May 21, 2024

Monet Painting Sells For $38.4 Million in New York

This year is already shaping up to be an incredibly popular one for works by world-renowned late painter Claude Monet. In March, the Impressionist's Seine River masterpiece sold for an impressive $18.5 million at auction. And now, just two months later, one of his picturesque hay bale paintings sold for a staggering $38.4 million, leading the New York City auction it was purchased at.

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May 18, 2024

15 Best Art Marker Sets for Coloring Enthusiasts and Professional Creatives

Do you remember coloring with markers as a kid? Maybe you had an awesome collection of vibrant Crayolas that you’d use when drawing? While we often associate markers with childhood, they still come in handy today—especially if you’re an artist who loves sketching or consider yourself an adult coloring book enthusiast. There are many great reasons to try art markers. One is because of how easy they are to use and their portability.

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May 14, 2024

Man Trolls Officials Who Told Him to Hide His Boat by Having a Realistic Mural Painted on His New Fence

There are many laws we must all abide by on a daily basis. However, there is sometimes little word on how to follow these rules, and this can open the door to creative possibilities—or even a little fun. Just take a look at what a man named Etienne Constable did to troll the officials who told him he needed to cover his boat from public view.

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May 13, 2024

Yoko Ono’s ‘Refugee Boat’ Invites Visitors To Participate and Spreads a Powerful Message of Hope

First conceived in the 1960s, Yoko Ono's Add Colour series invites people to participate in creating a collective piece of art. With Add Colour (Refugee Boat), currently installed at London's Tate Modern, Ono asks us to think about the power of collective action in relation to today's immigration crisis. The current iteration, which is part of the Tate's YOKO ONO: MUSIC OF THE MIND exhibition, began with a white boat in a white room.

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