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Christina Mackie’s ‘filters’ at Tate
Mar23

Christina Mackie’s ‘filters’ at Tate

Christina Mackie’s ‘filters
’ go on show at Tate Britain 24 March 2015. A commission supported by Sotheby’s

, Christina Mackie: the filters (24 March – 18 October 2015)  is a three-part installation by the artist inspired by her interest in colour and perception. The composition of dipped silk nets suspended over pans of semi-crystallised dye is anchored to the floor of the south Duveen Gallery. The aerial network...

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National Gallery receives gift of rare Renaissance painting
Mar23

National Gallery receives gift of rare Renaissance painting

A rare early Italian Renaissance painting that has never been exhibited has been given to the National Gallery by a private collector. Christ Carrying the Cross, now on display, was presented to the National Gallery by Angus Neill, who said of the gift, “For many years, regular visits to the National Gallery have given me great pleasure.  I hope that this gift goes some way to thanking the Gallery for all that it—and its...

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Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting
Feb11

Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting

French painter Guillaume Bottazzi’s new monumental painting is on display at La Défense, Paris. Commissioned by Sogecap and co-financed by Bouygues Immobilier, Sogeprom and Epadesa, the six-canvas polyptych comprises six canvases of six metres square. Bottazzi began painting it on 15 September 2014. Bottazzi creates works in situ in urban surroundings but insists on an aesthetically enriching non-provocative style which avoids...

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ArtGemini Prize winners
Oct24

ArtGemini Prize winners

Art Gemini 2014 painting prize was awarded to Eigil Nordstrom  for his painting Recollection (of the light slipping over a step), with the second prize in the painting and sculpture category going to Pascal Pierme for his work Les Origines 96, 2013. EAPGROUP Founding Editor Sajid Rizvi announced the awards alongside prize initiator Jimmy Lek at the opening of an exhibition of shortlisted artists at TriSpace, Bermondsey, east London...

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‘Nude Prize’ 2015 shortlist
Oct23

‘Nude Prize’ 2015 shortlist

Five international artists have been shortlisted for the 2015 Furla Art Award, called ‘The Nude Prize’ for its tenth edition, Fondazione Furla announced. The winner from the shortlist, comprising Luigi Coppola, Maria Adele Del Vecchio, Francesco Fonassi, Maria Iorio and Raphael Cuomo and Gian Maria Tosatti, will be announced 18 November 2014 at the Palazzo Reale, Milan. Each of the finalists has been asked to present a new...

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Richard Tuttle survey at Tate, Whitechapel
Oct13

Richard Tuttle survey at Tate, Whitechapel

The UK’s largest ever survey of American sculptor and poet Richard Tuttle takes place in London this October (2014), comprising a major exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery surveying five decades of his career, a large-scale sculptural commission in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and a new publication. I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language was devised by the artist and focuses on the particular importance of textiles in his work....

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