Next year, prolific Brit artist David Hockney will celebrate his 80th birthday. To honour this, London’s Tate Britain announced back in February that it would stage one of its biggest ever retrospectives.
A Texan couple who grew up dreaming of one day visiting France has made the largest foreign donation of paintings to the Musee d’Orsay since the Second World War. Marlene and Spencer Hays, both aged 80,
They’re on display at the Leopold Museum in Vienna It was during a visit to the Musée d’Ethnographie in Paris that Pablo Picasso became so moved by the shapes, lines, and angles of the African masks that
Happy Mother's Day to Mary, Whistler's mom, "Migrant Mother," and all the other strong women in art. Mary Cassatt is perhaps the most well-known painter of mothers. A contemporary of Edgar Degas during
A brief history of one of art history's youngest, quietest stars. In 1912, Austrian artist Gustav Klimt painted a portrait of a 9-year-old girl. Her name was Mäda Primavesi. Born in 1903, she was the of
Whatever the claims of Johnny Come Latelys such as Damien Hirst and Jeff Koons, Pablo Picasso remains the most controversial artist of all time, a man seen for much of his long career as intent on destroying
Michelin-starred Benares’ take on the classic drink, featuring curry leaf and ginger to winning effect A delicately spiced take on the classic martini that’s deliciously refreshing after a long day. Serves
Painter's Paintings: National Gallery exhibition to showcase artwork secretly collected by vying rival artists
The personal tastes of the world’s most famous artists are to be revealed in a new National Gallery exhibition, showing how they secretly collected their rivals’ work to keep an eye on the competition.