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An Avant-garde Artist for Avant-garde Minds: A Major Retrospective of Francis Picabia at the Kunsthaus Zurich

MutualArt | Posted 07.01.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Francis Picabia, The Spanish Night, 1922. Enamel paint and oil on canvas, frame with buttons, 106 x 87 x 8,5 cm, with frame. Museum Ludwig, Köln Samm...

SCOTUS’ DACA Ruling Piles New Burdens On Undocumented Students

Young Invincibles | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Young Invincibles

By Raamish Saeed Last week's Supreme Court split decision on the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals leaves already overburdened undocumented studen...

Street Artists Host An Anti-Banksy & Co. Exhibit In An Abandoned Factory

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.23.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An anti-Banksy & Co. street art show opened in Bologna, Italy, the same night as its controversial bank-backed cousin with brand new works by 50 or so Italian and international street artists and open admission to their outdoor "museum."

Abby Hertz's Cannibal Lust Heats Up the Dada Centennial

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.01.2016 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

An exact century after the Cabaret Voltaire opened its doors in February 1916, one group performance descendant from Dada and Surrealist sensibilities this Valentine's Day was a performance art extravaganza called LUST, produced by the young New York artist-entertainer, designer and entrepreneur, Abby Hertz.

WATCH: Cute Baby Flips Out While Meeting His Dad's Identical Twin

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents

A 16-month-old baby's mind was seriously blown by his dad's identical twin brother. Reed Ratpojanakul couldn't handle seeing double when his father, S...

Peggy Guggenheim Documentary Paints a Picture of a True Patron

Michael Rose | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

A beautiful new documentary illuminates the difference between an art collector and a patron who not only amasses a tremendous collection but whose taste and interests help define an era.

Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada at the Los Angeles County Museum LACMA (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.18.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the first monographic exhibition dedicated to California-based artist Noah ...

8 Forgotten Female Dada Artists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

What, you ask, is dada? The radical leftist movement was anti-war, anti-bourgeois, anti-art, even sometimes anti-dada. In his Dada Manifesto, Tristan ...

Street Artists Design An Old School Arcade Inspired By Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, bless their sacred hearts.

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.

Takashi Murakami After Tōhoku

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Does religion exist at all in today's art world? Yes, but most often as documentary or anthropological art about religion. It's also been said that contemporary art viewing experiences are similar to traditional religious experiences.

On Metamodern Dada

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.19.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

Screens. Bright fingers that claw at our eyes. Expressions of tenderness, movements of thought, sexual fantasies, our greatest battles. More and more,...

Swiss in New York -- Yeah

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

Dieter Meier, known as the Godfather of techno pop along with collaborator Boris Blank, kept Le Poisson Rouge jumping Sunday night, though the uber polite Swiss obeyed the New York cabaret laws and didn't dance.

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

The show operates on several different levels. In 21st century terminology, it is a mashup of history, psychology and art.

A Conversation With Maestro James Conlon

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.21.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Beginning Thursday, April 24 through Saturday, April 26, San Francisco Symphony presents an extraordinary combination of masterworks conducted by James Conlon.

Meet The Original Face Of Punk Feminism

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Dada artists of the early 20th century were constantly deconstructing the imagery around them, using scissors and glue to craft new objects from munda...

Man Ray Wasn't Only A Photographer

Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

Most of us know Man Ray as a surrealist photographer, the inventive eye who transformed an odalisque into a human violin and a teardrop into a glowing...

6 Brilliantly Bizarre Dada Visionaries You Should Know

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

If you've ever looked at a sandbox and thought that's art, if you've ever been moved to tears by a kitchen appliance, or if you've ever imagined a tel...

Happy Birthday Man Ray!

Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

In honor of Man Ray's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the late artist's life and work. Today is the birt...

GOP Rep Accuses Obama Of Bigotry Against Christians

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Tuesday that President Barack Obama is "intolerant" of Christians, criticizing the president's opposition to a Natio...

Hans Richter: The Future Is Now (at LACMA)

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The exhibition "Hans Richter: Encounters" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a curator's dream: retrospective of a somewhat obscure, multiplatform artist, who is equally adept (and revolutionary) in painting and film.

Melting Away The Real

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts

Urs Fischer and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art are a match made in artsy heaven. The Swiss artist, who notoriously took a jackhamm...

Happy Birthday, Max Ernst!

Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Dada devotee and Surrealist artist, Max Ernst. The prolific painter, sculptor and creative partner of Dorothea Tanning, would...

Happy Birthday, Man Ray!

Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of avant-garde photographer and painter who came into this world as Emmanuel Radnitzky, and left as Man Ray. The renowned Surrea...

Underrated Albums of the 90s -- Part 1

Robbie Gennet | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home
Robbie Gennet

I wanted to shine a light on some stellar records from the '90s, now that enough time has passed to get some perspective. Feel free to post your own under-appreciated faves from the '90s in the comments below.