Museum Stories

Museum Stories

John Singer Sargent’s Charcoal Portraits at The Morgan Library

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal opened at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York on October 4th. It is the first-ever museum...

Alexandra Kiely 10 October 2019

Artist Stories

Beatles and Biennales – the Life and Times of Robyn Denny

In a grim and conservative post-war Britain, Robyn Denny burst onto the art scene like a Holi festival colour bomb. He arrived at art school in...

Candy Bedworth 3 October 2019

Abstract Expressionism

Joseph Beuys at BASTIAN Gallery

Joseph Beuys (1921 - 1986), currently on display at BASTIAN gallery, was a controversial German artist, whose work regularly caused public debate.

Isla Phillips 1 October 2019

Contemporary Art

Damien Hirst’s Butterflies- from Tea-trays to Mandalas

Damien Hirst - a prominent Young British Artist (YBAs) and now a billionaire - creates sculptures, paintings and drawings. In all of these forms his...

Isla Phillips 24 September 2019

Museum Stories

Make Everywhere Our New York: Keith Haring Exhibition to Inspire Liverpool Millennials

Why do Keith Haring’s works still matter in 2019? With Brexit approaching the deadline, Tate Liverpool welcomes the first major exhibition in the...

Guest Profile 17 September 2019

Contemporary Art

TAKIS: the Greek Genius that Altered the Course of Post-war Sculpture

After Takis' passing away on 9 August 2019, and with his largest exhibition yet in the UK at Tate, it is important to know about the great Greek...

Errika Gerakiti 15 August 2019

South American Art

Beautiful and Beach-Ready: Botero at Home

Botero's works are probably among the most recognisable in art history. It is enough to look once at one of his plump, "voluminous" characters and...

Anthony Royer 13 August 2019

Museum Stories

The Venice Biennale: 10 Best Pavilions in Giardini

Giardini is a park hosting national pavilions of the Venice Biennale. It has been the ground for the Biennale since its beginning in 1895.

Roma Piotrowska 6 August 2019

South American Art

Discover South American Art in the Museum of Solidarity “Salvador Allende” in Chile

It’s a small and relatively unknown museum but it offers a great collection of modern and contemporary South American and international art. And...

Anna Deáki 5 August 2019

Art Travels

Japan’s Art Island – Naoshima

Over the next year Japan will be hosting the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympics, expecting visitors from all over the world. If you’re an art...

Isla Phillips 23 July 2019

Renaissance

A Special Appearance of Leonardo’s Saint Jerome

A very special painting has just arrived in New York! To honor the five hundredth anniversary of the artist's death, Leonardo da Vinci's Saint Jerome...

Alexandra Kiely 13 July 2019

Women Artists

The Surrealistic World of Dora Maar

The name Dora Maar (1907 - 1997) reminds most people of Picasso. But as well as being his muse and lover, she was also an ambitious and progressive...

Michel Rutten 9 July 2019