Tag Archives: Renoir

People Are Protesting Renoir

In strange but also-kind-of-funny art news, a group of people gathered outside of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston last week to protest French impressionist painter Renoir. The group’s purpose was to project their hatred of Renoir’s work, holding signs that said “God hates Renoir” and “Put some fingers on those hands!” The protest, […]

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Museum and Private Collection Heists Shock the Art World

Although the elaborate heists of priceless artistic pieces seems like a scene fit for a spy film, the theft of paintings and other artistic works is a very real problem for museums and private collectors. It’s also apparently a problem for Catherine Hutin-Blay, the stepdaughter of Pablo Picasso, who is reportedly mixed up in an […]

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Renoir Painting

Renoir Painting Stolen, Report Indicates

A recent dispute over a small Renoir painting—discovered and purchased for $7 at a flea market two years ago—surfaced last month when the painting was scheduled to go up for auction at the Potomack Co. The auction has since been postponed.It seems police have uncovered a theft report from 1951 indicating that the painting may […]

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