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The PSA Crew: Keeping the Streets Safe for Street Art

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Meet The P.S.A. Crew. Eluding law enforcement and surviving in the Los Angeles Underground, this elite band of street artists engages in civic-minded service through subversive means.

Here's What Happened To The Artist Who Danced With A Rooster Tied To His Penis

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.09.2014 | Arts

An artist who danced with a rooster tied to his penis near the Eiffel Tower was convicted of sexual exhibitionism Monday, the Agence France-Presse rep...

Animated Art History Brings Famous Dutch Paintings To Life

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.02.2014 | Arts

Ever look at a painting and think it was too darn still? CS Digital Media has come up with a solution by animating eight classic works by the Dutch...

11 Photos That Prove Some Laws Should Never Be Written

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts

If you live in Kentucky, you should fight the urge to paint your front yard red. And all those Utah residents out there, please refrain from walking d...

The Similarity of Poets and Madmen: The Complete & Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill: Volume 2

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

O'Neill doesn't write the kind of stage directions that instruct the actor to put down a cup or cross to a door, but instead uses his stage directions to say things like, "THE BUSINESS MAN edges away from THE POET, firmly convinced that his convictions regarding the similarity of poets and madmen are based upon fact."

This Edgar Allan Poe Statue Is As Intense As You'd Want It To Be

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

The statue of dark writer Edgar Allan Poe is almost ready to see the light of day. The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston announced this month th...

If Only Our Facebooking Were This Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

A Ukrainian artist has given the pieces of the great Edward Hopper a 21st-century touch-up. Nastya Nudnik, of Kiev, decided to insert social media sym...

Women Artists Who Broke the Mold

Janice Sands | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

As March -- Women's History Month -- comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on those women artists in the past who have paved the way for women artists today, challenging fiercely held stereotypes and creating great art.

'Star Wars' Invades Old Paintings, And Universe Wins

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.27.2014 | Arts

Canadian artist David Vancook has inserted "Star Wars" characters into second-hand paintings, and the results are out of this world. The series "st...

The Art World Parody Show You Should Be Watching

Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

Jim Kempner, the Chelsea gallerist and comedian who loves poking fun at the art world, is back with a new episode of his web series "The Madness of Ar...

Yes, This Is a HUGE Wave Of Barbies

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

Barbie's hitting the beach again, but not in the way you might think. Artist Annette Thas has built a nearly 10-foot-tall wave out of thousands of...

The Expressive Edge of Paper

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

With the New York weather finally thawing, gallery visits are back on the agenda big time. The Expressive Edge of Paper, struck a chord.

What Does It Mean to Be a Professional Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

Artists and writers often face a major reality check when they leave the confines of academia. It can be a sobering experience to question whether you have the commitment it takes to pursue a career in the creative world.

Ruhls of Play: An Interview With Sarah Ruhl

Bess Rowen | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

When I had a chance to sit down and talk with her about her latest New York offering, Stage Kiss, currently playing at Playwrights Horizons, I headed to Brooklyn Heights for the opportunity to pick her brain.

If Music Be the Food of Love, Pig On: Pig Iron's Twelfth Night

Bess Rowen | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Any play with a character named "Sir Toby Belch" should leave you rolling in the aisles, but it's rare to see a production of Twelfth Night that actually brings this Shakespearean comedy to life.

10 Paintings To Make You Happy You Don't Have A Valentine

Posted 02.14.2014 | Arts

In honor of this most divisive of holidays, we're revisiting a post from last year honoring those of us who will not be receiving Hallmark cards. And ...

Even This Seal Is So Over Winter

Posted 02.14.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Pussy Riot Superstar

Gordy Grundy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Ladies and gentlemen, fresh from Russia's harsh gulags, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot are free and ready for the world stage.

If You're Wondering What A Flying Fox Looks Like...

Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Ready, Set, Go! Boar Cubs Race In Japan

Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

Tiny Dog In A Hat Is The Best Thing That Happened This Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...

George Zimmerman Takes Jab At Prosecutor In New Painting

David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Banking on the success of his first painting, George Zimmerman has upped the ante. He is now offering a new work of art for sale that pokes fun at Ang...

Artist Creates Unbelievably Intricate Model Airplane From... Manila Folders

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

What was the last thing you did with a manila folder? Stuffed some business in there and filed it away? Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a model of ...

Elegba Folklore Society -- Race, Place & Identity Collaboration

Sandra Kwesi Cameron | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Sandra Kwesi Cameron

Elegba Folklore Society is one of eight Richmond, Virginia art and cultural organizations taking part in a collaboration involving their respective ex...

Perfectly Timed Photo Results In One Epic Optical Illusion

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our roundup of the best photos from around the world this week. The following images tell the story of the past seven da...