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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.

Catch the Bus

The collective, Concord, who “organises by feeling” is an art space in Cypress Park, Los Angeles. Their latest project P.S.1010 asks the question: “won’t you come sit next to me?” We say: YES.

Video Pick: The Drawings of Stephen Walter

Stephen Walter creates pseudo-historical maps the merge our perception of a place and its reality.

Artist Of The Week: Andrew McNeile Jones

Andrew's paintings aim to capture a certain atmosphere in a moment of light and shadow and reflection. It is a cool, almost melancholy atmosphere, and sometimes hints at an off-stage narrative.

Top 5 auction flops

Failed to sell your work for $50 million? Don't worry, you're not alone.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Health Charity Collection

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital team up with Rise Art to select a collection of work for the hospital. Art has been shown to reduce anxiety, stress levels and the need for pain medication in patients

Guest Collection: Home is where the Art is

Guest Curator Chris Watson of Love Home Swap takes a look at a combination of interesting buildings and cities where people live.

Artist Of The Week: Mark Chadwick

Abstract painter Mark Chadwick explores the influence of technology on society by incorporating mechanical methods in the creation of his artworks

The Tube Turns 150

Our new collection showcases some of the best new London inspired artwork to co-inside with London Transport's 150 year anniversary

Art Historian Christopher Lloyd's "analysis" of the Duchess of Cambridge Portrait

The painting, which was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery through the Art Fund comes with a delightful promotional video. Watch and learn.

Our 5 favorite blue plaques around London

English Heritage are stopping their blue plaque scheme. These are our five favourites from those that exist.