Impressionism & Modern Art
Could Vincent van Gogh's acidic sense of color and preference for bright, clashing hues, long the province of the Fauves, be a result of colorblindness and not just an aesthetic judgment? An essay by Kazunori Asada, a Japanese medical scientist and poet, has...
Céline Piettre, ARTINFO France
When the Japanese collector Michimasa Murauchi decided to sell Gustave Courbet’s painting “Le Chêne de Flagey” (“The Flagey Oak Tree”), it was a chance for the recently renovated Courbet Museum in the artist’s hometown of Ornans to acquire one of his most...
“Robert Motherwell: Beside the Sea” can be seen from the curving sidewalks of Commercial Street, luring visitors inside the galleries of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. The show simultaneously celebrates the 70th anniversary of the AbEx...
What would happen if fine art turned into nail art? As the nail art trend takes over fingertips around the globe – appearing on everyone from Tilda Swinton to Jemima Kirke, and invading galleries and art fairs — ARTINFO combed the Internet to find examples of...
Yesterday, Edinburgh airport had decided to remove the poster of Pablo Picasso's 1932 "Nude Woman in a Red Armchair" following several complaints from passengers in international departures. The piece, which features the painter's mistress and...
For Markus Roubrocks, the status of a prized art treasure may hang on a single thread.According to the Telegraph, the Cologne collector has always maintained that his picture “Still Life With Peonies,” which he inherited from his father, was executed by none...
Coline Milliard, ARTINFO UK
Oxford's Ashmolean Museum has succeeded in raising the £7.83m necessary to acquire Edouard Manet's "Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus," it was announced this morning."This is one of the most important pictures of the 19th century which has been in Britain since...
Alexander Forbes, ARTINFO Germany
Joseph Nicéphore Niépce’s “View from the Window at Le Gras” (1826), known as the world's earliest surviving photograph, is to be shown in Mannheim at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, the museum announced to the press on Monday. Housed normally in the Harry Ransom...
FBI agents recovered "Odalisque in Red Pants," a painting by Henri Matisse that had been missing for nearly a decade, in an elaborate sting on Tuesday. The Daily Mail reports that two suspects attempted to sell the painting to agents posing as art...
The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union, which counts 150 National Gallery wardens as members, has called for strike action starting on the first day of the Olympic Games, on July 27.In an ongoing conflict with the museum's management, the union has...
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