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Art Exhibits

Rachel Wilkins, Arts Crusader: "When Words Fail, Art Speaks."

Laurie Nadel | Posted 01.24.2017 | Women
Laurie Nadel

"Dictators are threatened by artists. That makes them extremely vulnerable now," says Rachel Wilkins, the visionary founder and CEO of Conception Arts...

Is Your Hoarding Habit A Work Of Art?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.26.2016 | Arts

If 2015 was the year of less, inspired by Marie Kondo’s life-changing tidiness phenomenon, 2016 is the year that the unabashedly cluttery, the pile-...

Chicago-Based Artists and Musicians Work Together to Benefit Mental Health Resources

Lauren Rabin | Posted 04.07.2017 | Chicago
Lauren Rabin

On April 28th, Chicago's artists, musicians, and businesses are coming together for one event at Restock Shop in Wicker Park to benefit mental health resources in underfunded neighborhoods.

Q: Tarantino-Inspired Works by Shaine Schroeder

John Gascot | Posted 11.20.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

Ask me to describe film director and writer Quentin Tarantino in a single word and I'll pass. It's an impossible task. His films crashed their way into our cinematic psyche like a bloody bowling ball through pins of cookie-cutter movie formulas.

A Hidden Gem In Indianapolis, Indiana: The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.22.2016 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I'm a big museum person and was delighted to hear that there was a museum dedicated to Native Americans - their culture and art - on the western edge of downtown Indianapolis, in White River State Park.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

Flourishing Aboriginal Art

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Recently I traveled up through the Northern Territory near Darwin to a prime site for rock paintings in and around Kakadu National Park. While my visits to expressive rock carvings and paintings were fascinating, I was most interested in seeing the art that is being produced in recent times.

Collecting Art: Philanthropy or Self-Glorification?

Olivier Berggruen | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Olivier Berggruen

The last few years have ushered in a new era in the craze for contemporary art, with prices reaching such dizzying heights that many feel inclined to predict its collapse. Yet, the bubble shows no sign of bursting. Art buying has become the favorite playground of a super-rich elite isolated from the economic realities that shape the lives of most humans.

Judy Fiskin: The Hammer's Summer Blockbuster

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

In keeping with summer being the season for superhero sequels, the Hammer Museum is presenting "Made in L.A. 2014," its second biennial selection of contemporary artists working in Los Angeles.

14 of the Most Anticipated Museum Shows of 2014

MutualArt | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts

As the memories of our favorite exhibitions from 2013 wane, 2014 promises a slew of exciting museum shows opening around the world.

Big Doings in Van Gogh's Beloved Brabant

Christian Josi | Posted 03.22.2014 | Arts
Christian Josi

It is a happy problem for enthusiasts like me that there are so many possibilities to walk in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh today, nearly 125 years after the artists' death.

Opening Day Art Basel Miami Beach: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

There's a lot of art, which isn't to say it is all good, and there are a lot of art dealers trying to sell their wares. Here are some tips for navigating the fair.

His Photos May Just Change Your Life

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Victor M. Feraru

The images that twenty-one year old Kyle Thompson creates are hard to get out of your head. His photographs are real life depictions of scenes played out in his imagination.

Museum Hop in San Francisco -- for Free!

Paul Iorio | Posted 11.10.2013 | San Francisco
Paul Iorio

The secret to seeing world-class museums in San Francisco for free is to visit them on the first Tuesday of the month, when they don't charge admission. One can save around 70 bucks checking out some of the smartest art collections in the U.S.

Dutch Treat: Breakout Artist Levi Van Veluw on 'The Collapse of Cohesion' and 'Origin of the Beginning'

Christian Josi | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts
Christian Josi

Dutch artist Levi van Veluw, an award-winning, multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in the Netherlands, burst onto the scene in 2006 at the ripe old age of 21. Although fresh out of school, it didn't take long for Van Veluw's portrait series to gain international attention.

James Turrell's Light Art Installation Opens in Las Vegas

Julie Baumgardner | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
Julie Baumgardner

In a bait 'n switch as every mastermind has been known to do, Turrell has undertaken a project almost anathema to the earth-connected, sensory-perception art that he's invented.

Must-See Summer Art Exhibits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

The sun is out, the weather is warm and the blockbuster art exhibits are upon us. Yes, dear readers, we're on the cusp of summer and we couldn't be ha...

When Shredded Vuitton Bags Became Art: Jordan Doner's 'Luxury Explosions' Exhibit

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Zandile Blay

The New York-based artist is debuting his new work, Amazon nesting and his popular work, Luxury Explosions, which debuted at Art Basel in 2009.

'Vincent is Back' at the Kröller-Müller: Famed Museum Well Prepared for the Master's 160th Birthday

Christian Josi | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Christian Josi

This Saturday is a big day for Vincent Van Gogh geeks like me. This day is the 160th anniversary of the birth of our beloved hero. But what to do when the world's largest collection of works by Van Gogh is unavailable until early May while the building undergoes extensive renovations?

10 Must-See Art Exhibits This Month

Posted 03.03.2013 | Arts

March is here, which means the last month of winter is finally coming to a close and art admirers everywhere are slowly venturing out of their seasona...

A Decade Of Mark Rothko

Posted 12.14.2012 | Arts

Before he surrendered himself to the radiant rectangle -- the shape that would come to symbolize his best-known works -- Mark Rothko had a figurative,...

Bob Dylan Plays Artist At Madison Avenue Gallery

Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

If you didn't know Bob Dylan's art exhibit opened this week at Gagosian Gallery in New York City, you're not alone. The Freewheelin' musician seems to...

An Exquisite Journey Through The Mundane

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.23.2012 | Arts

When it comes to mundane materials, there is perhaps no artist alive today who can unearth the poetic beauty of found items like Gabriel Orozco. In a ...

LOOK: NYC Exhibit Takes Intimate Look At Gay Russian Asylum Seekers

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"The models' nakedness is a powerful visual statement imbued with symbolism. They are not nude but naked, for they had courage to shed the many layers...

Passengers Go Topless For This Taxi Driver...Art?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

We've always heard that Berlin is a bastion of liberalism, but a new exhibit at the city's Galeria Casablanca has us aghast at just how open-minded so...