Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman takes a peek behind the curtain of the National Gallery. Frederick Wiseman (France/USA, TIFF Docs) Frederick Wiseman delivers another exhaustive but incisive look at an institution with National...Show More Summary
The exhibit Hyper-Natural: Scent from Art to Design will open at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne later this month. Hyper-Natural is curated by Chandler Burr and the sponsors include Guerlain...
Throughout the autumn season visitors to the National Gallery of Denmark can see the museum?s conservators at work, restoring Albrecht Dürer?s 500 year-old masterpiece The Arch of Honour of Maximilian I. For many years, this artworkShow More Summary
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, on view from September 1 to February 1, 2015, is the final in a trio of exhibitions celebrating the 2012 bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen (1922?2009), a passionate collectorShow More Summary
13 Dec-07 Jun 2015 For their ‘summer blockbuster’, the National Gallery of Australia are presenting this retrospective of the Californian artist – a massive survey...
The "reopening" (and immediate reclosing) of the Hellenic gallery at the Iraq National Museum on August 21, 2014, in the midst of the ISIS onslaught has been covered as a rare bit of good news, in tones promoting it as a show of civilized spirit defying the barbarians at the gate. Show More Summary
River Landscape with Ferry, Salomon van Ruysdael Original is in the National Gallery of Art, DC. Though his name was largely eclipsed by that of his nephew, Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruisdael, early 17th century painter Salomon van Ruysdael contributed to the movement away from the formal Italianate landscapes brought to a peak in the same […]
A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Art will introduce visitors to a period that is largely neglected by art history, yet produced extraordinarily varied, vital, and often stunningly beautiful art. From Neoclassicism to Futurism:...Show More Summary
In the wake of the death of Jean Sutherland Boggs on August 22, at age 92, the National Gallery of Canada offers its heartfelt condolences to her family and salutes her outstanding contribution to the advancement of the visual arts. She will be remembered as one of the NGC?s most effective leaders. Show More Summary
The National Gallery of Art recently released a new children?s app for iPad, NGAkids Art Zone, now available for free download on iTunes. Echoing the style of the popular NGAkids online interactives, this dynamic app contains eight new...Show More Summary
Still Life with Grapes and Game, Frans Snyders In the National Gallery of Art, DC. According to the legend for this piece on the NGA website, still life featuring game and still life in which the primary subject was fruit were considered separate subjects until Snyders started combining them in the early 17th century. Snyders […]
This week in art news: National Museum of Iraq reopens with renovated galleries, embattled Cai Guo-Qiang tortoises head to secret southern climes, recently discovered Phoenician shipwreck may be Mediterranean's oldest, and more.
Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art is an awesome trove, but approaching it requires planning. Most of the gallery's art is not on display at any one time, of course, but some spectacular pieces always are, and they provide the best starting point. Here are ten must-see works recommended by curator Eric Denker.
Samuel Prout, 1783 - 1852, Laundresses before the Wasserturm, Nurembergvia National Gallery of Art The inspiration for today's art came from Lines and Colors which features a lovely French street scene by Samuel Prout. I don't recall...Show More Summary
French Street with a Medieval Turret, Samuel Prout In the National Gallery of Art, DC. The National Gallery’s page says this was done in brush and watercolor, as apparently does the artist’s inscription, but I would have assumed an initial drawing in pen and brown ink. Though it exists in that fascinating boundary between drawing […]
Over the last month, the National Gallery of Jamaica's executive director's leadership was the target of criticism, first via an anonymous letter written to the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper, and then in a blog post written by blogger Annie Paul, which she prefaced by saying: I’ve been closely involved with the...
The Self Portrait by Rubens that graces the Rubens House is being restored. Visitors wishing to view the painting should do so by 7 September 2014; after that, the painting will travel to the National Gallery in London for restoration. Show More Summary
A largely unknown painting which profoundly impressed the poet Wilfred Owen is one of the highlights of a new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Avatar,...Show More Summary
I went to the National Gallery of Victoria a couple of weeks ago for their Italian Masterpieces exhibition and I SAW THE PAINTINGS. “Why the capital letters, bold type and red letters?” you might ask. Because there was a large … Continue reading ?
A masquerade ball for robots is part of an exhibition that brings together robotics, performance art, sound and video at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Dr Wade Marynowsky, a self-described ?anti-disciplinary? artist, creates works that straddle humour and high-camp to surprising effect. Show More Summary