Beckmann-portrait

Max Beckmann Catalogue Raisonné

Brilliant news! The very first catalogue raisonné for the artist Max Beckmann is going online today. He died just over 70 years ago which means his work has entered the public domain. It will contain images of 843 of his paintings, information on more than 5,000 publications and 1,350 exhibitions, as well as details about [read more]

Artemisia-Gentileschi

Goodbye Artemisia!

The clock ticks down to the end of an exhibition that was long in the coming. Unfortunately so few of us had the chance to see it because of the pandemic, though all credit to the National Gallery who tried hard to get and keep the doors open. Alas, in just 9 days the exhibition [read more]

Georgian-Group

Georgian Group Journal

Great News. The Georgian Group has just put online the content of their Journals since publication began. Free and easy to use anyone who is interested will have complete access. First published in 1986 the journal is an authoritative record for early modern architecture in Britain between 1660 and 1840. It is essential reading for anyone [read more]

Sale of the Century

  The count down is on as we get ever closer to the sale of the century from Sotheby’s. Having tempted the Arab market by jetting the painting across for a viewing of, incredibly, just one day (they sense where the buyer might come from at this level) it is poised to become the second [read more]

New Year

A new year and a new section to this site. Here we hope to bring you views and news and a lot between. Having just packed away the decorations from Christmas my mind was drifting across the cards which also need to be cleared and various angels, depicted singing out on high, caught my eye. [read more]