Author: Connie de Pelet

Lucian Freud Competition

Posted by Published on October 11, 2018

We are excited to announce the publication of Phaidon Press’s latest release in its series of high-end art literature, a monograph on the work of the great British painter and Bridgeman Copyright artist Lucian Freud. Lucian Freud Competition – Win a signed copy of the book! With more than 480 illustrations, this is the most comprehensive publication to date on one of the greatest painters of the…

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Top Art Exhibitions: October 2018

Posted by Published on September 27, 2018

Exhibition season in London is here! With Frieze, the Affordable Art fair and more, this month our calendars are looking very busy. Be sure to catch all the best current exhibitions and shows to make the most of it!   Picasso: Masterpiece!   Musée Picasso, Paris, 4th September 2018 – 13th January 2019 Through works sourced from The Musée National Picasso-Paris archives and pieces loaned…

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This year’s 11th November marks the centenary of Armistice Day, one hundred years since the end of the conflict of the First World War, the ripples of which are still felt today. As part of a worldwide celebration, English and German governments are calling for bells to be rung in bell towers across both the UK and Germany, with a push for other nations to join the celebration.  …

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Marcel Duchamp: 50 Years Since His Death

Posted by Published on September 24, 2018

Marcel Duchamp rose to notoriety in the 20th Century, pushing the boundaries of what art could be with his scandalous ‘ready-mades’, sculptures and paintings. When researching Duchamp, I came across a clip of an interview between the artist and James Johnson Sweeny, former director of the Guggenheim Museum, produced by the National Broadcasting Company in 1956. The documentary opens on a shot of Duchamp himself…

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