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Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - The spring auctions ended on a record-shattering high on Wednesday as Christie's contemporary art sale achieved the highest total - $495 million - in the history of art auctions. Artists' records fell one after another, led by...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) painting has set a new auction record for the graffiti artist at a sale of postwar and contemporary art in New York. Christie's says "Dustheads" sold for $48.8 million on...
ReutersBy Chris Michaud NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) - A 1968 oil painting by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for some $37 million at Sotheby's contemporary art auction on Tuesday, a new record for a work by a living artist. The sale took in $293,587,000,...
REYHANLI, Turkey — On the second floor of a nursery school in a Turkish border town, artist Nader Haj Kadour preferred talking about painting butterflies than painting Syrian President Bashar Assad. The classically trained Syrian artist pointed to...
Think calligraphy is simply that swirling script on nice wedding invitations? Think, again — then check out the Newberry Library's newest exhibit, "Exploration 2013." -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
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Some time ago Lee Feldman, Fort Lauderdale's city manager, was visiting Denver. He saw a piano. Outdoors. "In a public realm," as he put it. That's why last Saturday there were five upright pianos sitting on the sidewalk – first in FATVillage and...
I'm working too much at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. I'm working too little at my art, seven hours a day with a break for lunch and a nap. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
Chicago's Oldest Living Hipster lives in Edgewater, on the North Side. He is 92 but looks 83. He lives behind a wrought-iron fence, surrounded on all sides by the drabbest of stone-colored apartment complexes. His home is a small castle, built a...
NEW YORK — If the Bulls are going to win their best-of-seven, first-round series against the Nets, they're going to have to follow the lead of Joakim Noah. You know, block out the pain and try to battle through. On a Saturday where Noah...
Special to the TribuneJohn Lautner believed that "architecture should be really odd." To this end the midcentury American architect dotted Southern California with a concrete, glass and copper volcano for Bob Hope's second home, a dwelling that looks like a UFO perched on a...
In “Silver Linings Playbook,” Robert De Niro won plaudits for playing a complicated father. Now he’ll spend some time exploring his own. In a new documentary from director Perri Peltz (”The Education of Dee Dee Ricks”), De...
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