A private collection of photographs belonging to important Italian collector Mario Trevisan will be auctioned by Finarte on April 18th. Here, Barnebys talks to him about how his interest in photography began, his favorite photographs and advice for first-time collectors.
World class tennis, strawberries and cream, the three vital ingredients for a perfect Wimbledon championship! As the annual competition draws to a close, we’ll be taking a look at what makes Wimbledon internationally renowned as one of the finest tennis competitions in the world and its iconic legacy.
Erotic art holds an uneasy place in the art world. In art museums, serene galleries featuring graphic depictions of exposed genitalia and copulating couples are cordoned off by signage alerting the faint of heart to the steamy scenes lying ahead. Even on a web page preceding ''Erotic Art Online,'' the digital companion to Sotheby's ''Erotic: Passion and Desire'' auction on February 15, 2018, the esteemed London auction house posts the following warning: ''Please be advised that this sale includes images of nudity and images of a sexual nature which some viewers may consider indecent.''
Today, in 1954, Cynthia Morris Sherman was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. And although she would go on to adopt many personas and guises, she would be known to the world as Cindy Sherman. Today, Cindy Sherman celebrates her 63rd birthday. We celebrate all things Sherman.
From celebrity-filled nightclubs, to the original paparazzos, Bertolami's auctions this month are an ode to glamor.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, has created - what they are billing as the first ever “true-to-life” museum exhibition recreated using virtual reality technology.
Skinner of Marlborough, Massachusetts, will hold the first auction in the United States to focus solely on vintage photographs produced from 1961 to 1972 by NASA. The auction will pay tribute to John Glenn (1921-2016), the first American to orbit the Earth and Eugene Cernan (1934-2017), the last man on the Moon.
The Guggenheim Museum has removed three works of art which feature live animals from their controversial ''Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World.''
Mario Testino, a name that conjures up images of Kate Moss covered in bright paint; divine pictures of Princess Diana and just about any other face from the world of fashion, Hollywood and glamour.
As part of the Tate Modern's ''Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power'' Solange Knowles has created a multimedia work entitled Seventy States inspired by Betye Saar, the American artist who was part of the Black Arts Movement.
The minds behind Fotografiska, one of Sweden's most attended museums, brothers Jan and Per Broman will be bringing their gallery to New York and London. We sit down with Jan to talk over coffee and kanelbullar (that's cinnamon buns to me and you.)
This September, Earth Works: Mapping the Anthropocene, at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach will open, showcasing photographs by Justin Brice Guariglia of melting glaciers. The location happens to be across from Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's Florida home.
Last night, Phillips ended the block of Contemporary auctions in London with a new record for Wolfgang Tillmans, arguably one of 2017's biggest names.