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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 08/2012

The Weirdest Works Of Art To Put You In The Olympic Spirit, From Saatchi Online (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

Are you experiencing post-opening ceremony blues, where even a Michael Phelps record-breaking win can't bring back that initial feeling of excitement?...

Lost Roy Lichtenstein Painting Surfaces In NYC

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
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NEW YORK — A painting by the late pop artist Roy Lichtenstein that disappeared 42 years ago has turned up in a New York City warehouse and is in...

The Astounding Pushpin Portraits Of Artist Eric Daigh (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

If Chuck Close put down the paintbrush and spent his money at Office Depot, we imagine the result would look something like this. Eric Daigh's pushpin...

Children Destroy Art Installation On Purpose With Olivier Grossetete's 'The People's Tower' (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

Normally children are advised not to touch the art, and certainly not to smash it. But in Glasgow last Sunday, touching was necessary and trampling wa...

Artist Spotlight: Thomas Demand's Paper World Photography (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

Thomas Demand takes sites that have been mythologized with their own stories and makes their fictional aura literal. The German artist creates weightl...

If You Love Mark Ryden You'll Love Nicoletta Ceccoli: 'Curiouser + Curiouser' Comes To AFA (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

Like a melodic nursery rhyme with disturbing lyrics, Nicoletta Ceccoli's works aren't as sweet as they appear. When we first saw Ceccoli's paintings w...

The Hidden History Of Claude Monet's 'L'Enfant A La Tasse, Portrait De Jean Monet' (PHOTO)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

We are excited to introduce "The Hidden Histories," a new series in which we revisit the stories behind our favorite landmark works of art. (For your ...

Mysterious Book Sculptures From An Unknown Artist Left Around Edinburgh (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

An unknown artist has been expressing her gratitude to the cultural centers of Edinburgh with a little culture of her own. Mysterious book sculptures,...

Dr. Chris Barlow's Parallax Art Fair Comes To New York

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

Parallax Art Fair does not seek to answer questions. It tries to contradict itself. It doesn't just avoid themes like abstract, figurative and concept...

Can You Guess The Artist (POLL)?

Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts

At long last we are bringing back our "Guess the Artist" feature, in which you can put your artful eye to the test by recognizing a top artist's lesse...

David Levine's 'Habit' Loops 90 Minute Melodrama With Improvised Movements (INTERVIEW, VIDEO)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts

"What makes theater theater?" David Levine asked during our phone conversation. "The ritual surrounding it or the content itself?" This question is at...

Marilyn Monroe Supercut Video By Scott Blake On The Anniversary Of Her Death (VIDEO)

Posted 08.05.2012 | Arts

Do you remember the moment Marilyn Monroe walked into your life? To refresh your memory, we are providing you with a supercut video of Marilyn ente...

David Florimbi's Big Blue Skies Hit Frank Pictures Gallery With 'Coming And Going' (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

Oftentimes, in art and in life, the sky is seen as an a passive backdrop, a static canvas against which forms of life blossom and transform. David Flo...

Polka Dot Queen: Yayoi Kusama On Her Whitney Retrospective And Vuitton Collaboration (PHOTOS, INTERVIEW)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts

This is Yayoi Kusama's year. She collaborated with Louis Vuitton on a fashion collection and is now exhibiting a traveling retrospective, all while co...

Vincent Van Gogh Painting To Be Determined By Rogue Hair

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts
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In a bid to settle one of the mysteries of the art world, the three inch long, red hair was lifted from "Still Life with Peonies" and DNA samples take...

Hand To Mouth: Poet And Artist John Tottenham Brings Eerie Works To Rosamund Felsen Gallery (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

John Tottenham's paintings invite you to on an idyllic date, the kind you only read about in Victorian novels. A picnic, a garden stroll, perhaps a ro...

Ruth Abrams: Overlooked Jewish Female Painter Gets Retrospective At Yeshiva University Museum (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

Although she painted with influential giants including Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock, you probably haven't heard of Ruth Abrams. Largely overl...

René Mambembé's 'Helvetica Heroes' Give The Classic Font Unexpected Superpowers (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a typeface? While Helvetica is undoubtedly one of the most beloved of the sans-serif fonts, we don't often see it ...

Thom Moore's Hilarious Ode To Album Covers, Using Dirty Socks (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

What greater honor could one bestow upon his favorite album then creating an homage to the cover art with dirty socks? Photographer Thom Moore has emb...

Bjork Expresses Support For Pussy Riot On Her Website

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

First came the Red Hot Chili Peppers, then came Madonna, and now Bjork has spoken out in support of Russian punk activists Pussy Riot on her website. ...

Moogfest 2012 Shakes Up Ashville, NC In Bob Moog's Honor, Ft. Santigold, Miike Snow, The Magnetic Fields And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

Moogfest 2012 is approaching. The unusual music festival takes up the experimental spirit of electronic music innovator Bob Moog and pushes it into ev...

Then And Now: Wilma Hurskainen Revisits Childhood Tourist Snapshots With Her Sisters In 'Growth' (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

Between the cheesy souvenir T-shirts and bad sunburns, most of us would not like to revisit our childhood vacations. But that is exactly what Finnish ...

Marina Abramovic Makes 'Girls' Star Jemima Kirk Cry During 'The Artist Is Present' At MoMA (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts

Jemima Kirke has had, by all accounts, an awesome year. She plays dreamy bohemian Jessa on Lena Dunham's hit show "Girls," has a painting career on th...

The Week In Art & Culture: Polka Dots, Pussy Riot And A Happy Marriage (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts

This was an action-packed week at the Huffington Post Arts & Culture... that's right, Arts & Culture. The two pages expressed their love and got marri...

"Horse and Rider," Discovered Leonardo Da Vinci Sculpture, To Be Unveiled In Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

In 1508, three years after completing the "Mona Lisa," Leonardo Da Vinci created a sculpture out of beeswax. He intended to use the small figure of a ...