Pablo Picasso

"Bust of a smiling woman," 1901, by Pablo Picasso, at the Reina Sofía Museum. 

The Picasso paradox: Museums grapple with how to remember the artist’s complicated legacy

Arts, Culture & Media

Fifty years after his death, some organizers have insisted on revisiting the artist Pablo Picasso in a new light, with exhibits and conversations focused on his problematic relationship with women.

Mira T. Lee, author of “Everything Here is Beautiful.”

Girl before ‘Girl Before a Mirror’

People fly into the air as a vehicle is driven into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.

Is Ryan Kelly’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph an American ‘Guernica’?


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Big Data and Culturomics

Expert says Rotterdam art heist likely an inside job, linked to drug trade

Arts, Culture & Media

Tens of millions of dollars worth of art was stolen from a Rotterdam art museum last week and now signs are emerging that the entire thing may have been connected to illegal drugs. But a security expert says it also likely was done by someone with inside knowledge.

The World

Leave It to Beaver

The American Beaver is an agile engineer, and writer Mark Seth Lender applauds its skill.

Picasso Portrait in Palestinian Territory

Arts, Culture & Media

A cubist portrait called “Buste de Femme” is creating buzz in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Leave it to Beaver

Writer Mark Lender reflects on the American Beaver as a skilled and agile engineer.

The World

Picasso sold for record price

Arts, Culture & Media

Pablo Picasso’s 1932 painting “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust,” was sold to an anonymous phone bidder for $106.5 million in New York on Tuesday, the most expensive piece of artwork sold at auction.