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Tag Results for "Pablo Picasso"

Picasso Painting Stolen from Sao Paulo Museum in 2007

Today in Latin American history, Picasso's painting "Portrait of Suzanne Bloch" was stolen from the São Paulo Museum of Art, along with Portinari's "O Lavrador de Café" in 2007. continue reading »

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

A new exhibition at Berlin's Kupferstichkabinett Museum provides visitors with a window into Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's passion for women and bulls via 180 prints, drawings, paintings and other works. continue reading »

Director To Offer “Un Fin de Semana con Pablo Picasso” in Spanish in California

For the first time playwright and actor Herbert Siguenza will offer performances in Spanish of his play "Un Fin de Semana con Pablo Picasso" (A Weekend with Pablo Picasso) on the stage Sept. 7 to Oct. 6 at the San Diego Repertory Theater, where he will portray the Spanish painter at his studio in France in 1954. continue reading »

Mother of Picasso Art Thief May Have Burned Works in Stove

A Romanian woman who claimed she had burned stolen works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Claude Monet is now saying she did no such thing. Olga Dogaru is accused of helping her son, Radu, 29, and his accomplices transport artwork stolen from a Dutch museum. continue reading »

U.S. Govt Seizes Picasso’s “Compotier et Tasse” Italians Want It in Fraud Case

The U.S. Department of Justice seized a work by Pablo Picasso valued at $11.5 million in the name of the Italian government, which is calling for it to be handed over in a case of fraud, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said. continue reading »

Spanish Gallery Honors Picasso on 40th Anniversary of Death

Monday marks the 40th anniversary of Pablo Picasso's death, and to honor the artist an art gallery in Spain is holding an exhibition. Madrid's Leandro Navarro continue reading »

Barcelona Celebrates Picasso Museum’s 50th Anniversary

Barcelona's Picasso Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an exhibition of the Spanish master's work and documents belonging to Jaume Sabartes, personal secretary and friend to the artist, and the moving force behind the museum. continue reading »

1932 Picasso Sells for $44.9 Million at Sotheby’s

Pablo Picasso's 1932 painting of his mistress Marie-Therese Walter sold Tuesday at Sotheby's of London for 28.6 million pounds ($44.9 million). The work, "Femme assise pres d'une fenetre," was th continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Who Vandalized Picasso Painting in Museum Arrested at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man wanted out of Houston, Texas for vandalizing a famous Picasso painting. continue reading »

Picasso Pottery Sells for $12 M, 4 Times the Expected Price

The 543 pieces of Picasso's Madoura Collection of pottery were sold for a total 8 million pounds ($12.4 million) - four times more than estimated - in a two-day auction at Christie's of London. continue reading »

Pablo Picasso’s “Seated Woman” Painting Sells for $13.4 Milion

The 1949 oil painting "Seated Woman" by Pablo Picasso was auctioned off Wednesday at Christie's in London for 8.5 million pounds ($13.4 million), a much higher price than the experts expected. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: “Artist” Spray Paints “Conquista” on a Picasso at a Texas Museum (VIDEO)

A witness at a Texas museum told police a man who identified himself as an "up-and-coming Mexican-American artist" was responsible for defacing artwork by Pablo Picasso. continue reading »

Happy 130th Birthday, Pablo Picasso!

One of the most prolific and influential artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was born 130 years ago in Málaga, Spain. continue reading »

Picassos: Spain Loses Them, France Finds Them and the Works Sell at Record Prices in NYC and the UK

It has been a record-breaking year for Picasso sales. In May, the highest price ever paid at auction for an artwork – £70m (109.03900 million dollars)– was handed over for Nude, Green Leaves and Bust in New York. The following month, a Blue Period portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto sold at Sotheby's in London for more than £34m (52.9618 million dollars). But this week, the late artist is news in France, where a former electrician turned in close to 300 never before seen art-pieces, and in Spain, where 6.6 million dollars worth of art was stolen from a truck, at least one Picasso among the loot. continue reading »