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New art festival launched in London

New art festival launched in London

Press launch day: Thursday July 11th

Time: 11.30 am start – 1pm finish.

Location: Sloane Square, Chelsea. Opposite Peter Jones in the centre of the square

Spokespeople: Meet Roger Becket, Founder of Pintar Rapido, with a selection of artists creating their work live in various mediums.


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Are You New To Art?

If you’ve recently become interested in art but are uncertain as to what type of art to buy and are finding it all a bit daunting, then perhaps we can help you reach a decision.

There is such an amazing abundance of artwork in the marketplace that you may be finding it a little difficult knowing where to start. How can you justify making a

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Very few people are lucky enough to say they own a Picasso or a Rembrandt, but unfortunately those that do own a highly prized piece of art can be a target for Art thieves. This is one of the more unusual topics covered on Artgalore, but as the title suggests, there is more to this blog than meets the eye.

Visual arts including painting and

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The Importance Of Art And How It Can Inspire Your Staff

At its core, art is an ambient and tactile experience. We see it, feel it and even sometimes hear it; it guides our thinking and can influence our feelings in many different ways.

For most of us, “corporate art” means nothing more than bland landscape paintings, generic abstract prints or inane motivational posters mounted in cheap frames that hang, crooked and ignored, on the walls

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Tracy Emin, art in a financial crisis

Tracy Emin, an artist has reached a mid-career crisis at the age of 47. She has the most crucial UK exhibition of her art career to date. She said while the press were viewing her collection that the country is bankrupt and there is no money so the arts will drop to the bottom of everyone’s agenda.

But the Tories amazing art minister, Ed

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Biennale di Venezia 2011

The Venice Biennale, or Biennale di Venezia is kind of like the Olympics of the art world. Prizes include the Golden Lion for Best in Show and the Silver Lion for Best Emerging Artist, and the works of artists from different countries are displayed in pavilions reminiscent of World’s Fairs.

The Biennale 2011 runs from June 4 to November 27 in various locations around Venice

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Liverpool prison inmate’s art exhibition

Art truly is for the people and anyone can create art, as a display from patients in secure wards and prison inmates in Liverpool proves. Art by Offenders and Secure Patients, displayed in the Contemporary Urban Centre, is a first for Liverpool and probably for a lot of other places, too. Exhibits, which include creative writing, music, paintings and sculpture, were selected from last year’s

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‘Liverpool Discovers’ art trail

Musical lampposts are just one of the attractions at ‘Liverpool Discovers’, a new art trail through Liverpool, funded by EU funding and Culture Liverpool, that runs from Valentine’s Day to the 20th March. The trail marks important personalities, life-changing inventions and history of the city.

The lampposts, featured in Liverpool One and made by Andy McKeown, are thought to be the first musical ones in

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Pablo Picasso’s La Lecture sells for £25.2 million

£25.2 million was the going price, in London at Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art sale, for Pablo Picasso’s La Lecture, his portrait of the teenage mistress the legendary artist kept. That is more than twice the expected price that some unnamed bidder paid.

This 1932 painting was of Marie-Therese Walter sleeping in an armchair. She was only 17 years old. Marie was the subject, as

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