Art Copies Life

A German artist has found a unique way to bring Van Gogh to life . . . at least a part of him.


By the Beautiful Sea

Who painted la mer as distinctively as any artist in history?  Turner, that's who.


Gordon Willis, R.I.P.

I'm late getting to this, but I wanted to give a genius his just due.  The life and work of the great cinematographer Gordon Willis.


Money, Money, Money, Money

The O'Jays sang the refrain . . . and it was all about the dollar signs earlier this month when Christie's set a one-night record of sales totaling a staggering $745 million. 


Where Are All the Women?

Amanda Vickery goes in search of masterworks not created by the usual -- male -- suspects.


American Art -- What Is It?

Refreshing excerpts from ARTnews coverage in years past.




Masterworks

You may love it or loathe it, but it's hard to deny the impact of Jacques-Louis David's singular work.


The Masterpiece in the Shrubbery

A strange tale but true.  Fascinating.


Art Without Sex? Impossible!

Just what role does sex play in the lives of the artists, in their work and in how we approach it?  A provocative piece from The Guardian's Jonathan Jones.


What Was Wyeth Up To?

They are often referred to as Andrew Wyeth's 'secret' paintings . . . but were they?