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How the painting that scandalized Paris became a fashion icon.
When American portraitist John Singer Sargent first displayed his portrait of Madame Pierre Gautreau (exhibited for some time under the name Madame XXX, though she's better known now simply as Madame X) in Paris's renowned jury-selected exhibition, the Salon, in 1884, the ...
Art Provenance makes artwork identification "immediate, accessible, and cost-effective."
Collecting art seems simple enough: You purchase a piece, then display it in your home. What many don’t realize however, are the other tasks that come with being a full-fledged collector.To prove authenticity and determine value, you must first be aware of your ...
Should paintings of the rich and powerful help shape the truth or expose it?
While pundits are still debating which of Barack Obama’s policies might make it through the current administration unscathed, the 44th president made one decision in recent months that will serve to cement his legacy for generations to come: He chose a portraitist.Late last ...
A little-known Saudi prince is the reported buyer.
Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi painting, which has been hailed as one of the biggest artistic discoveries of the 21st century, sold at Christie's on November 15 for an astounding $450.3 million. And now we know where it's going.Congratulations - the Salvator Mundi is ...
It will travel the world first, so you can get a chance to see it yourself.
It’s being hailed as one of the biggest artistic discoveries of the 21st century, and it’s about to head on a world tour. Salvator Mundi, the only Leonardo da Vinci painting currently in private hands, is going to be exhibited in locations around ...
These works were commissioned by Don Ramon Roces.
Important scenes from Philippine history as depicted by National Artist Vicente Manansala and famed muralist Amadeo Manalad are on view at the Ayala Museum this month. The 70 pieces in “Manansala & Manalad: Framing History” were originally commissioned 70 years ago by ...
The photo booth craze has finally met its match.
If you didn't leave the last wedding you attended with a strip of photo booth photos in your purse, did the wedding even happen? If you can imagine, the latest wedding trend is even more retro: live painters.According to The Knot and ...