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
How Edvard Munch's The Scream Became an Icon
In this Episode of Masterworks: Rewind, Sotheby's revisits one of the most iconic pieces of art ever to be auctioned - Edvard Munch's The Scream.
The Painting that Helped Ease Van Gogh’s Most Turbulent Year
In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover Vincent Van Gogh’s The Bedroom one of the artist’s best-known works that now resides in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. An austere painting that projects a feeling of serenity, the work draws paral
Tim Marlow’s Must-See August Museum Shows: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian at the Irish Museum of Modern Art
IMMA in Dublin will present a major overview of legendary Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian’s output, covering a period of 40 years and including previously unseen and newly created pieces.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See August Museum Shows: SITELines.2018 Casa Tomado at Site, Santa Fe
SITE Sante Fe, will host the third edition of its biennial focusing on new and contemporary art from across the Americas. Titled Casa Tomada, it takes its name from the short story by Argentinian writer Julio Cortázar.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See August Museum Shows: Rauschenberg: In and About L.A. at LACMA
New York and Florida may have been Robert Rauschenberg's primary domains, but it was in Southern California where he first visited an art museum and also where he created much of his groundbreaking work.
Tim Marlow's Must-See Museum Shows: August 2018
This month, discover California’s outsize influence on the pioneering America artist Robert Rauschenberg, see the third edition of New Mexico’s famed SITElines biennial, and behold the glittering works of legendary Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See August Museum Shows: Robert Delaunay at Kunsthaus Zürich
A co-founder of Orphism, or as he preferred to call it, ‘pure painting,’ Robert Delaunay led the way for abstract art by using bright hues and primary colours in a movement rooted in cubism.
Liberty Leads the Way in Delacroix's Revolutionary Portrait
In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, explore “Liberty Leading the People”, the iconic image of the French Revolution of 1830 that is now in the collection of the Louvre. Having witnessed the revolution first-hand, Eugéne Delacroix embarked on th
A Rembrandt Masterpiece’s Violent History
In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, immerse yourself in the history and details of Rembrandt’s monumental painting 'The Night Watch’. Perhaps the most celebrated painting of the Dutch Golden Age, 'The Night Watch’ is also a triumph of painting