Renoir’s ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’ Captures the Height of Summer Leisure. Here Are 3 Things You Might Not Know About the Impressionist Icon | artnet News

Outdoor dining is the necessary rage in 2020, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s sumptuous (1881) is one of the most idyllic images of its charms. Now in the […]

A Different View of a Jamaican Dancehall

On the verge of his first major exhibition, Akeem Smith shares a new artwork. Source link

Gordon Parks Dismantled Black-and-White Crime Narratives with Bold Color Photos 60 Years Ago. Now, a New Book Is Reviving Them

“What do we mean by ‘crime’ in America?”  Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, poses this question in an essay that opens an important […]

In Pre-Industrial Europe, Blue Pigments Were Exceedingly Rare. But an Ocean Away, the Mayas Had Their Own, Widely Available Blue

In Europe, before the Industrial Revolution and the invention of synthetic blue paints, artists used blue pigment—which was at times more expensive than gold—exceedingly rarely. Thanks […]

From a Stunning Photo Find to a Tourist’s Selfie-Fueled Sculpture Vandalism: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week | artnet News

Murdoch Buys Into MCH Group – The veteran media mogul James Murdoch bought the controlling stake in Art Basel’s parent company. Introducing Superblue – Pace’s latest initiative, Superblue, […]

$200,000 Art Prize Goes to Tarek Atoui, Innovative Artist Who ‘Shifts Perspectives’ Through Sound

The Contemporary Austin in Texas has announced the latest recipient for its biannual prize, one of the largest in the United States. Tarek Atoui has won […]

A Picture of Change for a World in Constant Motion

What a masterpiece of Japanese printmaking teaches us about the way pictures circulate. Source link

Researchers Create 3D Reconstruction of Renaissance Master Raphael’s Face

At long last, we may now have a clearer picture of what the Italian Renaissance master Raphael looked like. According to a report by the French […]

Art Industry News: How a 3D Reconstruction of Raphael’s Skull Just Solved the Mystery of His Pantheon Tomb + Other Stories

NEED-TO-READ Activists Respond to Southbank Center Cuts – SaveOurSouthbank is striking back at the Southbank Centre, which defended its mass job cuts and refuted 10 claims […]

See the Powerful Trailer for Steve McQueen’s New Work About the Mangrove Nine

Unlike most video artists, Steve McQueen has taken his work to settings outside the context of art galleries and museums and into movie theaters around the […]