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Nicola Hicks: The Rudeness of Art and the Excellencies of Nature

Daniel Maidman | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Hicks, with her nearly lunatic manufacture of sculptures out of, in part, straw. She is not unique with regard to her materials or her general aesthetics. But she is one of the best I have seen in reconciling the furious antagonisms of the territory she inhabits.

6 Brilliantly Bizarre Dada Visionaries You Should Know

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

If you've ever looked at a sandbox and thought that's art, if you've ever been moved to tears by a kitchen appliance, or if you've ever imagined a tel...

Calling a Painting 'Done'

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In response to the question "How do you know when you're finished?" Jackson Pollock once made the reply, "How do you know when you're finished making love?"

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 ...

The Top New York Art Auctions of 2010

Katherine Jentleson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Katherine Jentleson

Whereas highly valued masterpieces were rare in 2009, reassured sellers sent top-tier works from Giacometti to Picasso tumbling across the auction block in 2010.

Pink Socks & Patent Leather Shoes -- a Madison Avenue Art Walk

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

If the gracious and pricey Upper East Side is the Gold Coast of Manhattan, then Madison Avenue is the waterfront for art lovers.

Culture Zohn: Picasso Sets Auction House Record at $106.5 Million

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-05-outsidepull.jpgPicasso once again proved his staying power as a 1932 portrait of his muse Marie Therese, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust, sold for $106.5 million, a record at auction.

The Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibit Shows He Was to Photography What Impressionism Was to Art

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jesse Kornbluth

Cartier-Bresson covered the shiny lens of a Nikon with black tape so his subjects would be less inclined to notice him, and took to the streets. What he invented there was essentially photojournalism.

Giacometti Sculpture 'L'Homme qui marche I' Fetches $104.3 Million, World Record: Sotheby's (PHOTO)

AP/ The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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