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Patti Smith and Marianne Faithfull Take in "The Beat Generation" at Centre Pompidou: Hipsters on the Continent

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What is beat? From down and out through saintly beatitudes, beat is an attitude. As a literary movement, the Beat Generation is an American phenomenon...

Pierre Boulez, a genious made of ice and fire

Dionysios Dervis-Bournias | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Dionysios Dervis-Bournias

Pierre Boulez was one of those figures who leave a lasting, indelible mark on the chronology of their art with a 'pre-' and a 'post-'. As a composer, ...

A Peek at the Personal Art Collection of Swiss Gallery Director Stefan von Bartha

MutualArt | Posted 08.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Whether as an artist, collector, dealer, or curator, we all can probably recollect, with relish or regret, our first introduction to the art world. For Stefan von Bartha, however, his first memories of the art world are intertwined with his first memories of growing up.

'Degenerate Art' Once Looted By The Nazis Is Now Being Shown In Stunning Exhibition

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

"Degenerate art" was a term applied by the National Socialist regime in Germany to artworks deemed, for whatever reason, un-German and intolerable. Mo...

A Conversation With Artist Morten Lassen

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."

Happy Birthday, Paul Klee!

Posted 12.18.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Swiss-German painter, Paul Klee. The expressionist artist and Bauhaus professor would turn 133 years old if he were still mag...

Awesome Works Of Album Art

Posted 04.13.2012 | Arts

Since the release of David Samuel's article on Kanye West in the May issue of The Atlantic, we now know that President Obama still believes the hip-ho...

Tiny Paintings By Big Artists

Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts

Oftentimes exhibitions are organized around artist, movement, location or theme. But rarely have we seen one organized around size. (Excluding Shaq's ...

Top 10 Persecuted Artists

TIME | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

On Sunday, artist Ai Weiwei -- best known for helping design the "Bird's Nest" Olympic stadium in Beijing -- was detained by Chinese authorities as pa...

Can An Art Fair Be Dreamy?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Jenny Saville, Pause, 2002-03. Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 ft / 305 x 213 cm. Exhibitor: Thomas Gibson Fine Art TEFAF is Dreamy. Let me explain why. This...