Art

July 13, 2017

Guggenheim Releases More Than 1,700 Masterful Works of Modern Art Online

Spread across four venues in New York, Venice, Bilbao, and Abu Dhabi, the Guggenheim's permanent collection contains more than 7,000 pieces of modern art, including masterpieces by Picasso, Modigliani, and Pollock. And now, you can view over 1,700 artworks by more than 625 different artists from the New York, Venice, and Bilbao Guggenheim museums online.

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July 12, 2017

Send a Text to SFMOMA and They’ll Send You a Carefully Selected Work of Art

The esteemed San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) re-opened its doors last year, following a three-year expansion project. With its additional gallery space, state-of-the-art programs, and an upsized and updated collection, stopping by SFMOMA is well worth the visit. If, however, a trip to San Francisco isn't in your immediate future, Send Me SFMOMA—a unique service that sends customized works of art as text messages—allows you to get a feel for the museum's collection with the touch of a button.

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July 11, 2017

1,000 Frida Kahlo Fans Dress Up as the Artist to Break a World Record

With her colorful wardrobe, affinity for flowers, and signature unibrow, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has served as the iconic inspiration behind countless costumes and copycat looks. In the past, this interest in emulating the artist's appearance has materialized as empowering projects, photographic tributes, and even tiny toddler Halloween ensembles. Recently, the Dallas Museum of Art took this Frida fascination to the next level when over 1,000 look-alikes attempted to break the Guinness World Record for largest gathering of people dressed as the artist.

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July 8, 2017

7 Colorful Masterpieces That Define the Pop Art Movement

Since making its colorful debut in the 1950s, Pop Art has remained a prominent artistic movement. Thanks to the innovations of well-known masters like Andy Warhol, David Hockey, and Keith Haring, the one-of-a-kind genre marked the end of modernism and celebrated the onset of contemporary art. Key pieces of Pop Art helped to facilitate this significant shift in artistic sensibilities.

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