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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 05/2012

Steven Gambrel's 'Time And Place' Book Depicts Evolving Yet Timeless Design (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

It is not often that a home can be described simultaneously as timeless and fresh, but that is the magic of New York designer Steven Gambrel. His desi...

List Of Nominees For 2012 Tony Awards

Posted 05.01.2012 | Huffington Post

-- Nominations for the 2012 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Play: "Clybourne Park," "Other Desert Cities," "Peter and t...

Yves Klein's 'Fire Color 1' To Sell At Christies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Yves Klein stunned the art world with his monochromatic pieces at the nexus of minimalism and performance art, where his signature International Klein...

Does Occupy Signal The Death Of Contemporary Art?

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
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There has been so much art centred around the Occupy protests that it is beginning to feel like a new artistic movement. What defines it, and could it...

Rube Goldberg Machine Makes Postcards... Slowly (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

People don't often get around to sending postcards anymore. You write it by hand, you stamp it, you drop it off, you wait for it to be delivered... we...

10 Incredible Art Inspired Tattoos (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Who wants a tattoo of a few Chinese characters when you can have one of the greatest works of all time emblazoned on your back? Although most of the a...

Alice Neel's 'Late Portraits & Still Lifes' Arrive At David Zwirner Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Turning An Iconic House Into A Home Is As Easy As Pie

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
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ELDON, Iowa -- Beth Howard sits at her kitchen table on a Sunday morning and pulls back the curtain to peer at a group of rosy-cheeked youths taking p...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Legacy, Celebrated On The Day Of His Death (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Most of us know the Leonardo's famous works by now. From the "Last Supper" to the "Vitruvian Man" and, of course, the "Mona Lisa", Leonardo's masterpi...

Happy Birthday Keith Haring! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Pop-street art darling Keith Haring. The artist, who mastered the rare combination of super happy and super cool, would turn ...

'IDENTITY: The Sound In Art' Translates Art Into Music With Digital Technology (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Sometimes a great work of art speaks to you, but have you ever heard it sing to you? Multimedia artist Kelsey Sweet and musician Scott Turek were dete...

Lucian Freud's Unseen Drawings Arrive At Acquavella Galleries (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Lucian Freud is one of the most formative artists in figurative painting. Before his death last year, he created unsettling portraits of mottled, swam...

Artists To Look Out For At Frieze Art Fair New York 2012 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Arts

The 2012 Frieze Art Fair kicks off tomorrow by taking over Randall's Island in New York, so get yourself on the Frieze ferry to see the 180 galleries ...

Howls Of Derision In Bucharest As Romania Statue Unveiled

Posted 05.03.2012 | Arts
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A statue representing the birth of the Romanian nation has been greeted with derision by the public and critics. The sculpture, unveiled outside Bu...

New Details Emerge On Artist Dürer Ahead Of Exhibition

Posted 05.03.2012 | Arts
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Almost 500 years after the death of Albrecht Dürer, new details about the mysterious life of the Renaissance painter are coming to light. To uncover ...

Gallery 1988 Honors The Internet's Best 'Memes' In New Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

For their eight year anniversary, Gallery 1988 is honoring their favorite works with "Memes," an art exhibition opening today which features over 100 ...

'The Parade: Nathalie Djurberg With Music By Hans Berg' Comes To New Museum (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

Considering her animated videos mostly incorporate some cocktail of torture, bestiality and sexual abuse, Nathalie Djurberg was quite shy in person. S...

Something To Scream About: Art Auctions And The Global Wealth Gap

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts
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There are two ways that those of us who are not insanely wealthy can approach this week's news that someone forked out $119 million for a version of E...

Jennie Ottinger's 'What To Do With Your Orphan: A Manual' At Johansson Projects (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts

Orphans are often the protagonists in bed time stories and in children's adventures. From "Great Expectations" to "Annie," kids who are plunked into t...

The Week In Art: Frieze Art Fair, 'The Scream's Big Sale And... Puppies!

Posted 05.06.2012 | Arts

This was a crazy week in the art world this week, excuse us while we catch our breaths! Edvard Munch's "The Scream" broke the record for most expensiv...

Søren Ragsdale's 'Our World Unwrapped' Depicts Topsy-Turvy Tourist Photos (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Many of the world's most treasured tourist attractions are more familiar to us as photographs than as real, physical forms. Yet these kaleidoscopic im...

Matthew Connors' 'Occupy New York' Photos Projected Onto Storefront For Art And Architecture (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

You have seen them in marches, crowds and tents, on television, in the news and in your city. The activists of Occupy, aka "the 99%," are often seen a...

Sculptor Known For 'LOVE' Works Sued By Monaco Man

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

ROCKLAND, Maine — An art buyer from Monaco has filed a lawsuit against Pop artist Robert Indiana, the sculptor known for his "LOVE" works. Joao...

Ryan McGinley's 'Animals' On View At Team Gallery (PHOTOS, NSFW)

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Remember when unabashed nudity in photography used to shock us? In Ryan McGinley's latest photography exhibition entitled, "Animals," nude species sha...

Daniel Aksten's 'Support, Edge, Variation' Hit CB1 Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Daniel Aksten's new exhibition asks you to not just to look at shape and color, but to experience them. As the show's title "Support, Edge, Variation"...