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Showcasing the Best of Sir Anthony Caro

To mark eight years since passing of one of Britain’s most decorated contemporary sculptors, the Templon gallery in Paris, France, pays homage to Sir Anthony Caro with an exhibition displaying a wide range of his best and most treasured works created between 1973 and 2011. With the twenty or so pieces gathered from the artist’s estate, the exhibition analyses Caro’s very personal language and his complex relationship with abstraction, whose ultimate aim was to make...

The Affordable Art Fair Set For Spring 2022 Return

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Affordable Art Fair is back this spring celebrating inspiring contemporary art with fairs in leafy Battersea Park (10 – 13 March 2022) and Hampstead Heath (5 – 8 May 2022). The up-coming fairs will have a brand-new programme of highlights to hero the joy of collecting art. On a mission since its foundation to democratise art for all, the fair’s visitors can choose from 100s...

Skinner’s Modern & Contemporary Art Sale Set for November

Skinner Auctioneers are set to host a live auction of Modern & Contemporary Art on Friday, 12th November 2021. The sale will feature a diverse selection of Asian, American and European artists whose careers span from the early Impressionist period to today’s contemporary market. The sale includes notable instances of acclaimed artists working outside their anticipated mediums, representing a rare opportunity to see these towering creators in a new light. Comprising just under 100 lots...

Nomadic Art Gallery Celebrates New Zealand Art Scene

Marking its move from a mobile public art and research project, The Nomadic Art Gallery, founded by Arthur Buerms and long-time partner Gie in 2020, unveils its first transitional gallery space in Leuven, Belgium. Building on a cyclical model rooted in the notion of nomadism, the initiative sets forward a new gallery model, which ensues through two alternating phases. The first is an in-situ immersion within an underrepresented art scene, during which Arthur and Gie...

British Contemporary Artist Selected to Create Live Sculpture Commission at Expo 2020

The Royal Society of Sculptors and the Department for International Trade, have announced that Nicola Anthony is the UK artist selected for the Live Sculpture Commission for the cultural programme of the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai taking place from 1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022. Under the commissioning theme, ‘See Things Differently’, Anthony will produce new work inside the Es Devlin designed UK Pavilion over ten days in November, presenting visitors a front...

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....

Grove Square Galleries – Meeting the Challenge of Uncertain Times

Running a gallery in these uncertain times is a challenge – even more so opening a new one. Arts & Collections talked to Serena Dunn of Grove Square Galleries about the gallery’s approach (Image top of page – Marc Standing, Primordial Instinct) Opening in October 2020 with an inaugural show of work by painter Christopher Kieling, Grove Square Galleries in London’s exclusive Fitzrovia offers emerging and established collectors an avenue for exploration and discovery. Merging...

Zoobs Ansari Retrospective Explores Celebrity at Elephant West London

Zoobs Ansari’s first major London retrospective, Insanity Fair is at Elephant West, White City from 13th March – 9th April 2020. The exhibition will explore the timely topic of contemporary society’s preoccupation with physical perfection, popular culture, and celebrity. Zoobs Ansari works across multiple media ranging from video and photography to collage and painting, creating striking portraits of celebrities and figures from the world of fashion and music, including John Lennon, Amy Whitehouse, and David...

Free Tickets For Readers to the Royal Society of British Artists 303rd Exhibition in London

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...

Where To Find The Big Names in Contemporary Art From Warhol to Hirst

Box galleries in Chelsea is the go-to London destination for contemporary art collectors. Arts & Collections asks owner Emma Moir for her unique take on the market  Since its foundation in 2012, Box Galleries has become a reliable source of recognised investment artwork, as well as works by emerging talents in the contemporary art scene.  Emma Moir, owner of the King’s Road, Chelsea gallery, has built up an impeccable reputation for having access to artwork...

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