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Who Are the World’s Top Ten Highest Earning Artists? The prices these artists’ works sell for may be eye-watering, but how much of the money do they see and who are the highest earning artists? The works of the high rollers in the art world may be commanding eye-watering figures, but it is unlikely that the artists get a huge slice of the money in the headline-grabbing sales. The costs of their works may run...

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Newlands House presents Joan Miró: La Gran Belleza, an intimate retrospective of the artist’s work, within the historic setting of Newlands House in Petworth, West Sussex from 1st May 2020 to 4th July 2021. Reopening to the public following the national lockdown, Newlands House announces details of its third exhibition, Joan Miró: La Gran Belleza (1st May to 4th July 2021): a survey of significant works by the pioneering modern master. Joan Miró (1893 –...

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Winston Churchill’s Art and His Inspiration to Paint Winston Churchill’s Art has sold for record prices at auction. But what inspired the great man to paint?   Paintings by Sir Winston Churchill have sold at Christie’s in London for record prices. One, Tower Of The Koutoubia Mosque, (seen above), owned by Angelina Jolie, sold to an unidentified buyer for £8.285m. The sale price was almost four times the upper pre-sale estimate and it also beat...

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Albert Watson’s Star-Studded Career ‘Creating Photographs’. From Alfred Hitchcock to Kate Moss, legendary Scottish photographer Albert Watson has captured some of the most iconic figures of modern life during his 50-year career. Albert Watson has now compiled some of his top tips and most fascinating experiences into a beautifully illustrated book filled with bite-sized lessons on technical advice, inspiration, creativity and how to get your foot in the industry door. The book, Creating Photographs from...

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Grove Square Galleries has announced Rewild, a solo exhibition by British artist Orlanda Broom, from 29th April – 11th June 2021. Featuring a new series of paintings created over the course of the last lockdown year, these buoyant works provide a colourful escape from our current state of being. Through her signature lush and saturated style, the artist depicts worlds both fantastical and surreal, absent of human or animal but abundant with sprawling nature. Broom’s...

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JD Malat Gallery is re-opening with the dynamic solo exhibition A Certain Blue Enters Your Soul, by the Icelandic painter Katrin Fridriks. From 12th April until 9th May 2021, A Certain Blue Enters Your Soul will present Fridriks’ newest body of work which focuses on the centrality of blue to our universal histories. Aiming to underline JD Malat Gallery’s role as an encompassing space for the London public to reconnect after the lockdown period, the...

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June Newton, the awarded actress and internationally renowned photographer, wife of world-famous photographer Helmut Newton, and president of the Helmut Newton Foundation, died on April 9, 2021, at the age of 97 at her home in Monte Carlo. (Above – Helmut Newton, Hotel Volney, New York 1972, copyright Helmut Newton Estate, courtesy Helmut Newton Foundation.) She was born June Browne in Melbourne, Australia, in 1923. After her school years, she trained as an actress and...

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Artist and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has released five new signed, limited-edition prints celebrating his life and work with the Rolling Stones. Two brand new editions from Ronnie’s sought-after Collector Series, titled Conversation and Forty Licks will be available as an edition of 295. Conversation (top of page) captures an intimate moment in the recording studio. The interplay between band members shows not only the intensity and concentration of this unique bond, but also...

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Celebrating the unpredictability of life, Magnum’s Square Print Sale explores the happy accidents and unusual turns of events that lead to memorable images. Signed or estate-stamped, museum-quality 6×6” prints by Magnum Photos photographers are available for $100 for one week only. From its earliest days, photography has been associated with the unexpected: documentation of under-explored issues, reporting of events unfurling in far-flung locations, or single frames capturing split seconds of levity. Over more than seven...

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Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery of London shows SAN: CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AFRICAN BUSHMEN from 5th June – 3rd July 2021. This is a major survey show of one of the most exciting, yet least known, movements in contemporary art: a non-Western tradition at once ancient and modern, immediate and other. (Image top of page – Coixe Bob, Rainbird, c2000, coloured linocut, 42 x 46 cm, edition of 110) The culture of the Bushmen, or...

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