First work in new underground gallery will amaze

“I think it’s great that visitors can enter a space that has long been a secret, and it’s important that visitors can also discover this space as their own secret, without knowing too much in advance,” says Rojas. “The installation I created combines the architecture of the oil tank with moving lights that roam and … Read more

British Museum to restore Michelangelo’s ‘rare and complex’ drawing | Art

One of only two surviving Michelangelo cartoons is undergoing delicate and highly technical restoration work at the British Museum in an effort to stabilize the fragile work for decades to come. Created by the Italian master artist around 1550, Epifania has broken down and been repaired repeatedly in its nearly 500-year history. Now it’s laid … Read more

Bush Christmas shows off the crafty talents of Australians across the country

The oven runs around the clock and the mixmaster has barely had a break in Karen McVeigh’s kitchen in Queensland’s Darling Downs. The country chef has been busy baking ahead of “Bush Christmas,” a celebration of outback creative talent held each year in Toowoomba. “There’s really nothing like it,” said Karen McVeigh. “I’ve been involved … Read more

Damien Hirst returned to his butterfly motif to create a vibrant stained glass skylight for Claridge’s in London

Take the lift if you like, but at Claridge’s in London, the smart set now takes the stairs. Hanging in the sky at the top of the main staircase of that glamorous Mayfair hotel is a vividly colored kaleidoscope of butterflies. The work of British artist Damien Hirst, the Stained Glass Window with Hundreds of … Read more

‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’: The secret to solving a murder is teaming up with a woman

Glass onion returns to the world of Knives out and Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) and reminds us how good writer/director Rian Johnson is busy with murder mysteries. But with Glass onion also comes a lot more information about Blanc and how he handles his business. In my review for the movie, I gave it 5 … Read more