‘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 […]

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered

On Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, two Van Gogh paintings worth millions of dollars that were recently recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police were displayed in Naples, Italy during a press conference. The two paintings are titled, “Seascape at the Scheveningen” and, “Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen.” According to the Van Gogh Museum, they were […]

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