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How an Unfinished Portrait of Washington Ended Up on the Dollar Bill Under the rafters of a Philadelphia barn-turned-art studio in 1796, two men …

99% Invisible In 1992, the Baltimore Orioles opened their baseball season at a brand new stadium called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, right along …

Bay of punks: remembering when punk rock invaded San Francisco The scene in the Bay Area was never chronicled in the same way as …

When Robert Mapplethorpe Took New York A few days apart in mid-March, the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of …

The Battle for Picasso’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Empire “I had a papa who painted,” Maya Widmaier-Picasso once said when she exhibited some of her father’s paintings, …

The Artist, the Conman and the $15 Million Fraud On a raw March morning in 2006, a posse of Scotland Yard detectives gathered outside …

Basquiat and the Collecting of History In 1959, Frank Stella’s The Marriage of Reason and Squalor II, widely regarded today as one of the …

THE WORLD’S GREATEST JEWELLER He claims to hate selling what he makes, and won’t give interviews. Usually. Isabel Lloyd enters the hidden world of …

Black Arts: The $800 Million Family Selling Art Degrees and False Hopes It’s almost midnight, and Elisa Stephens wants another tequila and lime. “Shake …

Do the Right Thing (1989) — Art of the Title But those punches that exhausted Perez, who made her feature film debut in Do …