Restoration of Ghent Altarpiece reveals original painting

Conservators are in the home stretch of the second phase of a massive conservation of the Ghent Altarpiece. Set to finish in just a few weeks on the 24th, the second phase of the project will leave another section of the masterpiece by brothers Jan and Hubert Van Eyck looking good as new, and potentially […]

Five exhibitions to see in London right now

Getting back into the swing of things after the holidays can be a drag. Setting your alarm, packing your lunch, and all the things you were excited to stop doing for a little while are back in full-force. Just because it’s January, though, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. To help out, here are five […]

Magic Art comes to Moscow- a retrospect of Salvador Dalí

There has never been an artist more identifiable than Salvador Dalí- in both his work and his person. The surrealist was a pioneer of the movement, and his influence is unprecedented. His melting clocks of The Persistence of Memory and his elephants with elongated limbs in The Elephants are icons in the artistic zeitgeist. And […]

Man rips £20m work by Pablo Picasso at Tate Modern

Just days ago, a man attacked Bust of a Woman, a 1944 painting by Pablo Picasso. Following the events, the painting was taken to the museum’s conservation team to access the damage while the museum stayed operational. The man allegedly responsible was taken into custody by police and has now been charged with criminal damages. […]

The biggest exhibitions around the world in 2020

From Artemisia to Abramović, Old Masters to Olmecs, and Richter to Roman antiquities, here are 2020’s most anticipated exhibitions around the world. Christo and Jeanne-Claude at the Centre Pompidou in Paris Centre Pompidou, Paris, 18 March-15 June Christo and his late wife Jeanne-Claude first conceived the idea of wrapping the Arc de Triomphe when they […]

Banksy’s ‘Scar of Bethlehem’ unveiled at Walled Off Hotel

Nativity scenes take on a number of appearances, from wooden figurines to plastic light-up props found in the front yards of houses, they come in all shapes and sizes. Just in time for Christmas, Banksy offered up his own rendition of Jesus’ birth. Titled Scar of Bethlehem, Banksy’s version is quite unlike most nativity scenes […]

‘Prête-moi Ton Rêve’ continues to make waves in Dakar

Entering its second leg of a two-year long African tour, a new exhibition is taking the continent by storm. ‘Prête-moi Ton Rêve (Lend Me Your Dream)’ brings together 30 African artists, including Abdoulaye Konaté, Chéri Samba, El Anatsui, Jane Alexander, Ky Siriki, Ouattara Watts, and Zoulikha Bouabdellah, representing a large portion of Africa’s countries. Having […]