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

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.13.2014 | 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...

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...

PHOTOS: E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation Of Monet's Flowers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: E.V. Day WHAT: Seducers WHEN: January 14 through March 5, 2011 WHERE: Carolina Nitsch Project Room 534 West 22 St. New York, NY 10011 212.645...

From the Palettes of Babes: Four Prodigious Child Artists to Watch

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

On Thursday, the New York Times dared to ask a question that has been plaguing moms for years: what do you do when your children's artistic output out...

Monet At Midnight: Visitor Demand Keeps Artist's Grand Palais Show Open 24 Hours A Day

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

The massive exhibition "Claude Monet, 1840-1926" at the Grand Palais -- the first of its kind in Paris in 30 years -- has been a huge success. Online ...

Along for the Ride: Paris & Deauville

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

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Letter From Paris: The Skulls of Yahel Chirinian

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Beth Arnold

Ms. Chirinian has produced visually interesting pieces that erupt with energy and light. When the light hits these extraordinary skulls, it explodes across the ceiling and walls like a disco ball.