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Israel Goes to The Huntington

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.22.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, one of the most famous cultural institutions here in Southern California, went the extra mile this winter with a new exhibition.

From Ansel Adams to Calvin: The Surprising Inspiration for Landscape Art

Mark Stoll | Posted 08.14.2015 | Arts
Mark Stoll

Most of this art shows the timeless ethereal beauty of nature. It also lacks or minimizes the presence of people. The American love of the empty landscape originated among Protestants from northwestern Europe, and especially among Calvinists.

Power And Elegance

Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts

"Economy of Grace," Kehinde Wiley's new exhibition at Sean Kelly Gallery, taps into his familiar ornate portraits that mix Renaissance pomp and contem...

Record Breaking Sales At Old Masters Auction

Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Sotheby's and Christie's made headlines this week for record-smashing sales, achieving the second and third-highest Old Master auc...

WATCH: Rare Masterpieces By Picasso, Michelangelo Displayed In London

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For three days, Christie's London will display rarely seen masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo and Picasso before they go to auction. The ...