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Constable sketch found behind another painting at V&A

Constable sketch found behind another painting at V&A

Posted November 27th, 2013

England, Featured Posts, News, Paintings, Romanticism, Talks

A new John Constable oil sketch will go on display tomorrow in the V&A’s Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries after it was discovered at the V&A Museum hidden on the back of Branch Hill Pond: Hampstead, another work by the English Romantic painter. V&A experts… Read More

Shows

Turner and the Sea

Turner and the Sea

Posted November 25th, 2013

England, Paintings, Shows

Throw yourself into Turner’s dramatic depictions of storms, shipwrecks and battles, which revolutionised maritime art and have become some of Britain’s best-loved paintings. This landmark exhibition (until 21 April 2014) brings together an outstanding collection of masterpieces from around the world to explore Turner’s lifelong… Read More

Galleries

New Tate Britain Unveiled

New Tate Britain Unveiled

Posted November 21st, 2013

Architecture, Contemporary Art, England, Galleries

The new Tate Britain is unveiled to the public on 19 November 2013. The transformation of the oldest part of the Grade II* Millbank building by leading architects Caruso St John marks a significant moment for Tate Britain. The unveiling follows the opening in May… Read More

Shows

Georgians Revealed in London – The Making of Modern Britain

Georgians Revealed in London – The Making of Modern Britain

Posted November 19th, 2013

Art History, England, Shows

The British Library opened a major new exhibition, Georgians Revealed: Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain, providing a fascinating insight into life in 18th and 19th century Britain and displaying never before seen artefacts that shed light on today’s popular culture. The exhibition… Read More

Shows

Videos: Adam Curtis – The Desperate Edge of Now in Beirut

Videos: Adam Curtis – The Desperate Edge of Now in Beirut

Posted November 11th, 2013

Contemporary Art, England, Shows

Home Workspace Program is pleased to present Adam Curtis: The Desperate Edge of Now. The exhibition is presented as part of the opening chapter of this year’s program organized and led by Jalal Toufic and Anton Vidokle, and open to all who want to take… Read More

Shows

Lucian Freud in Vienna

Lucian Freud in Vienna

Posted October 10th, 2013

Contemporary Art, England, Paintings, Shows

The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, presents an exhibition of paintings by Lucian Freud (1922-2011), one of the most important artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and a grandson of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. It marks the first time that Lucian Freud’s works have ever been shown… Read More

Shows

Who is the Curator? The Arty Horror Picture Show

Who is the Curator? The Arty Horror Picture Show

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Contemporary Art, Curators, England, Events, Shows

Every October in the city of Derby in England a mysterious, macabre ‘Art’ event is taking place. No one knows who is the organizer of this terrifying event, the uncanny curator, or what the intention of this event is. The documentary you find below tries… Read More

Networking

Art Rules – A Twitter for Art

Art Rules – A Twitter for Art

Posted August 1st, 2013

Contemporary Art, England, Internet, Networking

A new social media platform for the Institute of Contemporary Arts is coming up. Artists and ICA members like Tracey Emin and Jeremy Deller have already been busy testing the site and submitting their own ‘art rules’ to encourage debate with the art community. The… Read More

Videos

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

Posted July 31st, 2013

Documentaries, England, Ireland, Paintings, Videos

“If you really love life, you’re walking in the shadow of death all the time…Death is the shadow of life, and the more one is obsessed with life the more one is obsessed with death. I’m greedy for life and I’m greedy as an artist.”… Read More