Pablo Picasso

You Can't Get Closer to Picasso's "Guernica" Than This 436-Gigabyte Image

The new “Rethinking Guernica” website also includes 2,000 documents and photos charting the painting’s 80-year history<p>Comment on this Story

Artists

Ulla-Stina Wikander’s Cross-Stitched Household Objects

Ulla-Stina Wikander, an artist living in Stockholm, creates cross-stitched sculptures using domestic and everyday objects as her base. Wikander isn’t …

Art

Inside the David Rockefeller Art Collection, Soon Sold at Christie’s Auction

November 22, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art History

Sotheby's Bids to Block Russian Billionaire Alleging U.K. Fraud

Dmitry Rybolovlev first accused Bouvier in 2015 of fraudulently misrepresenting the prices he paid to secure works by Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and …

European News

This AI algorithm probably means the end of high-end art forgeries

In the mid-1900s, art historian Maurits Michel van Dantzig developed a system to identify artists by their brush or pen strokes, which he called Pictology. Dantzig found shape, length, direction, and pressure all contributed to a kind of stroke signature, unique to each artist.<p>New research with …

Artists

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Spot Art Forgeries by Comparing Brush Strokes

Art World<p>Is artificial intelligence the future of art authentication?<p>,<p>Could artificial intelligence be the end of the dubious science of …

Artificial Intelligence

Brand to watch: Roque Jewelery | The Province

Meet the latest minimalist-chic jewelry brand to come out of Vancouver.<p>A jewelry line that strikes the perfect balance between opulence and …

Canadian News

Pablo Picasso : 10 Short but Powerful Quotes

“Everything you can imagine is real.”<p>“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”<p>“Art is the lie that enables …

Artists

The Epic Story of Picasso’s Guernica at War and Peace Revealed Online by the Reina Sofía

Art World<p>The website pools over 2,000 documents about Picasso’s iconic work.<p>,<p>Madrid’s Museo Reina Sofía has launched an online archive “Rethinking …

Art History

Pablo Picasso | Dora Maar in a Wicker Chair | The Met

The Surrealist photographer Dora Maar (Henriette Theodora Markovitch, 1907-1997) was the artist's lover from 1936 to 1943. In contrast to his languid …

Art History

GALLERY: Most expensive paintings ever auctioned

<b>DURBAN -</b> The auctioneering world was shaken last week when a Leonardo da Vinci painting became the most expensive painting ever sold.<br>In light of this …

Artists

Pablo Picasso | Standing Nude | The Met

Picasso likely made this watercolor immediately after finishing "Standing Nude" (67.162). Shadows that are there penciled in are here colored with …

Avant-garde

Online exhibit shows hidden depths of Picasso's 'Guernica'

Spray-painted in murals, wielded on anti-war banners, and even once hung as a tapestry at the United Nations, Pablo Picasso's "Guernica" might be the …

Art

Pablo Picasso | Head of a Woman (Study for "Nude with Drapery") | The Met

This sheet was initially bound into Carnet Dix (Notebook Ten), a sketchbook that Picasso filled with drawings and watercolors related to two major …

Art

Pablo Picasso | Head of a Woman | The Met

In this delicate watercolor, Picasso freely adopted aspects of the African and Oceanic art he had seen during his frequent visits to the Musée …

Art Museums

L. Kent Wolgamott: Banksy hits Lincoln at Kiechel Fine Art

Banksy has hit Lincoln.

Art

The Mary, Queen of Scots cover up – and why hidden paintings keep being found

An exciting discovery for British history buffs: an unfinished portrait believed to be of Mary, Queen of Scots has been revealed under a 16th-century …

Artists

Iconic Paris Bookshop Destroyed in Massive Fire

A massive fire engulfed the much beloved La Hune book shop in Paris on Friday afternoon.<p>Huge orange flames could be seen shooting out of the historic …

Paris

The Way of Words

I’m a writer. I tell myself that every day even if my blood, sweat, and tears don’t make a dime. My dream of spreading my thoughts around like snow …

William Shakespeare

Art on the Avenue supporters back Houston artists and affordable housing by buying local

<b>What:</b> 21st annual Art on the Avenue.<p><b>Where:</b> Winter Street Studios.<p><b>The scoop:</b> Art lovers came out on two nights for the annual sale that benefits …

Texas

Rajiv Saini on his quest to get a Picasso to Mumbai’s Lodha Altamount

There is an almost intangible quality to art—in the way it transforms spaces, how it influences your perception of a particular room, and in the …

Whimsical mechanical creatures spring to life, tell stories

These absurdist sculptures of people and animals explore the intersection of art and engineering -- and tell playful little tales while they're at it.<p>In the right hands, bits of reclaimed wood, scrap metal and old tins, plus some cranks, gears, levers and cams, can turn into exotic birds, mystical …

Surrealism

80% Principle For Success

One principle for success as a modern photographer: realize that your artistic work will never be ‘perfect’, that you’re in a state of ‘becoming’ and …

Eric Kim

Consuming, and dissecting, art in the #MeToo era

How can we forge a new relationship with artists and their work in the wake of problematic revelations?<p>Last week, a few hours after The New York Times reported that comedian Louis C.K. was guilty of sexual misconduct, the actress Lucy DeCoutere uttered an exasperated sigh on Twitter. "I feel like I …

Art

How to put a personal stamp on your home with artwork - in a relaxed Scandinavian way

Our design columnists from Att Pynta say a piece of artwork is guaranteed to enhance the look of any room in your home

Home Decorating

Report shows massive loss for Eskom, and day two for Zimbabwe's 'soft coup'

Cape Town - A roundup of the day's must-read financial news<p><b>Eskom is set to make massive loss, report shows</b><p>The low electricity price increase granted …

Business (South Africa)

Under the hammer: Record art auctions

NEW YORK: A 500-year-old work of art, believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Jesus Christ, sold in New York on Wednesday (Nov 15) for …

Artists

A guide to surviving—and enjoying—The Grove

The shopping mall we love to hate<p>Angelenos love to shame The Grove, but let’s face it: There are reasons why the 15-year-old lifestyle center has become a Los Angeles institution.<p>The essentials<p><b>Don’t park</b> at <b>The Original Farmers Market</b> lot as they don’t offer validation for The Grove.<br>• Use the …

Los Angeles

Machine Learning and Machine Justification

I remember in my teens being told of the wonderful things artificial intelligence (AI) would do in the next few years. Now, several <i>decades</i> later, …

Machine Learning

Album of the Day: The Body & Full Of Hell, “Ascending A Mountain Of Heavy Light”

Calling <i>Ascending a Mountain of Heavy Light</i> a metal album is a bit like pointing your finger at Pablo Picasso and sputtering the word “painter.” …

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