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Life is short, art is forever

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.17.2017 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To describe the last few weeks and the upcoming days as tumultuous would be an understatement. I believe that now, more than ever, we need an extra do...

In the Wake of Trump Victory, New York's Auction Week Perseveres With Solid Results

MutualArt | Posted 11.17.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Edvard Munch, Pikene på broen (Girls on the Bridge), 1902, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 40 3/8 in. (101 x 102.5 cm). Estimate: on request, in excess of $5...

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A.

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.11.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The art season this fall is practically bursting at the seams with first-rate museum and gallery exhibitions all over town. I'm doing my best to see a...

Art And Politics Blur The Lines Of Appropriation

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Appropriation of every type of visual art, music, dance... even cultural attributes has been taking place since the dawn of time.

The Metro Arrives...In Time for the SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS June 5th, 2016

Henry K. Long | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Henry K. Long

The metro has finally arrived at Bergamot Station, but with the train comes uncertainty and inevitable change for the galleries housed at the popular ...

The House that Modernism Built

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

HB2 notwithstanding, the modern movement is alive and well in North Carolina. And what better venue could there be for an exhibition of the virtues o...

An Art Party Hop Wrap Up!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

The Los Angeles art scene is booming! As an arts writer, each weekend I attempt to see as many exhibitions as possible.

'This Place' at the Brooklyn Museum: Outsiders Photograph Israel

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.18.2017 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Frederic Brenner does not think small. In 1996, he posed prominent Jews: Ed Koch, Roy Lichtenstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ruth Westheimer, among them, in a labyrinth on Ellis Island. For his Diaspora project, he traveled the world looking for Jews in unlikely locales.

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Here's The Famous Nude Painting Expected To Fetch $100 Million At Auction

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Works by Amedeo Modigliani, Roy Lichtenstein and Paul Gauguin are poised to set artist auction records in a curated auction at Chris...

New Museums: The Broad and the Whitney

Simon Watson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Arts
Simon Watson

On the flight back to New York, I reflected on the Whitney Museum's grand new digs in Chelsea's Meatpacking District and was struck by how fortunate we are to have two extraordinary new museum buildings on both coasts.

Stirring the Pot With Florence Fabricant

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.10.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last week, at Guild Hall's series, "Stirring the Pot," featuring conversations with "culinary celebrities," Geoffrey Zakarian was not expecting to tal...

A Caring Bridge Site for Artists?

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.03.2016 | 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.

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

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

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

Street Artists Design An Old School Arcade Inspired By Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, bless their sacred hearts.

Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award: Ruth Appelhof at the Maidstone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Just prior to the Arthamptons opening, I met with Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director of Guild Hall, who will receive the Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award on July 5. Over eggs Benedict at the Maidstone in East Hampton, we talked.

Top 5 Auctions This May in New York

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.11.2016 | 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 05.30.2015 | 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.