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PHOTOS: Brody Commissioned A. Quincy Jones House Hits Market For $25 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA, a few weeks ago we reported that the A. Quincy Jones house commissioned by art patrons and philanthropists Sidney and Frances Brody ha...

Dennis Hopper: The Ouroboros of Art

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Friday, Dennis Hopper got his star on Hollywood Boulevard. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce had tried for years to give him one, but he declined the honor until now, in what are obviously his last few weeks of life.

How the "Lively Arts" Became "the Media"

Lewis Lapham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lewis Lapham

The supposition that art is a gift as opposed to a collectible, something that doesn't try to sell you anything, runs counter to our contemporary notions of what constitutes a meaningful exchange.

Picasso's "Recession-Proof" Harem

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Seed

Who was bidding on Picasso's 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter?

The Armory Show; Contemporary Art in New York

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
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Lauri Lyons

Since 1913, The Armory Show Art Fair has been the preeminent international exhibition of modern art in the United States.

Obama's Modern Art (PHOTOS): White House's New Art On Display

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON (AP) You can't see it, but there's a quiet cultural revolution under way at the White House. The Obamas are decorating their private space...

When Historical Partnerships End Before the Work Is Finished

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lapham's Quarterly

For two people seemingly fused together and yet fiercely independent, one of the great misconceptions about Christo and Jeanne-Claude's art was that the artist was solely Christo.

A Green Art Manifesto

Brendan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brendan Smith

You've seen us on the streets and farmers markets of New York, San Francisco, and Atlanta, selling our dresses sewn from recycled umbrellas and clocks milled from reclaimed wine tanks.

Whitney To Open Museum At Entrance To Highline, Designed Renzo Piano

nytimes.com | Carol Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three years after reaching a tentative agreement with the city, the Whitney Museum of American Art is forging ahead with plans to build a second museu...

Contemporary Artists Tackle Climate Change (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ReThink the Implicit is a new, installation-based exhibit at the Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art in Copenhagen. In honor of the United Nations Cli...

Culture Zohn: Pianissimo from Renzo Piano: The New Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patricia Zohn

2009-06-11-799_northfacade400.jpg New York, LA, San Francisco, Houston, eat your hearts out: Renzo Piano has saved his best US work so far for Chicago.

A Warhol for the West Wing

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jonathan Melber

It's a good sign that Obama has shown an interest in contemporary art. Let's hope it extends beyond the White House walls.

Greening Hollywood: L.A. Art Show's Visually Moving Feast

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Paige Donner

Los Angeles Arts Month is an opportunity for the Los Angeles art community to synergize the Los Angeles Art Show with the City's artists and art institutions to create a cultural mecca.

Credit Crunch Not Affecting Art Auctions

Reuters | Jeremy Lovell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rather like the premature reports of the death of Mark Twain, forecasts of the collapse of the art market as a result of the global credit crunch appe...