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Affordable Art Fair Returns to London in March

The Affordable Art Fair returns to Battersea Park in London, between 10th – 13th March 2022. The Fair will reveal a line up of 110 diverse galleries, including fifteen fresh galleries new for this spring. Fair tickets start at £10, with artwork pieces ranging from £50, for all to discover the joy of collecting art.   Emerging Artists The spring edition of the ‘disruptive’ art fair welcomes fifteen new exhibitors, including Heriot Gallery of Edinburgh with captivating figurative works by the likes of Angela...

Gillian Jason Gallery Launches New Space with Powerful Exhibition

Growing the presence and careers of female and non-binary artists since 1982, Gillian Jason Gallery launches the UK’s first female-focused commercial gallery space in London with a powerful new exhibition At Peace, curated by Jade Foster and featuring five leading Black female artists Alanis Forde, Miranda Forrester, Sahara Longe, Cece Philips, and Emma Prempeh. Curated and selected by Jade Foster for At Peace, each of the five artists create figurative works that are unbound by...

Winter Installation Designed by 81-year-old Artist Unveiled in King’s Cross

London’s King’s Cross unveiled Temenos, a striking, new geometric winter sculpture created by trailblazing American-born artist, Liliane Lijn, on Thursday 2nd December. Granary Square provides the iconic backdrop for this eye-catching and vivacious structure, which will bring light and colour during the dark winter months. Temenos, which Lijn has conceived as a magic circle and space that contains a protective energy, is an abstracted grove of trees which visitors can venture inside and immerse themselves...

Banksy’s Former Agent Opens Eclectic Art and Homeware Store

British author, publisher and Banksy’s former agent Steve Lazarides has opened a physical expansion to his popular Laz Emporium online store in Soho, London. Serving as a shop and exhibition space, the new store supply’s a range of eclectic art merchandise spanning homeware, furniture, print editions, original works, collectibles, books and much more. Laz Emporium was launched online in 2020 as a follow up to Lazarides’ hugely successful Banksy Captured volumes. The two books featuring...

Art World Reunites at Frieze London & Frieze Masters 2021

Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2021 closed on Sunday 17th October with reports of strong sales and praise for the positive mood across all five days of the fair. Together, the two fairs reunited the world’s major galleries in a celebration of the creative spirit of the city. Following a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event saw strong international attendance, with sold out tickets across the week, bringing together galleries, institutions,...

Banksy’s ‘Love is in the Bin’ Sells for a Record £18.6m at Sotheby’s

The world-renowned partially shredded Banksy artwork, Love is in the Bin, previously known as Girl with Balloon prior to the self-destruction, has sold for a record-breaking £18,582,000 at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday. The original piece had attracted attention from all across the world three years ago, when the artist went on to operate the shredding mechanism of the artwork after it went under the hammer for £1m in 2018. Love is In the Bin...

FELT Launches Art and Craft Collections

FELT launches its first collection of new artworks and contemporarycraft for the home, with a showcase exhibition and sale on 15th October2021. FELT is a place for discovering and buying artworks and contemporary craft for the home, with a focus on skills ranging from embroidery and weaving to ceramics and painting. (Top of page – Rachna Garodia, Richmond Park, 58cm x 80cm, Framed Handwoven with nettle, cotton, jute, linen, raffia and wheat and maple keys,...

‘deeep’ Disrupts London’s Art Scene With First AI Art Fair

A ground-breaking new Artificial Intelligence (AI) art fair will run in parallel with Frieze this month, showcasing the world’s most illustrious AI and NFT artists including Obvious, Oxia Palus, and Alexander Reben.(Seen top of page – bitGANs by Pindar Van Arman, 2021, 4K ArtStick Moving Art) The AI themed ambience will include AI blended cocktails, AI gastronomy and AI music, and play host to leading members of AI art movement such as the renowned Graham...

Winning Netflix Glassblower Recreates Iconic Piece

Elliot Walker became a star of the glassblowing world when he won Netflix show Blown Away 2 – now he has recreated his winning piece from the series to exhibit at the gallery which trained him. London Glassblowing’s Best in Glass event will see Elliot exhibit the renowned Bodge Job piece which saw him soar to victory in the final round of the televised competition, alongside other new pieces he has created over the last...

The Return of The London Art Fair

UPDATE – London Art Fair organisers Immediate Live have postponed the London Art Fair from the planned January 2022 dates to April 20th-24th, 2022. Their statement says: “In light of the continued uncertainty and disruption caused by the recent Omicron variant the decision has been made to postpone London Art Fair 2022 from 19th-23rd January to 20th-24th April at the Business Design Centre. Whilst we could have continued with the event as planned within government...

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