Art News

BERLIN (Reuters) - An oil portrait believed to have been painted by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler of a little-known former lover will go under the hammer next week with an asking price of 60,000 euros ($74,000), a German auction house said on Thursday.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: Reuters Art News
Mr. Krasinski also stars with his real-life wife, Emily Blunt, in this simple yet thrilling creature feature.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
Ellen Stofan will become the first woman to head the National Air and Space Museum.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
National Gallery, LondonHe is known as a joyful painter of lilies and picnics. But this thrilling show recasts Monet as an artist aghast as the world hurtled towards calamityIn 1918, an artist who was in his late 70s gave the French state a spectacular gift. Claude Monet, who happened to be an old friend of the prime minister, Georges Clemenceau, offered a series of dizzying paintings of his waterlily pond as a national symbol of peace, to mark the end of a murderous world war. To this day, they hang as he intended in enfolding elliptical spaces at the Orangerie Museum in Paris.This gesture always puzzled me, until I saw the National Gallery's game-changing exhibition of one of the world's most joyously accessible artists. It seemed so strange that Monet – the thoughtless painter of fleeting light, the hedonist recorder of bourgeois picnics – should make such a serious public statement. How many visitors to the Orangerie even connect his sensuous lilies with the slaughter of Verdun? Continue reading...
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: The Guardian Art News
“Quiet on the set” took on new meaning in John Krasinski's horror film, which used a less-is-more approach to its unusual sound design.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
In Andrew Haigh's heart-heavy drama, a touching Charlie Plummer plays a poor 15-year-old who runs off with a horse named Lean on Pete.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
More women have accused the famous architect of sexual misconduct, and they say the firm seemed powerless to stop his behavior.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
Paige has seen blood on her mother's hands before. But never quite like this.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
Mike Myers brought back his Dr. Evil character from “Austin Powers.” He said that he was going to be the “secretary of evil,” but Steve Bannon took the job.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
From lighting to music cues, “The Miracle Season” never misses a chance to lunge for your tear ducts.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
Their works, which capture a different side of life in Iran, are shifting for vast sums. As the first gallery devoted to Iranian art opens in Britain, we go behind the scenesA giant canvas depicting the union jack overpowers the entrance to Cama Gallery in London. As you get closer to Fereydoon Omidi's artwork, the Persian letters inscribed on the painting under the thick layers of red, white and blue become more visible. Here, at the first gallery in London to be dedicated to Iranian art, Omidi's multilayered calligraphy was, he said, “a plea for peace and cultural understanding”. Continue reading...
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: The Guardian Art News
Weaving a spiritual conversation with breathtaking camera work among groups of people who will never meet but share desperation, dreams and camaraderie.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
The documentary is more about Tom Catena, who has been tending Mother of Mercy Hospital, than the political situation that restricts humanitarian aid.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
This suspense movie, based on George Harrar's clever novel, struggles to build tension along the way.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News
The movie tracks the fate of an Aboriginal stockman forced to flee after killing a white farmer in self-defense.
Thu, Apr 05, 2018
Source: New York Times Art News