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'John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age' Review: Dazzling Art With a City Connection

Chicago<p>During his 69 years, John Singer Sargent visited Chicago just twice: in 1876, when at age 20 he came with his family, and then in 1916 when he stopped briefly on his way to a painting expedition in the Rocky Mountains.<p>His paintings came much more frequently, appearing in nearly two dozen …

Art

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.

Art

Sky's The Limit For Prices At The Latest Comic Art Auction

Original comic art is once again proving to be one of the hottest segments of the collectibles market, with record prices realized for many lots at the most recent Heritage Auction in Dallas on August 7. The marquee item was an iconic oil painting by fantasy art legend Frank Frazetta that hammered …

Inked

Multiple Perspectives Form Elaborately Detailed Cityscapes by Nathan Walsh | Colossal

<p>British artist Nathan Walsh (previously) creates oil painted cityscapes by combining reference images from a range of perspectives and angles. His …

Drawing

Ten 'lost' Picasso paintings have been found in Iran after forty years

It’s incredible what you might find cleaning out your basement. One museum, for example, just discovered a series of lost Picasso paintings they didn’t know they possessed. Incredible indeed!<p>The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Iran has been preparing the exhibition “Portrait, Still-life, …

Art

How Japan Has Inspired Western Artists, from the Impressionists to Today

Japanese art has long been a source of fascination and inspiration for Western artists. From the 17th century onwards, Dutch imports of East Asian</i> …

Art

A small-town couple left behind a stolen painting worth over $100 million — and a big mystery

Jerry and Rita Alter kept to themselves. They were a lovely couple, neighbors in the small New Mexico town of Cliff would later tell reporters. But no one knew much about them.<p>They may have been hiding a decades-old secret, pieces of which are now just emerging.<p>Among them:<p>After the couple died, a …

New Mexico

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Puts 400,000 High-Res Images Online & Makes Them Free to Use

On Friday, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that "more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s …

French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Forged

A museum in Southern France has discovered more than half its collection of paintings thought to be by a celebrated local artist are counterfeit. And …

The Secrets Hidden on the Backs of Famous Artworks

Piet Mondrian, <i>Composition</i>, 1936. Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.Verso of Piet Mondrian, <i>Composition</i>, 1936. Courtesy of the Philadelphia …

Art

Leonardo Da Vinci’s To Do List (Circa 1490)

Most people’s to-do lists are, almost by definition, pretty dull, filled with those quotidian little tasks that tend to slip out of our minds. Pick …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Why taking it slow in an art gallery could change your life

I was about nine years old, sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor of Brighton art gallery in the middle of a heatwave. It smelled old, like my nan’s house, and the painting positioned in front of me and my class felt as though it was the biggest thing I had ever seen.<p>David Hockney’s Mr and Mrs …

Art

The colour that means both life and death

Green has symbolised both decay and regeneration, offering a bridge between this world and the next, writes Kelly Grovier.<p>Beware of green. It can’t be trusted. Leonardo da Vinci knew, and cautioned his contemporaries against the pigment’s toxic instability. Its beauty, Leonardo warned, “vanishes …

Art

Breathtaking Oil Paintings Capture Moments of Tranquility Below the Water’s Surface

Californian artist Isabel Emrich paints dazzling depictions of women submerged in water. Each colorful oil painting captures moments of tranquility below the water’s surface, as the artist’s subjects float meditatively, welcoming the dancing sunlight from above. The artist reveals, “My underwater …

Art

The Dying Art of the World's Most Beautiful, Scariest Weaving

Agustina Churqui, a master Jalq’a weaver, sits working at a loom. On the upper part of it, thousands upon thousands of taut strands of fine orange …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Tokyo's spectacular digital art museum makes visitors part of the art

An innovative and quite incredible new attraction has opened its doors in Tokyo, with the Mori Building in the Japanese capital hosting what is …

Digital Art

How a painting of the Ku Klux Klan is causing a stir in Texas

When Vincent Valdez began painting The City, a 30ft panorama in which a dozen Ku Klux Klansmen assemble against the backdrop of a moonlit metropolis, Donald Trump had recently announced his intention to run for president. Through that fall, as Valdez toiled away in his San Antonio studio inside a …

San Antonio

In pictures: Incredible artworks on show at the World Bodypainting Festival

11-Year-Old Nigerian Artist Creates Stunning Portraits of Figures in His Community

The youngest professional artist in Nigeria is gaining international exposure for his stunning lifelike portraits. 11-year-old Kareem Waris …

The Botanical Artist Who Translates Plant Science Into Beautiful Art

Alice Tangerini’s botanical illustrations all begin the same way: with a seemingly simple line drawing, in which she explores a plant’s …

The Hamptons as Artist Paradise, beyond the Glitz and Glam

Rediscovering the Painter Whose Grotesque Subject Matter Kept Him out of the Canon

Picture of Dorian Gray, 1943-1944.<br>Ivan Le Lorraine Albright<br>Art Institute of ChicagoIvan Le Lorraine Albright, <i>Self-Portrait</i>, 1935. © The Art Institute …

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A 65-Foot Hand-Crocheted Tree Gives Visitors to Zurich’s Train Station a Full Sensory Experience | Colossal

<p>Brazilian Conceptual artist Ernesto Neto manifests sensorial experiences in highly trafficked public spaces, encouraging passersby to slow down …

See This Recently Restored Pieter Bruegel the Elder Painting at Museo del Prado

After extensive restoration, <i>The Triumph of Death</i> (1562-1563) – only one of two Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s paintings in Spain – goes back on public …

The well-intentioned copies that went wrong

After a botched art restoration in Spain gave St George a cartoonish facial glow, Kelly Grovier looks at artistic likenesses that have gone wrong.<p>The only thing more memorable than a great work of art is a truly awful one. Every so often a painting or sculpture comes to light that is such an odd …

Henry Viii

National Gallery buys Artemisia Gentileschi masterpiece for £3.6m

They tried to break her on a wheel, but she survived. This is how the great female 17th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi portrays herself in a sensational, newly uncovered masterpiece that has just been bought by the National Gallery for £3.6m – a record for her work.<p>Self-Portrait as Saint …

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‘Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting From the Museums of Madrid’ Review: A Visual Heritage Tour

San Antonio celebrates its tricentennial with treasures from the Prado and elsewhere.<p>By<p>Judith H. Dobrzynski<p><i>San Antonio</i><p><b>To celebrate</b> San Antonio’s founding 300 years ago as a northern administrative outpost of New Spain, the San Antonio Museum of Art set out to display the grandeur of that heritage …

Museums

Helen Frankenthaler | Geisha (2003) | Available for Sale

A second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter, Helen Frankenthaler became active in the New York School of the 1950s, initially influenced by …

Botched 16th-century sculpture restoration in Spain reminds of a previous infamous disaster

Through well-intended restoration, a 500-year-old sculpture of St. George now looks like a cartoon figure. The failed face-lift evoked memories of …

When Old Masters are Brought to Life Through Digital Animation

June 27, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.<p>The question of …