Welcome to Jo Chard's new weekly column, examining weird and wonderful events in the art news. This week looks at the biggest art theft of all time and how it all ended up in a Parisian dump.
It's Frieze week and we've decided to focus our attention on a few of the best shows happening around London to coincide with the art fair frenzy. As if you didn't have enough to see!
Tonight, as part of the "Frieze week", Cory Arcangel will open his first solo show for Lisson Gallery. He is one of our favourite artists and we are excited!
Oh yes, Frieze week is back! A week when anyone who is anyone in the international contemporary art scene is sure to be in London. With the fair at Regent's Park and all the galleries and museums of the city in full swing, Jo Chard breaks it down...
In conjunction with the artists 80th birthday, the Tate Modern launches a major exhibition spanning over 5 decades of the artists work. This video previews the show
Select Artist Andy Wicks visits Spike Island and reviews the exhibition 'Structure & Material', featuring Turner Prize nominee Karla Black. A compelling insight on sculpture from the eyes of a painter!
This week's event post comes just one short week before Frieze. So we've decided to list a few lesser known shows happening in London and Elsewhere. Check it out!
Bob Dylan is currently the subject of a solo show at Gagosian Gallery. Do you think he is the only acclaimed musician who makes art? Well... he is not! Discover other fellow music celebrities who spend their free time creating artworks and putting up exhibitions.
The annual summer spectacle that is 'Bold Tendencies' finishes in 2 days and a radical survey of Californian Art opens up at MOCA in LA. This and more in this weeks pick of upcoming events.
Jo Chard reviews Matt Calderwood's current show at Wilkinson Gallery and reflects on the return of Minimal art, as seen on the work of our Select Artist Alastair T. Willey or the 2010 Turner Prize nominee Angela de la Cruz.