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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.

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.

Video Pick: Jean Michel Basquiat live Painting in 'Downtown 81'

Our video pick this week comes from the excellent film 'Downtown 81', which stars Jean-Michel Basquiat in the hay-day of the Downtown scene in Manhattan.

Rob Ryan releases latest Paper Cut series

UK Artist Rob Ryan's work now available on Rise Art

Incredible Time Lapse Painting

Amy Shackleton paints paints representational works using a drip technique usually used in abstract art.

Guest Curator: FAD Magazine's Mark Westall

Art is expensive... Why not rent it? The founder of FAD Magazine Mark Westall picks his favourite art from our latest collection, and shares his thoughts on art rental.

The Rubber Road of Russia

Fast Track allows it's commuters to hope, skip and jump their way to work.

National Geographic Photography Contest 2012

Each year the National Geographic Photography Contest showcases a string of inspiring photography from all over the world. Here is the pick of our favorites

German Artist Creates Bobble Eyed Street Art

Is that a trash can cookie monster... Or are my eyes deceiving me? These brilliant works from Timm Schneider impress in their simplicity

Rise Art Rentals | Evening Standard Homes & Property

An online gallery offering a flexible 'art rentals' service allows buyers to see what works on their walls before investing