Tag: Boy

National Gallery to Acquire Thomas Lawrence’s ‘Red Boy’ Portrait – ARTnews.com

Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famed portrait of Charles William Lambton, widely known as Red Boy, will soon join the collection of the National Gallery in London. The institution has committed to buying the work from a private collection for £9.3 million (around $12.7 million). In a statement, the National Gallery said the purchase is a unique opportunity “to acquire an exceptionally important painting by one ...

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Gainsborough’s ‘Blue Boy’ Returns to U.K. for First Time in a Century – ARTnews.com

Thomas Gainsborough’s masterpiece The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) left the United Kingdom on January 25, 1922. Exactly a century later, the painting will make a grand return to the country. On January 25, 2022, the painting will to go on view in London’s National Gallery, in Trafalgar Square, not far from where it was exhibited 100 years earlier. In the years since, the work ...

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Nigerian boy stuns art world

A 12-year-old Nigerian boy has wowed Lagos' art world with his talent. Waris Kareem had been drawing since he was three, but it was one particular portrait that changed his life. As DW's Flourish Chukwurah reports, he now has big plans for the future. Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go to: http://www.dw.com/en/ Follow DW on social media: ►Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deutschewellenews/ ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/dwnews ►Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dw_stories/ Für Videos ...

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Boy Thrown at Tate Modern Starts to Walk Again—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News A boy thrown from a viewing platform at Tate Modern in London earlier this yer has started to walk again. The Museu de Arte de São Paulo will scale back its programming in 2021, opening fewer exhibitions and giving those shows longer run times. The change is due to the impact of ...

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