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French Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919) at his home Les Collettes at Cagnes, near Nice.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Report: Nearly $1.3-Million In Renoir Paintings And Personal Items Sold At Auction

Nearly $1.3 million worth of art and personal items belonging to the French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir have sold at a New York City auction.

09/19/2013

Emmett Wigglesworth (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Artist Turns Scribbles Into 3-D Art

In Emmett Wigglesworth’s art class at Nassau Community College, students quickly learn that his artwork always begins with a scribble.

08/23/2013

Geno Smith answers questions at training camp (credit: Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Art Or Football? Decision Turns Out OK For Geno Smith

Smith’s brothers still have his favorite piece of artwork hanging on the wall of their mother’s home. It could be worth a pretty penny someday. For now, its value is solely sentimental.

08/01/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals 2013

From celebrations of hip hop to performances of modern dance to the dulcet strains of emo pop, New York’s plethora of summer festivals meet just about every need and satisfy just about every taste.

07/01/2013

6.19 Mike Breach

‘Latte Artist’ Mike Breach On The Couch

There’s nothing better than a hot, steaming cup of joe to start your day — but the creations of latte artist Mike Brach are more than just a mug of coffee.

06/19/2013

"The Neighbors" art exhibit. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Of Swanky TriBeCa Building Unwittingly Become Subjects Of Art Exhibit

Arne Svenson took pictures of his neighbors through their windows without warning neighbors they were on candid camera.

05/16/2013

Tilda Swinton arrives for the screening of "Moonrise Kingdom" and the opening ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival on May 16, 2012 in Cannes. (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/GettyImages)

MoMA Hosts Actress Tilda Swinton’s Performance Art Piece

In “The Maybe,” Swinton lies sleeping in a glass box for the day. The exhibit will move locations within the museum every time Swinton performs.

03/24/2013

Think Sweet, a Brooklyn café known for its unique ‘mefuneket’ sandwich, displays this faux sandwich created by local award-winning artist Robin Antar.

Brooklyn Artist Turns Borough’s Famed Sandwich Into Work Of Art

Moti Rabinowitz and Robin Antar are both artists — although they work in different mediums.

03/19/2013

Glowing Angels by Scott LoBaido on Staten Island (credit: Sean Sweeney)

Staten Island Artist Pays Tribute To Sandy Hook Students

A man who used his art to help Staten Island heal after superstorm Sandy is trying to do the same for Newtown, Connecticut following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/15/2013

(File/Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Tattoo Parlors

The five shops below are known for creativity, artistic flair, custom-design work and safety; possibly the perfect combination of edgy and mainstream.

01/10/2013

Coal, from America Today by Thomas Hart Benton (credit: Metropolitan Museum Of Art)

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Receives 10-Panel ‘America Today’ Mural

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received an epic 10-panel mural by realist painter Thomas Hart Benton depicting American life before the Depression.

12/12/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

NYC’s 5 Best Microtheaters

If you’re looking for the latest Disney release or even a jumbo-size cola, these places aren’t for you. But if you’re looking for edgy film in an intimate setting, then check out the city’s five best microtheaters.

10/10/2012

Chroma-Tweet

New Program Turns Construction Scaffolding Into Art

New York City has about 1 million feet of construction scaffolding at any given time, and some of it is turning into art.

08/11/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

Hudson River Park Art Walk: 8 Pieces Of Outdoor Artwork to See

The roughly two mile-stretch of Hudson River Park between Grand Street in Tribeca and West 29th in Chelsea offers tremendous views of the New Jersey shoreline, the Manhattan skyline and Lady Liberty herself, along with eight fascinating works of art.

08/09/2012

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

The Met’s Best Blues: Six Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum of Art That Will Cool You Off

It’s no secret, of course, that museums carefully regulate their temperatures to protect their treasures. This climate control makes museums an excellent option for escaping New York City’s heat and humidity. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can get even cooler by seeking out its bluest, chilliest paintings.

CBS New York–07/31/2012

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