The perceptively formulated and compelling paintings of Becker expansively synthesize the historical and fictional solipsism.
9 September 2019
Two exhibitions just opened at a pair of well-respected West End commercial galleries here in London, seem to illustrate the complexity of the contemporary art situation as it is now.
7 January 2019
Irving Penn (1917-2009) was one of the great stars of 20th century American photography, at a time when the United States was becoming the world’s leader in this art form.
23 July 2018
A Chelsea (New York), art/antiques dealer, claims to have found six late paintings by the Abstract Expressionist Willem De Kooning in a New Jersey lock-up storage unit. “What are the odds of finding a De Kooning in a storage unit?” – David Killen David Killen purchased the contents of the locker for $15,000 in Ho-Ho-Kus, […]
20 May 2018
It’s been several decades since the British Artist Colin Smith exhibited in the UK. He has worked almost exclusively overseas during this time, in the USA, Sweden, a long period in a mountain village in Spain, and now is based mainly in Ghent, Belgium.
The Mexican painter Chantal Meza (born 1989) takes us on a deeply moving and challenging journey through the intimate realities of her worlds of beauty and pain.
13 March 2017
George W Bush’s is painting again and this time the joke seems to be over. He is not only getting rave reviews but his book of paintings published on February 28, is currently top of The Washington Post’s list of best sellers.
A new exhibition at the National Gallery is a celebration of monochrome and in particular painting in black and white. Artlyst has curated its own selection.
My new paintings explore the Stroop Effect. They demonstrate that the brain’s reaction time slows down when it has to deal with conflicting information, for example, if the name of a colour, say “RED” is printed in different colour, say blue. When a word’s meaning is combined with distracting information, such as a colour, two […]
Thirty seven paintings by Sir Winston Churchill have been donated to the nation in lieu of £9,404,990 tax, following the death of his daughter. Lady Mary Soames, died last year at 91 and was Sir Winston’s last surviving child. Most of the works are on display at Chartwell, Churchill’s family home in Kent ,which is […]