Author: Oteri Otobor

Arturo Toscanini / Photo © Spaarnestad
Culture, History

Top 5 composers of the 20th Century

2017 and 2018 sees anniversaries from some of the greats in 20th century classical music, with the centenary of Debussy’s death and the 150th anniversary of Arturo Toscanini’s birth.  With these important anniversaries approaching, why not take a look at our profiles of five of the most influential composers and conductors […]

Art, Culture

Sidney Nolan’s Burke & Wills series

The late, great, Sir Sidney Nolan, one of Australia’s most prominent artists, marks several anniversaries in 2017.  This year sees both the centenary year of the artist’s birth and the 25th anniversary of his death.  To celebrate the life of the internationally acclaimed artist, immerse yourself in Nolan’s Australia, through the […]

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 […]