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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...
REYHANLI, Turkey — On the second floor of a nursery school in a Turkish border town, artist Nader Haj Kadour preferred talking about painting butterflies than painting Syrian President Bashar Assad. The classically trained Syrian artist pointed to...
In “Silver Linings Playbook,” Robert De Niro won plaudits for playing a complicated father. Now he’ll spend some time exploring his own. In a new documentary from director Perri Peltz (”The Education of Dee Dee Ricks”), De...
In six new paintings, Brad Eberhard goes scuba-diving in the ocean and spelunking in caves. From the sea he returns with rapture of the deep (and perhaps a bit of decompression sickness), while the caves are filled with Plato's treacherous shadows --...
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Everybody loves a bargain. Here's a big one. If you were a wealthy major art collector, and for the price of one classic Jackson Pollock drip-painting or Andy Warhol's 1963 silk-screen "Eight Elvises" you could acquire a few billion dollars worth of...
If you like paint, you'll like "Richard Jackson: Ain't Painting a Pain," the artist's 40-year retrospective exhibition at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach. It's awash in the stuff. Thick, brightly colored paint oozes like mortar from...
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The sculpture of a giant black Labrador outside the Orange County Museum of Art looks friendly, nose to the sky and tail up. But with a hind leg cocked, "Bad Dog" is designed to spray gallons of yellow paint through a powerful gear pump onto the museum...
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In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed. Visitors would be able to walk into the...
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...
Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84. Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
Culture MonsterPresident Obama spoke at the annual Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday and presented medals to Sonny Rollins, Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Meryl Streep and Yo-Yo Ma. Art experts have reclassified a painting that was believed to have been made by one of...
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