Van Gogh Self-Portrait Discovered Behind Another Painting

Hidden under “layers of glue and cardboard for more than a century,” a Van Gogh self-portrait has been discovered behind the artist’s 1885 painting, “Head of a Peasant Woman.” The self-portrait was revealed when conservators x-rayed the work ahead of the A Taste for Impressionism exhibition at Edinburgh’s Royal Scottish Academy, opening this month. “Moments like this are incredibly rare,” says Frances Fowle (senior curator …

Bilt Teams Up With H.G. Schiavon for Summer Collection

The CDMX-based artist created three exclusive works for members

Each season, Bilt (a loyalty card with a program that allows users to build credit and earn points for their rent) partners with an artist who creates a collection of limited edition artworks that are available to members. This season’s resident artist is CDMX-based H.G. Schiavon, a self-taught painter whose abstract works explore the human figure to create something quite otherworldly. Bilt resident artists are …

Group Exhibit “Set It Off” Boldly Challenges History, Identity and Artistic Mediums

Six international women artists congregate in the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum

The phrase “set it off” has two interpretations: to do something intensely in a major way or to interrupt and alter the status quo. In the Hamptons, the Parrish Art Museum‘s group exhibit of the same name realizes this idiom’s definition to its fullest extent. Put together by curator Racquel Chevremont and beloved artist Mickalene Thomas, collectively known as Deux Femmes Noires, Set It Off features …