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Colm Tóibín: On Giacometti
Videos on the arts, featuring the artists
Nicola Hicks: The Rudeness of Art and the Excellencies of Nature
artist and novelist
Hicks, with her nearly lunatic manufacture of sculptures out of, in part, straw. She is not unique with regard to her materials or her general aesthetics. But she is one of the best I have seen in reconciling the furious antagonisms of the territory she inhabits.
6 Brilliantly Bizarre Dada Visionaries You Should Know
Calling a Painting 'Done'
In response to the question "How do you know when you're finished?" Jackson Pollock once made the reply, "How do you know when you're finished making love?"
PHOTOS: What $1B In Art Looks Like
The Top New York Art Auctions of 2010
Editor, 'The ART Report'
Whereas highly valued masterpieces were rare in 2009, reassured sellers sent top-tier works from Giacometti to Picasso tumbling across the auction block in 2010.
Pink Socks & Patent Leather Shoes -- a Madison Avenue Art Walk
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta
If the gracious and pricey Upper East Side is the Gold Coast of Manhattan, then Madison Avenue is the waterfront for art lovers.
Culture Zohn: Picasso Sets Auction House Record at $106.5 Million
Culture Columnist, CultureZohn,
Picasso once again proved his staying power as a 1932 portrait of his muse Marie Therese,
Nude, Green Leaves and Bust
, sold for $106.5 million, a record at auction.
The Henri Cartier-Bresson Exhibit Shows He Was to Photography What Impressionism Was to Art
Editor of HeadButler.com
Cartier-Bresson covered the shiny lens of a Nikon with black tape so his subjects would be less inclined to notice him, and took to the streets. What he invented there was essentially photojournalism.
Giacometti Sculpture 'L'Homme qui marche I' Fetches $104.3 Million, World Record: Sotheby's (PHOTO)
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