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Cities and Art That Bring Us to Tears

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, Memorial Day is over. But, some memories continue to linger. I keep thinking about an intriguing article I read in yesterday's New York Times op-ed section by T.M. Luhrmann, which asks the question, "What gives certain places their extraordinary power to move people so deeply?"

Questioning Authority in the School of Athens

Meia Chita-Tegmark | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Meia Chita-Tegmark

On a recent trip to Rome, I was walking through the halls of the Vatican museums and after entering one of the Raphael rooms, I turned my head to discover, to my amazement, my favorite fresco: The School of Athens.

Priceless Raphael Painting Falls Victim To A Faulty Air Conditioning

artnet | artnet News | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts

This piece originally appeared on artnet News. By Coline Milliard Raphael, Deposition, Pala Baglione (1507) Via: Wikimedia Commons Raphael...

The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Trailer Is Here!

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

Paramount and Nickelodeon have released the first official teaser trailer for the 2014 remake of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The clip is packe...

Janetta Rebold Benton: Art History Alive at Pace University

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

The wonderful Janetta Rebold Benton is lecturing again at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in Lower Manhattan. In a fascinating conversation we had with her at the Met Museum, we discussed lecturing, teaching and many other topics that day.

A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

FIAC Gets Real: Classical Painting in Contemporary Hands (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

The game of trend-spotting at big-ticket art fairs has always been mostly about playing the numbers. What's selling, and to whom? But at this year's FIAC in Paris, amid the high-rolling and the splashy frontrunners, I began looking for a genre that refuses to stay moribund: classical painting

One Luxury Billionaire Collectors Cannot Afford

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The problem, as I see it, is that those extremely successful and extremely busy people simply cannot afford the luxury of spending time to educate themselves about art world beyond the headlines of the last few years.2013-03-07-koonstulippull.jpg

This Chalk Drawing Sold For HOW MUCH?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

A drawing by Italian Renaissance painter Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, better known as Raphael, recently sold for an impressive £29.7 million ($47.8 mi...

25 Years Later, An Homage To The Original 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 01.12.2013 | TV
Chris Jancelewicz

In honor of one of the greatest cartoons of my generation, I've picked my favorite episode from each season. Sit back, gorge on some pizza, and recollect why you loved 'TMNT' in the first place.

Raphael Makes A Splash At Louvre

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts

PARIS -- Raphael, the third in the Renaissance trinity of Michaelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci, is famed for his serene paintings of classic subjects &...

Angels I Have Heard On High

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion
Gabrielle Burton

Every so often I discover I'm still comfortably carrying a little backpack of my Catholic baggage. Right now, during the holiday season, just like every shopping mall, it's filled with angels.

Art's Best Frenemies

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

Long before middle school girls made 'frenemy' a household term with their three-way phone calls and backhanded insults, Raphael and Michelangelo were...

Artists' Famous Last Words

Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts

While great art lives forever, great artists don't. And aside all of the panic, pain and stress death brings, there is also the pressure to come out w...

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...

LA Food Blogger Jo Stougaard's Favorite Chefs: Happy Culinarians Day!

| Lien Ta | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles

No one in Los Angeles honors culinarians, or chefs, more than My Last Bite's Jo Stougaard. If you are one of her 78,224 followers on Twitter (that num...

Guess The Artist: Answer Revealed!

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Yesterday we showed you the work of art below and asked you to guess the artist who created it. Thousands of you guessed in our poll, but less than 50...

Guess The Artist

Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts

Although this famous artist (after whom one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is named) is better known for his paintings, he was also an architect ...

Peter Greenaway Spices Up Leonardo's Last Supper

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Peter Greenaway's sound and light dramatization of Leonardo da Vinci's 1492 painting The Last Supper makes for a breath-taking exhibit inside the monumental interiors of the Park Avenue Armory in New York.

A Delicious Art Spread for Your Thanksgiving Weekend

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It always struck me as odd that people couldn't see exhibitions on their day off. For the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, I want to present you with a whole spread of delicious art exhibitions.

The Revolution Ended. Long Live the Revolution

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

Rich in terms of reference and process, Roden eschews precision in favor of spontaneity. The blend of concentrated analytical seriousness is palpable.

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK: Deicth, Badass Theatre, Magic Realism, and The Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week on the Arts page, Jeffrey Deitch answered questions about his bi-coastal status, Anj Smith's magical realism haunted us, the Pope went to Lo...

WATCH: DEAD ARTIST NEWS: Raphael's 'Cartoons' Meet Tapestries Woven After Them

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The only four surviving tapestries designed by Raphael will soon be exhibited at London's Victoria and Albert Museum for a unique exhibition granting the audience a privilege Raphael himself never had.

Raphael Drawing Sells For $48 Million At UK Auction

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A drawing by Raphael and a Rembrandt portrait have set records and together sold for almost 50 million pounds ($82 million) at an aucti...

Last Night at Nikos

Norman MacAfee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Norman MacAfee

"I Am Astro Place" I wrote in the 1980s as a screenplay, "Astro Place," about some cultural and political people living near Astor Place in the East Village in the fraught years 1984 to 2001.