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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 04/2012

"Faux Real" Exhibition Displays Prolific Forger's Work On April Fools' Day (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

It's not easy to be a famous artist, but it also sure isn't easy to paint like one. That is why we are so pleased to hear about the "Faux Real" exhibi...

The 10 Best Art Pranks In History (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

Ever since Marcel Duchamp hung a toilet bowl in a museum gallery, the overlap between artists and pranksters cannot be denied. Whether done by art...

Maurits Giesen And Ilse Leenders' Monochromatic Photo Series "Mimicry" (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

We've never seen monochrome pulled off with so much conviction as in the work of color-blocking chameleons Maurits Giesen and Ilse Leenders. The Nethe...

Zackary Drucker's "Gold Standard" Is The Work Of A Blonde Bombshell (PHOTOS) (NSFW)

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Zackary Drucker is a transgender performance artist who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality and seeing. The artist uses a female pron...

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Presents Ira Levin's "Deathtrap"

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

"Deathtrap," Ira Levin's Tony award-nominated play-within-a-play begins with Sidney Bruhl, a past-his-prime playwright hungry to craft the perfect thr...

Elizabeth Peyton Brings Honor Back To Celebrities At Regen Projects (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

Elizabeth Peyton makes accessible paintings of celebrities she admires. She is known for portraying androgynous male rock stars like Kurt Cobain, Davi...

'MALA MALA' Follows Young Transexuals And Drag Queens In Puerto Rico (WATCH)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a difficult case; its residents live in a strange realm where they are not strictly "American" or "Puerto Rican", b...

Seized 'ancient' Greek Statue Declared A Forgery

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

ATHENS, Greece — The statue of the young woman was found in a goat pen outside Athens, and Culture Ministry archaeologists soon declared it a fi...

Caravaggio ' Was Killed By The Knights Of Malta'

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts
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His mysterious death at the age of 38 has been blamed variously on malaria, an intestinal infection, lead poisoning from the oil paints he used or a v...

Andy Fields Buys Andy Warhol's Childhood Sketch At Garage Sale (VIDEO)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

While the majority of garage sale treasures include old family photos, broken VCR's and stained baby clothes, don't give up hope! If you keep scouring...

Mark DeLong's Playful Abstractions Hit Cooper Cole Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

Sometimes the phrase "blurring the line between abstraction and representation" gets thrown around so much in art talk that it starts to lose its magi...

Lillian Bassman's Fashion Photography Shows At Peter Fetterman Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

Lillian Bassman was ranked among photography legends like Richard Avedon and Irving Penn because of her ability to blend commercial and artistic techn...

Lillian Bassman's Fashion Photography Shows At Peter Fetterman Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.03.2012 | Style

Lillian Bassman was ranked among photography legends like Richard Avedon and Irving Penn because of her ability to blend commercial and artistic techn...

Andy Warhol's Photographs: From Celebrity Busts To Personal Snapshots (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol was a social animal. Ravenous to get in with the cool crowd, Warhol's life's work surrounded around social interaction. (Although his cool...

Jeff Desom's Insanely Intense "Rear Window" Single Timelapse Video (VIDEO)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

The only thing creepier than a neighborhood voyeur is a voyeur with Photoshop. Jeff Desom has created an intensely cool single timelapse video from Al...

Andrew Miller Strips Objects Down To Basics With "Brand Spirit" (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Whether you're driving down a city street or peeking into your snack pantry, it is nearly impossible to avoid being exposed to hundreds of logos. Whic...

Luis Gispert's "All Oyster, No Pearl" Hits OHWOW Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Luis Gispert is a Cuban American artist working in Brooklyn. His upcoming exhibition "All Oyster, No Pearl" combines elements of photography, sculptur...

Daredevil Turned Artist Shows Work In Exhibition "Bam Margera & Friends" (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Bam Margera made it big by putting his private parts in jeopardy for millions of viewers worldwide on the MTV hit show, "Jackass". Now this skateboard...

The Most Metal Way To Paint A Wall (VIDEO)

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

This may not be the most efficient way to paint a wall, but we're sure Mötley Crüe would approve... Three Romanian heavy metal fans have unleashe...

Julie Bender Revives Ancient Craft Of Woodburning With Mesmerizing Wildlife Portraits (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Sometimes even the craziest new technologies don't measure up to the power and intrigue of Mother Nature's original materials. Julie Bender revives th...

Joana Hadji Thomas And Khalil Joreige Present "Lebanese Rocket Society" (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

The Third Line Gallery in Dubai is currently exhibiting the latest installments of an ongoing project titled, "Lebanese Rocket Society: Part III, IV,...

Janet Werner's Grotesque Pinups In "Earthling" (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Sometimes after flipping through a magazine full of Photoshopped models and airbrushed celebs, confronting the mirror as a (gasp!) regular person can ...

Go Behind The Scenes With Alex Prager (VIDEO)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

If you are counting down like we are, you know that photographer Alex Prager's long awaited exhibition "Compulsion" is opening this week in New York, ...

Timotheus Tomicek's Moving Photographs (VIDEO)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Timotheus Tomicek is a young photographer from Vienna whose striking images explore the tension between motion and stillness. In the words of Jenkins ...

Tamir Sher's "Masters on 45s" Remixes Paintings (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Israeli photographer Tamir Sher decided to use his old record player to remix the classics. Except instead of taking an old Zeppelin LP for a spin, he...