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  • The creative process behind Edward Hopper's paintings

    The creative process behind Edward Hopper's paintings
    NEW YORK — As 1938 came to a close, painter Edward Hopper was a man on a mission. Again and again, he would pick up his sketchbook and head for a cluster of New York City movie theaters. Sometimes it was the Republic or the Palace, other times the...
  • Jimmy Kimmel denies he bought Bea Arthur painting [Updated]

    Jimmy Kimmel denies he bought Bea Arthur painting [Updated]
    [Updated] Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter late Friday to deny that he was the buyer of John Currin's nude Bea Arthur painting, contradicting an earlier tweet confirming that he was. He also denied that he had given the painting to fellow comedian Jeffrey...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction
    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Amanda Demme is glad to no longer be the life of the party

    Amanda Demme is glad to no longer be the life of the party
    This story has been updated. See note below. Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her. She'll tell you she's been in hiding for six years, casting off the pretensions that came with life as a famous (and...
  • Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques

    Father Maur van Doorslaer dies at 87; famed for folksy plaques
    Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life. For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
  • Former art dealer convicted of charges involving stolen art

     
    A Florida-based art dealer who was accused at one point of selling fake art amounting to more than $2 million, was convicted Tuesday on federal charges involving stolen artwork and income tax evasion. Jurors deliberated for about a day before......
  • Spanish baroness says hard times forced her to sell painting

     
    A Spanish heiress' sale of a 19th century masterpiece by the British painter John Constable has sparked a high-society family feud in recession-ridden Madrid....
  • Eric Nakamura: Giant Robot Biennale 3 exhibition celebrates misfits

     
    The culture of cute is having a moment — more than 100 of them. Inside downtown Los Angeles' Japanese American ......
  • Watercolor paintings based on Julius Shulman photos

     
    Amy Park: Artist Amy Park paints classic pieces of Southern California modernism, with a twist: Her watercolors aren't based on visits to the landmarks, but rather the photography of Julius Shulman....
  • Rothko art attack an improvement, self-proclaimed vandal says

    Rothko art attack an improvement, self-proclaimed vandal says
    The person claiming to have scrawled on a Mark Rothko mural painting over the weekend at London's Tate Gallery remains at large, but the individual has spoken to various news outlets, including the BBC News and ABC News, saying that he is not a vandal and...
  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction
    An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...