Within the contemporary art of the 20th century, there are many iconic paintings, and this is the case of Norman Rockwell’s ‘Freedom From Want’ and Art news of the week 23 – 30 November 2020.
Vincent Namatjira has become the first Indigenous artist to win Australia’s Archibald Prize for portraiture. The exhibition entitled “Philip Guston Now” is a retrospective of Philip Guston that has been postponed for three years...
Bansky had started an initiative with a rescue boat that will transport refugees from North Africa, crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Art News of the Week 24 – 30 August
Ai Weiwei released CoroNation on August 21, a documentary that shows the closure that began in January in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Monet's Impression, Sunrise will be on display at the Shanghai Unique Art Museum from September 17th to January 3rd, 2021. Art Basel will open two online viewing rooms during the coming European autumn. Susan Chen’s Portraits of Asian Americans make their entries in the Meredith Rosen Gallery in New York. Art News week 17-23 August 2020.
A master of the baroque style, Peter Paul Rubens was a productive 17th-century Flemish painter. In his work, you can appreciate the emphasis on colors, sensuality, and movement. He worked constantly with portraits, landscapes, historical allegories, and mythological paintings.
Luchita Hurtado died last August 13 at age 99 in his home in Santa Monica, United States. Tarek Atoui has won the Suzanne Deal Booth / FLAG Art Foundation prize for 2022.
This week the German government took a surprising measure related to the federal budget for art acquisitions. Researchers from the University of Rome have used a plaster cast of the skull of the Italian Renaissance master, Raphael, to make a 3D reconstruction of his face.
The life of an art historian has never been easy. Employment opportunities are almost insignificant in a market of falling demand, low salaries, and limited possibilities. Even under normal conditions, this career is a tough one, with long years of research and training.
The Louvre Museum in Paris, will open for the first time in almost four months. Christie’s will offer seminal paintings by Adrian Ghenie and Cecily Brown as part of ONE: A Global Sale of the 20th Century on 10th July 2020. Recently, the largest ceremonial site in the UK has been discovered buried right next to Stonehenge.
Forbidden City, Beijing reopened to the public on Friday 1st May after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Past home to China’s emperors, the Forbidden City reopening allows only 5,000 visitors daily, down from about 80,000.