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Medieval Art

“Angel with Attitude”. Grumpy Angel from The Hyde Collection

Angel is a painting by Niccolò di Ser Sozzo, c. 1350, owned by The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, NY. This is an unusual depiction of an angel with...

Alexandra Kiely 17 August 2019

History of Venetian Carnival Masks

It is not a surprise that every carnival, regardless of its country origin or other characteristics, is traditionally associated with Venetian...

Guest Profile 16 August 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

Windy Paintings for a Breath of Fresh Air

It's so hot in where I live at the moment, the air is stale and inert, everything seems to be suspended in time and space. I'm producing waterfalls...

Magda Michalska 14 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

Women Artists

Nalini Malani – an Introduction

Nalini Malani (b. 1946) is a brilliant contemporary Indian artist. She is both prolific and internationally acclaimed. Nalini Malani, Listening...

Isla Phillips 8 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

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: David Hockney, A Bigger Splash

David Hockney is one of Britain's most well known and influential artists. His iconic style is instantly recognisable. As you hunch over your work,...

Candy Bedworth 4 August 2019

Art History 101

Logomania – Words in Art

What do Jean-Michel Basquiat, The François Vase, Tracey Emin and Xu Bing have in common? Words! So, in the spirit of light summer reading, let's...

Isla Phillips 1 August 2019

Interview

A Secret Revealed in a Dresden Vermeer

Back in 2019, the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections) announced an exciting new...

Alexandra Kiely 31 July 2019

Artist Stories

Thawan Duchanee: “Paintings Are a Way of Expressing Feelings Without Any Explanation”

Thawan Duchanee (1939-2014) was a painter, sculptor and architect from Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. He is Thailand's most celebrated...

Isla Phillips 30 July 2019