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Entries by Priscilla Frank from 02/2013

Kiyoshi Nakamura Camera Heads Series Will Melt The Hearts Of Film Lovers Everywhere (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

Kiyoshi Nakamura's devotion to analog film is pure and simple. In an e-mail to the Huffington Post, the Japanese photographer explained that although ...

Is Art Theft An Act Of Homage?

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

A crime that happened over a hundred years ago has just been put right. The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has returned an ancient Roman bronze that ha...

World's Earliest Figurative Sculpture Found? Also: T.S. Eliot, Tattoo History And More Arts News

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

World's Earliest Figurative Sculpture Turns Out To Be Adorable: A "lion man" carved from mammoth ivory is being removed from the British Museum's "Ic...

Art Duo Pranks Tate Modern And Saatchi Gallery By Becoming Installations (VIDEO)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

Have you ever had an awkward art gallery moment where you were unsure as to whether a discarded wrapper on the ground was trash or art? Art pranksters...

Alan Cumming's One Man 'Macbeth' Heads To Broadway

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Alan Cumming is taking his Macbeth to Broadway – and his Macduff and Duncan and Lady Macbeth and the three witches. Producers ...

February Exhibitions 2013: 10 New Must-See Art Shows To Beat The Cold (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Arts

We know February tends to be sort of a drag, so we've found some upcoming exhibitions to bring the unloved month back to its glory days. Whether yo...

The Week In Arts & Culture: 'Mean Girls' Musical, Smoking Kids And Impossible Architecture (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts

This week on Huffington Post Arts&Culture we dreamed of impossible architecture, feared chain-smoking elementary schoolers and gossiped about the poss...

Erik Kessels Found Photography Book Chronicles Adventures Of Wedding Photographer Larbi Laaraichi (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts

From the intrepid photo scavenger who brought you a theme park of Flickr photos comes a found photography book chronicling the adventures (and fashion...

'Sharp Suits': Graphic Designers Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy Channel Anger Into Hilarious Illustrations Of Clients' Worst Feedback (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts

Annoyed by the ridiculous client comments that come with the territory of being a graphic designer, Mark Shanley and Paddy Treacy decided to turn thei...

Aperture's 'Photography' Exhibition Combines Big Names, Punchy Colors And Fujifilm X-Series Cameras (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts

Aperture's "Photography" exhibition is sort of like "The Breakfast Club" of art shows. Six iconic photographers, each with a wildly different backgrou...

How Brendan O’Connell Turns Ordinary Walmart Scenes Into Fine Art : The New Yorker

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS about painter Brendan O'Connell. Since 2003, Brendan O'Connell has been inside dozens of Walmarts around the country. ...

Robin Hanbury-Tenison: 'Echoes Of A Vanished World: A Lifetime in Pictures' (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Robin Hanbury-Tenison is an explorer with a conscience; the photographer documents indigenous people with the aim to help protect their ancestral home...

Stuart Whitton's Photorealistic Drawings Will Make Your Day (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Most of us have experienced the urge to crumple up a once-treasured photograph, only to later rummage through the trash to retrieve the cherished item...

Bolshoi Director Released From Hospital And Claims He Knows Attacker... Plus More Arts News (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, was released from the hospital today after being the recent victim of a vicious acid attack...

Battling To Keep Auction Sellers Anonymous

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Read More: Art Auction, Arts News

New York's highest court has decided to review a recent ruling that could force the state's auction industry to end its longstanding practice of keepi...

Cage Against The Machine: Hanksy's Street Art Puns Are Back And No One Is Safe (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

One thing Hollywood and the art world share is a tendency to get a little self-serious. Luckily, street art prankster Hanksy is here to remind both eg...

Jennifer Nehrbass Is ON OUR RADAR: The Surreal Painter Imagines If Austen And Kubrick Had Coffee (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

'Cookie Monster' Art Thief Sends 2nd Ransom Note In Bizarre Sculpture Theft

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

BERLIN — Police in Germany say someone dressed as the Cookie Monster has sent a second note regarding a stolen cookie sculpture – this tim...

Art School PSAs: College For Creative Studies' Ads, Made By Team Detroit, Will Make You Laugh (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

A truly horrifying 1980s PSA alerted the nation that if you do drugs your brain will resemble a fried egg. A hilarious 2011 campaign for the College o...

Todd DiCiurcio Brings Awesome Rock Band Artwork To Cosmopolitan Hotel (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

If Ralph Steadman and Quentin Blake went to a concert together, we imagine their joint creation would resemble Todd DiCiurcio's artwork. The N...

Dancer Paul White Is ON OUR RADAR: The Choreographer On 'The Oracle' And Being Terrible With Names (INTERVIEW)(PHOTOS)

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

New Glam Exhibition Brings Some Sparkle To Tate Liverpool (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

In the heady days of the early 1970s, artists and socialites toyed with the boundaries that would forever transform our perceptions of gender, identit...

Pippin Barr's 'Art Game' Brings The Experience Of Getting A Work In MoMA To Your Computer

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

From the game master and art scholar who brought you the computerized version of Marina Abramovic's "The Artist Is Present" comes another way for aspi...

Pablo Picasso Auction: 'Femme Assise Pres d'une Fenetre (Woman Sitting Near a Window)' Fetches Nearly $45M At Auction

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

LONDON — A Picasso painting of his muse has fetched 28.6 million pounds ($44.9 million) at a London auction. The 1932 work, "Femme Assise Pres ...

Joan Semmel Nude Self Portraits: 'The Lucid Eye' Captures Honest Image Of Aging Process (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts

Painter Joan Semmel shakes up our preconceived notions of the contemporary self-portrait by translating hers into paint. Her latest exhibition at the ...