Henri Matisse News
The World Has Changed So Much During Vin Scully's Announcing Career
Vin Scully is timeless. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame baseball announcer will return for his 66th season with the Dodgers next season, a record. "God willing, I will be back next year," he said in a statement released by the team. "Naturally there will come a time when I have to say goodbye, but
Dick Bruna, 'spiritual father' of rabbit Miffy, dies at 89
Dick Bruna, the Dutch illustrator and artist who created the bestselling series of children's books starring white rabbit Miffy, has died at age 89
Hoarder of Nazi-Looted Art Treasures Calls Paintings Love of His Life
Cornelius Gurlitt hoarded art treasures his father obtained under dubious circumstances in the Nazi era. The reclusive 80-year-old has given SPIEGEL the first interview since news of their discovery broke two weeks ago. He says the pictures are the love of his life and must be returned. No one had
Masterpieces Looted by Nazis Found Among Tins of Food
A “loner” who allegedly hid hundreds of masterpieces believed looted by the Nazis during World War II may have sold some of the paintings, officials believe. German police have recovered 1,500 pieces of artwork by some of the world’s most famous artists from apartment of Cornelius...
Bankrupt Detroit Assesses Its Art Treasures
As the city of Detroit searches for creative ways to pay off its massive debts, staff at the world renowned Detroit Institute of Art is worried their collection could be in jeopardy. Detroit's emergency manager Kevyn Orr announced Monday that the city has hired New York auction house Christies to
Rotterdam Art Heist: Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated
The Whereabouts of Valuable Paintings Stolen Last Year Have Long Been Uncertain
Video Released of Daring Rotterdam Art Heist
Dutch police have released security footage from a daring art heist in which thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. In the video, the two black-hooded thieves can be seen...
Daring Art Heist Nets Picasso, Matisse
It sounds just like a scene straight out of a Hollywood movie blockbuster. Just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning, thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet. In what is being...
Stolen Matisse Painting Reportedly Recovered After Almost a Decade
A $3 million missing Matisse painting that had been stolen nearly 10 years ago and swapped for a fake at a Venezuelan museum has reportedly been recovered by FBI agents posing as art collectors at the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach Tuesday. A man and a...