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Galleries Buy And Sell $30 Million Worth Of Fake Art

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.19.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- More arrests were planned in the criminal case against a New York art dealer accused of peddling counterfeit art for 15 years as the undis...

Exhibit Looks At The Life Of Hollywood's Beloved Princess

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The world thinks of Grace Kelly as a fashion icon, movie star, princess, wife and mother, but in Philadelphia she's first and foremost...

Do You Recognize This Famous Painting IRL?

Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts

In celebration of the big Edward Hopper exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, the institute has decided to give one of the artist's...

Meet The Sleep Artist Who Can Only Draw When He's Subconcsious

Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts

Lee Hadwin has an unusual talent. Since the age of four, the Welsch man has been creating artworks while asleep, drawing everything from Marilyn Monro...

Did A Former Assistant Steal $6.5 Million Worth Of Art From Jasper Johns?

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A former assistant to Jasper Johns has been charged with selling 22 works he allegedly stole from the pop artist's Connecticut studio. Th...

$15 Flea Market Purchase Is Actually A Rare Piece Of Art

Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

A rare piece of jewelry plucked from a flea market in 2005 is finally heading to the bidding block, with a price tag that's sure to make any thrifter ...

LOOK: Artist Spends 50 Years Creating Massive Fictional Map

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated...

You Won't Believe These Photos Were Taken With An iPhone

Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts

The results are in, folks. The winners of the 2013 iPhone Photography Awards were announced earlier today, capturing an insanely impressive collection...

Who Would Want This On A T-Shirt?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

Cecilia Gimenez, the infamous octogenarian who transformed a sacred fresco into what's been lovingly referred to as "Beast Jesus," is back in the head...

LOOK: This Chimpanzee Can Paint Better Than You

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

It's no secret that the animal kingdom boasts more than a few aspiring artists. Take, for example Justin the painting horse or Bozie the abstract elep...

This Is One Way To Honor Christopher Columbus...

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

Our favorite politically-conscious art collective has struck again. The Madrid-based art group known as Luzinterruptus targeted the former spo...

Banksy Mural Up For Auction For First Time In U.S.

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in the United States, an original Banksy street mural is going up for auction. The executive director of Julien's A...

This Is What The Andy Warhol Bridge Looks Like Now...

Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

Last weekend Pittsburgh's Andy Warhol Bridge was transformed into the United States' biggest -- and probably most colorful -- example of yarn-bombing....

Paintings By Warhol and Rothko Surrendered In Massive Fraud Scheme

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Eighteen contemporary artworks have been transferred to a hedge fund victimized in a massive $400 million fraud scheme, the Manhattan U.S....

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...

This Will Be The Biggest Yarn-Bombing In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts

The Andy Warhol Bridge is receiving a knitted makeover courtesy of a community group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend. Pegged as the largest y...

10 Of The Most Expensive Artworks On Amazon

Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts

Amazon, the internet's behemoth middleman, has embarked on what might be its classiest endeavor yet -- a fine arts marketplace. Yes, Amazon is working...

A Record Collector's Dream Come True

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Hundreds of vinyl-record aficionados descended on the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Friday for a rare sale of LP...

Mona Lisa Mystery May Finally Be Solved

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Arts

Researchers in Florence, Italy, are opening a centuries-old family tomb in hopes of solving one of the art world's most pressing mysteries. The tomb i...

$5 Million Dollar Art Heist Stumps Police

Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

If you've ever dreamed of being a vigilante art sleuth, now is your chance. Detectives are enlisting the public for help in the search for art thi...

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

In honor of Marlene Dumas' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the birt...

Happy Birthday, Marcel Duchamp!

Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts

In honor of Marcel Duchamp's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the 12...

Immeasurable Inspiration: On Robert Pruitt's Women

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 07.26.2013 | Black Voices
Gina Athena Ulysse

Robert Pruitt's Women, currently on exhibition at the Studio Museum of Harlem, is a series of 20 portraits of contemporary black women embodying such graceful restraint that they become curative in the present moment.

STOLEN? Iconic Banksy Mural Removed From UK Wall

Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

A well-known mural by street artist extraordinaire Banksy has gone missing in Tottenham this week. That's right, another one of the cheeky graffitist'...

Happy Birthday To A True American Realist

Posted 07.25.2013 | Arts

In honor of Thomas Eakins' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the birt...