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In a first-floor gallery at the St. Louis Art Museum hangs a life-size portrait of three bathing women and a small red turtle. The painting, by Henri Matisse, changed the course of art, and is considered one of the most influential 20th-century paintings in the United States.
A reclusive elderly German art collector who kept well over 1,000 works at his apartment in Munich also had around 60 more pieces at a house in Salzburg, Austria, his spokesman said Tuesday.
A Paris streetscape by Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro has sold for over $32 million - double its top estimate in a week of strong sales of Impressionist and modern art at London auction houses.
Want to sell that masterpiece for a fortune? It might help if it's red.
A lawyer for the reclusive collector of a massive trove of art found in Germany said Monday that he is considering claims for the restitution of some of the works as he seeks "fair and just solutions" following the seizure of the collection.
A Romanian museum official said Wednesday that ash from the oven of a woman whose son is charged with stealing seven multimillion-dollar paintings — including a Matisse, a Picasso and a Monet — contains paint, canvas and nails.
Serge Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes astonished the world by transforming not only ballet, but all the arts in the 20th century — an achievement celebrated with flair in an impressive new major exhibition at the National Gallery of Art: "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929: When Art Danced With Music."
The high-end art market is weathering Europe's economic storm, with London auctions this week netting more than 280 million pounds ($440 million) as international bidders snapped up high-profile works.