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Everyone's Favorite Children's Book Becomes An Art Exhibit

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Antoine de Saint-Exupery crafted "The Little Prince" in New York City, mentioning Rockefeller Center and Long Island in one draft of...

How Left-Wing Politics Changed The Way We Make Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.07.2014 | Arts

Progressive ideas associated with the underground, the anti-establishment and the alternative have long wound their way into the canvases of the world...

Dreamy Paintings Capture The Dark Realities Of Climate Change

Posted 12.16.2013 | Arts

Stare between the frames of Jake Longstreth's ethereal landscapes, and your mind is torn between a feeling of delicate tranquility and a sense of cloy...

Beautiful Handmade Holiday Cards From Your Favorite 20th Century Artists

Posted 12.12.2013 | Arts

Even your favorite 20th century artists have a soft spot for the winter holiday season. Alexander Calder, Robert Indiana, Philip Guston -- they were a...

Russian Mafia Tombstones Are Just As Outrageous As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The 1990s was a decade of excess for Russia, as a select group of citizens close to the government enjoyed the spoils of a newly privatized economic s...

Behold, All Of Frida Kahlo's Paintings... Copied By Anonymous Chinese Artists

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

"This is the only exhibition worldwide where Frida Kahlo’s paintings can be seen in one place. Some paintings, especially from Kahlo’s early years...

Everything A Feminist Needs To Know About Quilting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts

Quilting is a craft we usually associate with the American collective. Unless you have a mother, grandmother or other distant female relative who mast...

Happy Birthday, Rene Magritte!

Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte. Born on this day 115 years ago, the clever painter pulled off bowler hats and painterly dec...

Wayne Thiebaud: Memory Mountains

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Veteran artist Wayne Thiebaud -- who will turn 93 on November 15th -- isn't slowing down a bit. His current one-man show at the Paul Thiebaud Gallery, Memory Mountains, consists of 31 paintings and 17 works on paper and fills both floors of the gallery.

Portraits Of Disgraced Billionaires Reveal The Shady Side Of White Collar Crimes

Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

Martha Stewart, Bernie Madoff, Jack Abramoff... what do all these names have in common? They're disgraced billionaires, of course. They've all dabbled...

Kelly Detweiler at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

John Seed | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Kelly Detweiler -- a painter whose work is on view at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts in Davis, CA -- has invented a wide-eyed cast of characters to inhabit his loving yet sardonic paintings.

Inside A Growing Subculture Where Costumes Are A Way Of Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

The world of cosplay -- "costume play," for the uninitiated -- is as nebulous as it is distinct. The concept is easy enough to understand: humans dres...

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar...

Susan Michals | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Michals

An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar is an amalgamation of not only Dennis' wit, but but of his superior, hyper-realist eye. 'I think all of the paintings in this exhibition are Marc's strongest to date.'

NCCA Kronstadt: Documents From a Russian Residency

j.frede | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Like many of my contemporaries in Los Angeles, I work across multiple disciplines that allow for attention to be directed toward my investigations rather than restricted by a commitment to a single medium. Working in this way allows for opportunity to explore.

Behold, The First Art Exhibit On Yoga

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Yoga is moving from the studio mat to the museum gallery. The Smithsonian Institution has organized what curators b...

In Conversation With Kathy Goodell

Liz Insogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Liz Insogna

It's as if you're confronting yourself every time, but a self well aware of their major and minor arcana -- ones intertwined in the forces of free will and fate and the natural abyss that occurs at the crossroads

20 Years Later, 'Ghost Paintings' Finally Go On View

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

If you stare at David Salle's "Ghost Paintings" for long enough, you might spot the delicate outline of a woman's body writhing under a bed sheet. The...

12 Flying Houses That We Want To Live In. Right. Now.

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a whimsically styled two-story home floating haphazardly through the sky! This surreal domestic scene comes cou...

12 Raw Photos Capture A Mother's Experience Raising Twins (NSFW)

Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

It's not surprising that after photographer Elinor Carucci gave birth to twins, she decided to document her experience as a new mother with a photo di...

Want To Catch A Glimpse Of A Flying Monkey?

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

ROCKLAND, Maine -- ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Far from Kansas, far from any yellow brick road and all the way to Maine, fans of "The Wizard of Oz" can c...

Amidst The Shutdown, Van Gogh Exhibit Shines In D.C.

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 10.11.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Vincent van Gogh's various versions of some of his well-known paintings are featured in the first major exhibit of h...

10 Black Performance Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

From Carrie Mae Weems to Jayson Musson, the evolution of black performance art has been complex, oscillating between dramatic happenings and extension...

Doug Aitken's Train of Flame

Dean Kuipers | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

It is a generative sculpture. The long strips of LED lights fixed to the side of the train are not pre-programmed, but are triggered by sensors on the train that measure light, temperature, sound and speed and are constantly remixing live.

Face to Face: Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Although I am used to looking at contemporary art -- which often broadcasts its messages with great immediacy -- I found myself slowing down and scanning the 15-century works on view in their entirety, hoping for more subtle moments.

Sex And Pleasure In Traditional Japanese Art (NSFW)

Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

One of the most unabashedly erotic images to ever grace the pages of an art history book came from the woodblock of iconic Japanese artist Katsushika ...