Bankrupt Detroit May Force Museum to Sell Van Gogh and Degas Paintings
Bankrupt Detroit May Force Museum to Sell Van Gogh and Degas Paintings – I really do not know what to say about this, other than NO!
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – David Dalby’s “Portrait of Matilda, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827”
Portrait of Matilda, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827. Since I am on the topic of racehorses, why not feature a really great one – Matilda. This early 19th century British Sporting painting by one of England’s top artists, David … More…
Retired racehorse finds calling as abstract painter
Retired racehorse finds calling as abstract painter – I really think this one says it all about the contemporary art market! There is even a gallery selling the works (which can run up to $850) and claims to have a waiting … More…
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion, Queen’s Gallery
In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion, Queen’s Gallery – a nice review of the current show at the Queen’s Gallery Buckingham Palace – Fine Style: the Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion – which runs through October … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Arthur von Ferraris’ “Prayer Time”
Prayer Time. a wonderful Orientalist painting by the 19th century Hungarian artist Arthur von Ferraris that we sold many years ago.
Charles Darwent on visual Houghton Revisited
Charles Darwent on visual Houghton Revisited: There’s much to learn by taking a dim view of art – some nice background information on the exhibition Houghton Revisited (runs through September 29). In 1779 Robert Walpole’s, Houghton’s builder, descendant, George, 3rd Earl … More…
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. 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”
William A. Suys beautiful NYC scene, Salut a Trois Couleurs.
New European Paintings Galleries at the Met
New look for the MET’s European Painting Galleries! New European Paintings Galleries at the Met