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After its debut at La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition, May You Live in Interesting Times, Stan Douglas’ ambitious video installation work Doppelgänger will be exhibited for the first time in the UK at Victoria Miro, London, from January 31st to March 14th 2020. Doppelgänger will concurrently be on view at David Zwirner, New York, opening on January 16th 2020. Since the late 1980s, Stan Douglas has created films and photographs – and...

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The Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) holds its 303rd exhibition from the 19th to the 29th February 2020 at the Mall Galleries London, and Arts & Collections readers can get free tickets for two, saving £10 on the standard price. The RBA is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of skill, concept and draughtsmanship in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. The exhibition is sourced from member artists and through open submission, to bring together...

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is presenting a major exhibition of over 25 works by leading Portuguese conceptual artist Joana Vasconcelos from 7th March 2020 to 3rd January 2021. One of the most prominent female visual art practitioners in the world, this is Vasconcelos’ largest exhibition ever held in the UK and YSP’s headline presentation for 2020 in a year of programming dominated by women artists. Bringing together works produced over the last twenty years, the...

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A solo exhibition by influential British sculptor Jeff Lowe at Pangolin London has been announced for January 2020. Open from 15th January – 22nd February 2020, the exhibition will feature a series of Lowe’s large-scale sculptures alongside smaller works and prints. This marks a shift in Lowe’s usual aesthetic through a change in technique, material and bold use of colour. Jeff Lowe’s new series of large-scale sculptures are shaped from curved sheets of aluminium, folded...

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All four artists shortlisted for the 2019 Turner Prize have been named joint winners after they collectively argued that the judges should recognise the causes of “commonality, multiplicity and solidarity”. The award ceremony in Margate on Tuesday 3rd December made history as Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani were named the collective winners after they jointly wrote to the judges. Helen Cammock read out a joint statement on stage. The artists,...

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A beautifully executed work by celebrated Scottish artist Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) valued at £150,000 to 200,000 leads Lyon & Turnbull’s forthcoming Scottish Paintings auction on 5th December in Edinburgh. An elegant example of Peploe’s mastery of colour and composition, Still Life of Roses and Pear will be offered alongside a number of important works by the other Scottish Colourists John Duncan Fergusson, George Leslie Hunter and Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell. The Scottish Colourists Samuel...

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Terry O’Neill, photographer to the stars, has died at the age of 81 after a long illness. He was celebrated for capturing the famous and notorious of the swinging 1960s, and Hollywood elite of the ’70s and ’80s. Awarded a CBE for services to photography in October 2019, he was best known for his images of stars including Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch, Elton John, The Beatles, Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Taylor and the top models of...

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The exhibitors for the London Art Fair 2020 have been announced. The fair runs from the 22nd to 26th January 2020 for its 32nd edition, at the Islington Business Design Centre. Platforms within the fair will provide an opportunity for emerging new generation artists, as well as providing a stage for modern forms of art. Over 110 galleries will be participating, including Art Blue Studio from Singapore, Art Mur from Canada, Cork Printmakers from Ireland...

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Two paintings by Chinese artist Xue Song are being sold at auction by Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury, giving English art lovers a rare chance to view and admire Song’s work. Xue Song’s studio burnt down in the early ‘90s and the fire destroyed nearly all his work, including oil paintings and calligraphy. Up until that point the artist, in his late 20s, had been struggling to find a direction or inspiration for his work;...

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London Art Week has announced the line-up of exhibitors for its Winter 2019 edition, which runs from December 1st to December 6th in locations across Mayfair and St James in London. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twenty-first century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the exhibitors are: Didier Aaron | Ariadne Galleries | Bagshawe Fine Art...

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