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Google Debuts ‘Art Talks’ Series to Reveal Stories Behind Masterpieces

Find yourself musing about Mona Lisa’s mysterious smile? Google is debuting “Art Talks,” a new online series that sheds insight into the stories behind famous masterpieces and artists. The Internet giant announced … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Botero: ‘You Can’t Be Liked By Everybody’

When Fernando Botero was 14 years old and living with his family in Medellín, Colombia, he wanted to be a bullfighter. He enrolled in a school for bullfighters and began … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Museums Grapple With the Strings Attached to Gifts

For museums and other institutions confronted with the sometimes onerous restrictions that donors place on major gifts, forever can be a very long time. In Tennessee, Fisk University, facing possible … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

MoMA Makes a Facebook for Abstractionists

A collaboration between MoMA curators and the Columbia Business School depicts early modernism as a vast social network. It’s the latest in a long line of charts showing that no … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Artist Group Petitions Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, which has been in a harsh spotlight since its chief curator, Paul Schimmel, resigned under pressure in late June and all the artists on … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment