Tag Archives: Picasso


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Calder's Spring (Printemps), 1928.


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Morning Links: Russia’s First-Ever Calder Retrospective Edition

An artist group called Atopie are likely responsible for the brick walls that have been found blocking entrances to a few museums in Basel, Switzerland. [Artforum]USC Roski dean denies complaints made by all seven MFA students who recently dropped out. Instead … Read More


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Pablo Picasso, Les Femme d'Algers (Version “O", 1955. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Buyer of $179.4 Million Picasso Revealed? [UPDATED]

Unnamed art world sources have told the New York Post that the mystery buyer of Pablo Picasso’s Les Femme d’Algers (Version “O”) at Christie’s last week is the former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The piece sold for $179.4 million on May … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
SIggi Hofer's Oh Heaven...Six Children and No Bread.


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9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MAY 19Opening: Alex Katz at Mary Ryan “Modern and wonderful,” Calvin Klein says of this show, in which artist Alex Katz will debut nine original, extremely large, monochromatic screen prints at 80 x 30 inches, most of which feature women … Read More


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Chris Burden after his 1971 performance piece, Shoot, in which his assistant shot him in the arm.

Morning Links: Chris Burden Edition

The late Chris Burden’s final project, a 40-foot-long airship, will go on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art this week. [The Art Newspaper]A professor in the University of California, San Diego department of visual arts is requiring his students … Read More


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Picasso's Petit carré au visage, one of his "lesser-knowns." 


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Harvard Business School Warns of Picassos Flooding the Market

Adding to the other upheavals the art market is currently faced with—the possible repeal of the tax code darling known as the “1031 Exchange,” the amendment of the California Resale Royalties Act—an article published today on Harvard Business School’s Working … Read More


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A 1912 PORTRAIT OF PABLO PICASSO BY JUAN GRIS. 
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Morning Links: Picasso Edition

The Swiss family foundation that reportedly sold a painting by Paul Gauguin to the Qatar Museums Authority for a record $300m has withdrawn the long-term loan of its 19th- and 20th-century art collection from the Kunstmuseum Basel. [The Art Newspaper]Arthur K. … Read More


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How Artists Across the Globe Are Saying ‘Yes’ to Picasso

A provocative exhibition at the Museu Picasso in Barcelona shows the ways that Banksy, Basquiat, Vik Muniz, Chéri Samba, and others have embraced the legacy of the modernist master Read More


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Why Anthony Caro Broke the Rules

Sculptor Anthony Caro delighted in instigating huge challenges for himself Read More


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It’s Manet Mania Weekend at Yale!

On the 150th birthday of Manet’s two most scandalous paintings, a show and a conference track the afterlives of the nudes, the dudes, the maid, and the cat Read More


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Antoni Berni, Los emigrantes, Homenaje a Segall, 1956, mixed media on canvas. Courtesy Galería Sur.

Immigrants and Ancestors

A painting by an Argentine son of Italians echoes works by a Lithuanian-born Brazilian and a Spaniard exiled in France Read More


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Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.

Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More


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A Gambler with Guts

A new book recounts how Ernst Beyeler became one of the world’s most powerful modern-art dealers Read More


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Backdrops, Blobs, Pods, and Props

The Walker Art Center celebrates its acquisition of a trove of objects documenting artists’ collaborations with Merce Cunningham in a series of groundbreaking shows Read More


Looking at Art
The fan-shaped birchwood "radius" work Curve XXI, 1978-80, appears to hover midair.

Ahead of the Curve

Ellsworth Kelly’s sculpture, subject of a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, makes the complex simple and the simple complex Read More