Matthijs Leijenaar

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Matthijs Warner

Follow<p>Matthijs Warner<p>Tavira, Portugal<p>Matthijs Warner Leijenaar is a Dutch artist living and working in Tavira Portugal.<p>Contact: …

Travel Trivia: The Sistine Chapel

Consecrated to the Virgin Mary in 1483, the Vatican’s <b>Sistine Chapel</b> was created by Renaissance men: Sixtus IV and Julius II, popes who commissioned its artworks in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the artists Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, and, most famously, Michelangelo, who …

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“I have to tell you, Andy liked to stay in his hotel room and call New York, order room service,” said Bob Colacello.<p>Read the full story here.

How David Byrne Misread the Creatives of Our Time

When I read David Byrne’s recent Creative Time piece on how the 1% dominates the world, or strictly speaking, the art world, and more specifically, …

Sir Anthony Caro obituary

Britain's finest sculptor since Henry Moore, he broke new ground with his abstract works in metal<p>The career of Anthony Caro, who has died aged 89, was so enduring and substantial that it long seemed part of our permanent British art landscape. We are good at that – ignoring our best artists until …

Qatar's Sheikha Mayassa tops art power list

Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani and family estimated to spend more than £600m a year on art<p>Her full title is Her Excellency Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and although the 30-year-old is a long way from being a household name she has been named the most …

Anthony Caro – a life in pictures

The great British sculptor, known for his bright and large-scale steelworks, has died aged 89. He worked as an assistant to Henry Moore in the 1950s, then went on to change the face of 3D art in the 1960s

The 10 best contemporary still lifes

Art historian Michael Petry chooses works from Marc Quinn and Sharon Core among his favourite contemporary still lifes<p>Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still-Life Tradition by Michael Petry is published by Thames & Hudson (£35)

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

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Bill Murray on Drinking, the Red Sox, and Making Men Weep

And Slovenia, beards, ice luges, dance parties, and barnstorming baseballers<p><b>Bill Murray, comic and tragicomic actor extraordinaire,</b> has held a place in the upper reaches of our esteem for decades. So when we learned that he had recently invested his own money into a new alcoholic beverage — …

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