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As Light Is Said to Do

Daniel Maidman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Carroll draws close here to the very heart of things. Her vision of human being dissolves into a vivid and vital universe which precedes and follows and surrounds it. In the hand of this awakened reality, what is important about a life, any life, persists, because it is only borrowed a little while from an eternal and active wonder.

The Idiot's Guide To Identifying Classic Paintings

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Can you tell a Rembrandt from a Caravaggio? Or a Rubens from a Michelangelo? If you answered no, have no fear. There's a quick and painless guide to t...

Au Revoir Picasso

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Carole Mallory

On March 8, 2014, I visited Welfare in order to pay my electric bill. I filed an application because I qualified for poverty level assistance. Whil...

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Picasso Jewels

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.06.2014 | Arts
Carole Mallory

"When are we getting married?" I asked Claude. He remained silent. I boarded the first plane in the morning for New York, took his dog, Tutu, never to return to Paris.

Picasso's Schmatte

Kipp Friedman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kipp Friedman

Picasso's Schmatte I've probably been to the Four Seasons in New York half a dozen times in my life, and have always associated the iconic Midtown Ma...

Why I Paint Guernica

Ron English | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
Ron English

Guernica for me is a modern template, just as the Madonna and Child is an ancient template. There are many templates in art, shells upon which the ...

Can One Cordon Off Evil Ideas From Art and Science?

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

It is difficult, to be sure, how to gauge the utility of beautiful things that are brought into the world from repugnant minds.

MMA Fighter Really Has No Reason To Smile

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

MMA fighter Andy Eicholz may have lost his match against Wade Sauer, but that wasn't any reason to get bent out of shape -- or was it? The two bat...

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid th...

Man Wins A Picasso Painting For Just $138

AP | Posted 12.20.2013 | Arts

WEXFORD, Pa. (AP) — A man looking for art for his new home has won a $1 million Picasso painting with a $138 raffle ticket. Jeffrey Gonano told the...

Charity To Raffle Off A Picasso For Only $138

AP | Posted 12.12.2013 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — For aspiring art collectors everywhere, there is hope. Sotheby's Paris is giving away a $1 million masterpiece by Pablo Picasso for ju...

Quality Material Attracts Bidders for Record Breaking Auctions

MutualArt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.

Stop Everything And Watch This Rap Battle Between Pablo Picasso and Bob Ross

Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

If you sit through any video on the internet today, let it be this Bob Ross and Pablo Picasso rap battle. You will not regret watching the two minu...

Uncovered Trove Of Nazi-Looted Art Spurs Massive Hunt

AP | JILL LAWLESS and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Finding the treasure hoard was just the start of the hunt. Phones in the cramped London offices of the Art Loss Regist...

Touch(ed)

Emily Sloan-Pace | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Emily Sloan-Pace

The experience of being moved to tears by art is not entirely foreign to me. I will tell you, in all honesty, that I can feel a van Gogh in the room. His art exudes an emotional quality, at times a frenzied desperation.

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar...

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar is an amalgamation of not only Dennis' wit, but but of his superior, hyper-realist eye. 'I think all of the paintings in this exhibition are Marc's strongest to date.'

'Nazi-Looted Art' Found In Munich Apartment

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

BERLIN -- BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are investigating a huge art find reported to include hundreds of works seized by the Nazis and considere...

Happy Birthday, Pablo Picasso!

Posted 10.25.2013 | Arts

Pablo Picasso, who was born on October 25, 1881, illuminated much of the next nine decades with his towering, irrepressible genius. In 1996, 23 years ...

The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

WATCH: The Daily Rituals Of Creative Geniuses

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

Everyone loves advice from people who have reached the highest echelons of success. Hearing about what extremely powerful people do each day or how th...

29 Picasso Artworks Hit The Bidding Block At The Same Time

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

Earlier this month an online raffle gave art admirers the opportunity to own their very own Picasso drawing for just $135. It might seem like a bargai...

Raffle Offers Chance To Win An Original Picasso

AP | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — An online raffle is offering Picasso lovers a chance to own one of his original works for $135. The work is titled "Man...

Adorable Photos Of Artists With Their Dogs

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Arts

Hey, look -- it's Pablo Picasso, his daughter and a dog! Just when you thought artists couldn't get more cuddly, or dogs more sophisticated, th...

The Largest Picasso Heist In History?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

Catherine Hutin-Blay -- better known as the stepdaughter of Pablo Picasso -- is embroiled in what appears to be one of the most absurd art heists we'v...

Grab a Beer: Art Books and Catalogs Offer Cool Summer Reading

John Seed | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
John Seed

One the joys (and hazards) of writing about art is that I have gotten myself on some publisher lists and art books and catalogs are arriving at my front door with increasing frequency.