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Leading British Art Collector Charles Saatchi’s Ex-Wife Sells Off Art at...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Kay Saatchi, ex-wife of leading British art patron Charles, is selling off part of her own collection at a Christie's auction in June and expects to raise up to 3.4 million pounds ($5.4 million). The highlight of the sale, which will...

China Overtakes Britain as the World’s Second Largest Art and Antiques...

LONDON (REUTERS).- China overtook Britain as the world's second largest art and antiques market last year, a new report showed, and British art officials voiced concern that an EU levy planned in 2012 would further undermine its position. "The Global A...

Thomas Lawrence Retrospective Showcases Dazzling Portraits of High Society in Regency...

NEW HAVEN, CT.- The Yale Center for British Art is the only North American venue for a landmark retrospective of the great Regency painter, Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). On view from February 24, 2011 through –June 5, 2011, Thomas Lawrence: Regency...

British Artists Gilbert & George Take Their "Jack Freak Pictures" Exhibition...

HAMBURG.- With its major spring show, Deichtorhallen Hamburg is once again bringing stars of the international art world to Hamburg. British artists Gilbert & George (born 1943 and 1942) have long since been acknowledged icons of British art, with thei...

Thomas Lawrence Retrospective Showcases Dazzling Portraits of High Society in Regency...

NEW HAVEN, CT.- The Yale Center for British Art is the only North American venue for a landmark retrospective of the great Regency painter, Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). On view from February 24, 2011 through –June 5, 2011, Thomas Lawrence: Regency...

Artists Gilbert and George "Get Away with It" Again in New...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Telephone kiosks, tourist postcards, advertisements for prostitution and the urethra are the subjects of the latest art exhibition from British art duo Gilbert and George. "The Urethra Art of Gilbert and George", on show at London's ...

Works on Paper by the Iconic Billy Childish at L-13 Light...

LONDON.- He has been described as “one of the most outstanding, and often misunderstood, figures on the British art scene”, while former Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion, once said: “He looks like he’s having more fun being a poet than ...

Works on Paper by Billy Childish at L-13 Light Industrial Workshop

LONDON.- He has been described as “one of the most outstanding, and often misunderstood, figures on the British art scene”, while former Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion, once said: “He looks like he’s having more fun being a poet than ...

Image of Francis Bacon, One of Ireland’s Top Artists, to Sell...

LONDON.- An evocative portrait of Francis Bacon, one of Britain’s leading 20th century artists, painted by one of his friends, Louis Le Brocquy, Ireland’s foremost living artist, is for sale at Bonhams inaugural Irish Art Sale in London on 9t...

Glasgow-Born Sound Artist Susan Philipsz Wins 2010 Turner Prize for Contemporary...

LONDON (AP).- An artist who used her own singing voice in an art installation won the prestigious Turner Prize award for contemporary art on Monday. Susan Philipsz received the 25,000 pound ($39,000) prize at the Tate Britain in London for her recordin...

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