Cover Stories

Article date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
No Photos on the Dance Floor! 1989-Today at C/O Berlin

A photo exhibition on a subject that denies the camera as the medium comes slightly as a paradox. Nevertheless the exhibition at C/O, ex Amerika Haus in Berlin, calls a various and numerous audience and the question why is quite rhetorical.

Article date: Monday, September 30, 2019
From an Indian Summer and Other Seasons

British artist Clive Head tells about his current exhibition "From an Indian Summer and Other Seasons", that is being displayed by Waterhouse & Dodd through 18 October 2019 in London. "Taken as a whole, this exhibition testifies to my on-going commitment to painting as a response to my existential presence in the world".

Article date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Symbolism in Art: Goldfish

Born in 1869 in Le Cateau, France, Matisse began to paint whilst recovering from an operation. His painting and sculpture work would defy the expectations of the art world and make him one of the best-known artists of the 20th century and the leader of a group of the Fauve group. The Fauve group defied the realism and representation of Impressionism, and instead used strong colour and shapes to express emotion.

Article date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Aestheticized Interview with Nikos Moschos (Greece)

"I think that when your work is directly connected to your life, eventually your views will reflect on your work. Even more when someone’s work becomes the means to deepen and become better acquainted with yourself. My work functions as an allegorical calendar which records my relationship (and possibly the relationship of each one of us) with nature, technology, time and death".

Lead Stories

Article date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Huang Yong Ping, a Contemporary French Artist Passed Away at the age of 65 Huang Yong Ping, a contemporary French artist of Chinese origin, died suddenly on October 19, 2019 at the age of 65. Born in 1954 in Xiamen, Fujian, China, he is recognized as a major figure of avant-garde art in China and world-wide.
Article date: Sunday, October 20, 2019
Olafur Eliasson Returns to Tate Modern with 'In Real Life' Exhibition Some artworks introduce natural phenomena such as rainbows to the gallery space. Others use reflections and shadows to play with the way we perceive and interact with the world. Many works result from the artist’s research into complex geometry, motion patterns, and his interest in colour theory. All but one of the works have never been seen in the UK before.
Article date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Once-in-a-Lifetime Exhibition of Masterpieces by Paul Rubens Opens in Toronto Famous at a young age, Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) remains one of the most renowned painters in Western art history. Featuring over 30 large-scale paintings – including several never before shown in North America – and about 20 works on paper, Early Rubens is an ambitious and revealing exhibition of works the Flemish painter produced between 1609 to 1621.
Article date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
The Road to Palmyra in Glyptotek, Denmark The Road to Palmyra is the first special exhibition in Denmark devoted to the culture of ancient Palmyra – an oasis city located in present-day Syria.
Article date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Can Go on Loan to Louvre An Italian court has ruled that Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" drawing can be loaned to France's Louvre Museum, solving an ongoing cultural dispute between Italy and France. The Venice court last week had suspended the loan of the world-famous drawing, which is part of a batch of works by Leonardo and Raphael that the Italian government had agreed to send to Paris.
Article date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Export Bar Placed on Unique 18th Century Work by Joseph Wright of Derby Arts Minister of the UK Helen Whatley has placed an export bar on Joseph Wright of Derby’s ‘Two Boys with a Bladder’. The work, completed between 1768 and 1770, is valued at £3,500,000 plus VAT and is at risk of being lost abroad unless a UK buyer can be found.
Article date: Friday, October 18, 2019
£1 Million Fraudulent Art Investment Companies Wound-up by Courts Two companies involved in a fraudulent art investment scheme have been wound-up by the court after abusing almost £1 million of investors’ money.
Article date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Emilie Gordenker New General Director of the Van Gogh Museum The Supervisory Board of the Van Gogh Museum announced today that Emilie Gordenker has been appointed General Director of the Van Gogh Museum. As of 1 February 2020 she will succeed the former General Director Axel Rüger, who is – as of 1 June 2019 - Secretary and CEO at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.
Article date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo are the Joint Winners of the 2019 Booker Prize with The Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other The judges of the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction have awarded on Monday, 14 October the prize to two authors: Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. The 2019 winners will share the £50,000 prize money.
Article date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Reykjavík Art Museum Presents 'Something from Nothing: The Visual Realm of Magnús Pálsson' In Something from Nothing, the focus is on the visual realm found in physical works by Magnús Pálsson. Selected pieces from the early sixties till today reflect the fertile ways of thinking that he has always shown in sculptures, bookworks and two-dimensional works.
Article date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Five Shortlisted Artists Announced for the 8th Edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2019–2021 The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara announced the five shortlisted artists for the 8th edition of the Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Allison Katz, Katie Schwab, Tai Shani, Emma Talbot and Hannah Tuulikki.
Article date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre An exceptional exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci is presented at the Musée du Louvre in the fall of 2019. A unique group of artworks that only the Louvre could bring together, in addition to its outstanding collection of paintings and drawings by the Italian master.
Article date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Presents the “Unknown” Edvard Munch With approximately 140 works that have rarely if ever been exhibited in Germany, the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein- Westfalen presents the “unknown” Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944) at the K20. These paintings, prints, and sculptures were selected by Karl Ove Knausgård (*1968).
Article date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
New Fresco with Gladiators Discovered in Pompeii Archeologists excavating what may have been an ancient Roman drinking den in the ruined city of Pompeii said Friday they have unearthed a well-preserved wall painting of gladiators in action, complete with realistically gory wounds. The 3ft by 4.5ft fresco is located in the Regio V site, in the northern section of Pompeii's archaeological park, in an area not currently accessible to visitors.
Article date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
New £250 Million Culture Investment Fund Launched in the UK Innovative cultural projects, libraries, museums and creative industries will benefit from £250m of new funding for the culture and creative sector, the Culture Secretary announced today.

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Symbolism in Art

Article date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Symbolism in Art: Goldfish Born in 1869 in Le Cateau, France, Matisse began to paint whilst recovering from an operation. His painting and sculpture work would defy the expectations of the art world and make him one of the best-known artists of the 20th century and the leader of a group of the Fauve group. The Fauve group defied the realism and representation of Impressionism, and instead used strong colour and shapes to express emotion.
Article date: Monday, September 2, 2019
Rubens and the Symbolism of the Self Portrait Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most important artists of the seventeenth century as well as a successful diplomat, scholar and courtier. His paintings were highly regarded by the nobility and he was an influential figure during most of his lifetime. He specialised in creating altarpieces, history paintings, portraits and landscape work. His unique style captured the Baroque aesthetic.

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William Wegman, Casual, 2002. Courtesy of the artist. From the exhibition Being Human

William Wegman, Casual, 2002. Courtesy of the artist. From the exhibition Being Human

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