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Sotheby's Shareholder Attacks CEO, Calls for Resignation - Art in America

A shareholder in Sotheby’s auction house has called for the resignation of CEO William Ruprecht in a letter filed with the Securities and Exchange …


Oil Painting Artist : Ana Teresa Fernandez © http://anateresafernandez.com Posted by Humam

Artist : David Linn © http://www.davidlinn.com Posted by Humam

Alex gross is working on his biggest paintig ever posted by franco

Artist: Mark Holden Date of Birth: August 19, 1971 Place of Birth: Modesto, CA, U.S.A. Current place of residence: Modesto, CA, U.S.A. Degrees: B.F.A. earned in 1997 at California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA A.A. earned in 1993 at Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA Artist Statement: Art is a state of mind that is transformed on or into a surface of creation. Much like writing, drawing is a form of communication https://www.facebook.com/mark.holden.16?ref=ts&fref=ts

Artist: Marc Chagall Completion Date: 1915 Place of Creation: Vitebskaya, Russian Federation Style: Cubism Genre: portrait Technique: gouache, oil Material: paper Dimensions: 48 x 45.5 cm Gallery: Private Collection http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/marc-chagall/green-lovers-1915 Posted by Lara

Umberto Boccioni; 19 October 1882 – 17 August 1916) was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umberto_Boccioni Posted by Lara

Kurdish Art Soruce: https://www.facebook.com/kurduhuner Posted by Lara

Amazingly Realistic Sugar Sculptures in the Female Form

Created by artist Joseph Marr, this series of <i>Laura</i> sculptures are lifelike human forms sculpted completely out of preserved sugar. Each piece features the same nude female, Laura Weyel, standing with a delicate rope that wraps around her shoulders and cascades to the floor. Glistening with light, …


Museum Art Space Transformation

Alois Kronschlaeger imagined in the Mammal Hall of the Grand Rapids Public Museum, this beautiful facility called Habitat. Thus taking 27 dioramas, …

Original Velázquez painting discovered in Dorset

A painting at Kingston Lacy in Dorset thought once to be a copy of Velazquez's most famous painting Las Meninas, has been identified as by the Spanish master himself.<p>A precursor of Las Meninasby Spanish artist Diego Velázquez may have been hanging undetected in Dorset for150 years.<p>Velázquez’s Las …

Chagall: Modern Master, Tate Liverpool, review

Tate Liverpool's new Chagall exhibition showcases the charming joyousness of his works, says Mark Hudson.<p>Forty years ago, <b>Marc Chagall</b>was one of the uncontested masters of modern <b>art</b>. Living out his old age on the Cote d’Azur, immersed in his magic-realist memories of the old Russian-Jewish world, …

Man in the Cafe Artist: Juan Gris Completion Date: 1912 Style: Analytical Cubism Genre: genre painting Technique: oil Material: canvas Dimensions: 128.2 x 88 cm Gallery: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/juan-gris/ posted by Lee

Newspapers X-Acto Knifed Into Gorgeous Lace Patterns

Canadian artist Myriam Dion transforms everyday newspapers into gorgeously patterned hand-cut pages. She uses an X-Acto knife to carve into the paper, producing repetitive decorative designs that mimic the open holes on lace fabric.<p>In each piece, the words become abstract snippets of letters, …

Eiffel Tower Artist: Robert Delaunay Start Date: 1909 Completion Date:1914 Style: Orphism Genre: cityscape http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/robert-delaunay posted by Lee

Glitchy Paintings Blur Lines Between Realism & Surrealism

Brazilian-born, Berlin-based artist Harding Meyer paints large-scale expressive portraits of women and men that blur the boundaries between realism and surrealism. He artistically presents an intimate look at the human face on a larger-than-life canvas, allowing viewers to delve deep into each …

Job Artist: Alphonse Mucha Completion Date: 1896 Style: Art Nouveau (Modern) Genre: poster Technique: lithography Dimensions: 59 x 173 cm http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/alphonse-mucha posted by Lee

Artist : Sahin Karakoc © www.sahinkarakoc.com Posted by Humam

Sergey Larenkov’s Ghosts of World War II

Former sea pilot-turned-photographer Sergey Larenkov uses his photo manipulation skills to create a collection of intriguing images that merge the past and present. The 41-year-old Russian photographer initially began the project as a hobby, taking an interest in the idea of occupying a space that …

The surreal drawings of Henrietta Harris Posted by Franco