The Waldy & Bendy Christmas and New Year Special continues with a look back at a difficult year in art. Who was best and, more importantly, who was worst.
The Waldy and Bendy Awards
The first 5000 Days (2021) by Beeple (1981-)
Ruangrupa, an art collective based in Jakarta, Indonesia
The Fortress of Königstein: Courtyard with the Brunnenhaus (1756-8) by Bernardo Bellotto (1722-1780)
The Fortress of Königstein: Courtyard with the Magdalenenburg (1756-8) by Bernardo Bellotto
The Fortress of Königstein from the South-West (1756-8) by Bernardo Bellotto
The Fortress of Königstein from the North-West (1756-8) by Bernardo Bellotto
The Fortress of Königstein from the North (1756-8) by Bernardo Bellotto
Laughing Cavalier (1624) by Frans Hals (c. 1582-1666)
Willem Coymans (1645) by Frans Hals
Portrait of Pieter van den Broecke (1633) by Frans Hals
The Courtauld Gallery
The Trinity with Saints Mary Magdalen and John the Baptist (1491-94) by Sandro Botticelli (1444/1445-1510)
Katoubia Mosque (1943) by Winston Churchill
Untitled (1968) by Cy Twombly (1928-2011)
The Banksy artwork on the wall of Reading Gaol.
On the Wall
The Battle of Alexander at Issus (1529) by Albrecht Altdorfer (1482/85-1538)
Portrait of an Officer (c. 1645) by John Linnel after William Dobson (1611-1646)
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