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Barcelona Journal IV: Picasso

Francis Levy | Posted 07.25.2014 | 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?

Serendipity at the Musee d'Orsay

Susan Kraus | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Susan Kraus

I see Le Lit as an expression of desire -- for the security of a partner, snug under the covers, who would gaze at him with affection, would look deeply, unflinchingly, with love and acceptance, into his eyes. "I want this," I remember saying to myself.

Risky Life and Dreams of a Tub Thug Pimp

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Game agents control the tubs game with their hustle. Earlier this year a New Hampshire man lost his entire $2,600 life savings on a tubs game. "O h...

8 Impressive Hotel Art Collections Worth A Visit

Oyster | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Oyster

When traveling around the world, tourists often have famed art museums on their lists of must-see attractions. But what if the hotel they're staying i...

Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge Goes Down Under

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts

Henri Toulouse-Lautrec was only 36 when he died, but in his 20 year career the provocative painter captured Parisian nightlife in all its intoxicating...

A Book About Paris Has Its Way With Me

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

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Toulouse-Lautrec's Favorite Dancer

David Galenson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

An 1893 article by the critic Arsène Alexandre described the art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec as "very spontaneous in its execution, yet very calcula...

PHOTOS: Guess The Artist: Answer Revealed!

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

We feared our chosen painting for this week's Guess The Artist was too easy, but yesterday a little less than 40% of you correctly identified the arti...

Guess The Artist

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

One of the most prominent Post-Impressionist painters, this nineteenth-century artist is best known for his lurid color palette and provocative subjec...

Post-Impressions

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nigel Hamilton

America is so vast that, living in Boston, I simply had no idea San Francisco was hosting such an exhibition. It took Thanksgiving and a visit to my w...

INSPIRED ART: 'Picasso Looks at Degas'

wsj.com | MICHAEL FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

'Picasso Looks at Degas" is a double-barreled delight. It offers not only the chance to see many fine works that Picasso made under the inspiration of...

In France, They Cherish Lunch and Liberte

Matthew Jacob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Matthew Jacob

Both France and the United States celebrate their national holidays in the month of July. Yet that's where the similarities end. As the French prepare...

Molly Crabapple's DIY Empire: A How To

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrea Chalupa

I asked Molly, who is the chicest community organizer since Obama, to explain how she grew her drawing salon into a franchised phenomenon.

The Return Of The Green Fairy: Ted Breaux Brings (Real) Absinthe Back To America

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Sachs

Jade Liqueurs is one of the geekiest-yet-coolest endeavors in beverage history. By recreating specific vintage absinthes to the letter, Breaux created a time machine for the taste buds.

$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...