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Connoisseur Bees Able to Differentiate Between Picasso and Monet

Connoisseur Bees Able to Differentiate Between Picasso and Monet

Bullet Shih October 29, 2012 0

While artist elephants and orangutans have made headlines over the past century, it is now honey bees who are making headlines for having the critical eyes to differentiate between works done by Picasso and

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Over $100 Million in Art Stolen From Rotterdam Museum

Over $100 Million in Art Stolen From Rotterdam Museum

Bullet Shih October 17, 2012 1

In a brazen early morning theft, seven prominent paintings easily worth over $100 million have been stolen from the exhibition Avante-Gardes at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam, Holland.  The list of stolen paintings reads like

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Picasso

Picasso

Bullet Shih August 27, 2012 0

Title: Picasso Artist: Pablo Picasso Date: 1986 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Biography Language : English Director: Didier Baussy Time: 80 min Written by British Art critic Waldemar Januszczak and narrated by Bob Peck, this narrative

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$10 Million Picasso Found in Indiana Museum Basement After Being Lost for 50 Years

$10 Million Picasso Found in Indiana Museum Basement After Being Lost for 50 Years

Bullet Shih August 21, 2012 0

While there have been plenty of stories regarding priceless Picassos being stolen from museums, the Guardian offers the recent story of a museum finding a Picasso that they forgot that they had.  The Evansville

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Art Dealer Charged with Creating $1.3 Million Collection Out of Book Illustrations

Art Dealer Charged with Creating $1.3 Million Collection Out of Book Illustrations

Bullet Shih August 16, 2012 0

A federal grand jury has indicted Madison, Connecticut art dealer David J. Crespo, owner of the Brandon Art Gallery for defrauding clients by selling them fake Chagall lithographs and fake Picasso works from a

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Scottish Picasso Porn Unveiled

Scottish Picasso Porn Unveiled

Bullet Shih August 9, 2012 0

The BBC has reported that the Edinburgh Airport has done a bit of  a striptease with its posters advertising the Picasso and Modern British Art exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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Spanish Police Bust Brokers Attempting to Sell $1.55 Million Fake Picasso

Spanish Police Bust Brokers Attempting to Sell $1.55 Million Fake Picasso

Bullet Shih July 9, 2012 0

The Guardian has reported that Spanish police have busted four people who were attempting to sell a forged Picasso 1964 painting Buste de Jeune Garçon for $1.55 million.  They write, The canvas, a counterfeit

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Stencil Artist Defaces Picasso Painting in Houston Museum

Stencil Artist Defaces Picasso Painting in Houston Museum

Bullet Shih June 19, 2012 1

Courtesy of Art Info, we have been alerted about another act of art vandalism directed at a Picasso painting at the de Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. The brazen act did not appear to

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Inexperienced Art Thieves Improperly “Fence” Stolen Picasso

Inexperienced Art Thieves Improperly “Fence” Stolen Picasso

Bullet Shih June 14, 2012 0

In a bizarre recent story, it seems that a mob of young revelers broke into the mansion of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko in Novato, California and threw an impromptu party that was

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James Cameron Paying the Price for Sinking Picasso’s Famous Painting Damoiselles d’Avignon with the Titanic

James Cameron Paying the Price for Sinking Picasso’s Famous Painting Damoiselles d’Avignon with the Titanic

Bullet Shih April 27, 2012 0

  The New York Times has reported that director James Cameron and the estate of Picasso are at odds over the use of the 1907 painting Damoiselles d’Avignon in the blockbuster film Titanic and

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Picasso’s Child with Dove Up For Sale

Picasso’s Child with Dove Up For Sale

Bullet Shih March 8, 2012 0

Walesonline.co.uk has reported that the owners of the early Picasso, Child with a Dove have asked Christie’s to sell the work.  The painting is owned by the Welsh Aberconway family and has been exhibited

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Behind Every Great Woman…Hidden Figure Found in Iconic Picasso Painting

Behind Every Great Woman…Hidden Figure Found in Iconic Picasso Painting

Bullet Shih March 2, 2012 0

The New York Times has reported that Picasso’s iconic Blue Period painting of a woman ironing in the Guggenheim collection has a mysterious male figure lurking beneath the surface.  X-rays have revealed a man

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Price of Admission to See La Guernica at the Whitechapel Gallery: a Pair of Boots

Price of Admission to See La Guernica at the Whitechapel Gallery: a Pair of Boots

Bullet Shih February 23, 2012 0

With the opening of the blockbuster exhibition Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate, all kind of interesting anecdotes have been provided.  Lucy Davies at the Telegraph has written an interesting piece on the

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Antonio Banderas to Play Picasso in Film about La Guernica

Antonio Banderas to Play Picasso in Film about La Guernica

Bullet Shih February 22, 2012 0

Variety is reporting that Antonio Banderas has signed on to play the legendary Spanish painter in the film 33 dias (33 days) which is the number of days that it took Picasso to paint

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Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate

Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate

Bullet Shih February 13, 2012 0

On February 15th in London, the Tate will opening the exhibition Picasso and Modern British Art. The show will focus on the great Spanish master and his influence on modern British art seen through

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Picasso Reigns as King of Stolen Works

Picasso Reigns as King of Stolen Works

Bullet Shih February 1, 2012 0

After the recent heist of Picasso’s Woman’s Head in Athens, The Daily Mail has presented the statistics compiled by the Art Loss Registry and found that Picasso reigns supreme as the King of stolen

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Yuan to Buy Some Art: Zhang and Qi Top Picasso in 2011

Yuan to Buy Some Art: Zhang and Qi Top Picasso in 2011

Bullet Shih January 13, 2012 0

According to Bloomberg via international art sales monitor artprice, Picasso is no longer the the most sought after artist in terms of  total auction sales, thus ending an amazing run where annual sales of

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Picasso’s Woman’s Head and Mondrian Landscape Stolen from the National Gallery in Athens

Picasso’s Woman’s Head and Mondrian Landscape Stolen from the National Gallery in Athens

Bullet Shih January 9, 2012 0

This morning at 4:52 two paintings were stolen from the National Gallery in Athens.  One of the paintings, Woman’s Head was painted by Picasso in 1934 and is listed as being a gift to

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