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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 09/2011

New Radio Station Brings Voices Of Freedom To Libyan People

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

The changes resulting from recent fall of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi have brought music to Libyans’ ears. Libyans previously could only listen ...

Obsolete Gallery Presents Christina Bothwell And Marianne Kolb's 'Power In Each Step' (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

'Power in Each Step,' a new show at Obsolete Gallery in Venice, probes the depths of birth and death. Marianne Kolb paints isolated portraits of a...

James Franco Buys Portrait of Himself From 13-Year-Old-Fan

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

Can James Franco do no wrong? The notoriously overachieving actor/painter/director/producer/screenwriter author/pilot/performance artist/professor rec...

Prada Fall/Winter Fashion Film Gives Glimpse of 'Real Fantasy' (WATCH)

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Prada's latest video catalogue release, Real Fantasies, gives those of us who can't actually buy Prada a chance to drool over its Fall/Winter 2011 col...

Phallic Sculpture In Dunedin, New Zealand Causes Uproar

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

“Why are we spending $50,000 on an embarrassing penis?” This is the question Dunedin, New Zealand city council member Lee Vandervis has asked over...

Frank Gehry The Opus In Hong Kong | CNNGo.com

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Canadian-American Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry's first building in Hong Kong is almost complete. Dubbed OPUS HONG KONG, the 12-story r...

Twin Artists Create '3D Drawing Machine' (VIDEO)

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

As twin artists, Ryan and Trevor Oakes are familiar with taking a singular experience and realizing it can be split it in two. Their lives have always...

Entire Eames Living Room Inside LACMA for Pacific Standard Time Celebration

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

There is a good chance Pacific Standard Time (PST), a Los Angeles-wide exhibition initiative tackling every major art movement from 1945-1980, will ti...

Top 10 Muses and Mistresses In Art History (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts

The old saying tells us that "Behind every great man there is a great woman," but oftentimes artists keep their beauties right where they can see them...

Was Hamlet's Dad Gay?

| Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts

We've all felt haunted by our sexuality at some point or another, but most of us don't decide to project these frustrations onto one of the great literary masterpieces of all time, while claiming to show "what's really going on."

Bravo's 'Work Of Art' Returns For Second Season

Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts

'With Work Of Art: The Next Great Artist', Bravo dared to go where no television network had gone before: a reality show about art, really? Right away...

Canson Wet Paint Grant Recipient: Ryan De La Hoz (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay.) The work of Ryan De La Hoz exists in a very particular world, a world comprising haunting, nostalgic paper cut-outs and draw...

Georgia Mayor Objects To 'Rocky Horror' Performance

Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts

The outrageous music romp 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' finds amusement in its R-rated indulgences, from stilettoed transvestites to lyrics like "to...

Florida Art Dealer Arrested For $2 Million Art Scam

Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts

Is the signature on your Monet a little too legible? It could be a fake; word is they're going around. A former art dealer was arrested in South F...

Irish 'Bad Bank' Selling Debtor's Art Collection

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

DUBLIN -- Ireland's "bad bank" and Christie's auctioneers say they are selling a bankrupt property baron's art collection, including a work by Andy Wa...

'Altered Landscapes' At The Nevada Museum Of Art

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

"Anthropocene" is a buzzword that's been bandied about lately by politicians and scientists like some sort of smart weapon. The term describes a new g...

'Les Miserables' Movie To Be Released In 3D

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

Whether you love them or hate them, Broadway musicals are known for their bombastic dramatics, and the upcoming film adaptation of 'Les Miserables,' t...

James Franco To Direct Adaptation Of Cormac McCarthy Novel

Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts

James Franco's now-legendary energy showed no sign of letting up as he announced plans to direct an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel 'Child of Go...

Lucien Freud's Last Work To Go On Display At London's National Portrait Gallery

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — The last work by Lucien Freud will be shown for the first time as part of an exhibition in London showcasing the late realist painter'...

Art Market Analysis: Who Benefits From Charity Auctions?

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

The auction Artists for Haiti, organised by New York's David Zwirner gallery and Christie's, takes place on 22 September. It is perhaps the most ambit...

Duluth Festival Opera Casts 'Pocahontas' Without Native American Leads (POLL)

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

A Duluth, Minnesota production of "Pocahontas: A Woman of Two Worlds," an opera, is facing criticism this week for failing to cast a single Native Ame...

Artists Gone Wild (PHOTOS)

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids lunacy, and the artists in t...

Canson Wet Paint Grant Recipient: Micah Ganske

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) Micah Ganske’s paintings will give you a headache….in a good way. The unbelievable amount of detail that goes into his of...

Bringing the Streets to the Saleroom: Urban Art Back at Bonhams

Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art. Whether it’s on the floor or in the street, Urban Art continues to be popular with the general public and high-end art collectors...

Report: Swedish Artist Target Of Murder Plot

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish prosecutors suspect three men arrested in an anti-terror sting this month of plotting to kill an artist who depicted the Prophet ...