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How Heartbreak Changes Us

Vicki Larson | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Vicki Larson

Love lasts forever. But what if it doesn't? What if we have it and it goes away? What if we have it and it turns into something hurtful? What if we th...

Victor Wilde: Paint it Black

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

As the founder, art director, and chief designer of The Bohemian Society, Victor Wilde is known for infusing the methods and attitude of visual art into his singular garments.

How Nature and Art Inform Our Lives

Karen Sikie | Posted 01.12.2016 | Arts
Karen Sikie

Nature has been the subject of art ever since humans started expressing themselves on cave walls. Sometimes their art is the only thing left that can tell us about ancient human experiences. Art is a powerful communicator in that it can both express a point of view and invoke feelings.

Create an Intentional Collage for Your Goals

Linda Lauren | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

I define a dream as a wish that is powered by a positive intention until it becomes a reality. We make our own reality each day and that is through...

Collages Explore What It Means To Be A Black Man In America

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts

Contemporary artist Michael Paul Britto works in a variety of powerful media, including sculpture and video, but his collages cut the deepest. Addres...

Nail Winter's Best His-And-Her Styles With These 8 Looks From Your Favorite Holiday Movies

Posted 12.04.2015 | Style

It is a truth universally acknowledged that once the air turns crisp and the trees shed their leaves, it’s time to rewatch your favorite holiday fli...

Welcome To The Radical World Of Contemporary Collage

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts

Think of an artist locked up in the studio, trembling before a blank canvas, paintbrush in hand, ideas and potential visions swirling in the imaginat...

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen: 5 Steps to Thinking Outside the Box

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 08.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

My friends reached out to me last-minute; they were starting a project in the backyard -- installing an outdoor kitchen and a new hardscape. When we met, I knew that what they were about to do was not going to be much of an improvement; it lacked clarity, was way too obvious.

Conceiving "Garbage Safari" for Philly's FringeArts

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

Literally painting over the past can be uplifting and it is a beautifully gratifying way to recycle materials.

8 Artists Hide and Show in Los Angeles at MAMA Gallery

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

To Hide To Show is a group exhibition at MAMA, one of the newest contemporary art galleries taking Los Angeles by storm. The exhibition title is derived from the loose English translation of a contemporary French social anthropological study entitled "Montrer / Occulter."

David Hockney Interview : Review of Painting and Photography at L.A Louver

Lita Barrie | Posted 10.07.2015 | Arts
Lita Barrie

David Hockney is a fearless innovator who is always ahead of the curve, experimenting with the latest technologies to discover new ways of making images.

Theater of the Future: A Conversation With Regina Taylor

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Chicago
Davis Schneiderman

Regina Taylor is celebrating her 20th year as an associate artist at Chicago's Goodman Theater. Her fantastically innovative stop. reset. just closed its run at the Goodman.

Vogue Model and Artist Christina Kruse

Kate Orne | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Kate Orne

This week on Upstate Diary Christina Kruse talks about her necessity to create her own structures.

100 Walkers" Subverts in West Hollwood on April 18

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

It's disingenuous that nobody walks in LA--we have a become a stroller's paradise, with art walks abounding in every neighborhood.

How One Artist Captured The Energy Of Ballet In Sculpture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Countless elements pulling together into one form, directed by will, energy. Science tells us that we are matter; theologians say that we are spiri...

Carlos Grasso: Art and Epiphany

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

By incorporating found objects and autobiographical artifacts like old photographs or rusted tools, Grasso is both evoking and evading narrative. Deracinated from function or context, familiar objects and his own identity are equally drafted into the abstract universe he is mapping.

Annie Terrazzo: 10 Things I Hate About Your Selfie

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kill Your Selfie by Annie Terrazzo is more than just solid, if caustic, advice for mental health and self-respect -- it's also the name of her new pop-up art show, opening Friday, January 16 at Red Pipe in Chinatown.

Isabella Kelly-Ramirez and The Beauty-Industrial Complex

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kelly-Ramirez's creative background includes the parade world. She loves a good masquerade, and that certain intimate, artfully scientific way a makeup artist has of studying faces. She is rarely far from a makeup kit.

Gladys Nilsson's Bulging Watercolored Women Cannot Be Contained

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts

For some reason, the medium of watercolor -- you know, when pigments are suspended in a water-soluble vehicle -- has, over time, attracted association...

Surreal Collages Are Basically 1950s Advertisements On Acid

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

In the 1950s, the American Dream was the picture perfect image of domestic bliss, often including immaculate aprons, high heels, piping hot ham and pe...

This Powerful 'Black Odyssey' Blends Greek Myth And Modern Harlem

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

If you happen to be studying at New York's Columbia University this fall you, like many other students around the world, will be assigned to read Home...

Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

Part and Parcel: Danielle Krysa

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Krysa is an accomplished selector of detail, in both her own artwork and her efforts to champion other artists. Her joy in making and sharing art is evident in Collage -- the pieces in this book are playful, inventive, and utterly inspiring.

A Conversation With Derrick Adams

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

In September, "Derrick Adams: Live and in Color," opened at the Tilton Gallery in Manhattan. I sat down with Adams in Brooklyn, to talk about his work and career trajectory.

Artist Merges Genders With Her Late Lover As Ultimate Artistic Collaboration (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and graphic imagery, and may not be appropriate for work. If you are not familiar with the epic tale of the arti...