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Take A Sneak Peek At A Pioneering Female Performance Artist Joan Jonas On PBS

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts

If you're a fan of the "Art21" series, PBS's gem of a program dedicated to art in the 21st century, we have a treat for you. Over the next few months,...

The Best Burning Man Kickstarter Is Way Simpler Than You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Imagine you're lounging in the arid expanses of Black Rock City. There you sit, baking under the sun as the last drops of hydration exit your system v...

Richard Prince: It's a Free Concert (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The American artist Richard Prince is mainly known for his photographs of iconic pictures from pop culture and his text images of chauvinist jokes. The exhibition It's a Free Concert at the Peter Zumthor-designed Kunsthaus Bregenz is the first large-scale solo show by Richard Prince in an Austrian institution.

Prepare Yourself For The Human Slinky That's About To Blow Your Tiny Mind

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts

This is a human slinky. Per Buzzfeed, the five-year-old video is "the closest thing on the internet to doing actual drugs." The hyperbole is probably ...

This Is Not A Police Car

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

If you happened to be walking in the neighborhood of Madrid's Congress of Deputies this month, you might have noticed a strange sight. Flanking th...

Proof The World Has Long Been Paranoid About Tropical Disease

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts

Tropical diseases have mystified and terrified humans for centuries, inducing cross-continental paranoia at even the thought of a mosquito bite. While...

Patricia Broderick at Ille Arts

Kari Adelaide | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Patricia Broderick's (1925-2003) exhibition at Ille Arts in Amagansett, New York communicates memories situated in a particular time and place, marked by the autobiographical and everyday.

New York City's Proposed ID Card Might Get You Into Art Museums For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new initiative in New York City this month, proposing a municipal identification card that could be available to all ...

This One Tree Grows 40 Different Types Of Fruit, Is Probably From The Future

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.24.2014 | Arts

If you're wondering how our food will be grown eons from now, a good place to start your research might be -- not so surprisingly -- in the contempora...

Otto Piene at New National Gallery in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
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Otto Piene was a key artist of the twentieth century avant-garde and one of the founders of the international ZERO movement in the 1960s. His smoke and fire images, his light spaces and ballets stand for a virtually romantic longing for unity with nature.

The Giant Rubber Duck Has Disappeared In China, All 54 Feet Of It

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts

Bad news, Giant Rubber Duck fans. The 54-foot inflated masterpiece that resembles your favorite childhood bath toy has disappeared. It was last seen f...

Art Collective Puts Nuclear History In Perspective

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts

One day in 1943, Dr. Robert Oppenheimer, known to many as the "father of the atomic bomb," made a mundane request. According to an interoffice mem...

55 Contemporary Artists Are Taking Over One Of The World's Oldest Museums

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts

Over fifty five contemporary artists have gathered in St. Petersburg to infiltrate one of the world's oldest museums. Why? Because Manifesta, the noma...

Can Mona Lisa Rest in Peace?

Dianne Hales | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Dianne Hales

Centuries after her death on July 15, 1542, Mona (Madame) Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo is still making headlines. Over the last two years journalists from around the world have descended upon Florence to report on dramatic excavations of skeletons that may--or may not--belong to Leonardo da Vinci's model and her family.

How Producing Art Can Keep Our Brains Functioning

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life," so Pablo Picasso once famously proclaimed. Though we expect the pompous Cubist was being ...

Reacting to the 9/11 Memorial and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."

The Biennale, the Bungalow, and the Birds (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts
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The choreographer William Forsythe developed a new acoustic performance for Bungalow Germania, the German Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale...

A Rose for Martha's Vineyard

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

The earliest memory Rose has of creating art was when she was five-years old. She would sit with pencils in her hand and draw and draw until she was exhausted.

Your Favorite Catalan Architect Just Might Become An Official Catholic Saint

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

By Rowena Heal (Read the original story here) Already an icon in architectural circles, famed Catalan artist Antoni Gaudí may soon be receiving a...

Joy Syringe : A Fissure and a Fusion

j.frede | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
j.frede

Shortly after my essay "After Malevich" was posted here on the Huffington Post my long time friend and fellow artist Joseph Imhauser emailed me the following.

Your Brain Is Wired To Enjoy Art, So You Have No Excuses

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts

Have you had trouble deciphering a Jackson Pollock canvas, to the point of experiencing physical brain cramps? Have you fixated on a Georgia O'Keeffe ...

Art Basel in Basel 2014: Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
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This year, Art Basel's Unlimited sector presents 78 large-scale artworks from five generations of artists. Curated by Gianni Jetzer, the show features...

'14 Rooms' Live Art Exhibition During Art Basel (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
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For '14 Rooms', curators Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist invited fourteen international artists to each activate a room, exploring the relationship between space, time, and physicality with an artwork whose "material" is the human being.

Here Are 46 Female-Authored Plays That Deserve Your Attention

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts

Where are all the women in theater? It's a question oft asked and debated, with little consensus and a lot of outrage. The most recent advocates t...

Performance Artist Does Impromptu Reenactment Of The World's Raciest Painting (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts

If you've ever gazed into the beautiful void that is Gustav Courbet's "The Origin of the World," you're probably familiar with just how provocative (a...