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The Art of Collecting African Art

The Art of Collecting African Art

With the rampant development and onrush of contemporary art, artifacts and traditional antiques seem to recede into the past and become the vestiges of old days. To forestall the extinction of historical and cultural art, collectors struggle to find and ...

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The Louvre Plans to Buy Rembrandt’s Artwork

The Louvre Plans to Buy Rembrandt’s Artwork

The Louvre plans to purchase a painting by Rembrandt van Rijn “The Standard-Bearer” (1636). It is an elegant full-size portrait of a standing man, which has been owned by the French branch of the Rothschild dynasty for almost two centuries. ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part II

Despite the great number of exhibitions honoring the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the main art events will be held in Milan. The Italian master spent the most productive 18 years of his life here. In Milan, he ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

Leonardo da Vinci Expositions: Part I

The 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be honored with a great exhibition program covering not only the life and work of the Renaissance master, but also his predecessors and followers. While many are waiting for the Leonardo ...

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“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

In May, Christie’s Auction House will put up the art collection of Dorothy and Richard Sherwood for sale. Major works will be offered in two evening sales – those of impressionist and post-impressionist art pieces and the works by the ...

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The Mauritshuis Purchased Lastman’s Artwork

The Mauritshuis Purchased Lastman’s Artwork

A remarkable painting by Pieter Lastman, the most influential teacher of Rembrandt van Rijn, has been in the wish list of the Mauritshuis for many years. Now this dream has come true – the Friends of the Mauritshuis Foundation with ...

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Goudreaux Painting Will Return to Kiev Museum

Goudreaux Painting Will Return to Kiev Museum

Museum of Western and Oriental Art in Kiev, also known as the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art, has been searching for masterpieces that disappeared from the institution’s art collection during the Second World War for many years. The ...

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Major Retrospective of Derek Jarman’s Daring Art

Major Retrospective of Derek Jarman’s Daring Art

In November, the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in Dublin will open a major retrospective of Derek Jarman’s daring art titled “PROTEST!.” The exposition of 80 artworks created by British film director and artist for the first time will ...

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