Review: Is multi-media blockbuster “experience” Van Gogh Alive really the future of appreciating the Old Masters?

Is this the future of touring blockbuster art exhibitions? That’s the question which springs to mind strolling the shimmering surfaces of Van Gogh Alive – the perplexing “multimedia exhibition experience” currently touring the world, while presenting precisely zero original works … Continue reading Review: Is multi-media blockbuster “experience” Van Gogh Alive really the future of appreciating the Old Masters?

David Hockney launches new $2,000 book with a barmy entrance at Frankfurt Book Fair

It always seemed an auspicious appearance – what exactly was aging English hipster artist David Hockney doing at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the first place? There are certainly edgier places for the 79-year-old icon to launch his new tome … Continue reading David Hockney launches new $2,000 book with a barmy entrance at Frankfurt Book Fair