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Willem De Kooning

Seeing Red, Feeling Blue, Something Borrowed, Something New

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.12.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

"J. Steven Manolis: A Survey of Works," Coral Springs Museum of Art, Installation view. Photograph by Sargent Architectural Photography. By Bruce Hel...

Art Can Reveal Early Signs Of Brain Disorders, Study Claims

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.30.2016 | Arts

Abstract expressionist painter Willem de Kooning was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in his 80s. However, a new study by Alex Forsythe at the Uni...

Sunny Skies Forecast Over Art Miami 2016

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Franz Kline, Untitled, Circa 1947, Oil on canvas, 28 x 35 in. (71.1 x 88.9 cm). Courtesy of Allan Stone Projects, New York. © The Franz Kline Estate ...

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...

What to expect during November's auction season

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

In New York, there are specialty art auctions throughout the year, but all eyes are on the day and evening sales in November and May that bring out t...

Multiple Gems At Art Southampton 2016

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This year's Art Southampton will feature over 70 prominent international galleries and showcase tens of millions of dollars' worth of some of the finest museum quality art, sculpture and photography from the 20th and 21st centuries.

Buying Art vs. Collecting Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

An unsettling cash phenomenon happened in the art world just two weeks ago, when a gigantic pile of money exchanged hands between two major American art philanthropists. A $500 million dollar pile, to be precise.

30 Years After An Art Heist, This Museum Still Wants Its Painting Back

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of A...

Grace Hartigan: Works From 1960-65 at the X Contemporary Art Fair, Miami

John Seed | Posted 11.27.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Grace Hartigan, whose work played the range between abstraction and representation once told an interviewer: "Now as before it is the vulgar and the vital and the possibility of its transformation into the beautiful which continues to challenge and fascinate me."

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.

Profiles in Conscious Aging: Photographer Christine Newman

Tara Fass | Posted 08.06.2016 | Fifty
Tara Fass

At Louse Point in the Springs neighborhood of East Hampton where the air practically sparkles, we meet for an end of the day swim. As women do when we feel safe with each other, we let our guards down as we share about our lives.

A Father's Day Conversation With Scott Hunter, Artist and Stay-At-Home Dad

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 06.18.2016 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Scott Hunter explores different arrangements of textures, colors and shapes through his abstract expressionist work. Though many different things inspire his work, he feels most encouraged by his drive to make paintings that mean something.

Dutch Treat

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano stumbled onto what was to become the Hudson River in 1524 while circumnavigating a remarkable island owned at the time by the Manhattoes, the Native American tribe for which the city is named.

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

A Conversation With Amaranth Ehrenhalt

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Regardless of what the curators and "decision-makers" of today's art scene are looking for, Amaranth Ehrenhalt is not waiting for anyone's validation. "I know what I want to do," she said resolutely, "and I'm my own best critic."

Franz Kline: The Forgotten Abstract Expressionist?

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Many people remember Kline because his large-scale zoomed-in gestures resonate at both four feet and hundreds of feet away. This has led to the view that his works are just big black-on-white gestures, akin to big details of a de Kooning.

The End of Genius and the Rise of the Compassionate Artist

Francis Levy | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

How great is greatness? How exalted are the productions of so called great men? Beauty may be truth and it may be mind blowing, but it's like planned obsolescence. It has a certain expendability.

Art Will Be Everywhere This August in America

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Public advertisements have become such a commonplace part of the American landscape that we don't even consciously register them anymore -- that is unless they contain something extraordinary.

A New Arts Gym, A New Website for Willem de Kooning, the Death of On Kawara and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

As the arts scene at Stanford receives increasing resources and attention, the University has started planning the construction of a new "arts gym" -- a drop-in studio and performing arts space.

Hunt Slonem's 'Bunnies' -- Another Slant on 'Hip-Hop' Culture

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Hunt Slonem is arguably one of the most fascinating artists of our time. His celebrated career continues to perpetually move forward in leaps and bounds, with a remarkable schedule of museum and gallery exhibitions around the world attesting to the admiration and curatorial support his art has elicited.

Channeling Modernist Ghosts and the Death Star

Simon Watson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

And in neighboring spaces are a 17-foot-high black wax-surfaced American flag sculpture that appears to be crashing through the gallery's floor and a poignantly solemn detail image of the riderless horse that led JFK's funeral procession.

How A Ring Of Con Artists Duped The Art World By Forging Masterworks In A Garage

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

A talented Chinese painter and a trio of art-dealing crooks allegedly fooled the art world into purchasing $80 million dollars worth of forged masterp...

Art As the Vehicle for Conversation: The World of Jonathan Grossmalerman

MutualArt | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Grossmalerman! promotional shot, 2014. All images courtesy of the artist. In an age where artists are exploring varying mediums in order to differen...

10 Very Unlikely 'Hot Chicks' By The Moldy Peaches' Adam Green (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts

Warning: The following images may not be quite NSFW, but they sure get weird. When you hear of a drawing series named "Hot Chicks," you probably en...

The FBI's Most Convincing Forgeries Get Their Own Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

Upon entering "Caveat Emptor" you will likely be able to recognize the exhibition's work with confidence. Iconic pieces made famous by art legends lik...