Artists’ Letters: Leonardo Da Vinci to David Hockney

Artists’ Letters is an intriguing collection of 100 carefully selected letters from great artists which provide us with a unique insight into their characters and a glimpse into their lives. Letters and notes from Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Goya, Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, Kahlo, Warhol and Yayoi Kusama are reproduced, some of which include sketches, drawings and […]

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2020, London

Somerset House, London, 8 – 10 October 2020 Highlights: • 36 international exhibitors from across Europe, Africa and North America will showcase work by more than 110 artists at the Somerset House fair and via 1-54 Online Powered by Christie’s • Christie’s also to host a 1-54 pop-up exhibition at the Duke Street Gallery at […]

Goya’s Ghosts

The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Director Milos Forman used Goya’s drawings, especially the series titled “Los Caprichos” (“The Caprices”), for visual inspiration, and the cinematography can truly be called painterly. Like the Goya prints being examined by the good fathers […]

Tenet

The sci-fi action movie Tenet, directed by Christopher Nolan, tackles the twisted values of artworks and the intrigues swirling in the backstage, using the art market as a crime scene. The protagonist, John David Washington plays a CIA agent. Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire […]

Giorgio de Chirico House Museum

Having arrived in Rome in 1944 after extensive periods spent in various European cities and a period in New York, de Chirico settled in the apartment in Piazza di Spagna in 1948 at 60 years of age. Enjoying fascinating views of Trinità dei Monti and Villa Medici, the residence is “strategically” situated at the heart […]

My Rembrandt

Rembrandt’s paintings have lost none of their appeal in the 350 years since his death. Collectors worldwide cherish the magic of the Dutch master’s work. This entertaining documentary shows the passion of a variety of Rembrandt enthusiasts. An eccentric, aristocratic Scot is looking for the ultimate place to hang his beloved portrait of a woman […]

miart Milano 2020

miart Milano presents its first digital edition The international modern and contemporary art fair organised by Fiera Milano and directed by Alessandro Rabottini will be held from 11 to 13 September 2020 in Milan with a VIP preview on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10, as a prelude to the 2021 edition that will take place […]

The Disquieted Muses. When La Biennale Meets History

La Biennale di Venezia, to mark the 125th anniversary of its foundation, is presenting Le muse inquiete (The Disquieted Muses). When La Biennale Meets History, an exhibition by the Historical Archives of Contemporary Arts – ASAC, to be held in the Central Pavilion of the Giardini della Biennale from Saturday, August 29 to Tuesday, December […]