Archive | December, 2014
White House Holiday Card 2014

Emily Buchanan Tapped for White House Holiday Card

According to her bio, Emily Buchanan is a plein air landscape painter who primarily recreates scenes from Litchfield County, Connecticut, the Hudson River Valley, and the Berkshires. Other commissions have taken her around the world, but her primary work is done in New England in places like Squam Lake, the White Mountains in New Hampshire, […]

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art museum cleveland

15 Free Art Museums to Escape to this Holiday Season

The holidays have a way of sneaking up on us, don’t they? One day you’re going about your business like always and the next you’re completely caught up in a whirlwind of Christmas songs, holiday parties, gift shopping, making travel plans, and generally stressing out. This holiday season, when you’re in need of an afternoon […]

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christie's art auction house

What’s Next for Christie’s Auction House?

Last month, Christie’s Auctions and Private Sales experienced an unexpected internal rift as Chief Executive Steven Murphy stepped down from the position he has held since 2010. The New York Times reported on December 2, “in a swift move that surprised even auction house insiders, Christie’s announced that Mr. Murphy was stepping down. He will […]

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matisse cut outs at moma

Don’t Miss Matisse at MoMA This Winter

Henri Matisse was an artist that was known for his range; throughout his career he created works that evoked many different styles and utilized different artistic disciplines. According to the Oxford University Press, “French painter, draughtsman, sculptor, printmaker, designer and writer. He came to art comparatively late in life and made his reputation as the […]

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art basel miami beach 2014

#TBT The Complicated, Cultural Whirlwind that was Art Basel Miami Beach

It’s that time of year again; artists, collectors, and critics from around the world are flocking to Florida for Art Basel Miami Beach 2014. Last year we wrote about the complicated, highly exclusive side of the renowned arts fair, and in honor of its return, we are recalling the artists that wowed Miami Beach in 2013. […]

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Seattle Art Musuem SAM

Now on View: Contemporary Art From India at SAM

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is one of the most revered arts institutions in the Pacific Northwest, where it has been delivering world-class visual arts exhibitions since 1933. There are many incredible exhibits on view right now, but one that really stands out is “City Dwellers: Contemporary Art From India.” “City Dwellers” explores the diverse […]

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