Erotic Fickle Woman, Nudes, Lawyers Star in NYC Shows
Erotic Fickle Woman, Nudes, Lawyers Star in NYC Shows – four current shows in NYC: “Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints” at the Japan Society; “The Artful Recluse: Painting Poetry and Politics in 17th Century China” at the Asia … More…
Make sure you read this BEFORE eating! I will not tell you what this article is about before hand. If you are brave, find out how some artists are using biotechnology to create art….or life? Weird Science
Power of art: Can creative activities help us stay young?
Stay Young. Make Art. New studies are looking into the effects art can have on the body and mind; the potential is unbelievable. BBC News – Power of art: Can creative activities help us stay young?
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Barry Oretsky’s “A Toll for William Blake”
A fine example of Barry Oretsky’s photo realist work, “A Toll for William Blake.”
A marriage restored
After half a decade, The Worcester Art Museum has plans for their lovely 18th-century William Hogarth paintings to claim their rightful spot on the museum wall, again. Due to conservation issues, the 1744 portraits of an English gentleman and his … More…
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) Thomas Worsey’s “Still Life of Flowers and Bird’s Nest” (1865)
Still Life of Flowers and Bird’s Nest – here is a beautiful, High Victorian, still life by Thomas Worsey that the gallery sold back in 1986 — 121 years after it was painted. Looked as good as the day it left … More…
Vatican to Set Up Contemporary Art Pavilion in Venice
Vatican to Set Up Contemporary Art Pavilion in Venice – even the church is getting into the contemporary art mix with its own art pavilion at the 2013 Venice Art Biennale.
Tefaf in Talks With Sotheby’s for Art Event in China
Tefaf in Talks With Sotheby’s for Art Event in China – blurring the lines even further … the auction rooms appear to be looking for any avenue to increase revenues.
FBI Know Who Robbed the Gardner Museum
Today marks the 23rd anniversary of the largest art heist in history; as well as some good news for the Gardner Museum. On March 18, 1990 a pair of thieves disguised as police men entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, … More…
Who is leading the art market?
The results are in! The United States has claimed the top spot in 2012’s annual global art market report by economist, Clare McAndrews. Holding a 33% share of the fine art market, a 4% increase from 2011 the United States … More…