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Erotica

The Many Rebirths of Venus

Sandro Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is iconic in western art. Alongside the Mona Lisa, it is probably a contender for "most famous painting."...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 20 February 2020

Art Travels

Art Travels: Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Angkor Thom or the 'great city' was the last Khmer empire's capital from the 12th century until its abandonment in the 16th century. At its peak, the...

Maya M. Tola 19 February 2020

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

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 plenty...

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