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Rashid Johnson: representing anxiety through art

There’s no way around the fact that life has entered into a new norm during the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19. Plans have been put on hold, jobs have entered a time of uncertainty, and staying at home has become a necessity. However, out of anxiety can come creation. In the time that the novel coronavirus […]

Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition one of many to be postponed

UK institutions are beginning to close in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Much like their US counterparts, that began announcing closures in the past two weeks, museums in the UK are starting to follow the advice of Public Health England and closing their doors to help slow the spread of the virus. All major British […]

KAWS takes on AR with global exhibition

Augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR, respectively) have infiltrated the art world more and more, and KAWS has thrown his hat in the ring. Today, the artist, known for his iconic x-eyed figures launched EXPANDED HOLIDAY featuring Companion, KAWS’ signature character. To bring his greyscale pal to AR, the Brooklyn-based artist spent a year […]

La Biennale Architettura 2020 postponed due to coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has continued to spread, people around the globe have taken precautions to help lessen its reach. In its wake, a number of museums and exhibitions have been left shuttered as the pressure of the pandemic continues to be felt. One of the most recent shows to take precautionary action is […]

Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi won’t make National Gallery show, but you can still see it

A forthcoming exhibition of works by Artemisia Gentileschi will further solidify her place among the (male) greats in the art historical cannon. The well-known and loved 17th century baroque artist has recently become a more recognised star, but her presence has been felt by various, often, but not always, women artist, art historians, and feminists. […]

Rare two-sided painting by Aubrey Beardsley on display in Tate Britain exhibition

Aubrey Beardsley is best-known for his black and white, often erotic, illustrations that shocked the masses in the late 1800s. An upcoming exhibition of his works will include his only attempt at oil painting called Caprice (c. 1894) and a surprise gem: its verso. Underpaintings are fairly common when you start examining works but having […]

For three nights only, Louvre extends blockbuster da Vinci exhibition to an all-night affair

Who hasn’t stayed up until midnight to see the premier of a long-anticipated movie? Well, get your coffees ready as the Louvre will be adding tickets to see its blockbuster Leonardo da Vinci exhibition but the catch: the tickets are to see the famed artist’s works at night. From 9pm through 8:30am on the final […]