"Detroit Art City: The Detroit Institute of Arts Story," a documentary by Detroit Public Television, tells of the story of the one of America's most significant art collections and how it's fate came to rest in a legal battle over the...Show More Summary
Greenish phytoplankton swirls in the dark water surrounding Sweden's Gotland Island in the Baltic Sea, evoking the look of Vincent van Gogh's famous painting "Starry Night." This masterpiece was acquired by the Landsat 7 satellite in 2005, and ranks as one of the top five images …
Coming soon to an art fair near you: 3-D reproductions of Vincent Van Gogh paintings.
Vincent van Gogh. Pablo Picasso. Leonardo da VinciEmojis The little emoticons have taken over our lives, revolutionizing the we express ourselves. And now they're taking over the world of art See also: 10 Emojis We Wish Existed The Emoji Art and Design Show, which is open to the public from Dec. Show More Summary
Olga Khazan reviews a theory by Julio Montes-Sontiago, an internist from Spain, who claims that the maladies of a number of famed artists – including Michelangelo, Goya, Portinari, and, possibly, Van Gogh – came from their repeated exposure...Show More Summary
Shakespeare was an insult master, as were Churchill, Dorothy Parker, Oscar Wilde and… Cézanne? Apparently so. In The Irish Times, Colm Tóibín reads through the painter’s letters, one of which includes a gripe that “Pissarro is an old fool [and] Monet is a wily bird.” (You could also read Claire Cameron’s Millions review of Tóibín’s latest novel.)
Auctionata, an online auction platform for fine art, has attracted over $20 million in funding and is targeting a unique demographic--the emerging global rich. Berlin-based auction house Auctionata deals in fine art from well-known names like Egon Schiele and Francis Bacon. Show More Summary
Thousands of famous paintings and works of art are currently on display at the 17th Shanghai Art Fair, including masterpieces by Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali and Egon Schiele. [ more › ]
Switzerland paid $1.6 million in legal fees despite winning a US lawsuit over a Van Gogh drawing donated by a businessman accused of exploiting its Jewish former owner, according to a report Friday. The heir of a Jewish collector, Margaret...Show More Summary
I went on a trip to Paris last week where I noticed a number of tourists wearing various technological devices to take photos or track data on themselves. It's really awkward to stand in front of Van Gogh's Starry Night while the security...Show More Summary
Most expensive paintings: We have all heard of mastermind painters such as Paul van Gogh and Pablo Picasso, whose paintings are sold for millions. But which are the most expensive paintings in the world? We would like to present you with a list we have compiled of the 20 most expensive paintings, in a style similar […]
Chinese art collectors are splurging in New York this week, picking up works by Picasso, van Gogh and Monet at auction.
5. He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
It's in the great tradition of starving artists that not–so–struggling artist Do Ho Suh presents his new exhibition, Specimen Series. Where van Gogh turned his curious gaze inward in his tiny Arles chambre, Suh's first solo exhibition consists of six new sculptures that re–create the trappings of his former Manhattan apartment. Show More Summary
No matter how precise the imitation, no one has ever gained the notoriety of da Vinci or Van Gogh by replicating their styles exactly. This is the problem WB Montreal and Splash Damage have been forced to face. Batman: Arkham Origins...Show More Summary
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Two versions of Vincent van Gogh?s iconic 'Sunflowers' are being reunited in London for the first time in 65 years in 2014 ? giving visitors to the National Gallery a unique opportunity to compare and contrast these much-loved masterpieces side by side, while also exploring new research about the artist?s working practices. Show More Summary
Say your city has a beautiful, 136-year old museum filled with priceless works of art from Van Gogh, Renoir and Monet. Say this museum has an invaluable connection to your city, and that it was featured in the most iconic scene from an Academy Award-winner for Best Picture. What would you do with it? How would you treat it?
Four limited-edition Van Gogh Commemorative SmarTrip Cards are now available for purchase as Metro partners with The Phillips Collection to celebrate the Van Gogh Repetitions exhibit at The Phillips Collection through January 2014.
The future of the city-owned Detroit Institute of Arts — and the community's cultural soul — is at stake as debate rages on a possible sell-off of some of its treasures. DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when theShow More Summary