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Art Institute President Douglas Druick Talks Art and Life on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts
Mark Bazer

Douglas Druick, the Art Institute of Chicago's president and director, visited The Interview Show to talk about the museum, his "eureka" experiences with art and the best time of day to look at paintings.

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

Wool Worth Building

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.

Quality Material Attracts Bidders for Record Breaking Auctions

MutualArt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.

The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

The History of the Stick: Georg Herold's Path to Mastery

Bettina Gilois | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Georg Herold is the master of the material in the realm of the conceptual. As it all began with a stick, it has never lost its original conception.

Top Ten Upcoming Lots You Should Know About

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

KNIVES A synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas by Andy Warhol will be sold on Mar 7 2013. The Estimated sale price is between $2,0...

Morley Safer's Art Attack: Watch Out!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Keeping up with new developments in the art world is thrilling, but the task of keeping track of who's new on the scene, what paintings are selling fo...

The Great Houdini!

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Legendary magician Harry Houdini was the master of spectacle, provocation and surprise. Born Ehrich Weiss, a rabbi's son, Houdini soon became an inter...

Which Artist Sells Skateboards For $2K?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Damien Hirst is one savvy businessman. His publishing company Other Criteria, devoted to producing affordable limited editions and multiples, announce...

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

PLAN ForYourArt: February 24-March 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Ed Ruscha's Psycho Spaghetti Westerns features wide horizontal paintings, in which landscape becomes a surreal mental construct.