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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...

Why My Conservative Christian Dad Bought This Photo of Muslims Praying

JB Reed | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
JB Reed

While my dad doesn't fear Muslims, I did assume that he misunderstood Islam. So I was pleasantly surprised when I saw that he'd ordered Espen Rasmussen's print from the earthquake in Pakistan.

You'll Never Guess This Artist

Royal Oak Patch | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Gallery U will host a display of the work of Konstantinov, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a crash 14 years ago....

PARIS PICKS: What Galleries at FIAC Wanted You to See (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

The art market has pulled itself back from the precipice of the 2008 downturn and seems to be robust enough to elevate attendance at FIAC by not only serious collectors but celebs, major artists and a general public willing to wait in long lines in very chilly weather.

Interview With Camilo Alvarez of Samsøn

Julie Chae | Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

Many who love art and enjoy experiencing it at museums, galleries and nonprofit art spaces have little idea that those experiences would not be possible without the efforts and contributions of curators, gallerists, art installers and others working behind the scenes.

PLAN ForYourArt: October 27-November 2

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In celebration of the final weekend of Tim Burton, LACMA will be open extended hours, with parties, performances, and things to do all weekend long.

How Art Dealers Make History

ARTINFO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

Richard Polsky's new book, "The Art Prophets: The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World," which has just come out from Other Press, focuses on people with visionary abilities who, as he puts it, "snatched something out of the wind and conjured up a hurricane that redirected the art scene." In this entertaining book of essays, Polsky has profiled ten of these "prophets" and the movements they helped launch during the last 60 years or so.

Does Giving Birth In A Gallery Count As Art?

BUSHWICK DAILY | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

Bushwick's Microscope Gallery will bring an extraordinary real life performance piece opening this Saturday October 8, 2011. Bushwick-based artist Mar...

Art: The Good for You Addiction

Jen Bekman | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jen Bekman

Decisions about buying art are complicated; people are emotional, sensitive and often uptight when it comes to figuring this stuff out, and let's face it, most galleries are not staffed with people who are eager to leap to your assistance.

Toronto: So Much More Than The International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Come to Toronto for the films, but stay for the sites, restaurants, culture, people and an unforgettable vacation.

PHOTOS: The Inner Eye, Leprechauns and Assemblage: Haiku Reviews

Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Haiku Reviews: Abstraction, Walter Pater and QR Codes

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

PHOTOS: Minimalism & The Apocalypse: Haiku Reviews:

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Graffiti Parks May Be the Answer

John M. Eger | Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

The graffiti problem isn't unique to LA. Most cities see this as a growing epidemic. But "artistic expression" is real, and in what is fast becoming a "creative and innovation economy" could be a good thing for cities across America.

Contemporary Art For The Masses

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.19.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Launched just a month ago, Whisper Gallery is Jamie Wood's new project. Located in Central London, Whisper - little sister to is the already establish...

De Niro Gallerist Gets Jail Time

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — An art gallery director convicted of selling works without telling their owners was sentenced Tuesday to four months of weekends in j...

MFA: Is It Necessary? -- The Debate

Jane Chafin | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

A degree is not something I look for when selecting artists for Offramp Gallery. The bottom line is always the work. I look for work that's honest, creative, original, skillfully executed and intensely visual.

PHOTOS: Feminist Photography And The 'Glass Ceiling'

Posted 09.08.2011 | Arts

Jill Greenberg's new show "Glass Ceiling" at Clamp Art NYC is her fifth at the gallery and represents a continuation of her interests in portraiture, ...

Milan's Most Eclectic Destination For Art & Design

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke recently visited the most favoured address of Milan's dedicated design followers. Spazio Rossana Orla...

Atomic Art: Nuclear Bunker Turned Into Gallery

Posted 08.21.2011 | Arts

Located about 40 miles south of Sarajevo, a bunker that was built during the Cold War to protect the then president of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, ha...

Reflecting On Art Basel 42

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

As Art Basel 42 winded to a close, I found myself, no longer a wide-eyed rookie overwhelmed by the frenetic pace, puzzled by the events of the past ...

PHOTOS: Haiku Reviews: Mythology, Twinkies and Iraq

Posted 08.09.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

Fake Art Dealer Gets Nine Years In Prison

Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

A Northbrook art dealer who played a crucial role in a multi-million dollar, international fake art ring was sentenced last week to nine years in pris...

In Memory of Gallerist Hermann Bachofner

Mat Gleason | Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Hermann Bachofner brought to America his native Swiss love of precision that translated well to the path he chose.

PHOTOS: Artistic Explorations Of Space

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

The show "Pursuing a Calculated Distance" with works by Seth Curcio, Bradley Hyppa, and Benjamin Meyer is an exploration of visual perception and the...