Spanish painter Miquel Barcelo used over 100 tons of pigments from all over the world to make a 16,000-sqare-foot brightly-colored abstract painting for the United Nations offices in Geneva. “On a day of immense heat in the middle of the Sahel desert, I recall with vivacity the mirage of an […]
At the Edinburgh Art Festival, which starts this Thursday, Sanford Wurmfeld is presenting an E-Cyclorama – a 21st Century version of the once popular 19th Century panorama paintings. The “E” stands for elliptical – the project itself is a giant painting on the inside of a huge cylinder. Pauline McLean […]
According to BBC News, seven German artists are living with lice in their hair in an Israeli museum for three weeks in the name of art. Milana Gitzin-Adiram, chief curator of the Museum of Bat Yam, near Tel Aviv, said: “Art is no longer just a painting on the wall. […]
BBC News reports that online bidding for a wall painted on by graffiti artist Banksy has closed with a final bid of £208,100. However, neither auction site eBay nor seller Luti Fagbenle has confirmed if the bid has been accepted. The painting is on a wall on the side of […]
After awarding Turner Prize to abstract painter Tomma Abts last year, not a single painter makes the 2007 shortlist .