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Giacometti Painting Nets $33M During Auction of Impressionist & Modern Art

Nov 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Artist Alberto Giacometti’s 1954 portrait of his brother, Diego en chemise ecossaise, sold for $32.6M during a weeklong series of sales of Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie’s. The price set a world record for a painting by Giacometti, as the previous most expensive rendering for the artist was Portrait de Caroline.

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Park Seung-Mo's Intricately Layered Wire Sculptures Are Unbelievable

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

I must admit, I'm often flabbergasted as to how sculptures actually pull off their art pieces, but sometimes someone comes along that makes me believe in wizardry. Magic is clearly the only explanation for what Park Seung-Mo does with wire. 

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One-of-a-Kind Leica Digital Rangefinder on Bid at Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are so many fantastic items up for grabs in the Jony and Marc's (RED) Auction put on by Sotheby's that we had a really hard time figuring out which ones we wanted to highlight. Scheduled to take place on November 23 in New York, the auction will be benefiting the popular AIDS charity (RED) — which was started by Bono — and was curated by designer Marc Newson and Apple designer Jony Ive (ahem, Sir Jonathan Ive). 

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Banksy Anonymously Sells Original Artwork in NYC For Only $60

Oct 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

In case you weren't already infatuated with every move Banksy makes, get ready to feel an extreme surge of sadness, jealously, and admiration. In case you didn't know, the sneaky British artist has been living in New York for the past month creating installations all over the city as part of his Better Out Than In exhibition — including a slaughterhouse delivery truck filled with stuffed animals, a concrete confessional in Manhattan, war horses wearing goggles, and a beaver stenciled on a Brooklyn wall.... Read More

The Spider Webbed Art Experience of Tomás Saraceno's In Orbit

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A massive interactive art exhibit by Tomás Saraceno called In Orbit has been assembled under a vast glass dome ceiling at the K21 Museum in Düsseldorf, Germany. Planned to remain on display until fall 2014, the installation is made using steel wire mesh and transparent orbits which come together in a surreal landscape reminiscent of a sea of clouds [...]... Read More

Worlds Apart by Artist Drew Tal Opens October 10 in New York

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

On October 10, 2013, renowned international artist Drew Tal will have his opening reception for Worlds Apart at The Emmanuel Fremin Gallery from 6-8 p.m. in New York City. The show is scheduled to run from until December 14. Worlds Apart consists of a series of works that were especially designed for the Istanbul Biennial 2013 Art Show in Istanbul, Turkey. 

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What's Next for Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, and the Breaking Bad Cast?

Oct 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Breaking Bad is over. I know you're grieving and may even be going through the five stages of loss, but just because the show has ended doesn't have to mean you have to say goodbye to the people behind your favorite characters. Not only do Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston have plenty of new projects on the way, the rest of the cast has some titles lined up too.... Read More

Photographer Tony Kelly On Keeping His Creative Identity While Working With Celebrities

Sep 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Dublin-born photographer Tony Kelly has a problem — he's got the perfect life. I may have called him early in the morning for our interview, but even when pulling himself from the haze of sleepiness, Tony exudes charm and likability (which may have been due in part to his accent or possibly because he was awaking at 7 a.m. in Waikiki).... Read More

Before You See Don Jon, Find Out What Makes Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tick

Sep 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Who doesn't love Joseph Gordon-Levitt lately? Seriously, go outside and try to find someone — I'll wait.

You had a tough time, didn't you? Between his romantic offerings like (500) Days of Summer and his gun-toting Bruce Willis flicks like Looper (not to mention his playing the coolest Robin Gotham City has had since…well, since ever), JGL has an all-around appeal Hollywood doesn't snatch up very often.... Read More

18 Facts You Need to Know About the Phenomenal Peter Dinklage

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Peter Dinklage is almost overwhelming in his talent. Watching him play Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones is an experience beyond compare, which is an opinion shared by the entire world if his fame is anything to go by. He's gone from being an indie actor in features like The Station Agent to being a household name, defying society's preconceived notions regarding dwarf actors.... Read More

Who Should and Who Will Win at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards

Sep 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 2013 65th Primetime Emmy Awards are nearly here! Come Sunday night, countless actors and actresses will be sitting in Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, vying for the same awards while you cross your fingers in hopes that your favorite will win.... Read More

Christie's to Hold First Auction and Cultural Gala in Shanghai

Sep 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s is gearing up for their inaugural auction in Mainland China, which will be held in Shanghai on September 26, 2013 at the Jing An Shangri-La Hotel. Additionally, a three-day cultural gala will take place from September 24 to 26.... Read More

Missing Van Gogh Painting Pulled From Norwegian Attic

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam unveiled a newly discovered Van Gogh painting Sunset at Montmajour (1888) on Monday, which will be on display in their current "Van Gogh at Work" exhibition (ending January 12, 2014). The authenticity process took two years to complete because not only is this a major discovery [...]... Read More

Tyler Shields Funds Outlaw By Selling $500K Photograph to Gilmore Girls Star

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Never one to do anything by convention, photographer Tyler Shields raised $500K for his new film Outlaw by selling a single photo. Bought by Scott Patterson — of Gilmore Girls fame — the photo titled Leap of Faith marks the first time a feature film has been entirely funded by a photo sale (well, Shields hopes so anyhow).... Read More

Here's Johnny! Our 10 Favorite Jack Nicholson Movies

Sep 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

You may want to be sitting for this — I'm glad I was — but Jack Nicholson has decided to retire from the acting business. Just kidding! Rumors started swirling like wildfire yesterday that the 76-year-old actor was stepping away quietly from the film business.... Read More

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