7 Art-World Breakups That Changed Art History

BY NOELLE BODICK for ARTINFO | FEBRUARY 13, 2017 Forget love this Valentine’s Day. Crumbling relationships and emotional wreckage are often what birth artistic productivity, much more so than illusions of happily-ever-after. Here’s a look at some of the most tumultuous breakups that resulted in complete personal abasement and misery —

Oprah Sells Famed Gustav Klimt Portrait for $150 Million

Sarah Cascone, February 8, 2017 Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer II (1912), detail. Courtesy of the Neue Galerie. Oprah Winfrey made a pretty penny selling Gustav Klimt‘s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II (1912) for $150 million in 2016, reports Katya Kazakina for Bloomberg. The buyer is allegedly an unidentified Chinese collector, who pulled