31 March 2017


Important Picasso Muse Dora Maar Portrait To Be Sold At Christie’s

Femme assise, robe bleue by Pablo Picasso will go under the hammer at Christie’s NY as a highlight of its Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale (Estimate: $35,000,000-50,000,000).

17 November 2016


Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Won By Claudio Rasano

Claudio Rasano has won the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016. His portrait of a Johannesburg schoolboy, on exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, has taken the prestigious £15,000 award.

4 November 2016


Public Appeal Launched To Acquire Final Duke of Wellington Portrait

A public appeal to acquire Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished final portrait of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, has been announced today, Thursday 3 November 2016.

23 May 2015


Cat Paintings: The Mysterious Chat Noir Litters Art History

The mysterious chat noir litters (a pun already? Awesome) art history like so much shed fur; the terribly unsubtle feline companion stealing the show in Manet’s ‘Olympia’, that ice cool white Percy out-cooling Mr and Mrs Clark in Hockney’s portrait. Their irresistible allure peppers art and music –check out Rossini’s ‘Duetto buffo di due gatti’; or, an […]

28 June 2012


Amy Winehouse Anniversary Portrait Unveiled At Camden Tube

It is one year on from the tragic death of Amy Winehouse. To celebrate her life, Art Below have created a special tribute billboard poster, in homage to the late singer. It is painted by the acclaimed artist Johan Andersson, at Camden Town tube station and located on Northern Line Platform 1. The poster is […]

7 June 2012


Kate Middleton Presents Prince William With 30th Birthday Portrait

Kate Middleton has had her portrait painted and will present it to Prince William later this month, as a special gift to celebrate his 30th birthday. A ‘Clarence House’ spokesman revealed  “The commissioning of the Duchess of Cambridge’s first official portrait is currently under way through the National Portrait Gallery,” The NPG is one of […]

11 October 2011


anniversary portrait for Royal Society of Chemistry

    Presentation of the anniversary paintings for Royal Society of Chemistry   As part of the commemorations of year 2011 as the year of chemistry and centenary of Marie Sklodowska Curie’s award of the Nobel Prize, ,Magdalena Rutkowska  has  been working for several months on a project named, “Curieosity” with support from many international […]