Art News

MuseumDecember 10, 2019
Created with watercolor and ink on handmade mulberry paper from Japan, "Carpe Fin" bursts with figures, landscapes, and action scenes inspired by a traditional Haida oral story: a sea mammal hunter…
MuseumDecember 06, 2019
The Dallas Museum of Art has announced the establishment of the Works on Paper Department and the creation of a new curatorial position, supported by a group of visionary gifts to the Museum.
At LargeDecember 05, 2019
The four nominees–Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani–came together to request that the jury consider awarding the Prize to them as a collective.
FairDecember 04, 2019
A performative installation, the flags intentionally break and manipulate the traditional rules of flag code to question the myth of globalization and equality.
AuctionDecember 03, 2019
This December, Sotheby’s London will host Art of Travel, a new themed auction exploring the enduring allure of travel.
At LargeDecember 03, 2019
As more time passes since the theft, fears increase that the jewelry, which are important artifacts of Saxony history, will be dismantled and sold for parts. Here are ten of the glittering jewels now…
MuseumDecember 03, 2019
"Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies" showcases how movie poster design has been used to frame ideas, create moods and stoke interest in films and characters.
At LargeNovember 30, 2019

Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know and love. Depictions of Santa have evolved over time, influenced by stories and legends about St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas and Father Christmas, and perpetuated by…

MuseumNovember 30, 2019
Museum Prinsenhof Delft today announced three discoveries made in three different paintings by Pieter de Hooch as part of its exhibition, Pieter de Hooch in Delft: From the shadow of Vermeer, the…
AuctionNovember 28, 2019
An extremely rare work by Russian avant-garde master Ivan Kliun (1873-1943), one of very few works by the artist in private hands, is set to lead Sotheby’s forthcoming sale of Russian Paintings (…