It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best Art-related News from around the Web. What better way to start than with a tribute to our NHS workers?
The artist Aliza Nisenbaum has produced a series of portraits for the Tate Liverpool of doctors, nurses, porters and even a hospital chaplain. She based these paintings on Zoom calls and photographs. You can read more here:
A masterpiece from Renoir is to go on show at the Ulster Museum in Belfast for the first time. ‘La Loge,’ is a picture of a couple watching a play at the theatre and is set to be unveiled Friday 18 December. You can read more about this here:
Maggi Hambling defends her nude sculpture of feminist icon Mary Wollstonecraft by arguing there are plenty of sculptures of men nude. You can read an interview with her here:
Berlin-Based Artist Tracy Snelling Received the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize. Find out more here :
Pantone announces its pandemic colours for 2021 – Ultimate Gray and a bright ‘lemon skin’ yellow. Fascinating reading here:
The abstract Korean-American painter Young II-Ahn died over the weekend in LA at the age of 86. Read more here :
Christie’s has reported a drop in sales for 2020 of 25% but forecasts $1.2Billion in private sales.
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