Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ comes to London

The British Museum has announced an exhibition to show the “raw human emotion” of Edvard Munch’s art, marking the largest UK exhibition for the Norwegian artist in almost a half a century. Among the 83 artworks sourced from around the world is a rare original print of Munch’s most famous work, “The Scream”, which was […]

Shredded Banksy to be shown at German Museum

A private museum in the German town of Baden-Baden will be the first museum to show Banksy’s Love in the Bin, the sensational painting that was shredded by remote control at Sotheby’s in London after it was auctioned. The Frieder Burda museum announced that it will exhibit the viral artwork for one month starting from […]

Celebrating self-portraiture at DC’s National Portrait Gallery

Tattoo artists sometimes cover their legs and arms in tattoos by their own hand as a way to practice their art. Nurses give each other IVs so they can later catch a patient’s vein on the first try. So, for artists, self-portraits simply make sense. Portraiture is a difficult skill to master and, in the […]

Phillips announces New York instalment of ‘American African American’

The market for works by African American artists has seen a dramatic expansion in the past few years. So much so that a fourth of the total $2.2 billion spent on works by African American artists at auction in the past decade took place in the first six months of 2018. Much like most gallerists […]

Six exhibitions you don’t want to miss this year in London

With 2018 firmly in our rear-view mirrors, it’s high time to start venturing into the new year. It’s time to start planning out what we want to do with our weekends and days off. Well, we’ve got you covered with six must-see exhibitions in London so prepare your trips to England’s capital city everyone. ‘Bill […]

A closer look on Gentileschi’s Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Artemisia Gentileschi’s Baroque masterpieces are all about women. They almost always show women in action, asserting their agency and defying the patriarchal oppression of late 16th century Papal Rome. Even when male figures are absent in Gentileschi’s works, like in her “Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria,” currently on display at the National Portrait Gallery […]

Oblique space

In anticipation of the exhibit beginning on January 17, 2019 dedicated to the geometric abstract painter Geneviève Claisse who died in April of last year, the Denise René Gallery’s Marais space offers an exhibit focusing on the oblique. The gallery, which will soon be celebrating its 75th anniversary, draws on its impressive collection of abstract […]