[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Splash, one of David Hockney’s most famous works, has sold for more than £23.1m at auction in London. The painting, which depicts the moment a diver hits the water in an LA swimming pool, was sold to an anonymous buyer at Sotheby’s. It is part of Hockney’s trio of works, alongside A Little Splash – which is housed in a private collection and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is exactly what happened to a small museum located in eastern Pennsylvania for five decades. The Allentown Art Museum believed that the painting “Portrait of a Young Woman” they owed since 1961 was made in the studio of Rembrandt van Rijn. But after sending it out for routine maintenance, they learned that the 388-year-old work was in fact made by the Dutch...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]There is nothing more personal and authentic than the art we select for our interiors. The wall art says a lot about us and can-do wonders in conveying our message and setting the desired mood for the space. If you feel ready to head into a more playful realm, the great news is that the seasons ahead promise is even more interesting. With...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Pantone company has designated the colour “Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue” as the Colour of the Year 2020. Position in which it will replace the stormed “Living Coral” of 2019, and the tones “Ultra Violet” of 2018 and “Greenery” of 2017, as a reference colour in many creative fields such as fashion, interior design, graphic design and art in general. PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue Instilling...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Banksy painting that shows the House of Commons occupied by chimpanzees is expected to fetch up to £2 million at auction in October. The painting that is called “Devoted Parliament”, depicts the members of parliament as chimps on the middle of a Commons sessions. This work is created on a nearly 4-meter length canvas, is the largest-known work created on canvas by Banksy...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jeremy Scott dug back into his bag of fashion tricks for Moschino in Milan for Spring 2020. As showgoers arrived at the Palazzo del Ghiaccio's venue-turned-catwalk, the space boasted two life-size Baroque-style frames. It was anyway predictable that the rebel that revolutionized Moschino had an ace up its sleeve when talking about the new collection. The accesories served as picturesque moments for each model on the runway,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It was 1910 when Natalia Goncharova was first censored in Russia after being accused of charges of offending public morals and for creating pornography. Over 100 years later the story repeats itself, but this time is Instagram the one that has gone through censoring the painting "Model (on a blue background)". Everything happened when Palazzo Strozzi, a museum located in Florence, decided to post...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The photographer Robert Frank, one of the most influential of the twentieth century, died Tuesday in Inverness, a small town in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, at 94. Frank, born in Zurich in 1924, arrived in the Big Apple 23 years later and his work The Americans, the hugely influential ensemble of photographs of his adoptive compatriots taken across the United States...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Whether you are trying to decorate a small home, or a bigger one, it can sometimes feel like your options are limited. And although there’s not much you can do to add square footage, wider windows or to add more height to your ceilings, there are plenty of ways to make your apartment feel perfectly put together. The key is taking advantage of the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Located in the remote village of Båly, Norway, “Under” is the largest underwater existing restaurant. Its name has a double meaning, so “under” also means “wonder” in Norwegian. The 495-square-meter restaurant was opened to the public just a couple of months ago, the 20th March 2019. Designed to be as simple as possible, “Under”, takes the form of a monolithic concrete tube that is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]She may have had a horrible death, but while she was alive, Marie Antoninette had no lack of glamour or exquisite interiors. After three years of renovation, the scandalous luxury apartments of the French Queen in Versailles reopen their doors to the public. It seems that this issue, added to the fire of Notre Dame’s Cathedral, might increase notably the number of visitors to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]After the central spire and a large part of the roof of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was burned about month ago, the French government has announced an international competition for architects to propose plans for rebuilding the structure. “The international competition will allow us to ask the question of whether we should even recreate the spire as it was conceived by Viollet-le-Duc,” has...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Top trends in and out for Spring 2019.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="50px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] On trend: Art & Design [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="50px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Discover the trends that will shape market this season! Follow the great new materials, colours, furniture and art tendencies that...

Right a week after the First World War ended as the bloodiest armed conflict in history, Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated to take the path of exile. So started the Weimar Republic in Germany, which unfortunately, despite its name, was not clear on where to base its ideology. Uncertainty plus uncertainty, Germany accepted the status of humiliated nation in the heart of Europe. But in the middle of that scenario some...

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A guy cleaning and restoring a painting might not be one of the most exciting thing to be seen in Youtube. Although this affirmation could be supported by thousands or millions of people, something different occurs when you stop thinking of it, to take action. Everything started when a 32-year-old art restorer decided to upload a video of his restoration project to YouTube. Between an amalgam of tutorials, video diaries, gags...

For some time now, doctors have taken a step forward and started talking about how we set up cities. In 2020, almost the 90% of the inhabitants of the planet will live in urban centres. This fact will show us the importance of living in a great house. Even if we don’t mean great talking just about the size, we should all keep in mind the diverse negative effects caused...

The Miami-based art collector and real-estate developer Jorge M. Pérez has made a donation totalling about $1.5 million to the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid. The gift is divided into a donation of 50 works from Pérez’s personal collection, with an estimated valuation of $1 million, and a cash gift for the museum to make acquisitions for emerging contemporary artists: $200,000 for artists from Spain and $300,000 for artists from Latin...

It is been almost a month since a group of suspects reportedly used angle grinders to cut into a door displaying a Banksy artwork in Paris. The work memorialized the victims of the 2015 attack on the Bataclan venue, in which 90 people were killed. The white stencilled piece showed a girl with downcast eyes, on one of the emergency doors of the iconic Parisian venue. Assailants cut into the door to remove the...

The Metropolitan Museum exhibited an important acquisition added to its private collection last year: the coffin of Nedjemankh, a priest of Heryshef god from Heraklepolis. This piece was running as the centrepiece of a Met exhibition, just until this week, when the institution announced today that it will return it to the Egyptian government after discovering that it had been looted in 2011. A Met spokesman says the coffin was purchased...

This question might look a bit weird. But fortunately, there are some people who really make themselves this question before hanging art. In fact, hanging a painting it easy, but it’s choosing the colour that goes behind it what can be a little tricky. We agree that there’s nothing like art to bring life to your home, whether it’s a valuable piece you bought in a gallery, or a collection of...

Many times many things appear when works are done in an old building, but nobody was prepared for what the architects hired by the firm Óscar de la Renta to found when they threw a wall. The discovery is literally historical: three meters high and six meters wide XVII century mural preserved in really good condition. The artistic treasure was located behind a wall that was thrown on the second floor of...

Fans of spirited and playful watches have a new prospect to mull: whether to buy a limited-edition timepiece featuring a design painted by the singular artist Pigcasso, or not to buy a watch painted by a pig. These two contrary ideas might be the most considered between Swatch fans since Tuesday, when the brand announced its latest collaboration launched in time with the Chinese Year of the Pig. This new...

The Icelandic artist Kristjana S Williams combines Victorian prints with digital technology to create really personal artworks. Full of creatures and exotic landscapes, her last two projects have catapulted her to fame making her develop some senses like her nose, when creating collage for a perfumer brand, and hearing, when designing the cover for an LP. Working between antique picture books and a huge printer, Kristjana S Williams puts together small...

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