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9/11 - The Changing Light

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 09.11.2014 | New York
Elisa Gaudet

On September 11, 2001, I was in Saint Emillion, France with a girlfriend having lunch. We stopped in a shop to buy wine and two young guys told us that planes were crashing into buildings and office towers were falling in New York City.

Suitcase Yields A Long Lost Monet

nytimes.com | Compiled by | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
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A Monet landscape is the latest lost treasure to surface in Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of European art. The painting was recently found in a suitcase...

In the Footsteps of Monet at Bordighera

Michael Schuermann | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts
Michael Schuermann

The French painter Claude Monet spent one winter -- the early part of 1884 -- in the Italian town of Bordighera, having been introduced to this part of the Riviera by his friend Renoir the year before.

James Franco, What Are Your Thoughts?

Abhishek Seth | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Abhishek Seth

I'm speechless. Copyright © Pawel Kuczynski The real worth of artwork in society. Ishan, thank you for showing me these pai...

Masterworks by Working Masters

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

With these pleasant reminders of the past and the present and their connections to contemporary inventiveness, I've had the unexpected and pleasurable experience of seeing great classic works within reach, up close and friendly.

Six Works Of Art That Could Help You To Live

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

It comes naturally to most of us to think of music as therapeutic. Almost all of us are, without training, DJs of our own souls, deft at selecting pie...

Art Institute President Douglas Druick Talks Art and Life on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.13.2014 | Arts
Mark Bazer

Douglas Druick, the Art Institute of Chicago's president and director, visited The Interview Show to talk about the museum, his "eureka" experiences with art and the best time of day to look at paintings.

A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

Forever de Young: Impressions of a San Francisco Impressionist Exhibition

Michael Levin | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Michael Levin

Irony of ironies: today, 150 years after appearing on the scene, the Impressionists, perhaps art's greatest rebel force, have become what they despised. Dorm room kitsch. Visual Muzak.

Talking "Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity" With the Art Institute's Gloria Groom

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

"Were the Impressionists fashionistas? And what role did fashion play in their goal to paint modern life with a 'modern style?" Those were the questio...

'I Am Not Really In The Business Of Making A Product'

Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

Keeping Your Manets and Masaccios Straight

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts
Nick Kolakowski

There is little shame in viewing an unfamiliar work of art and saying, "I have no idea who painted that," rather than make an uneducated guess.

Happy Birthday, Claude Monet!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French Impressionist master, Claude Monet. The plein-air devotee would turn 172 years old if he were miraculously still alive...

Artistic Innovation: Individual or Collective?

David Galenson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

In the modern era, great painters have learned from their peers (and from their teachers), but have made distinctive individual contributions. To fail to recognize this is to fail to understand modern art.

PHOTOS: Visit Monet's Giverny Flower Garden In The Bronx

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Claude Monet's beloved flower and water gardens in the north of France are world-famous. But for those unable to visit the artist's iconic...

And This Is How You Weave Paint

Posted 02.20.2012 | Arts

Robert Davidovitz creates mesmerizing paintings without ever touching a brush. Instead the multidisciplinary Canadian artist combines painting, sculpt...

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...

PHOTOS: Curate Your Own Art Exhibition

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

In an age where we can use the internet to become DJ's, composers, directors and human encyclopedias, it makes sense we should get a chance to try out...

QUIZ: Who Painted That Pup?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

Long before LOLCats graced the world with its presence, people looking to get a good laugh at a furry animal had to get their hands on one the old fas...

Art Dealer Arrested For $2 Million Of Fake Art

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

Is the signature on your Monet a little too legible? It could be a fake; word is they're going around. A former art dealer was arrested in South F...

10 Famous Art Heists

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

If the case of Mark Lugo, suspected Picasso thief, can teach us anything, it's that stealing art is extremely difficult. It's almost comically easy, o...

We Bet You Don't Know These 10 Odd Facts About Famous Artists

Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts

You might think that since the artists included in the slideshow below are famous, you know everything about them (and perhaps some of you do). But we...

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.

WATCH: Rare Masterpieces By Picasso, Michelangelo Displayed In London

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For three days, Christie's London will display rarely seen masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo and Picasso before they go to auction. The ...

Art Healing with Alexander Melamid

ARTINFO | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK--As luck would have it, I woke up last Thursday feeling pretty crummy. Maybe it was allergies, maybe it was a cold. (I've never totally under...