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Naples Noteworthy: Marcus Jansen – One of the Most Important American Painters of Our Time

Monday 27th October 2014

Referred to as the innovator of “Urban Expressionism” by the former Director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, Jerome A. Donson, Marcus Antonius Jansen is a bright shining star in the art world today.

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Back of House: Steve Lazarides - Mondrian Muse

Monday 27th October 2014

Steve Lazarides is known as one of the first figures to help popularise street art on an international scale... At Mondrian London, he has opened his latest art space bringing street art back to one of its most iconic roots: Southbank.

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Back of House: Chloe Early and Andrew Telling

Tuesday 21st October 2014

Artist Chloe Early and Filmmaker Andrew Telling collaborated for the first time to produce the stunning and much talked about short film Suspended.

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London Evening Standard: The Mondrian, London - Hotel Review

Friday 10th October 2014

Nick Curtis has a good night's sleep at the first Mondrian hotel outside America.

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London Evening Standard: London's ultimate village: Greenwich Peninsula

Thursday 9th October 2014

The £5bn project, bisected by the Greenwich Meridian, is scattered with famous names, from sculptor Conrad Shawcross... to Banksy’s earliest exhibitor Steve Lazarides.

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Complex: Interview - Conor Harrington

Friday 3rd October 2014

Artist Conor Harrington Discusses How Hip-Hop and Fallen Empires Inspired His "Eat and Delete" Exhibition in New York.

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CNN: Jonathan Yeo Masterclass

Thursday 2nd October 2014

Master portrait artist Jonathan Yeo explains how he paints a portrait in six second Vines.

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The Guardian: Damien Hirst's portrait by Jonathan Yeo is an 'ironic reflection'

Thursday 31st July 2014

Six-foot-tall painting of Hirst in a chemical protection suit is the centrepiece of Yeo's exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Design Week : Make It Last Forever

Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Mixing Disney characters, rubbish and gifts, Sickboy’s art creates worlds that are bold, bright and surreal.

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Wonderland: Sickboy - Make It Last Forever

Monday 14th July 2014

The subversive street artist is making his first official mark in London’s The Outsiders gallery, one temple tag at a time.

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BBC News: Banksy's gets mainstream showing off at Sotheby's

Friday 6th June 2014

Steve Lazarides, who worked with Banksy as his first art dealer up until 2008, has brought together 70 authenticated, career-spanning pieces for an exhibition and sale.

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The Independent: First Banksy retrospective unveiled in London

Friday 6th June 2014

The first retrospective of Banksy’s artwork has been unveiled in London, featuring some of the graffiti artist’s best-known works.

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The Guardian: Sotheby's cleans up on Banksy at £500k a time

Friday 6th June 2014

Lazarides says the 10 years he spent as Banksy's photographer, fixer, van driver, and eventually agent was the most fun he's ever had. 

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ITV News: Banksy exhibition due to open in London

Friday 6th June 2014

Cameras have been allowed into a forthcoming Banksy Exhibition at the Sotheby's gallery in London. Ruth Banks reports.

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Complex: The Miaz Brothers Examine the Soul's Place in Portraiture

Tuesday 20th May 2014

The brothers took some time out of their installation to explain the role that the ideas of particles, auras, and martial arts play in their work.

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Twin: It's Taken Me All Of My Life To Find You

Thursday 17th April 2014

Artist Karim Zeriahen presents It's Taken Me All of My Life to Find You, a small but valuable collection of multimedia works.

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The Upcoming: Karim Zeriahen: It’s Taken Me All of My Life to Find You

Tuesday 15th April 2014

Karim Zeriahen's new work challenges "admiration of the idolatry of branded individuals" with the help of exclusive footage of Kate Moss. 

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The Guardian: Pop Idol painting of Jesus fails to get Transport for London's vote

Friday 28th March 2014

Artist Antony Micallef describes decision not to display his work Kill Your Idol on London tube station posters as censorship.

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Artsy: London, Through Twenty Four Paintings

Friday 7th March 2014

On the heels of his 2012 and 2013 exhibitions Twenty-Four in San Francisco and Twenty-Four in New York, Amory now features London in his first show at Lazarides Rathbone, Twenty-Four in London.

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Hi Fructose: Behind the Scenes of Brett Amory's Twenty-Four in London at Lazarides

Tuesday 4th March 2014

Brett Amory has allowed his natural voyeurism guide his creative evolution. His latest body of work, Twenty-Four in London, is a progression of his Waiting series.

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Juxtapoz: Brett Amory Twenty Four In London at Lazarides Rathbone

Tuesday 4th March 2014

We stopped by Brett's studio in Oakland to get a little preview just as he was finishing up and getting ready to ship everything to London.

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Wide Walls : Twenty-Four In London

Tuesday 25th February 2014

Lazarides Rathbone – the flagship gallery of Lazarides Limited – will present twenty-four paintings of London's most iconic locations.

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The Telegraph: My Space - Antony Micallef

Sunday 16th February 2014

The artist Antony Micallef shows us his living room in Notting Hill, converted from his former studio.

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Hypebeast: Sage Vaughn Nobody’s Home at Lazarides Rathbone

Tuesday 4th February 2014

Vaughn invites viewers to escape the unquestioned adherence to routine consumption and to instead look to the spontaneity of nature.

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Le Cool: Sage Vaughn – Nobody's Home

Tuesday 4th February 2014

Lazarides first solo show of the New Year will play host to Californian artist, Sage Vaughn with his latest exhibition Nobody's Home.

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Hunger TV: Sage Vaughn: Nobody's Home

Thursday 30th January 2014

This month Sage Vaughn will be staging an exhibition entitled Nobody’s Home in London. He will be examining the title phrase relating it to both people and places.

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Artsy: Sage Vaughn Leaves Birds and Butterflies at Home

Thursday 30th January 2014

Drawn to the interactions of man and nature, California artist Sage Vaughn is a master of juxtaposition.

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Financial Times: Interview - Saber

Friday 10th January 2014

Fired by a sense of social injustice, the Los Angeles-based artist has channelled his energy into a high-profile political activism that has left him nowhere to hide.

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Complex: Why Lazarides Gallery and The Vinyl Factory's "BRUTAL" Is the Most Important Art Exhibition of 2013

Thursday 24th October 2013

Once in a while, something – a satellite fair, an artist, a piece, a performance, or a lecture – stands out and restores your faith in provocative, meaningful work that knocks you off your feet. 

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Monocle: Culture with Rob Bound

Monday 21st October 2013

Monocle's culture editor, Rob Bound, reviews some of the highlights of 2013 Frieze art fair with Steve Lazarides.

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Cool Hunting: Brutal, London

Friday 18th October 2013

This year’s annual off-site Lazarides exhibition is brutal by name and by nature; hosted in a derelict modernist building in central London.

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CITY A.M: Street art alternative to Frieze takes you deep underground

Friday 18th October 2013

Rather than using the streets, as you might expect from a street art curator, Lazarides has gone underground – from a polished façade on the Strand, to a cavernous bunker. 

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Metro: French guerilla ‘photograffeur’ JR is changing perceptions with his art, one project at a time

Wednesday 16th October 2013

We should never underestimate the elemental power of paper, passion and glue. 

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The Independent: Frieze Art Fair 2013: A frenetic feast of creative expression

Friday 11th October 2013

This year's non-traditional space sensation is set to be 180 The Strand, a Brutalist block-turned-arts-hub.

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Le Cool: JR

Thursday 10th October 2013

Parisian street artist/photographer JR uses the whole world as a gallery. 

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Financial Times: JR with his Inside Out Project

Monday 7th October 2013

French artist JR, creator of the Inside Out project, poses on Monday with some of his portraits at Somerset House in London, England. 

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Arrested Motion: Streets: JR (London)

Monday 7th October 2013

As we mentioned last month, JR (interviewed) is returning to London after five years with a two-part solo exhibition, ACTIONS.

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The Upcoming: Charlie Isoe – In the Bad Bush at Lazarides Rathbone

Friday 28th June 2013

Australian-born artist Charlie Isoe returns to London with his large-scale canvases and sweeping brush strokes for a second solo exhibition, In the Bad Bush. 

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Metro: Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja confirms Tricky reunion

Thursday 23rd May 2013

Del Naja has reworked imagery drawn from more than two decades of Massive Attack history.

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Opening Ceremony: Todd James's World Domination at Lazarides

Tuesday 2nd April 2013

New York-based artist Todd James (aka R.E.A.S) is currently showing his World Domination series at Lazarides Gallery.

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Juxtapoz: Conor Harrington Dead Meat At Lazarides Rathbone

Saturday 2nd March 2013

London correspondent Butterfly made it out to the highly-anticipated solo exhibition of Conor Harrington, Dead Meat, that opened at Lazarides Gallery last night. 

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Cool Hunting: Bedlam at the Old Vic Tunnels

Wednesday 17th October 2012

Gallerist Steve Lazarides gave us a tour of his latest show deep under London's streets, taking an artistic evocation of the famous London insane asylum.

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The Independent: The shock of the old at Frieze

Saturday 6th October 2012

Steve Lazarides is back in the Old Vic Tunnels with Bedlam-themed street art.

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Dazed & Confused: Luke Caulfield's Second Hand

Thursday 12th July 2012

Rathbone Street Gallery's "Second Hand" expo is the latest offering from time travelling whizz of anachronism, Luke Caulfield. 

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Arrested Motion: Conor Harrington – Dead Meat At Lazarides Rathbone

Tuesday 6th March 2012

Last week in spectacular fashion, the new exhibition from Conor Harrington opened at Lazarides Gallery’s flagship Rathbone Place location in London. 

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Dazed & Confused: Conor Harrington: Dead Meat

Wednesday 8th February 2012

Conor Harrington effortlessly blends themes and periods from history, with present day references and cultural significance, to create mash-ups which are rich in dialogue and detail. 

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The Guardian: Jonathan Yeo Gets Under The Skin

Monday 5th December 2011

He has painted intimate portraits of two prime ministers, royalty and a host of celebrities. Now Yeo's going one better, with a study of cosmetic surgery patients.

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Dazed & Confused: Steve Lazarides - Minotaur

Monday 17th October 2011

Steve Lazarides has seriously upped the ante for his latest exhibition, Minotaur... incorporating a deeply disconcerting maze featuring a sonic installation by Thom Yorke.

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Dazed & Confused: 20 Q&As: Steve Lazarides

Friday 14th October 2011

Lazarides is an outsider who has had huge success in the wider world... This maverick has a bombastic approach to everything he does.

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Dazed & Confused: Antony Micallef: Happy Deep Inside My Heart

Thursday 8th September 2011

Enigmatic UK artist, Antony Micallef, returns to Rathbone gallery with a new solo exhibition entitled Happy Deep Inside My Heart.

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The Daily Telegraph: Antony Micallef - Happy Deep Inside My Heart

Sunday 21st August 2011

Antony Micallef, one of Britain's most electrifying young painters, is about to explode into the mainstream art world. 

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The Independent: If it hadn't been for Ron English, there'd be no Banksy

Sunday 3rd July 2011

With his first solo UK show under way, the guerrilla artist tells Fiona Sturges how he's waging war on corporate America one "liberated" billboard at a time.

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Arrested Motion: Sage Vaughn – Children of a Lesser God

Sunday 5th June 2011

The first UK solo show by LA-based Sage Vaughn opened a few weeks back at Lazarides Gallery in London.

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Financial Times: Urban Renewal

Friday 28th January 2011

If there had been one individual responsible for whipping up and sustaining the fever around urban art ... it was Steve Lazarides. 

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Blouin Artinfo: The Gangster: A Profile of JR's London Gallerist, Steve Lazarides

Wednesday 20th October 2010

Lazarides has become an enfant terrible of the London gallery scene, cast, fairly or not, as the embodiment of everything that’s wrong with street art itself.

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The Guardian: My Week in Pictures: Steve Lazarides

Sunday 17th October 2010

A week in the life of the gallerist.

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The Independent: Steve Lazarides: Tunnel Visions

Tuesday 12th October 2010

Today, as the international arterati arrive in London for Frieze Art Fair and a week of private views in cool white cubes, [Steve] Lazarides is putting on his own exhibition in a dank, dark, graffiti-scarred tunnel in south London.

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Vanity Fair: Banksy's Ex-Gallerist Talks About Their Breakup

Monday 11th October 2010

Get a glimpse at Hell's Half-Acre, a collection of underworld renderings from 20 contemporary artists... from Steve Lazarides, the urban art dealer and curator who launched Banksy's career.

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PLANET Magazine: Steve Lazarides Interview

Tuesday 15th June 2010

Unconventional is a term that pops up a lot whenever Steve Lazarides is mentioned. 

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Art Daily: New Works by Conor Harrington at Lazarides in London

Sunday 1st November 2009

Lazarides presents Headless Heroes an exhibition of all new works by Conor Harrington.  

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Hypebeast: Invader Low Fidelity exhibition at Lazarides Gallery

Friday 14th August 2009

London’s Lazarides Gallery looks to open their latest exhibition on August 14th, 2009, featuring the artwork of internationally renown French artist Invader. 

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The Guardian: Meltdown Festival – From the street to the Southbank

Friday 13th June 2008

Anny Shaw speaks to graffiti artist, Massive Attack founder and Meltdown festival curator Robert Del Naja about art that's either hung on walls or painted directly onto them.

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