Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA

 by Nilay Patel, EY Alumnus I was never the artistic type and always thought this was due to having neither the skill nor the inspiration to create something. Previous Matisse exhibitions (e.g. ‘Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs’ at the Tate Modern in 2014) focused on his skill and ability to make radical art with creative flair. ‘Matisse … More Do the personal objects from Matisse’s studio form a secret history to his art? Matisse in the Studio at the RA

David Hockney at Tate Britain. How has his work changed over 60 years?

 by Michael Zhang – Assurance, Audit, EY UK&I It was a pleasure to attend a corporate members’ private view of David Hockney at Tate Britain on 21 March – a much valued perk of the EY Tate Arts Partnership. I was initially amazed by the huge scale of the exhibition, with twelve sizeable galleries, each with … More David Hockney at Tate Britain. How has his work changed over 60 years?

What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson

 By Angharad Mountford, EY Copywriter It’s a funny thing, stepping into an artist’s studio. Perhaps it’s like tiptoeing around someone’s bedroom, or opening up a private diary – there’s a feeling that you are entering a sacred space, one in which ideas are formed, decisions are made, creativity is initiated and yet one which also feels … More What is it like in an artist’s studio? Behind the scenes with Vanessa Jackson

How has The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam complemented Tate’s aim to explore emerging new history about international modern art?

Watch Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern, talk about how The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam speaks of the bigger world history that Tate are now exploring. “Wifredo Lam’s work speaks of modernism and global hydbridity – we’ve sort of been trying to decolonise modernism” “EY’s suport has given us the confidence and security to take on … More How has The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam complemented Tate’s aim to explore emerging new history about international modern art?

What makes the artist Wifredo Lam so important? He spoke up for those who had been silenced

Watch Matthew Gale, co-curator of The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern, talk about Wifredo Lam’s artwork, the significance of Lam in art history and the key responsibilities of curating an exhibition which displays the work of an artist who is no longer with us. “Lam was a cosmopolitan modernist”

How can we appreciate art without knowing much about it? A beginner’s guide

 By Lillith Vanian-George, Fraud & Investigation (F&I), Assurance I have always been interested in art, as a child I paid more attention in art class than math (probably explains my grades)! As I grew into my teens, however, I started to wonder if my (amateur at best) knowledge of art was enough to really appreciate galleries. … More How can we appreciate art without knowing much about it? A beginner’s guide

How can I learn from Wifredo Lam? A guide for art lovers who have a full time job

 By Michael Zhang – Assurance, Audit, EY UK&I Wifredo Lam is one of the most iconic artists to have emerged from Cuba in the twentieth century. I was lucky enough to have joined a tour of The EY Exhibition: Wifredo Lam, hosted by its Assistant Curator, Katy Wan, in October. As mentioned by Katy during … More How can I learn from Wifredo Lam? A guide for art lovers who have a full time job