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The Stripped-Down History Of Underwear, From Whalebone Girdles To Spanx

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts

They’re hidden in drawers. They’re tucked away at the bottoms of bins. They’re the open secret of the sartorial world: Underthings, those articl...

The Lavish Legacy Of Oscar De La Renta Lives On

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 04.03.2016 | Arts

“The 21st century is the century of the woman,” said Oscar de la Renta in 2010. You can see this declaration manifested throughout his work, and ...

Beauty Undefined: 21 Famous Artists Unite to Remaster Ideal Standards of Beauty

Erica Simone | Posted 03.03.2016 | Arts
Erica Simone

Crystal Vinson Beauty and the female form are ever changing concepts: fluid ideas defined by society and culture. Once upon a time, a full and robus...

This Is Portraiture For The Kardashian Era

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts

What was it to be American in the 1950s? Alive in post-war Germany? Portraiture, more than abstract, people-less canvases, forces us to weigh these qu...

'American Soldier' Photos Expose The Many Faces Of Modern War

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.14.2015 | Arts

What does a soldier look like? Once you reduce the term to a specific type of serviceman or woman -- taking into account the era, the country, the war...

The Nun From Iowa Who Brought Faith To Contemporary Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.04.2015 | Arts

American artist Corita Kent -- a celebrated designer, teacher, activist and feminist -- wore many hats. She also occasionally wore a habit. That's bec...

If Magritte Painted Moby Dick, It Might Have Looked Like This

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts

Sean Landers' newest exhibition "North American Mammals" takes flight from the possibilities embedded in the word "coat." Landers plays with the overl...

This Bizarre, 16th Century Illusion Painter Is Slowly Making A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

Stare into a Giuseppe Arcimboldo painting, and you'll find yourself gazing into a wormhole of bibelots and gimcrackery. Bits of household items mesh w...

Here Is 2,500 Years Worth Of Nudes In Art (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts

There are few themes that connect the centuries and centuries of art history like the nude. Sublime landscapes and posed portraits make their fair sha...

Meet One Of The Real 'Mad Men,' 1950s Ad Artist Mac Conner

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Thanks in large part to Matthew Weiner and his penchant for the 1960s, the glorious graphic design of post-war America has been resurrected. "Mad Men"...

Hyperrealist Paintings Of Food So Sumptuous You Can Taste Them

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

Painting, as a practice, has a long history of capitalizing on the sensual, intimate aspects of people and objects. From a lounging nude figure to a f...

Welcome To The Magical World Of International Stilt-Walkers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts

Welcome to the world of the moko jumbies, the guardians of a stilt-walking tradition that originated in West Africa and migrated to the Caribbean hund...

The Many (Portrait) Faces of Virginia Woolf

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

"A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." Virginia Woolf wrote those memorable words back in the late 1920s, ref...

A Quentin Blake Art Show Is Bringing Your Favorite Children's Books Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts

Once upon a time in 1975, an illustrator with a knack for crooked lines and an author with a penchant for dark humor forged a friendship children's li...

Meet The World's First Woman Graphic Novelist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts

Does the name Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová ring any bells? If you call yourself a lover of literature or graphic novels, it should. She's the mi...

Survey Of Outsider Artists Challenges The Meaning Of 'Black Art'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

It's not often that so-called "outsider artists" get a chance to showcase their artwork on the walls of an established New York gallery, hanging with ...

Artists Create Their Own Earth-Based Embassy To The Moon

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

If there's one thing artists like Leonid Tishkov and Agnes Meyer Brandis have taught us, it's that the art community reserves a special place in its h...

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.

Jennifer Pochinski at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts

John Seed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Jennifer Pochinski is a Sacramento based painter who paints in a big, generous style. Although she is a representational artist, Jennifer works like an Abstract Expressionist, often covering an entire canvas in a single day.

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.

'History and Utopia': Hubert Czerepok at Arsenal Gallery Bialystok, Poland (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts

In this video, Polish artist Hubert Czerepok guides us trough his exhibition History and Utopia, a solo show at Arsenal Gallery in Białystok, Poland....

LOOK: Tony Oursler's Living Sculptures

VernissageTV | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts

Tony Oursler's exhibition agentic iced etcetera at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev, Ukraine, is the first major solo exhibition by the artist in Eastern ...

The Frimousses de Créateurs: "YES FUTUR"!

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Since 2003, the Frimousses de Créateurs action has been symbolizing the extraordinary alliance between fashion, art and humanitarian involvement.

The Painted Word From Hieroglyphics To Braille

Peter Frank | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Peter Frank

One picture, goes the saw, is worth a thousand words. But each word in fact contains several pictures. Writing is as much a pictorial as a literary craft; originating in hieroglyphs, written words emerged as stylized depictions of the things they connoted, and the traces of those depictions have persisted even in our phoneme-based alphabets.