In 2001 Lucian Freud completed a painting of the Queen. Knowing what an uncompromising eye the painter had, it is surprising that so many critics and members of the public were shocked by the finished work.
The tabloids hated the
London. Lucian Freud, the most famous figurative artist in the western hemisphere, died in London on Wednesday, 20 July, aged 88.
Some very high prices have
It is an all-too-familiar pattern in many communities: artists discover an inexpensive, underdeveloped neighborhood and move in, only to be ousted from the area by soaring retail rents once it catches on in popularity.
International security experts say art heists — such as this week's $380,000 theft of 11 works in Toronto — are never as they play out at the movies.
The reality, more
June 6, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO—Police are on the hunt for a man who walked into a San Francisco art gallery, grabbed a valuable pencil drawing by Pablo
june 29, 2011
Winnipeg artist Paul Butler has been throwing collage parties for over 10 years now . And you don't have to be an artist to participate.
All kinds of people are invited to make collages using material from mass