Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe screenprint (detail) “The more you look at the same exact thing, the more the meaning goes away, and the better and emptier you feel.” Here’s our round-up of some of London and the world’s leading galleries, exhibitions and exhibits now open for a virtual tour: — London’s Royal Academy’s Picasso and Paper exhibition […]
The drawings extend almost 80′ feet across the back wall of one of the many cave art sites in Sulawesi, Indonesia Thought to be one of the oldest hunting scenes ever discovered, the paintings are estimated to be at least 44,000 years – putting them as twice as old as some of the ancient cave […]
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Christ Mocked, (Cenni di Pepo) Cimabue, c 1240 – 1302. Painted on wood – 26cm x 20cm (Detail) This rare tiny painting, part of a larger polyptych depicting the crucifixion of Christ, was sold at auction today (27 October 2019) for €24m, making it the most expensive medieval painting ever sold and ranking Cimabue amongst da Vinci, […]
Chicken Shed (2017), inspired by a chicken shed in Norfolk. Photo: Rachel Whiteread/Tate Whiteread is a contemporary English artist who creates mainly sculptures, usually casts of the inside of objects – negative space – which bear the marks of every day human use – eg “One Hundred Spaces” (pictured), an installation of 100 jewel-like resin […]
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Perry’s pots – Brexiteers and Remainers Grayson Perry’s new exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery provocatively – as ever the master of iconoclasm – titled The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! centres round 2 large pots which record the Nation’s feelings about Brexit: one pot representing the Brexiteers and the other the Remainers. The pots are sized […]
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Alberto Giacometti with his plaster sculptures at the Venice Biennale, 1956. Photograph: Alinari/Roger-Viollet Alberto Giacometti was born in the Swiss Alps in 1901, eldest son of a well-known Impressionist painter. He is famous for his tall, thin, bleak figures – humans honed almost to knife sharpness. He began his artistic career as a Surrealist but […]
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