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Barbara Kruger

Feminist Art Trending At International Art Galleries And Museums In Los Angeles: Spruth Magers, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel And The Broad

Lita Barrie | Posted 08.30.2016 | Arts
Lita Barrie

Feminist art is making a comeback in Los Angeles -- and heritage women art stars are a hotter trend today than they were as trailblazers 30 years ago.

Commercial Artists Who Dream of Fine Art Careers

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.30.2016 | Arts
Daniel Grant

"You can't dabble in illustration," Vicki Morgan, the illustrators' rep, said. "You have to be committed to this work and not just do it when you need some money.

MOCA's Gala Supports "The Artists' Museum"

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Luke Wilson, Danna Ruscha, and Ed Ruscha. MOCA Gala 2016 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, ...

Whirlwinds at Art Wynwood: Bernie Taupin's Painted Words

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.09.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The winds of change, imaginary currents of invention and practicality, often find their way by slowly drifting into an urban neighborhood that has the potential to be reinvigorated into an area with a more useful purpose.

New Museums: The Broad and the Whitney

Simon Watson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Arts
Simon Watson

On the flight back to New York, I reflected on the Whitney Museum's grand new digs in Chelsea's Meatpacking District and was struck by how fortunate we are to have two extraordinary new museum buildings on both coasts.

Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award: Ruth Appelhof at the Maidstone

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Just prior to the Arthamptons opening, I met with Ruth Appelhof, Executive Director of Guild Hall, who will receive the Arthamptons Lifetime Achievement Award on July 5. Over eggs Benedict at the Maidstone in East Hampton, we talked.

13 Ways Artists Around The World Have Interpreted The American Flag

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts

Happy (almost) birthday, America! We hope you're celebrating this festive occasion with no shortage of beverages, fireworks, BBQ and outdoor activitie...

Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Obtaining self-mastery or enlightenment during Frieze week is not an easy mission. Frieze Art Fair New York poses many challenges for art dealers, artists, collectors and its boosters, known as patrons. Most of this is psychological.

Comic Relief: Humor and Playfulness at Frieze New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 05.14.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

This year's Frieze Talks program exhibits a strong streak of humor and irony, promising to transform the auditorium appendage at the north end of the Frieze tent from a room you might accidentally wander into when you're looking for a bathroom, to the room that you're actually looking for.

Flying Colors

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Ron Burkhardt's curiously handsome and codified new geometric-inspired works create a zigzag jigsaw puzzle of communicative compositions that keep the viewer guessing until the final piece falls into place.

Into the Woods... With Giuseppe Penone

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.07.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One hopes that this happy marriage between visual art and theater performance will continue to flourish in LA.

This Was New York's Art Scene In The 1980s

artnet | artnet News | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts

This piece originally appeared on artnet News. By Christina Rees Robert Longo’s drawing of Cindy Sherman The big ‘80s show that just open...

Kim Chang-il's Arario Museum Opens in Seoul

MutualArt | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The new museum will create an innovative arts space for introducing both Korean and International contemporary artists to the Korean art world and public.

Frieze New York 2014

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

This week marks the third year of Frieze New York, the London fair that went head-to-head with the tradition of the Armory Show and took NADA and Pulse with it, subsequently asserting itself as a "fair" contender.

Driving, Dancing, and Flying in and Around LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you live in Los Angeles and don't like driving through the maddening spread of streets and freeways of this metropolis, you don't live in the same ...

The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

Happy Birthday, Barbara Kruger!

Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Barbara Kruger, the subversive female artist known to harness the power of print media in her bold, declarative artworks. In ...

Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.12.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 1. Amanda Palmer At 9:30 Club Her music may not be everyone's cup of tea, but Palmer knows how to put on a capti...

Sept. 11 National Day Of Service

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 1. National Day Of Service At Freedom Plaza If you can't make make it downtown to volunteer, there are events thr...

LOOK: Barbara Kruger's 'Belief+Doubt' At Hirshhorn

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Hirshhorn Museum's Barbara Kruger exhibition, 'Belief+Doubt' is huge. Literally. Earlier this year the museum staged "Song 1," an...

Barbara Kruger Invades The Hirshhorn

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts

Barbara Kruger made a name for herself in the 70s through subverting the powers of print media. After working in design at Conde Nast and Mademoiselle...

Museum Evacuated After Security Guard Dies

Posted 08.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden was evacuated on Monday afternoon after a security guard reportedly died of a se...

Barbara Kruger Exhibit At Hirshhorn: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 20

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 20 1. "Belief + Doubt" At Hirshhorn The new Barbara Kruger exhibit opens today. Gigantic, Orwellian messages that have t...

No Artists Left: Ed Ruscha Leaves MOCA Board

Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts

Ed Ruscha is the latest artist to resign from the board of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, leaving no artists left on the board. The t...

2011's Doomsday Cinema, Part I: Melancholia @ 49th NYFF plus Gainsbourg on Von Trier & Lars' NYFF 47 Press Conference (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

In anticipation of 12/21/12, this past year saw a return of the doomsday film. Melancholia was an okay end-of-the-world movie, but for this fan, it was not a very good Lars Von Trier film. Perhaps a third viewing is in order.