including Banksy, Warhol, KAWS and Bob Dylan to name but a few Established in 2010, MyArtBroker have facilitated art deals worth over £1m per annum, over the last six years, by using their extensive networks in the global art market […]

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ART NEWS / 8 – 14 OCTOBER

Seven days is a long time in art, Bob Dylan, Salvador Dalí and Grayson Perry all feature this week. 1. In a world-first; singer-songwriter, artist, and general polymath, Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature this week. Dylan was awarded the accolade for “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American […]

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Nobel Prize for Dylan

Yesterday; singer-songwriter, artist, writer, and all-round renaissance man, Bob Dylan, won the Nobel Prize for Literature Dylan was awarded the accolade for “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” the Nobel Prize committee said. Dylan is the first musician to win the Nobel prize in literature; and the first American to pick […]

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Perry vs. Jones

Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry has recently found himself under fire from art critic Jonathan Jones… Again. Back in 2001, while reviewing Perry’s show at the Saatchi Gallery, and inspired by John Ruskin, Jones said “once suggested the best service a monarch might perform for the arts would be to collect all the laborious […]

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Warhol’s ‘new’ book

A never-before-published book created from a series of illustrated frames for a cartoon by Andy Warhol is now available. The book, The Autobiography of a Snake is the result of Warhol’s last commercial commission by Arthur and Teddy Edelman – Teddy unfortunately passing away just last week. The Autobiography of a Snake details the story […]

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ART NEWS / 1 – 7 OCTOBER

Exciting Basquiat news, even more revelations about Banksy’s identity and more art news from the first week of October. 1. The first Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition in over 20 years will be held at the Barbican next September it was announced this week. Basquiat: Boom for Real will also be Basquiat’s (who was a friend and […]

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Six Andy Warhol’s

Andy Warhol is not only one of the most famous Pop Artists in the world; he is one of the most famous artists of all-time. His vast oeuvre of work – inspired by celebrity and the commercialism of everyday life – became his life. Hosting elaborate parties, that he would often photograph or record, at […]

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Meet Ben Phillips

Ben Phillips creates mixed media art pieces inspired by the vibrant metropolis of London. Ben uses bright, vivid colour palettes, coupled with expertly portrayed reflections to convey the movement and energy of the city. The past decade has seen Phillips refine his subject matter, developing an interest in architecture and as such, the cityscape. Initially, […]

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Art news / 24 – 30 September

As September draws to a close, we bring you five news items you may have missed this week, from Van Gogh to Warhol, David Shrigley and Antony Gormley. 1. Two works by Van Gogh, the world’s most beloved Post-Impressionist master, have been recovered by Italian Police. The two works – Sea at Scheveningen, Congregation Leaving […]

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