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Artist's Statements of the Old Masters

John Seed | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
John Seed

An Old Master working today would definitely need some strong postmodern language to support his/her "artistic practice." Here are some samples of the kinds of "Artist's Statements" that I think would be required of European Old Masters if they tried to get a show in New York or Los Angeles today.

As Light Is Said to Do

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.02.2014 | 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.

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?

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.

The Two Life Cycles of Creativity: The New York Times Gets It Right

David Galenson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

David Brooks correctly described the two life cycles of creativity. This is preferable to the erroneous understanding of many academic psychologists.

The Week In Art

Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we learned the secret of who purchased "The Scream," the way to creep on naked women at a museum and how to quickly make $3...

Spooky Short Film Retells Titian's 'Metamorphosis'

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home

Wildly hailed as one of Venetian Renaissance master Titian’s greatest works, “Diana and Actaeon,” depicts the moment in which the goddess Diana ...

Titian's First Major Work Goes Public

Posted 07.11.2012 | Arts

Tiziano Vecellio, aka Titian, is widely known as the greatest artist of the 16th century. His first major commissioned work, titled, "The Flight Into ...

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...

Art Treasures, Yours for the Asking

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

As a rule, museums put on display only the best, only the crème de la crème of their collections, which counts for roughly 5 percent of everything that they have in storage. But what about the other 95 percent?

Who Is The "Fred Astaire" Of Painting?

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

Titian was exalted for his mastery of color and the luminosity of his works. His flesh glowed, his figures danced. The 16th century Venetian master fo...

PHOTOS: Art's Best Bling

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Notorious B.I.G. once said "Mo money, mo problems," and no one knows this quite like the Medici family. The ruling patrons of 14th century Florenc...

A Trip to Boston and a Documentary Add to My Gardner Museum Heist Obsession

Jane Chafin | Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

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PHOTOS: What $1B In Art Looks Like

Posted 07.01.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art: Following our highly succesful 2010 auction summary, MutualArt.com's auction summary is back with insightful information reviewing ...

Are Artists Bored by Their Work?

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

I have been writing about looking slowly, taking time to let the visual world seep into your thoughts. It took me three years, on and off, to learn to...

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.