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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 03.23.2015 | 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 03.05.2015 | 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...

Art... I Love You, I Love You Not

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

With Valentine's Day knocking on our doors, love is waiting for us to make our choices and pronounce: "I love you, I love you not." Here are a few ideas for art adventures I want to offer you and your significant one for this love-filled Saturday.

Did Pablo Picasso Donate 271 Artworks To His Electrician?

AP | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — Would Picasso have donated 271 works to an electrician who worked for him for a few years in southeast France? A French court began to...

20th Century Best, Courtesy Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo organized a travelling exhibition, Gauguin to Warhol, which is currently on display at The San Diego Museum of Art.

Remembering Mike Nichols, His Insight and His Introduction to Jacqueline Kennedy at El Morocco

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

In the early seventies I had the honor of dating Mike Nichols. In no way is my remembrance meant to take away from the love he had for the fascinating and the cherished Diane Sawyer who also has been kind to me, but I feel sharing a historic moment about him is important and, sadly so, newsworthy.

A Never Before Seen Picasso/Dali Exhibit Opens in St. Petersburg, FL

Charu Suri | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Charu Suri

For Hank Hine, Executive Director of The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, it was quite natural to envision a retrospective juxtaposing two artistic titans: Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.

Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum: Mascara for the Masses

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In a week when talk focused on the revamping of Renee Zellweger's face, whether or not the Oscar winning actress went generic with plastic surgery, a ...

Here Are Some Animated GIFts To Help You Celebrate Picasso's Birthday

Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaraonte | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

On a fine day like today, 133 years ago, a man named Pablo Picasso was born. The Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramicist and creative spirit revolutioni...

Celebrate Picasso's Birthday By Spending $6 Million On One Of His Paintings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, born on this date 133 years ago. What better way to celebrate this joyous occasion than by p...

This Is Picasso's 'Guernica' Recreated Entirely From LEGO

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

The world will celebrate Pablo Picasso's 133rd birthday on October 25. So how did master model builder Veronica Watson prepare for such an occasion? S...

Takashi Murakami After Tōhoku

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Does religion exist at all in today's art world? Yes, but most often as documentary or anthropological art about religion. It's also been said that contemporary art viewing experiences are similar to traditional religious experiences.

Out of the Blue

Randy Malamud | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Randy Malamud

The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded last week to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, who devised a way to create a semi-conductor that emits blue, thus enabling the LEDs that illuminate our phones, televisions, and computers. They provide an opportunity for us to reflect back on the cultural potency of blueness.

Apple, the Great Innovator? Nope, Sony Is the Original Innovator

Bill_Robinson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm tired of hearing how Apple is the most innovative organization on the planet. Blah, blah, blah.

10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether...

5 True Story Tips for Starting Your Own Small Business

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

If you have an idea for a business, before you get hung up on being perfectly situated, or reading every business book in the market, or getting certified as an entrepreneur (a hilarious contradiction-in-terms!)... just do it. Just start the damn business.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso's first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using ...

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Abstract Art And Getting It

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Abstract art can be a doozy. We'd be lying if we said we've never approached a daunting canvas buzzing with indiscernible colors, shapes and stripes a...

Dispute Over Picasso's Biggest Artwork Is Resolved

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage curtain believed to be the biggest Pablo Picasso painting in the United States is moving to a museum after a dispute over wh...

From Picasso to Joyce, Dylan, and Jobs

David Galenson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Stylistic versatility has penetrated one discipline after another: Miles Davis, Jean-Luc Godard, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Thomas Pynchon (and Steve Jobs) are just a few of the modern giants who have practiced it.

Edward is Right, Edward is Wrong?!?

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a special reward for me, as an art critic, doing these weekly Art Talks, and it is getting your responses --whether you agree or disagree w...

The Sufferings of Young Everyman

Francis Levy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

When you read about the lives of great thinkers and artists, one is forced to note that the human factor is the one thing that is often missing.