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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 ...

From Happy Rocks to Bloody Heads -- Llyn Foulkes at UNLV

JK Russ | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

The first Llyn Foulkes' work I saw was one of the "blood head" works and it left a lasting impression. As I discovered more of his work, I could see that it is often dark, yet humorous, and he certainly doesn't shy away from contentious issues.

Yes, This Is Actually A Sculpture

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Rolls of fat, bulbous bald heads, clumsy nude figures. These are the images Chinese artist Mu Boyan chooses to depict. The sculptor molds impr...

1960s Transgender Icon Given New Life Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts

Born in 1935, April Ashley was a successful model by the time she turned 26, gracing the pages of magazines like Vogue in nothing but her underwear. B...

LOOK: The Biggest Viking Ship Ever Found Is 1,000 Years Old

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts

LONDON — The biggest Viking ship ever found is coming to London as part of a major exhibition that aims to expand the popular image of the Scand...

Kim Gordon Painted Famous Tweets And Here Are The Results

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

Kim Gordon released her new album with free noise guitarist Bill Nace, giving Sonic Youth fans and Gordon's own disciples a hefty dose of her new coll...

Susie MacMurray: Notes on the Threatening Quality of Beauty

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Artist Susie MacMurray consorts with the dangerous quality of beauty, that threatening edge between the sublime and the sinister. She understands exactly how, and exactly where, tension can form an unexpected harmony.

10 Images Of Homoeroticism From 100 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.20.2013 | Arts

The pages of art history books are filled with images of the female nude, a trope that occupies the frames of masterpieces by Edouard Manet, Gustav Kl...

14 Hilarious Beach Images To Keep You Warm This Fall

Posted 09.20.2013 | Arts

This weekend marks the beginning of Fall, paving the way for the cool crisp air and orange leaves that make the days after the Autumnal Equinox so gra...

Vladimir Lenin Gets A Leo DiCaprio Makeover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.19.2013 | Arts

The Propeller Group, a trio of multimedia artists based in Ho Chi Minh City and Los Angeles, first caught our attention with their tongue-in-cheek vid...

Prairie Theology: Jonathan Soard at the Swope Art Museum

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

We in the West are inheritors of a compelling idea: There is a world of matter and looming over it, a world of spirit. I am reminded of this motif when considering the work of painter Jonathan Soard's exhibit Between Heaven and Earth: Inspirations.

Iranian Artist Talks Revolutions, Secret Police And The Vietnam War

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Taymour Grahne, the accomplished blogger and art collector credited with shining a spotlight on some of the Middle East's best artists, is finally ope...

500 Years Of Being Absolutely Obsessed With Witches

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

Before vampires swooped into popular culture and satiated our appetite for sexualized supernatural characters, there was a time when witches, witchcra...

How One Artist Learned To Lose Control

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Bosco Sodi is an artist who likes to lose control. Born in Mexico City in 1970, he's famous for his raw, cracked, and chemically eroded paintings, the...

Exhibit Looks At The Life Of Hollywood's Beloved Princess

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The world thinks of Grace Kelly as a fashion icon, movie star, princess, wife and mother, but in Philadelphia she's first and foremost...

LOOK: 'Breaking Bad' Exhibit Heads To A NYC Museum

ARTINFO | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Much has been written about the transformation of Emmy-award winning actor Bryan Cranston's tormented character Walter White from the hit show "Breaki...

Erotic Art's Japanese Roots

Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

If you've ever wanted to get into the sexual mindset of a 17th century Japanese artist, it's time to head to Hong Kong and feast your eyes upon a deli...

One Giant Diamond Goes On View In NYC

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A rare 19th century 55-carat diamond has gone on temporary view at New York's American Museum of Natural History. The Kimberley Diamond g...

LOOK: Artist Spends 17 Days In A Box

Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts

What would you do if you were trapped inside a dark box for 17 days straight? The answer for Gosia Wlodarczak would be to draw, as evidenced by he...

Wangechi Mutu Slices Up Reality

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts

"I juxtapose and slice up reality and fiction quite easily," explained Kenya-born artist Wangechi Mutu in an interview with the Art Newspaper. "I’m ...

What Hitler Looked Like When He Was A Kid?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts

Recognize the dashing young man in this portrait, painted with the faintest hint of a toothbrush moustache? The child in question is none oth...

Émigré Photographers Of The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

"Black and white are the colors of photography," Robert Frank once famously said. "To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which ...

STARE DOWN

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

By David Rosenberg Photographer Traer Scott spent most of the summer before she turned 10 hanging out in the North Carolina Museum of Natura...