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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 ...

Zona MACO: A Window On Latin America

MutualArt | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The ambitious fair has been regarded as the most important art event in Latin America, bringing together 137 galleries from 21 different countries from across Europe, North and South America.

Portugal Sells Famous Art In Effort To Recoup Debt

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is hoping a master of surrealism can help taxpayers recoup some of the millions they lost rescuing a failed bank. ...

85 Works By Your Favorite Surrealist Are Up For Bid

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A trove of 85 works by Spanish surrealist master Joan Miro acquired by the Portuguese government from a failing bank is up for auction...

Yisreal Feldsott and the Voice of Spirit

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Just as a metaphysician seeks to clarify the fundamental notions by which humankind understands the world, the work of artist Yisreal Feldsott is a pursuit of an encounter with the nature of existence.

Objects in Space: Léger, Miró, Calder

MutualArt | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Hammer Galleries presents this 4th year in a row another exciting exhibition at TEFAF Maastricht entitled 'Objects in Space: Léger, Miró, Calder', featuring over fifteen paintings and five mobiles ranging from 1926-1976.

Collaboration In Art (Part I)

David Galenson | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

A new practice emerged in the late 20th century, in which teams of two artists working together from the beginning of their careers, making all of their work jointly, have become significant contributors to advanced visual art.

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

Barcelona, One More Time (PHOTOS)

Sivan Askayo | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

It is not a hard thing to fall in love with Barcelona. In fact, it is quite easy.

Happy Birthday Salvador Dali!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of everyone's favorite mustachioed surrealist painter, Salvador Dali. The eccentric Spaniard, who was a lover of all things gild...

The Body Becomes The Canvas

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Who wants a tattoo of a few Chinese characters when you can have one of the greatest works of all time emblazoned on your back? Although most of the a...

José Andrés To Remake National Gallery Cafe Menu

Posted 04.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Chef José Andrés will give the National Gallery of Art's Garden Café a makeover starting in May. The NGA announced Monday that th...

'Nipples At The Met' Is Exactly What You Think It Is (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

It's not often that you get an unadulterated close-up of a nipple, unless you work in the entertainment industry or spend time at the Landing Strip. M...

Tiny Paintings By Big Artists

Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts

Oftentimes exhibitions are organized around artist, movement, location or theme. But rarely have we seen one organized around size. (Excluding Shaq's ...

David Lynch Is Back!

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

David Lynch is the master of creating those uncomfortable moments in which the banal gives way to the absurd; through film, music and visual arts Lync...

Step Right Up To The Carnival

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

Maybe there is something mystical about having a twin. Maybe it was growing up in the mythically-rich Transylvania, home of Dracula, or maybe they jus...

Influential Abstract Painter Dies At 88

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Antoni Tapies passed away last night according to his family members. He was 88 years old and had been in bad health for some time. Tapies was hugely ...

Jersey City Museum of Russian Art (MoRA) is Worth Crossing the Hudson

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

The Museum of Russian Art (MORA) is exhibiting two contemporary Russian/Eastern European artists right now that are taking the viewer on a stunning travel to strangely familiar places.

Surrender To Dreams: 'The Surrealist Revolution In Art'

Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

(Via MutualArt.) “I would like to sleep, in order to surrender myself to the dreamers, the way I surrender myself to those who read me with eyes ...

Art Basel: Proof Art Economy Is Strong Again?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

If Art Basel serves as the art world's bellwether, then this years fair is extremely promising. Works by twentieth century artists such as Pablo Picas...

WATCH: Joan Miró's Secret Political Side

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

Curators have a lot to say about the new Joan Miró exhibition at London's Tate Modern. In the video below, journalist Will Gompertz asks Tate Modern ...

A Weekend in Florence

Anthony Lassman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel
Anthony Lassman

As opposed to Rome, the first weekend of April is not traditionally sunbathing weather for Florence. However, I was there on Friday and Saturday an...

Must-See Exhibitions This Spring

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Spring is on our steps, so it's time to pack for either a short trip to Long Island or a longer trip to Europe in search of the most appealing ...

Can An Art Fair Be Dreamy?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Jenny Saville, Pause, 2002-03. Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 ft / 305 x 213 cm. Exhibitor: Thomas Gibson Fine Art TEFAF is Dreamy. Let me explain why. Th...

The Ten Best Love Poems Ever Written In Honor Of Valentine's Day 2011

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

Mindful of Paul Valery's painfully true contention that "Love is being stupid together," how about ten poems and ten paintings that celebrate the art of being stupid together? Come on, just this once.