A portrait by the English figurative painter Lucian Freud depicting his friend David Hockney has sold for £14.9 million ($20.7 million) with buyer’s premium at London’s Sotheby’s.
A Court of Appeals in New York has ruled that Andy Warhol did not make ‘fair use’ of the original Lynn Goldsmith 1981 photograph
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).
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]