The MoMA’s New Picasso Exhibit

    Despite the potential cold and snow that New York can be in the winter, it’s worth going for all to see and do. Not least of which is the current Picasso exhibit at the MoMA- “Picasso  ...

Maurits Cornelis Escher lithographs, illustrations, wood cuts

Dulwich Picture Gallery unveils Maurits Cornelis Escher's (1898-1972) curious and mind boggling illustrations, woodcuts and lithographs for this once in a lifetime exhibition. Escher mastered the technique to capture geometric shapes and extraordinary imagery onto stone and wood which sprouted  ...

NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology

  The fresh and exciting new exhibit at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum (the CJM), displays 14 large pieces that combine art and technology by nine talented artists. Commissioned specifically for this exhibit, the work consists of fascinating and  ...

Lee Miller: A Woman’s War

  This timely major new exhibition of 150 photographs by acclaimed photographer Lee Miller portrays women’s experiences during the Second World War and reflects Miller’s unique insight as a woman and a photographer whose sharply observed and sensitively nuanced  ...

Goya: the Portraits

It's an unsettling experience, standing in front of the little pen and ink study which the Spanish artist Goya made of himself in 1795. He may in fact be concentrating on his own image in a mirror, but it's easy  ...

Roman Silver and Breuguet Watches at the Legion of Honor

  Two new exhibits at the impressive Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco displaying luxury goods are worthy of note. One is a retrospective of the work of the innovative watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet and his successors displaying more  ...

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is a global phenomenon. As well as being one of the most recognizable artists working today, he's famous for his outspoken criticism of the Chinese government and in particular of its record on human rights. So great is  ...

The World Goes Pop

Generally considered to be an Anglo-American phenomenon, Pop Art is most closely associated with artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, whose work offered a colourful and unconflicted commentary on modern commercial culture in screen prints of Campbell’s soup  ...