Latest Art history News

Painting by Marsden Hartley last seen 40 years ago is found

Jan. 12, 2022 14:28 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A painting by the American modernist Marsden Hartley that had been missing for 40 years was found in a bank vault, a significant step toward recovering the works of an increasingly appreciated artist who considered himself “the painter of Maine.” The...

Art critic Dave Hickey, known for book 'Air Guitar', dies

Nov. 25, 2021 21:32 PM EST

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died. His books, including “The Invisible Dragon: Essays on Beauty” (1993) and “Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy” (1997), won...

Missing art historian with Alzheimer's found dead in woods

Nov. 09, 2021 10:16 AM EST

UPPER NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — A leading art historian diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease was found dead by police in the woods of Nyack Beach State park on Monday after having gone missing on Nov. 3. Neighbors, residents and police had been searching for Richard Kendall,...