Spanish Paintings
  • Spanish art masterpieces set for new Bishop Auckland gallery

    December 1, 2014

    Spanish art masterpieces set for new Bishop Auckland gallery A new gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. The gallery will be built by investment manager and art lover Jonathan Ruffer, who owns nearby Auckland Castle. He hopes … Read more […]

  • Picasso Works Auctioned by Sotheby's Bring $4.6 Million

    November 6, 2014

    Picasso Works Auctioned by Sotheby's Bring .6 Million NEW YORK – The unusual auction session entitled “Picasso through the eyes of a connoisseur” held at Sotheby's in New York on Monday brought in $ 4.6 million for almost 100 works of art prepared by the Spanish painter using an assortment of techniques. Read more on […]

  • Chris Ofili's Thumping Art-History Lesson

    November 2, 2014

    Chris Ofili's Thumping Art-History Lesson Spanish moss dangling at the painting's edges lets Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" coil around Judas' suicide and what James Baldwin called "the Negro's past, of rope, fire, torture, castration." These paintings are so different from what came before … Read more on Vulture

  • Inside Paris's reopened Picasso Museum

    October 27, 2014

    Inside Paris's reopened Picasso Museum A largely chronological route takes you from Picasso's earliest works as a teenager in Spain — including the Little Girl in a Red Dress, painted in 1895 when he was about 14 – to paintings produced shortly before his death in 1973. There are also some … Read more on Telegraph.co.uk

  • Two golf events in Bonita help support causes

    October 25, 2014

    Two golf events in Bonita help support causes Forty-plus live and silent auctions and raffles of golf and hockey memorabilia, trips, dinners, fine wines, Chico's fashions and donations by other businesses plus paintings by Christian helped raise approximately $ 27,000. The overall winning team … Read more on The News-Press

  • At the McMullen: Wifredo Lam, an artistic chameleon

    October 20, 2014

    At the McMullen: Wifredo Lam, an artistic chameleon In his 1923 cityscape, "Plaza de Segovia, Madrid,'' painted shortly after arriving in Spain, Lam displays his earlier academic training while imbuing an everyday scene with somber overtones. Page 2 of 2 – Seven years later, the boldly sensual woman in … Read more on Wicked Local Arlington

  • London show celebrates aging, unbowed Rembrandt

    October 19, 2014

    London show celebrates aging, unbowed Rembrandt … last-minute Hail Mary pass.” The painting is a survivor of a mysterious episode in Rembrandt's career. It's part of a huge work depicting a tribal uprising against the Romans. For the 17th-century Dutch, the episode symbolized their liberation from … Read more on Mohave Valley News

  • 'Doing what I love'

    October 2, 2014

    'Doing what I love' In a small studio room tucked away in downtown Coon Rapids, large, painted canvases are stacked next to shelves of sculptures. Several feet away, a piano keyboard and other music equipment rests, and a table across the room displays a stack of CDs. Read more on Carroll Daily Times Herald