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PHOTOS: Curate Your Own Art Exhibition

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

In an age where we can use the internet to become DJ's, composers, directors and human encyclopedias, it makes sense we should get a chance to try out...

QUIZ: Who Painted That Pup?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

Long before LOLCats graced the world with its presence, people looking to get a good laugh at a furry animal had to get their hands on one the old fas...

Art Dealer Arrested For $2 Million Of Fake Art

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

Is the signature on your Monet a little too legible? It could be a fake; word is they're going around. A former art dealer was arrested in South F...

10 Famous Art Heists

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

If the case of Mark Lugo, suspected Picasso thief, can teach us anything, it's that stealing art is extremely difficult. It's almost comically easy, o...

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...

Gustave Caillebotte, Conceptual Impressionist

David Galenson | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Paradoxically, Gustave Caillebotte was the odd man out among the French Impressionist painters. Art scholars have long recognized this, but have never fully explained it.

WATCH: Rare Masterpieces By Picasso, Michelangelo Displayed In London

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For three days, Christie's London will display rarely seen masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo and Picasso before they go to auction. The ...

Art Healing with Alexander Melamid

ARTINFO | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK--As luck would have it, I woke up last Thursday feeling pretty crummy. Maybe it was allergies, maybe it was a cold. (I've never totally under...

Has The Art Market Recovered? | KELLY CROW | Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts

The rapidly rebounding art market faces a critical test next week in New York, when auction houses will try to sell a mix of Impressionist, modern and...

PHOTOS: E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation Of Monet's Flowers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: E.V. Day WHAT: Seducers WHEN: January 14 through March 5, 2011 WHERE: Carolina Nitsch Project Room 534 West 22 St. New York, NY 10011 212.645...

From the Palettes of Babes: Four Prodigious Child Artists to Watch

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

On Thursday, the New York Times dared to ask a question that has been plaguing moms for years: what do you do when your children's artistic output out...

Monet At Midnight: Visitor Demand Keeps Artist's Grand Palais Show Open 24 Hours A Day

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The massive exhibition "Claude Monet, 1840-1926" at the Grand Palais -- the first of its kind in Paris in 30 years -- has been a huge success. Online ...

Along for the Ride: Paris & Deauville

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher


Letter From Paris: The Skulls of Yahel Chirinian

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Beth Arnold

Ms. Chirinian has produced visually interesting pieces that erupt with energy and light. When the light hits these extraordinary skulls, it explodes across the ceiling and walls like a disco ball.

'Plein-Air' Painting Has Its Drawbacks, too

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Dangers of painting outdoors can be quite real. One may include guns and flatbed trucks as plein-air accouterments, since a number of artists use one or the other.

DEAD ARTIST NEWS: Art World Lusts For Later Works Of Monet, Warhol, Picasso, Dali | By KELLY CROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Did Salvador Dali, the mustachioed master of Surrealism, paint anything good during the last five decades of his life? Until recently, the art establi...

Confessions of an Art-aholic

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

2010-09-08-edgoldman.jpg The tiny village of Le Garn in the south of France, a place which has inspired Monet, Van Gogh and Cézanne, is in the middle of the most beautiful nowhere I'd ever seen.

Globalization and Its Discontents: War of Lifestyles

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Experts tend to acknowledge that the Italian lifestyle can't be imported willy-nilly into northern regions. Globalization, on the other hand, has accomplished something like that.

ART AGAINST THE ODDS: Modern Masterpieces At Tehran Museum Of Contemporary Art | Robin Pomeroy and Ramin Mostafavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

TEHRAN (REUTERS).- Artists like Monet, Picasso and Warhol were considered revolutionary in their day, but their works were not much appreciated by the...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Do We Need a National Black Arts Festival?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

The National Black Arts Festival exists to honor, to remember, to look forward, and to celebrate the cultural contributions of all people of African descent -- here and now.

Pharmaceutical Drug Pushers Lead to National Overdose

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

I only hope that some woman is lucky enough to be with a man who becomes afflicted with one side effect Viagra claims, a condition known as priapism, ...

Let's Bring Back ... 10 Things That Are Ready For A Comeback

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Ladies and Gentlemen: To honor the launch of Huffington Post's new Style section, I present the seventh installment of my Let's Bring Back series. A...

$5 Billion Of Masterpiece Art Locked Away In Iran

Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Picasso masterpiece is worth an estimated £25-30m on the international art market, but its only regular contact with the human eye is the fiercel...

Intruders Punch 4-Inch Hole In Monet At Musee D'Orsay

AP via New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Intruders entered the Orsay Museum early Sunday and punched a hole in a renowned work by Impressionist painter Claude Monet, the French culture minist...