May 26, 2022

Eleven royally arty things to do in the UK over Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee weekend

Over her seven-decade-long reign, Queen Elizabeth II has enjoyed a position atop a list of the largest private art collectors in the world. Indeed, the Royal […]
May 26, 2022

Texts and Translations of Hâfiz

THE only original text of the Dîivân of Hâfiz which can be read with any degree of pleasure, or without impairing and imperiling even the strongest […]
May 26, 2022

A pared down Art Basel in Hong Kong is saved by remote sales and a heightened focus on Asian art

At the two-day preview of this year’s Art Basel in Hong Kong (until 29 May), remote sales and an Asian art focus kept the fair buoyant—though […]
May 26, 2022

What lies behind the twisted forms of Van Gogh’s mountain landscape at the Guggenheim in New York?

The bizarre forms in Mountains at Saint-Rémy (July 1889) are often assumed to reflect Van Gogh’s tortured mind. But in fact the artist has brilliantly captured […]
May 25, 2022

Willem de Kooning’s Woman-Ochre, missing for 30 years after a heist, returns to public view at the Getty Center in Los Angeles this summer

Over 30 years after Willem de Kooning’s painting Woman-Ochre was unceremoniously, and rather viciously, removed from its frame and stolen from the University of Arizona Museum […]
May 25, 2022

Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Spaces in Jason Limon’s Paintings

 Art #acrylic#anatomy#painting#paper#skeleton#skulls Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Spaces in Jason Limon’s Paintings May 26, 2022 Grace Ebert “Cramped” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x […]
May 25, 2022

Meet your new daily obsession, brought to you by the National Gallery in Washington, DC: Artle

Do you ever miss art history class? Specifically the slide quizzes, when you had to identify famous (and not-so-famous) paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs? If so, […]
May 25, 2022

Tiny Human Activities Erupt into Vast Celestial Nightscapes in New Paintings by Oliver Jeffers

 Art #acrylic#night#painting#stars Tiny Human Activities Erupt into Vast Celestial Nightscapes in New Paintings by Oliver Jeffers May 26, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Oliver […]
May 25, 2022

NFTs are accelerating the pace of art crime—here’s how digital sleuths are sharpening their tools to fight wrongdoers online

If you feel as though you are unable to move without news of yet another scam or theft relating to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), spare a thought […]
May 25, 2022

Totally wired: Ruth Asawa’s intricate sculptures come to Modern Art Oxford

In a 1957 photograph by Imogen Cunningham, a baby drinks from a bottle of milk and children play, while their mother, the artist Ruth Asawa, studiously […]