Salvador DalÍ’S Surrealist Masterpiece In This Week’S Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art Sale

A surrealist masterpiece by Salvador Dalí, Couple aux têtes pleines de nuages (1937), leads Bonhams’ Impressionist & Modern Art Sale in London this week on Thursday 15 October. This is the sale that was to have taken place on March 26, but which was rescheduled due to lockdown. The work, which has never before been offered at auction, comes from the collection of the Italian … Read more

Frank Bowling Awarded Knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Frank Bowling in his South London studio, 2020, photo by Sacha Bowling, courtesy the artist

Artist Frank Bowling OBE RA has been given the honour of Knight Bachelor conferred upon him in the Birthday 2020 Honours List by Her Majesty The Queen. The Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. During his six-decades long career, Bowling’s relentless pursuit of excellence … Read more

ITALICS Art and Landscape

Isola di Capraia, Livorno. Courtesy Gagosian. Photo Pepi Marchetti Franchi

Out of the vision of nine of the most influential galleries in Italy, comes a first-hand guide to the country’s art, culture and contemporary lifestyle, written and illustrated by the gallerists themselves. Website from 5 October 2020  www.italics.art  ITALICS Art and Landscape is an all-digital editorial platform that will spotlight the profound cultural experiences cultivated on … Read more

Frieze London 2020 (Online). Alexander Gray Associates

For a preview of the presentation, click here.Digital Event: Virtual In-conversation Gallery as Practice hosted by Gallery Director Nichole Caruso with panelists Michelle Grabner (The Suburban, Milwaukee, WI), Davida Nemeroff (Night Gallery, Los Angeles), Eric Veit (Bodega, New York), and Rachel Vorsanger (Collection and Research Manager, Betty Parsons Foundation, New York). Friday, October 9, 2020, 3 PM … Read more

Art Deco Masterpieces At Bonhams Design Sale In London

Pieces by two French Masters of Art Deco design feature in Bonhams inaugural 20th Century & Contemporary Design sale on Wednesday 14 October at 101 New Bond Street London. Les Biches, a folding screen made c.1926 by Jean Dunand, leads the sale and is estimated at £50,000-70,000. Swiss by birth, Dunand (1877-1942) became a French citizen in 1922 and spent most … Read more

Boafo Back At Bonhams in Modern & Contemporary African Art Sale

A striking work by rising star Amoako Boafo, entitled Portrait, is one of the highlights of Bonhams’ Modern & Contemporary African Art Sale on 8 October in London. It has an estimate of £15,000 – 20,000. Bonhams Director of Modern & Contemporary African Art, Giles Peppiatt, comments: “Boafo’s work is really exciting, and his important and expressive … Read more

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan Tapestry Goes Pop Dovecot Studios March June 2020 press release CNC

Pop artist, weaver, bodybuilder and former Mr Scotland, Archie Brennan changed the course of modern weaving and is considered one of the greatest unrecognised pop artists of the twentieth century. Unrecognised because he chose to work in tapestry. Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever … Read more

Auctions. London. October 8. Bonhams Goes Pop

Russell Young (British, born 1959), Marilyn Crying (Triptych), 2011. Estimate: £50,000 - 70,000

Pop x Culture, a new sale at Bonhams on 8 October in London, explores Pop, Street Art and the related art forms that swept across the world, influencing fashion, music, and youth culture. The auction features Modern & Contemporary art, prints, entertainment memorabilia and fashion pieces, all relating to the theme of ‘pop’. Leading the sale will be Banksy’s Heavy … Read more

Art Basel Online Viewing Room: 2020 | Paul Anthony Smith

Jack Shainman Gallery is pleased to present six works by Paul Anthony Smith, completed in 2020. Using his singular picotage technique to explore themes of boundaries and borders, Smith finds new layers of meaning during this time of global lockdown. Open to the public September 25-26, please visit here. Borders and boundaries have always played a … Read more

London Exhibitions. Gallery 1957. New works by Serge Attukwei Clottey, Yaw Owusu and Tiffany Alfonseca

Tiffany Alfonseca, Salena, 2020, charcoal, acrylic paint, and glitter, 30x40, courtesy the artist and Gallery 1957

Gallery 1957 presents new works by Serge Attukwei Clottey, alongside Yaw Owusu, Tiffany Alfonseca and more at 1-54 Contemporary AfricanArt Fair, London 8-10 October 2020 Gallery 1957 participates for a fifth year running at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, held at Somerset House in London, from 8 – 10 October 2020. The presentation will include … Read more