Plates are a rather convenient way to display art, somewhere between ceramic – for the most part, though metals are possible – and painting. Ceramics are in vogue anyway, and as functional objects go, plates are easy to display. In ascending order of price, here are three recent initiatives which have stepped up to the plate:
Despite the wealth of museums and galleries worldwide exhibiting Picasso, the Royal Academy of Arts has managed to create an exhibition which looks at the maestro’s work with fresh eyes. Picasso and Paper features over 300 works
This month the Royal Academy of Arts to present Picasso and Paper, the most comprehensive exhibition devoted to Picasso’s imaginative and original uses of paper ever to be held.
Picasso Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan’ gives a remarkable insight into the work and life of Picasso.
Pablo Picasso Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan’ gives a remarkable insight into the work and life of Picasso.
“Picasso – Birth of a Genius”—the most significant exhibition of work by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) ever to take place in China—will be presented at UCCA
Picasso isn’t strongly associated with setting up ambiguity in his paintings in the same systematic way as Dali is through his ‘paranoiac critical’ method in which elephants become swans etc. However, a couple of motifs from the tremendous show at the Tate may change your mind..
The Museum of Modern Art is heading to the Frank Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris this October. For an exceptional exhibition devoted to the unrivaled collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
The macho man of Spanish painting was obsessed with bulls. For him they were symbols of mythic power, but also impotence and mortality
Art Revolutionaries an exhibition featuring Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder and Julio González comes to London.
Art Revolutionaries is an exhibition inspired by the Spanish Pavilion at the 1937 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, commemorating 80 years since its inauguration
For Art Basel Miami Beach, Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian are hooking up to present “Desire,” an exhibition curated by Diana Widmaier-Picasso, at the Moore Building in the Miami Design District.
The paint-splattered gloves are proof that we worship artists’ relics – from Turner’s paintbox to Pollock’s brushes – as traces of genius in their own right
New records were set at auction, but overall the art market cooled as the frenzy around young artists subsided and collectors in Russia and Brazil felt the pinch
Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, so many great artists have one very furry thing in common: cats.
Armin Boehm: ‘Gravity’, 2015 – oil and fabrics on wood: 110 x 70 cm Assessment of a curation has two… Read More
Shapero Modern is to present as its inaugural exhibition, Natural Selection, a group show highlighting the importance of the study of nature from the Seventeenth Century to the present day.
Leaving behind a significant body of work, FAD takes a moment to remember legendary photographer René Burri
Most days art Critic Paul Carey-Kent spends hours on the train – though this week it was a plane to the South of France. Could he, we asked, jot down whatever came into his head?
A scintillating new show at London’s Courtauld Gallery follows a coming-of-age Picasso as he dips his paintbrush into the colourful underworld of Montmartre
WIN: Freedom not Genius – Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection we have TEN copies for you to WIN.
WIN: About Freedom Not Genius a book about Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection.
As a Christie’s sale is criticised for not offering enough ‘trophy property’, it’s clear to see what the art world has become
A beguiling Freud, a dazzling Matisse, a modest De Haan: will these stolen paintings see the light again?