23 April 2019

The Study for a Versailles Masterpiece at Auction

At the Salon in 1810, Jacques-Louis David unveiled Napoleonic commission 'The Distribution of the Eagle Standards' which now hangs at Versailles. His preparatory oil sketch for this large-scale work heads to auction on 1 May.

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3 April 2019

The Female Look: 11 Women Who Changed Photography

Women often end up in the shadows, not least in the art world, but here are eleven female photographers who managed to break through and revolutionise the craft.

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26 April 2019

8 Works of Art in Outer Space 

It all began in the late 1960s, when "Moon Museum", a small ceramic plaque featuring the works of six major artists, such as Andy Warhol, was sent to the moon.

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5 February 2019

The Most Expensive Old Master Female Artist

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun was an immensely successful Rococo portraitist in the 18th and 19th centuries, commissioned to paint European royals, including Marie Antoinette, at a time when the field was limited to female artists.

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3 April 2019

A Rubens Sketch is Discovered in a French Attic

Presumed to be lost for centuries, an oil on wood panel sketch by the Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens was found in an attic in Lille, France and recently sold for almost £1.2 million at auction.

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29 March 2019

From Man to Genius: Michelangelo

Masterful painter, sculptor, architect, and poet, Michelangelo embodies the archetype of modern genius. A major figure of the Renaissance, he is the creator of iconic works of art such as The Statue of David, Pietà, and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Beyond hagiography remain the works, which enjoy the status of masterpieces among all art even today.

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5 April 2019

Casa Perfect: The Shoppable New York Townhouse

The Future Perfect founder David Alhadeff has brought a revolutionary concept to New York's West Village, where a modern townhouse functions as a gallery, boutique and personal residence.

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