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Shinique Smith Is The Renaissance Woman Of Contemporary Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts

Shinique Smith is a Renaissance woman. She studied ballet when she was just four years old. She trained at the Baltimore School for the arts, honing h...

NoPlace, Tidens Krav, and UKS in Oslo, Norway

Kari Adelaide | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

NoPlace is an artist run space organized by Jason Havneraas, Kristian Skylstad, Karen Nikgol, Hans Christian Skovholt, and Petter Buhagen. During Not Red But Green, Per Kristian Nygård constructed and grew an impressive, hilly landscape of grassy mounds, receding mysteriously into an interior room.

Defacing A Banksy Mural Could Now Set You Back $13K

AP | LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British ...

Kids Review Famous Paintings, Prove The Best Art Critics Are 5 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

How important is it to introduce kids to art? According to British artist Jake Chapman, not very important at all. In an interview with The Independen...

Michael Flomen's Wild Nights: Photos That Pulsate With Nature, Life and Sex

Karin E. Baker | Posted 11.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

With the aid of disparate light sources, such as fireflies, the moon, or a handheld flash, this Montrealer uses large-format film and photographic paper to record his absorbing views of nature by harnessing the power of natural elements

The Most Accurate Watch In The World (And It's Not The Apple Watch)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Thanks to Facebook communication designer and former Google Creative Lab master Ji Lee for reminding us that it's O.K. to take a moment to relish ...

Someone Drew This Dress With A 3D Printing Pen

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

When we were younger, the ability to draw a piece of clothing into existence was pure fiction. Harold and his purple crayon could do it, but we defini...

Famed Italian Soprano Magda Olivero Dies At 104

AP | Posted 09.11.2014 | Arts

MILAN (AP) — Italian soprano Magda Olivero, one of the most prominent interpreters of the Italian verismo operatic tradition whose career spanned 50...

The Incredibly Surreal Tattoo Art Of Pietro Sedda

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Pietro Sedda has a way with body ink. Forget your typical nautical images or lovesick homages to muses, the artist twists saturated color and rhyt...

18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris,...

Why One German Artist Has Been Captivated By Pollen For Nearly 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts

When one thinks of German artist Wolfgang Laib, it's hard not to conjure an image of a yellow sea of pollen. The conceptual icon, known for his sp...

Early Color Photographs Give Glimpse Into The Russia Of Yesterday

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

Russia is a country that spans two continents and nine time zones, and serves as home to over 140 million inhabitants and over 190 different ethnic gr...

Artists Transform 100 NYC Water Tanks Into Stunning Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts

In New York City, it's not uncommon to find art by famous painters and photographers hanging in unexpected corners of the boroughs. From street art to...

Art in the Lofoten Islands, Norway

Kari Adelaide | Posted 11.03.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The piece is soundless (with the use of light-waves instead of sound-waves), as light is cast upon an old-time 1955 microphone, leading to an exaggerated, monstrous shadow upon the wall that looks like hollowed ribcage bones, where one can feel the empty rattle of time.

These Photos, Taken Nearly 40 Years Ago, Show The Reality Of Economic Disparity In America

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

Photographer Jim Goldberg has been a fixture in San Francisco for nearly 40 years. Decades ago, when economic disparity was an issues close to Ame...

Burning Man Drew 66,000 People To The Desert Last Week

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern N...

Art and Landscape in Nordland, Northern Norway

Kari Adelaide | Posted 11.01.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Adelsteen Normann, a painter born in Bodø, depicts the Norwegian landscapes, especially fjords. The gallery owner, Harald Bodøgaard described Normann as "forgotten artist" and he hopes to help bring him "into the light again."

Willi Dorner's 'Bodies in Urban Spaces' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.01.2014 | Arts

Until November 2014, the 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition is taking place in the city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). Entitled Le Mouvemen...

Legendary Graphic Designer Milton Glaser On Why Retirement Is A Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts

"You're 85 years old," HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri says, a touch incredulously, to the famous graphic designer Milton Glaser. "Don't rub it in...

Woman Dies At Burning Man In Apparent Bus Accident

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

A woman has died at Burning Man after being struck by a bus carrying passengers around the festival, reports the Reno Gazette-Journal. The tragic ...

Drawn at Sea

j.frede | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts

The oceans poured out of the skies for nearly forty centuries raining down approximately 300,000,000 cubic miles of water. Eventually the rains ceased and the Sun shone down on the Earth for the first time.

Indigenous Performance Artist Will Experience 8 Hours Of Abuse In 'Redskin'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

Earlier this summer, Washington, D.C.'s football team found itself at the center of a debate that seemed all but inevitable. It has for decades chosen...

Portraits Of Algerian Female Combatants Transform Into Darkly Psychedelic Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts

Asad Faulwell's massive canvases channel the ornate appearance of tapestries or kilim, weaving together intricate designs from paint, paper and pins. ...

Where Art Meets Science: A Conversation with Dr. Hank Hine on Marvels of Illusion at The Dali Museum

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Dr. Hank Hine, Executive Director at The Dali Museum talks to us about Marvels of Illusion and how scientific developments influenced Dali's work.

These Photos Of Impossible Dance Moves Prove Movement Is Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts

Meet Rauf Yasit, aka Rubber Legz. It's not difficult to see where the nickname comes from. The professional dancer has made quite a name for himself b...