Blue cockerel takes the stage on the Fourth Plinth
Friday, 26 July 2013
A blue cockerel that is meant to symbolise regeneration and strength has been unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square.…
Vladimir Tretchikoff's original painting of the Chinese Girl, believed to be the world's most reproduced print, is to go on sale in London.
Visit Birmingham has revealed in a study that as many as four in ten children have NEVER been to an art gallery, with half of parents saying they make little effort to educate their kids about culture.
Made, Brighton's number one Art and Craft fair, will this year run from 22nd to 25th November and will feature 120 innovative and inspiring designers, offering their unique goods to visitors.
The Rock n Gem show will bring together the most comprehensive selection of stunning, natural stones in one place, including mineral specimens, meteorites, jewellery, beads, fossils and crystals.
The Tate Britain will be bringing together more than 150 works of Pre-Raphaelite works in January next year, combining rebellion, beauty, scientific precision and grandeur.
A partnership between The National Theatre and Travelex mean that almost half the seats for a new set of productions will cost just £12.
With a sponsorship link to Canterbury's own Christ Church University, a fantastic mix of professional and student performances will dominate this two week festival, with live music, comedy, theatre, drama, talks, family days, fringe style sets and so much more.
A set of limited edition prints of The Queen by the artist Andy Warhol are to go on display at Windsor in November.
An exhibition charting the career of British singer David Bowie will open at the V&A in London in March next year.
Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has loaned a Damien Hirst painting to a gallery in his home city of Sheffield, to show his support after its funding was slashed.
Pink Panther star and veteran actor Herbert Lom has died at the age of 95.
When the name Edvard Munch is mentioned, two words instantly follow in the majority of cases; The Scream. One of the world's most recognisable paintings, Tate Modern sets out to show Munch's oeuvre beyond The Scream.
A couple of British sculptor Antony Gormley's iron men dotted across Crosby beach in Merseyside have been given a bright and woolly makeover by a New York knitwear artist.
Nine works of modern art from artists including David Hockney, Lucian Freud and Rachel Whiteread have been donated to the Tate to fill gaps in its collection.
The jade bowl and porcelain figure stolen from the Durham museum heist have been recovered more than a week after the break in at the Oriental Museum.
A collection of art by Banksy has been sold at an auction in London, fetching more than £400,000.
Art critic and former curator Julian Spalding has slated conceptual artists' work, saying Hirst's work in particular is 'the sub-prime of the art world' and will soon become 'worthless'.
With an especially unusual canvas, Ian Davie crafts his unique wildlife paintings onto swan feathers. Meticulously painted onto the snow white swan feathers, these artworks really are fit for a Queen.
Andy Warhol's Double Elvis could be sold for up to $50m when auctioned in New York in May.
Almost 300 art works belonging to the late Gunter Sachs are to be auctioned by Sotheby's in London with a total asking price of more than £20m.
Artwork that has been painted using musician Pete Doherty's blood has gone on display as the troubled singer reinvents himself as an artist.
Tate Modern has bought eight million of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's sunflower seeds work.
Titian's Diana and Callisto has been saved following a £45m deal agreed with owner the Duke of Sutherland.
Residents of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire have been left puzzled by elaborate tree carvings, thought to be created by Yorkshire's answer to Banksy.
In the run up to the 2012 Olympics, a multi-platform initiative has been launched to showcase some of the best digital art work in Britain.
One of four versions of Edvard Munch's The Scream is to be sold at auction with a guide price of $80m.
Over 400 pieces of the Dutch artist Karel Appel's work has been discovered by a storage firm.
A nude portrait of the Soho model Henrietta Moraes by Francis Bacon has sold for £21m in London.
Chinese artist Song Dong lovingly arranges 10,000 items of his mothers at Barbican show called Waste Not helps Britain 'understand the reality of Chinese history and culture in the 20th century'.
Three paintings from the late actress Elizabeth Taylor's personal art collection have been sold by Christie's in London for £13.7million.
Gallery assistants stage walkout over job cuts and new rules which could put valuable artworks at risk.
A Picasso original, gifted to the Athens National Gallery in Greece by the painter himself, was stolen on Monday along with two other valuable paintings and sketches.
Artist David Hockney denies criticising Damien Hirst for his use of assistants to complete works.
Gateshead's Baltic Gallery has attracted 140,000 visitors to see pieces of art produced for this year's Turner Prize.
British street artist Banksy has installed a new sculpture called Cardinal Sin, a vandalised bust of a priest in Liverpool.
Following environmental protests, Tate may not renew BP sponsorship deal which is due to expire next year.
Limited edition contemporary art, designed by contemporary artists including British artist Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, is available to buy online for a small fraction of the original price.
A colossal sculpture has opened in Germany that is, essentially, a walkable roller coaster.
LS Lowry's most famous painting depicting Piccadilly Circus in London has sold at auction for £5.6m and was one of 14 works by the painter auctioned.
Artist JMW Turner may have had his paintings influenced by scientific theories, according to new research gathered from the study of one painting in particular.
An infamous painting by LS Lowry is to be brought to life in Manchester and Salford using ordinary people passing by.
A photograph of the Rhine by German artist Andreas Gursky has set an auction record for a photograph, selling for $4.3m (£2.7m) at Christie's in New York.
A painting by the infamous pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein, has set a new record for his work by selling at auction for $43m (£27m) this week.
An overzealous German cleaner scoured off a layer of paint on a sculpture by the late Martin Kippenberger, valued at £690,000.
A Gustav Klimt landscape which was recently returned to the owner's family after being looted by the Nazis has been sold at auction for $40.4m (£25.4m) at Sotheby's in New York.
Crowds are flocking in their droves to this year's Turner Prize exhibition at Gateshead's Baltic Art Gallery.
An oil painting of Queen Victoria and her servant John Brown, by one of her favourite artists, could fetch up to £30,000 at auction next month.
New evidence surrounding Van Gogh suggests he did not kill himself, but rather he was killed accidentally by two young boys with a 'malfunctioning gun'.
A portrait of the late British fashion designer, Alexander McQueen and the late magazine editor and style icon Isabella Blow has been put on exhibition by the National Portrait Gallery.
Chinese artist and political activist, Ai Weiwei, has been nominated in a ArtReview magazine poll as the most powerful person in the art world.