Tag: Art

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Inside ‘Infinity Mirrors’ artist Yayoi Kusama’s tragic years in NYC

Inside ‘Infinity Mirrors’ artist Yayoi Kusama’s tragic years in NYC

In 2019, New Yorkers waited in line for hours to see Yayoi Kusama’s show at the David Zwirner gallery in Chelsea — eager to get th [...]
These expensive works are not actually ‘real’… so are they still art?

These expensive works are not actually ‘real’… so are they still art?

MICK JAGGER’S new single with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl came as a surprise to fans this week. But many would be more shocked to learn tha [...]
Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

Art Institute of Chicago Names Its Next Board Chief

The longtime art collector and marketing executive Denise Gardner will become the chairwoman of the Art Institute of Chicago in November, perhaps t [...]
NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are They Also Fueling Climate Change?

“It’s really a big boom and the prices have been going crazy. But it can’t continue like this,” Mr. Lemercier said. “So there’s a sense that there [...]
Inside artist Yayoi Kusama’s trippy New York Botanical Garden exhibit

Inside artist Yayoi Kusama’s trippy New York Botanical Garden exhibit

Yayoi Kusama grew up around flowers and plants, carrying her sketchbook to her family’s seed nursery in rural Japan and drawing th [...]
The world’s most expensive painting isn’t a full da Vinci, officials say

The world’s most expensive painting isn’t a full da Vinci, officials say

True colors exposed! The world’s most expensive painting was only partly made by Leonardo da Vinci — a revelation that allegedl [...]
Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

SEOUL — The couple saw brushes and paint cans in front of a paint-splattered canvas at a gallery in a Seoul shopping mall. So they added a few brus [...]
The Courtroom Sketch: A Piece of History, and Art

The Courtroom Sketch: A Piece of History, and Art

Sitting in a Manhattan courtroom in 1993, Marilyn Church unpacked her crayons and paper and patiently waited for the right moment to illustrate. As [...]
Winfred Rembert, 75, Dies; Turned Painful Memories Into Art

Winfred Rembert, 75, Dies; Turned Painful Memories Into Art

When he was on the chain gang, working on a road crew, a young woman, Patsy Gammage, caught his eye. He managed to start a correspondence with her, [...]
Couple accidentally paints over $500,000 artwork

Couple accidentally paints over $500,000 artwork

American gaffe-iti. A South Korean couple mistakenly tarnished a half-million dollar American artwork when they painted over i [...]
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