Art world to mark 50 years since Picasso’s death

From the Prado museum to the Pompidou Centre and New York’s Met, the art world has mobilised to stage “an unprecedented” 42 exhibitions marking 50 years since Picasso’s death, officials said Monday.

Sam Gilliam, US abstract artist, dies at 88

US abstract painter Sam Gilliam, who was the first Black artist to represent his country at the Venice Biennale fifty years ago, has died at the age of 88, his gallery said Monday. “Sam Gilliam was one of the giants of Modernism,” said Arne Glimcher, the founder of the Pace Gallery in New York. He […]

Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisse: Museum cancels exhibition over alleged fakes

An exhibition in Slovenia claiming to feature works by Picasso, Van Gogh and Matisse was abruptly cancelled this week over fears some works were forged, prompting a police probe on Friday. The National Museum in Slovenia planned to officially open the show on Wednesday this week, entitled “Travels” and featuring 160 paintings owned by the […]