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'Human Zoo' Exhibition Featuring Black Actors In Cages Shuts Down After Protests

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts

A performance art piece titled "Exhibit B" was slated to run from September 23 until September 27 at London's Barbican Centre. The controversial work,...

Videos: Let It Rain!

Jane Chafin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Jane Chafin

All anyone is talking about here in Southern California is the forecast for much needed drought-busting rain. Let it rain! I've found a few videos to get you in the mood.

20 Top Picks

Tony Woodcock | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

I found 2013 to be a great year for discovery and experience in the arts, from theatre and music to television, film, and books. I have compiled a top 20 list of my favorites, with the hope that they might resonate with readers.

Being in Tune

Tony Woodcock | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Peter Renshaw calls for a new paradigm to address the key issues confronting learning and development in the arts.

Watch The Rain Room In Action

VernissageTV | Posted 02.23.2013 | Arts

Random International are known for their digital-based contemporary art. The London-based studio creates artworks and installations that explore behav...

The Barbican's Bauhaus Show Teases Out the Playful Side of the Iconic Industrial Design School

ARTINFO | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Prepare to see a slightly different side of the 20th century's most influential design movement. The objects in the upcoming Bauhaus survey "Art is Li...

Happy Birthday, Barbican | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts

This year sees the Barbican Centre celebrate 30 years of contribution to the arts by crafting a spectacular season of cultural events.

FASHION: 30 Years of Japanese Aesthetics at the Barbican

Phaidon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Japanese design, although informed by a unique sensibility, is not all the same. Issey Miyake is as bold and original as ever with his geometric exper...

Celeste Boursier-Mougenot Installation (VIDEO): Zebra Finches Rock Out With Electric Guitars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Zebra Finches-- not only would it make for a good band name, but the birds already have a musical reputation thanks to French artist/composer Cele...