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Here Are Some Animated GIFts To Help You Celebrate Picasso's Birthday

Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaraonte | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

On a fine day like today, 133 years ago, a man named Pablo Picasso was born. The Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramicist and creative spirit revolutioni...

Celebrate Picasso's Birthday By Spending $6 Million On One Of His Paintings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, born on this date 133 years ago. What better way to celebrate this joyous occasion than by p...

Chasing Windmills In Spain With The Masters

Lori Needleman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Of course a gathering like this is only a fantasy, but imagine how unforgettable it would be to learn about Spanish literature, art and culture from the greats who created so many indelible works.

The Expressionist as Rationalist

Francis Levy | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Thinking is not always associated with abstract expressionism. After all, the technique was called "action painting" and it's quarterback, Jackson Pollock, was intentionally or unintentionally rough around the edges.

Barcelona Journal IV: Picasso

Francis Levy | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Picasso was born in Malaga in 1881 and in l895 arrived in Barcelona, as a young art student. If you'd seen his work for sale on a street corner would you have snapped it up?

The Dream

Aurelia Condrat | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Aurelia Condrat

Love is where you search for it. It has to be nurtured, cared for, as you would with a plant or a pet and extra care never hurts, no matter how many crazy things your heart might say.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso's first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using ...

Dispute Over Picasso's Biggest Artwork Is Resolved

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage curtain believed to be the biggest Pablo Picasso painting in the United States is moving to a museum after a dispute over wh...

Channeling Picasso In The Digital Age

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts

With an eye for sharp-edged abstraction and painterly self-awareness, artist Heimo Zobernig conjures the creative spirit of Pablo Picasso in the digit...

War -- Art -- Peace: II

Frank Browning | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

"The Disasters of War" is an original, unprecedented exhibition. Partisans of one camp or another in each of the conflicts will likely leave the museum enraged.

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...

Erotic Art vs. Pornography. Graffiti Art vs. Vandalism.

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Watching a museum exhibition in the process of being installed --with artworks being unwrapped and moved around --is not necessarily the most intere...

This Is The Largest Picasso Painting In America, And It May Be In Trouble

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's storied Four Seasons restaurant has for decades harbored one of the city's more unusual artworks: the largest Pablo Picas...

This Is Everything You Need To Know About Understanding Art In One Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

Some art is just hard to understand, isn't it? We know it can be tough, so we've found someone who can give you sound advice: Mr. Forthright. T...

Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Draws In Nature

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

She paints. She writes. She welds. She wears men's Tony Lama cowboy boots and dangly turquoise earrings that fly through her long black hair when the wind blows.

And Now for Something Completely Different

David Galenson | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Traditionally, style was the artist's signature or trademark, the unique and distinctive means by which he expressed his ideas or perceptions. The break with this traditional conception was pioneered by Picasso.

Pain Is Not Redeemed by Art: Grief, Loss and Creative Practice

Megan Devine | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

I've been a writer all my life, and a visual artist, too. When I was in private practice, I used creative tools with my psychotherapy clients, drawing...

Thoughts on a Weekend in Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Marshall Fine

Venice outstripped any expectations I might have brought to the experience. It was far more cinematic than any movie could do justice to.

Artistic Creativity Can Be Continuous or Discrete

David Galenson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Cézanne, Kandinsky, and Mondrian all understood that they were artistic seekers, who innovated cautiously and continuously; Picasso and Malevich equally understood that they were finders who made sudden and discrete artistic leaps.

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 ...

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?

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...

Art and Suffering

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Could Picasso not again face what humanity had done? Did he recoil at the idea of any aesthetic response to horror and devastation on that scale? Or, in the face of such unimaginable suffering, did he find art unequal to the task?

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.

The Square

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

The bottom line is that after two years of turmoil beginning in the winter of 2011 Mohammed Morsi remains under what the Times describes as "indefini...