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Rare Velazquez Painting Being Shown in U.S. for First Time

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art presented Monday Diego Velazquez's Portrait of Francesco I d'Este, one of the Spanish artist's most significant works and which is being shown for the first time in the United States. continue reading »

Swiss Museum Looks Into the Importance of Windows in Art

A new exhibition at Switzerland's Fondation de l'Hermitage in Lausanne showcases 150 works of art from the 15th century to the present day, analyzing the use of windows to frame landscapes in paintings, transforming a frame and marking the interior and exterior boundaries, or creating a barrier between reality and dreams. continue reading »

Vote for Your Favorite Mural from Jose Cuervo’s “Tradicional Mural Project” on Facebook

Jose Cuervo Tradicional has officially opened the voting phase to select the most inspiring mural in the Tradicional Mural Project. The nationwide program, inspired by the influence of Latino heritage, showcases 10 original murals created by artists from across the United States, and invites consumers to vote through February 28th, 2013 on Facebook. continue reading »

Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz Uses Magazine Scraps to Recreate Iconic Art

Brazilian Vik Muniz is known for unorthodox materials and presentations. His previous exhibitions have included "Pictures of Chocolate" and "Pictures of Junk." Muniz's current collection, "Pictures of Magazine 2" consists of nine works constructed using cut and torn fragments from popular magazines. continue reading »

WATCH: Paintball Pop-Art From Colombia (VIDEO)

Take a look at these Colombian paintball pros take aim and reproduce a giant portrait of Marilyn Monroe ! continue reading »

ART ON THE BORDER Ron English Style

Ron English says he “liberates” the surfaces he does art on. Has the U.S.-Mexico border been liberated, then? continue reading »

Puerto Rico Based Artists Allora & Calzadilla Arrive at Venice Art Biennale (VIDEO)

Puerto Rico based artists Allora & Calzadilla have arrived at Venice Art Biennale. The pair represent the US in the monumental exhibition, with six pieces that incorporate interactive sculpture, performance, and sound elements. continue reading »

Major Project Underway To Digitize and Preserve ALL Latin American Art Documents

Thousands of 20th century Latin American art texts have been cataloged and digitized by teams based in the US and Latin America. continue reading »

Shakira Caught at a Strip-School in Spain (VIDEO)

Is this how she prepares her choreographies, or is she planning something naughty for Piqué for making it to the Champions final? continue reading »

WATCH:  World’s Wealthiest Man’s Brand New Museum in Mexico (VIDEO)

Carlos Slim, the world's richest man has inaugurated his gorgeous Soumaya Museum, to house his impressive art collection. It will open later this month. continue reading »

OSCAR BUZZ: Is Banksy Promoting “Exit Through The Gift Shop” with Street Art about Immigration?

Street art on, walls, street signs and other public spaces presumably slapped on by British artist Banksy have been appearing in California’s streets some of it having to do with . Is this his way to promote his Oscar nominated film? continue reading »

Empty Storefronts in Chicago to be Turned into Art Galleries

Art collectives partner with property owners to showcase the work of local artists in empty storefronts across the city. continue reading »