Can you buy fine art online?

Aug 6, 2013
Amazon launches a fine art Marketplace, but will any reputable dealers use it?
Posted In: Amazon, art, ebay

Going once, going twice: The business of auctions

Jul 16, 2013
Business is good at Christie's and a recovery in the art market has a lot to do with that.
Posted In: auctions, art

The art in Walmart: A painter turns his canvas on store aisles

Jul 16, 2013
Meet Brendan O'Connell, Walmart artist -- or at least the mega retailer is his muse. O'Connell has taken to painting the things you can find the big-box store and the people who roam its aisles.
Posted In: Walmart, art, painting, Retail

Manic Mondays at the Met museum in NYC?

Jul 1, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens permanently on Monday for the first time in 42 years.
Posted In: art, museums, New York, New York City

In health care reform, art keeps patients in the picture

Jun 27, 2013
Local artist Regina Holliday has recruited a walking gallery of story tellers to make sure patients get as much attention as profits
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, doctors, art

Latin American art draws in millions at auction

May 30, 2013
Latin American art has been selling briskly at Sotheby's and Christie's auctions this month. What's drawing all the money and attention?
Posted In: Latin America, art

Detroit mulls auctioning art masterpieces to pay debt

May 27, 2013
A fight over city jewels brews as the emergency manager of Detroit wants to appraise masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Posted In: Detroit, art, bankruptcy, Michigan

Billionaire Steven Cohen buys a Picasso: Vanity or investment?

Mar 28, 2013
Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen has just bought himself another painting -- this time a Picasso -- for $155 million.
Posted In: art, investment

FBI solves 1990 Boston art heist

Mar 18, 2013
The art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is considered one of history's biggest.
Posted In: art

Video games as art

Mar 11, 2013
The $70 billion video game industry is now making inroads in the art world. The Museum of Modern Art is the latest mainstream museum to feature digital games, citing graphics, original computer code and the interaction between human and machine as evidence of their modern design qualities.
Posted In: video games, art