London art exhibition reviews, news & musings
It was set to be a schmaltzy tale, full of hugs, pink unicorns, kindness to mankind and not a drop of blood spilled – perhaps. In fact, now we’ll never know what Tarantino’s new film The Hateful Eight would have featured, since the director has cancelled it.
It may be London Art Fair, but what about art theft, which costs the UK £300m a year?
Experts at the V&A have discovered a new oil sketch by artist John Constable.
One-and-a-half years, £45m and 1,800 builders later, Tate Britain is ready to reveal its revamp in full.
Francis Bacon painting of Lucian Freud fetches $142m, becoming most expensive artwork sold at auction
A painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and fellow artist, Lucian Freud, has become the world’s most expensive artwork sold at auction, fetching $142m (£89m) at Christie’s in New York.
Two of the most recognisable paintings in the world, a pair of sunflower canvases by Vincent Van Gogh, are to be brought together for the first time in 65 years at an exhibition at the National Gallery in London next year.
Seminal architects Frank Gehry and Lord Norman Foster will collaborate on a series of building in the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station in a ground-breaking project for British architecture.
CEO Marc Lickfett on making art affordable to the masses
A well-loved Banksy has been removed from the side of a shop in Tottenham by the same group that last year removed Banksy’s ‘Slave Labour’ and sold it for an estimated £750,000.
The quirky replica is making its way back to London for the first anniversary of the 2012 Games