Art Galleries

See how the other half lives from the Tate’s balcony

Neo Bankside residents wanted to be close to culture, so they shouldn’t complain about being a little too close<p>In a short but compelling 2011 film in praise of Neo Bankside, a cluster of luxury apartment blocks, Kevin Spacey, then running the Old Vic, stressed their superb location, courtesy of the …

Tate Modern

'Life of Chinese Emperors' on show in Finland

An exhibition named "The Forbidden City -- Life in the Court of Chinese Emperors" is open to public on Friday in Tampere, southwestern Finland.This …

Art

Kim Kardashian Puts Shimmering Bra on Display in Raciest Outfit in Months

<b>Kim Kardashian</b> turned heads with a particularly daring look Friday night.<p>The 36-year-old, who recently announced she lost six pounds, wore a short, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Renowned Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Lysenko's painted bull stares with flat black eyes like a double-barrel shotgun, one of his horns festooned in a mosaic of bright rectangles, the tip of his tail stretched toward a glowing orange globe that may be the sun.<p>Over the years, the painting has become one of the …

World News

J. Robert Oppenheimer

ArtistArnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006SitterJ. Robert Oppenheimer, 22 Apr 1904 - 18 Feb 1967<p>Date1948<p>TypePhotograph<p>MediumGelatin silver …

National Portrait Gallery

Automated Teachers, Augmented Reality And Floating Chairs

Three illustrators envision the classroom of the future.<p>Artists have creatively depicted the future for centuries, from the neo-futuristic visions of …

MOMA

Call for Entries: The RPS International Photography Exhibition

The International Photography Exhibition by The Royal Photographic Society has been a fixture of the photography community since 1854, just fifteen …

Lamp | The Met

The shallow open lamps previously used in the Middle East were replaced by deeper pinched bowls, imported from Greece in Hellenistic times. However, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Current Obsessions: Spring Sales

We’ve been admiring the art of gold leaf, a new Stockholm hotel, and a closet preserved at The Met (not to mention several noteworthy sales). Read on …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Vandal Scrawls ‘Nazi Art’ on a Painting at the Met’s Education Center

Art and Law<p>When confronted, the man told a guard: “Go back to your country!”<p>,<p>A man allegedly vandalized a student painting at the Metropolitan Museum …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Velázquez Portraits: A Closer Look

01:01:50 / 0 Views / Posted on April 21st, 2017<p>34:21 / 0 Views / Posted on April 21st, 2017<p>46:24 / 11 Views / Posted on April 19th, 2017<p>01:02:54 / 7 …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Native American Art Gets Its Rightful Place In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

This is a historic and long overdue decision.<p>The American Wing of the storied Metropolitan Museum of Art has long held a collection of typically “American” artifacts: portraits of wigged colonial leaders, Tiffany chandeliers, Frank Lloyd Wright chairs, silver owned by Paul Revere Jr., quilts by …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The "Mona Lisa" of Medieval Art

While the subject of Da Vinci’s famous Renaissance painting is likely identifiable as Lisa del Giocondo, a.k.a. Lisa Gherardini, her enigmatic …

Medieval

Bob Dylan The Beaten Path: The Silkscreen Collection - Exhibitions

Halcyon Gallery proudly presents The <i>Beaten Path: The Silkscreen Collection</i>, an exhibition of hand-signed silkscreens taken from Bob Dylan’s major …

Coming Home: Modernism and the Shchukin Collection

HENRI MATISSE’S <i>Harmony in Red</i> is one of those famous paintings few have actually seen with their own eyes. Well known is its deluge of patterned …

MOMA

Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz dies at age 86

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, Poland's leading visual artist, has died at age 86, the rector of Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts said Friday.<p>Abakanowicz' work was notable for her larger-than-life, headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open …

Poland

Slidell's Kim Bergeron picked as new STAA executive director

St. Tammany art patrons will get a chance to dress in the perfect tones of spring, drink a signature southern cocktail, and toast the parish's new …

New Orleans

i-D's weekly cultural round-up

<b>Album of the week: Italian Dream House 1989-93</b><br>Ha! Gotcha. You thought this week's album of the week was going to something like Kendrick Lamar. In fact, this week, the favourite album of i-D's weekly cultural round-up is this two volume compilation of low-key Italian house classics. This …

Art

Painting of Decapitated Trump Allowed to Hang in Art Gallery at U of Alaska

A painting depicting the severed head of President Trump hangs in a University of Alaska-Anchorage art gallery with not much fuss at all.<p>Created by …

Painting

Sophia Contemporary Gallery at Art Brussels 2017 | Artinfo

Related<p>Venues<p>Tour & Taxis<p>Sophia Contemporary Gallery<p>Sophia Contemporary Gallery, London will be exhibiting at Art Brussels 2017 from April 21 through …

Art

7 Rising Curators to Watch in 2017

Though artists are obviously the ones making the (art) world go 'round, curators are the ones we have to thank for making their work visible, …

Art

Arabella Worsham's Closet

The Worsham-Rockefeller Dressing Room, the latest addition to The American Wing's suite of historic interiors, has received a refreshed installation …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Magdalena Abakanowicz, Whose Poetic Sculptures Wrestle with the Trauma of World War II, Dies at 86

Abakanowicz.<p>COURTESY CSW<p>Magdalena Abakanowicz, the Polish sculptor whose lyrical art explored the stress of political regimes on individuals and …

Sculpture

Louis Vuitton is Headed To Japan For Its Next Runway Show

The brand's Cruise 2018 show will take place at the Miho Museum.<p>Following last season's show in Rio de Janeiro, Louis Vuitton is taking its Cruise …

Fashion

Luca Signorelli (Luca d'Egidio di Luca di Ventura) | Madonna and Child | The Met

The artist gave this painting to his daughter as a gift in 1507, possibly to celebrate the birth of a child. A student of ancient art and a master of …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Armchair Traveler: Indeterminate

The art world too global for you? Each week, <i>Interview</i> highlights in pictures the shows you'd want to see—if you could jetset from one international …

Museums of Contemporary Art

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On Friday, a federal court ruled against artist David Pulphus and Democratic Missouri Congressman William Lacy Clay. The congressman had filed a …

Tate Modern

Is this painting to be sold in Madrid really a work by Velázquez?

Retrato de niña o Joven Inmaculada (Portrait of girl or Young Immaculate) is due to be auctioned on 25 April at Abalarte in Madrid<p>An x-ray of the …

Painting

More than just flower power

She is one of the most acclaimed and controversial artists of the 20th century. And yet, readings of the New Mexico painter’s work have been surprisingly one-dimensional. A new exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario shifts attention away from <b>Georgia O’Keeffe</b>’s overexposed flower studies and …

Aesthetics

A Fond Farewell to a Veteran Quince

At The Met Cloisters, we treasure history. For this reason, we are particularly saddened to lose one of our four veteran quince trees.<p>While our trees …

Metropolitan Museum of Art