Ron Moppett and Damian Moppett, who are also father and son, are established Canadian artists whose works have been collected by the National Gallery of Canada since the early stages of their respective careers. The Gallery acquiredShow More Summary
Big photo gallery of shots from Glen Helen by @Cudby
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery explores the captivating images produced by the unique partnership of Scottish photographic pioneers David Octavius Hill (1802-1870) and Robert Adamson (1821-1848). A Perfect Chemistry comprises...Show More Summary
artistsanimals: Title: Regent Bower Birds Artist: Murray Griffin Date: 1932 Medium: color linocut Size: 16.2 × 21.5 cm Source: National Gallery of Victoria
Jean Antoine Watteau. 1684-1721. Paris. L'échelle de l'Amour. The Scale of Love. Vers 1715. Londres National Gallery. Antoine Watteau (1684–1721) was a French painter whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement, as seen in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens.
This important new exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the ‘yes’ vote in support of removing two references in the constitution that discriminated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Show More Summary
Shanghai's biggest Latin party was a total success! Thousands of folks came out to celebrate the 2nd annual Latin Nations Gastronomic Festival, which combined all of the best pieces of Latin American culture. [ more › ]
When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon I, fled to America in 1815, he packed his collection of 18th-century French painting. In an effort to spread his native country's culture across the United States, he put his works on public display, causing a sensation and inspiring a new American fascination with French art. Show More Summary
noaasanctuaries: Can’t get to your national marine sanctuaries? Thanks to the wonders of 360-degree photography and virtual reality, these underwater treasures now are as close as the tips of your fingers. NOAA’s Office of National Marine...Show More Summary
The National Portrait Gallery is putting a portrait of John F. Kennedy on display in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The pastel portrait by Shirley Seltzer Cooper … Click to Continue »
A Gillian Wearing exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery puts her work in dialogue with her largely forgotten Surrealist inspiration. The post A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun’s Performance of Identity appeared first on Hyperallergic.
"Whatever the intelligentsia nurtures and celebrates in our galleries and academic journals is bound to flow eventually into the nation’s cinemas, through its ballot boxes and toward the swamp of Washington, D.C. The last few months have proven that Trump is not out to drain that swamp. He is its progeny, and we on the […]
In 2003, Jonty Hurwitz found the inspiration for his disorienting new sculptures in London’s National Portrait Gallery. There, he found others who shared his combined love of art and physics: “I wandered into the National Portrait Gallery and stumbled across a strange anamorphic piece by William Scrots (Portrait of Edward VI, 1546). Followed shortly down […]
At the National Gallery of Art in D.C., senior conservator Ann Hoenigswald has used the imaging technology to discover early works (including a major one thought lost) by Frédéric Bazille which, it turns out, he subsequently painted over.
Malcolm Bricklin is almost 80, but he’s still full of ideas it seems. His latest concept is selling art using an inventory system much like that of a car dealer network. Bricklin, the man who brought Subarus and Yugos to the nation, revealed his plans during a recent interview with Automotive News (subscription required). The goal is to turn...
artistsanimals: Title: The Black Cat Artist: Lionel Lindsay Date: 1922 Medium: Wood Engraving Size: 18.2 × 15.3 cm Source: National Gallery of Victoria
The 27th edition of the European Union Film Festival featuring a diverse range of film genres will be held at the National Gallery Singapore this May.
197 paintings, sculptures, and mixed-media pieces made by some of the most well-known and established Canadian and international artists working today have been donated to the National Gallery of Canada. A gift to the nation in celebration...Show More Summary
The National Gallery of Art explores the radical inventiveness of the della Robbia family, the clay and color masters of the Italian Renaissance. The post Della Robbia’s Gloriously Colorful Renaissance Sculptures appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The 20-by-35-foot fabric work, titled Woman, was one of four that the National Gallery commissioned for its new extension in 1978. But not everyone loved it (certain critics in particular had harsh words for it), and it was replaced in 2003. But quite a few visitors were very fond of it, and one, a fledgling […]