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Pablo Picasso

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 02.10.2016 | Education
Sally Swanson

Oh, to have the genius of Picasso! What defines me to others? Where else do I want to go? What do I really need (as I reach for the same well-lov...

Changing: Picasso, Warhol, Dylan, and Bowie

David Galenson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
David Galenson

Noting the roots of David Bowie's last album in jazz, Nate Chinen of the New York Times described Bowie as "an elusive rock star whose music has been as famously changeable as his image."

Artful Geometry

Dan Rockmore | Posted 01.11.2016 | Arts
Dan Rockmore

Architecture has a long history of geometric inspiration and aesthetics (besides the obvious mathematical connections with engineering), going back at least to ancient Greece and the infusion of classical geometric shapes like squares and circles into their structures.

Scientists Uncover Pablo Picasso's Chemical Fingerprint In Breakthrough Study

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts

 This article originally appeared on artnet News. An extensive analysis of Pablo Picasso's early work by a Spanish chemical engineer has provid...

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Splitting the Apple

Nelson Saiers | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Nelson Saiers

As an artist with years of mathematical training, I am continuously looking for inspiration and find much in Cézanne's and Einstein's work.

An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

DPA Drug Conference Art Installation Counters DEA Museum

Anthony Papa | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
Anthony Papa

The art installation highlighted issues that affect all Americans, whether they use drugs or not. For example in "Justice in Black and White" I displayed the racial imbalance of New York's Rockefeller Drug Laws which were the precursor of racist federal mandatory minimum sentencing laws.

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Great Paintings of Women in Repose... With Cats

Susan Michals | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Susan Michals

Picasso. Balthus. Iconic artists. Also, big cat fans, and lovers of women. Now throw in a little chill downtime, and you've got the perfect symbiotic, painterly marriage.

Antibes, a Place for Joy

Andrew M. Tolentino | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
Andrew M. Tolentino

I am not tortured, and certainly not a genius, but if ever I found myself to be, like Fitzgerald, Greene and Picasso, I would know where to find joy. Antibes.

CultureZohn: Grete Stern's Emancipated, Subversive, Alluring Photographs at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Stern's surrealist imagery with a subversive feminist twist showed her intellectual reach and native cleverness and made for inventive and audacious photography which far exceeded the raw material.

Jocelyn Josef and Her Original Genre, Squarism

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 07.20.2015 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

Her positivity could be a result of a childhood spent roaming around Hawaiian islands. It could be a culmination of a post college, mind-altering, backpacking trip through Europe and the immediate triumph of the harsh corporate world following.

New York City Summer Samplings

Sharon Hoge | Posted 07.06.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Here today; gone tomorrow. Summer subsides all too soon, it seems -- taking with it this year, a number of notable exhibits on temporary view in New York City. Interrupt your summer strolls to catch these shows due to be dismantled once the season changes.

Art Digest: Would You Rather Buy a Picasso for $179 Million or Rent One for $5?

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The high-end art world is a complicated place. It's amazing how two pieces by the same artist can end up in such dichotomous homes. This week's stories draw us into contrasting worlds, assuring that you'll have an interesting topic of discussion ready for Saturday's dinner party.

Classic Artwork Censored To Accommodate Fox 5

Fusion | Molly Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

Pablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers (1955) sold at auction for a record-breaking $179 million on Monday. In reporting this story, NYC affiliat...

This Picasso Painting Sold For A Record-Breaking $179 Million

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA and ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a world record for artwork at auction, selling for $179.4 million on Monday, a...

This Picasso Painting Could Become The World's Most Expensive Painting

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.01.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's spring art auctions get underway Tuesday with exceptional pieces by Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Vincent Van G...

How to Become a Creative Genius: Trade Secrets From Picasso, King and Einstein

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Today, we're going to explore the working processes of three of the world's most creative people: Pablo Picasso, Stephen King and Albert Einstein -- and learn how you can apply their creativity secrets directly to your own life.

Art Digest: Leo Buys Art on Instagram, Tiny Paintings Hit it Big, and Picasso's Electrician is Found Guilty

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Wokka-wokka-wokka-wokka. I'm taking a break from the amazing Pac-Man Google Maps take-over to bring you what's buzzing in the art world. Read up and own the cocktail party this weekend! Here are our favorite stories of the week.

This Picasso Painting Is Expected To Fetch $140 Million At Auction

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A radiant masterpiece by Pablo Picasso from the 1950s will lead an auction in May where it could top $140 million. "Women of Algier...

Midcentury in Paris: A Visual Map of Modern Artists

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Hannah McWilliams

Much like the 1970s punk rock scene belonged to New York and Los Angeles was the birthplace of 1950s film noir, no locale is more synonymous with Modernism than Paris. Aspiring and established artists alike flocked from around the world to access the creative energy.

Different Strokes

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.05.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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A Stolen Picasso Painting Shipped As A Christmas Present Has Finally Been Seized

artnet | artnet News | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts

The cubist painting La Coiffeuse by Pablo Picasso was considered missing for over a decade. Photo: AP/US Department of Justice This article ori...

Officials Say Stolen Picasso Painting Worth Millions Was Smuggled Into U.S. Under False 'Art Craft' Label

AP | Posted 02.26.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who fa...