Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection

Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection, York Art Gallery, York. Closes 5 November 2017. Lord and Lady Attenborough began collecting ceramics by Picasso in 1954 and continued collecting for over 50 years, building one of the most significant private collections in the UK. Highlights from their collection have been loaned to York by the NewContinue reading “Featured exhibition: Picasso. Ceramics from the Attenborough Collection”

Featured Exhibition: Portraits

Retratos. Colecciones Fundación MAPFRE de fotografía, Sala Fundación MAPFRE Recoletos (Paseo de Recoletos 23, 28004 Madrid) The exhibition ‘Retratos’ is on at the MAPFRE Foundation until 3 September 2017. Focusing on portraits in the twentieth century, the exhibition features photographs by Spanish and Latin American photographers such as Alberto García-Alix, Cristina García Rodero, Graciela Iturbide,Continue reading “Featured Exhibition: Portraits”

Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Hélio Oiticica (b. 1937), Tropicália, 1966–67. Plants, sand, birds, and poems by Roberta Camila Salgado. César and Claudio Oiticica Collection, Rio de Janeiro. © César and Claudio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro. Image courtesy Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Photograph by Bryan Conley Hélio Oiticica. To Organize Delirium, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. ClosesContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium”

Featured Exhibition: The challenge of white. Goya and Esteve, portraitists to the House of Osuna

El desafío del blanco. Goya and Esteve, retratistas de la Casa de Osuna/portraitists to the House of Osuna, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Closes 1 October 2017 This displays presents for the first time in the Prado the portrait of Manuela Isidra Téllez-Girón, the future Duchess of Abrantes, which was painted in 1797 by AgustínContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: The challenge of white. Goya and Esteve, portraitists to the House of Osuna”

Closing Soon: Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms @ Met Breuer, New York, 21 March – 23 July 2017

The first monographic exhibition in the United States devoted to Brazilian artist Lygia Pape (1927–2004). A critical figure in the development of Brazilian modern art, and a pioneer of the Neo-Concrete movement. Pape combined geometric abstraction with notions of body, time, and space in unique ways that radically transformed the nature of the art objectContinue reading “Closing Soon: Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms @ Met Breuer, New York, 21 March – 23 July 2017”

El Greco at the Frick Collection, New York: Final weeks

The Frick Collection, New York: El Greco at the Frick Collection. Exhibition closes on 1st February 2015. Henry Clay Frick had a deep appreciation for Spanish painting, particularly the work of El Greco. Frick traveled to Spain twice and acquired three works by the artist between 1905 and 1913. Here they are displayed side by side for the firstContinue reading “El Greco at the Frick Collection, New York: Final weeks”

Last chance to see ‘America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013’

‘America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013’ at the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, closes on 6 April 2014 before moving to the Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico (14 June – 29 September 2014). This exhibition, co-produced with the Museo Amparo in Puebla Mexico, brings together works by 70 artists from eleven countries, ranging from documentary photographers to contemporary artists whoContinue reading “Last chance to see ‘America Latina: Photographs 1960-2013’”