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Picasso, Cassatt art among pieces donated to Boston College

Picasso, Cassatt art among pieces donated to Boston College

BOSTON (AP) — Works by Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt and Winslow Homer are among 30 pieces of art worth more than $20 million that alumnus and legendary investment manager Peter Lynch is donating to Boston College’s art museum, the university announced Tuesday.The works — 27 paintings and three drawings — were collected by Lynch and his late wife Carolyn.The donation includes a $5 million...

Hunter Biden art show adds to White House ethics headache

White House warns art world rife with money laundering as Hunter Biden sells paintings for $500,000

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The White House is warning that the art world is fertile ground for money laundering and other financial crimes as the president's son, Hunter Biden, is raising eyebrows by selling paintings for up to half a million dollars — despite lacking any formal art experience. The Biden administration released on Monday a national strategy to counter corruption,...

What would a renovated Torpedo Factory Art Center look like?

What would a renovated Torpedo Factory Art Center look like?

The Torpedo Factory Art Center, on the Alexandria, Virginia, waterfront, hasn't been renovated since the 1980s. It remains unclear what kind of renovation might happen now, but artists in the area are concerned that renovation plans might leave them out. The Torpedo Factory Art Center, on the Alexandria, Virginia, waterfront, hasn’t been renovated since the 1980s. (City of Alexandria/Geoff Livingston)The Torpedo Factory Art Center,...

$200 M. from Sports Mogul’s Fortune Heads to New York, Detroit Museums – ARTnews.com

$200 M. from Sports Mogul’s Fortune Heads to New York, Detroit Museums – ARTnews.com

A foundation established in Buffalo, New York, by the late American sports magnate Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. will put $200 million toward funding Upstate New York and Detroit. As part of the commitment, the foundation is allocating $60 million over a 10-year period to a new endowment. That endowment will provide annual funding in amounts between $100,000 and $500,000 for 13 of the largest...

Afghan Artists Make Plea to U.S. and European Leaders for Refuge – ARTnews.com

Afghan Artists Make Plea to U.S. and European Leaders for Refuge – ARTnews.com

In an urgent effort to flee persecution, a group of anonymous Afghan artists penned an open letter to President Joe Biden and other European political leaders seeking evacuation from the country following the Taliban regime’s takeover. Artists at Risk, a global nonprofit organization founded as an affiliate of the Finnish arts platform Perpetuum Mobile to aid artists in conflict zones, delivered the letter on...

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