Showing posts from August, 2017

Utah painter who found fame and controversy for religious and political art releases first Trump piece

The rise and fall of the Christian bookstore

This Art museum hired a neuroscientist to change the way we look at art

British artist Zarah Hussain's Numina gives traditional Islamic patterns a digital overhaul

The macabre way martyrs are depicted in Christian art

First private Qatari collector shares major collection at the Museum of Islamic Art

"Painted in Mexico, 1700–1790" coming to Los Angeles County Museum of Art

When art came to the rescue: The intercession of Mary

Behl’s book on Indian art offers visual treat

Famous Rubens painting finds its way home to Belgium

New Jewish identity works by Joel Silverstein at Abrazo Interno Gallery

Beyond Caravaggio and Magritte's stash of snaps – the week in art

Mormons create exhibition of Saudi contemporary art revealing unexpected common ground

Palestinian Museum highlights Jerusalem's isolation


Trump aside, Artists and preservationists debate the rush to topple statues

A designer’s game about arranged marriages, inspired by her own journey

Phallus religious art brings luck in Bhutan — and tourists, too

Oklahoma City exhibition to showcase masterpieces by Rubens, Rembrandt, and Sir Anthony van Dyck

After a long delay, the Palestinian Museum debuts with a star-studded show about Jerusalem

What does the remarkable shortlist for the 2017 Sobey Art Awards say about the changing Canadian Art scene?

Tear down the Confederate monuments—but what next? 12 art historians on the way forward

Man needs beauty out of hunger for God, says author

For collector Tony Kushner, it’s angels over the breakfast nook

Caravan – An Interview with Rev Paul Gordon Chandler on Arts peacebuilding

Israeli artist Shy Abady explores the failure of modern Judaism

Asian Museum works to overcome neglect of Filipino art

Tehran building converted into Calligraphy Museum of Iran

Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue was designed to erase a history we need to remember

‘19th Century Swadeshi Art’ at Akar Prakar Art Advisory, New Delhi

Iconoclasm in America, and a warning about violence

Sex, violence and big bums: Rubens and the birth of modern Europe

NYC Museum (finally) backs call to take down Harlem monument to doctor who experimented on enslaved women

Leonardo DiCaprio to play Da Vinci in film adaptation of Walter Isaacson book

Florine Stettheimer’s next-level use of symbolism, The Cathedrals of Art

4 ways to make this Eid unique

Asian art fetches big at Saffronart's latest auction

Museum of the Bible to offer free admission when it opens in November

Indian Jewish artist turns ‘blue’ at Peninsula JCC

Alice Cooper just remembered he got a Warhol Electric Chair 40 years ago as a birthday gift

Op-Ed: We need to move, not destroy, Confederate monuments

70-ft Budha statue to adorn tourist project in Ghantasala


Overcoming religious prejudice by seeing artistic beauty

Christie's Buddhist bronzes at auction

Artists resign from President Trump's Committee on the Arts & Humanities

Maverick artist Cy Gavin painted his own way from Bermuda to the Rubell Foundation

Painting it black in India

D’Angelo Lovell Williams’s show at Higher Pictures gallery

Dubai-based art collectors give a peek into their collection

Collectors Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi have a thing about Rome