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The Penlee House Gallery and Museum Shows Walter Langley and the...

Penzance, UK.- In the late 19th Century, one of Britain’s foremost art movements centred around the tiny fishing village of Newlyn, on Cornwall’s far western shores.  According to the Magazine of Art in 1898, “It was Birmingham that first...

Sotheby’s Breaks Auction Record for a Work by Stanley Spencer Twice...

LONDON (REUTERS).- The auction record for a work by British artist Stanley Spencer fell twice in one sale at Sotheby's on Wednesday, while a Lucian Freud picture on paper also set a new high. Seven works by Spencer, described by the auctioneer as one ...

Norton Museum of Art Receives $1.5 Million Grant for a Series...

WEST PALM BEACH, FL.- The Norton Museum of Art announced a $1.5 million grant from The Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund/MLDauray Arts Initiative for a six-year project called RAW (Recognition of Art by Women). RAW’s mission is to discover, highlight,...

Exhibition Presents Artist Runa Islam’s Newly Commissioned Film Emergence     

NEW YORK, NY.- For Projects 95: Runa Islam, The Museum of Modern Art presents British artist Runa Islam's new 35mm film Emergence (2011), commissioned for this exhibition, alongside three of her other films selected specifically in relation to the new ...

British Painter L. S. Lowry Record Set at Christie’s in London

London - “The Football Match”, painted by Lowry in 1949, had not been seen for nearly 20 years before Thursday’s sale of 20th century British art.Several telephone bidders sent the price soaring beyond its high estimate of £4.5m before an unk...

Exhibition Presents Artist Runa Islam’s Newly Commissioned Film Emergence

NEW YORK, NY.- For Projects 95: Runa Islam, The Museum of Modern Art presents British artist Runa Islam's new 35mm film Emergence (2011), commissioned for this exhibition, alongside three of her other films selected specifically in relation to the new ...

Turner Prize Nominee George Shaw Brings Together 18 Paintings at the...

LONDON.- This solo exhibition by British artist and Turner Prize nominee George Shaw brings together 18 paintings made over the past 15 years charting the urban landscape of his childhood home on the Tile Hill Estate in Coventry. On view from May 25th ...

Turner Prize Nominee George Shaw Brings Together 18 Paintings at the...

LONDON.- This solo exhibition by British artist and Turner Prize nominee George Shaw brings together 18 paintings made over the past 15 years charting the urban landscape of his childhood home on the Tile Hill Estate in Coventry. On view from May 25th ...

Conrad Shawcross New Exhibition with Protomodel at the Science Museum

LONDON.- British artist, Conrad Shawcross will complete his residency at the Science Museum with Protomodel, a series of five small-scale artworks dispersed throughout the Mathematics gallery, on view from May 12th through November 13th, 2011. Protomod...

Sotheby’s to Sell Major Masterwork by Leading British Post-War Artist Francis...

LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced that its forthcoming summer Contemporary Art Evening Auction will be led by Crouching Nude, an important masterwork by the renowned British artist Francis Bacon (est. £7-9 million / $10-15 million)* which has never be...

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