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
Anatomy of An Artwork: Teodora by Giuseppe de Sanctis
Discover the splendor of Roman Empress Theodora in this exceptional painting by Giuseppe de Sanctis. The extremely detailed work is filled with intricate byzantine artifacts and historic Christian iconography, but ultimately centers on the majesty of
James Cook: The Voyages at the British Library
Marking 250 years since the Endeavour set sail from Plymouth, the British Library will present a major exhibition on Captain Jame Cook’s 18th century expeditions that mapped the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia and radically changed western percept
Bacon–Giacometti at Fondation Beyeler
A new exhibition presents parallels between Francis Bacon and Alberto Giacometti, two extraordinary titans of Modern art, and considers their relationship as friends and rivals. For more of Tim Marlow’s must-see April exhibitions, visit Sotheby’s Mus
Raqs Media Collective at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen
Indian artists group Raqs Media Collective, described variously as curators, authors, filmmakers, collaborators and philosophical agents provocateurs, invite viewers to confront the phenomenon of time in their first solo museum show in Germany. For m
The World’s Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art at the Pérez Art Museum Miami
An exhibition devoted to “the beautiful game” of football brings together 50 artworks spanning video, photography, painting and sculpture, including portrait-artist-of-the-moment Kehinde Wiley’s depiction of famed striker Samuel Eto’o. For more of Ti
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: April 2018
This month, mark your calendar for lively exhibitions focused on football and contemporary art, Francis Bacon’s and Alberto Giacometti’s mutual influences and friendly rivalry, as well as the daring multimedia work of Raqs Media Collective, among oth
Anatomy of an Artwork: Andy Warhol's Marilyn Diptych
This monumental work by Andy Warhol, currently on view at the Tate Modern, was painted just a few months after the actresses death. Marilyn Diptych, 1962, is a celebration of her astonishing fame and a commentary on the impermanence of life.
Fearless Now: Claude Monet
In advance of the May auction season in New York, Sotheby’s celebrates brave and creative voices across time – from the pioneering Impressionists in the 19th century to groundbreaking Contemporary artists, collectors and institutions making their own
Tim Marlow’s Must-See Museum Shows: Tacita Dean in London
A collaboration between three major British institutions present three distinct exhibitions by Tacita Dean, addressing genres traditionally associated with painting: Portrait, Still Life and Landscape.