Art

Go On A World Tour Of The Best Street Art In These Stunning Cities

The best street art makes you pause. You’re walking down the street — a coffee in one hand, your cell in the other — and then BAM: you’re hit with an array of shapes and colors so attention-grabbing that all you can do is stop. And then take an Instagram picture. And then, after you’ve received …

Street Art

Has the identity of elusive street artist Banksy been revealed?

<b>(CNN) —</b> British DJ Goldie might just have spoiled one of modern art's biggest mysteries: The identity of street artist Banksy.<p>In a podcast discussing the commodification of graffiti, the musician referred to the incognito icon as "Robert," appearing to confirm popular speculation that the man …

Street Art

The Art Institute wants to show you new Gauguin

Art historians know there was much more to Paul Gauguin than paintings of "bare breasts and mangoes," as Gloria Groom, the curator of a new Art Institute exhibition on the French multimedia artist, puts it.<p>The general public, however, may not see the stockbroker-turned-impressionist …

Paul Gauguin

Exploring NYC From Coney To Harlem: Fresh Art on The Streets This Summer

<b>5 Neighborhoods That Are Popping With Murals and Street Art Right Now</b><p>Summer brings people out onto the streets. New Yorkers especially love to congregate on corners, stoops, public parks and plazas, sidewalks and on the streets to soak in the sun and the excitement of summer after its long winter …

Street Art

Photographer Reimagines Caravaggio's Paintings

Photographer<p>Posted on June 22, 2017, 21:44 GMT<p><a href="http://Www.curiouszed.com" target="_blank">curiouszed.com</a><p>Being an avid fan of modern fine art, I recently came across the work of a dutch photographer Zdenek Sindelar who calls himself 'CuriousZed.<p>Seeing a couple of his photographs on …

Photography

Did a Loose-Lipped British DJ Just Accidentally Reveal Banksy’s True Identity?

Art World<p>In a podcast interview, musician and DJ Goldie may have accidentally revealed the identity of the anonymous street artist.<p>,<p>English musician …

Street Art

Don't Tell This Glitch Tattoo Artist What to Ink

The black, vivid, glitched-out tattoos of LOUIS.LOVELESS marry a dirty, punk style with a new media artist's sense of digital malfunction. The artist, who gave only his alias, defies tattooing as an artform and flies in the face of the subculture's decades of tradition. By his own admission, he got …

Tattoos

Millennials Are Using Public Libraries More Than Any Other Generation

Give it up for young readers.<p>Most likely to prioritize avocado toast over home ownership. Most likely to hate cereal. Millennials get stuck with the most grating superlatives, but according to a Pew Research Center report from last fall, they’re getting a lot of things right, too. The generation …

Millennials

New Paintings Which Combine Cubist and Realist Elements by ‘Belin’

Spanish artist Miguel Ángel Belinchón or “Belin” (previously) has long practiced photorealistic murals. It was in 2016 however, that his work began …

Artists

Caravaggio's Final Days

The final days of Caravaggio's life is an amazing story—one fit for Hollywood, though it was the British filmmaker Derek Jarman who made the movie …

Art Museums

The Story Behind the World’s Largest Watercolor Painting

Watercolors are among the least forgiving mediums for artists to work with. Not only are they relatively transparent, runny and overall precarious, …

Painting

The First Selfie Andy Warhol Ever Took Is Headed To Auction For Millions

Because it is the future and everyone is famous for 15 minutes.<p>Andy Warhol’s first selfie may not have scored any likes back in the day, but the flattering shot is about to pay off. The iconic pop artist’s “Self-Portrait,” made in 1963-64, is headed to Sotheby’s London for auction next week, where …

Andy Warhol

Magnificent $48M Manhattan Mansion Is Our Most Expensive New Listing

realtor.comLocated next door to the former Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, this week’s most expensive new listing on realtor.com® …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Fight! The Pinkest Pink Versus the Blackest Black

How much more black could Vantablack be? The answer is none. None more black.<p>This stuff is the blackest black. It is so black that it makes reality …

The painter with a magic eye

Fahrelnissa Zeid made startlingly original abstract paintings – so why has this Turkish artist been forgotten?<p>Fahrelnissa Zeid was a Turkish artist …

Has Goldie fueled theory Banksy is Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja with slip of the tongue?

For 20 years, he - or she - has gone to extreme lengths to keep their identity hidden as they took the art world by storm.<p>And academics, scholars, passers-by and critics have speculated constantly over who the Bristolian anti-establishment artist Banksy really is.<p>However, a slip of the tongue by …

Street Art

This Mind-Bending Video Was Created Using Paint, Oil, and Liquid Soap

Artistic filmmaker Thomas Blanchard is back with another mesmerizing experimental video, combining forces with Oilhack to create this otherworldly 2 …

Photography

24,000 Vintage Cartoons from the Library of Congress Illustrate the History of This Modern Art Form (1780-1977)

Historically speaking, what we call cartoons began as artifacts of print culture, and as such, of modernity. Before the widespread availability of …

Culture

This Summer, NYC's Billboards Will Show Feminist Art Instead Of Ads

"My wish is to have more art than advertisements in public spaces."<p>It is difficult to roam the streets of New York City on foot without encountering a larger-than-life advertisement against your will. Images of airbrushed models aimed at exploiting the desires and insecurities of passersby are as …

Henri Matisse

Why Jeff Koons’s Blue ‘Gazing Balls’ Give Mona Lisa Something New to Smirk About

Opinion<p>The acclaimed comedian Jena Friedman visited the artist's show in Beverly Hills and had an epiphany.<p>,<p><i>We asked the comedian Jena Friedman to</i> …

Fine Art

35 Reasons J.K. Rowling Should Never, Ever Leave Twitter

Mother Potter is the internet savior we deserve.<p>J.K. Rowling is the powerhouse behind the “Harry Potter” universe, and we love her for it. From the books to the films to the theme parks, you’d think a woman who has already given us so much couldn’t possibly give us any more.<p>But, au contraire, …

Harry Potter

Inside Christie’s Historic Audrey Hepburn Auction

Natalie Portman—get out your wallet!<p>Full Screen<b>Photos:</b><p>1/7<p>A Look Inside Christie’s Historic Audrey Hepburn Auction<p>Photo: Photograph by Bud Fraker.<p>Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s.<p>Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s.<p>Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s.<p>Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s.<p>Photo: Courtesy of …

Fine Art

Weimar art delivers a historical sucker punch

<b>Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919-1933, Tate Liverpool</b><p>Interwar Germany is a historical moment we all feel we know, with its rampant inflation, unbridled sleaze and the rise of Hitler. Thanks not least to the musical Cabaret, the novels of Christopher Isherwood that inspired it, and endless …

Spotlight

<i>This summer,</i> Daily Serving <i>is highlighting work from a few arts publications that we love, and this week we’re focused on</i> ARTS.BLACK<i>. Reflecting on</i> …

Venus and Adonis

Crelly, W.R. <i>The Painting of Simon Vouet</i> (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1962), p. 205, no. 118.<p><i>The J. Paul Getty Collection</i>, exh. cat. …

Art History

Antony Gormley asks for 'vandalised' beach sculptures to be cleaned

Sculptor’s life-sized iron men in Crosby have been brightly decorated with a polka-dot bikini and other embellishments<p>Antony Gormley has asked for paint to be removed from his iron men sculptures on Crosby beach after they were embellished with colourful outfits by an unknown artist.<p>At least nine …

Is this British musician Banksy?

Has guerrilla artist Banksy finally had his cover blown?<p>The mysterious street painter appeared to be accidentally named in a podcast conversation …

Street Art

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

<b>BETTY PARSONS</b><p><i>Through July 14. Alexander Gray Associates, 510 West 26th Street, Manhattan; 212-399-2636, alexandergray.com.</i><p>The art of Betty Parsons (1900-1982) has become progressively better known and more substantial since her death. It first seemed to consist primarily of sculptures cobbled …

Warhol portrait expected to sell for millions

A silkscreen print of a self-portrait by pop artist Andy Warhol will go on auction for the first time, with an estimate price of up to $A11.7 million.<p>…

Andy Warhol

WATCH: When digital art meets light, sound and illusion

It’s billed as “a virtual playground of four dimensions.” Floors react to footsteps like waves, virtual letters blow off a tree, animals made of …

Digital Art