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Georges Braque

Masterworks by Working Masters

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

With these pleasant reminders of the past and the present and their connections to contemporary inventiveness, I've had the unexpected and pleasurable experience of seeing great classic works within reach, up close and friendly.

In South Asia, a Twist on Picasso's Legacy

Austin Considine | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

In 1907, Pablo Picasso painted what many consider to be the most important painting of the 20th century, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. It depicted the female nude in a way it had never been done before.

Marie Laurencin's Dream World

David Galenson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Marie Laurencin's life spanned two world wars and a great economic depression, but these left no trace in her art. For most of her life, her art portrayed an unchanging dream world. The popularity her art enjoyed during her lifetime has now receded.

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts, November 2011

Brett Baker | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Brett Baker

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Haiku Reviews: From Braque To Bach

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a biweekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradit...

Cubism On The iPad

John Seed | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Pablo Picasso once told art historian Roland Penrose that Cubism was "full of deception" so that it would keep people looking and guessing and looking again. Apparently his tricks worked -- Cubism is more than 100 years old and we are still confounded -- but at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art recent technology is enabling museum-goers look at Cubist works with astonishing acuity.

Picasso Aside, Braque's Modernism

Alexander Adler | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Up the stairs and past the steel gates of Acquavella's 79th street townhouse lies a compilation of veritable masterpieces. However aesthetically varied, these paintings testify to Georges Braque's innate ability to constantly reinvent and reconceive his own artistic practice.

$140 Million In Stolen Masterpieces Tossed In The Garbage?

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

It was the perfect heist: sleeping museum guards, a broken alarm system, $140 million in loot, a police hunt that lasted over a year... there was just...

We Bet You Don't Know These 10 Odd Facts About Famous Artists

Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts

You might think that since the artists included in the slideshow below are famous, you know everything about them (and perhaps some of you do). But we...

Happy Birthday Paul Gauguin!

Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

On June 7, 1848 Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris France. He was an important figure in the Symbolist movement and his bold experiments with...