An innocent trip to the museum took me on a journey I never thought I'd take -- and one I'll never forget.
...it must be truly good, when one dies, to be conscious of having done a thing or two in truth, knowing that as a result
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In this, the fifth of a series of interviews that focus on Local 829's Scenic Artists who sculpt and paint in a variety of ways the sets we see on television, in movies and documentaries, on theater stages, and in the backgrounds of television and internet commercials the spotlight will be on the fine art of Anna Ortiz.
1866: Gustave Courbet's "The Origin of the World" Ai remains unable to leave China as a result of his arrest in 2011. 2014
The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.
Mickalene Thomas' works range from paintings of fractured interior spaces to thought-provoking riffs on famous works of art
Whether we attribute it to the power that women hold over men or Courbet's audacity to paint a frank image of a vagina as art in 1866, L'Origine du monde still has enough power to scandalize the censors at the social media giant, Facebook.
At once seemingly straightforward and confusing, Goran Djurovic's paintings in "Borrow Light" offer riddles to their viewers
One reason classical paintings are so ripe for new titles is that a lot of them portray old stories that everyone's long forgotten. With religious paintings being inherently so serious, they're the perfect comedy set-up.
The fair is divided into nine sections, each devoted to a different art form, and a team of 168 experts in 29 specialist
In fact if you take your date (or mate) to Courbet and then to Carnegie Hall, I don't see how it's not possible to score. They are both the very epitome of enticing foreplay.