Posts Tagged ‘Picasso’

May is an exciting month for the New York auction world.  This year, some very private West Coast collections, featuring rare work, will be offered at auction in the next two weeks.  Property from the $150 million Holmby Hills-based Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody will be auctioned off at Christie’s on May 4 and 5 […]

Portraits of Alice Neel’s Legacy of Realism (NY Times) From William Furlong and Audio Arts, a New Book (NY Times) Paris Journal:  Chatter of Swindles and Scames at Drouot (NY Times) Art Dealer Admits Lying to FBI Over Faked $2 Million Picasso (WSJ) Critic’s Notebook:  What L.A. Might Ask of Eli Broad (LA Times) Hammer […]

by Kelly Boyd Layers of pigment, built up with brushes and palate knives on cardboard and canvas make up Mark Grotjahn’s Seven Faces exhibit, now showing at Blum & Poe.  Reminiscent of Picasso and drawing inspiration from Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, the exhibition features thirteen paintings, most of them quite large, and quite recent.  While the […]

Artists, Architects, and Designers Contemplate the Void at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Big Show of Picasso’s Mediterranean Years Planned for Gagosian in London (NY Times) Signs of Rebound at last month’s Winter Antiques Show (NY Times) LACMA Announces Three Inaugural Shows for New Resnick Pavilion (LA Times) This Year’s ARCOmadrid Puts Spotlight on L.A. Artists […]

ArtsÉtoile is delighted to introduce summer intern Meg Emmitt, an art history M.A. candidate, who will be reporting from Spain this summer while she researches Catalan identity in Spanish art and architecture.  If you liked Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona, you will surely enjoy Meg’s scholarly contributions and photo-blogging – stay tuned for weekly updates! Graduate Summer […]

Picasso:  Mosqueteros, a collection of the famous artist’s late paintings and prints at Gagosian’s Chelsea gallery, has been billed by The New York Times art critic Roberta Smith as “one of the best shows to be seen in New York since the turn of the century.” Glowing review by Roberta Smith Interview with John Richardson, […]

Architecture Review:  Reinventing America’s Cities:  The Time is Now (NY Times) Picasso Biographer John Richardson Discusses Picasso Show at Gagosian (NY Times) Roberta Smith Reviews James Castle Shows in New York (NY Times) Cuba’s Alternative Art Scene (WSJ) The Strange Tale of a Chinese Emperor’s French Prints (IHT) Getty Museum Ads Try Hip Humor to […]