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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 01/2013

Faces To Watch: Faces To Watch In 2013

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts
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In November, Walt Disney Animation Studios will release its 53rd feature -- and its first directed by a woman -- when Jennifer Lee shares directing cr...

New Chapter Opens With Britain's First Centre For Book Arts

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts
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Some people travel the US to see the sights and bright lights, to maybe lose themselves in the kitsch of Vegas or Hollywood's craziness. Simon Goode, ...

'Maria Stuarda' At The Metropolitan, With Joyce DiDonato

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts
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Not that long ago the Metropolitan Opera's default idea for a New Year's Eve gala was to dust off its production of Johann Strauss's frothy "Fledermau...

Craigslist Man Wants To Give You Art In Exchange For An Enema (PHOTO)

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts

As any young collector knows, art is not cheap. Good thing there are other means beside cold, hard cash to help us plebeians quench our aesthetic thir...

Neil Gaiman's Graduation Speech 'Make Good Art' To Become Book Designed By Chip Kidd

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts

Neil Gaiman melted more than a few hearts when he delivered the inspirational "Make Good Art" commencement speech at Philadelphia’s the University o...

'Peter And The Starcatcher' To Live Off-Broadway

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Broadway's boy who wouldn't grow up is not going away quite yet. Producers of the play "Peter and the Starcatcher" said Wednesday that th...

Haiku Reviews: Greek Gods, The Wizard Of Oz And A Facebook Miracle

Posted 01.02.2013 | 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...

How Accurate Is Quentin Tarantino's Portrayal Of Slavery In Django Unchained? : The New Yorker

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts
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In early 2010, not long after the release of Quentin Tarantino's Second World War revenge epic, "Inglourious Basterds," I began teaching a course on A...

Hirsch And Cavanagh Team Up For `Freud'

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- When the play "Freud's Last Session" opened in a Manhattan YMCA in 2010 it became an unlikely hit, but few could have predicted just how w...

Art Market Bubble Dialogue: NYT Invites Readers To Weigh In, And So Do We!

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

Calling all collectors, connoisseurs, patrons, economists, starving artists, tastemakers and enraged bystanders. The New York Times wants you to engag...

Legendary Stolen Tapestry 'Virgin And Saint Vincent,' Worth $1.3 Million, May Have Been Found (PHOTO)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

Thirty two years after a tapestry possibly worth $1.3 million was stolen from Spain, the "Virgin and Saint Vincent" is believed to have been found in ...

Largest Light Painting Ever Was Made By Michael Bosanko... And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

Some artists paint with a paintbrush and canvas, but Michael Bosanko uses a 35,000 square-foot airport hangar and light as his medium of choice, paint...

OakOak's Street Art Interventions Are The Best Things We've Seen All Day (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

When was the last time you looked at a crack in the sidewalk and saw the beginning of a story? Street artist OakOak performs urban interventions in hi...

Power Couple Tim Noble And Sue Webster End Their Marriage For Art's Sake

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
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Although they scarcely rushed into marriage -- they had been together for 20 years before they went to the local register office in 2008 -- the union ...

6 Ways The Fiscal Cliff Deal Will Impact The Art World

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
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Last night, the House of Representatives finally voted to pass a measure ending the "fiscal cliff" battle. A failure to reach accord threatened to i...

Uganda Drops 'homophobic Charges' Against British Man

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
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David Cecil, 34, had faced up to two years in prison on charges of "disobeying lawful orders". He was arrested in September and briefly jailed before ...

Utah School Stops Musical Because of 'Sexually Suggestive' Elvis Songs

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

SALT LAKE CITY — A parent who was "All Shook Up" about Elvis Presley songs in a high-school drama prompted educators to cancel the musical, deem...

Michelle Williams Joining Tour Of 'Fela!'

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams is joining the latest national tour of the musical "Fela!" Producers said Thursday the si...

Filmmaker Jonathan Britnell Captures A Second A Day For An Entire Year In '2012. 366 Days. 366 Seconds' (VIDEO)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts

New Year's resolutions mostly dissolve by the end of spring, but we found one young filmmaker who stuck to his goal the entire year, and the result is...

Art Comes To Taxi TV

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts
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If you're one of those people who automatically punch the off button on Taxi TV screens, slow down. Art has just joined the mash-up of news clips and ...

'The Postcard Age': Museum Of Fine Arts Boston Examines Impact Of The Compact Canvas (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Although now they only enter our consciousness when we are on vacation, postcards were once the most fashionable forms of communication. Before Facebo...

Rescued Chinese Negatives

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts
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Thomas Sauvin, a Beijing-based French artist, has collected more than 500,000 negatives from Chinese amateur photographers which had, until his interv...

Käthe Kollwitz' Prints Heading To Brooklyn Museum For Rare Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

As far as badass female artists go, they don't get much better than Käthe Kollwitz. An upcoming exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum will present 13 rar...

Louise Bourgeois's Dark Vision Reanimates A Romanesque Church In Rural France

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts
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BONNIEUX, France -- On the road out of Bonnieux, a postcard-picturesque hilltop village in the South of France with torturously narrow roads and squat...

Art.sy Domain Name Changed To Artsy.Net As Syrian Conflict Escalates

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

When Art.sy first launched, the site with the creative domain name received a "Rookie Disruptor Award" from TechCrunch for its admirable aim to make a...