Westminster Magistrates Hear National Gallery Vandalized Painting Case

Westminster Magistrates Hear National Gallery Vandalized Painting Case

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Westminster Magistrates heard a case involving a man accused of vandalizing a painting in the National Gallery. Keith Gregory, 63, was observed complaining about tourists taking pictures of a Gainsborough painting titled, “Mr and Mrs William Hallett,” before attacking it. The painting is also commonly known as, “The Morning Walk.” A […]

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

‘Creature’ Illustrates Breadth, Not Best of The Broad Collection

The Broad is currently showcasing its first thematic special exhibit: “Creature.” While the show, which looks at different approaches to figuration, does not highlight the best of the vast Broad art collection, “Creature” illustrates the breadth of it. “We are all creatures: creatures of habit, of desire, of fear, and of necessity.” is noted at […]

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Art and Alchemy Shine in Getty Exhibits

Centuries before Harry Potter fans heard of the Philosopher’s Stone or Pantone created its Pantone Matching System, medieval alchemists tried to transform matter into gold … and other colors. Three exhibits that opened this week at the Getty Center in Los Angeles shine a light on alchemy and the role it played in art and […]

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