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An Amazing New Use For Lasers In The Art World

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 07.05.2013 | Arts

DURHAM, N.C. -- A Duke University professor who developed a laser to study melanoma has discovered a new use for the system: uncovering what's underne...

And The National Medal Of Arts Goes To...

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- Musician Herb Alpert, sportswriter Frank Deford and filmmaker George Lucas are among 23 people and an organization chosen to receive nat...

92-Year-Old Comic Artist Draws WWII

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts

Nick Cardy is best known for his work as a DC Comics artist, putting pen to paper to create iconic images of Aquaman and the Teen Titans. But the 92-y...

L.A. Women: Five Female Artists You Might Not Know...Yet

Susan Michals | Posted 09.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Susan Michals

The five women below have bucked the proverbial system and gone outside the confines of the norm in an effort to get their work out there.

We Want Nothing More Than To Ride In This Crochet Rickshaw

Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts

We've always had a soft spot for the yarn-crazed wonder known as Olek, but her newest creation, a crochet rickshaw, takes our obsession to new heights...

Israeli Actors Protest Closure Of Palestinian Puppet Festival

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts

JERUSALEM — Puppeteers from the Israeli version of Sesame Street protested Monday against Israel's closure of a Palestinian children's puppet fe...

Man Attacks Painting At Britain's National Gallery

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts

LONDON — A fathers-rights group said Friday that one of its members attacked a John Constable painting in Britain's National Gallery. London po...


Posted 06.28.2013 | Arts

Today marks the end of an era, dear readers. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has decided to do away with its iconic button system, replacing the...

A Google Doodle For Antoni Gaudi

Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

Today is the 161st birthday of Catalan architect and designer Antoni Gaudi. If you've caught a glimpse of the amazing Google Doodle created in his hon...

$11.5 Million Picasso Painting Seized By U.S.

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A 1909 Pablo Picasso painting titled "Compotier et tasse," or "Fruit bowl and cup," with an estimated worth of $11.5 million will be ...

LOOK: Controversial Pop Culture Mashups

Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts

Marc Ghali has a talent for spotting doppelgängers throughout history. In a series titled "Then and Now" the Toronto-based graphic designer ...

Happy Birthday, M.C. Escher!

Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

In honor of Maurits Cornelis Escher's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the Dutch artist's life and work. ...

The Return Of A Child Prodigy

Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

Child prodigy extraordinaire Autumn de Forest rose to fame a few years ago when, at the tender age of seven, the Discovery Channel labeled her a "chil...

The Man Who Painted Over The Queen?

AP | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

LONDON — A man has been charged with allegedly spraying paint on a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hanging in Westminster Abbey, police said Frid...

LOOK: Origami Artist Creates Incredible Shapes

Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

Hanoi-based origami artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường has a real knack for turning delicate handmade papers into intricately folded creatures. From goril...

Who Defaced The Queen?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

LONDON -- A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II was defaced with spray paint Thursday at London's Westminster Abbey, and police arrested a man at the churc...

International Art Ring Exposed!

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

BERLIN -- German police said Thursday they have broken up a multi-million-euro (-dollar) international forgery ring which specialized in producing bog...

A Family Tree Unearthed

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
Jonathan Greenstein

After more than 20 years of trying to research and discover his family's roots, Rabbi Shull stumbled on a complete family tree, dating back 400 years to his European Jewish roots.

Art Basel 2013: Art Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

One of the highlights of Art Basel is the Unlimited sector, Art Basel's exhibition platform for large-scale installations, sculptures, paintings, vide...

LOOK: Inside The Strange Mind Of Paul Smith

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

Paul Smith opened his first menswear shop in 1970, filling a quaint 12 square-foot room in Nottingham with his quintessentially British designs. Over ...

Happy Birthday, Courbet!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustave Courbet's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. We can think o...

East German Painter Dies At 92

AP | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts

BERLIN -- Willi Sitte, one of East Germany's most eminent artists and a key representative of Communism's preferred socialist realism painting style, ...

Happy Birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright!

Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts

In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today marks...

A Unique Family Portrait

Posted 06.07.2013 | Arts

Camilla Catrambone is a portrait photographer of sorts, yet her carefully arranged images -- homages to her family members -- feature no smiles, faces...

Art That Can ONLY Be Seen From One Spot

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts

PARIS — Art is often seen as lofty – but perhaps none more than a new roof installation in Paris that's only visible from the top of the E...