We are enslaved to systems that don't have our best interests at heart, in order to fulfill a basic human need: communication. We need to seriously consider creating alternatives to the internet, which would allow our communities to have ownership over how we talk and share information.
Could the desire to add artistic value to the world be only human? It's a great debate.
What do fish tanks, earrings, mineral displays, license plates, and disco balls have in common?
Is everyone chasing their own version of two points? If so, how old were you when you identified yours?
The sheer number of people on the planet means exponentially more brainpower; so, as a species, we're sparking many more ideas. Thanks to the digital revolution, people are busily batting ideas around the Internet, where they carom and entangle like subatomic particles.
In the end, it's not clear to me that the goal of films like The Theory of Everything is or should be didactic. In fact, the film strikes me as a beautifully crafted, feature-length example of a larger efflorescence in recent years of creative, engaging projects about science.
How does one go about an interdisciplinary project spanning art and science? How might this look? we set out to explore how mental health advocacy, video game design, and documentary filmmaking could come together to enhance understanding and fight stigma about mental illness.
During the art fairs this week as thousands of people entered and exited The Armory Show, Scope, NADA, Volta, Independent (and many others), real living things shaped as art silently stood on pedestals within the walls of Feature Gallery on the Lower East Side. These works will live forever -- literally.
Last night, I had the opportunity to see the world premiere of "Mechanics of the Dance Machine," the latest production from Armitage Gone! Dance. In...
Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) was one of the finest landscape and seascape artists in the history of art, and one that came even closer to abstract art than the impressionists who followed him.
The psychologists who specialize in the study of creativity are virtually unanimous: the old may be wise, but only the young are creative. These scholars are wrong. Wisdom not only can be the very source of creativity: it has been for many of our greatest innovators.
The number of people who live their lives thinking they don't like art bewilders me. In fact the question consumes me so much that I've taken to asking it to everyone I meet. Occasionally I discover another art lover, but more often than not the reaction is befuddlement.
Last week, Silicon Valley Voice took to the stage of the legendary Fillmore concert venue in San Francisco. It was an extravaganza show reminiscent of...
Alan Alda -- yes, that Alan Alda -- has recently made the news as a science educator. PBS News Hour, the New York Times, and numerous blogs and other ...
This week marks the two year anniversary that we launched HuffPost Arts and I couldn't be more proud and amazed. The real journey had began two and a...