Perugia has only one saving grace: the Raphael fresco. It’s worth the climb to see it though.
Category: The Art World
The Alighiero Boetti exhibition at the New York Museum of Modern Art is a must see. Boetti brought the world into art. See it. It will change your view of art.
Syria cries out for an artist because artists paint the truth. It reminds us of the blind leading the blind. World War I and all that.
Gershwin thought it was all about An American in Paris. Wrong George. Wrong. It’s all about a fabulous bunch of Americans in Florence and of course, our very own, Royal portrait painter Fiona Graham-Mackay.
A caustic look at the art market which splashed out millions for Munch’s The Scream. It is not even good art. But someone was willing to pay big bucks as an investment. That’s how the art market works.
Fiona Graham-Mackay writes from Florence: All done! Finito! Portocinqo! One month locked away painting. The first three canvases of The Italian Job – just 35 to go by 2013. Ronnie turned up on the Third Day (her life long ambition) and I slammed and bolted the door on her. I’ve got three mobiles. Two landlines. Two websites. Two secretaries and a studio that was feeling unloved. So, I’ve done what I should have done last year: locked myself away to [...]