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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 01/2012

New Year's Art: Exhibitions To Look Forward To In January 2013 (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

Happy New Year! We hope your New Year's Eve was filled with overambitious resolutions, overflowing champagne flutes and an epic countdown. But more im...

Test Your Color Matching Skills With This Addictive Web Quiz (QUIZ)

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

Can you tell the difference between seafoam and mint leaf? What about champagne and egg shell? Are you color blind or a color master? If you have the ...

US Dot Map By Brandon Martin-Anderson Shows The Population Like You've Never Seen It Before (PHOTO)

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

Have you ever felt like a small dot in the vastness of the American terrain? Well if you were on of the 308,450,225 lucky folks to participate in the ...

Chinese President Hu Jintao Warns Of Cultural Warfare From West

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts
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Mr Hu called on the 80 million-plus Party members to fight "hostile international powers" and meet the "cultural demands" of the people. "Hostile int...

AFP: Artist Hockney Jokes About Appointment To Order Of Merit

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts
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LONDON -- British artist David Hockney has responded to his appointment to the Order of Merit with typical humour, saying he was glad his controversia...

Russian Art Group Voina Burns Police Car On New Years Eve (VIDEO)

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

Some of us celebrate the new year by popping champagne, planting a kiss or setting off a party popper. Voina, a radical Russian art group, rang in 201...

8-Year Old Qamar Hashim Is Youngest Iraqi Photographer (WATCH)

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

Just try and watch the following video without smiling. Seeing 8-year old Qamar Hashim handle a camera the size of his face and hearing his remarkably...

Carol Es' 'Bioillogical' Removes The Logic From Biology (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

With her exhibition 'Bioillogical', Carol Es crafts test-tube-dwelling oddities that make diseases look bizarrely darling. As the exhibition title su...

Three Cubes Colliding: A 3D Printed Kite Spectacular (VIDEO)

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

There are many small joys that children get to indulge in while adults do not. Nap time, graham crackers, duck-duck-goose. Yet this architecturally ar...

Ron Pippin's Mythical Archives Contain History Of Everything (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts

Ron Pippin's works are little treasure chests of everything. From mythical skeletons to historical relics that never were, all his quasi-scientific co...

Yossi Loloi Photographs Obese Women In The Nude, Challenges Traditional Notions Of Beauty (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

Photographer Yossi Loloi must have taken a hint from Lucian Freud and Peter Paul Rubens when he took photos challenging the traditional image of the n...

Mitt Romney Waxes Poetic As He Woos Iowa Voters

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts
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AMES, Iowa -- Iowans have spent the last week getting to know Mitt Romney as presidential candidate, businessman and ... performance artist? Multimed...

Warsaw Museum Lego Concentration Camp

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts
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Warsaw - A Lego model of a concentration camp made by Polish artist Zbigniew Libera has been bought by the Warsaw Museum, the museum reported on its w...

Ai Weiwei's Security Camera

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts
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A police surveillance camera mounted to a lamppost on a quiet suburban road in Beijing has one target: the turquoise door to the home of the artist an...

Roombas Create Dazzling Neon Artworks (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

Everyone remembers Roombas, the little autonomous vacuum discs made by iRobot that for a moment seemed like they were going to take over the world. We...

Marilyn Holsing Gives Marie Antoinette's Magical Femininity A Modern Touch (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

Marilyn Holsing's exhibition 'Further Tales of Young Marie Antoinette' juxtaposes the endless expanse of the imagination when a little girl is playing...

'Dark Matters' Explores The Shadows Between Art And Technology (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

Science, in theory, exists to clarify the truth. Art shows us the beauty of the lie. In 'Dark Matters', an exhibition exploring the shadows between ar...

Laurie Frick's Self-Quantifying Patterns Track The Unique Patterns Of Ourselves (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

There are the quantifiable patterns of small things we do everyday: steps walked, time spent on the computer, amount of sleep, calories ingested, mood...

Vivian Maier

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
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Vivian Maier (1926-2009) had a talent for seeing. As she walked down the street, she not only avoided bumping into people and objects, she actually sa...

Marni Kotak Continues Child-Rearing Performance Piece With First Video (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

In October Marni Kotak, a performance artist, gave birth to her son, Ajax, in a small Brooklyn gallery. In front of an audience, Kotak turned a privat...

'Under The Radar' Theater Festival Begins (VIDEO)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

With the rise of productions like 'Legally Blonde' and 'Spiderman,' it is looking more and more like the bright lights of Broadway are being overshado...

Mitt Romney's 'Dungeons And Dragons' Makeover In New Art Exhibition

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Last night Mitt Romney won the Iowa Republican Caucus for the 2012 Presidential Primary, and roleplaying fans heartily rejoiced. Why? A new exhibition...

Beware The Overpriced Artist

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
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Contemporary artists are more "collectible" than old masters: there's more of their art out there, you can party with them, you can even hope to disco...

Carl Jara Takes Sand Sculpture To Insane New Heights (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Remember when you were a little kid making sand castles and right when you achieved perfection a giant wave crashed down and ruined everything? We...

Flavorwire » Captivating Photos Of A Teen Gang In '50s Brooklyn

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts
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These boys look like trouble. You can tell by the way they grease back their hair, toke their smokes and snap their fingers... Legendary New York phot...