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London – Gilbert & George: “The General Jungle or Carrying on Sculpting” at Lévy Gorvy Through November 18th, 2017

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 5-6th, 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

AO Preview – London: Frieze London and London Art Week, October 4th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Francis Bacon’s Last “Pope” Painting to Sell Next Month at Christie’s in London

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Stuart Shave’s Modern Art to Open Second London Location

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Former Scotland Yard Detectives Call on London’s Metropolitan Police to Not Abandon Art Crimes Division

Friday, August 18th, 2017

London Institutions Feud Over Expansion Plans

Monday, August 7th, 2017

London — Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner Gallery Through July 28th, 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

London – The 2017 Serpentine Pavilion by Diébédo Francis Kéré, Open Through October 8th, 2017

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Ibid Gallery to Close Central London Location

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Francis Kéré Tapped to Design the Serpentine Summer Pavilion in London

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Guardian Examines Future for Britain’s Art Community in Wake of Brexit Speech

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

London – William Kentridge: “Thick Time” at Whitechapel Gallery Through January 15th, 2017

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

London — Sean Scully: “Horizon” at Timothy Taylor Gallery Through December 17th, 2016

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

London— Njideka Akunyili Crosby: “Portals” at Victoria Miro Through November 5th, 2016

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

London – The Turner Prize Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 2nd, 2017

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Development Plans Threaten Artist Studios in London’s Hackney Wick

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Smithsonian to Open Joint Institution in London with V&A Museum

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

London – The Serpentine Pavilion Architectural Commission in Kensington Gardens

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Gilbert and George Opening Gallery in London’s East End

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

London – “The Calder Prize 2005-2015″ at Pace Gallery through March 5th, 2016

Monday, February 29th, 2016

London – Gilbert & George: “THE BANNERS” at White Cube Through January 24th, 2016

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

London – Gerhard Richter: “Color Charts” at Dominique Lévy Through January 16th, 2015

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

London – Liam Gillick: “The Thought Style Meets the Thought Collective” Is On View at Maureen Paley Through November 22nd, 2015

Sunday, November 1st, 2015
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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