Works by Cezanne, Matisse Each Sell For $19 million
May 02 2012 5:07 PM
The spring art sales got off to a solid start at Christie's on Tuesday, with works by Cezanne and Matisse each selling for $19 million (11 million pounds) as the auction house moved $117 million worth of Impressionist and modern art.
'The Scream' Auction: Is Edvard Munch's Pastel Really Worth $200 Million?
May 02 2012 2:17 PM
Edvard Munch's pastel version of his famous The Scream painting is expected to approach the all-time record for most expensive painting by fetching as much as $200 million when it is sold Wednesday evening at the Sotheby's auction house in New York City.
Sale of 'The Scream' Could top Auction Record: Experts
April 30 2012 4:09 PM
Edvard Munch's The Scream could become the most expensive painting ever sold at auction on Wednesday if predictions that the work could fetch up to $150 million are to be believed.
'Go Right' Goes Viral On YouTube, Proves Video Games Can Be Art [VIDEO]
April 27 2012 1:05 PM
Go Right is a new YouTube video that celebrates side-scrolling video games. It flies in the face of arguments made by Chicago legend Roger Ebert, who has prejudicially declared that video games can never be art.
A Gallery of Picasso's Muses on Offer at Auction
April 24 2012 1:02 PM
Known for his long and passionate personal life as well as his prodigious output, Pablo Picasso has proved to be the most bankable of artists over the past 20 years.
Award-Winning Shots From The 2012 Underwater Photo Contest
April 20 2012 3:19 PM
Check out the beauties and beasts of the sea in these award-winning shots from the 2012 Underwater Photography Contest.
Aday.org Prepares For May 15, 2012 – The Day the World Photographs Itself
April 12 2012 2:48 PM
What will future generations know about everyday life in 2012? Swedish organization aday.org hopes to make things easier by creating a visual archive, documenting A Day In The World as it looked on May 15, 2012.
Valparaiso: Street Art From South America’s Most Unusual City
April 10 2012 9:31 AM
This Unesco World Heritage site rises from the Pacific Coast like a kaleidoscope of color.
Easter 2012: Hard-Boiled Eggs Tips, Ideas and Tricks
April 06 2012 2:21 PM
Easter 2012 has arrived, and while the tradition of boiling and decorating eggs may seem self-explanatory there are plenty of tips and tricks to help make the perfect egg.
Examination Of A Phenom: Ten Metal/Screamo YouTube Vocal Covers
April 05 2012 5:53 PM
We explore the niche fascination with covering only the vocal portion of screamo and heavy metal songs, on video, on YouTube.
Jim Marshall, Guitar Amp Innovator, Dies at 88
April 05 2012 10:39 AM
Jim Marshall, the innovator behind the Marshall brand of iconic guitar amplifiers, died Thursday morning in London. He was 88 years old.
Kristen Stewart Inspires Art Show: 'Breaking Dawn: Part 2' Star Is A Muse For Hipsters, Some Express Outrage, Others Defend It
April 04 2012 12:00 PM
Last month Breaking Dawn: Part 2 star Kristen Stewart had her likeness created in the form of an ice sculpture. The figure debuted at Madame Tussaud's in London. Now it seems that she has become a muse for LA hipsters!
White House Partners With Google Art Project For Virtual Tours (VIDEO)
April 04 2012 3:04 AM
People all across the globe can now take a 360-degree tour of the White House from the comfort of their own homes as the Google Art Project has collaborated with the historic house to create a virtual Google Maps-like tour of the place.
Van Gogh Painted Mysterious Sunflower Mutant 100 Years Before It Was Deciphered
March 30 2012 7:26 AM
Over a century after Vincent van Gogh created his famous still life painting Sunflowers, scientists have been able to make out that the post-Impressionist painter painted a mysterious mutant of sunflower, which was deciphered recently, a latest study reveals.
What Is Viralism? An Inquiry Into Culture's Battle For Digital Space
March 29 2012 3:44 PM
As the digital age reaches the dormant stage of social adaptation, having left its mark on the daily process of culture at large, can we add viralism or another digitally referential marker to our collective art discourse? Moreover, is viral a relevant -- let alone acceptable -- aesthetic stance?
Fiona Apple Tour 2012: Watch Her Sing The Beatles' 'Across The Universe' Live In New York [VIDEO]
March 28 2012 10:44 AM
Monday, Apple stopped by New York City's Bowery Ballroom for a 13-song set, including a cover of The Beatles' Across The Universe.
Cherry Blossom Festival 2012: Washington, DC Celebrates 100 Years of Pink with Event-Packed Festival
March 23 2012 5:47 PM
The 2012 Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Festival will last for five event-filled weeks in honor of the 100th anniversary of the gift from Japan.
Marilyn Monroe Meets Angels at Warhol Show in Asia
March 16 2012 4:45 PM
Andy Warhol, the Pope of Pop, is making a pilgrimage to Asia on the 25th anniversary of his death, with one of the largest collections of his art set to tour five cities in the region over the next two years.
Smithsonian Exhibit Presents Video Games as Innovative Art Form
March 16 2012 1:47 AM
Widening the realms of art and creativity is the new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum coined the Art of Video Games.
SXSW 2012 Live: Experience Youth Lagoon Live At Crossroads House [PHOTOS & AUDIO]
March 15 2012 4:47 PM
Youth Lagoon played to the Boise party at the IFC Crossroads House on day two of music for South By Southwest. March 14, 2012. Read a full review of the performance. See photos of the performance here; listen to them playing live; check out the fans at the scene.