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The 'Mick Jagger' Of Art Auctions Shares Secrets From A High End Market

Simon de Pury is a professional dealer, collector, curator and schmoozer. His clients include billionaires, rock stars and royalty. The art world insider's new memoir is The Auctioneer.

Artist J.M.W. Turner To Be Featured On U.K. £20, Ousting Economist Adam Smith

Following a national nomination process for a visual artist to honor, the U.K. has announced the new face of the £20 bill. He's known for landscapes, seascapes and innovative depiction of light.
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Meet The Creators of D.C.'s Proposed Art-Focused Hotel

Last year, when a developer bought the property at 411 New York Ave. NE, the artists working out of the building protested their eviction. The developer proposed a new idea: a hotel which would include artist studios and an art gallery--the first in the nation.


Panama Papers Provide Rare Glimpse Inside Famously Opaque Art Market

The leaked documents tell the backstory of a groundbreaking Christie's auction, and the purchase of a painting one man claims was seized from his grandfather during World War II.

Gardens Don't Tend Themselves: Portraits Of The People Behind LA's Luxury

Behind every gleaming bathroom or expertly manicured lawn is a person tasked with its upkeep. These workers are the stars of Ramiro Gomez's art — he's a former nanny and the son of Mexican immigrants.

A 'New' Rembrandt: From The Frontiers Of AI And Not The Artist's Atelier

A newly unveiled portrait bearing all the hallmarks of the Dutch master is actually the result of 18 months of analysis of 346 of his paintings, plus 150 gigabytes of digitally rendered graphics.

For 19th Century French Artists, 'Noir' Was The New Black

After the Industrial Revolution, artists started getting creative with some newly available black materials. An exhibit at LA's Getty museum celebrates their exploration of the shadows.

DIY Artists Paint The Town Strange, With Some Help From George R.R. Martin

The art market is booming in Santa Fe, N.M., but the highbrow scene leaves some artists feeling out of place. So, one collective made a space of their own — with a big boost from the fantasy author.

Sound Sculptor Harry Bertoia Created Musical, Meditative Art

Designer and sculptor Harry Bertoia spent the final decades of his life creating mesmerizing "sonambient" music out of big metal objects. An 11-CD collection of his recordings has just been reissued.

Eggs Become Art To Celebrate Life's Rebirth

Cultures around the world decorate eggs to celebrate spring. Modern artists continue those traditions, reflecting the fragility and beauty of life.