Category: painter

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…

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:…

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…

Rare J.M.W. Turner expected to fetch $5.5 million to $8.3 million at auction

The seascape painting is entitled ‘Purfleet and the Essex Shore as seen from Long Reach’ by renowned British painter J.M.W. Turner 05 July 2021 | UROOBA JAMAL |…

David Hockney: Why I’m happy keeping busy at 83

Hockney also had a tip for anyone feeling ‘bored’ and ‘trapped’ in lockdown. 25 April 2021 | Sherna Noah | Belfast Telegraph (original link) Artist David Hockney says…

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