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Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.4 Americas

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors starting 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take...

Joanna Kaszubowska 18 February 2020

Museum Stories

Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin

From February 25th to May 31st, 2020 the Gotthelf Art Gallery at the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture will exhibit the unique works of the Indian...

Maya M. Tola 17 February 2020

Renaissance

3 Things You Might Not Know About the Birth of Venus

It’s Valentines season, so what better thing to do than to meditate on the things you love, and of course, Venus definitively conquers all at...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 14 February 2020

Museum Stories

500 years of Raphael. Exhibitions in 2020

He was sometimes known as Il divino – the divine one – for his expert mastery of space and proportion. And this year, in the 500th anniversary of...

Candy Bedworth 11 February 2020

Museum Stories

Walking the Line: Sofia Mitsola’s Women

For Condo London 2020, Pilar Corrias shares its space with Matthew Brown Gallery, LA. Whilst works by Sedrick Chisom largely occupy the...

Guest Profile 7 February 2020

Museum Stories

Counting Memories, Chiharu Shiota Installation in Katowice

Counting Memories (Sept 7, 2019 – Oct 4, 2020) is a current, site-specific, large scale installation by Chiharu Shiota at the Muzeum Śląskie...

Nadine Waldmann 6 February 2020

Video

BEAUTY. A Short Film by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro

Rino Stefano Tagliafierro is a director, art director and video artist. From museums to the digital world, he explores the spectrum of our...

Christopher Michaut 3 February 2020

Sport

Charles Fazzino – Superbowl’s Officially Licensed Artist

America’s biggest sporting event has its own official artist!  Charles Fazzino is a gifted artist from New York, best known for his...

Maya M. Tola 2 February 2020

How Artworks Can Suffer. The Forbidden City Case and More

Recently, on Monday, January 20th, two Chinese women drove their Mercedes SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing. That event created quite a...

Michel Rutten 30 January 2020

Museum Stories

Troy at the British Museum: Myth and Reality

This excellently curated exhibition on Troy at the British Museum in London takes visitors on a journey spanning thousands of years. There’s...

Chris Dobson 28 January 2020

Six Exquisite Mother-of-Pearl Artifacts from Gujarat

Mother-of-Pearl an iridescent layer carved out of snail shells, usually the Turbo Marmoratus. It is a luminous material that naturally reflects pink...

Maya M. Tola 27 January 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: The Monkey Painter by Jean-Baptiste Chardin

It’s tacky! It’s funny! It’s weird! Yes, Jean-Baptiste Chardin’s The Monkey Painter is definitely not what you would consider in good taste.

James W Singer 26 January 2020