Tag Archives: Picasso

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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

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

Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.
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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

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

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‘Conversion’ Presents Thorny Issues for Art Owners

NEW YORK—An art collector who placed most of his collection in storage with a Manhattan dealer has brought a lawsuit against the dealer for selling his artwork, valued at more than $5 million, and failing to remit the proceeds to the collector. Read More

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‘The Global Appetite Is Increasing’

The top ten collectors on our list. Read More

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Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More

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Making the Local Global

Manuel Borja-Villel’s rehang of the Reina Sofí­a highlights its holdings of Spanish modernist icons—along with the unknown, the unexpected, and the international. Read More

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Fighting for Their Rights

The modernist masterpieces of Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov were nationalized by the Bolsheviks and are now on view in a celebrated and controversial exhibition at London’s Royal Academy. The heirs’ efforts to compel the Russian state to provide them with “reasonable compensation” has become an international legal and political issue. Read More

After The Scream was stolen from the Munch Museum, this reproduction appeared at the Guggenheim—as part of a 2006 campaign launching dark chocolate M&M’s. A reward of 2 million M&M’s was offered for the picture’s recovery.
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‘The Scream,’ the Thief, and the 2 Million M&M’s

Stolen masterpieces are priceless and worthless at the same time—they’re too hot to sell, and have limited use as collateral. But one criminal tried to use them to sweeten his sentence. Read More