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Museum's Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

Museum's Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

Feb 17
Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a painting attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt's workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.

New Exhibit Examines Ballet's Lasting Influence on Fashion

New Exhibit Examines Ballet's Lasting Influence on Fashion

By Jocelyn Noveck | Feb 17
A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu. It may look, to the untrained eye, like any ballet costume. It is, however, anything but.

Bansky's Valentine's Day Mural Covered After it was Defaced

Bansky's Valentine's Day Mural Covered After it was Defaced

Feb 16
The family who owns a house in southwest England where an artwork from Banksy appeared in time for Valentine's Day has covered the mural after it was defaced.

"KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature" Comes to New York Botanical Garden

"KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature" Comes to New York Botanical Garden

Feb 1
The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has announced highlights of its expansive 2020 exhibition "KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature," featuring work by internationally celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

Avant-Garde Posters Unveiled as Tokyo Olympics Near

Avant-Garde Posters Unveiled as Tokyo Olympics Near

By Stephen Wade | Jan 6
The official posters are out for this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Mexican Government to Mediate Dispute Over Painting of Hero

Mexican Government to Mediate Dispute Over Painting of Hero

Dec 12
Mexico's culture minister will mediate a dispute over an effeminate painting of Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday.

In Mexico, Effeminate Zapata Painting Draws Fury

In Mexico, Effeminate Zapata Painting Draws Fury

By Maria Verza | Dec 11
A painting showing Mexican Revolution hero Emiliano Zapata nude and in an effeminate pose has drawn the ire of some of Zapata's descendants and led about 100 farmers to block the entrance to the building where it was on display Tuesday.

Sneakers Star at Glamorous Parties Around Art Basel Miami

Sneakers Star at Glamorous Parties Around Art Basel Miami

By Kelli Kennedy | Dec 9
Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it's all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out ove

For Artist Inspired By Illness, 'Gratitude Outweighs Pain'

For Artist Inspired By Illness, 'Gratitude Outweighs Pain'

By Cara Anthony | Dec 4
People often ask Dylan Mortimer how it feels to breathe through transplanted lungs. He gets that a lot because while most people go through life with one pair of lungs, Mortimer is on his third.

A Recap Of Top Photos From Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

A Recap Of Top Photos From Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

Dec 3
ArtBasel, held all around Miami and Miami Beach, was amazing. With artwork from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

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