20 June 2018
Though we have plenty of experience of and access to American art here in Britain, this means chiefly American art from the 20th century.
17 March 2018
Film is Tacita Dean’s medium. Not that catch-all of so many contemporary artists, video, but analogue film with all its implicit nostalgia and history. Although Tacita Dean emerged in the 90s, at the height of conceptualism, she’s always been essentially a Romantic.
10 November 2017
In a way, it’s a bit of surprise to find the Pre-Raphs, even some of the grander ones, on view at the National Gallery.
7 November 2017
The Monochrome show at the National Gallery has gained less coverage and generated much less enthusiasm that the current Living Gods show at the British Museum.
Monochrome: Painting in Black And White is an extraordinary new show at the National Gallery in London.
30 September 2017
London’s National Gallery has announced that the decision concerning their Portrait of Greta Moll by Henri Matisse is a welcomed solution to the high-profile case.
28 September 2017
Degas often seems like the odd man out, among the leading artists of the Impressionist Movement.
Bellotto masterpiece, ‘The Fortress of Königstein from the North’, which was due to be exported from Britain, has been saved for the nation and goes on display in Trafalgar Square today (Tuesday 22 August 2017).
16 August 2017
The National Gallery, this Autumn goes monochrome on a journey through a world of shadow and light.
12 July 2017
Chris Ofili’s big tapestry, commissioned by the Clothworkers’ Company and now on view at the Sunley Room at the National Gallery, doesn’t seem to have attracted nearly as much attention as it should have done. It’s a pretty spectacular object, and in addition to that, it ticks all sorts of boxes.
24 March 2017
The National Gallery will unveil a new tapestry by the Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili. Titled the Caged Bird’s Song, the exhibition marks the first time the artist has worked in the medium of tapestry and will include a series of preparatory works on paper in an installation conceived by the artist for the Gallery’s Sunley Room.
23 January 2017
The first ever exhibition devoted to the creative partnership between Michelangelo (1475-1564) and Sebastiano del Piombo (1455-1547), featuring exceptional loans, some of which have not left their collections for centuries is to open at London’s National Gallery in the Spring.
13 October 2016
The new Beyond Caravaggio show in the sepulchral depths of the new wing of the National Gallery deserves to draw a large and enthusiastic public and will in all probability do so.
Artlyst is pleased to present our curated guide to the best London exhibitions premiering this autumn. A number of exciting blockbuster, museum exhibitions, International Art Fairs, and the best emerging art shows are just some of the tempting offerings to expect. There is so much happening in London over the next few months, it is disconcerting but […]
For the past two-and-a-half years, George Shaw has been the National Gallery’s Rootstein Hopkins Associate Artist. Armed with a sketchbook, the teenage Shaw made regular day trips from his home on a Coventry council estate to Trafalgar Square in order to draw from works by artists he found inspiring. In response to this enthusiasm for the Old Masters, his mother bought him […]
It has only been a matter of months since the appalling bombings last November in Paris and just fifteen months since the Charlie Hebdo massacre which saw 12 people killed at the French satirical magazine. Last night London again showed its solidarity with another neighbour, this time the heart and soul of Europe, the city of Brussels. The gathering was somber and […]
17 February 2016
Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, the National Gallery London’s latest feature exhibition, sets out to give visitors the opportunity to (re)discover this important hugely influential 19th century master and to establish his enormous influence by exhibiting his works alongside those he influenced: household names such as Cezanne, Renoir, Gauguin and Matisse. Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) […]
The Louvre, Pompidou and the Musee D’Orsay were closed today as a result of the attacks in Paris which killed nearly 130 people on Friday evening. This is a rare occurrence for the museums and highlights the shape of things to come, including a predicted loss of tourist revenue for the most popular gallery in the world. Meanwhile […]