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XAM66129 Death and Life, c.1911 (oil on canvas) by Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918); 177.8x198.1 cm; Private Collection; Austrian,  out of copyright
Art, What's On

Gustav Klimt: 100 years

  In today’s art community, Austrian painter Gustav Klimt‘s stunningly sumptuous images are consistently a popular favourite; his glimmering world of opulence and eroticism is irresistible. An artist far ahead of his time, he is remembered as one of the greatest decorative painters of the twentieth century, with one of art history’s […]

The Painter's Room, 1944 (oil on canvas) , Lucian Freud (1922-2011) / Private Collection / © The Lucian Freud Archive
Art

Top 10 Art Anniversaries: 2017

  Need inspiration?  Love art history?  Have a read through our top ten anniversaries of the art world.  2017 is filled with anniversaries of highly renowned artists from Andy Warhol to Lucian Freud.  Visit our archival calendar for many more anniversaries.   1. Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres 150 years since death. 14th January 1867 […]

Summer Landscape, 2010, water colour, Joan Thewsey / Private Collection
Culture

Pantone Colour of the year 2017: Greenery

  Prepare for a fresh start with Pantone’s Colour of 2017: Greenery: 15-0343.   The 2017 colour, Greenery, is a “refreshing and revitalizing shade”, symbolic of new beginnings, fitting given the cultural and political upheavals felt throughout 2016.   “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we […]