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A portrait of impressionist painter Claude Monet in 1901. Monet once owned a sculpture of a cat that has recently resurfaced after years of being lost.

Monet’s Biscuit Cat Found After Years of Being Lost

Art historians interested in Claude Monet have taken down their “LOST CAT” signs stapled to light poles and bulletin boards across the U.S. Only kidding. But the glazed biscuit cat from Japan, which once belonged to Monet, has indeed been discovered after years of searching for it, according to The Art Newspaper. The cat sculpture […]

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A painting by Kehinde Wiley titled

Kehinde Wiley’s ‘Racist’ Paintings Are Being Misinterpreted

After former President Barack Obama’s official portrait was released Feb. 12, 2018, rumors surfaced that New York-based artist Kehinde Wiley had previously painted black women decapitating white women. While these rumors might sound outlandish at first, Snopes has proven them to be true. What isn’t true, though, is the racist connotations associated with the paintings. […]

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A painting of three ghostly figures by Eugène Gabritschevsky.

Eugène Gabritschevsky: The Scientist Turned Mad Artist

Eugène Gabritschevsky, born in 1893, was a Russian artist and biologist from a family of noted scientists. His father worked with Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch, and Eugène built a solid career both in Russia and the United States before his thirties. And then at 38, he had a nervous breakdown. He spent the rest […]

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A painting of a house, created by artist Maureen Gallace.

Maureen Gallace Exhibit Receives Rave Reviews

Maureen Gallace, of Connecticut and New York, has probably always been an artist, but she was thirty when she began exhibiting her works. She paints on small canvases, little portraits of beaches, hillsides, and houses from her native New England, but no people. In fact, her houses seem people-less, often missing doors and windows in […]

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A photo of Adolf Hitler.

Art Critic Calls Hitler Painting a ‘Piece of S***’

Most people don’t know that Hitler was a painter. That’s because his artistic side is overshadowed by his ruthless dictatorship—and rightfully so. But just because he was an artist doesn’t necessarily mean that he was a good artist. In fact, art critic Vittorio Sgarbi has gone as far as to describe one of Hitler’s paintings […]

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A photo of ashes.

The Artist Who Paints With Human Remains

To many, the idea of painting with human remains is bizarre and unsettling—creepy even. But to U.K.-based artist Val Thompson, it’s a beautiful way to carry on a loved one’s legacy. Thompson runs her own company, called Ash 2 Art, where she paints with cremated ashes. “I do respect the ash that’s given to me, […]

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Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam

Dutch Art Heist Suspects Apprehended

In October, seven masterpieces were stolen from the Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Picasso, Monet, Matisse, and Freud were among the artists whose works were thieved, making it one of the biggest art heists in history. Three suspects have now been apprehended in Romania, and though there are still no leads on where the […]

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