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Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Nude Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact ...

Yes, The Censorship Of Nude Art Today Is Completely Arbitrary

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts

Stephen Colbert doesn't know a lot about art, but he's devoted six minutes of his show this week to analyzing the different between it and por...

Behind the Scenes: Bradley Rubenstein Plus Post HEAD Reflections

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

This is the fourth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists' "behind the scenes" talent who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials.

Who Created A Secret Painting On The Back Of A $60 Million Picasso?

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts

See the original piece on artnet News. Sotheby's has announced the consignment of two major works from the collection of renowned art and wine collec...

Making Waves at Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco

Bruce Helander | Posted 10.05.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Shepard Fairey is an acclaimed American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, and illustrator, who, while attending the Rhode Island School of Design, began appropriating images from supermarket tabloids and other printed materials.

There Is No Romance in Art Fraud

Anthony Amore | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
Anthony Amore

The idea of a talented painter committed only to his art and the resultant harmless trickery may seem quaint and somewhat romantic, but it is hardly the case.

Million-Dollar Oooops!

MoneyTips | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts

When a 12-year old boy armed with soda meets an expensive painting, guess who wins? It's not the painting, the displaying museum, or the insurance company, that's for sure.

An Interview With Jeffrey Breslow: Sculptor, Creator and Artist -- Boulder and Bolder

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts
Carroll F. Gray

Jeffrey credits his University of Illinois Professor, Edward Zagorski, for helping him to develop a clear sense of Design, as distinct from "shaping and making." Jeffrey calls Design "the secret operator behind everything-automobiles, furniture, appliances, toys..."

5 Need to Know Picasso Paintings

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Picasso painted Girl Before A Mirror during his cubism period in March 1932. The young girl was Picasso's mistress, Marie Therese Walter, who he painted multiple times during the 1930s.

CultureZohn: Picasso, the Junk Collector

Patricia Zohn | Posted 09.11.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

You think you've seen everything there is to see about Picasso, and then you see the new Museum of Modern Art sculpture retrospective. It shows how clever and engaged Picasso was with the immediate world around him, that his method of bricolage, taking things from this and that to craft his sculpture, was so original and so charming. For years artists have been inspired by Picasso. I imagine a whole new generation seeing this show and being similarly stimulated.

All The Evidence That Picasso Actually Stole The 'Mona Lisa'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

In the early morning of Monday, Aug. 21, 1911, the world's most what is now the world's most famous painting, the "Mona Lisa," was stolen from i...

A Caring Bridge Site for Artists?

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

I kind of feel like, if you bring a show to the Fringe, it's like the Universe's way of hazing you, and whatever the outcome, just by surviving the month, you are in the club.

Top 10 Reasons to Go to France

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

The French have been reading the tea leaves. Despite or perhaps because of recent violence, there seemed a new spirit of generosity towards tourists, if not to migrants. So many Americans are trooping off to art fairs. Why not also visit the most exciting performance festivals, many in France, which have a multicultural, often political, contemporary perspective? And a spate of private, hidden-away sites has also opened to the public which document the intensity of the lives and work of artists.

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?

Disclaimerland & Validation Via Virtue

Kimann Schultz | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

If the display or broadcasting of creative works were reliant on a virtue rubric, then our museum walls would be nearly empty, our radio waves and streaming would run rather silent, our bookshelves would be quite bare....or chock full of posted disclaimers....?

From the Streets of NY, to Main Street SM, FLOrE and Westgard Take On LA!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.09.2015 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

New York street artists FLOrE and Westgard share the spotlight in a two-person exhibition titled "CALIFORNIA Dreaming."

Artist Finds Possible Picasso Painting Hanging Out In His Attic

artnet | artnet News | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Amah-Rose Abrams Scottish pop artist Dominic Currie may have discovered a Pablo Picasso rolled...

Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Obtaining self-mastery or enlightenment during Frieze week is not an easy mission. Frieze Art Fair New York poses many challenges for art dealers, artists, collectors and its boosters, known as patrons. Most of this is psychological.

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...

Fox Affiliate Censors Breasts On Picasso Painting

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.15.2015 | Media

A Fox affiliate came under fire this week for censoring cubist images of breasts on a record-breaking Pablo Picasso painting. Fox 5 News, New York ...

How to Be the Best Interior Designer or Professional of Any Kind

Courtney Price | Posted 05.14.2015 | Education
Courtney Price

Are we using all of the resources available to us to best hone our skills? Are we evolving? Are we bringing enough to the table? The learning curve never stops.

To All News Agencies: Obscene Auction Results Are Not Art News

John Seed | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
John Seed

This morning's news is full of reports about the sale of a Picasso painting for $179 million dollars. These reports are dominating the "Arts" pages of the world's newspapers and the "Arts" verticals of many websites. However, this is not an "Arts" story: it is a Business story.

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...

Art as Investment

Maguire Mealy | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Maguire Mealy

In February, the art market was shocked by the news that Marina Picasso, granddaughter of Pablo Picasso and heiress to about 10,000 works by the artist, plans to sell an indefinite number of works to finance and broaden her philanthropy.