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Daniel Maidman and Noah Becker in Conversation: Next Topic

Daniel Maidman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Noah Becker and Daniel Maidman both make figurative paintings and write about art. Their ongoing conversation, conducted by email, illustrates two people with profoundly different outlooks on their many points of commonality working towards a shared vocabulary for talking about art.

El Greco Makes Old Master Record at Sotheby's

ARTINFO | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

A masterpiece by El Greco sold at Sotheby's yesterday evening (July 3, 2013) for £9.1 million, a record for a Spanish Old Master and the highest pric...

The Cutest Homage To Painting Ever?

Posted 02.28.2013 | Arts

Looking for an interesting way to educate your children on the value of art history? Perhaps this photography project, imagined by Australian artist B...

An Illustrated Guide To The Art Market

ARTINFO | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

If I read that an art collector has paid $3 million for a Damien Hirst "Spot Painting," I will probably roll my eyes and turn the page. If read for th...

Creepiest Museum Exhibition Ever?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

London's National Gallery is known for housing the most talented and famed artists through the years, so their upcoming homage to Venetian master Titi...

France Holds Painting Hostage

Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts

There have been a lot of stolen paintings changing hands and other ownership disputes in the art world lately, but we usually see estates battling it ...

PHOTOS: 'Invitation To The Voyage' At Algus Greenspon NYC

Alexander Adler | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Invitation to the Voyage September 10 - October 8, 2011 "Invitation to the Voyage," titled after Baudelaire's whimsically hopeful poem, strikes out a...

Young Artists Look at Old Masters

Joan Sherman | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Joan Sherman

In the Thesis Exhibit of the MFA program at Columbia, I saw diverse responses to the world we live in, all firmly rooted in the present. Yet, in many installations, I could see a connection to a distant past -- to Old Master art.

PHOTO: 'Lost' Michelangelo Found?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

How would you react if someone told you there was a Michelangelo in your dormitory? For at least one clergyman at the University of Oxford, the answer...

Record Breaking Sales At Old Masters Auction

Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Sotheby's and Christie's made headlines this week for record-smashing sales, achieving the second and third-highest Old Master auc...

Raphael Drawing Sells For $48 Million At UK Auction

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A drawing by Raphael and a Rembrandt portrait have set records and together sold for almost 50 million pounds ($82 million) at an aucti...