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Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life set to open at the Tate Britain in June
Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life set to open at the Tate Britain in June

Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life set to open at the Tate Britain in June

LS Lowry and his legacy: The matchstick man is back in vogue at last as Tate Britain showcases first retrospective of Manchester’s controversial painter – a nice article about a very interesting artist from Manchester whose retrospective exhibition will, more than … More…

Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde
Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde

Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde

Brandon Kralik: Todays New Old Masters Outshine the Avante-Garde.  A very good article on contemporary representational art … dovetails with the post I recently added to the AAD Blog.  Like I have always said, there is a much brighter side … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) William A. Suys’s “Salut a Trois Couleurs”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) William A. Suys’s “Salut a Trois Couleurs”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) William A. Suys’s “Salut a Trois Couleurs”

William A. Suys beautiful NYC scene, Salut a Trois Couleurs.

New European Paintings Galleries at the Met
New European Paintings Galleries at the Met

New European Paintings Galleries at the Met

New look for the MET’s European Painting Galleries!   New European Paintings Galleries at the Met

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Louis Valtat’s “Sous-bois & Personnages”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Louis Valtat’s “Sous-bois & Personnages”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Louis Valtat’s “Sous-bois & Personnages”

Sous-bois & Personnages.  here is a little gem by Louis Valtat, painted c. 1920-25, that we sold back in 2009.  

They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 at the Art Institute
They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 at the Art Institute

They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 at the Art Institute

They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 | The Art Institute of Chicago. An interesting exhibition running through June 2nd which explores the art created by the diverse communities that came together in Chicago during the … More…

Collecting Art With François Pinault
Collecting Art With François Pinault

Collecting Art With François Pinault

Collecting Art With François Pinault – the wealthy businessman opens up about his passion for collecting contemporary art.  

Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday
Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday

Art Basel Hong Kong Opens on Thursday

The inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong opened to the public today and has drawn huge crowds of collectors and dealers from around the world. Art Basel has taken over ART HK, a local fair which began in 2008 with just … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) Sally Swatland’s “Luxembourg Gardens”

Luxembourg Gardens.  

On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist
On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist

On the Run With Hans-Ulrich Obrist

““I think the art fair is very much a form of urbanism,” Mr. Obrist said. “I think something really happens to the cities when such a fair happens. The city becomes an exhibition, it’s amazing.”” Who is Mr. Obrist and … More…