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Entries by Kathleen Massara from 08/2012

Stephen Colbert Interviews Jeff Koons On The Colbert Report On July 31, 2012 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

Last night, Jeff Koons made an appearance on The Colbert Report. The master of kitsch is known for his giant balloon animals, and Stephen Colbert aime...

CUAC Eviction: Utah City Council Wants Art Space Out?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

The Central Utah Art Center (CUAC), one of the only nonprofit arts centers in the state of Utah, is facing eviction and serious funding cuts at an Eph...

Artist Nina Boesch's Metrocard Collages Are A True Tribute To New York (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts

Nina Boesch came to New York from Germany in 2001, and was instantly inspired by the dynamism of the city. She began collecting MetroCards after frequ...

Colorful Camouflage: Jean Paul Bourdier's 'Bodyscapes' Depict Humans Blending In With Nature (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts

We came across Jean Paul Bourdier's work over at Designboom and couldn't help but be in awe of his 'Bodyscapes' project, which presents brightly paint...

Ruling on Artistic Authenticity: The Market vs. the Law

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
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Federal District Court Judge Paul G. Gardephe's résumé includes many impressive accomplishments but not an art history degree. Nonetheless he has be...

MOCA Director Jeffrey Deitch Defends Himself Against Verbal Attacks (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

The news just keeps coming regarding the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)'s current woes. Its contentious director, Jeffrey Deitch, gave his side...

Museum of Endangered Sounds: Phil Hadad, Marybeth Ledesma, and Greg Elwood Explain Their Project (INTERVIEW)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

Maybe you remember the sound of a cassette rewinding, a payphone's "We're Sorry" message , the sweet sounds of Tetris on a Gameboy, or even the clicks...

Robert Hughes Dead: Renowned Art Critic Dies At 74

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Renowned Australian art critic and historian Robert Hughes has died after a long illness. He was 74. His publisher, Random House, says he...

Museum Wins Bid To Keep Manet Masterpiece In UK

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- Britain's Ashmolean Museum says it has raised almost 8 million pounds ($12.5 million) to buy an Edouard Manet masterpiece and keep it on pub...

Powder Dance: Photographer Geraldine Lamanna Captures Female Dancers In Motion (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

Geraldine Lamanna's series of women in motion recently caught our eye on Flickr. The German photographer told HuffPost Arts about her inspiration for ...

Children In Tokyo Make Famous Painting From Legos At Legoland Discovery Center (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

We've all heard "my kid could do that!" when a contentious work of art makes its debut, but rarely do we hear that claim about the works of classical ...

2 Become 1: Arts & Culture Get Married!

| Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

The Huffington Post's new vertical will deliver all the best parts of what you've enjoyed on Arts and Culture so far -- from news to reviews to a robust community weighing in on the issues at hand.

Quay Brothers 'On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription' Debuts At MoMA (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts

The Quay Brothers aren't your typical American directors. The identical twins moved to Europe during their college years and have stayed in the UK sin...

Gallery Girls: Liz Margulies And Chantal Chadwick Dish On Bravo's New Docu-Series (INTERVIEW, PHOTOS)

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

How does a twentysomething woman make it in the art world? By watching Bravo's new series, which debuts tonight, we may never get closer to an answer ...

It's Still Not Easy Being a Tomboy

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Gay Voices

Although I think it's important to promote articles that bring up issues surrounding gender variance in a positive light, the twists and turns in Ruth Padawer's reasoning appear more like Dr. Phil, and less like reality.

Fire Hits Home Housing Large Brazil Art Collection

Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO -- A fire in Rio de Janeiro has gutted an apartment that housed what experts say is one of the largest and best private art collections...

Photographer Henry Diltz Presents Classic Shots Of The Doors At The Standard Hotel (INTERVIEW, PHOTOS)

Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

Henry Diltz has had a long, storied career in rock photography, beginning with his post as the official photographer for Woodstock. He found his calli...

'Jersey Boys' Frankie Valli Aims For Broadway

Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — The Broadway smash "Jersey Boys" is about to get some tough competition – from an original Jersey Boy. Frankie Valli, whose fa...

Obsessed: David Rees Shares His Record Collection With Us (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

Inspired by one professor's infectious enthusiasm for Emily Dickinson, Obsessed is an ongoing HuffPost Arts & Culture series exploring the idiosyncrat...

Indiana Museum Discovers Glass Picasso Piece

Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Associated Press) — An Indiana museum plans to sell a work of glass art by Pablo Picasso that sat unnoticed in storage for nearly ...

Christophe Honore Discusses His New Film, Beloved, Starring Catherine Deneuve (INTERVIEW, PHOTOS)

Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts

Christophe Honoré's latest film stars some of the greatest actors in contemporary France. Beloved features Catherine Deneuve, who appears alongside h...

Play About Gay Man Staged In Conservative Uganda

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

KAMPALA, Uganda — A play that revolves around the turbulent life of a gay man in Uganda is being staged in the East African nation, where three ...

New Broadway Season Has Pacino, Lauper And 'Annie'

Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
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NEW YORK — There's a bit of everything for theatergoers this fall in New York, from a play about porn to a musical about proselytizing Christian...

Alicia Silverstone In Broadway's 'The Performers'

Posted 08.22.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Alicia Silverstone is coming back to Broadway – in a romantic comedy set in the porn industry. Producers of David West Read's ...

Woody Harrelson's Quirky Play To Extend Its Run

Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Woody Harrelson's play "Bullet for Adolf" is extending its off-Broadway run by more than a month and the actor-turned-playwright is h...