Depressing Days

There's a new exhibit of Natalie Turner's work in London.  Read all about her art and her battles with depression.



New Art


Nothing More, Nothing Less
Pencil
May 2010

Land of Lincoln

Revamping a New York cultural oasis.



Silver Screen

Time was when movie titles were short and punchy.  No more.



New Art


What Is Your Original Face?
Pencil
May 2010

Saving Grace

A fascinating interview with two New York experts on the challenges of art restoration.

Wild and Crazy Guy

Steve Martin's new book deals with the art scene in New York.  Here's what the Independent has to report on the upcoming novel.







On the Block

Some important works are being put up for auction at Sotheby's in London.  Read all about it.



The Incredible Shrinking World

Christopher Orr's art of putting the world in the palm of your hand.



The Unblinking Eye

Photographer Grace Robertson on how she got her shot of a lifetime.



Light Fingers

A major art theft in the heart of Paris.



New Art


Luna
Pencil
May 2010

The Beats Go On

A chronicle of the Beat Generation at Washington's National Gallery.



Reign in Spain

Richard Serra is awarded one of Spain's top art prizes.

You're a Grand, Old Flag

Jasper Johns leads the way as the high-rollers bid up the big boys in New York.

Lofty Ambitions

It was the after-hours spot to jam for many of the jazz greats.  Now comes a photographic chronicle by W. Eugene Smith.







Fantasy Land

The art of Janis Kerbel.



Very Good Nudes

A rare pencil sketch by John Constable has fetched a pretty pound at auction.



The Unblinking Eye

How did Vee Speers get her best shot?


Read all about it.

A Game of Marbles

What are the implications in the fight over some of the world's most-prized articles of antiquity?







Building a Career

So . . . you want to be an architect?



New Art


All Right, Mr. DeMille, I'm Ready for My Close-Up
Pencil
May 2010

Silver Screen

The complete version of Fritz Lang's classic Metropolis.



Bringing Home the Bacon

The late Francis Bacon's Sand Dune. Are you impressed?



Out of Africa

For decades, scientists have argued about the authenticity of a copper head discovered in what is now Nigeria.


Could it have been the work of ancient African hands?  A new examination aims to settle the question for good.



Stock Shots

The late photographer Dennis Stock took some memorable pictures.  Now -- a group of them is available as an iPhone app from Magnum.



Art and The Big 'C'

It is a revolutionary idea:  good architecture can have an impact on people surviving cancer.  And it's being put into practice in Britain.



Candles on the Cake

The Tate Modern at ten.  Read all about it.



A Matter of Scale

Remarkable art work -- the large and the small of it -- on display across the pond.



Eyes on the Prize

The short list for this year's Turner Prize has been announced.  How do the contenders stack up?  Not that well, says Jonathan Jones.



In the Hopper

Sometimes, it takes a trip abroad to appreciate anew a homegrown master.



Into the Stratosphere

All eyes on the Big Apple where the key spring art sales are poised to get underway in the week ahead.  There are high hopes for some very high prices.







New Art


Great White Hope
Charcoal
May 2010