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Artist Gives Enlightenment Masterpiece A Colorful Remix

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Yinka Shonibare MBE was born in London and raised between the UK and Nigeria -- traveling back and forth, speaking both languages, learning from both ...

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

13 LGBT Must-Dos In 2013

Jim Werner | Posted 03.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

It's time to start thinking about your travel calendar for the year, because before you know it you'll be pulling out those holiday decorations again, spinning that dreidel and breaking in your newest ugly sweater. So here are my picks for the 13 events and things to do in 2013.

Are These The 13 Most Creative Midlifers Of 2012?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

There's the husband-and-wife architectural team behind the new Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, and the playwright who has probably brought more Asi...

The 10 Worst Reviews In Arts&Culture This Year

Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

Is there anything more satisfying than a deliciously scathing review? While a negative critique may not affect the artist's success, we can sometimes ...

OCP Unveils Masterpieces in Boheme

Lew Whittington | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Lew Whittington

La Boheme literally can rely on its arias to be a success, but what is distinctive here is the detailing in the dialogue lyricism, kept vibrant through a cast of strong singer-actors.

Rodin Museum In Philly To Reopen After Renovations

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA — The Rodin Museum, a little jewel box of a building surrounded by formal gardens and showcasing the French artist's monumental scu...

Barnes Not Broke During Philly Move

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA — A citizens group that unsuccessfully fought to prevent The Barnes Foundation's move from its longtime suburban home is asking to ...

Bogus Barnes Foundation: Fake Galleries, Phony Populism (VIDEO)

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

2012-05-22-Screenshot20120522at6.45.49PM.pngHe famously had no patience for pretentiousness, privilege or elitism. He also famously despised Philadelphia, now home to his collection.

Huge Art Collection Completes Controversial Move

AP | By JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The Barnes Foundation is no longer the greatest art collection you'll never see. Art aficionados and academics might never stop debat...

Barnes Foundation Opening In New Philly Location

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA — After years of bitter court fights, The Barnes Foundation opened its doors Wednesday for a sneak peek at its new location on the ...

Judge Hears Arguments Over Barnes Foundation Move

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Barnes Foundation's new home is well under construction in Philadelphia but a long and bitter fight continues over whether...

Barnes Foundation Move Signals The End Of An Era

Jane Chafin | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

On Sunday, July 3, the doors to the Barnes Foundation in Lower Merion, PA will close. Its priceless art collection will be taken down, wrapped and shi...

Last Days of Dr. Barnes' Barnes Foundation, Preview of Philly's Faux Barnes

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Whenever I visit Philadelphia, I indulge my morbid fascination for the slow-motion death of a great single-collector facility displaying some of the world's greatest Cézannes, Matisses and Renoirs.