Museum Stories

Museum Stories

Lubaina Himid’s Dinner Service at the V&A

In 2017, Lubaina Himid won the Turner Prize (and she was the oldest winner ever, aged 63!). Ten years before she presented her work Swallow Hard: The...

Magda Michalska 14 May 2019

Museum Stories

That’s so Retro(spective): Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York

Frieze 2019 surely had its share of new, quirky works of art, but many of the works on view were in dialogue with the artists and artistic practices...

Sara Miranda 8 May 2019

Museum Stories

La Torre at Fondazione Coppola in Vicenza

After its meticulous restoration, Fondazione Coppola reopens its venue at the Torrione in Vicenza, a center dedicated to contemporary art, with La...

Maria Frazzoni 7 May 2019

Museum Stories

Wim Delvoye, When Art and Craftsmanship Meet Science and Technology

Have you ever seen a pig covered in an oriental carpet, a cement truck with Gothic motives or a silver DNA string with crucifixes? These are the...

Michel Rutten 26 April 2019

Museum Stories

Discover South American Art in MALI, Lima

Welcome to the largest art museum in Peru: The Museo de Arte de Lima, aptly named MALI. It was opened in 1961 and presents around 1,200 works,...

Anthony Royer 25 April 2019

Women Artists

Made for Reflection: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

Let’s take a look at one of the most interesting works in Yayoi Kusama’s career. Was it commercial or high art? A performance or an...

Noa Weisberg 17 April 2019

Finding the Poetry in Joan Miró: Birth of the World

Three paragraphs. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City introduces the exhibition Joan Miró: Birth of the World, with three paragraphs. The...

Howard Schwartz 10 April 2019

Museum Stories

Discover South American Artists in MALBA, Buenos Aires

There is a truly amazing museum in Buenos Aires that is an absolute must for art lovers! I visited MALBA during my travel in South America and got...

Anna Deáki 5 April 2019

Museum Stories

Artista Bambino at Fondazione Ragghianti in Lucca

Inside the walls of Lucca, a small medieval town in the heart of Tuscany, childhood awakens memory and inspires creation in an exhibition inspired by...

Maria Frazzoni 29 March 2019

Sculpture

Art of the Brick – Nathan Sawaya’s Lego Works

Lego springs to mind as one of the key toys of many people’s childhoods. Whether building houses, spacecrafts or just stepping on that elusive...

Nadine Waldmann 27 March 2019

Museum Stories

Painting Norway – Harald Sohlberg at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Meet Harald Sohlberg (1869-1935), the creator of the "National Painting of Norway". He may not be as well-known outside of Norway as Edvard Munch,...

Joanna Kaszubowska 22 March 2019

Museum Stories

Antonello da Messina at Palazzo Reale

An Italian who became the absolute genius of universal painting through a technique of rare precision, a minute realism, the best of Flemish...

Maria Frazzoni 20 March 2019