Ai Weiwei Opens in London

Ai Weiwei Opens in London

Ai Weiwei is featured in one of the largest exhibitions in the UK in nearly a decade, with his large scale works on display in the Design Museum in London later this year. Ai Weiwei grew up with his father in political exile, and has always been openly critical of the...
Hercules Fresco Repatriated

Hercules Fresco Repatriated

A Hercules fresco from Herculaneum is one of the 60 pieces of illegally trafficked artifacts being returned to Italy by the United States. Dozens of artifacts, between 1500 and 3000 years old, were recovered from private collections in the past few years. Found in...
Opera Star Seeks New Audience

Opera Star Seeks New Audience

Opera star Sonya Yoncheva is launching a record label to try to connect her art to the new generation. Sonya Yoncheva, 41, is a soprano from Bulgaria, and has sung in many of the largest operatic venues and productions of the last ten years. In 2021 alone, she sang in...
Unconscious Woman, or Art?

Unconscious Woman, or Art?

An unconscious woman in a Soho art gallery prompted police action, but she was actually only a sculpture. She looks quite real. The woman in a yellow hoodie and black leggings, her blonde hair wild, is bent over a crafting table, apparently unconscious with her face...
AI Art Generators

AI Art Generators

AI art generators are fun, but not always ethical. Where’s the line between art theft and homage? AI art generators use procedural algorithms to produce images which resemble what they’ve seen before, ideally without duplicating it. Most of the popular...
Mandy Poche and Her Dress Are Viral

Mandy Poche and Her Dress Are Viral

Mandy Poche has gone viral for turning a plain white cocktail dress into a wearable painting, to match her own art in an opening for her latest collection. Mandy Poche, who goes by Mandy Mae, is an impressionist painter in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Her gallery, Mandy...
New Banksy Art in Ukraine

New Banksy Art in Ukraine

New Banksy art in Ukraine – showing support for the fighters or taking advantage of a tragedy for a global spotlight? Seven new pieces of art attributed to the England-based street artist Banksy have appeared on the walls of destroyed buildings in Ukraine. The artist...
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