Tag Archive: National Gallery


  A Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Artemisia Gentileschi has been acquired by The National Gallery, London to balance the presence of female artists in the collection. The painting was… Continue reading

Thomas Cole and Ed Ruscha at the National Gallery, London

  Ruscha’s ten-painting installation installed at the National Gallery in London reminisce of Thomas Cole’s epic five-painting cycle The Course of Empire (1834-6). The painter acknowledges his inspiration and respect for Thomas Cole.… Continue reading

Fourth Plinth commission at Trafalgar Square

  The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist, a work by New York-born, Chicago-based artist Michael Rakowitz, is the latest of Fourth Plinth commission at Trafalgar Square, London unveiled in late March. The sculpture… Continue reading

Axel Rüger

This week, a previously unknown drawing of a landscape of Paris’ Montmartre – the area known as a source of inspiration for many artists – was acknowledged as an authentic work by Dutch… Continue reading

Alec Byrne’s Unseen archives

Proud Central gallery, in London, presents London Rocks: The Unseen Archive by Alec Byrne, until 28th January. The exhibition showcases original portraits, stage set, concerts photos by acclaimed former NME photographer Alec Byrne… Continue reading

Jennifer Sliwka

  Featuring major loans with prestigious provenances, including Pablo Picasso’s Las Meninas (Infanta Margarita María), Olafur Eliasson’s Room for One Colour, Etienne Moulinneuf’s Back from the Market,  Malevich’s Black Square and many more treasures, ‘Monochrome’,  an exhibition… Continue reading

Five Van Gogh Sunflowers on three continents virtually united for the first time

  The Sunflowers series dates from 1888, when Van Gogh left Paris to paint in the brilliant sunshine of the South of France. He rented a house in Arles – ‘The Yellow House’… Continue reading

Save Van Dyck

Born in Antwerp in 1599, Van Dyck was an artistic prodigy who worked as an assistant to Peter Paul Rubens. He came to Britain in 1632 at the invitation of King Charles I,… Continue reading