Tag Archives: Pablo Picasso


Crime News
Luke Brugnara. VIA ABC

Convicted Art Criminal Claims He Was Sold Fake de Kooning Paintings, Picasso Etchings

After being convicted on counts of wire fraud, mail fraud, false declarations in court, escape, and contempt earlier this year in an art-fraud court case, Californian real estate developer Luke Brugnara is claiming that he was sold fakes, Courthouse News … Read More


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Morning Links: Thieving Librarian Edition

At the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, in China, a librarian admitted to stealing 140 paintings and replacing them with his own fakes. [ABC News]Could the latest Christie’s results show a slow in art sales? [Wall Street Journal]Pablo Picasso’s studio … Read More


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Pablo Picasso's Les femmes d'Alger (Version 'O') (1955) became the most expensive work ever sold at auction, fetching $179.4 million.

Picasso Sells for $179.4 M. at Christie’s, an All-Time Record for a Work at Auction

Tonight at an auction at Christie’s, Pablo Picasso’s The Women of Algiers (Version ‘O’), which he painted on Valentine’s Day in 1955, sold for $179.3 million, including buyer’s premium, a record for a work by Picasso, and any work at auction, even when adjusting … Read More


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Norman Rockwell's Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love).


COURTESY NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM COLLECTION, SEPS: CURTIS PUBLISHING, INDIANAPOLIS, IND.

Morning Links: Norman Rockwell Edition

Scott Reyburn on the “bubble that never really bursts.” [The New York Times]The Pompidou in Paris will open pop-up locations across France. [The Art Newspaper]“One of the most unusual auctions of a single collection ever to take place, with lots … Read More


2014: The Year in Review Retrospective
Attributed to Desidario da Settignano, Saint Helena, Empress, circa 1460–64, pietra serena (dark gray sandstone). COURTESY TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART

Retrospective: The Best Art of 1939, The Year MoMA Acquired Picasso’s Demoiselles

As part of our 2014: Year in Review features, we look back to a year-ending column that ARTnews editor Alfred M. Frankfurter penned 75 years ago, in 1939, as war swept Europe. Among Frankfurter’s highlights are two MoMA acquisitions: Picasso’s landmark Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) and Wilhelm … Read More


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Art History, Now in Doll Form

Kyle Hilton had little trouble transforming the lead characters of Downton Abbey, Girls, and Breaking Bad into paper dolls, but he turned out to be unexpectedly confounded by Picasso. “I thought I knew what he looked like until I tried … Read More


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The Thoroughly Modern Met

With the Lauder Collection gift, the Met reframes the Cubist movement for the 21st century Read More


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Morning Links: Tania Bruguera Edition

“Ram V. Sutar, 89, has already created more than 200 distinct statues, many of them massive. Now, he is a leading contender for the commission to produce the world’s largest statue: a 597-foot-tall rendering—which would be nearly twice as high … Read More


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Morning Links: Harun Farocki Edition

Film and video artist Harun Farocki has died at the age of 70. [Artnet]Artist Devin Leonardi has died at 33. [Artforum]The benefactors of Lucien Freud’s $161 million fortune—presumably his many, many children—will remain secret. [The Daily Telegraph via Artnet]Jori Finkel … Read More


Book Roundups Books Web Exclusive
Luke Frost and Theresa Vandling, Abstraction, from The Duchamp Dictionary, 2014.
©2014 LUKE FROST AND THERESE VANDLING (HERETIC).

14 New Art-History Books to Change Your Mind

Duchamp’s dictionary, Picasso’s (other) muse, Lucy Lippard’s landscapes, and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s map quests are among the subjects of recent volumes that expand the story of art Read More


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The $20,000 Picasso Catalogue the Art World Was Waiting For

Why scholars are clamoring for a near-exact copy of a Picasso catalogue published in black and white and last updated in 1978 Read More


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The Artistic Influences that Made Artists Artists

Hank Willis Thomas, Pat Steir, Deborah Kass, and others reflect on their early encounters with art and the childhood experiences that shape their work Read More


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Cat Art vs. Dog Art: A Showdown at the Blanton Museum

An upcoming exhibition celebrates our four-legged friends with works by Dieter Roth, Louise Bourgeois, William Wegman, Edward Hopper, Pablo Picasso and more Read More


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Retrospective: Rediscovered Dossi Reappears on Jeep

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More