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Roy Lichtenstein

Top 5 Auctions This May in New York

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

After a record year for sales in 2014 -- artnet reported that the global fine art auction reached $16.1 billion -- expectations are high for the upcoming modern and contemporary sales in New York. This May, the auctions will bring an influx of art buyers from around the world to the city.

ARTPHAIRE Art News Roundup - March 27, 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

As spring blossoms, so does the reach of the art world. In the past few weeks, it has expanded across disciplines, borders and the Internet, with Sotheby's announcing a partnership with the rapper Drake, international art fairs reputedly accounting for 40% of sales in the art market, and Google continues to work on its Art Project.

This Is What A $50 Million Artwork Looks Like Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.24.2015 | Arts

If you've been pondering what $50 million could snag you in the contemporary art world today, Sotheby's has an answer, and it looks like this: ...

Iconic Surfaces

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.

Subject Matters: Portrayals of Women in Art

Arianne Milhem | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Arianne Milhem

How subjects are depicted within art -- through coloration and composition -- allows us an honest glimpse into society's view of them, especially in the case of marginalized or underrepresented populations.

The Moment Trumps the Selfie

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

Some part of me wants to tell people to stuff their phones in their pockets and stand in front of an incredible piece of art and just be. Breathe and feel what the art brings forth in you. All of the emotions are not comfortable, but they're important to feel. Or at least I think so.

15 Masterpieces That Make Barcelona Feel Like One Big Modern Art Museum

Katerina Rosen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Arts
Katerina Rosen

In this egalitarian city, masterpieces are not hidden away in museums. Rather, they adorn the city's streets and squares. Here are 15 examples of modern art masterpieces that Barcelona's residents see every day.

Miami Spice

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The recently released list of galleries to join Art Miami continues to make this fair a remarkable assemblage of innovative works by emerging and established artists. Here's an accounting of noteworthy new exhibitors that caught my attention.

Top 5 Contemporary Art Auctions This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Contemporary art auctions have caused quite a stir in recent years with buyers bidding record-breaking numbers. For those who want in on the action, these five fall auctions are not to be missed.

The Coming Golden Age Of Fine Art

Ken Ludden | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Ken Ludden

Why else endure thousands of hours developing skills unless truly dedicated to the life those skills ultimately require? For a fine artist it is impossible to rest, or feel fulfilled, in any other way.

Andy Warhol/ Seeing Red at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One line gets a big laugh at Guild Hall's production of Red, the play screenwriter John Logan wrote about the painter Mark Rothko: in his studio, supe...

If You Let Them Color, They Will Come: The FLAG Art Foundation Baby Art History Program

Hilary Harkness | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

As they settled in, enthusiastic toddlers colored with crayons on large swaths of white paper covering the gallery floors with a show of Roy Lichtenstein's nudes and interiors as their backdrop while their parents looked on -- in some cases, coloring along with their children.

10 Mouthwatering Works Of Art For Foodies Everywhere

Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts

Locking eyes with a truly tantalizing artwork can feel like gazing longingly at a delectable dish. Your heart beats faster, drooling may occur, and it...

What If Artists Designed Rooms Instead Of Canvases?

Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts

Close your eyes and imagine a world where your favorite artists aren't painters or sculptors or graffiti masters. Instead, the likes of Keith Haring, ...

Auction: Warhol, Lichtenstein Prints

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Thirty-six silkscreen prints developed during Pop Art's seminal moments of creation are now at auction online. Among them are Roy Lichtenstein's fir...

Controlled Spontaneity: Roy Lichtenstein at Centre Pompidou

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

When one thinks of Roy Lichtenstein, one naturally conjures the image of an oversized comic strip, a moment of melodrama laden with Ben-Day dots forming a damsel in distress.

Chuck Close: Up Close at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

"This is our best show ever," exulted Guild Hall Executive Director Ruth Appelhof, repeating what she says every August, as she greets guests for the ...

Quality and Luxury at Art Southampton

MutualArt | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

New fair Art Southampton will return for its sophomore run this week, kicking off on July 25th and running until the 29th.

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Jon Eig | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Jon Eig

Surely, with recycled Resident Evils and bankruptcy-inducing John Carters out there, people are fed up with the standard operating procedure of mainstream film.

Larry Gagosian Testifies About His Business Practices -- So What Do We Learn?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Secondary market private sales have long been an important part of the art business. They are also, perhaps, the most opaque. When negotiating between...

Happy Birthday, Roy Lichtenstein!

Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of cheeky comic fan and masterful pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein. The American painter, known for his extravagant use of onomatopo...

Owner Gets Back $4M Painting Missing Since 1970

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A multimillion-dollar Roy Lichtenstein painting of an electrical cord that was sent out for a cleaning 42 years ago and disappeared was re...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

LOOK: National Gallery Of Art's Big Roy Lichtenstein Show Opens

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Famous for his dots and cartoons, Roy Lichtenstein leapt to the forefront of pop art, while his career also covered a broad range of sub...