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Giacometti Sculpture Poised to Set Auction Record

Apr 16
A rare life-size sculpture by Alberto Giacometti could set a record at auction next month where it's expected to bring around $130 million.

Monet Paintings Could Fetch Up to $110M at Auction

Apr 6
Six paintings by French impressionist painter Claude Monet are among the stars heading for New York City's spring art auctions that could realize between $78 million and $110 million, Sotheby's announced.

'The Art of the Mannequin' Exhibit Arrives in NYC

By Matthew Wexler | Mar 30
A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City. They're the creation of designer Ralph Pucci - who elevates these dummies to a sculptural art form.

Graffiti Boom Born in Tragedy Brightens Up Colombia Capital

By Jacobo Garcia | Mar 27
Bogota's proliferation of murals grew in part out of tragedy, when police shot and killed graffiti artist Diego Felipe Becerra in 2011 as he painted his trademark Felix the Cat. Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro responded by decriminalizing graffiti painting.

The Art of Ice Carving

Mar 24
Massive blocks of ice, known as Arctic Diamonds, are so clear you can read a newspaper through them. Every year artists use chisels and chainsaws to turn them into jewels. Lee Cowan reports from the 2015 World Ice Art Championships in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Sexy Superheroes :: Presenting Some Favorite Erotic Artists

Mar 21
Putting pen to paper has seldom meant such elegance -- or such hotness! Here are a few artists with an eye for beauty and a gift for rendering it in ink.

Yard Sale Painting May Sell at Auction for $25K

By Tom Coyne | Mar 16
Jesse Ronnebaum isn't sure what moved him to buy a worn painting of seven men playing pool from a yard sale for fifty cents. Now it's going to auction and may bring in $25,000.

Hiding Under the Uniform: Photos Show Dichotomy in Veterans

Feb 26
For anyone curious about the lives of veterans once they return home, the Veteran Vision Project photo collection is a revelation. Devin Mitchell has asked dozens of veterans to tell stories about themselves while posing in front of a mirror.

Nazi-Looted Art

Feb 20
A Swiss museum that accepted the bequest of a massive trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt says efforts to research the works and process restitution cases are being delayed by a dispute over Gurlitt's will.

Selfie Sticks Banned at National Gallery of Art

By Brett Zongker | Feb 8
Millions of visitors to museums on the National Mall may soon have to leave their selfie sticks at home.

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