Jeff Koons Sued for Copying Old French Advert

American artist Jeff Koons is no stranger to controversy, let alone lawsuits. Adding to the long list of class action lawsuits against the famous American artist, The Art Newspaper reports that Koons is being accused of plagiarising an iconic French advertisement that ran in 1985 in one of his celebrated sculptures, Fait d’Hiver. Franck Davidovici, […]

Exhibit: “Picasso in the eye of Willy Rizzo” an interview with Dominique Rizzo

During the Picasso in the eye of Willy Rizzo exhibit at the Willy Rizzo Study which runs until January 12, 2019 the public will get the opportunity to discover over 40 photographs, often unedited but always fascinating, from the great master of photography Willy Rizzo. An interview with Dominique Rizzo introduces us to this exhibit […]

Five rising contemporary artists

Trends come and go, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest developments in the art world. It’s easy to get caught up in the glossy images and artist profiles displayed daily on Instagram. But who are the emerging figures that are exciting the critics? Whether you’re keen to learn about award-winning […]

Five controversial actions by Banksy

With his artistic origins rooted in the subculture of graffiti, Banksy aims to provoke by making his audience reflect on social and political issues. He started his career with stencils, and has since explored other art forms, including documentary-making. The British artist – whose fame is enhanced by his anonymity – has become the most […]

Alphonse Mucha’s exhibition at Luxembourg Palace

Originally from the Czech Republic, Alphonse Mucha went on to develop close ties with France due to his prolific career and fame in the country. The Luxembourg Palace is now paying tribute to this extraordinary artist, courtesy of an exhibition created by the Mucha Trust Foundation. It will be on display until January 27, 2019 […]

Musemio: bringing curriculum, museums, and augmented reality together

Is walking through a gallery enough? As we scroll through endless streams of ‘new’ content can the traditional feel of a museum satisfy the senses? Is it ‘enough’ to merely look at artworks and artifacts presented through traditional means? Is to too much to bring together modern technologies and classic venues? Questions like these arise as […]

Egon Schielle and Jean-michel Basquiat are exhibited at the Louis Vuitton Foundation

Two controversial figures of the twentieth century are put under the spotlight at the prestigious Louis Vuitton Foundation from 3 October 2018 until 14 January 2019. The building’s remarkable Frank Gehry architecture provides an appropriate backdrop, inviting the public to embark on an exciting journey through the arts. By daring to juxtapose two artists who […]