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Édouard manet

Classic Art Has Never Been So Dirty (NSFW)

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

We're here to let you in on a pretty widely known secret about art history: It's dirtier than you remember. Before NSFW was an acronym thrown about on...

Richard Butler: ahatfulofrain

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

As a painter, I am most impressed with Richard Butler's near minimalist approach to paint application. He achieves smoke, electric light, flesh and focus with ease. Butler's mood is more about emotional voids or emptiness, even though it is largely unintended.

Keeping Your Manets and Masaccios Straight

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts
Nick Kolakowski

There is little shame in viewing an unfamiliar work of art and saying, "I have no idea who painted that," rather than make an uneducated guess.

Art and Education: An Interview

David Galenson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Education
David Galenson

Earlier this year I was sent an electronic book aimed at teachers, titled The Art of Learning. I enjoyed reading it, and Richard and Christine agreed to do the following interview about it by email.

Museum Wins Bid To Keep Manet Masterpiece

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- Britain's Ashmolean Museum says it has raised almost 8 million pounds ($12.5 million) to buy an Edouard Manet masterpiece and keep it on pub...

21 Questions for Painter and "Girls" Star Jemima Kirke

ARTINFO | Posted 09.15.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Name: Jemima Kirke Age: 27 Occupation: Artist/actor Location: New York What project are you working on now? I have been looking at my drawings. Revi...

A Strange Backstory To Manet's Famous Painting

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.05.2012 | Home

This morning the folks over at Vimeo drew our attention to a strange but brilliant animation by Estonian artist Michael Rake. The short film, "Breakfa...

Happy Birthday, Gustave Courbet!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts

We can think of few artists who embody the spirit of unbridled liberty and personal conviction better than Gustave Courbet. The rugged, bohemian paint...

Art Treasures, Yours for the Asking

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

As a rule, museums put on display only the best, only the crème de la crème of their collections, which counts for roughly 5 percent of everything that they have in storage. But what about the other 95 percent?

Invisible Self Portraits

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

From Jan Van Eyck's "Arnolfini Portrait" to Edouard Manet's "A Bar at the Folies-Bergere", the mirror has continued to enchant art lovers. Jonathan Ho...

Which Impressionist Painter Had A Lovechild With His Piano Teacher?

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 180th Birthday of Edouard Manet, the outspoken artist synonymous with forward-thinking movements such as Impressionism and Realism. Ma...

UK's Desperate Plan To Keep Manet Painting

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Do you have a couple million pounds to spare? The UK is currently on the lookout for someone to pitch in £28m to keep Édouard Manet's unfinished mas...

Rock Star's Steamy Photography

Susan Michals | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts
Susan Michals

(Bryan Ferry's Olympia cover, starring the always photogenic Kate Moss) Beginning Thursday, October 20th, singer Bryan Ferry - yes, the dapper, sua...

WATCH: 500 Years Of Artists Paint Women

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

New to us at HuffPost Arts, Philip Scott Johnson's "500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art" is intriguing in its ability to trace how representa...

What's In a (Painting's) Name? Quite a Lot, Actually

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In 1871, James McNeill Whistler painted what would become his most famous work, which he titled "Arrangement in Grey and Black" and submitted the foll...

The Egg, Inside and Out

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.19.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Hope Sandrow, an artist who has worked with complex photographic images, conceptual and installation art, has long been preoccupied with evolution and ecosystems.

Blog Watch: When Cartoons Meet Art On 9Gag

9GAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When Cartoons meet Art on 9gag...

Who Were The Ten Most Influential Artist's Muses?

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Throughout history, artists have been inspired by the presence of certain other people in their lives that motivated them to create their best work. T...

AUCTION UPDATE: Manet Breaks Record, But Auction Fails To Impress

MutualArt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Edouard Manet's exceptional Self Portrait with a Palette sold tonight at Sotheby's London for 22.4 million pounds ($33.2 million) with fees, a record ...

Our Stripper Shoes, Ourselves

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leora Tanenbaum

Ironically, over time, gorgeous shoes create ugly feet, not to mention pain that shoots from the foot to the knee to the hip to the back. Fetish-themed shoes, then, really are masochistic.