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Katherine Brooks is the Senior Arts & Culture Editor of the Huffington Post.

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15 superbes photos soumises au Sony World Photography Awards (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted December 27, 2014 | 2:12 PM

Dans les derniers mois, de multiples photographes ont envoyé leurs clichés au Sony World Photography Awards dans l'espoir de faire connaître leur travail.

Que ce soit des amateurs ou des professionnels, les photographes se sont surpassés cette année! Si les gagnants n'ont pas encore été dévoilés, voici 15 superbes...

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15 superbes photos soumises au Sony World Photography Awards (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted December 26, 2014 | 3:26 PM

Dans les derniers mois, de multiples photographes ont envoyé leurs clichés au Sony World Photography Awards dans l'espoir de faire connaître leur travail.

Que ce soit des amateurs ou des professionnels, les photographes se sont surpassés cette année! Si les gagnants n'ont pas encore été dévoilés, voici 15 superbes...

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15 More Gorgeous Entries In This Year's World Photography Awards

(21) Comments | Posted December 26, 2014 | 11:42 AM

For the past several months, photographers around the world have been submitting works to the annual Sony World Photography Awards, a competition that attracts amateur and professional image makers from nearly every corner of the globe vying for online prestige.

As we've outlined before, photographers compete across...

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A Love Letter To Louise Bourgeois, A Feminist Icon Whether She Likes It Or Not

(0) Comments | Posted December 25, 2014 | 10:31 AM

In honor of Louise Bourgeois' birthday, we are revisiting an article we published earlier this year.

Louis Bourgeois is a feminist art icon, even if she -- in some mythical afterlife populated by giant spiders and contorted, alien figures -- would hate the label. When she was alive,...

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50 Years Of 'The Nutcracker' Ballet, In Stunning Photos

(10) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 10:43 AM

"The Nutcracker" might be a family favorite today, but back in the 1890s, the uber-famous ballet was a critical flop.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky premiered his now internationally beloved ballet "The Nutcracker" in 1892. Choreographed by Marius Petipa and his assistant Lev Ivanov, audiences in St. Petersburg were not particularly taken...

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Understanding Modern Art Is Really This Easy

(18) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 10:43 AM

Say it with us:

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눈 내린 풍경을 담은 최고의 아트 19

(1) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 3:03 PM

눈이 내리기 시작했다.


모두의 관심은 화이트 크리스마스가 올 확률이 얼마나 되느냐일 것이다.


눈이 내리지 않더라도 너무 걱정은 마시라. 우리에게는 뭉크로부터 칸딘스키에 이르기까지, 눈 내린 풍경을 담은 아름다운 역사적 미술작품들은 언제든지 감상할 수 있으니까 말이다.


허핑턴포스트가 선정한 아래 작품 중 가장 마음에...

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This Is The Magical Process Behind Making A Ballet Tutu

(4) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 10:40 PM

A tutu is a magical piece of clothing that transforms ballerinas into black swans and sleeping beauties. So it's fitting that the process of making the ruffled skirts is just as sensationally beautiful as the final product.

LA Weekly recently profiled a tutu seamstress by the name...

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19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

(12) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 10:39 PM

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.

But...

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39 Of The Country's Greatest Dancers Explain Why They Dance

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 10:39 AM

"To dance is to be out of yourself," Agnes de Mille famously proclaimed. "Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking." Although the iconic 20th century dancer and choreographer makes it look easy, it can be difficult to...

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A Different Kind Of Nude Portrait Makes A Powerful Statement About Privacy (NSFW)

(18) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 10:23 AM

Warning: This post includes quite a few portraits of full frontal male nudity. Prepare yourself before reading on.

Imagine walking into a darkened room filled with half a dozen full-length, mirror-size portraits staring back at you. Glowing with the help of light boxes, these portraits depict nude men hoisting cameras...

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Monumental Portraits Of Ancient Trees Reveal Some Of Earth's Oldest Living Wonders

(18) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 9:02 AM

To the non-phytomaniac, the word "baobab" might as well refer to a rare breed of primates or a minuscule kind of bacteria living on the edges of eyelashes. But, for those well versed in the world of ancient trees, the term rather distinctly points to a special genus of plant...

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9 Things You Didn't Know About The Artist Wassily Kandinsky

(6) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 11:53 AM

Today is the birthday of Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky, a man whose abstract art made history in the 20th century and whose name continues to stump English speakers long after his death. The beloved painter and printmaker -- celebrated with a Google Doodle today -- would be blowing the candles...

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19 Free Art Museums You Should Visit Over The Holidays

(31) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 9:36 AM

“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage," Lyndon B. Johnson famously proclaimed, while signing into existence the National Endowment for the Arts. "For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation."

Art...

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This Is The Beautiful Result Of Shocking Polaroids With 15,000 Volts

(5) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 9:36 AM

Once upon a time, a Brooklyn-based artist named Phillip Stearns stumbled upon a collection of instant color Fujifilm. Sadly, without the requisite camera, he couldn't produce the spur-of-the-moment, four-by-five gems Polaroid fans love. Instead, he decided to just shock the hell out of the film, with around 15,000...

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15 fotografías que te abrirán los ojos a las maravillas del mundo

(1) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 10:40 AM

La temporada de los Sony World Photography Awards está en marcha. El famoso concurso, abierto tanto para aficionados como para profesionales, invita a cualquiera con una cámara y buen ojo a apreciar las maravillas naturales y artificiales del mundo y a enviar su mejor imagen. El certamen comenzó...

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세상이 경이로움으로 가득하다는 걸 증명하는 15장의 사진

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 4:35 PM

세계적인 사진 대회 '2015 소니 월드 포토그래피 어워드'가 한창 진행 중이다. 자연물, 인공물 할 것 없이 세계 곳곳의 훌륭한 장면을 포착했다면 아마추어든 프로든 누구나 참가할 수 있다. 2007년에 시작한 이 대회에는 현재까지 세계 곳곳에서 70만 장의 사진이 출품됐다. 올해도 루마니아, 뉴질랜드, 인도네시아, 포르투갈, 미국, 네덜란드 등 여러 국가의...

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15 faszinierende Bilder, die Ihnen die Augen öffnen werden für die Wunder dieser Welt

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 12:22 PM

Die Sony World Photography Awards sind bereits in vollem Gange. Der Wettbewerb ist bekannt dafür, sowohl Amateur- als auch professionellen Fotografen offen zu stehen. Jeder, der eine Kamera und ein Auge für die natürlichen und menschengemachten Wunder der Welt besitzt, darf seine besten und außergewöhnlichsten Exemplare zeitgenössischer Fotokunst...

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'Comic Papyrus' Is Basically Your Biggest Typographic Nightmare Come True

(25) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 11:44 AM

What's the most hated font in the world?

Most of you would probably answer: Comic Sans. A fair guess, given the sheer amount of CS-hating that exists online. (See here, here, here and here. And that's just on The Huffington Post...

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Meet Corita Kent, The Nun From Iowa Who Brought Faith To Contemporary Art

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 9:11 AM

American artist Corita Kent -- a celebrated designer, teacher, activist and feminist -- wore many hats. She also occasionally wore a habit. That's because the contemporary art heroine, born in Iowa and brought to fame in Los Angeles and Boston, was also known as Sister Mary Corita Kent....

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