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Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum: Mascara for the Masses

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In a week when talk focused on the revamping of Renee Zellweger's face, whether or not the Oscar winning actress went generic with plastic surgery, a ...

Is This the Most Important Photograph of the 20th Century?

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

At the time of William Eggleston's exhibition, color was shunned in serious photography circles. Until then photographers used color only for advertising and journalism, and it was widely despised by the mainstream art world of the time.

10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether...

A Texas State of Mind

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Austin is a creative, constantly evolving city. Everything you've heard about it is true. With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, Austin lets you create a soundtrack all your own.

Why You Should

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Aurelia Condrat

Sometimes our wishes come true; other times things simply do not go as we would like them to. Who didn't fail at least once in his life? These are not tragedies, they are hardships. You keep on trying your best until you succeed.

Artists Must Make Peace With the Academic Life

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Teaching now obliges an artist to instruct others in techniques and styles that, at times, may be wholly opposed to his or her own work.

This $20 Million Looted Painting Will Be Returned To It's Rightful Jewish Heirs

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 03.21.2014 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Norwegian museum says it has agreed to return a Matisse once looted by Hermann Goering to the family of Jewish art dealer Paul Ro...

A Nod to Matisse

Domingo Zapata | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Domingo Zapata

Presently, I have a solo exhibition showing at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles, "A Nod to Matisse". My intention was to pay a great homage to the ...

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Power of Limits

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Linda Noble Topf

It has always fascinated me that creativity and positive thinking are often born out of limitation. When there is adversity, it seems, we humans have all the greater incentive to work out ingenious ways to overcome obstacles, protect ourselves from harm, and chart new territory.

When Art Framed War

Louise Mirrer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors."

The Armory Show at 100: Still a "Must See" for New Yorkers

Henry Miller | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

The New York Historical Society's blockbuster exhibition -- "The Armory Show at 100" -- runs through February 23. A major feature of the arts season l...

Happy Birthday Henri Matisse!

Posted 12.31.2013 | Arts

In honor of Henri Matisse's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the bir...

'Nazi-Looted Art' Found In Munich Apartment

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

BERLIN -- BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are investigating a huge art find reported to include hundreds of works seized by the Nazis and considere...

Matisse's Cut-Outs Head To London

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

LONDON — London's Tate Modern says it will stage the largest-ever exhibition of late works by Henri Matisse next year. "Henri Matisse: the Cut-...

Matisse Painting Has Nazi Past

AP | By SALEHA MOHSIN and TOBY STERLING | Posted 04.08.2013 | Arts

OSLO, Norway -- The family of a prominent Parisian art dealer is demanding that a Norwegian museum return an Henri Matisse painting seized by Nazis un...

Conclaves, Pheromones and the Pure Religion

Marie Woolf | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion
Marie Woolf

A whole past of faith and of beauty emerges in front of our eyes thanks to watercolours brushed by a hand of an artist, responsible for love.

Armory Show Legacy Benefits Museum of Modern Art

Liz Goldner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Liz Goldner

The 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. The exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."

Stolen Matisse Painting Has Been Recovered!

AP | FABIOLA SANCHEZ | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

CARACAS, Venezuela — A painting by Henri Matisse stolen more than a decade ago from a museum in Venezuela will soon be returned to the country, ...

Pair Sentenced For Trying To Sell Stolen Painting In SoBe

Posted 01.23.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- The pair who pled guilty to trying to sell a stolen Matisse painting to undercover FBI agents in South Beach have been sentenced, according t...

Two Sentenced For Trying To Sell Stolen Matisse

Reuters | Nicholas Wapshott | Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

A Florida man and a Mexican woman were sentenced to prison terms on Tuesday for trying to sell a stolen painting by French master Henri Matisse a deca...

Happy Birthday, Henri Matisse!

Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French painter, printmaker and sculptor, Henri Matisse. The Fauvist painter, famous for his mastery of expressive color, woul...

Rare Visions In 2012: A Roundup Of Great Art On View

David Coggins | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
David Coggins

This year, politics consumed the culture and attack ads became common currency. That makes it hard for the creative class to decide where to reside: M...

Matisse Surprises In A New Show At The Met

Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts

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Would You Have Noticed?

Posted 01.23.2013 | Miami

The man and woman accused of selling a stolen Henri Matisse painting on Miami's black market have pled guilty. Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman of M...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...