And the angel, Gabriel, said to Mary, “Do not be afraid, for you shall bear a son and name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called The Son of the […]
Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the 20th century, or just a fascinating crazy mess?
Margaret Thatcher described him as “that man who […]
Could This Be Love, […]
The Kiss of Betrayal
This magnificent fresco portraying the betrayal of Jesus, was painted by Giotto over 700 years ago in the […]
Hottest new museum to hit USA is the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles! The architecture alone is worth the trip…a honeycombed boxy building tilted on its side filled with natural light.
Andy Warhol painted icons. He painted Marilyn Monroe only after she took her own life. These images deliver a big punch. Mortality stares us in the face…Marilyn’s mortality and our own.
Andy Warhol painted history […]
Ever wondered why we are fascinated and confused by beautiful paintings that have ominous images?
Brain researchers in the field of Neuroscience have increasingly turned their eyes on art in an effort to understand how we see these works of art.
There is a deep portion of the brain, the amygdala, which triggers BOTH negative […]
If you happen to be in Venice between June and November this year, you will find yourself in the midst of the most important art show in the world, the Venice Biennale. The Olympics of art.
Art from 88 countries fills the museums, the palazzos, the canal-fronted warehouses, […]