New Tate Modern

Tate Modern, housed in a former 1950s power station on the south bank of the river Thames has, since its opening in 2000, become a visual marker on the London skyline, along with the London Eye, the Gherkin and Big  ...

Painting with Light:

Pride of place in the first room of this exhibition goes to a vast and very odd painting, "The Disruption Portrait", by the 19th-century artist David Octavius Hill. Twenty-three years in the making, it depicts the  ...

A Mapplethorpe weekend

It is a long story, but Los Angeles was able to permanently woo the Mapplethorpe archive away from his home stomping grounds of New York, mounting an extensive exhibition which has engaged the resources of both LACMA  ...

Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective

What do Sarah Jessica Parker, Laura Bush, Taylor Swift, Diana Vreeland, HRH Princess Maria-Chantal of Greece, and Rhianna have in common? Dresses and gowns they have worn are exhibited at the de Young Museum’s super-glam show, “Oscar de la Renta:  ...