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Contemporary portraitist and surrealist painter, Loribelle Spirovski, is set to have her first solo exhibition in London at HOFA Gallery  from 27th November to 11th December. Titled Love, Death and The Time I Knew You, this solo show will assemble select artwork from her most successful collections, showcasing her prolific talent and remarkable growth as a contemporary artist. Born in the Philippines in 1990, this Australian artist has a distinctive style and approach to contemporary...

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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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The treasures of the famous Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun are on display at London’s Saatchi Gallery from 2nd November until May 2020. The exhibition, The Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, holds more than 150 artefacts found in the king’s tomb. The precious artefacts were carefully buried with the ‘Boy King’ to ensure his safe passage into the afterlife and to prevent any harm coming to him as he began his next life (considered by the ancient...

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Emily Young, born in 1951 and described by the Financial Times as ‘Britain’s leading living stone sculptor’, is exhibiting her latest works at the Bowman Sculpture Gallery in St James, London, from November 21st 2019. Emily says of the exhibition: “All the pieces in this next show speak to the future: the stone is always born from the deep geological history of the planet Earth, and they are many hundreds of millions of years old....

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The Design Museum London announced on October 7th 2019 that Tim Marlow (above, image by Cat Garcia) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum. He replaces Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black who stepped down as Co-Directors. Tim Marlow is currently Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts. Tim Marlow, a curator, writer and broadcaster, was Director of Exhibitions at White Cube for over 10 years before moving...

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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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Brand new gallery Boogie Wall is to hold its very first exhibition in London in October. The gallery is London’s first all-female run gallery that exclusively showcases female artists. Boogie Wall is to celebrate both emerging and already established woman artists, providing a platform for activism, and showcasing art with impact. The opening show which will launch in London during the Frieze Art Fair, is called Notre Dame/Our Lady. The exhibition will aim to fight...

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Precious Mettle, a solo exhibition by British artist Nicole Wassall, opens at contemporary London gallery Fiumano Clase on 25th September and runs until 15th November 2019. The show investigates emotional strength through Wassall’s intriguing use of a variety of materials: brass frames, suspended gold wires, granite, coins, wood, sound, and a silver marionette puppet. Complex processes, such as water-gilding, are combined with high concept ideas to create evocative artworks which pose questions on very human...

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Every year, Frieze hosts two important art fairs side by side in Regent’s Park, London; Frieze London which showcases the best of contemporary art, and Frieze Masters which specialises in art from the past. This year the events take place from October 3rd-6th, and feature forward-thinking works from more than 150 of the world’s top contemporary galleries, together with showcases of art history throughout exhibitions by more than 100 leading international galleries, including ancient works, Old Masters’...

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Whitechapel Gallery is transformed by over 70 creative and cutting-edge publishers for four days of the London Art Book Fair from Thursday 5th September to 8th September 2019. Held in Galleries 1 & 2, the London Art Book Fair is free to enter. The London Art Book Fair returns with a vibrant mix of art books, independent titles and magazines from around the world. Exhibitors range from publishing behemoths to independent presses and represent a...

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