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Fed by a network of expert curators and versed insiders, expect only the best analysis, comments and exclusive features worthy of your time and attention. Whether you’re looking for upcoming virtual exhibitions to enjoy at home or the inside scoop on photographers of the future, find fresh-off-the-press industry updates here.

Art updates you won’t want to miss

Among our top news stories of 2021 so far, you can learn about contemporary LGBTQ+ artists embracing diversity and celebrating queerness through their art. Alternatively, you can stay up to date with international showcases with reports such as our exhibitions to kick-off a new decade.

Rise Art's Guide to the Art Publications

From high-brow to low-brow, art magazines are a dime a dozen. Find out which ones you should be reading.

Pink Punch by Nick Croft and Michaela MacLeod

There's something funny in the water at Jardins de Metis. Oh wait, it's just an art installation.

Top 5 Street Art Picks

Because we're feeling streetwise at Rise Art, here's our pick of the Top 5 street art in London.

VIDEO PICK: Andrea Tyrimos

An interesting video on the urban and street artist Andrea Tyrimos.

Holi Festival of Colours at Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station hosted London's Holi Festival of Colours and as it's pretty bright, colourful and involves paint - it's right up our street.

Noir et Blanc

In a dramatic (yet effective) step back in time, the French photography festival, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d'Arles opts for monochrome in celebration of its 44th birthday. We bring you our favourite 5 Black & White pieces exclusively from the Rise Art site.

Video Pick

It's an old one but it's a good one...

Rise Art in Mashable's Top 20 Hot London Startups

Mashable votes Rise Art number 15 on their Top 20 London start ups you need to watch.

Art on Tumblr - Tumblr on Art

The line between the Internet being a tool, and it being a major player in the art game is getting thinner all the time. The awesome Tom Johnson makes art that thinks like the Internet, while the hilarious Jeanette Hayes is what you might call an “It” social media personality.

A Brief Exploration: Antony Gormley

Through a critical engagement with both his own body and those of others, Antony Gormley confronts the fundamental question of where the human being stands in relation to nature and the cosmos.