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The Art World's Unsolved Mysteries

MutualArt | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Murder, theft, and hidden identity describe just a few mysteries confounding the art world. The business side of Art can get messy, especially when the stakes are high. How did a billionaire legally "steal" a $10 million painting?

The Line Is Drawn Between Rembrandt And Degas At The Met

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

Soaking in the work of the French Impressionist Edgar Degas is one breathtaking experience to behold, but to examine the artist alongside the great Du...

Nobody Wants To Buy Degas' Ballerina

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A bronze sculpture of a young ballerina by French Impressionist Edgar Degas has failed to find a buyer at Christie's New York auction...

Astoria Characters: The Pane-Air Painter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

For three decades, Berch and his brushes have been beautifying Astoria, and for three decades, he's stayed pretty much behind the glass.

What Is Art? Famous Artists Respond

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

For centuries we have wondered, what is art? Many nights we've tossed and turned pondering this unsolvable question. And now, HuffPost Arts is here to...

PHOTOS: Curate Your Own Art Exhibition

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

In an age where we can use the internet to become DJ's, composers, directors and human encyclopedias, it makes sense we should get a chance to try out...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Disciple: What Degas Learned From Rembrandt

David Galenson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

In 1856, 22-year-old Edgar Degas left the prestigious Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris just a year after he had enrolled.

QUIZ: Who Painted That Pup?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

Long before LOLCats graced the world with its presence, people looking to get a good laugh at a furry animal had to get their hands on one the old fas...

PHOTOS: Must-See Exhibitions In London

Posted 11.05.2011 | Arts

It’s back to school time for the kids, and you know what that means for us...the art world is back in action! After the lazy, lull days of summer wh...

Every Picture Tells a Story

Tom Teicholz | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Michael Schwartz with Clients. Photo courtesy of Galerie Michael. For 30 years, Michael Schwartz has owned and operated Galerie Michael, an art g...

PHOTOS: What $1B In Art Looks Like

Posted 07.01.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art: Following our highly succesful 2010 auction summary, MutualArt.com's auction summary is back with insightful information reviewing ...

INSPIRED ART: 'Picasso Looks at Degas'

wsj.com | MICHAEL FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

'Picasso Looks at Degas" is a double-barreled delight. It offers not only the chance to see many fine works that Picasso made under the inspiration of...

Lisa Yuskavage: The Journey of an Art Star by Patricia Zohn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-25-outsidepull.jpg Yuskavage says -- using the lexicon of sex to describe her process -- "I can't paint as a bottom. I have to paint as a top."

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.

Recession Hits Lackluster Art Auction Opener At Christie's

nytimes.com | CAROL VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

French and Italian could be heard throughout Christie's salesroom Tuesday night as the fall auction season began unsteadily: While there were some str...

Gunmen Grab $163m in Art at Swiss Museum

AP | ERNST E. ABEGG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ZURICH, Switzerland — Three gunmen in ski masks and dark clothes burst into a museum just before closing time. After a quick run through the bui...