A London Gallery Threw Me Out Over a Picasso

by Josh Spero on December 2, 2015

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LONDON — In case you were in any doubt as to the true source of authority in the art world today, we now have an answer.

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How did Pablo Picasso celebrate his 80th birthday?

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A new series of maps created by howmuch.net attempts to look at art valuation based on country of origin.

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Apparently the price paid for Picasso’s “Women of Algiers” (1955) on Monday is not the most obscene thing about it.

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The Immoveable Feasts of French Modernism

by John Seed on September 2, 2014

Jean Hélion,

LOS ANGELES — In 1988 Jed Perl, a critic in his mid-thirties who had written for Vogue, Art in America, and The New Criterion, published his first book: Paris Without End: On French Art Since World War I.

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The Picasso tapestry slated for removal from the Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagram Building has found a new home at the New-York Historical Society, the New York Times reported.

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In a statement released earlier this afternoon, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Steven A. Cohen of SAC Capital with supervising, and profiting from, the insider trading of two of his employees. The move followed years of severe scrutiny for the Connecticut-based hedge fund manager and prominent art collector.

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Sometimes it’s better to be alone. Here are a few artists who we wouldn’t particularly like to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day with, from the over-sharing to the unstable to the plain unsettling.

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A Scottish airport has backtracked on its decision to cover up a poster promoting an exhibition at the Scottish Museum of Modern Art that featured Picasso’s “Nude Woman In a Red Armchair” (1932).

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Five NYC Museum Shows to Look Forward to in 2011

by Kyle Chayka on December 31, 2010

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It’s the New Year all over again, and aside from going out and partying, there’s not much in the New Year to look forward to yet. I’m finding myself starting at empty calendar and wondering what to fill it up with. Why not schedule in some art? It’s never to early to start that exhibition calendar going, so here are five exhibitions that I think will light up this new year in New York City.

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