Pissarro Restituted from Paris Museum Show For Sale at Sotheby’s Paris – ARTnews.com

In June 2018, a Paris appeals court ruled that American Philadelphia-based collectors Bruce and Robbi Toll must return an 1887 Camille Pissarro gouache...

Best Pencil Sharpeners for Drawing and Writing Tools – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. As age-old art...

Photographer and Musician Dies at 72 – ARTnews.com

The artist, musician, and educator Barbara Ess, a pioneer in the fields of experimental photography and film and a longtime professor of photography...

Who Was Piet Mondrian, and Why Was He Important? – ARTnews.com

Inside his final studio, on East 59th street in New York, Dutch painter Piet Mondrian covered each wall with painted papers cut into...

Online FIAC Art Fair Sees Strong Sales – ARTnews.com

For much of 2020, the renowned Paris-based art fair, FIAC, planned to go forward with its in-person fair in October. However, due to...

The Best Student Watercolor Pans and Pan Sets – ARTnews.com

There are a host of advantages to using pan watercolor paints, especially for novice watercolorists. They are compact and contained, so they can...

The Best Professional-Quality Oil Paints – ARTnews.com

Oil paints truly run the gamut in terms of quality and price. The best of them consist of carefully sourced, top-quality pigments that...

In Gustav Klimt Painting Theft, Prosecutors Will Drop Charges – ARTnews.com

A 24-year-old mystery surrounding the theft of a painting by Gustav Klimt in Italy remains unsolved. The Italian publication Arts Culture & Style...

Draw in Comfort with an iPad Stand Made Just for Artists – ARTnews.com

The iPad can be a phenomenal canvas. It’s portable, reliable, and compatible with tons of artistic apps. But for all its advantages, it’s...

Simone Wicha on Redeploying Museum Resources – ARTnews.com

Illustration Denise Nestor. The 2020–21 issue of Art in America’s Annual Guide, released in December 2020, includes interviews with museum directors about how they...

Best Black Canvases for Painting – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Is there anything...

How Artists Are Using NFT Sales to Support Their Practice – ARTnews.com

Non-fungible tokens — the images and multimedia attached to strings of Ethereum blockchain code that the art world has recently become obsessed with...

Two Picassos Expected to Achieve $20 M. to Sell at Christie’s – ARTnews.com

Still the most widely demanded artist across the world, Pablo Picasso is known for his depictions of several era-defining muses. Two women who...

Christie’s Appoints Bonnie Brennan as President – ARTnews.com

Following a strong start to its spring season in London, Christie’s has announced the promotion of two executives in its New York chairman’s...

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Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! The 12 Photographs That Shaped This MoMA Curator’s Career –...

A Daguerreotype Multiple Exposure Method

In early spring 1839, Paris was abuzz with excitement in connection with a recently published letter, in which the invention of photography was confirmed by reliable sources. The world was now waiting for the French government to work...

Claudia Kinmonth, Maverick Furniture Scholar – Lost Art Press

Claudia Kinmonth is a woodworker and scholar who has focused her research and writing on the vernacular furnishings of rural Irish homes, primarily those belonging to people of little means. One ironic result is that much, though by...

Pissarro Restituted from Paris Museum Show For Sale at Sotheby’s Paris – ARTnews.com

In June 2018, a Paris appeals court ruled that American Philadelphia-based collectors Bruce and Robbi Toll must return an 1887 Camille Pissarro gouache titled La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking Peas”) to the heirs of Simon Bauer, the original French-Jewish...

Playing with Macro Photography at the Kitchen Sink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdS60JALqNs Here’s a quick, easy idea for something you can try in your kitchen with a macro lens. Yesterday as I was doing the dishes, the water stream hit an egg cup and bounced up in a concentrated jet,...