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Janetta Rebold Benton: Art History Alive at Pace University

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

The wonderful Janetta Rebold Benton is lecturing again at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in Lower Manhattan. In a fascinating conversation we had with her at the Met Museum, we discussed lecturing, teaching and many other topics that day.

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?

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...

Robert Wittman's Bestseller Priceless, the Art of Recovering Stolen Paintings

James Grundvig | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
James Grundvig

Three days before Christmas in 2000, on an affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

Here's Your Chance To Buy Renoir's Polka-Dotted Scarf (And More!)

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Billed as the single-largest archive of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's personal property, an upcoming auction of hundreds of personal letter...

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...

Happy Birthday, Renoir!

Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of famed French painter, Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Considered one of the leading figures in the Impressionist art movement, the bel...

Yer Cheatin' Art: An Art Forger Tells All (Part I)

Janice Harper | Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

For all the forgers' mastery of art, there remains the troubling issue of morality. What does it mean to turn such a phenomenal skill toward criminal ends? And just how criminal is it, really?

Mallika Rao

This $7 Flea Market Find May Be A Renoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

A woman who bought a $7 box lot at a flea market may have unwittingly scored an original painting by Pierre-August Renoir. An auction house believes t...

Happy Birthday, Renoir!

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 170th birthday of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The French artist with a keen eye for feminine beauty did not come from a wealthy background ...

New York Art Dealer Charged In $4M Fraud

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — A New York art dealer has been charged in a $4 million fraud for selling works by Picasso, Matisse and others without informing the o...

Every Picture Tells a Story

Tom Teicholz | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Michael Schwartz with Clients. Photo courtesy of Galerie Michael. For 30 years, Michael Schwartz has owned and operated Galerie Michael, an art g...

PHOTOS: The Art That Inspires Dior

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

On February 12, 1947, Christian Dior presented his first collection on Avenue Montaigne. The revolution is underway and the new look is born. Unknown ...

Van Gogh's Paintings Get Darker With Age

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If you've noticed your favorite Van Goghs getting darker, it's not because you've caught the troubled Dutch painter's depression. Some of the master P...

PHOTOS: Europe's Art Fair 'Mecca' Is Back With $1.4 Billion Worth Of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is back: The art-lover’s “Mecca” returns in 2011 (March 18-27), as collectors, gallerists...

Stop, Thieves!

Christian Josi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Christian Josi

The greatest art theft in history is happening right now in the suburbs of Philadelphia -- and the odds are that you've never heard of it.

Normandy Impressionist Festival: Andre Malraux Museum at Le Havre

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Denise Dennis

It is impossible to write about the impressionist art inside the museums of Normandy without describing the natural beauty and scenes from everyday l...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Mighty Movie Podcast: It's Beautiful, Now It's Mine: The Art of the Steal Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

At one point in the new film The Art of the Steal, one of the people protesting the moving of Dr. Albert Barnes' art collection (Picasso, Modigliani, ...

'Renoir In The 20th Century' At LACMA Reviewed

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Renoir in the 20th Century" seeks to overturn conventional wisdom....

The Promise of On-Demand Viewing: From "What's Out" to "What's Great"

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

With on-demand in full flower, consumers will confront a vastly larger universe of choice, representing the entire breadth of this century-old medium, not just the most recent theatrical releases.

$5 Billion Of Masterpiece Art Locked Away In Iran

Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Picasso masterpiece is worth an estimated £25-30m on the international art market, but its only regular contact with the human eye is the fiercel...