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Entries by Kathleen Massara from 01/2012

Are Corporations People? Winkleman Gallery Weighs In (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

In 2005, the Moscow-born, New York-based artist Yevgeniy Fiks mailed copies of "Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism" by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin ...

New Study Shows High Unemployment Among Recent Architecture Grads

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

According to the most recent American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, graduating architecture students have the highest unemployment rate among...

Colette Accuses Lady Gaga Of Stealing Her Ideas (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Colette Justine, the legendary downtown performance artist who often simply goes by "Colette," is accusing Lady Gaga of stealing her ideas in a new vi...

Jenny Holzer's Hilarious Mom Tweets

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts

Jenny Holzer, an artist made famous for her use of stern LED projections, once said, "A man can't know what it's like to be a mother." Well, perhaps h...

Photojournalist Eve Arnold Dies At 99

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Eve Arnold, a world-traveling photojournalist whose subjects ranged from the poor and dispossessed to Marilyn Monroe, has died, the Mag...

Joan of Arc's 600th Birthday: Famous Paintings Of France's Medieval Heroine

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France, marked the 600th anniversary of Joan of Arc's birth by giving a grand speech about political unity today. T...

Caleb Cole Pretends To Be Everyone

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

Caleb Cole describes himself on his website as "a former altar server, scout, and 4-H Grand Champion in Gift Wrapping." He is also a photographer who ...

Damien Hirst's Spot Paintings Invade Gagosian Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

Does anyone really care to see an entire exhibition consisting of small colored spots on a series of white canvases? Would you change your mind if the...

Blondes At MoMA's PopRally

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

It's one thing to go to a museum and enjoy a new exhibition, but it can be a thousand times better if the exhibition is paired with music and performa...

Hotel Pelirocco Offers Rooms For Rock n Rollers and Knitting Nerds

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Hotel Pelirocco has been open for over a decade, but the Do Knit Disturb room is the most recent addition to the Rock n Roll themed hotel. Designed by...

The Problem With The Whitney Biennial 2012 List

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Today Herb Tam wrote about the problems already plaguing the 2012 Whitney Biennial since the artists names were leaked last month. Tam writes on his b...

Elizabeth Simonson's Biomorphic Art

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Elizabeth Simonson is a Minneapolis native who has been making science-based art for years. Last December, Simonson installed a "biomorphic, bead-base...

Quotes From Artists And Critics On Love

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

1. "Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding." (Diane Arbus) 2. "Painting is like making love. Yo...

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2012: Albert Brooks' Speech

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

For years Albert Brooks has been worshipped for his comedic prowess, from his stand-up to his Twitter. Yet 2012 is Brooks' year, due to a surprising d...

School of Rock Covers Unplugged 90s Hits At Joe's Pub

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

School of Rock is more than a great film, it's now also a company which offers music lessons to kids of all ages. In e-mails to HuffPost Arts, Show Di...

The Artist Hanksy Creates Banksy-like Images of Tom Hanks

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

We at HuffPost Arts are fans of street art and Tom Hanks. If you combine both of these, you will get Hanksy, a New York-based graffiti artist who conv...

Art Stage Singapore 2012 Preview (VIDEO)

Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts

Art Stage Singapore is an international art fair held annually in -- you guessed it -- Singapore. The second edition of Art Stage Singapore takes plac...

Yoko Ono's Conceptual Project At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts

We recently heard that Yoko Ono, the artist and famous widow of John Lennon, will collaborate with Occupy With Art in order to distribute 10,000 postc...

Question Bridge Shows Black Male Experience At The Brooklyn Museum

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it's important to remember that we still have a long way to go in the fight against racial discrimination...

Huffington Post Arts Presents The Week in Review

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Happy Friday the 13th, everyone! We hope you're going to do something scary and fun tonight in honor of Jason Voorhees. This week at HuffPost Arts ...

Rashid Johnson at Hauser and Wirth

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

Don King is a man and a legend. His promotion of "Rumble in the Jungle," the heavyweight fight in Mobutu Sese Seko's Congo (then Zaire) that pitted Mu...

William Mwazi Turns Black Celebrities Into Superheroes

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

William Mwazi is an artist with an active imagination and a social conscience. In his artwork, he depicts Black celebrities, politicians, and academic...

Coming After Exhibition At The Power Plant

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

In the beginning of The Miracle of the Rose, Jean Genet writes, "A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in...

Nazif Topcuoglu's Innerscapes At Green Art Gallery In Dubai

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

Turkish photographer Nazif Topcuoglu is known for his highly stylized shots of young women. Some of his photos are macabre, some are nostalgic, but al...

The Power of Pun: Stephen "ESPO" Powers' Signs in Brooklyn

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

Philadephia born New York Street Artist Stephen Powers AKA ESPO has been covering walls in Brooklyn since last summer with puns, phrases, and messages...