Discoveries made in Pollock painting

We are likely all familiar with the artwork of Jackson Pollock, whether we’re familiar with his name or not. The iconic, dizzying paintings from his abstract expressionist period are certainly ones that we’ve said, “A child could do that”, and many have mocked his genius.

However, we know the real deal: we DIDN’T do it, and therefore, he deserves the revolutionary recognition for his approach that has made his work what it is.

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Unknown Le Brun painting found at The Ritz

You’ve certainly heard of “The Ritz”, but now there is another reason for the popular Parisian hotel and bar to stand out in the lime light.

Recently, The Hôtel Ritz Paris, which has shut its doors for an unprecedented two-year renovation (that’s right, 2014), made a rather notable discovery: hanging, in plain sight for decades, was a painting that, well, is actually pretty famous.

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Whitney Biennial begins March 1st

The Whitney Museum of American Art has recently announced the list of artists that will be participating in the upcoming 2012 Whitney Biennial.

The Biennial takes place at the museum from March 1st, 2012, through to May 27th, 2012, though some programs continue until June 10th.

This marks the seventy-sixth of an ongoing series of Biennials and Annuals presented by the Whitney Museum since 1932, two years after the Museum was founded. Continue Reading

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Cindy Sherman: an artist to know

If you're not familiar with artist Cindy Sherman, it's time you learn. As one of the most recognized, important, and influential artists in contemporary art, Continue Reading

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Must-see October art exhibits

Looking for some great art shows and exhibits in October? There are many to boast about: some featuring up-and-coming artists, while others are hosted at Continue Reading

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Painting in small museum said to be stolen by Nazis

You wouldn't think that a painting in a small Florida museum could be under scrutiny to have been stolen by Nazis in World War II, Continue Reading

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MoMA’s Abstract Expressionist New York (there’s an app for that)

If you happened to check out the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City you made a Continue Reading

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Post-war artist Cy Twombly dies at 83

Celebrated American painter Cy Twombly died in Rome on Tuesday, announced the

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4 NYC art exhibits to check out this spring

Looking for something fun to do this spring? Take the next four

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A short guide to checking out a Broadway Show

Attending a Broadway show is definitely a highlight of visiting New York