Art News

Friday, July 31, 2020

Ania won the Young Artist Prize at the 2018 BP portrait award with her painting of two women artists, and her depiction of fellow millennial women as independent “world-changing” creatures continues with her Hampstead solo debut

The permanent free al fresco ‘gallery’ will see a changing programme of 2d artwork displayed on seats around the area’s 26 acres of open space

Talented local amateur Bill Bott displays his stunning images in the Crouch End cafe

Bold and beautiful paintings and sculptures by boys from Bulawayo’s Cyrene school were discovered in the basement of a Shoreditch church and are exhibited a few streets away

The inaugural Anna Steinhouse photography award is seeking images of lockdown and post-lockdown under the theme ‘my new world’

Curators at the Hampstead Museum and arts centre want the community to send in images of creative projects undertaken during the pandemic

Lithographs to illustrate a book of sensual poetry by CP Cavafy feature tender scenes of gay lovers and are on display at the re-opened Hampstead Gallery

Local artist Emma Franks has taken positive inspiration from the face coverings we are increasingly encouraged to wear

Futurist Tullio Crali’s stunning aeropainting and Alex Urie’s textured canvases offer a feast for the eyes of art-lovers emerging from lockdown

Kentish Town artist Philippa Found has sourced 100 anonymous submissions for her participatory guerilla art project by chalking invitations around Hampstead Heath

The former Highgate School pupil exhibits his beautiful nature images at Avivson Gallery

Adam Gillam’s In Constant Use refers to his current work space, which is awaiting conversion to a studio, and to his practice of reusing found materials

In International Refugee Week, the director of the Islington charity describes the effect of lockdown on her vulnerable members and how art has helped them

Strange landscapes of cloned sheep and warplanes are juxtaposed with vibrant splashes of clour which the Highgate artist is showing as part of the virtual Highgate Festival

Artist Clare O’Hagan will be a living installation tracing a nine mile odyssey along the Fleet river to highlight plastic pollution on Greek islands like her beloved Paros

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.

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