The Tate and National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) have reinstated ties with art patron Anthony d’Offay just over a year since suspending contact with him over accusations of sexual harassment. Continue reading
A painting by a Scottish artist described as a “pivotal” work of modern British art was passed off as a child’s artwork for decades in order to deter thieves.
A closely-guarded family secret, ‘1932 (profile: Venetian red)’ by Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) hung in the living room of an Edinburgh home for 64 years. It was given as a wedding present to Elisabeth and Harold Swan in 1951 by Elisabeth’s father, Jim Ede. A friend of the artist, Ede was a young curator at the Tate Gallery before he went on to create Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge University’s gallery of modern art. Continue reading
Researchers using cutting edge technology have proven that a painting, titled ‘A Haystack in the Evening Sun’, is by the French impressionist painter Claude Monet. Continue reading