Posted by Nick on 22 May 2015
Do you remember Cornelius Gurlitt, the late German found to have had more than twelve hundred paintings stashed in his Munich home?
The first of those works is going on the auction block.
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By now, you've no doubt encountered the furor created by Fox News when it blurred parts of its image of Picasso's Women of Algiers in doing a story on its record-setting auction.
Idiotic? Of course. But the Guardian's Jonathan Jones believes he understands why the prudes can't handle the Spaniard.
Posted by Nick on 08 May 2015
It's no holds barred at the Venice Biennale. See what one Brit is up to, and why it's likely to make many of her countrymen blush.
Posted by Nick on 05 May 2015
If you dig Andean art, then the current exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago is just for you.
Posted by Nick on 28 April 2015
Two self-portraits painted by Francis Bacon will be auctioned this summer with the expectation that they could fetch as much as $46-million. But before they're sold, they're being seen in public for the first time in decades.
Posted by Nick on 24 April 2015
With color photography still in its infancy, an amateur British photographer took a series of pictures of his teenage daughter.
They are, I think you'll agree, quite compelling works of art.
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Here's the question: Does one have to be a believer to truly appreciate religious art?
Guardian critic Jonathan Jones says not as far as he's concerned. What about you?
Posted by Nick on 31 March 2015
The astonishing story of one generous man, Mark Landis, who lavished gifts of artwork to museums far and wide. Trouble is, all of it was phony.