London’s Barbican is reopening after Coronavirus!

Barbican

From 13 July, you’ll be able to return to London’s most central arts and entertainment precinct, the Barbican! From then, its Art Gallery and Conservatory will be open, followed by The Curve on Tuesday 11 August 2020. In line with government guidelines, new safety measures will be in place including operating at reduced capacity, timed […]

Tour the National Gallery in London from your living room

Gallery

Taking a curated look at the collection of one of the world’s greatest galleries is now free and easier than ever – because, you can do it from your living room. In a major new digital program, the Gallery is publishing videos here whereby art curators, professionals and experts take fans and would-be visitors through […]

Dare to dream: See the best of European art from your couch

Woman art gallery

With lockdown in full force in most countries, getting your artistic rocks off is pretty limited to Netflix documentaries, doodling in your sketchbook or perusing the finest world’s collections from your living room. Thankfully, most of the world’s museums and galleries have taken to the lockdown with flair, digitising their collections for your own enjoyment […]

Learn to draw during COVID-19 lockdown with the National Gallery of Victoria

With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic taking over the world, we’re in this for the long haul. So, why not learn to draw? Chances are you haven’t since high school, so, with plenty of time ahead of you and nothing but still life objects to focus on right in front of you, join some leading Australian […]

Telling a story through travel photography – And WIN some of your own by Werner Pawlok

Werner Pawlok Lumas Gallery

An ancient city in Beijing. An idyllic beach in the Bahamas. Heavy rainfall on a lake in Ontario. It’s an incredible world out there, full of magnificent destinations to discover. And with the incredible advancements in camera technology, there’s never been a better vessel to soak up all of those experiences. But what is the […]

London: Freddie Mercury's kimono is coming to the V&A

Kimono

It was 2018 that saw the release of Bohemian Rhapsody, the movie of band Queen and its larger-than-life lead man, Freddie Mercury. And now in 2020, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is bringing him back again by putting his famed kimono on display as part of a larger exhibition. The major fashion exhibition, […]

Lumas does street art: Haring and Basquiat join what's on offer

Lumas art

Lumas Australia have stepped it up a bit, putting on new additions by established and emerging new artists, amongst them Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works are being exhibited at the National Gallery Victoria later this year. Why? Well, their decision’s inspired by responses to the urban street culture of the 1980s, Haring and […]

Love art? LUMAS has the tips to start your own collection

Art

From Melbourne to London and Sydney, there’s absolutely no shortage of access to art. Regardless of your flavour and personal preference, what speaks to you and what you simply like the look of, from National Galleries to local activations like Lumas in Australia there’s enough to choose from. In fact, for those of us who’re […]

London: Artemisia Gentileschi is coming to the National Gallery this April

Art Artemisia

The art of Artemisia is coming to London.

Buying art is possible – London’s Affordable Art Fair is in town

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London , UK 06 Mar 2019.

Walking around some of London’s most renowned galleries like the National Gallery, V&A or Somerset House, it’s easy to convince yourself you’ll never own anything nice for your own walls. Until, you stumble across quaint little (read: massive) art fairs like the Affordable Art Fair, that travels around the UK, and your thinking’s shifted. The […]

Raphael is coming to the National Gallery London

Rafrael

From 3 October 2020 to 24 January 2021, the National Gallery London will host the work of Raphael. He was a painter, draughtsman, architect, archaeologist, and poet who captured in his art the human and the divine, love, friendship, learning, and power, who gave us quintessential images of community and civilisation: Raphael’s life was short, his […]

V&A Museum London: Guo Pei presents first runway show in the UK

Guo Pei dress crow

First things first: Who’s Guo Pei? Remember the yellow gown that Rhianna wore on the red carpet of the Met Gala in 2015? She made that. And many other haute couture pieces as part of her work as China’s largest named couturier in the 21st century. She’s a big deal. And now, the Victoria & […]