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Van Gogh to Rothko exhibit now open at Crystal Bridges

One of the most impressive collections of artwork in the world is now on display less than a half hour from Fayetteville. And this is on top of …

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The Dutch Stedelijk Museum Questions Origins of Some of Its Art

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum features an exhibition that makes no secret of its doubts about the provenance of works by Klee, Matisse and Kandinsky<p>A museum rarely publicizes its doubts about rights to works in its collection—but that’s what Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum is doing in an exhibition …

The Iranian banksy, bonkers bridges and Slinky beards – the week in art

Impressionism is back, wild designs are unveiled for a new bridge across the Thames, Banksy returns to Gaza, and street artist Medhi Ghadyanloo’s eye-popping murals make Tehran smile – all in your weekly art dispatch<p><b>Inventing Impressionism</b><br>This exhibition explores the rise of the first modern art …

Labeled as 'Art/Craft' a stolen Picasso worth millions is found in New York airport

A Picasso painting has been found in Newark airport nearly a decade after it was stolen.<p>The cubist composition entitled ‘La Coiffeuse’ or ‘The Hairdresser’ was sent from Belgium with the note ‘Art and Craft, Merry Christmas’ with declared value of 30 euros when it was intercepted by US customs.<p>At …

Picasso painting declared as $37 Christmas present intercepted by US customs

A stolen Picasso painting worth millions was nabbed by U.S. customs authorities in Newark, New Jersey who didn’t believe the Fed Ex package was a Christmas gift worth only $37.<p>The cubist oil-on-canvas, called “La Coiffeuse” — or “The Hairdresser” in English—was painted in 1911 and belongs to the …

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Paul Durand-Ruel: the 'madman' who saved Impressionism

A new exhibition at the National Gallery tells the extraordinary story of the Parisian art dealer who saved Monet, Renoir and others from oblivion<p>In 1868, two years before he met Paul Durand-Ruel, <b>Claude Monet</b> was so broke that he tried to commit suicide by throwing himself into the Seine. He and …