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Abraham Cruzvillegas to Undertake the First Hyundai Commission

Published on January 26, 2015 By Liveforfilms

Tate Modern and Hyundai Motor today announced that Abraham Cruzvillegas will undertake the inaugural Hyundai Commission for the Turbine Hall. This will be the first in a new series of annual site-specific commissions by renowned international artists, and will open to the public on 13 October 2015. Abraham Cruzvillegas is a Mexican artist best known […]

The London Art Book Fair

Published on September 25, 2014 By Liveforfilms

The UK’s biggest art book event returns to the Whitechapel Gallery for 2014 to celebrate the best of international publishing. Individual publishers, galleries, colleges and rare book dealers will be selling the latest contemporary art publications alongside collectibles including zines, posters and limited edition artworks. Browse beautiful artists’ books, rare art publications and catalogues from […]

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newly Commissioned Portrait of Dame Vivienne Westwood

Published on September 16, 2014 By Liveforfilms

As London Fashion Week draws to a close, the National Portrait Gallery unveiled today its latest commissioned portrait – a photograph of Dame Vivienne Westwood in her garden by artist and photographer Juergen Teller. Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and made possible by the J.P. Morgan Fund for New Commissions, the portrait has gone […]

Vast Portrait Of First World War Officers To Go On Display For The First Time In Over Fifty Years

Published on May 9, 2014 By Liveforfilms

An impressive, recently conserved portrait of First World War Naval Officers will go on display at the National Portrait Gallery for the first time since the 1960s, it was announced today (Thursday 8 May 2014). Through a successful public appeal in 2013, £20,000 was raised for essential conservation work on the large-scale painting, allowing it […]

Curators lunchtime talks at the National Gallery

Published on February 25, 2014 By Liveforfilms

  This free lunchtime talk is a great way to spend your lunch break. The talk may focus on one particular painting in the Gallery, or take you through one of the rooms. The subject will be chosen by the curator. You can see which painting will be covered on which day here. The meeting […]

A bowl of porridge never looked so good

Published on December 31, 2010 By Liveforfilms

Just Right is Jennifer Rubell’s food art project for this year’s Art Basel. The interactive food installation is located in a derelict house just behind the Rubell Family Collection. To access it, the visitors have to slip through a hole broken into the back wall of the Collection’s courtyard. Inside the abandoned-looking house, hundreds of […]