Henri Matisse

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Bluebeard’s Last Wife, a stained glass panel by Harry Clarke set in a James Hicks cabinet, will now become part of artist Brian Clarke’s collection.

Brian Clarke, widely recognised as one of the world’s leading stained glass artists, was the winning bidder of Harry Clarke’s 1921 stained glass panel(...)

Detail from The Red Carpets (1906). Image copyright Succession H Matisse

The French great’s art is ‘just what we need in this anxious, dark time’ Like most of Henri Matisse’s work, The Romanian Blouse appears deceptiv(...)

Love rivals: Young Women in the Garden by Pierre Bonnard

Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) was unusual because he painted only from memory, never from life. He inscribed his datebook daily with a small pencil sketc(...)

Fillette a la Corbeille Fleurie by Pablo Picasso. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

With $115 million, the winning bidder for Fillette a la Corbeille Fleurie (Young Girl With Basket of Flowers) at Christie’s on Tuesday night took owne(...)

Last month the English singer Josienne Clarke retweeted an Henri Matisse quote: “Creativity takes courage.” Marry that thought to the questioning of S(...)

What was it about Samuel Beckett? In addition to writing fiction and plays that continue to absorb audiences and tease the imagination, the Nobel Laur(...)

In November, Sothebys will auction art, furniture and antiques owned by the French interior designer Jacques Grange. All photographs: Alex Cretey-Systermans/The New York Times

At 73, Jacques Grange is cleaning house. For half a century, the French interior designer has not only created homes for Yves Saint Laurent, Sofia Cop(...)

 Three Women (1908), by  Pablo Picasso, comes from the Hermitage museum in Saint-Petersburg.

Few experiences can rival the chromatic jolt, the wave of beauty that engulfs one on entering the Matisse room at the Icons of Modern Art exhibition a(...)

Exterior of the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photograph: Henrik Kam/courtesy SFMOMA

The US is home to some of the world’s greatest modern art galleries. In New York there is the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Guggenheim. In Chic(...)

One of the most expensive paintings sold at the Ganz auction was Picasso’s Women of Algiers, version O. It’s one of a celebrated series of 15 paintings Picasso made in the mid-1950s. In addition to “O,” the Ganz auction featured versions “M,” “H,” and “K.”

After a chance discovery, the grandson of a Jewish art dealer learned that a valuable painting he believed the Nazis had looted from his grandfather m(...)

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