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Study Finds Making Art May Keep Our Brains Healthy

We’ve all heard about art’s psychological and physiological effects. Researchers have found, for instance, that a lunchtime jaunt to an art gallery …

Unlike in other countries, street art is pretty much accepted as being part of the urban ecosystem in Brazil - While some murals celebrat…

Unlike in other countries, street art is pretty much accepted as being part of the urban ecosystem in Brazil - While some murals celebrate the World Cup while others deride greedy World Cup organizers.

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New Appraisal Pegs Detroit Institute of Arts Collection at $4.6 Billion

Market<p>,<p>The Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts.<br>Photo: courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.<p>Remember that initial appraisal of the …

The Detroit Institute of Arts’ 12 Most Valuable Works

Analysis<p>,<p>New York art advisory firm Artvest Partners came up with a maximum value of $4.6 billion as the cumulative value of the Detroit Institute of …

The 10 Highest Prices for Art at Auction in June 2014

Analysis<p>A closer look at the top-selling lots.<p>,<p>A look at the 10 highest prices for art at auction in June shows big-ticket buyers displaying a …

See 15 Record-breaking Works from Sotheby’s Old Masters Blast

Auctions<p>From Botticelli to to Brueghel, the sale kept knocking off top prices.<p>,<p>Sotheby’s London logged in their all time highest-earning Old Masters …

British children's books don't reflect cultural diversity, Laureate says

LONDON (Reuters) - British children’s books still don’t reflect the cultural diversity of the country’s children and would-be authors, Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman said.<p>Her own best-known books, the Noughts and Crosses trilogy, tackle racism, teenage sex and terrorism - challenging …

Lynne Cooke Named National Gallery of Art Senior Curator - Art in America

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., has appointed Lynne Cooke senior curator of special projects in modern art, effective August 11. The …

Imprisoning The Body Series

“The Cube” is a project by New Yorker photographer and artist Natalie de Segonzac. Made entirely in black and white, this series of photos shows …

Rencontres d'Arles festival: the best photographs of 2014 – in pictures

Each summer since 1970, the photographic world descends on Arles, France, for this annual celebration of their art – from divers to dogs, browse the best of this year's images

Why Germany would win the World Cup of modern art too

Germany has proved its global footballing eminence by winning the 2014 World Cup, yet soccer is just one of many things Germans excel at. There's also art.<p>What is the most exciting show coming up in Britain this autumn? No question – it is the German artist Anselm Kiefer's exhibition at the Royal …

Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory (Contemporary Art Daily)

<i>Note:</i> This project was commissioned and presented by Creative Time<p>From May 10 through July 6, 2014, a monumental, immersive new work by legendary …

Sotheby's enlists eBay to expand live auction bidding

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of the biggest names in auction sales, the traditional Sotheby’s and the digital pioneer eBay, said on Monday they are joining forces to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online.<p>The two plan to stream selected auctions with live bidding in …

Is this the end of an era? Sotheby’s and eBay are launching a new online partnership to make the historic auction house’s offerings…

Is this the end of an era? Sotheby’s and eBay are launching a new online partnership to make the historic auction house’s offerings available to a much wider web-based public..

Meet Diddy’s Art Adviser

Art Fairs<p>,<p>Maria Brito turned Diddy onto art. Before meeting the Venezuelan-born, Harvard-educated art adviser, the rapper and music mogul didn’t own …

Damien Hirst Blocks Sale of Early Spot Painting

Auctions<p>The wallpaper work is worthless without a certificate, Hirst maintains. (UPDATED)<p>,<p>The certificate for Damien Hirst’s <i>Bombay Mix</i>. Photo: via …

Albert Oehlen's abstractions raise thorny questions at Gagosian

Albert Oehlen's paintings start with skepticism. Doubt runs deep in the German's abstractions, which take nothing for granted and raise thorny questions about such intimate subjects as Oehlen's own abilities and legitimacy as an artist as well as such broad social issues as art's place in life and …

Neglected art of the freedom struggle

The civil rights movement is most often recalled through speeches, songs and photos – but what about its art? On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Nick Bryant looks back.<p>The civil rights era lives in America’s moral memory largely through oratory, song and news footage. Especially …