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The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

Happy Birthday, Yves Klein!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of one of the art world's most debated, yet utterly beloved figures, Yves Klein. Known for his rich blue pigments and procliv...

A $10 Million Sponge?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

An artwork by Yves Klein, Papa Smurf of the art world, is heading to Christie's this fall, boasting a hefty price tag. The 1958 work, titled "Accord B...

Art Runs in the Family

MutualArt | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Artistic genes ran in the family of many iconic artists, although we hardly speak of the artwork of the lesser-known relatives who often provided great influence.

How Munch is Too Munch? The 10 Most Expensive Lots From the Recent Spring Auctions

ARTINFO | Posted 09.08.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

It has been a tumultuous spring in the auction world, with sales of truly spectacular artwork punctuating much mediocrity. As many have pointed out, t...

Artists Who Would Make Broadway Hits

Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

This year, gold leaf master and notorious casanova Gustav Klimt celebrates his 150th anniversary. New York is celebrating with a retrospective of Klim...

Klein And Rothko Sell For Millions At Christie's

AP | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — An iconic painting by French artist Yves Klein created with water, a blowtorch and two models has sold at a New York City auction for...

How Much Would You Pay For A Painting?

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Yves Klein stunned the art world with his monochromatic pieces at the nexus of minimalism and performance art, where his signature International Klein...

Painting by Proxy

David Galenson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

The story of art in the past century is in large part one of young iconoclastic innovators breaking every significant rule, tradition, or convention that they could identify.

Art Basel Miami Beach: Awesome

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Awesome" is a word I reserve for a few select things I have experienced, including walking on the Great Wall of China and my mom's Reuben sandwiches. Art Basel Miami Beach is also on that list.

Jerry Saltz On 'Unpainted Paintings'

New York Magazine Art Review | Jerry Saltz | Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts

The history of modernism reads like an aesthetic Book of the Dead. At the first glimmering of photography, painter Paul Delaroche fretted, "From today...

Arman and the Art of the Object

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

The career of Nouveau Realiste Arman is much less familiar than that of of Yves Klein. But his exhibition presents a fascinating portrait of an important conceptual artist.

A Short Jaunt Through the Whitney's Meat & Bone Collection

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Charles LeDray's works at the Whitney Museum are that of an obsessive-compulsive genius who has created a universe in the miniature.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: With The Void, Full Powers - Yves Klein At The Walker Art Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Yves Klein WHAT: Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers WHEN: October 23, 2010 - February 13, 2011 WHERE: ...

Yves Klein: With the Void, at the Hirschhorn

Daniel Krotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Krotz

I recently visited the Hirschhorn Library in Washington last week and saw an exhibit of the French artist Yves Klein's work titled "Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers".

UNCOLLECTIBLE ART: Top Ten Challenging Contemporary Works

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the second part of a two-part series, ARTINFO takes a brief look at five artists whose work presents particularly complicated logistical challenges...