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'Footprints on Snow' Finds Its Way

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

Imagine Claude Monet's pastel Poplars... if Monet was working 100 years later and spent a lot of time on the internet... and you get somewhere close t...

Amy Bessone's 'Hit Your Head' Delivers Hairy Eyeballs

Posted 03.30.2012 | Arts

Amy Bessone's new collection "Hit Your Head!" is gruesome in a playful way, as if De Kooning was trying to make his daughter a birthday card. Bessone'...

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

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...

Happy Birthday, Renoir!

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 170th birthday of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The French artist with a keen eye for feminine beauty did not come from a wealthy background ...

NYC Art Sale To Feature Munch's 'The Scream'

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 04.22.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — One of four versions of Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" will be sold this spring in New York, Sotheby's auction house announc...

Can You Guess The Price?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen, the art world has a new record holder for most expensive piece of artwork. The royal family of Qatar reporte...

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...

Happy Birthday Cezanne!

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 173rd birthday of the French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. If Impressionism is considered to be the first modern art moveme...

WATCH: Masterpieces Recreated With Junk

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

They say "one man's trash is another man's treasure," but in Thomas Deininger's recreated landscapes the old saying takes on a while new meaning. D...

WATCH: Jason Schwartzman Hallucinates John Baldessari's Head In Short Film

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Art anxiety plagues many a thoughtful person. It is the fear that asks over and over again: what if I just don't get it? Who better to address this af...

Gustave Caillebotte, Conceptual Impressionist

David Galenson | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Paradoxically, Gustave Caillebotte was the odd man out among the French Impressionist painters. Art scholars have long recognized this, but have never fully explained it.

Happy Birthday Paul Gauguin!

Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

On June 7, 1848 Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin was born in Paris France. He was an important figure in the Symbolist movement and his bold experiments with...

Has The Art Market Recovered?

wsj.com | KELLY CROW | Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts

The rapidly rebounding art market faces a critical test next week in New York, when auction houses will try to sell a mix of Impressionist, modern and...

The Human Stain on "Sustainism"

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

In its infancy, our little blue orb was a perfect place serenaded by little more than the swoosh of winds and the ebb of ocean tides. Enter humans.

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...

Three Must-See Exhibitions Around the World Right Now

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Here is my advice to travelers on the best way to avoid getting wet: go to a museum, browse its bookstore, check out the gift shop, eat well in the museum café. And of course, don't forget about the art.

The Revolution Ended. Long Live the Revolution

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Lasarow

Rich in terms of reference and process, Roden eschews precision in favor of spontaneity. The blend of concentrated analytical seriousness is palpable.

PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: 'Matisse: Radical Invention' On View At MoMA NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Henri Matisse WHAT: Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 WHEN: July 18, 2010 - October 11, 2010 WHERE: The Museum of Modern Art 11 We...

Drunk Man Loses $1.3 Million Painting In New York

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — First it was a curious tale of a $1.3 million painting a middleman said he drunkenly lost while trying to help a friend sell it. Now...

Jon Swihart: Jean-Leon Gerome Is His Master

John Seed | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Just how did Swihart, a Californian born 50 years after Gerome's death, manage to choose such an iron-clad reactionary as his artistic role model? The answer begins with a tragedy.

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...

Normandy Impressionist Festival: Andre Malraux Museum at Le Havre

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

It is impossible to write about the impressionist art inside the museums of Normandy without describing the natural beauty and scenes from everyday l...

Normandy: Rare Prints Exhibited at Caen

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

If you read my earlier post, "Normandy: Birthplace of Impressionism Celebrated this Summer" you know that the entire Normandy region of France is pay...

Normandy: Birthplace of Impressionism Celebrated this Summer

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

This summer, in a festival entitled Normandie Impressionniste, the entire Normandy region is paying homage to the artists who lived and worked here, and to the artists and places that inspired them.