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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 06/2012

Cecelia Webber's Intricate Flowers Made Of Nude Bodies (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

Cecelia Webber creates entrancing images of flowers in full bloom, from luscious roses to sprightly sunflowers. But if you look a little closer you wi...

Jo Hamilton's Surprisingly Surreal Crochet Portraits (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

Personally, we're impressed when people can crochet a scarf. So when we stumbled upon Jo Hamilton's detailed crochet portraits we immediately fell in ...

Zhao Huasen's Incredible Photographs Of Floating Bicyclists (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

A really great bike ride can make you feel like you are floating in mid-air. These photographs we saw on My Modern Met have a similar effect. Zhao...

Haiku Reviews: Yiddish 'Romeo And Juliet,' 'Ecce Homo' And Surreal LA Photography (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

John Lennon's Drawings Come To DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel In Oak Brook (PHOTO)

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

The last time John Lennon displayed his drawings in Oak Brook, Illinois, they caused quite the controversy. Some of the drawings depicted NFSW content...

Michael Knight's 'Wayward' Opens At Luis De Jesus Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Michael Knight's new exhibition is entitled "Wayward," as in whimsical, fickle, perverse or even incorrigible. These waves of tickling curiosity to fu...

The Week In Art: Heaven, Hell And Plastic Surgery

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

This week we heard the heartwarming story behind a Beastie Boys fan's tribute to Adam Yauch, with a little help from Shepard Fairey. We also saw some ...

Yiying Lu's 'Beautiful Traps' Shows Stunning QR Code Art (VIDEO)

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

For a project entitled "Beautiful Traps," tech-savvy artist Yiying Lu painted dazzling and dangerous carnivorous plants with QR codes. Seven predatory...

'Singularity Transmissions' Brings Art, Science, And Fertility To Burning Man (VIDEO)

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

Each year around 50,000 people come together at Burning Man, the now-infamous outdoor event in the northern Nevadan desert. Needless to say, the artwo...

Shepard Fairey Teams Up With Neil Young For 'Americana' Inspired Paintings (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

Last week we reported on Shepard Fairey's tribute to Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch; this week the street art icon is going from hip-hop to folk rock. Faire...

ArtSpace Releases Groundbreaking 'From Past To Present: Chinese Photography' Collection (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

Twenty years ago even the most art-savvy Westerners were relatively ignorant to the cultural goings-on in China. Yet today the Chinese art scene has e...

See The Location Of Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' (IMAGES)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

"The Scream," which recently sold at auction for $120 million, is one of the most recognizable paintings of all time. Though most of us could recogniz...

Anna Betbeze's Painted Flokati Carpets Come To MASS MoCA (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

Anna Betbeze's pigmented Flokati carpets don't look like anything you have ever seen before. They kind of resemble a muppet carcass, or perhaps a tie-...

Brenda Zlamany's '888: Portraits In Taiwan' Captures The Spirit Of Its People (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

Pablo Picasso once asked: "What is a face, really? Its own photo? ... Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way?" While today photogr...

'Naked Before The Camera' Explores Nude Photography At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art (PHOTOS, NSFW)

Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, titled, "Naked Before the Camera" explores the erotic relationship between the camera and the body...

Istanbul Through The Lens Of Mustafa Seven (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts

Pablo Picasso reportedly once said, "All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." This week we are featuring...

WikiLoot Aims To Use Crowdsourcing To Track Down Stolen Ancient Artifacts

Posted 06.07.2012 | Arts
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Campaigns to combat archaeological tomb raiders have notched up some big successes, notably a deal under which the J Paul Getty museum in Los Angeles ...

Artists Luke Evans and Josh Lake Eat Film To Capture Their Insides' Images (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

Kingston University students Luke Evans and Josh Lake recently made creative use of 35 mm film by swallowing it to see how their digestive systems pro...

Marc Quinn Discusses Self-Portraits Made Of His Own Blood (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

In the latest installment of art to haunt your dreams, we bring you Marc Quinn's self portraits made of frozen blood. For his ongoing self-portait pro...

How High Art Goes Viral: YouTube's Best 'A Photo A Day' Videos (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

What makes a video go viral? There's an alchemy to the process that we'd like to investigate through the lens of art. By exploring the art of the vira...

The Week In Art: Eating Film, Getting Naked And Freezing Blood

Posted 06.09.2012 | Arts

Hello again, readers. This was an odd week here at HuffPost Arts; we spied a lot of things you definitely should not try at home. We saw artists eat f...

Brilliant After Breakfast On Their Tech-Savvy Museum Hijacking (PHOTOS, VIDEO, INTERVIEW)

Posted 06.09.2012 | Arts

Normally we are not promoters of museum vandalism, but in this case we are making an exception. The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam underwent an artistic hijack...

Happy Birthday, Gustave Courbet! (PHOTOS, NSFW)

Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts

We can think of few artists who embody the spirit of unbridled liberty and personal conviction better than Gustave Courbet. The rugged, bohemian paint...

NO JOKE and GRONK Open At Coagula Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts

So why did Los Angeles art provocateur and Huffington Post Arts blogger Mat Gleason open an art gallery of his own? "If the galleries and museums are ...

Atelier Art's Moving Story About The Priceless Barnes Collection

Posted 06.11.2012 | Arts
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Hal Jones was a young, long-haired sculptor with a lot of nerve when he showed up with some of his creations at the Philadelphia Museum of Art around ...