LEGO Art’s Puzzle-Like Reproductions of Famous Works

LEGO’s newest category, LEGO Art, allows kids and adults alike to assemble reproductions of famous artworks, grand depictions of film figures and more. The pieces are slightly different than LEGO’s signature blocks, resulting in a vertical image to hang on a wall (rather than a 3D structure). It’s easiest to imagine them as caps on a cylindrical peg. Andy Warhol’s famous Marilyn Monroe will be …

Buy Shares in Masterpieces For $20

For those of us who could never afford a Warhol or Monet for ourselves, there is another option: purchasing a stake in newly acquired, soon-to-be-resold art. On Masterworks, a new platform aimed at opening art up to a broader investing audience, shares begin at $20, with a number of investors entering in with investments in the thousands. Investment value could jump well beyond the initially …

Nine Significant Male Friendships in Art

From Salvador Dalí and Man Ray, to Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Dash Snow and Dan Colen, there are plenty of friendships in the art world that were more than social—they spawned mentorships, collaborations, and certainly resulted in new volumes of work being created. Several male duos pushed each other professionally, and ultimately stepped beyond mutual admiration into motivation. Take a look at nine …