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Candy in the Corner

Jim Kempner | Posted 11.18.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

I was at the Andrea Rosen Gallery with my sister to see Felix Gonzalez-Torres' new exhibition, most of which consisted of pounds of candy positioned on the floor and in various corners around the gallery. It was 1998.

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Nude Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact ...

Here's The Famous Nude Painting Expected To Fetch $100 Million At Auction

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Works by Amedeo Modigliani, Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Gauguin are poised to set artist auction records in a curated auction at ...

A Giant Trove Of Cat Art Is Headed To Auction On National Cat Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts

This is a story about Marianne C. Gourary, a German transplant to New York who, during her lifetime, was a bigger cat art fan than you. It might be h...

10 Historic Women Photographers You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts

Next month, Sotheby's will bring a broad array of photography to the auction block, illuminating the impressive range of the medium through a survey ...

Chinese Man Admits To Stealing 140 Paintings And Replacing Them With His Own Art

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts

An expert shows the painting "Children Playing under a Pomegranate Tree" by Chinese artist Zhang Daqian. The stolen works mentioned in the court tran...

Andy Warhol's Painting Of A Dollar Bill Could Sell For $28 Million

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.01.2015 | Arts

Andy Warhol has managed a feat of inflation that would shock even the Venezuelan government: raising the value of a single dollar to $28 million. ...

Claire Fallon

Buying And Selling Art Isn't All About Money To Curators For A Cause | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts

Most eye-grabbing headlines in the art world seem to revolve around the economics of art. Whether it’s a Picasso nabbing a record-breaking offer at ...

Want To Buy A Van Gogh? You'll Need About $40 Million

AP | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side-by-side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France could sell...

Another Georgia O'Keeffe Flower Heads To Auction

AP | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting that the artist kept for herself is among the highlights of an upcoming auction of American art. ...

This Picasso Painting Could Become The World's Most Expensive Painting

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.01.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's spring art auctions get underway Tuesday with exceptional pieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van G...

A Van Gogh And A Rothko Head To Auction With $40 Million Price Tags

AP | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A late Vincent van Gogh painting and a 1954 work by Mark Rothko from the collection of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon are going on the auctio...

This Picasso Painting Is Expected To Fetch $140 Million At Auction

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant masterpiece by Pablo Picasso from the 1950s will lead an auction in May where it could top $140 million. "Women of Algier...

This Is What A $50 Million Artwork Looks Like Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts

If you've been pondering what $50 million could snag you in the contemporary art world today, Sotheby's has an answer, and it looks like this: ...

Asterix Raises 150,000 Euros For Charlie Hebdo Victims | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts

PARIS (AFP).- An original page of artwork from the 1971 comic "Asterix and the Laurel Wreath" went under the hammer in Paris on Saturday for 150,000 e...

Hundreds Of Unseen NASA Photographs Reveal The Vintage Beauty Of Outer Space

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts

On October 24, 1946, the world was introduced to the first photograph from space, a shot of our tiny planet taken 65 miles above Earth. The artist beh...

Ai Weiwei's Zodiac Sculptures Head To Auction For $3 Million

AP | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A group of golden animal heads by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei representing the signs of the zodiac is up for sale in London. "Circle of ...

Paul Gauguin Painting Sells For Record $300 Million

artnet | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone A new record price for an artwork, nearly $300 million, may have been achi...

Want A Monet? It'll Set You Back $35 Million

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A Venetian waterscape by Claude Monet has sold for more than $35 million at a London auction as the high-end art market shows resilien...

Hitler's 100-Year-Old Watercolor Painting Is Up For Sale

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

BERLIN (AP) — A 100-year-old watercolor of Munich's old city hall is expected to fetch at least 50,000 euros ($60,000) at auction this weekend, not ...

Georgia O'Keeffe Becomes Priciest Female Artist At Auction

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2014 | Arts

Georgia O'Keeffe, one of the godmothers of modernist painting, has just made history at Sotheby's auction. A work by the late American artist smashed ...

Two Mark Rothko Paintings Sell For A Heaping Sum Of $76 Million

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Mark Rothko paintings owned by Listerine fortune heir Rachel "Bunny" Mellon fetched more than $76 million at a Sotheby's auction...

Top 5 Contemporary Art Auctions This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts

Contemporary art auctions have caused quite a stir in recent years with buyers bidding record-breaking numbers. For those who want in on the action, these five fall auctions are not to be missed.

This Famous Manet Portrait Sold For Whopping $65 Million At Auction

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A celebrated portrait of a Parisian actress by Edouard Manet set a new auction record for the artist during the second day of a majo...

Rare Van Gogh Painting Expected To Fetch Up To $50 Million At Auction

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare piece of artwork painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death sold for $61.8 million Tuesday and a sculpture by Alberto...