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Mary Ronayne Explores the Joys of Life in ‘Fool’s Paradise’

Mary Ronayne explores the joys of life in Fool’s Paradise at HOFA Galleryin her autumn exhibition from 16th-29th September 2021. The contemporary Irish figurative painter and multimedia artist known for her whimsical portraits unveils new, large-scale artworks in her London solo show. In this show, Mary elevates comedy, wit, and fun to a level of purpose never before seen in her work, paving the way for farcical elements like melting faces and candy pop colours...

Contemporary Istanbul Announces Return with 16th Edition of Art Fair

Turkey’s leading art fair, Contemporary Istanbul has announced the 56 galleries and non-profit organisations taking part in the 16th edition of the art fair. The fair will occur at a new location – Tersane Istanbul – from 7th-10th October and will introduce contemporary art to one of the most significant heritage sites in Istanbul. This is after a major regeneration project to breathe new life into the historic Halic Shipyard and the Golden Horn District....

Andy Gotts Presents ICONS at Maddox Gallery

Starting his career as a portrait photographer in 1990 following a serendipitous encounter with Stephen Fry, Andy Gotts MBE is noted for his ability to capture portraits that feel as intimate as they are revealing, taking simple yet powerful photographs that depict the person behind the persona.Now a solo exhibition at Maddox Gallery, London, showcases his work with celebrities including Al Pacino, Ian McKellen, Harrison Ford and Kylie Minogue. (Top of page – The Monty...

The Arts Society Hosts a Celebration of Art History

This Autumn, over 100,000 people from across the country will attend over 400 events and lectures hosted by The Arts Society celebrating art, culture, education and an end to lockdown. Due to the pandemic, this will be the first time many of The Arts Society’s members will attend their first face-to-face event since March 2020. September 2021 marks an important milestone into the reopening of the arts with art history lectures re-starting, as well as coffee meetings,...
Museum Frieder Burda Presents Solo Exhibitions by Katharina Sieverding

Art FocusMuseum Frieder Burda Presents Solo Exhibitions by Katharina Sieverding

Watching the Sun at Midnight at Museum Frieder Burda and Headlines at the museum’s Berlin exhibition space Salon Berlin brings together works spanning all phases of Katharina Sieverding’s pioneering and widely appreciated 60-year oeuvre. The exhibition will include videos from the late 1960s as well as her oversized self-portrait series from the 1970s to the 1990s, right up to her contemporary productions.(Top of page: Katharina Sieverding, ENCODE VII, 2006. Digital print on non-woven paper, 252...
The Concord Art Prize to Launch in September

Art FocusThe Concord Art Prize to Launch in September

A major new art prize named the Concord Art Prize is set to launch in London this September, celebrating works of art inspired by music. Ten finalists have received a £1,000 bursary to design their submissions, including work by Anna Kerman, Sam Tahmessabi, Jacob Love, Angela Fung and Olly Fathers. The shortlisted works will be exhibited at 180 Strand this September, where the winner will be announced at a private view. Over 600 submissions were...
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