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The Metropolitan Museum Takes a Big Step With The Met Breuer

MutualArt | Posted 03.18.2017 | Arts
MutualArt

The Met Breuer. Photo: Ed Lederman. The Met Breuer: Bridging the Gap Between Historic and Contemporary Art It takes about nine minutes and nine secon...

Whatever Happened to the Late Great Folk Artist Superstar and Cultural Hero Howard Finster?

Norman Girardot | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts
Norman Girardot

Howard Finster Contemplates his Mortality. C. early 1990s. Photo: Ricardo Viera This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the most...

Photo Copyright: Oscar Wilde, Richard Prince, and Your Instagram Content

Kim Farbota | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts
Kim Farbota

Foundations: Oscar Wilde and the Origins of Photo Copyright In 1882 a 27-year-old Oscar Wilde arrived in New York City. Wilde's best-known works, The...

The Road to Montauk -- History in the Making

Jacqueline Hadel | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel
Jacqueline Hadel

A quick one-and-a-half-hour road trip on Long Island takes you on a journey through New York history. I highly recommend this trip in the summer time (when these places are officially open) for the city folks and tourists who are looking for a road trip that promises lots of open space and fresh air.

In L. A., a Wright House at Auction

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.11.2017 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

A house with a one-of-a-kind pedigree will soon hit the auction block in Los Angeles. Built in 1939 -- the same year as Fallingwater -- it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, its construction supervised by a young John Lautner.

Woman Buys A Box Of Junk, Finds An Original Andy Warhol Inside

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.05.2016 | Arts

What is art? What is junk? Will we ever know for certain? These eternal questions proved all the more impenetrable when, as The New York Post reported...

Robert Berman Gallery Takes Us Back in Time to Recreate a Legendary Art Party!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.13.2017 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Take a step back in time to 1963... ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY recreates a legendary art event...the long awaited retrospective of the conceptual artist Ma...

Changing: Picasso, Warhol, Dylan, and Bowie

David Galenson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Arts
David Galenson

Noting the roots of David Bowie's last album in jazz, Nate Chinen of the New York Times described Bowie as "an elusive rock star whose music has been as famously changeable as his image."

'The Nutcracker' in New York City

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 01.04.2017 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

For many, The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition, ushering in the season with growing trees, toy-sized battles, and sugarplum fairies tottering from one pointe shoe to the other.

My Transgender Life: Superstar

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 12.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

It was important to see Holly and the Warhol culture of Superstars, even if I had no idea how or if it related to my very own life.

rans Warhol Superstar And Inspiration For 'Walk On The Wild Side' Dies At 69

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Holly Woodlawn, transgender actress, star of the 1970s underground film scene and notable Andy Warhol Superstar, died on Sunday night in Los Angeles a...

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Paul Solberg on Photographing Ai Weiwei, World Travels, Social Media, and His New Book

Sissi Johnson | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
Sissi Johnson

Nomadic photographer Paul Solberg gives us a walk down memory lane and a glimpse of the future. An avid traveler, Solberg is a native of Minnesota and New York transplant whose artwork resides in such collections as the Elton John Photography Collection.

Santa Monica Auctions Offers Rare Works at Exceptional Prices, Sunday November 15, 2015!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

"Auctions are the most democratic way for people to buy art," said Robert Berman, owner of SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, who is gearing up for his next aucti...

Behold! Some Of The Greatest Cat Art Ever, In Honor Of National Cat Day

Susan Michals | Posted 10.29.2016 | Arts
Susan Michals

("Cat on a Clothes Line," by Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Fondation Beyeler) People are finally coming around to what we -- the cat afficionado -- alrea...

Paris Contemporary Art Center Palais de Tokyo Reopens With "La Vie Magnifique"

MutualArt | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

One exhibition shines as an example of how personal relationships and art can influence each other in surprising and beautiful ways. An exhibition that is at once a retrospective, a work of art in its own right, and a "declaration of love," "I Love John Giorno" is curated, produced and expressed by Ugo Rondinone.

Bill Murray Got Taken Down A Peg By Andy Warhol At The Best Party He Ever Crashed

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.26.2015 | Entertainment

In his Reddit AMA on Wednesday, longtime Hollywood insider Bill Murray shared some stories about the role that got away (in Peter Weir's "The Year of ...

Prague Rockers in New York City: Lorraine Leckie & Pavel Cingl

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.16.2016 | New York
Tom Semioli

One day at an informal jam session, a fellow musician requested that Pavel put away the guitar and riff on his violin instead. And the rest, as they say, is history, including Pavel's stint with the popular Czech band Nahlas with Ivan Hlas.

The Broad's Veiled Gift to LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Everything about visiting The Broad, the new museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles that Eli and Edythe Broad built to house their contemporary art collection, is better than expected, better than a drive-by of the exterior leads you to believe.

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

With A Polaroid Camera, Andy Warhol Was 'The Original Instagrammer'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

The impulse to share our daily experiences on social media, to follow our friends' vacations and musical festival excursions and happy hour sunsets, i...

The Story of Jonas Mekas

Louisiana Channel | Posted 08.17.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

We had the unique pleasure of meeting the great avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas, who never goes anywhere without his camera. Mekas here shares his f...

When Art Likes You Back

John Seed | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Liking and appreciating works of art involves a give and take, and the idea of a idea of a private conversation in which a work of art responds by deepening its meanings and offering more profound pleasures is apt and beautiful. It is precisely this kind of conversation that wakes up our taste for art, which involves a kind of deep affinity or even passion.

Andy Warhol Likes McDonald's And We Know Because We Spoke To Him, Kinda

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts

In the fall of 2014, a group of visual artists called Schnellebuntebilder joined conceptual artist Leif Elggren to converse with the spirit of Andy Wa...

How To Be More Like Andy Warhol, According To Andy Warhol

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts

"I never think that people die," the late Andy Warhol once said. "They just go to department stores." So today, on this most holiest of birthdays (wha...