Fine Art

A Potential Buying Opportunity In Tootsie Roll

Tootsie Roll, a historically very well run company has run into trouble with one of its multi-employer pension funds.<p>Tootsie Roll could face …

Stocks

Jeff Koons, Lourdes Leon, and More Toast David Zwirner’s 25th Anniversary

Even a dog turned out to fête the prince of New York’s art world.<p>Just before midnight on Saturday evening, <b>Jeff Koons</b> was standing by the bar at the Top of the Standard sipping a highball and smiling vaguely as the Eurythmics blared from the speakers. The scene drew a grunge-glamour crowd where …

Art

Thousands Flock to Find Their Fine Arts Doppelganger in an App

(WTNH) — Selfies have become a popular way of taking photos on mobile devices but the concept of a selfie can date back to even before the 1600s with …

Connecticut

Fake Kandinskys, Malevichs, Jawlenskys: top curators and dealers accuse Ghent museum of showing dud Russian avant-garde works

<i>A group of scholars and dealers has signed an open letter criticising the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent for displaying questionable works purportedly</i> …

Art

Sotheby's prepares to be dragged into international art world legal row

One of Britain’s oldest and most prestigious auction houses is being dragged into a bitter and protracted $1 billion legal battle between a Russian billionaire and an international art dealer.<p>Lawyers for Sotheby’s are preparing for Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian fertiliser and potash salesman, to use …

Art

Free Google Arts & Culture App Will Find Portraits in Museums That Look Just Like You

In case you missed it, a tweet recently went viral for sharing undeniably awesome photos of people who found their museum artwork twins.<p>people that …

Mindy Kaling

Relief with Achilles on Skyros » Hagia Sophia

5.00 (1 review)<p>Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 0 km<p>Head of a Female Saint, Fresco transferred to panel, Period: Late Byzantine circa: 12th-14th …

Ancient History

Art brings alive ‘pravasi’ experience

Adorning the city walls from the Corporation office to the Government Fine Arts College are 30 canvases that bring alive the ‘pravasi’ …

The Arts

Cirque du Soleil banned our critic after a one-star review – need they have feared?

Lyn Gardner’s press ticket for the circus superstars was withdrawn after her verdict on their earlier show. So we bought her one and sent Sanjoy Roy along to get a second opinion on Cirque’s Ovo<p><b>Lyn Gardner:</b> In its 30-year history, Cirque du Soleil has laid plenty of golden eggs, making it one of …

Cirque du Soleil

Itzhak Perlman with the L.A. Phil: Emphasizing the classic in classical

As in his past visits to Walt Disney Concert Hall in the dual roles of violinist and conductor, Itzhak Perlman defined his function here as the preserver of normalcy.<p>While premieres and spectaculars dot most of the agenda at the Los Angeles Philharmonic this winter, Perlman deals just in standards …

Violin

A bug's life: The Cirque du Soleil bring their latest show 'OVO' featuring a carnival of acrobatic insects, to London's Royal Albert Hall

The Cirque du Soleil show 'OVO' an Insect extravaganza - has had its London premier at the Royal Albert Hall.<p>"Ovo" which means egg in Portuguese, is about the day in the life of a community of 17 insects and how they cope with the arrival of a mysterious egg with a foreigner inside.<p>Described as 'a …

Cirque du Soleil

Untitled (Lucille Ball) by Cindy Sherman on artnet Auctions

Area<p><b>Image</b><p>The central image area, composition, or focal point; the area inside the margins/plate marks.<p><b>Margin</b><p>Areas bordering the central image, …

Art

New York court grants permission for Dmitry Rybolovlev to use confidential documents in UK and Switzerland

A New York court has ruled that the Russian mining billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev can use confidential Sotheby’s documents in an imminent lawsuit in …

Art

Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper announce joint 2018 concert tour

Vocal stars Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper are reuniting for their second consecutive U.S. summer concert tour.<p>The two veteran singers will team for …

PPG Paints Arena

When Steve Jobs Gave Andy Warhol a Computer Lesson

Andy Warhol drawing Debbie Harry on an Amiga computer. Photo by Allan Tannenbaum.It was October 9th, 1984, and Steve Jobs was going to a …

Art

Andy Warhol And Nico As Batman And Robin

Andy Warhol and Nico were cool, they were eccentric and underground and enjoyed wearing costumes on occasion, all of which made them the perfect …

Batman

Cindy Sherman. Untitled Film Still #81. 1980

If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA's collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including …

Art

Jasper Johns at the Royal Academy

In a review of the Jasper Johns retrospective, ‘Something Resembling Truth,’ at the Royal Academy of Arts ("The only one seeing these things," <i>TLS</i>, 11/24/17) Paul Keegan remarks, "Dostoevsky said of Russian literature that in 'we all came out of Gogol’s Overcoat’; Pop art and minimalism and …

Artists

Fine Arts and the White House

Main Content<p>The White House is known as an office for the president and the home of the first family, but it can also be considered a museum. The …

American History

What do Andy Warhol, the Fleshtones and Sir Ian McKellen have in common? This perfect TV segment

20 years after he was rewriting culture with <b>The Velvet Underground</b>, <b>Andy Warhol</b> began building himself as a television personality via the once-cool …

Music (Australia)

Jewelry Sales For Christie's And Sotheby's Total $1.1 Billion In 2017

Christie’s and Sotheby’s aggressively focused on fine jewelry sales this year and it has paid off as the two auction houses combined for more than $1.1 billion in sales, with Christie’s achieving $556.7 million and Sotheby’s $551.3 million.<p>Both auction houses expanded its jewelry offerings with an …

Jewelry

Joan Miró. Poster for Joan Miro, Galerie Maeght. 1948

If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA's collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including …

Art

The South’s Favorite Deputy: Barney Fife

Since 1960, <i>The Andy Griffith Show</i> has been making audiences laugh. The rapport between Andy Griffith and real-life friend and side-kick, Don Knotts, …

Country Lifestyle

Woman causes $300K of damage on first date—including two original Andy Warhol paintings

All is fair in love and Warhol.<p>Houston police arrested 29-year-old Lindy Lou Layman on Dec. 23, after she caused at least $300,000 worth of damage at …

Andy Warhol

10 fashion-and-art collaborations for shopping and culture lovers

From graffiti-inspired designs to classic artworks re-imagined

Keith Haring

Met opens 'Tosca' with replacements after Levine suspension

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Puccini's "Tosca" opens on New Year's Eve and given the opera's plot, public discussion of sexual improprieties is on the minds of the cast.<p>The opera centers on a police chief telling a famous singer he will pardon her boyfriend if she …

The Arts

Ringling Bros. Barnum Bailey Circus through the years

None<p>The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is shown in this undated photo taken before 1993. Associated Press<p>In this photo dated March 18, …

Entertainment

Woman 'got drunk on date and caused $300k damage to art collection that included Andy Warhol works'

The collection's own, Anthony Buzbee, is a prominent Houston lawyer.<p>A woman in Texas is facing criminal mischief charges after authorities say she …

Art

Two great masters—Auguste Rodin and Gustav Klimt—celebrate their centenary with a legendary showing

The 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris was a turning point in history on many accounts, but this was the first time that Auguste Rodin encountered …

Art

Woman damages lawyer’s Andy Warhol paintings on drunken date: Cops

HOUSTON — Authorities say an intoxicated Dallas woman on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer caused at least US$300,000 in damage to …

Crime