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Here's A Rare Glimpse Inside Salvador Dalí's Unpublished Diaries

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts

Salvador Dalí, the great Surrealist painter and bombastic lover of ocelots, is widely known for his nightmarish depictions of melting timepieces, nes...

Fountain House Gallery Artists Shine at "Mad About Art"

Jim Luce | Posted 12.17.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

More than 100 original artworks by 50 Fountain House Gallery artists were presented in a novel way ­­-- divided among four separate "galleries," each curated by an art-world luminary.

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 t...

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 Chris...

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 ha...

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 o...

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 trans...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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

artdaily.com | 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...

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 achiev...

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 ...

Top 5 Contemporary Art Auctions This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

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.

The Art World's Iconic Flag Is Expected To Sell For $20 Million

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

"One night I dreamed that I painted a large American flag," an artist named Jasper Johns once said, "and the next morning I got up and I went out and ...

It Turns Out, Your Favorite Children's Book Writer Had A Very Dark Taste In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.06.2014 | Arts

When we reminisce about the late children's book author Roald Dahl, we usually conjure images of giant peaches, chocolate factories and fantastic foxe...

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month With Andy Warhol's Assortment Of Male Nudes (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.06.2014 | Arts

Andy Warhol was never one to shy away from bare parts, gravitating toward the human body's beautiful nude bits in series like "Torsos" and "Sex Parts....

Where Jean-Michel Basquiat And Mark Twain Meet

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts

Gaze upon Jean-Michel Basquiat's "Undiscovered Genius Of The Mississippi Delta," and your eyes are forced to dart from one ambiguous scribble to the n...

The World Of Soviet Sport In 20th Century Russian Art

Posted 12.30.2013 | Arts

Images of sparring boxers, relentless cross country skiers and triumphant Olympic parades -- these are but some of the artistic symbols that were used...

The Man Who Ruled The Indian Art World

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

There's a classic story told about the late Bombay gallerist Kekoo Gandhy mildly losing his mind. Gandhy, who rose from owning a frame factory to beco...

Vintage Cigarette Posters Blow Today's Ads Out Of The Water

Posted 12.16.2013 | Arts

These days advertisements are all too often abrasive visual overloads of over-photoshopped women, not-so-subtle sexual innuendos and the occasional of...

7 Contemporary Russian And Eastern European Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts

Sotheby's recently had an art world revelation. It dawned upon the iconic auction house that collectors from Russia and Eastern Europe are arriving at...

Rockwell's 'Saying Grace' Turns 62 Today

Posted 11.24.2013 | Arts

On a day like today, American illustrator Norman Rockwell created "Saying Grace," capturing a Mennonite family praying in a bustling restaurant. Rock...