For a man forged in the noise and anger of warfare, Eisenhower painted as if he had spent his whole life yearning for tranquillity. You aren’t a politician. You’ve never run for any elective office, anywhere.
Recently, many artists have embraced a fascinating trend: putting a contemporary spin on well-known works of art. From classical paintings to modernist masterpieces, many iconic artworks have been inventively
With every passing year, more and more art is being sold online as opposed to standard settings. Even galleries themselves, traditionally a haven of in-person sales, are seeing more and more online business.
A new exhibition in Melbourne curated by paint-maker David Coles tracks the history of over 200 pigments – some deadly, some revolting, and some so rare and expensive they are no longer in circulation.
High prices for famous 20th-century artworks driven by wealthy collectors from the US, Russia and the Middle East A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat has sold for a record $110.5m (£85m) at an auction New
It's often thought that an artist's stroke is the purest way to perceive their abilities. As a line winds across a paper or canvas, this continuous band can emit powerful emotions. Thus, it's no surprise
Van Gogh and the Seasons, a new exhibition at the NGV in Melbourne, features 49 works from throughout the artist’s career. Ranging from sketches to colourful oil paintings, the works vividly illustrate
What does it take to make a great piece of art? This seemingly simple, yet deeply complex, question has been debated throughout the history of art. Who decides what is “good” art and what is “bad” art?