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Long Live the Legacy of Keith Haring: An Interview With Julia Gruen, Executive Director of the Keith Haring Foundation

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

I'm an admirer of everything that Keith did, from his canvases to his Pop Shop. Keith was an extraordinary artist, a genius with a generous spirit and a convivial man who loved to share his creativity with the world.

Artist Debunks Native American Myths With The Help Of His Drag Alter-Ego

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts

Artist Kent Monkman grew up in Winnipeg, Canada. On one occasion the young man of Cree ancestry -- like many kids his age -- wound his way into the ha...

Damien Hirst's Wooly Mammoth Skeleton Could Fetch Millions At Charity Auction

AP | LOUISE DIXON | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts

CANNES, France (AP) — Famed British artist Damien Hirst has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at t...

10 3D Sand Drawings That Prove Art Knows No Boundaries

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts

“A stick and a beach can provide an infinite number of creative possibilities," proclaims 3DSD, an appropriately named sand art collective that's tu...

One Of The Nation's Oldest Art Museums Plans To Dissolve

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums, known for its daring contemporary art exhibitions next to the White House, is being taken over...

7 Unusual Bus Shelters Designed By World Class Architects

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts

By Rory Stott (Read the original story here) A year in the making, Krumbach in Austria has unveiled seven eye-catching bus shelters which have t...

Antiques Roadshow's 'Youngest Collector' Is The Most Adorable Art Advocate Ever

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

It's official. This young man is our favorite Antiques Roadshow guest. Ever. The lucky little preteen apparently has a knack for art and antique co...

Yes, 'Piss Christ' Is Up For Sale Once Again

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

There's nothing more entertaining than when a controversial cultural relic resurfaces to incite anger all over again. Such is the case this week (albe...

And This Is How You Make A Fully-Functioning Violin Out Of Human Hair

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts

Looking back, it was probably only a matter of time before London-based artist Tadas Maksimovas, with his enviably long locks and penchant for perform...

Your Favorite Guerrilla Chalkboard Artists Are Back

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts

If you're of the mind that chalk -- those tiny writing instruments made of calcium carbonate -- are a tool only kindergarten teachers and their pupils...

9 Public Art Projects That Brought Beauty And Design To The Streets

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks and Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.09.2014 | Arts

Public art is a loose term we use to describe any art project -- in any media -- that has been designed and crafted for the public domain. Often locat...

Inspirational Senior Art Show at Ursuline College

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

If you find yourself in the Cleveland, OH, area this week, take a short drive to Pepper Pike, home of the only women's college in Ohio, Ursuline College. Here you'll experience a unique student art show, filled with form diversity that will inspire and delight you.

Skateboarder Turns New York's Famous Auction House Into His Personal Skate Park

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to run wild in your favorite art haven, taking in masterpieces by Jean-Michel Basquiat or Christopher Wool like ...

By Leaves or Play of Sunlight, John Cage: Artist and Naturalist

Kari Adelaide | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The exhibition is centered on Cage's Mushroom Book (1972), which includes both letterpress and lithographs of poetry by Cage along with botanical lithographs by Lois Long.

7 Things You Can Learn From A 19th Century 'Pocket Encyclopedia' For Women

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.02.2014 | Arts

"It's a wonderful combination of Martha Stewart, WebMD and Allure magazine... for the court of Charles X." That's how Christine Von Der Linn, a sen...

This Is The Largest Picasso Painting In America, And It May Be In Trouble

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's storied Four Seasons restaurant has for decades harbored one of the city's more unusual artworks: the largest Pablo Picas...

Street Artists Want To Repaint An Entire Town In Mexico, For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

A coat of paint can go a long way. That's the mantra at the heart of Boa Mistura, a Madrid-based artist collective that has a history of traveling...

Andy Warhol's Iconic 'Race Riot' Painting Could Fetch Millions At Auction

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

Most people are familiar with Andy Warhol's pop portraiture, depicting essential elements of popular culture from Marilyn Monroe to Campbell Soup. But...

Andy Warhol's Lost Computer Art Recovered 30 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

Art has a knack for finding its way into forgotten spaces. From tiny cupboards to rummage sale piles to that empty space behind a door, the most unass...

This Massive Gas Tank Turned Art Gallery Is Utterly Hypnotic

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a massive, 367-foot high gas tank that's been transformed into a creative art space. What was once a storage fa...

This Floating Pool Could Take Over New York's East River In 2016

AP | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be t...

'World's Most Sustainable Font' Wants To Save The World Through Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

Typography is a powerful invention. It is, after all, the design mechanism that brings us the words of novelists and writers in an aesthetically pleas...

Artists' Brains Have More 'Grey Matter' Than The Rest Of Ours, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

You might be guilty of categorizing artists as "right-brained" thinkers who lean on that particular hemisphere of the brain for creativity. But a new ...

Why One Artist Wants To Cover The World In Butterflies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts

Sometimes, all you need to start a global art project is 400 butterflies and an internet connection. That was the case, in a sense, for Tasha Lewis, t...

Yes, A Woman Is 'Giving Birth' To A Painting In This Very NSFW Video

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts

Oh, performance art. You never cease to amaze us. The latest instance of eye-opening art spectacle comes to us courtesy of Swiss artist Milo Moire....