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Top 5 Contemporary Art Auctions This Fall

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.08.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Contemporary art auctions have caused quite a stir in recent years with buyers bidding record-breaking numbers. For those who want in on the action, these five fall auctions are not to be missed.

The Coming Golden Age Of Fine Art

Ken Ludden | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts
Ken Ludden

Why else endure thousands of hours developing skills unless truly dedicated to the life those skills ultimately require? For a fine artist it is impossible to rest, or feel fulfilled, in any other way.

Andy Warhol/ Seeing Red at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One line gets a big laugh at Guild Hall's production of Red, the play screenwriter John Logan wrote about the painter Mark Rothko: in his studio, supe...

If You Let Them Color, They Will Come: The FLAG Art Foundation Baby Art History Program

Hilary Harkness | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

As they settled in, enthusiastic toddlers colored with crayons on large swaths of white paper covering the gallery floors with a show of Roy Lichtenstein's nudes and interiors as their backdrop while their parents looked on -- in some cases, coloring along with their children.

10 Mouthwatering Works Of Art For Foodies Everywhere

Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts

Locking eyes with a truly tantalizing artwork can feel like gazing longingly at a delectable dish. Your heart beats faster, drooling may occur, and it...

What If Artists Designed Rooms Instead Of Canvases?

Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts

Close your eyes and imagine a world where your favorite artists aren't painters or sculptors or graffiti masters. Instead, the likes of Keith Haring, ...

Auction: Warhol, Lichtenstein Prints

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Thirty-six silkscreen prints developed during Pop Art's seminal moments of creation are now at auction online. Among them are Roy Lichtenstein's fir...

Controlled Spontaneity: Roy Lichtenstein at Centre Pompidou

Jenna-Marie Warnecke | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Jenna-Marie Warnecke

When one thinks of Roy Lichtenstein, one naturally conjures the image of an oversized comic strip, a moment of melodrama laden with Ben-Day dots forming a damsel in distress.

Chuck Close: Up Close at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

"This is our best show ever," exulted Guild Hall Executive Director Ruth Appelhof, repeating what she says every August, as she greets guests for the ...

Quality and Luxury at Art Southampton

MutualArt | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

New fair Art Southampton will return for its sophomore run this week, kicking off on July 25th and running until the 29th.

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Jon Eig | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Jon Eig

Surely, with recycled Resident Evils and bankruptcy-inducing John Carters out there, people are fed up with the standard operating procedure of mainstream film.

Larry Gagosian Testifies About His Business Practices -- So What Do We Learn?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Secondary market private sales have long been an important part of the art business. They are also, perhaps, the most opaque. When negotiating between...

Happy Birthday, Roy Lichtenstein!

Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of cheeky comic fan and masterful pop artist, Roy Lichtenstein. The American painter, known for his extravagant use of onomatopo...

Owner Gets Back $4M Painting Missing Since 1970

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A multimillion-dollar Roy Lichtenstein painting of an electrical cord that was sent out for a cleaning 42 years ago and disappeared was re...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

LOOK: National Gallery Of Art's Big Roy Lichtenstein Show Opens

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Famous for his dots and cartoons, Roy Lichtenstein leapt to the forefront of pop art, while his career also covered a broad range of sub...

PHOTOS: Hockney And Twombly In The Vermont Woods

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I am not really a "nature girl," so promises of fly fishing lessons and campfires in the Vermont woods did not entice. But to the woods I went -- and I was absolutely floored.

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

The Week In Art

Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts

This week we saw a, exciting mix of historical greats and new technology. We celebrated a master's anniversary, revisited the Paris red light district...

The Other King Of Pop

Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts

The largest exhibition of Roy Lichtenstein's work to date will be traveling to a number of museums in the U.S. and Europe this summer. First stop: the...

Whaam! Splat! Bang! Lichtenstein Hits Chicago's Art Institute

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.18.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The exhibition is truly the first of its kind or scale. Lichtenstein blurred the lines between low art and high art and paved the way for current day street artists and graphic novelists to further explore their craft in the world of fine art.

Sotheby's Auction Breaks Records... Again

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" sold for $37 million and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their ow...

Ed Ruscha + Jack Kerouac = Poetic Wandering

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Ed Ruscha's paintings look simple, which is what makes their complexity so confounding. Like a short poem, you can enjoy a Ruscha work in a matter of ...

Jim Dine's Pop Art Pinocchio

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet who turns into a living boy. Jim Dine, an influential pop artist who has been actively working for over 5...