Art of Pleasure is a Serious Business
At Versailles from the moment of her arrival King Louis XV's mistress Madame du Pompadour directed and inspired everyone. Untiring in her efforts and quest for perfection the arts in France reached a ...
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Opening Ceremony Blog Exclusive - Spike Jonze Presents: Lil Buck and Yo-Yo Ma
The other day, I was lucky enough to be at an event to bring the arts back into schools and got to see an amazing collaboration between Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presents prize to students at University World Cup
Crown Princess Mary was at Industriens hus in Copenhagen to award students from Stanford University with the winning prize for their start-up idea.
Claude Lorius and Luc Jacquet on Ice and the Sky: 'Climate change is like a war'
The director and subject of a major new movie about the impact of greenhouse gases talk to Catherine Shoard about signing up to fight climate change, engaging petrolheads and launching their film at t...
Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Missing Picasso, disguised as a holiday gift, is recovered in New York
U.S. officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, " Joyeux Noel." They opened it and instead of a $37 “art craft toy” promised on ...
The Women of Pablo Picasso
Picasso's relations with his various mistresses and wives were sometimes overlapping, sometimes, private, and sometimes public. It has been said that Picasso changed his companions as often as he cha...
Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso
Collection of art work by Pablo Picasso.
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presents prize to students at University World Cup
Crown Princess Mary was at Industriens hus in Copenhagen to award students from Stanford University with the winning prize for their start-up idea.
Claude Lorius and Luc Jacquet on Ice and the Sky: 'Climate change is like a war'
The director and subject of a major new movie about the impact of greenhouse gases talk to Catherine Shoard about signing up to fight climate change, engaging petrolheads and launching their film at t...
Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home
Missing for nearly 75 years, a painting by Henri Matisse is being returned to the family of its rightful owner Friday. Seated Woman belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis i...
Ann Mather
Ann Mather (born April 10, 1960) is an English business executive. She currently serves on the board of directors of Google, Netflix, Glu Mobile, Solazyme, MGM Holdings, and MoneyGram International. M...
Roger de Damas
Roger de Damas (4 September 1765 - 18 September 1823) was a French Army officer and Royalist general who fought against the French Revolutionary forces for the Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Naples...
Roger de Damas - Wikipedia