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Sun Art CriticThe most notable thing about this season of museum and gallery shows is that, for the first time in years, it seems, there's no blockbuster event in the offing to monopolize all the attention, interest and ticket sales to the public. Instead, area...
Tags: Painting, Albert Schweitzer, Sculpture, Dance, Death
[Updated] Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter late Friday to deny that he was the buyer of John Currin's nude Bea Arthur painting, contradicting an earlier tweet confirming that he was. He also denied that he had given the painting to fellow comedian Jeffrey...
Tags: Social Media, Twitter, Inc., Painting, Arts, Auction Service
St. Louis Post-DispatchIn these increasingly hectic times, making a priority of gazing at art can be a challenge. But the more relaxed pace of summer allows for more visits than usual to museums and galleries. And fortunately, the St. Louis area offers plenty of venues...
Tags: Museums, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Architecture, Artists
Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
St. Louis Post-DispatchThe Richard Serra can stretch out. And the Frank Stella can finally breathe. "These pieces need space, that's the bottom line," said Simon Kelly, the museum's curator of modern and contemporary art. "There are a lot of large works in our collection...
Tags: Museums, Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Artists, Arts
A popular art installation in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor is no longer making waves. A 54-foot rubber duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, started deflating Tuesday, and by Wednesday, the piece looked like a flattened yellow pancake bobbing...
A painting by Barnett Newman set an artist record at auction on Tuesday, selling for $43.8 million in New York. Sotheby's had expected "Onement VI," an abstract work in dark blue, to go for between $30 million and $40 million. The sale was part of a...
ReutersCOLOGNE (Reuters) - Famed for its yearly carnival celebrations, there is more to Cologne than silly costumes and soccer's Lukas Podolski. Have a closer look at Cologne, or Koln, as it's called in German. It is a hub of European high-speed train travel....
Tags: Judaism, Arable Farming, Museums, Arts, Germany
The sculpture of a giant black Labrador outside the Orange County Museum of Art looks friendly, nose to the sky and tail up. But with a hind leg cocked, "Bad Dog" is designed to spray gallons of yellow paint through a powerful gear pump onto the museum...
Tags: Museums, Radio, Jackson Pollock, Sculpture, Artists
It isn't often a painting makes you want to bounce against it. Or crawl under it, swing it over your shoulder, parade around with it, hug and squeeze it tight, or lay your head to rest on it. This isn't akin to wanting to enter the seamy, tinted world...
24 FramesThe Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a two-day retrospective, "Grand Designs: Mid-Century Life in the Movie," at the Leo S. Bing Theater, in conjunction with the closing weekend of the exhibition, "California Design 1930-1965: Living in a...
An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
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