Farewell to a Major Figure of Geometric Abstraction and Concrete Art

  François Morellet died on Wednesday, just a few days after his 90th birthday. Parisian gallerist Kamel Mennour confirmed the French artist’s passing to Le Monde. Morellet is known primarily … Continue reading Farewell to a Major Figure of Geometric Abstraction and Concrete Art

Stolen Picasso – When You’re So Rich You Don’t Notice Your Picasso Is Missing

    Gallery Art owner Kenneth Hendel holds on tightly to Picasso’s ‘Portrait de Marie-Therese’ at his gallery in Aventura on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Hendel received a letter from … Continue reading Stolen Picasso – When You’re So Rich You Don’t Notice Your Picasso Is Missing

Closure of Miami Causeway Threatens Traffic Mayhem at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Could this year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach see the worst traffic ever for the famously hectic art fair week? The city’s famously clogged roads are going to be even worse … Continue reading Closure of Miami Causeway Threatens Traffic Mayhem at Art Basel in Miami Beach

A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut

A little piece of a long-dead artist is coming back to life in New York this fall when Diemut Strebe’s creepy living copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear makes its New York … Continue reading A Living Copy of Vincent van Gogh’s Ear Makes Its New York Debut

The 12 Most Anticipated Auction Lots Likely to Break Records This Month

Auction houses have been rolling out a steady stream of blockbuster consignments in recent weeks as the art world braces for what is perhaps the biggest trophy season yet. Works … Continue reading The 12 Most Anticipated Auction Lots Likely to Break Records This Month

Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

1. FIAC Arrives in Paris This past weekend saw the 42nd edition of the FIAC art fair at Paris’ Grand Palais. Director Jennifer Flay allowed only 170 participators from 22 … Continue reading Just the 5 art world updates you should know this week.

Happy Birthday Francis Bacon

The Irish-born British painter was born on this day, 28 October 1909. His paintings are deliberately uncomfortable and unpleasant. Known for his bold, emotionally charged and raw imagery.  After the … Continue reading Happy Birthday Francis Bacon

Celebrating the birthday of a great artist, Roy Lichtenstein.

Happy Birthday Roy🎈🎂 Roy Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in … Continue reading Celebrating the birthday of a great artist, Roy Lichtenstein.

Happy Birthday, Rauchenberg!

The late artist Robert Rauschenberg is still surprising us on what would have been his 90th birthday. Until he died in 2008, Robert Rauschenberg was an uncommonly prolific artist, at … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Rauchenberg!