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Sony World Photography Awards 2002 Announces Winners

The World Photography Organisation has announced the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2022. Adam Ferguson (Australia) has won the Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 (USD) cash prize and a range of Sony digital imaging kit. Also announced are the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student and Youth competitions. Winners are revealed in a...

Henry Moore Exhibition Displays Rare Works of the 1960s

Henry Moore: The Sixties will present a fascinating insight into the sculptor’s life and work during this pivotal decade in his career. In the 1960s, Moore embraced new materials and techniques which enabled him to work on an increasingly monumental scale. He incorporated a greater degree of abstraction in his work and satisfied an enormous global demand for his art, which sometimes generated controversy. This exhibition, held at his former home in Hertfordshire, will feature...

Kaunas, Lithuania, Plans European Capital of Culture Events

As the European Capital of Culture 2022, Kaunas, the second-largest Lithuanian city, will be a vibrant cultural cluster this spring with over a thousand events, exhibitions by world-famous artists, and a cultural space dedicated to Ukrainian artists. Kaunas, the second-largest city in Lithuania, has been selected as the European Capital of Culture 2022. The prestigious cultural title has allowed the city to amp up its cultural agenda and wow both the residents and the visitors...

Sculpture Exhibition Opens Public Art Space in Woking

Taking art out of the museum and firmly into the public realm, Forever in the Now, from March 23rd – May 22nd 2022, brings together the work of 12 sculptors (from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales) in a pop-up public art space in Victoria Place, a new multi-million pound residential and retail development in the heart of Woking Town Centre (25 minutes from London Waterloo by train). Conceived during the pandemic by British sculptors Sean...

The Other Art Fair Presents 150 Game-Changing Artists

The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, returns to London’s Old Truman Brewery this March showcasing 150 game-changing artists alongside a vibrant programme of guest features. Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the fair continues its mission to reframe art, and how it is experienced; offering an art fair experience that is evocative, inclusive, and inspiring. In celebration of March’s International Women’s Day, this edition of the leading artist-led fair is focused on championing...

Masterpiece London Returns in June 2022

Masterpiece London will return to the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 30th June – 6th July 2022, in partnership with Royal Bank of Canada. Attracting established collectors and the culturally curious, Masterpiece is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary art fairs, offering the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery, from antiquity to the present day. The fair provides an unparalleled opportunity to discover exceptional works for sale from our pre-eminent...

HOFA Gallery Launches The Divine for Women’s History Month

HOFA Gallery will launch a new exhibition titled The Divine on International Women’s Day (8th March). The show features twelve female artists for Women’s History Month (March 2022). Representation The exhibition aims to highlight and address the lack of female artist representation both historically and contemporarily. A study of 3,050 galleries on the Artsy database found that 48% represent 25% or fewer women artists; 10% represent no women artists; and only 8% represent more women...

Magritte Painting Sets New European Record at Sotheby’s

A painting by René Magritte, L’empire des Lumières (1961) set a record for the highest price ever paid for a painting in GBP in Europe, as well as tripling the artist’s record, when it sold for £59,422,000 ($79.8 million) at Sotheby’s London. The Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction on March 2nd saw some remarkable sales successes, with the combined sales total soaring to £221.4 / $297.2 million, the highest total ever achieved in a single...

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Sets New Sales Records

Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has reported record results for 2021. Sales were up 49% on the same period in 2020, reaching the highest sales in the marque’s 117-year history. All-time records were set in most sales regions, including Greater China, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, and in multiple countries across the world. The marque’s success, despite the problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic, is put down to high demand for all models, particularly the...

King Crimson’s Tony Levin Releases Classic Prints

This year was the 40th anniversary of prog rock band King Crimson’s Discipline album, and, when not out on the road with the band, bassist Tony Levin has been busy preparing a high quality print collection of eight of his favourite photos of the band through the years (of which six are from the Discipline era). All are archival prints, made by Jon Lybrook, of Intaglio Editions. • Eight stunning, limited-edition prints spanning Tony Levin’s...

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