43/150: Nicholas Hornyansky – Printmaking

Nicholas Hornyansky (1896-1965) was born in Budapest and became familiar with technique long before he turned to art full time. Hornyansky was a colour mixer from the age of 12 in his father’s printing works. He later studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, and continued his studies […]

Seeing Double: Paired Portraits

Laara Cassells, a painter, sculptor and one-time costume and theatre set designer, found inspiration for her current exhibition while teaching an art history class. She creates double portraits by pairing a copy of a historical painting with contemporary subjects wearing headphones, or holding phones or computers.

Quick Hits: Banksy in Venice

The image of a migrant child signalling for help has appeared on a crumbling wall in Venice, site of the famed Biennale art exhibition, apparently the latest work by Banksy. The mysterious British artist was not invited to this year’s Venice Biennale.