A trove of art valued at $1.4 billion were recovered after being hidden in a Munich apartment for more than 70 years. The hundreds of modernist masterpieces, including paintings by Picasso and Matisse, were confiscated by the Nazis during WWII. International Television News Cordelia Lynch reports. Continue reading
Philanthropist Leonard A. Lauder, heir to the Estee Lauder estate, is giving New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art 78 signature Cubist paintings, drawings and sculptures valued at more than $1 billion. Here are highlights of the gift. Continue reading
He may be the biggest name in American art history that you’ve never heard of, but a new museum in Denver is hoping to change that. Clyfford Still was one of the country’s leading abstract expressionists of the 20th century, along with Jackson Pollock, Willem De Kooning and Mark Rothko. Continue reading
Entering Ricardo Pau-Llosa’s home in Miami, visitors can’t help but feel like they’ve stepped into an art museum. From the kitchen to his high-ceilinged study, nearly every inch of his place is covered with works by contemporary of Latin American artists. Pau-Llosa’s vast collection is on display at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art in “Parallel Currents: Highlights of the Ricardo Pau-Llosa Collection of Latin American Art.” Continue reading
Entering Ricardo Pau-Llosa’s home in Miami, visitors can’t help but feel they’ve stepped into an art museum. From the kitchen to his high-ceilinged study, nearly every inch of his place is covered with works by contemporary of Latin American artists.
Formed as a squat by artists seeking to save the building from demolition in the 1990s, the Tacheles Gallery in Berlin provides space for artists while remaining freely open to the public. The building, which is also a tourist attraction, is threatened by closure because the new owner wants to develop the site. Photos by Sean Gallup/Getty Images. Continue reading