December 19, 2013 Jeffrey Gonano, 25, had the winning stub in a Sotheby's drawing for the Spanish master's 1914 cubist painting, "Man in the Opera Hat."
December 14, 2013 The prodigious output of the great Western artist Harry Jackson is kept and exhibited by his son Matt in Cody, Wyo. But funds are running low, and unless donations come soon, the collection of Jackson's work will have to be separated and sold piecemeal.
December 6, 2013 Food as a symbol of politics, diet, gender roles, technology, isolation, gluttony and blatant commercialism has been with us for ages and in many forms. A massive exhibit explores how American artists, from Pilgrim times to Andy Warhol, used paintings of food to shape and reflect our national identity.
December 5, 2013 New York City is home to more paintings by Johannes Vermeer — eight — than any other city. And until mid-January, it's playing host to one more: the world-renowned Girl with a Pearl Earring. Critic Lloyd Schwartz says, since the painting's 1994 restoration, "It's even more breathtaking than I remembered."
December 4, 2013 The sale of the famous painting of a woman and boy bowing their heads in prayer at a table in a bustling restaurant set a record for Rockwell's art.
November 26, 2013 More than 35 years ago, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey began acquiring documents, artifacts and artworks that tell the story of the African-American experience. The collection, which spans more than 400 years, spotlights not black pain, they say, but the strength and resilience of African-Americans.
November 26, 2013 The value of the stolen art was estimated at more than $24 million when officials obtained insurance for the paintings. The works have not been recovered; some were destroyed, officials say.
November 23, 2013 Anselm Kiefer, a major figure in post-World War II German art, depicts war and its aftermath in his paintings and sculptures. Kiefer has pieces in many major collections, and now he's one of only two artists to have a dedicated building at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
November 15, 2013 Must an artist have actually painted a piece for it to be their work? Can a forger carry another artist's work forward? Commentator Alva Noë says questions of authorship are complicated and at the heart of an ongoing dialogue across the ages.
November 12, 2013 Artist Andy Warhol's iconic black-and-white painting of a Coke bottle hits the auction block at Christie's on Tuesday. It is expected to sell for more than $40 million.