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David Hockney's Landscapes Arrive In Spain

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2012 | Arts

Since 1960 David Hockney has charmed the world with his Pop-primitivist paintings, which, never taking themselves too seriously, evoke true feelings o...

'Dreamscapes' And Impossible Architecture

Posted 04.13.2012 | Arts

Jenny Okun takes multiple exposure photographs of architectural forms, transforming them into kaleidoscopic dreamscapes. Although the photographer...

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

Happy Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian. Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an inst...

How the UK Went Cubist: 5 Key Works From the Tate's "Picasso and Modern British Art" Show, Explained

ARTINFO | Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts

Without the influence of Pablo Picasso, there would be no Francis Bacon, no Henry Moore, no David Hockney. The great Spanish modernist's influence can...

The Steins' Avant-Garde Collection Shows At The Met

Posted 02.29.2012 | Arts

Anyone who has seen "Midnight In Paris" knows that the Stein house was the place to be if you were an aspiring artist, writer, musician or socialite. ...

Can You Guess The Price?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

Hold onto your hats ladies and gentlemen, the art world has a new record holder for most expensive piece of artwork. The royal family of Qatar reporte...

Happy Birthday Cezanne!

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 173rd birthday of the French Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. If Impressionism is considered to be the first modern art moveme...

PHOTOS: Haiku Reviews: Art Gone Wild!

Posted 01.06.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are biweekly features where we invite critics to review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the t...

Art & Physics and Me

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 04.10.2012 | Science
Kimberly Brooks

Science and art were woven like DNA strands through my upbringing. While my father appreciated and encouraged my passion and talent as a child, a common saying around the house was "You can be anything you want, as long as you're a doctor first."

PHOTOS: Picasso's Drawings Travel The US

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

Picasso's iconic works are embedded permanently in our collective art memories, yet there are so many pieces just as mesmerizing and innovative which ...

WATCH: Guernica Goes 3D

Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

First came Titanic, then came The Lion King and now Guernica; epic works of across visual media are being intensified through 3D technology. Guernica,...

Wallace Berman: The Aleph Male

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

All too rare is an art exhibition that invites the viewer to share in the joy of discovery, engaging us as confidants in new revelations that suddenly seem self-evident. "Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," is just such an exhibition.

PHOTOS: Outrageous Art: A Primer

Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts

With so much argument over Marni Kotak the woman who gave birth in an art gallery last week, it seemed only right to put things in perspective with so...

Pablo Picasso: 130 year Influence on Architecture

Tom Mallory | Posted 12.27.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

I think it was painting - that of Pablo Picasso overwhelmingly so - that influenced modern architecture to start challenging the boundaries and possibilities of three-dimensional space. Cubism was always destined to be a 2-dimensional art form but the brave and deconstructive thinking behind it has transcended the arts and in its own way has massively influenced the architecture around us.

Happy Birthday!

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

Happy, happy birthday to the artistic genius Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinid...

Cubism On The iPad

John Seed | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Pablo Picasso once told art historian Roland Penrose that Cubism was "full of deception" so that it would keep people looking and guessing and looking again. Apparently his tricks worked -- Cubism is more than 100 years old and we are still confounded -- but at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art recent technology is enabling museum-goers look at Cubist works with astonishing acuity.

WATCH: Jason Schwartzman Hallucinates John Baldessari's Head In Short Film

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Art anxiety plagues many a thoughtful person. It is the fear that asks over and over again: what if I just don't get it? Who better to address this af...

Couple Who Hoarded 271 Picassos Indicted

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

In November, we told you about a 'treasure trove' of never-before-seen Pablo Picasso works revealed in the possession of a retired electrician. Pi...

PHOTOS: Artistic Explorations Of Space

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

The show "Pursuing a Calculated Distance" with works by Seth Curcio, Bradley Hyppa, and Benjamin Meyer is an exploration of visual perception and the...

Picasso's Muse

Marina Cashdan | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan


Colorful Climb to Matisse's Perspective in France's Collioure

Meg Pier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Meg Pier


February NYC Exhibitions: New York Overflows With Painting

Brett Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brett Baker

In New York, in February 2011, the diverse possibilities of painting are alive and filling the galleries and museums.

Shifting Shapes and Surprising Surfaces -- Museums Feature Material Innovators Picasso and Benglis

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

The array within visually demonstrates Picasso blazing the trail in material and form for so many artists who were, and are still, to follow.

Lynda Benglis, Shape Shifter and Influencer

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan