web analytics
Man vs. Art Episode 72! Tribute to Frida Kahlo

Man vs. Art Episode 72! Tribute to Frida Kahlo






http://media.blubrry.com/manvsart/p/traffic.libsyn.com/manvsart/Man_vs_Art_Episode_72_Frida_Kahlo_Tribute.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:09 — 51.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More    Frida Kahlo  was born July 6th 1907 in  Coyoacán Mexico.  Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo’s art is known for it’s pain,passion, and  extremely vivid colors. Her work is recognized in Mexico as a symbol of indigenous tradition and worldwide by feminists for [..see full post.]

Man vs. Art Episode 68! The Barnes Collection $30 Billion Dollar Art Heist.

Man vs. Art Episode 68! The Barnes Collection $30 Billion Dollar Art Heist.






It’s not just a bunch of pictures on a wall — rather, the entire collection is itself a work of art.

“The Barnes Foundation would attack the enemies of intelligence and imagination in art, whether or not those enemies are protected by financial power or social prestige!”
Dr. Albert C. Barnes

Barnes was an American self made millionaire and art collector. He founded the Barnes Foundation, a private art gallery and school near Philadelphia. The school houses the Barnes Collection, one of the most mind blowing and important Post-Impressionist and Early Modernist art collections in the world! It is valued at over $30 Billion dollars and belieive it or not, it was stolen!

The paintings in the Barnes collection are so important that they are the envy of every major art museum in the world. Louvre, Moma, Metropolitan, Guggenheim, Getty, eat your heart out bitches!

Within a few years Barnes’s collection grew to house 181 paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 69 by Paul Cézanne (There are more cezzanes in the barnes collection than there are in the entire city of Paris!) suck on that Frenchy! 59 by Henri Matisse, 46 by Pablo Picasso, 21 by Chaim Soutine, 18 by Henri Rousseau, 16 by Amedeo Modigliani, 11 by Edgar Degas, 7 by Vincent Van Gogh, and 6 by Georges Seurat. In addition, the collection holds numerous other masters, including Giorgio de Chirico, Peter Paul Rubens, Titian, Paul Gauguin, El Greco, Francisco Goya, Edouard Manet, Jean Hugo, Claude Monet, Maurice Utrillo, William Glackens, Charles Demuth, and Maurice Prendergast. the concentration of these artistic masters is unrivaled people!