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Heartless! Artists Say NYC Tribute Removed in Permit Snafu

Heartless! Artists Say NYC Tribute Removed in Permit Snafu

By Maria Sanminiatelli | Oct 30, 2021

A giant red heart sculpture installed in Central Park as a tribute to health care workers and COVID-19 victims has been taken down — a casualty of confusion and red tape.

Picasso Artworks Auctioned for Combined $109M in Las Vegas

Picasso Artworks Auctioned for Combined $109M in Las Vegas

Oct 24, 2021

Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks have been sold for a combined $109 million in a Las Vegas auction coinciding with the artist's 140th birthday.

Art or Censorship? Expo Shows Just Top of Famed David Statue

Art or Censorship? Expo Shows Just Top of Famed David Statue

By Malak Harb | Oct 13, 2021

One of the most talked about attractions at the world's fair under way in Dubai is a towering statue made of marble dust that's raising eyebrows just as the original did more than 500 years ago.

Major Jasper Johns Show Plays Both Philly and NYC

Major Jasper Johns Show Plays Both Philly and NYC

By Lewis Whittington | Oct 6, 2021

The Mind/Mirror, the most complete retrospective of American abstract expressionist Jasper Johns, opens at The Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Whitney Museum in New York.

Scribbles Jensen on the Evolution of Erotic Art

Scribbles Jensen on the Evolution of Erotic Art

By Ryan Leeds | Sep 28, 2021

EDGE chats with erotic artist Scribbles Jensen about the centuries-old art form, and how he's reimagining it, one line at a time.

7 LGBTQ+ Visual Artists You Should Be Following Right Now

By Dan Allen | Sep 21, 2021

All you need are the right handles on the 'gram to have instant access to some of the world's most exciting queer artists — including these seven you should be following now.

Ben Platt Found a 'Partner That I Really Love' in Boyfriend Noah Galvin

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 18, 2021

Platt says bf Noah Galvin helped him deal with the "fear and apprehension" of superstardom and reprising his Evan Hansen role.

A Youth-Driven Met Fashion Exhibit for a Changing World

By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 14, 2021

"In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" focuses on social justice, diversity and inclusivity, and body acceptance. Most importantly, though, it emphasizes youth.

Fall Offerings at Museums and Galleries

By Sura Wood | Aug 31, 2021

The visual arts have returned in late or revised form, from major museums to intimate galleries, several with solo exhibits of innovative works by women artists.

Arc de Triomphe to be Wrapped for Posthumous Work by Christo

By Jeffrey Schaeffer | Aug 28, 2021

The Arc de Triomphe has seen parades, protests and tourists galore, but never before has the war monument in Paris been wrapped in silver and blue recyclable polypropylene fabric.

Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grids, Dies at 81

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 20, 2021

Chuck Close, a painter, photographer and printmaker best known for his monumental grid portraits and photo-based paintings of family and famous friends, has died. He was 81.

The Lost Leonardo: Art World Discoveries and Deceptions

By Brian Bromberger | Aug 17, 2021

Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance genius, takes a back seat to his artistic creation in the spellbinding new documentary about the queer journey of the painting "Salvator Mundi."

SAGE Launches 'Strength Across Generations' Initiative

Jun 26, 2021

The initiative connects LGBTQ artists and elders for a candid conversation about strength and community throughout LGBTQ history and the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Art Basel Hong Kong Returns After Pandemic Hiatus

May 20, 2021

Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia's premier art fairs, is back in slimmer form after a hiatus prompted by COVID-19.

Whale of a Time: Appointment-Free Vaccinations at NYC's Museum of Natural History

Apr 25, 2021

Appointments are no longer mandatory at any of the coronavirus vaccination sites run by New York City, including its newest and maybe coolest location: beneath the giant blue whale at the Museum of Natural History.

Rejected Broadway Posters on Sale to Help Theater Community

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 20, 2021

Letting the world see your failures is usually something most people try to avoid. Not for theatrical poster designer Frank Verlizzo — he hopes you'll put his on your wall.

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

By Katherine Roth | Apr 14, 2021

An expansive new show featuring works by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for mesmerizing polka dots, speckled pumpkins and fascination with the natural world, has opened at The New York Botanical Garden.

Princess Diana Based Musical Set To Debut On Netflix... Before Hitting Broadway

By Brendan Walker | Mar 31, 2021

In a first time move for Broadway, "Diana", a musical based on the life of the British princess, will be available to stream on Netflix in October prior to a potential Broadway run in December.

US Court Sides with Photographer in Fight Over Warhol Art

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 26, 2021

A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in her copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on her pictures of Prince.

Explainer: What's this Craze for 'NFTs' All About, Anyway?

By Kelvin Chan | Mar 13, 2021

A digital art piece, tweaked using cryptocurrency technology to make it one-of-a-kind, sold at auction this week for nearly $70 million.

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