Young Bomberg and the Old Masters, presented in a finite form, could have been so much bigger, more ambitious, and more intellectually adventurous.
The limited-edition collaboration between the auction house and streetwear site Highsnobiety brands t-shirts and hoodies with Old Master paintings from Sotheby’s upcoming Masters Week 2020.
A recently discovered work by a long-overlooked Baroque painter didn’t attract the interest that Christie’s prestigious Old Masters auction seemed to expect.
Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham’s London shop is hosting an art display of paintings from Sotheby’s Old Master sale.
An unusual detail helped scholars attribute the painting to Otto van Veen: “The rosy cheeks on the model … And not the cheeks on the face.”
Embracing and reinterpreting cultural traditions from which black people have historically been excluded, Awol Erizku reimagines Beyoncé into an idealization that has typically been reserved for white women.
If you can’t say it with words, you can now say it with expressions from Old Masters paintings.
The authenticity of recently “discovered” works purported to be by Frans Hals, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Orazio Gentileschi has been called into question, and they might only be the tip of the iceberg.
“If the great European artists of the past were alive today, what kinds of statements would they need to write to explain and justify their work?”
Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view in the East Gallery of the Frick Collection, is a gathering of ten paintings analogous to the cohort of masterpieces in the Frick’s adjacent West Gallery. Visitors are left free to consider each as representing a unique, if not significant moment in each artist’s career.
After yesterday’s Renaissance GIFs post, which featured the work of James Kerr, our readers alerted us to two other curious projects that remix Old Master paintings.
There are days I when hate the internet, particularly when it recycles the same idea again and again and again as if it were original. The latest (and most egregious) culprit is Lauren Wade and her tired project that photoshops Old Masters until they resemble the proportions of contemporary fashion models.