Art Breaking news from the art scene. Learn about new galleries, projects, shows, and exhibitions as well as education and outreach initiatives. This section collects stories about art auctions, dealers and distributors, as well as updates from respected museums and institutes. Get the latest information on festivals, contests and competitions for career artists and hobbyists alike. Both the visual and performing arts are represented, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theatre.

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13:04 BST Artprice: Sotheby's, Phillips and Ketterer adapt to the new reality

On 29 June 2020, the charismatic Sotheby's auctioneer, Oliver Barker, brilliantly orchestrated – alone in front of an audience of screens – the sale...


09:54 BST HKBU international symposium initiates global dialogue on the role of culture in the COVID-19 pandemic

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) held the online international symposium "COVID-19 and Beyond, Culturally Speaking" on 15 and 16 September, and...


19 Sep, 2020, 14:46 BST #WeLoveTheWiesn - The Munich breweries and the Oktoberfest family greeting the world

Gun salutes and the cry of 'Ozapft is' by the Mayor of Munich to announce the tapping of the first barrel of beer usually herald the start of the...


19 Sep, 2020, 04:41 BST The Integration and Development of Religion and Chinese Culture

On September 14, Mr. Kwok Yat Ming, senior commentator and vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Journalists, attended the program "Looking...


17 Sep, 2020, 12:37 BST Swyft - the sofa market disruptors setting their sights on a flat pack revolution

A London start-up 'sofa in a box' success story, that although four years in the planning, only opened for business at the beginning of 2020 and has...


17 Sep, 2020, 11:30 BST CUPRA Formentor: "We transformed nature into colour"

28 grams of pearl blue, 25.2 of black, 9.2 of Crystal Silver, 1.5 of white, 0.6 of violet, a little bit of shine and aluminium... Behind these...


16 Sep, 2020, 15:41 BST Grove Square Galleries Sees Significant Demand for Picasso, Miro, Chagall in Current Climate

Grove Square Galleries have seen a huge surge of interest in their growing stable of established artists over the past six months and, in conjunction ...


16 Sep, 2020, 09:50 BST Hainan: Jade Cliffs to Ocean Paradise (English Edition) is Launched in Beijing, Telling the Hainan Story

On September 9, to help overseas readers learn more about Hainan, the Beijing branch of the Commercial Press launched the book entitled "Stories...


16 Sep, 2020, 09:00 BST The Art of Whisky: Retro Trove of Archive Posters Shines Light on the History - and Mystery - of Whisky

A long-lost Government poster collection is being relaunched as a lavish pictorial homage to the history of whisky. The Art of Whisky is a stunning...


16 Sep, 2020, 09:00 BST Design, Engineering & Innovation Leaders Paramex Accelerate Growth With Appointment Of Wayne Burgess

Acclaimed automotive designer Wayne Burgess joins global design and engineering consultancy Paramex New digital studio, based in the heart of the...


16 Sep, 2020, 08:00 BST Hennessy's "A World Odyssey" Presents A Daytime Explosion Event by Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo-Qiang is one of the most admired artists on the contemporary art scene. In addition to his largescale, site-specific installations, Cai is...


15 Sep, 2020, 13:00 BST Artprice presents five Covid-proof artists

Unsurprisingly, the Art Market posted a significant contraction in H1 2020, although less severe than in 2009. The number of lots sold at auction...


14 Sep, 2020, 17:11 BST AUSTRIAN ASSOCIATION: AUSTRIA - 50 years as a hub for peace in the Middle East

In the 1970s Bruno Kreisky had advocated as a chancellor politically the mediation between Israelis and Arabs. In the following years there were...


12 Sep, 2020, 09:00 BST Minority Report: Arab News' in-depth look at Lebanon's Jewish Community

As Gulf countries embrace more faiths in a growing climate of tolerance, Arab News, Saudi Arabia's leading English language daily, takes on the topic ...


11 Sep, 2020, 08:07 BST Celebrating the launch of Clip Studio Paint for Galaxy: International Illustration Contest 2020

On September 10, Celsys opened the International Illustration Contest 2020 to artists worldwide to celebrate the release of Clip Studio Paint for...


11 Sep, 2020, 07:00 BST Russian Creativity Week heralds a new era for the creative industries in Russia

A new platform aimed at realizing the economic potential of Russia's creative industries launches today in Gorky Park. Aligning with the UN's...


11 Sep, 2020, 05:09 BST Bennu's expressive paintings offer a creative escape for art lovers

In the midst of COVID-19, artists around the world are faced with many challenges, from lack of venues and galleries to display their work to lack of ...


10 Sep, 2020, 20:57 BST Empire State Building Launches Ninth Annual Photo Contest With Grand Prize of $5000 and a FlyNYON Flight

The Empire State Building (ESB) Observatory announces that its ninth annual photo contest will launch today, September 10, 2020. Amateur...


08 Sep, 2020, 11:00 BST Desenio reveal emerging art trends for autumn 2020

Scandinavian interior company Desenio have curated a wall art trend report for the approaching season. Incorporating their new product lines, it...


08 Sep, 2020, 03:00 BST Rocketium launches daVinci, intelligent automation for its collaborative design platform

Venture-funded automation company Rocketium has launched daVinci, an intelligence layer for its collaborative design platform. daVinci automates...


03 Sep, 2020, 14:08 BST UK Assets Group Report Huge Surge in Demand for Investment Grade Art

It's no secret that the lockdown and COVID-19 as a whole has taken a huge toll on the financial sector, with investing in stocks and shares now akin...


03 Sep, 2020, 10:30 BST Ithra Dubai Marks Another Milestone with The Link Now Lifted to its Final Position 100 Meters Above Ground Level

In a highly anticipated event, Ithra Dubai, fully owned by the Investment Corporation of Dubai, accomplished a new milestone with the lift of the...


02 Sep, 2020, 10:15 BST Helsinki Design Week partners with Virtual Helsinki to create street-long virtual art intervention as festival launches hybrid digital and physical format for 2020

Helsinki Design Week, the Finnish capital's renowned multidisciplinary festival, will this year run as a hybrid digital and physical format. Running...


01 Sep, 2020, 09:05 BST The Magic of Jewellery - THOMAS SABO and Rita Ora reveal glamorous Autumn/Winter Collection 2020

THOMAS SABO and global brand ambassador, Rita Ora, invites you to discover the new autumn/winter campaign for 2020. The focus is the "Magic of...


31 Aug, 2020, 13:00 BST UL 3300 Outline of Investigation Helps Advance Safety of Consumer, Service and Education Robots

UL, a leading global safety science company, has issued UL 3300, the Outline of Investigation (OOI) for Service, Communication, Information,...