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One of Picasso's Greatest Masterpieces Going to Auction

May 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

Art collectors will have a unique opportunity come June 21, when Sotheby’s London auctions an early Picasso portrait. Painted in 1909, Femme Assise is rumored to be inspired by his lover and model Fernande Olivier. Ahead of his time, Olivier is represented by Picasso in angular gold, silver, green, and bronze shapes and is considered one of the hallmark pieces that ushered in the revolutionary modern style now known as Cubism.... Read More

Tate Modern's Expansion to Open June 17

May 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

The long-awaited expansion of London’s Tate Modern museum will finally open on June 17, 2016, the museum just announced. The building is designed by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, of the original Tate Modern, Barcelona Forum Building and Beijing National Stadium fame.... Read More

San Francisco Gets A Major Art Upgrade

May 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art reopens to the public this Saturday, May 14, after a three-year closure for the construction of a glitzy, new $305 million extension, nearly tripling its exhibition size and making it the largest contempo... Read More

How the Festival Hall Turned Baden-Baden Into a City of Culture

May 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Chadner Navarro

If you haven’t been to Baden-Baden, you might have heard about this German town of 50,000 when Bill Clinton famously quipped “Baden-Baden is so nice they had to name it twice,” during one of his visits. The former American president might have been joking, but a quick Google search on Baden-Baden’s tony reputation, and it would appear like it has had two distinct lives.... Read More

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