On an otherwise sunny day, a dark thundercloud passed over the sprawling gardens of the Nerdrum's home in Maisons-Laffitte. "Nature providing a little drama for Odd," commented the artist's son Bork Spildo Nerdrum.
The distortions and falsification of biblical history not only led to the persecution of countless numbers of Jews but contributed to the great divide between Judaism and Christianity, which only now is on a path of reconciliation.
You wouldn't ordinarily think of an airport as a venue for an art exhibition, and if you did, that exhibition probably wouldn't be all about antique board games. But that's exactly what's so amazing about the latest show at SFO Museum in San Francisco.
Sometimes, we just want to know the end of the story. Will I get the job, find love, arrive safely? For centuries, people have invented ways to attempt to see into the future or understand the unknown.
Artists and dealers aren't adversaries, but they both need money and when collectors aren't in abundance they tend to look to each other for it. Increasingly, artists are being asked to pay for more and more of the expenses that galleries used to cover automatically.
With the large retrospective Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show. Eine Retrospektive, the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main in Germany wants to highlight her pioneering role as an artist, as a groundbreaking protagonist of the early conceptual, film and performance art.
What better site to explore the shifting modes of perception and the drastic transformations in our experience of time and space than the largely abandoned administrative facilities of the James A. Farley Post Office and future home of Moynihan Station?
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii was a pioneer of photography in Russia and a pioneer of color photography. He was given the task of capturing the old Russia in images, on behalf of Czar Nicolas II in 1909.