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
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: February 2018
Conceptual artist Danh Vo returns to the Guggenheim Museum for a comprehensive survey, and Austria’s famed artists and friendly rivals Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele are celebrated around the globe. Don’t miss these and more exhibitions chosen by Tim
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: January 2018
Tim Marlow celebrates the new year with the formidable collections of two English monarchs, Grayson Perry’s provocative creations, a moving installation by Doris Salcedo and more.
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.
Witness a Colossal Hercules Statue Turn to Gold
In Episode Three of Sotheby’s original series, Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte Presented by Hennessy Paradis Imperial, discover the French formal garden and experience an awe-inspiring transformation as a colossal Hercules statue is resurrected in pur
Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte – Episode One: Fouquet’s Legacy
In Episode One of Sotheby’s original series, Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte Presented by Hennessy Paradis Impérial, meet Alexandre de Vogüé, whose family has owned and lived in Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte for five generations.
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: December
Investigate the artists’ studio, explore the tradition of working from life, and discover experimental Scottish works of art in Tim Marlow’s selection of this month’s must-see exhibitions.
First Look: The Most Beautiful House Ever – Vaux-le-Vicomte
In episode one of Sotheby’s original series "Treasures from Vaux-le-Vicomte", Presented by Hennessy Paradis Imperial, discover the rich history of one of France’s most spectacular treasure houses.
First Look: A Colossal Hercules in Gold at Vaux-le-Vicomte
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: The Mission to Save a Masterwork at Vaux-le-Vicomte
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.