Laure de Beauvau-Craon, who led Sothebys France for almost 15 years, died on Saturday, 29 April in Anjou, in the Loire valley, aged 74. Born Laure de Rougemont, she became a princess when she married Marc de Beauveau-Craon, the heir of a noble…
The European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf) returns to Manhattan just eight months after the New York spinoffs launch by the Dutch stalwart in co-operation with Artvest Partners.
This time, the focus is on Modern and contemporary art and design. …
This isn’t just a problem in composition – but, as other arts start to figure out how to support primary caregivers and their creativity, new music can get it together too.
Black Eye Porn “Normally The Guardian publishes all of Rowson’s cartoons, but I don’t think this one. He mailed it to Heathcote who forwarded it to me. Heathcote wrote the lines when I asked him.” — Gerard … read more AJBlog: Straight|UpPublished 2017-04-28 On charging admission at the Met The New York Times reported that […]
How did it get so far in the first place? “Varnished with a Kevlar coating of celebrity sparkle, Bullingdon Club backing and architectural fairy dust, the garden bridge has always seemed capable of surviving every missile of common sense thrown at it. For three years it has been fiercely opposed by supporters of gardens and […]
Why don’t we know more about Giacomo Meyerbeer? “Few things could be further from the same old arias than Meyerbeer (1791-1864). Hardly a corner of the repertory has grown mustier, a puzzling development given the composer’s prominence during his lifetime. In his heyday, Meyerbeer was a uniquely powerful hitmaker, as well as an innovator who […]
The deal: “I want a contemporary colour palette. I want the people of the world that I see around me to be telling those stories. That homogenous world that I see onstage [traditionally]? It’s just not my world. I don’t recognize that.”
Gwendolyn Weiner, daughter of the collectors Ted and Lucile Weiner, donated Modigliani’s “Head” (circa 1913) to the museum in honor of her parents.
The three most popular films at North American cinemas over the weekend have mostly nonwhite casts, with “The Fate of the Furious” still at the top.
His move from performance artist (his most famous piece, “Seedbed,” included him lying beneath a false floor in a gallery, masturbating and speaking to gallery visitors over a hidden mic) to architect “confused his peers and caused his profile in the art world to recede, to the point where many younger artists who were indirectly […]