Earlier this year, LACMA engaged artist Vera Lutter – through a commission sponsored by Sotheby’s – to create a series of works using camera obscura, her signature technique. Her large-scale photographs depict two-dimensional works from the permanent
Through careful conservation, restoration and adaptive reuse, ASHK’s new home since 2012 is a successfully transformed hub for cultural, artistic and intellectual exploration.
John Singer Sargent painted "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose" between 1885 and 1886, and it has become one of the nation's most popular artworks. The inspiration for the painting came during a boating expedition Sargent took on the Thames.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Versailles, one of the most renowned royal residences and one of the greatest achievements in French 17th-century art.
Featured Museum Network Videos
Meet Vincent - An Introduction to Vincent van Gogh (Full Video)
Schoolboy, junior clerk at an art firm, teacher, bookseller, student and preacher: Vincent van Gogh was all of these before he decided at the age of 27 to become an artist. That decision would change the history of art forever.
Treasures from Chatsworth, Episode 5: The Needlework of Elizabethan Chatsworth
A rare depiction of the original Chatsworth House from around 1550 provides a vital connection to the past. Hundreds of years from now, visitors will look to Johnny Warrender’s many renderings of Chatsworth and its garden for a 21st-century view of t
Egon Schiele | ‘Self-Portrait mit Peacock Waistcoat’
Learn about Egon Schiele's famous and intriguing ‘Self-Portrait with peacock waistcoat,’ and visit the masterpiece through 18 June 2017 at the Albertina.
Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance
Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance is a significant exhibition celebrating the unchallenged master of video art, presented as an innovative dialogue between Viola’s work and remarkable artworks by the great masters of the past.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: July
This month, Tim Marlow recommends a major retrospective devoted to an inventive 20th-century Latin American artist, a lyrical exhibition celebrating the union of art and music and a curious show dedicated to the unlikely heroism of plywood.
Shining a Light on Julio Le Parc's Creative Process
In this short interview with Julio Le Parc, the artist explains his creative process and the use of light in his work.
Made in L.A. 2016: Martine Syms
Martine Syms draws on early cinema history and the language of television for “Laughing Gas,” the pilot episode of a situation comedy titled 'She Mad.'
Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901
1901 marks the breakthrough year when a nineteen-year-old Picasso premiered his work as an artist. Dr Barnaby Wright examines paintings from Picasso’s first pivotal show in Paris.
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: Meet Model and Muse Tanel Bedrossiantz
Model and muse Tanel Bedrossiantz discusses his nearly 30-year career working with groundbreaking French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier.
New Museum Network Videos
First Look: Hercules and the Garden
Experience the thrill of transformation when a larger-than-life Hercules is restored to its gilded splendor in episode three of Sotheby’s original series "Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte", Presented by Hennessy Paradis Imperial.
First Look: Restoring a Masterwork
Episode two of Sotheby’s original series, "Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte", Presented by Hennessy Paradis Imperial, focuses on the intensive effort to save a masterpiece by Charles Le Brun—the favorite painter of Louis XIV.
Announcing the Sotheby’s Prize Winners
The inaugural Sotheby’s Prize has been awarded to two upcoming exhibitions that break new ground. The grant aims to recognize curatorial excellence, and to facilitate exhibitions that explore overlooked or under-represented areas of art history.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: November
This month, discover headlining shows centred on Michelangelo, Mark Bradford, Pipilotti Rist and others, chosen by Tim Marlow, artistic director of London’s Royal Academy of Arts.
American Pioneers at Chatsworth
Take a ride on a 1940s Harley Davidson through the first prominent open-air exhibition of post-war American sculpture in the UK.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: September
Among Tim Marlow’s four recommendations this month: an exhibition charting the resilience of Abstraction and the dreamlike – and sometimes explosive – creations of Cai Guo-Qiang in Russia.
Tim Marlow's Must-See Museum Shows: August
This month, Tim Marlow, the Royal Academy of Arts’s artistic director, chooses five sculpture park projects and exhibitions perfect for end of summer outings.
A Day at the Israel Museum
The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Watch the museum’s teams transform its galleries for new exhibitions and artworks.
The Department of Design and Architecture has amassed a collection of over 10,000 objects – including works from past exhibitions and donor gifts, each reflecting the taste and style of the Department’s curators over the years. Featuring hundreds of