Posts Categorized: World Famous

The Man in Black Landmark

The Man in Black landmark will be viewable from two approaching arterial streets and the new pedestrian bridge. The work will rise from the sound hole of the guitar shape that defines the main plaza of the three-acre Legacy Park, collaboratively designed by RRM Design Group and Rotblatt Amrany Studio. Monumental exterior and interior lighting […]

6 Facts About Picasso You Probably Didn’t Know

Pablo Picasso is known worldwide for his intriguing paintings..  Here are 10 fun facts about Picasso that you probably didn’t know: 1. Pablo Picasso wasn’t his real name.  Well, not his entire name, at least.  His whole name, all 23 words of it, is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios […]

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Claude Monet

Claude Monet.  Just his name brings to mind the Impressionist beauty that he created over the years.  But, as always, behind every interesting piece of art is an even more interesting artist.  Here are some fun facts about Monet. 1. His first name was actually the hyphenated “Oscar-Claude”.  However, his parents always called him “Oscar”.  […]

Rockefeller Collection Being Shown all Year

Nelson Rockefeller had been an enthusiast and avid collector of primitive art for most of his life despite the fact that many museums did not take the form all that seriously. Especially the legendary Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Anything pre-Columbian or primitive never received open arms there. Until this year; Beginning […]

Van Gogh Unleashed at the Nation’s Capitol

The swirls and brilliant colors of Vincent Van Gogh are currently on display at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. It is the first major showing of Van Gogh’s work in nearly two decades. The show was coordinated by the Cleveland Museum of Art and they will present the Van Gogh show in the early […]

Warhol’s Mystique Continues as Painting May Bring in $60 Million

The legend and mystique of Andy Warhol continues to dazzle. Coming up on the auction block is his 1962 Coca-Cola poster which experts state could bring in as much as $60 million. The black and white painting stands nearly six feet tall and depicts nothing more than a Coke bottle and the Coca-Cola logo. Yet, […]

“Fake” Van Gogh Recently Discovered and Declared Authentic

The painting had been stashed in an attic in Norway since 1908 after being declared a fake. Just this month, however, the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam discovered the legendary artist’s painting, Sunset at Montmajour, in the aforementioned attic. It turns out that the “fake” was actually the original painted by Van Gogh in 1888. […]

Street Art Admired Around the World

Street art and graffiti art can be everywhere and the level of accomplishment can vary widely. However, there are some locations around the world where street art has elevated itself to true art. Street art began to appear in America around the turn of the Twentieth Century and has flourished throughout the country ever since. […]

Artist Pension Trust to Sell 5,000 Works

The Artist Pension Trust is seeking to sell off an estimated half of its collection. With approximately 10,000 works of art under its wing, it is the largest collection anywhere on Earth. It is the first time since the Trust began ten years ago that anything is being sold. The Trust looks to sell an […]