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David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records

David Hockney Painting Expected to Break Auction Records

By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 14
One of David Hockney's famous "pool paintings" is coming to auction and is expected to sell in the $80 million range, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.

Fashion Art Installation Questions What It Means to Be You

Fashion Art Installation Questions What It Means to Be You

Sep 6
Enter the world of A. Human, a fictional brand on Mercer Street that serves as both commentary on the touchy nature of body modifications today and the external focus and force of the fashion industry. And, also, what it means to be, well, you.

Abu Dhabi Delays Exhibition of da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'

Abu Dhabi Delays Exhibition of da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'

By Jon Gambrell | Sep 3
The unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" at the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been indefinitely postponed, authorities said Monday.

Ancient Animal-Themed Drinkware at Harvard Museum

Ancient Animal-Themed Drinkware at Harvard Museum

By William J. Kole | Sep 3
Centuries before Julius Caesar sipped from a chalice and Alexander the Great raised a goblet to toast his troops, the ancients drank from festive cups made in the image of the beings they revered the most: animals.

Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze at 200-Year-Old Rio Museum

Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze at 200-Year-Old Rio Museum

By Peter Prengaman | Sep 3
A massive fire tore through a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday, lighting up the night and sending large plumes of smoke into the air.

Rethinking Living History Museums

Rethinking Living History Museums

By Mark Pratt | Aug 29
According to a 2016 report by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Humanities Indicators project, visits to historic sites have been on the decline since 1982. Some are trying to change that.

It's Rubens vs. Facebook in Fight Over Artistic Nudity

It's Rubens vs. Facebook in Fight Over Artistic Nudity

By Raf Casert | Jul 28
For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. And now somehow, even in 2018, his Baroque paintings are still jolting the internet.

Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle

Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle

Jul 14
If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches, then a visit to Spain's "Dali Triangle" will not only make for a fantastic road trip, it will show that there's so much more to the renowned surrealist's work.

Psychology Museum Explores What Makes Us Human

Psychology Museum Explores What Makes Us Human

By Mitch Stacy | Jul 10
Wonder Woman's striking visage on large, bright screens just inside the new National Museum of Psychology tells visitors there's more here than dusty books and esoteric curiosities.

Conn. Museum Gives Visitors a Portal to the Past

Conn. Museum Gives Visitors a Portal to the Past

By Jessica Lerner | Jul 3
You can't travel through time, but there is a way you can visit the past.

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