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Gauguin

From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Last week, I was supposed to travel to Holland to pay my respects to the Girl with the Pearl Earring. This famous painting by Vermeer reclaimed its ...

Famous Stolen Painting Recovered After Hanging On A Kitchen Wall For Years

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts

ROME (AP) — A Paul Gauguin still life stolen from a wealthy collector's home in Britain decades ago has been recovered after hanging for 40 years in...

Finding Your Muse in Provence

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

High atop a hill in the tiny town of Lacoste, overlooking the Luberon Valley in the south of France, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has restored 33 precious stone buildings dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries.

Gauguin Exhibition Strikes Controversy

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

Almost as legendary as Paul Gauguin's colorful depictions of Tahitian utopia is the colorful story of how he got there and what he did once in the tro...

Art's Best Frenemies

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

Long before middle school girls made 'frenemy' a household term with their three-way phone calls and backhanded insults, Raphael and Michelangelo were...

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...

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...

SLIDESHOW: Artists Gone Wild

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids lunacy, and the artists in t...

Serial Art Attacker Indicted

Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts

Susan J. Burns, who made news earlier this year for twice attacking world famous paintings in the National Gallery of Art, was indicted in Washington,...

PHOTOS: The Art That Inspires Dior

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

On February 12, 1947, Christian Dior presented his first collection on Avenue Montaigne. The revolution is underway and the new look is born. Unknown ...

PHOTOS: Sexism, MJ & Evil Art: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.08.2011 | Arts

Outrage was the name of the game this week on HuffPost Arts. An artist went missing after being detained by the Chinese government, a woman was arrest...

Woman Attacks 'Evil' Painting

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- A woman accused of pounding on a painting by Paul Gauguin and trying to rip it from a wall at the National Gallery of Art told police th...

Gauguin Painting Attacked

The Washington Post | Timothy R. Smith and and Martin Weil, Sunday, April 3, 10:07 PM | Posted 06.03.2011 | Arts

A painting at the Gauguin exhibit in the National Gallery was attacked last week by a gallery visitor, a rare and unusual incident that provoked consi...

Post-Impressions

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nigel Hamilton

America is so vast that, living in Boston, I simply had no idea San Francisco was hosting such an exhibition. It took Thanksgiving and a visit to my w...

$5 Billion Of Masterpiece Art Locked Away In Iran

Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Picasso masterpiece is worth an estimated £25-30m on the international art market, but its only regular contact with the human eye is the fiercel...