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Art Exhibitions

Barbara Hammer At The Tate Modern

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Barbara Hammer is an experimental filmmaker and is perhaps best known for her early work, which constitutes some of the first lesbian-made films (see:...

How to Run Away: Alec Soth on What He Learned From His New Series of Hermit Portraits

ARTINFO | Posted 04.18.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

A visitor to Alec Soth's inscrutable new exhibition at Sean Kelly gallery, called "Broken Manual," might find themselves feeling a bit lost. The photo...

Graceful, Ephemeral and Opulent: The Art of Susie MacMurray

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 04.18.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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New Springsteen Exhibit Opens On Friday

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA — It's like the promised land for Bruce Springsteen fans at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The Boss' guitars, h...

In Wonderland: A Journey Through The Fantastical World Of Women Surrealist Artists

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 04.08.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Co-organized by LACMA and the Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City, In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States is the first large-scale  international survey of women surrealist artists in North America.

Yüksel Arslan's 'Artures' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Kunsthalle Zurich is now presenting for the first time a selection of over 200 works since 1959 outside of Turkey. The exhibition has its focus on Arslan's Artures, works on paper using a unique technique with special paints.

California Dreaming...

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Haiku Reviews: Hypnotic Bach and iPads In Concert

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are regular features where we invite critics to review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tr...

Star-Studded Portraits

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

The portrait (up there with landscapes, nudes and religious icons) is one of the great themes enduring throughout art history. For centuries artists h...

Fleshy Chairs, Squiggles And Colorful Candy

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

A new exhibition gives color, so often viewed as part of an artwork's style, a chance to be treated as its substance. 'Figuring Color' explores the ma...

Haiku Reviews: From Harvey Milk To Erotic Vintage Postcards

Posted 01.20.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are regular features where we invite critics to review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tr...

After Hats comes Staging Fashion at the Bard Graduate Center

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Beginning in the late nineteenth century, actresses became key figures in the international cult of celebrity that flourished in the context of a nasc...

Girls Gone Wild! Nazif Topcuoglo's Photos of Women On The Verge

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Turkish photographer Nazif Topcuoglu is known for his highly stylized shots of young women. Some of his photos are macabre, some are nostalgic, but al...

Art In The Shadow of Culture Wars

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

In the beginning of The Miracle of the Rose, Jean Genet writes, "A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in...

Maurizio Anzeri: MakeUp Art or Embroidered Portraits

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Oversized Flower Sculptures Bloom In French Gardens

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

As fall cedes to winter, the Jardins des Tuileries in Paris will be enlivened by Yayoi Kusama's vibrantly colored Flowers That Bloom at Midnight, a series of unique large-scale sculptures.

Azzedine Alaia in the 21st Century

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.10.2012 | Style
Evelyne Politanoff

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Karen Knorr: "India Song," the Panchatantra of the 21st Century

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

2011-12-09-tigerpull2.jpgIn "India Song," each finished photograph is both a mystery and a fable.

"Slowly Seeping Through My Hands:" The Wearable Art of Nikoline Liv Andersen

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.06.2012 | Style
Evelyne Politanoff

Why should we live if we must die? It is one of the questions Danish artist Nikoline Liv Andersen puts us in  this exhibition.

Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou: Egungun Project. A Sumptuous Masquerade

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Shooting with medium format in an outdoor studio, his recent project has focused on the Egungun masqueraders.

On Seeing: Color!

Annie Buckley | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
Annie Buckley

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Romy Schneider: A Tribute to an Unforgettable Actress

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Putting a Price on (Your) Art Takes Some Thought

Daniel Grant | Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Deciding what price to put on artwork is one of the most difficult problems for lesser-known or "emerging" artists, since there is no obvious point of reference.

Cooper and Gorfer: "My Quiet of Gold,"A Journey in Rural Kyrgyzstan

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Cooper & Gorfer consists of the two artists Sarah Cooper (USA, 1974) and Nina Gorfer (Austria, 1979). With their backgrounds in art, architecture,...

Jean-Paul Goude: 'Goudemalion,' A Retrospective

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Working as a photographer, graphic designer, illustrator, and advertising film director since the 1960s, Jean-Paul Goude has had a rich and storied career. From the New York of Andy Warhol and mixed cultures, to famous model and singer Grace Jones, his muse of the 70s-80s, from the spectacular Bicentennial Parade in Paris in 1989 to ads for Kodak and Chanel, Goude has been one of the greatest contemporary imaginations and seminal tastemakers for over four decades.