This week, our affiliate editor Tom Seymour talks to the photographer Edward Burtynsky as he’s recognised for his Excellent Contribution to his medium within the Sony World Images Awards. He discusses the Russian invasion and his Ukrainian heritage.
On this episode’s Work of the Week, we have a look at Winslow Homer’s most well-known work, The Gulf Stream (1899, reworked by 1906), which is on the coronary heart of a brand new present on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in New York. Sylvia Yount and Stephanie Herdrich, the curators of the exhibition, focus on the making, reception and legacy of the portray.
And we speak to our China correspondent Lisa Movius in regards to the resolution by the Nord regional authorities in France to droop plans for the exhibition Matisse by Matisse—a collaboration between Musée Matisse le Cateau-Cambrésis and the personal Beijing museum UCCA—over China’s supposedly impartial place on Russia’s invasion. Will different Western authorities or arts organisations observe go well with?
• Sony World Images Awards Exhibition 2022, Somerset Home, London, till 2 Could
• Edward Burtynsky’s multimedia challenge Within the Wake of Progress is on the Luminato Pageant, Toronto, 11-12 June
• Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents, Metropolitan Museum of Artwork, New York, till 31 July. Winslow Homer: Pressure of Nature, Nationwide Gallery, London, 10 September-8 January 2023