An exhibition, “Touching the Prado” at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, is designed to give the blind or those with limited sight an opportunity to create a mental image of a painting by feeling it. Alison Stewart reports. Continue reading
Opening Saturday, “Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower” traces the evolution of the floral still life genre from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, in the first major U.S. exhibition of it’s kind. It features 65 masterpieces from more than 30 artists including Henri Matisse, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, and Vincent Van Gogh. Continue reading
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 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.