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Art Standoff!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts

On Friday, “La Bohème” will open the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s latest season, as the Puccini opera has nearly every other year since 1898...

Judge Hears Arguments Over Barnes Foundation Move

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Barnes Foundation's new home is well under construction in Philadelphia but a long and bitter fight continues over whether...

Barnes Foundation Move Signals The End Of An Era

Jane Chafin | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

On Sunday, July 3, the doors to the Barnes Foundation in Lower Merion, PA will close. Its priceless art collection will be taken down, wrapped and shi...

Top Ten Best And Top Ten Worst Art Moments Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

As 2010 winds down and we begin looking forward to 2011, we thought to look back at the highest highs and the lowest lows of the past 10 years. Two es...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Plan ForYourArt, March 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The inaugural exhibition for the newly expanded, Richard Meier-designed Gagosian Gallery includes new large-scale photographic work by Andreas Gursky.

Mighty Movie Podcast: It's Beautiful, Now It's Mine: The Art of the Steal Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

At one point in the new film The Art of the Steal, one of the people protesting the moving of Dr. Albert Barnes' art collection (Picasso, Modigliani, ...