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An artwork using Artificial Intelligence routines to explore themes of culture and identity has won the 2019 Graduate Art Prize for Camberwell College of Art graduate Betty Leung. Seen above, Interpreter IV by Betty Leung, an MA Fine Art graduate of Camberwell College of Art, received the most public votes ahead of twenty-one other shortlisted nominations for this year’s prize, founded by art consultancy ARTIQ to find the nation’s most exciting graduate artists. Leung was...

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Artist, filmmaker and Turner Prize winner Steve McQueen is to open his Year 3 exhibition at the Tate Britain on the 12th November. The exhibition will include a display of school photographs from two-thirds of London’s primary schools. “There’s an urgency to reflect on who we are and our future…to have a visual reflection on the people who make this city work,” said McQueen. The aim of the exhibition is to showcase the young faces...

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Colombian artist Doris Salcedo has won the world’s largest art prize for her body of work produced over the last 25 years. The Nomura Art Award is worth $1m and was announced on the evening of October 31st in Shanghai. Salcedo is known for her work around the human cost of the conflict between the governments and rebel groups in her home country, Colombia. She is one of the country’s most prominent artists and confronts...

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The tenth anniversary Modern Panic exhibition is at the Truman Brewery London from 8th -17th November 2019. Featuring over 70 controversial artists including Alien designer HR Giger, beat artist William S. Burroughs and fantasy illustrator Brian Froud, the exhibition showcases innovative, provocative, surrealist art and performance from an international line-up. For the past decade this annual exhibition has spearheaded and given a voice to artists whose work does not fit traditional galleries. Its ethos embodies...

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Art advisory firm Atelier 27 has curated a major artwork collection for London’s iconic Café Royal hotel. The five-star hotel, founded in 1863 by a French wine merchant, has been a landmark in the capital’s social scene for over a century, and Atelier 27’s styling pays tribute to its exceptional identity and honours its history, through an audacious yet refined selection of more than 600 art works and 2000 decorative objects. Atelier 27 collaborated with...

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Art fair Asia Now will celebrate its fifth show from the 16th to the 20th of October in Paris. Asia Now is the first European art fair to focus on Asia’s contemporary art scene. The fair will also expand this year, welcoming over 50 more of the most renowned galleries. It will present 250 artists from all over Asia, such as China, Korea, Japan and the Southeast. See Also: Hong Kong Cyberpunk Exhibition to Pay Homage...

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Inspired by 2019, a new exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong will explore the way the cyberpunk genre has made it’s way into our reality. The exhibition is called Phantom Plane, Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future and draws inspirations from films such as Blade Runner, which was made in 1982 but is set in 2019, and The Matrix.  The cyberpunk genre often entails a future which is dominated by technologies, set in...

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Until the 2nd November 2019, the UK Colour Pencil Society is showing its 16th World of Coloured Pencil exhibition at the Derwent Pencil Museum in Keswick, Cumbria. The UKCPS has been exhibiting in the Derwent Pencil Museum in Keswick since the very early days of the society and Museum Manager, Tracy Strong, is among the judges for this year’s awards, which are sponsored by pencil manufacturer Derwent. This is a UKCPS members exhibition with the...

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The 31st edition of the British Art Fair opens on the 3rd October, running to the 6th October 2019 at the Saatchi Gallery, London. Showing work by Britain’s greatest artists of the past century, presented by fifty specialist dealers, the British Art Fair (BAF) was founded in 1988 as the 20th Century British Art Fair and remains the only fair dedicated to Modern British Art. In 2018, under new ownership, it moved to Saatchi Gallery...

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LAPADA closed the doors on its 2019 Fair in London’s Berkeley Square on September 18th with indications that the art and antiques trades are outperforming retail sales projections. Earlier in the year the Office for National Statistics (ONS) cited significant growth in the antiques and vintage markets and, alongside trends for craftsmanship and sustainability, there are positive signs the art and antiques trades are performing well. The bustling fair welcomed visitors across the week to...

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