Psychologists reveal the connections between emotional intelligence and creative thinking.
Ahead of last month’s $450 million sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, Christie’s installed a hidden camera near the painting that captured the teary-eyed gazes of visitors beholding the masterpiece. The advertising agency Droga5 then edited the footage with photographer Nadav Kander into a video montage of awestruck faces, set to a dramatic Max Richter violin soundtrack. They
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has decided not to take down a Balthus painting of a young girl, Thérèse Dreaming (1938), that an online petition calls “sexually suggestive”. The work depicts Balthus’s favoured model and neighbour, Thérèse Blanchard, who was 12 or 13 years old at the time, reclining with her underwear visible. “The artist… had a noted infatuation with pubescent girls, and it can be strongly argued that this painting romanticises the sexualisation o
Untitled returned for its sixth edition in Miami on Tuesday, its stylish tent set up mere feet from the waves crashing onto South Beach. The fair continues to hone its status as a go-to stop for savvy collectors, especially those whose budget might max out at $10,000. Artsy hit the booths on preview day to scout the works that you’ll want to keep your eye on.
Beatrix Ruf—one of the most influential curators working today—sent shockwaves through the art world when she abruptly resigned as director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum in September. Her departure followed a series of investigative reports in the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad that raised questions about her ties to private collectors, an art advisory company she operated while leading the museum, and other potential conflicts of interest. As the prices for contemporary a
MIAMI — Building a new contemporary art museum in Miami is easy. Just ask Irma Braman, a founder and co-chairwoman of the board of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, which opens in the Design District on Friday. “Norm was having lunch with Craig one day and said, ‘I’d love to have a museum.’ Craig said, ‘I have this piece of land,’” Mrs. Braman recalled. That’s it? “It was that simple,” she said. Of course, if you want to start an art museum in Miami, it helps if the “
Today’s show: “What’s Up Doc?” is on view at New Galerie in Paris through Saturday, December 16. The group exhibition, curated by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou, includes works by Darja Bajagić, Hans Bellmer, Dora Budor, Claude Cahun, Max Ernst, Cédric Fargues, Adam Gordon, Meret Oppenheim, Mark Prent, Sean Raspet, Michael Salerno, Aguirre Schwarz, Li Shurui, Peter Sotos, Jasper Spicero, and Artie Vierkant.