Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery is an enjoyable, romantic exhibition on Impressionism that showcases over 85 works from this popular period of art. Monets and Renoirs hang alongside works from Pissarro and Degas, early Manets scatter the rooms and there's even a Rodin statue.
It was a great year for art shows in the capital but, frustratingly, the big exhibitions were dominated by white male artists. So it is with great delight that the calendar for 2015 sees this challenged in a big way. Here is my list of those art exhibitions in London to put in your diary for 2015.
Ah, Paris! You're oh so beautiful, so romantic, and also, somewhat expensive. The chic boutique hotels, the mouth-watering steak frites, un vin rouge along the Boulevard Saint-Michel - just staying, eating and drinking in the French capital can be a costly experience before you even add on the 'must-see' sights of the city.
A red carpet unfurls along the broad sidewalk of Old Bond Street, leading gallantly to the golden gates of Sotheby's. Cameras flash incessantly as James Bond villains glide through the doors, accompanied by their retired Victoria's Secret models...
Degas' Method opened on the 7th June 2013 at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, Denmark. The paintings, drawings and
Both auction houses and art and antiques fairs are a great place to gain knowledge and see rare treasures before they are sold into a private collection and disappear from public view. Happy hunting.
Art throughout history has proven itself to be thought-provoking and beautiful but how far can we go in trusting and ingesting it as a source of truth?
The Star, or Dancer on the Stage by Edgar Degas (1878) Blink and you might miss it – this painting by Edgar Degas appeared
Vincent van Gogh's famous sunflower paintings display a striking feature more of interest to scientists than art aficionados