Link Roundup of The Best in Art News This Week

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 paintingsContinue reading “Link Roundup of The Best in Art News This Week”

News from the Art World

Weekly Link Round Up News from the Art World  Weekly Link Roundup It’s that time again. More fun and fascinating articles from around the Web about Art and the Art World. Click on the links to read more about the topics. The most expensive artwork ever sold at a German auction house went for €4.3m. A GirlContinue reading “News from the Art World”

Ten Things You Should Know About Mark Rothko

1 Despite being an intelligent and academically minded person, Mark Rothko had almost no training in drawing or painting. He did spend some time with the Cubist painter Max Weber but other than that his artistic skills were largely instinctive. How’s that for raw talent?  2 He was a part of the first major AmericanContinue reading “Ten Things You Should Know About Mark Rothko”

Featured Artist Blog Post – Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty

The Dresden-born artist Gerhard Richter is undeniably one of the most important painters of the 20th and 21st Century. He is particularly famous for his overpainted photographs, in which he uses the photograph as canvas. Yet he has also shown himself fluent in a variety of mediums including watercolours and oils. Further still he has produced theContinue reading “Featured Artist Blog Post – Gerhard Richter and The Blurring of Certainty”

Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas

We all know artists can be fussy, especially about all things art related! So where do you start when it comes to Christmas gifts?  Here are a few ideas that will delight even the most difficult of your artistic friends and family.  1 A Sketching Wallet This is one of the best and affordable giftsContinue reading “Ten Things To Buy An Artist This Christmas”