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Exhibit: David Hockney’s dazzling hues can make everything else look dull in comparison

‘..there’s a Hockney blue and a Hockney red, in fact a whole palette of bright subtle hues that are totally his own. ‘ Photo: Grand Canyon I, 2017,…

Obituary: John Salt – Painter (84)

John Salt was a British pioneer of photorealist painting, a genre that emerged in late 1960s America Photo: John Salt Bride, 1969 05 January 2022 | Simon Chapman…

How Henri Matisse Revolutionized Traditional Art

One of the first artists to step away from traditional painting altogether was French artist Henri Matisse Photo: The Parakeet and the Mermaid,” 1952–1953 by Henri Matisse. Accompanied…

Epic Games Buys Bandcamp

The gaming giant responsible for Fortnite and Gears of War has promised the two entities share a mission to build an ‘artist-friendly platform’ 05 March 2022 | James…

Art Exhibit: Bob Dylan’s ‘Retrospectrum’

Retrospectrum features over 180 paintings, drawings, ironwork, and ephemera, showcasing the development and range of Dylan’s visual practice, in tandem with that of his musical and literary canon.  Photo:…

The Queen of a Cherished New Orleans Restaurant Calls It a Night

For nearly 40 years, Upperline has been a showcase for JoAnn Clevenger’s vibrant art collection and effusive hostessing. Photo: W. Rush Jagoe V (cropped) 18 November 2021 |…

On Frida Kahlo: Forging her own identity

Her value is not in her stupendous auction prices, but in her hard-won road to artistic greatness 18 November 2021 | Guardian Editorial | The Guardian A late self-portrait…

Andy Warhol Exhibit Big Hit in Tehran

Photo: Fatemeh Rezaei, a retired teacher, stands next to a Marilyn Monroe portrait by American artist Andy Warhol at Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Tehran, Iran, on…

Life After Loneliness: Learning how to Build a New Life for Yourself

After her second divorce, author Saima Mir finally realised that no one was coming to rescue her and she began to build a new world for herself. Photo:…

Jim Jarmusch’s Collages Are Ready for Their Close-Up

The filmmaker has been quietly making small, eerie collages on newsprint for 20 years, with faces switched onto other bodies. Photo: “I can work on them anywhere,” Jarmusch…

Christie’s Auction to Offer Paintings by Radiohead Artist Stanley Donwood

The artist behind Radiohead’s album covers since The Bends in 1996 is selling a series of six huge dystopian paintings at Christie’s online auction next month.  Photo: Stanley Donwood, Residential…

BB King: Were any of his 15 children actually his?

A new biography says paternity would have been impossible for the musician because he was sterile due to illness and an accident Photo: Bluesman BB King performing during…

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