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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...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Francis Bacon

Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

A 1969 painting by the late Irish painter Francis Bacon sold for a whopping $142 million this week, prompting art newbies everywhere to ask, "Who is F...

1,000 Epic Shipwreck Photos Reveal The Dangerous History Of Life At Sea

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts

The sea has long captured the eye of photographers and painters, luring these curious voyagers to the open waters with its sublime beauty. With an abi...

A Very Unusual Basquiat Painting Heads To Auction

Posted 10.25.2013 | Arts

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come for another painting by meteoric art icon Jean-Michel Basquiat to hit the auction block. The unusual, and larg...

29 Picasso Artworks Hit The Bidding Block At The Same Time

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

Earlier this month an online raffle gave art admirers the opportunity to own their very own Picasso drawing for just $135. It might seem like a bargai...

This Coco Cola Painting Could Fetch $60 Million At Auction

Posted 10.04.2013 | Arts

It may just look like a simple, retro Coca Cola advertisement -- and hey, it basically is -- but the familiar black-and-white pop piece is actually an...

Eric Clapton Is About To Sell Another Famous Painting For $25 Million

Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts

Eric Clapton is at it again, infiltrating the art world's most sacred of spaces with his surprisingly shrewd contemporary taste. According to Christie...

Would You Buy This Painting For $10 Million?

Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts

"The Last Supper" is heading to auction. But if you're expecting Jesus, Judas and the gang, you've got another thing coming. This unorthodox -- and ve...

This Oversized Balloon Dog Sculpture Could Fetch $55 Million

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Jeff Koons, the father of shiny balloon dog sculptures, is used to smashing records at auction. His last oversized, exceedingly glossy work of art sol...

10 Of The Weirdest Things To Ever Head To Auction

Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

Christie's auction house is best known for its fine art sales -- bidding soirees that frequently involve Pablo Picasso paintings or Andy Warhol screen...

LOOK: Found Andy Warhol Sketch Could Fetch $2 Million On Ebay

Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

One lucky shopper stumbled upon the art find of a lifetime when he purchased a bundle of unidentified sketches at a rummage sale in Las Vegas. At the ...

LongHouse Reserve White Night 2013 Summer Benefit

Liz Markus | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

LongHouse Reserve is a not-for-profit museum and garden founded by legendary textile designer, Jack Lenor Larsen.

This Lichtenstein Is Actually Semi-Affordable!

Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts

If Roy Lichtenstein's painting "Woman With Flowered Hat" is a bit out of your budget-- it sold for $56.12 million this May, we bear good news. The wor...

Beauty From A Woman's POV

Posted 06.28.2013 | Arts

A collection of photographs from notable female artists is heading to auction, with proceeds benefitting the Avon Foundation for Women, an organizatio...

Guess Which Rock Star Made This Painting

Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

Did you know Thom Yorke, the alien invader musical genius behind the British super band, Radiohead, was a painter? The experimental crooner i...

Will This Painting Sell For $25 Million?

Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts

A painting by expressionist master Wassily Kandinsky is set to fetch millions at auction this week. The work, one of the Russian artist's signature "I...

'Stolen' Mural Sells For $1.1 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

Banksy's controversial mural, "Slave Labour," sold for an impressive $1.1 million at a private auction in London this week, reports Bloomberg News. Th...

IMAGES: Artists Create Stunning Tribute To Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.02.2013 | Books

As a tribute to the late Maurice Sendak, some of the best-loved children's illustrators in America are donating original work to be auctioned at BookE...

Family Inherits Unknown Painting Worth $250K

Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts

A recent UK art auction serves as yet another friendly reminder to get artworks appraised. Today's found masterpiece, "Landscape with Rainbow" had gon...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

Flipping through the catalog for Christie's upcoming Andy Warhol sale is like examining the personal scrapbook of a Studio 54 regular. The Pop Art kin...

The Art Of Dr. Mona Ackerman

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts

The artwork owned by the late renowned psychologist Mona Ackerman is headed to the bidding block in a series of upcoming notable sales at Christie's i...

The 'Most Important Work By Pollock In The Last Two Decades'?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

One of Jackson Pollock's iconic drip paintings will be making its way to Christie's next month for the auction house's upcoming Evening Sale of Contem...

Keeping Auction Sellers Anonymous

nytimes.com | TOM MASHBERG | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
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New York's highest court has decided to review a recent ruling that could force the state's auction industry to end its longstanding practice of keepi...