Archive for May 2019

Bronx Museum of the Arts to honour the work of Alvin Baltrop

Fifteen years after his death, the Bronx Museum of the Arts is giving Bronx-born photographer Alvin Baltrop (1948-2004) the retrospective he’s long overdue. ‘The Life and Times of Alvin Baltrop’ […]

Anish Kapoor to exhibit at China’s Imperial Ancestral Temple

Anish Kapoor is one of the UK’s more popular and controversial artists. On one hand, he’s won over the hearts of millions who have flocked to Chicago to see Cloud […]

Robert Indiana’s estate seeks legal action to halt reproductions of his best-known works

Nearly a year after the death of Robert Indiana, the artists famous for his ‘LOVE’ and ‘HOPE’ sculptures and prints, the ongoing legal battle that has marred his legacy got […]

Harriet Tubman won’t make $20 bill until after the Trump administration

In 2016, it was announced by, then secretary of the treasury, Jacob Lew of the Obama administration that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the US […]

American painter Alex Katz reinvents Monet’s water lilies at the Orangerie

The American figurative painter Alex Katz first saw Monet’s water-lily paintings for around 1965, at Paris’ Musée de l’Orangerie. But although since the 1950s, he has been making gorgeous paintings […]

Banksy’s unauthorized stint in Venice

The Venice Biennale is in full swing having attracted artists and art-lovers from around the world to view works by the biggest and best names in the art world. With […]

Breaking boundaries of Western art: The work of artist Julio Anaya Cabanding

Spanish Artist Julio Anaya Cabanding challenges the meaning of Western masterpieces by presenting them as displaced trompe l’oeil reproductions in urban spaces. The artist leaves the comfort of his studio […]