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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Strikes Oil(s)

Susan Jaques | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Susan Jaques

For centuries, Spain's monarchs avidly collected art, spending a king's ransom to decorate their palaces and chapels. In a holiday gift for art lovers, 100 favorites have traveled to Houston for Portrait of Spain: Masterpieces from the Prado.

Mona Lisa Copy Shocks The Art World

AP | By DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

MADRID -- A "Mona Lisa" copy owned by Spain's Prado Museum was almost certainly painted by one of Leonardo da Vinci's apprentices alongside the master...

Madrid: Colorful and Cosmopolitan

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.24.2012 | Travel
Fern Siegel

The euro may be playing havoc with Spain's economy, but someone forgot to tell Madrid. A vibrant, beautiful city, it is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe.

Stolen Spanish Masterpieces By Goya & El Greco Found

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 06.17.2011 | Arts

MADRID -- Spanish investigators have recovered stolen masterpieces by two of the country's most revered artists: Goya and El Greco, a police statement...

Larry Rivers After Crossing His Delaware

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Barbara Probst Solomon

Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.