A major exhibition exploring the relationship between luxury and power in the Middle East and southeast Europe between 550-30 BC, Luxury and power: Persia to Greece, is now open at the British Museum until 13th August 2023.
This major exhibition at the British Museum will explore the relationship between luxury and power in the Middle East and southeast Europe between 550-30 BC.
British Museum to display newly conserved ancient glass vessels damaged in 2020 Beirut port explosion.
The British Museum is to exhibit eight ancient glass vessels which were damaged in the 2020 Beirut port explosion and… Read More
British Museum announces major exhibition: Hieroglyphs unlocking ancient Egypt 200 years after the language was deciphered.
This autumn a major exhibition at the British Museum will mark one of the most important moments in our understanding… Read More
New NFT platform launches featuring works of Katsushika Hokusai in exclusive partnership with British Museum
LaCollection, a new NFT art platform dedicated to museum and institutional collections, launches with an exclusive partnership with the British… Read More
Tabish Khan the @LondonArtCritic normally picks five exhibitions to see in London, but as we’re in lockdown in the UK he has switched to books to read.
The ‘The Trumpeters’ by Nainsukh of Guler – a work “unparalleled in North Indian art” saved from export by the British Museum
A masterpiece by one of India’s greatest painters has been saved from export after being purchased by the British Museum. ‘The Trumpeters’ by Nainsukh of Guler – described as a work “unparalleled in North Indian art”
After a successful tour in which almost 90,000 people across four UK venues visited Portrait of the artist: Käthe Kollwitz, this exhibition of her prints now comes to the British Museum featuring new additions of the artist’s work.
This week I fluctuated around London – from Bloomsbury’s British Museum, to a church in Bethnal Green and back to Mayfair – inhaling the fluid nature of the performances and works I saw. I was so engrossed in this state of flux that I pushed my usual Tuesday column to Wednesday, to make room for Cárdenas’s opening at Almine Rech which took place last night.
The world’s earliest figural tattoos have been revealed on two natural mummies in the British Museum’s collection. Dating to between 3351 to 3017 BC (95.4% probability),
Abstract colour, a decaying painting, food porn, sculpture, technology meets history, cinematic photography, watercolours and crab coffins.
British Museum’s American Dream will touch on many of the themes in the turbulent presidential election
Figures and objects from Mapungubwe, site of the first kingdom in southern Africa, are part of an exploration of 100,000 years of art
Wonder at Botticini’s Paradise, see Turner’s bracing vistas in Edinburgh, and explore the roots of the European winter festival at the V&A
Art critic Tabish Khan brings you five exhibitions to visit this week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you
This week’s top 5 includes Greek nudes, social media, architecture, graceful curves and bronze.
‘Why is it called the British Museum’, I heard someone ask last Saturday ‘when there isn’t anything from Britain?’
This week’s top 5 features Turner, Schiele, Gothic art and literature, a history of Germany and the legacy of war.
This weeks top 5 features architectural photography, Rembrandt, Constable, witches and crashing waves.
The Meroë Head, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, explored in new display @BritishMuseum
On Until – 15th February 2015 Room 3 The Meroë Head, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s… Read More