A pegasus sculpture by Vivianne Duchini.

Vivianne Duchini: The Argentine Sculptor Everyone Should Know

Vivianne Duchini is an art powerhouse from Argentina who is known for her massive bronze sculptures. She’s been crafting horse sculptures since she was five years old, working in clay, wax, plaster, and even metals. It is her spirited sculptures of horses and dogs that have bolstered her to international fame. Her most famous work […]



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A pianist playing in Washington Square Park, located in Manhattan.

60 Public Pianos to be Placed Throughout NYC

Sing for Hope is a New York City community service organization. “New York City is the cultural capital of the world–and yet too many residents lack regular and affordable access to high-quality arts programming,” a statement from their website reads. As a small part of their effort to correct that deficit, they’re placing 60 art-piece pianos throughout […]



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A photo of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, where the Summer of Love first began.

The Summer of Love Turns 50

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love, a cultural phenomenon that took place in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in 1967 but was reflected across the world. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a fleeting moment of the counterculture hippie extravaganza already going on at that time—or it was […]



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A painting by graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

The Man Who Bought $110.5 Million Basquiat Painting Speaks Out About His Purchase

Ever since Sotheby’s became the go-to name in art auctions, only ten works have sold for over $100 million. Now it’s eleven. Late in the evening on Thursday, May 18th, an untitled 1982 painting by graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was sold to a private collector for $110.5 million, making it the sixth most expensive work […]



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A sculpture of a very fit man. The sculpture is called

One of the Largest Collections of Michelangelo’s Art is Coming to the Met This November

We all know the work of Michelangelo. From David and the Pieta, those marble masterworks which marry white austerity to a luxury of sculpted detail, to the incredible visual opulence of the Sistine Chapel murals, his art is one of the first things we think of when we hear the word. The Florentine lived from […]



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A photo of Green-Wood Cemetery.

Sophie Calle’s Latest Art Project Allows Visitors to Bury and Cremate Their Secrets

There’s a power and a draw in the telling of secrets. You just have to look at the runaway success of Frank Warren’s PostSecret project to see that. Since 2005, tens of thousands of people sent their secrets in to Warren as postcards, releasing them to the public in anonymity. The project sold five books, […]



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A purple glass boat in a pond. Picture taken at the New York Botanical Garden.

The ‘CHIHULY’ Exhibit is Now Open at the New York Botanical Garden

Dale Chihuly, the Seattle-based glass artist, is hard to escape. It seems like every large airport, hotel, and hospital in the country have at least a few pieces of his distinctive flower- or sea-life-themed glass work on display. And now, a new installation is being added to that total. “CHIHULY,” a new exhibit at the […]



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A sculpture of a bull by artist Adrián Villar Rojas.

Adrián Villar Rojas Has a Rooftop Exhibit at the Met

Adrián Villar Rojas, Argentinian artist and worldwide exhibitor, was exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art when he was struck by the way that the museum, any museum, removes things from daily life and “freezes” them. “In some way or another, I wanted to play with the doodles of culture,” the thirty-seven-year-old said of his project […]



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Rebecca Guay painting.

April 30th is the Last Day to See Rebecca Leveille’s “Crush” Exhibit

Rebecca Leveille grew up on comic books. She is completely self-taught and is just as inspired by “X-Men” and “Star Wars” as she is from the works of Klimt and Wyeth. Now an established name in art, Leveille (AKA Rebecca Guay) has been a part of some of the most beloved projects in nerdy art. She illustrated comic […]



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A photo of the Fearless Girl statue and the bronze bull statue.

Fearless Girl Challenged By Charging Bull Sculptor

Thirty years ago, Arturo Di Modica illegally installed a massive bronze bull in the center of New York City’s financial district as a guerrilla commentary on the economic resilience of Wall Street after the stock market crash that had happened earlier that year. It was only later that he sought a permit for it to […]



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