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Ragnar Kjartansson & Mother On 'Me and My Mother'

Louisiana Channel | Posted 07.19.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Every five years, artist Ragnar Kjartansson asks his mother to spit on him for several minutes in front of a camera. The Icelandic mother and son here...

"Night Flight" at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery

Christian Hendricks | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Christian Hendricks

In a time of galleries and museums that just can't resist attempting another (better!) stab at resolving the issues of our new digital, image-saturated world, reading another wall text about the Internet becomes exhausting.

How to Change Your Mind

Peter Clothier | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Meet Carm Goode. Or Miles Forthwrighte. Or should I say "and," since they appear to be one and the same?

Brian Ransom: Art Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.09.2015 | Arts
Peter Clothier

I found his "Whistling Water Vessels" to be utterly enchanting -- and I use that word advisedly: they have a magical, ritualistic, even elemental quality that transcends their purely visual aesthetic satisfactions.

Searching, Searching...

Peter Clothier | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The Richard Diebenkorn exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum is an inspiration and a revelation for anyone interested in watching the creative mind at work.

The GROUND Collective at Milk Gallery

Joseph Sutton | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Joseph Sutton

The GROUND Collective demonstrates the magazine's hopes to establish itself and create something fresh from the ashes of print media's heyday.

The Painted Word From Hieroglyphics To Braille

Peter Frank | Posted 11.12.2012 | Arts
Peter Frank

One picture, goes the saw, is worth a thousand words. But each word in fact contains several pictures. Writing is as much a pictorial as a literary craft; originating in hieroglyphs, written words emerged as stylized depictions of the things they connoted, and the traces of those depictions have persisted even in our phoneme-based alphabets.

Haiku Reviews: Woody Allen, Shostakovich And Vampire Madness

Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

Thank God For an Artist Who Thinks Art Isn't Just About 'Big Power'

Christina Patterson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts
Christina Patterson

Think of the man who has just been picked by Art Review as the most powerful person in "the art world". He isn't in "the art world" to prize bonuses from bankers' pockets.