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...
Lyft Debuts Art Park in Las Vegas

Lyft Debuts Art Park in Las Vegas

Lyft users in downtown Las Vegas can now enjoy some eclectic and whimsical artwork while waiting for their ride. Lyft’s Art Park is a mishmash of sensory experiences. On one hand you have the typical Las Vegas menagerie, from racy billboards and drunken debauchery to...
Check Out Phoenix’s Burning Man-Inspired Art Gallery

Check Out Phoenix’s Burning Man-Inspired Art Gallery

The esoteric artwork and counter cultural vibe of Burning Man can now be found at a giant warehouse in Phoenix. The Where?House art gallery has made its official appearance in Arizona, boasting 24,000 square feet and holding the title of the state’s largest art house....
Bangkok Debuts Gigantic Art Gallery

Bangkok Debuts Gigantic Art Gallery

Bangkok, one of the world’s most traveled cities, is turning its metropolis into a massive art gallery. In a place renowned for its food, culture, and many other tourist attractions, Bangkok’s city-wide art extravaganza is just another reason to visit the Thai...
Non-Partisan Political Art Strikes a Nerve

Non-Partisan Political Art Strikes a Nerve

Most roadside billboards tell a story—usually through advertising. But for a group of artists across America, those stories are told in the form of non-partisan political art. For Freedoms is a platform for creative civil engagement. Founded by artists Hank Willis...
Royal Portraits Now on Display in the US

Royal Portraits Now on Display in the US

For the first time in history, portraits of the British royal family are on display in the United States. For many of the images, it is the first time they have been transported outside of the United Kingdom. Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts has partnered with the...
Art Fair Coming to Small Texas Town

Art Fair Coming to Small Texas Town

Marfa, Texas, may be small in terms of geography, but it’s big in the art scene. Boasting numerous art centers and exhibitions, the tiny west Texas town has seen an influx of renowned artists making the desert oasis their hometown. Beginning next spring, the...
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