Category Archives: portraits

Irving Penn has died , aged 92

Irving Penn, whose photographs revealed a taste for stark simplicity whether he was shooting celebrity portraits, fashion, still life or remote places of the world, died Wednesday at his Manhattan home. He

Jack Vettriano reveals new paintings

Jack Vettriano seems to have been inspired by the Riviera in France . He has announced a new set of 10 paintings based on the Clyde-built Tuiga – the flagship

New Jack Vettriano auction

Sotheby’s is previewing its next Scottish art sale in Edinburgh in mid-September, before a London auction later in the month. For this it has managed to gather an impressive array of Scottish

New portrait of Francis Bacon by Michael Clark

Jack Vettriano's new publishing company Heartbreak Publishing have announced a new limited edition print of Francis Bacon .When asked to talk about his favourite artist in a newspaper interview , Vettriano chose

Rolf Harris painting of ten favourite Wimbledon champions

Rolf Harris unveiled his new painting in front of the players themselves, including Martina Navratilova and Bjorn Borg in London yesterday. The artist selected five male and five female players who have won

Dance me to the End of Love painting for sale

Two Jack Vettriano paintings are up for auction at Sothebys . Rough Trade, estimated at £100,000-150,000 (lot 150), and Dance Me to the End of Love, estimated at £100,000-150,000 (lot 149), are

Scottish National Portrait Gallery closes for major revamp

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is to undergo a major revamp, a scheme entitled Portrait of a Nation, which will "renovate and rejuvenate" the gallery in a plan that has already gained