Beyond Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, bad boy of Baroque art, defier of precedence and authority, produced strikingly original and emotionally-charged paintings in his short life. Dramatically lit and rich in colour and gesture, his work had an immediate impact on  ...

Picasso Portraits

Revolutionary though the art of Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) may have been, at its core was the human figure, and portraiture was always an important part of his output. In association with the Museu Picasso Barcelona, the  ...

You Say You Want A Revolution?

What is the continuing fascination with the 1960s and what was the impact of that swinging decade on subsequent decades and generations? This major new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the significance and impact of the late  ...

Eva Hesse (2016) – documentary

Eva Hesse had a short but important and impactful career as one of America’s foremost post-war artists. She was way ahead of her time with a style that was all her own - a post minimalist using mixed media  ...

Ed Ruscha and the Great American West

The fresh and creative Ed Ruscha retrospective at San Francisco’s de Young Museum celebrates the artist’s spare and inventive artwork, which simultaneously memorializes and satirizes the American West. The artist’s attraction to popular culture, Pop-commercial graphics and use  ...

Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern, London

A major new retrospective of Georgia O’Keeffe at London’s Tate Modern seeks to challenge standard attitudes to and interpretation of her work as “flowers that look like vaginas”. It was the artist’s husband, amongst others, the photographer Alfred Stieglitz, who  ...