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“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

“Schwabing Art Trove” – 39 Toulouse-Lautrec Works and more

Posted November 27th, 2013

Drawing, France, Germany, Lost Art, News

It’s hard to believe that this press release about the “Schwabing art trove” from 11 November is the only reaction from the “the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the… Read More

Networking

“Moon” by Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson

“Moon” by Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson

Posted November 12th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Drawing, Internet, Networking

Artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson have launched their Moon project, a platform where users can browse a rotating orb and cover it with their drawings. Moon was launched at the Falling Walls Conference, Berlin, 9 November 2013. Official Info: The instant a touch is… Read More

Shows

Gods and Heroes: European Drawings of Classical Mythology at the Getty

Gods and Heroes: European Drawings of Classical Mythology at the Getty

Posted November 7th, 2013

Art History, Drawing, Europe, Shows

The stories involving the mythical gods and heroes of Greco-Roman antiquity have inspired artists for centuries, testing their abilities to represent complex narratives in visual form. The likes of Venus and Apollo, Hercules and Achilles, have proved to be particularly rich artistic subjects not only… Read More

Shows

The Young Dürer in London: Drawing the Figure

The Young Dürer in London: Drawing the Figure

Posted October 18th, 2013

Art History, Drawing, Germany, Shows

Don’t miss your chance to see outstanding early works by Dürer as well as rare drawings and prints by his contemporaries at the at Courtauld Gallery, many of which have never been seen in the United Kingdom. This exhibition focuses on the remarkable early figure… Read More

Germany

Lost Caspar David Friedrich drawing found at Sotheby’s

Lost Caspar David Friedrich drawing found at Sotheby’s

Posted October 17th, 2013

Art History, Auctions, Drawing, Germany

A lost drawing by German artist Caspar David Friedrich known only from an archive photograph has resurfaced on the international market for the first time since circa 1900. On 20 November 2013 Sotheby’s London will present the drawing as a major highlight of the 19th… Read More

Shows

New light on da Vinci's anatomical drawings in Edinburgh

New light on da Vinci's anatomical drawings in Edinburgh

Posted August 5th, 2013

Art History, Drawing, Renaissance, Science, Shows

Almost 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci’s death, an exhibition that sheds new light on the his groundbreaking studies of the human body opened this Friday at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. Da Vinci’s anatomical drawings have… Read More

Video Spotlight Series 2013

#5 Open Call for Drawings!

#5 Open Call for Drawings!

DEADLINE: 9 September 2013 To promote the visibility of the arts on a local and international scale, ikono invites Berlin based artists to take part in a year-long series of open calls held in collaboration with Artconnect Berlin. Throughout 2013, ikono and Artconnect Berlin will encourage… Read More

Videos

Pardon My Dust

Pardon My Dust

Posted July 19th, 2013

Drawing, Videos

Pardon My Dust, takes you into a world of art very much unexplored and discovers a unique sketch adventure that has become a very special art form. A canvas, many of us have seen, but never used, Peter Han has transformed into chalk art. Witness… Read More

Prints

MoMA establishes Department of Prints and Drawings

MoMA establishes Department of Prints and Drawings

Posted June 17th, 2013

Collections, Drawing, Museums, Prints

The Museum of Modern Art will combine its Department of Prints and Illustrated Books with the Department of Drawings, effective July 1, it was announced by MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry. The Department of Prints and Drawings will be headed by Christophe Cherix, who has… Read More