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Fine Arts

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NEW YORK—The title curator has come to be used in many fields—think curators of sweaters, cheeses, ham, et cetera—so, inadvertently, the term has gained an...




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    Digital Tools Reveal New Details in Old Prints

    NEW YORK—There aren’t many galleries selling prints anymore in New York City. Times have changed, people’s habits of looking to acquire works of art have... Read more

  • Officials with the British Library have announced that, thanks to technology, a new sketch has been revealed in one of Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks dating back about 500 years; to the naked eye, the figure appears largely as a discoloration. (AOL Screenshot)

    Hidden Sketch Revealed in Da Vinci’s 500-Year-Old Notebook (Video)

    Researchers have made an astonishing new discovery from the approximately 500-year-old notebook of a famous artist. The British Library has announced in a recent blog... Read more

  • The Otto Naumann Gallery in Manhattan on Jan. 11, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Renaissance Paintings Make a Splash—Works by Venetian Masters Unveiled to Public

    Take a peek at the world of the art market and it soon becomes obvious that it is dominated by contemporary art. Admittedly, the accessibility of contemporary... Read more

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    ARC Chairman Fred Ross to Speak at Salmagundi Club

    Fred Ross, chairman of the Art Renewal Center, will be speaking at the ARC Salon Exhibition on Jan. 20 at the Salmagundi Club in New York City... Read more

  • A visitor looks at paintings by Han van Meegeren (1889–1947) in the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum in Rotterdam on May 11, 2010. (Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Secret to All Great Art Forgeries

    In A Forger’s Tale—convicted forger Shaun Greenhalgh’s new memoir—Greenhalgh reveals that he drew Leonardo da Vinci’s La Bella Principessa, which has been valued upwards of... Read more

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    Opulent Furniture by America’s 19th Century Star Artisans Shines in New Met Exhibition

    Museums face this inescapable dilemma: for the sake of making works of art publicly accessible, the museum displays them de-contextualized from their cultural setting and... Read more

  • Krishna uprooting the tree, Basohli, India 1750,  ascribed to Manaku.

    Asia Week New York a Global High Point for Collectors in Spring 2016

    –New York may not be the first destination for Asian art in the world, but for those who seek the widest range of Asian art... Read more

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    Rodney Smith’s Photography for Life’s Sake

    NEW YORK—At a time when time seems to be moving faster than ever, when the world feels confusing, chaotic, when vulgarity is even celebrated, and so-called... Read more

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    The Oldest and Most Important Chinese Painting Masterpieces at the MET

    It is not often that a Chinese painting on rice paper survives over 1,000 years so that we can view it intact, in all its... Read more

  • A man takes a photograph of The Mona Lisa painting, behind a protective glass, in the Louvre museum in Paris in a Monday April 26, 2004 file photo. (AP Photo/Amel Pain, File)

    Underneath the Mona Lisa Apparently Lies Three Hidden Portraits

    The Mona Lisa, one of the most famous works of art in history, may have more than one hidden portraits underneath. French scientist Pascal Cotte says... Read more

  • Sam Forrest on Nov. 21, 2015, at his Brookland Park Boulevard shop in Richmond, Va., where he made his latest collection of furniture. (Zachary Reid/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

    Art of Fine Furniture: Carving an Elegant Form of Expression

    RICHMOND, Va.—Sam Forrest stepped around a couple of pieces of furniture so he could reach a window in the front of the old gas station... Read more

  • An employee poses between paintings by British artist John Constable entitled "The Hay Wain" (L) and "The Hay Wain (full-scale sketch)" during a photocall at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on Sept. 17, 2014. (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

    How the Painting Got Its Name

    I have a confession to make: I rarely walk into a museum or gallery without finding my eyes drifting down to the title of a... Read more

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    The Art of Making Do

    “Geometries & Auralities of Survival” by Jesse Stewart presents a program of site-specific music and visual art at the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum in... Read more

  • "The Forest of Solitude," by Kevin Moore, 10 by 15 inches, charcoal on paper. (Courtesy of Kevin Moore)

    Ani Art Academy: Classics Inspire Virtuosity

    What artist Kevin Moore of Ani Art America finds valuable about classical art is that it inspires the artist toward virtuosity, and virtuosity arises from... Read more

  • Frederick Sandys, King Pelles' Daughter Bearing the Vessel of the Sangreal, 1861, pen and black ink on paper. (Promised Gift from the Lanigan Collection, Saskatoon. Photo © NGC)

    ‘Beauty’s Awakening’: Drawings From the Lanigan Collection

    After more than 30 years of collecting British Victorian art, Dennis T. Lanigan of Saskatchewan has loaned some noteworthy pieces for the exhibit “Beauty’s Awakening: Drawings... Read more

  • In this photo taken Nov. 3, 2015, Samuel W. Barnett art piece hangs in the Kennedy Douglass Center for the Arts in Florence, Ala. Barnett, a Tuscumbia native living in Decatur, takes pictures of barns and sharecropper houses and turns them into paintings, capturing many old buildings that are no longer standing. (Allison Carter/The TimesDaily via AP)

    Paintings Capture Disappearing Landscapes of North Alabama

    FLORENCE, Ala.—What many passersby may overlook on their daily commute along Alabama 20 between Decatur and the Shoals, artist Sam Barnett finds as his inspiration... Read more


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