Taken in the 1820s by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, the world’s oldest surviving photograph was captured using a technique Niépce invented called heliography, which produces one-of-a-kind images on metal plates treated with light-sensitive chemicals.
Gather begins in Niamh O’Malley’s workspace in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (TBG+S), Dublin, where stone, steel, wood, and glass are shaped, composed, and assembled.
The old notion of “slaying the dragon” has had a pervasive presence in our culture for centuries, yet few know the actual origins of the popular expression. One story that certainly increased the phrase's popularity is that of Saint George, an early Christian martyr that served in the Roman army during the fourth century.
Auctioneer Antoine Petit spotted Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s "Philosopher Reading"—which, on June 26, 2021, sold for £6.6 million ($9.2 million)—during a standard estate inventory of a Parisian apartment.
The items—worth an estimated $13 million (11 million euros)—were discovered in the possession of a Belgian collector. This repatriation comes as a result of an international investigation that was launched in 2017.
Dürer was only thirty or thirty-one when he completed the work. Dying at age fifty-six, he prolifically completed over 300 prints, 1000 delicate drawings, and 100 paintings for which twenty-first-century scholars can account.
This year’s annual exhibition by Kingston Gallery’s Associate Artists, which opens in the full gallery space on 'First Friday,' July 2, explores the various ways artists inhabit, capture, and distinguish space.
Dinner Gallery is pleased to present If These Walls Could Talk, a two-person exhibition of new paintings by Rachael Tarravechia and Julia Jo.
Art Nouveau was inspired by nature, spurred on by the Arts and Crafts movement, and served as a fundamental reaction against Industrialization.
In 2002, two titans of British art came together in a private exchange between artist and sitter. After more than a hundred hours, the result was one of the most masterful peer-to-peer portraits ever committed onto canvas.