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Matisse Painting Looted by Nazis Returned to Jewish Art Dealer’s Heirs

A valuable piece of modern art is finally being returned to the heirs of an art dealer who fled the Nazis.

“The pieces had been stashed in the apartment because Gurlitt’s father, an art dealer named Hildebrand Gurlitt, had helped broker deals between Nazis who traded modern art—works Nazis derisively called ‘degenerate art.’” 220 more words
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An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
– Henri Matisse

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“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — … 372 more words

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1 Billion Dollars in 1 week… Go Christies. http://nyti.ms/1Hi1PAf

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — … 381 more words

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The Matisse Frieze: Light and Color Rule New York's Giant Art Fair

Spring finally arrived in New York City, the Frieze Art Fair with it.

The high-end, two-hundred dealer event that takes over Randall’s Island and pitches a city of a tent opened this morning to VIP’s, Leonardo DiCaprio among them. 276 more words

This Picasso Painting Just Set a World Record for Art at Auction: $179 Million

A Picasso painting became the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction on Monday, going for more than $179 million.

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Quote of the Day | 05.11.15

To look at something as though we had never seen it before requires great courage.

— Henri Matisse, painter