MoMA Will Be Closed During 4-Month Renovation

MoMA Will Be Closed During 4-Month Renovation

Big changes are coming to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Not only is the institution undergoing a major renovation, but curators will also begin featuring underrepresented artists. “A new generation of curators is discovering the richness of what is in our...
Portrait Created By AI Sells for $430k

Portrait Created By AI Sells for $430k

When Christie’s announced it would be auctioning off its first AI-generated portrait, the fine arts company expected the piece to sell for less than $10,000. Much to everyone’s surprise, it sold for much higher: $430,000, to be exact.  The portrait, which the BBC...
Do Museums Romanticize Exploitation?

Do Museums Romanticize Exploitation?

What do Picasso, Balthus, and Gauguin have in common? Aside from being some of the world’s most celebrated artists, all three derived much of their success from exploiting the female gender. Balthus, for example, sexualized prepubescent girls—who were the subjects of...
Christie’s Auction Sets Record

Christie’s Auction Sets Record

Christie’s auction house hit record breaking numbers this week, bringing in more than $317,801,250 for American artwork. The big winner of the night was Edward Hopper’s iconic “Chop Suey,” which sold for an incredible $91,875,000. The 1929 oil painting is...
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