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“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

“Thérèse on a Bench Seat” by Balthus Gets Auctioned

In May, Christie’s Auction House will put up the art collection of Dorothy and Richard Sherwood for sale. Major works will be offered in two evening sales – those of impressionist and post-impressionist art pieces and the works by the ...

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Artworks by Roberto Matta at the Hermitage Museum

Artworks by Roberto Matta at the Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, received 94 artworks by Roberto Matta (1911-2002) from 24 private art collections and two foundations. Art collectors from the USA, the UK, Israel, Italy, Mexico, France, and Switzerland offered the masterpieces from ...

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Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Where is “Salvator Mundi”?

Few works of art have caused as much intrigue as “Salvator Mundi” (“Savior of the World”) by Leonardo da Vinci. First, the authenticity of the painting was a big question mark. Then, in November 2017, it became the most expensive ...

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William Blake’s Watercolors to Be Shown at Tate

William Blake’s Watercolors to Be Shown at Tate

William Blake’s watercolors were discovered in a second-hand bookstore 18 years ago. William Blake (1757-1827) is regarded as one of the iconic figures of British literature and painting. Since childhood, the artist was having “visions,” which would later become the ...

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The Art Exhibition in Frankfurt: Venetian Color

The Art Exhibition in Frankfurt: Venetian Color

The art exhibition in Frankfurt brought together artworks from 60 museums. Among them are 20 paintings by Titian, as well as art pieces by Giovanni Bellini, Paolo Veronese, religious paintings by Jacopo Palma the Elder, Sebastiano del Piombo and, of ...

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The Mauritshuis Purchased Lastman’s Artwork

The Mauritshuis Purchased Lastman’s Artwork

A remarkable painting by Pieter Lastman, the most influential teacher of Rembrandt van Rijn, has been in the wish list of the Mauritshuis for many years. Now this dream has come true – the Friends of the Mauritshuis Foundation with ...

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Goudreaux Painting Will Return to Kiev Museum

Goudreaux Painting Will Return to Kiev Museum

Museum of Western and Oriental Art in Kiev, also known as the Bogdan and Varvara Khanenko Museum of Art, has been searching for masterpieces that disappeared from the institution’s art collection during the Second World War for many years. The ...

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$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

The large canvas artwork “Judith Beheading Holofernes,” which, according to some experts, was created by Italian artist Caravaggio, can be put up for sale this summer. Despite the fact that art experts have not come to a consensus about the ...

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The British Museum Gets Banksy’s Artwork

The British Museum Gets Banksy’s Artwork

“Di-Faced Tenner” has become the first Banksy’s artwork that has officially received the status of a museum exhibit. The British Museum got its first art piece created by an anonymous street artist. “Di-Faced Tenner” represents a copy of a ten-pound ...

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“Dali Lives” Virtual Art Project

“Dali Lives” Virtual Art Project

The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, launches an extraordinary virtual art project. Starting from April, visitors of the institution will have the opportunity to learn more about the life and work of the great surrealist artist from the ...

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