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Art Basel and the Next Generation of Art Fairs

Troy Osinoff | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Troy Osinoff

In the balmy summer of 2013, Jay Z performed his song "Picasso Baby" at Pace Gallery for over six hours in a performance inspired by Marina Abramovic'...

Dream-Like Artworks Bring Humans And Nature Together In Rural Japan

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

A window frame stands on the side of a hill, framing the lush valley below as its thin white curtains dance in the wind. A tiny house covered in circu...

Chalk One Up for Sidewalk Art in Florida

Visit Florida | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Visit Florida

Artists spend two or three days, on hands and knees, meticulously creating elaborately detailed chalk and pastel paintings on an asphalt or concrete canvas -- only to have it washed away after they're done.

Chalk Painting Festival Brings Out the Best in Lake Worth

Tom Falco | Posted 04.24.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

We enjoyed all the artwork which would be gone in the next day or so. The streets are open again to traffic at 7 pm on Sunday night and within a day or so, this chalk art will be gone. Truly ephemeral.

Sensorium 2014: In Search of a 'Gathering of Poets'

Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi | Posted 02.03.2015 | Arts
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Currently in India there are so many arts and literary festivals, the joke goes, that they outnumber the participants. But the bestselling historian William Dalrymple advanced an important belief to me in Goa. He referenced the almost timeless kavi sammelans -- a gathering of poets -- where one bard recited his work and another, responded to it, often on the spot entirely.

Art Shows to See in the US Before The Year Ends

Leora Novick | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Leora Novick

As the leaves begin to change and weekends are no longer reserved for beach trips, it's time to start editing not just your fall wardrobe, but your recreational activities as well.

Conceptual Collaborator's Build Palaces

Isa Freeling | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

After an exhausting day of walking and looking, ready to return to the other side of Brooklyn without much inspiration, I trundled over to one more building appropriated for art for this occasion, where I saw a new installation by Pia Coronel and G. Romero called "Palaces."

Cantoni Crescenti's Interactive Installation 'Melt' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

In the visual arts section, the Brazilian collaborative duo cantoni crescenti present Melt, a 70 meter long interactive installation that reacts to the movement of the visitors through its kinetic surface.

Send Us Your Photos From Burning Man!

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

As this year's Black Rock City burners make their way out of the desert, the rest of us are still waiting anxiously for the first few snapshots of Bur...

Drone's Eye Gives Awesome View Of Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Burning Man has just ended and surreal images are beginning to emerge, revealing the magic that took place on the playa this year. Check out this dron...

Whoa Man, A Spaceship Exploded At Burning Man

Posted 09.06.2013 | Arts

Photos from the week-long utopian art festival known as Burning Man are starting to emerge, giving us regulars a glimpse of radical burner life. So fa...

Montreal Celebrates Street Art

ARTINFO | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts

Last month a slate of 20 international and Canadian street artists descended on Montreal's Boulevard Saint-Laurent for the inaugural edition of the MU...


Tracey Conyer Lee | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Tracey Conyer Lee

Had I seen the best work of my life? No. Did I see a way to get rich by participating? Not at all. Whatever the risk, whatever the benefit, all I knew is that the Fire This Time festival was a place for me.

Are Art Galleries the Labor Unions of the Art World?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

An art gallery functions much the same way that a labor union functions. Both of them seek the best price and conditions for labor. One negotiates with management for a group of workers, the other negotiates with collectors for a select group of artists.

St. Petersburg's First Public Art Festival Kicks Off Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

St. Petersburg is one of the most famous art havens in the world, known for its 200+ museums filled with artists like Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, and Kan...

What Kind of Costume Should I Wear at Burning Man?

Quora | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jack Stahl, Burning Man Lover First of all, in the words of Randal Truong, "chicks dig n00bs." That...

What Facts About Burning Man Do Virgin Burners Not Believe Until They Go?

Quora | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Ben Newman, Burner Since 2009 That the dust will find its way into everything.That your parents and...

Should I Attend Burning Man if I've Never Been, but I Have Access to a Free Ticket, Though I'd Have to go Alone?

Quora | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Leo Sauermann, Founder of, Lover of Burning Man Did the photos of the previous eve...

What Do You Regret Doing or Not Doing at Burning Man?

Quora | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Daniel Super, Lead Game Programmer, Atheist, Burner As a quick note to begin, Burning Man 2012 will ...

Giant International Arts Festival Comes To New Haven

Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts

New Haven's International Festival For Arts and Ideas kicks off today, beginning a two week celebration of our greatest achievements. Combining art, s...

Nuit Blanche Is The Wildest Night Of The Year

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

Are you ready to stay up all night? For one night only, February 25, the city of Montreal turns into a living gallery, performance space and carnival....

WATCH: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Kicks Off

Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

The worlds largest art festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (The Fringe) kicked off today in Scotland, and as usual, theater lovers are everywhere....

PHOTOS: A Milwaukee Ave Arts Festival Preview

| Lauren Drell | Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival kicks off this weekend in Logan Square, and will be unlike other neighborhood festivals you have attended so far th...

WATCH: Giant Circus-Themed Sand Sculptures

Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

In Latvia, 16 artists used 500 tons of sand to create beautiful sand sculptures around a circus theme. This is the fifth year that the festival has ta...

Art Parcours 2011: Historic Beauty Meets Contemporary Art

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art The highly successful Art Parcours program returns for its second edition at Art Basel 42 from June 15-19, inviting viewers to disco...