Painting, photography, video: Tate Britain reveals the great versatility of David Hockney’s art. As he approaches his 80th birthday, the English artist and designer is still trying out new techniques and media.
As the Tate Modern in London opens a retrospective of Amedeo Modigliani's paintings and sculptures, DW spoke with curator Simonetta Fraquelli about what made his work so controversial and why he was surprisingly complex.
The former British prime minister not only wrote Nobel Prize winning works, he also found time to paint. His last oil painting, "The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell," sold for nearly five times more than expected.
The Italian painter's recently discovered portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi," has sold for a record-breaking $450.3 million (€382 million). The artwork, which went missing for several years, was once traded for $60.
As the ghosts of September 11 still haunt the world, London's Imperial War Museum has opened an exhibition featuring art created in the aftermath of the terrorist attack. Ai Weiwei and Gerhard Richter feature.
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