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Paris exhibition casts El Greco under new light

The first major exhibition in France for the renowned Greek artist, Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541-1614), better known as El Greco, opened yesterday at the Grand Palais. A total of seventy-six works are on display, ranging from his early Greek iconography to his late career portraits made when he was Toledo, Spain. El Greco, while mostly known […]

The statues and sculptures of Montreal

With the changing of the guard from summer to fall almost upon us, the prevalence of outdoor arts events begin to dwindle. Especially in Montreal, where festivals and public events fill up the vast majority of spring and summer, you can feel a total paradigm shift. While the streets aren’t yet snowed in, ceasing almost […]

Terry Allen Kramer’s art and furniture collection is headed to auction

Terry Allen Kramer was best-known for producing the iconic, Tony-winning, Broadway hit shows like Kinky Boots and Movin’ Out. Less-known about her, was her almost equal investment in the arts, amassing a seriously impressive collection of fine and decorative art as well as historic furniture and design works. Before Kramer passed away in May of this year […]

Jean-Jacques Lequeu’s imagination finally finds favour with Paris show

Jean-Jacques Lequeu’s story (1757-1826) is a story of absolute failure. Born in Rouen, he was sent to pursue architecture studies in Rome in his early 20’s. As he made his way back to Paris however, he failed to make a name for himself in both the practice of architecture as well as architecture theory. None […]

Salvador Dalí comes back to life in April…sort of

Salvador Dalí once remarked ‘If someday I may die, although it is unlikely, I hope that people in cafes will say “Dalí has died, but not entirely.”’ This year, the surrealist artist may have gotten his wish 30 years after his death as the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida will bring Dalí back from […]

Lobster telephone by Salvador Dalí to remain in the UK

Lobster Telephone (White Aphrodisiac), one of Salvador Dalí’s renowned lobster phones, will remain in the UK after the National Gallery of Scotland (NGS) acquired it for £853,000. The Surrealist, white lobster telephone was sold at auction to a foreign buyer before UK arts minister Michael Ellis put a temporary export bar on the artwork to […]