Daniel’s Value and Ideas #57: The Truth or Something Beautiful

Jackson Pollock is currently the subject of a show at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, where one of his earliest pour paintings, Alchemy (1947), is the centrepiece. He will also be centre stage this summer when Tate Liverpool opens an exhibition of the relatively neglected Black Pouring paintings. This is one of those moments when an icon of art history reveals previously unseen depths.

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ANNIE KEVANS ‘SHIP OF FOOLS’ at FAS LONDON Private View Thursday 26th November

Kevans takes the allegory ‘Ship of Fools’ as the title for her latest series of paintings which addresses her interest in the changing perception of madness and its relationship with societal notions of success and achievement. Towards the end of the Middle Ages, European authorities would deal with their mad denizens by handing them over […]

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Drawing Attention: Rembrandt, Tiepolo,Van Gogh, Picasso and More Dulwich Picture Gallery Through to 17th January

Over the last few decades, the Art Gallery of Ontario has put together arguably the greatest collection of works on paper in Canada. This glorious group of a hundred of the best works ranges from Renaissance Italy to 18th-century France, from 19th-century English watercolours to 20th-century masterpieces by Picasso and Matisse, from German Expressionism to […]

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