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Happy Birthday, Georgia O'Keeffe!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Georgia O'Keeffe, a painter known for her magnified blossoms and stunning southwestern landscapes. The American artist would ...

Animals Out Of The Wild

Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts

If you grew up in an American suburb, surrounded by sprawling subdivisions on one side and pockets of rarely trekked forest on the other, you can't he...

Stunning Dance Photos Inspired By Adele's ‘Rolling In The Deep’

Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

Geraldine Lamanna's series of women in motion recently caught our eye on Flickr. The German photographer told HuffPost Arts about her inspiration for ...

South African Artist Creates Mutant Exhibit

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

South African artist Jane Alexander has long had a penchant for mutant sculptures. Over her four-decade-career, she has created a host of hybrid chara...

You've Never Seen A Rug Like This Before

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

Heike Weber is a German installation artist whose sculptural art reinterprets the complex designs of oriental rugs. Using gossamer silicone instead of...

Artist Performs Psychotherapy...For Free

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Dr. Lisa Levy, S.P. (self-proclaimed) is an artist, performer, comedian and faux-psychotherapist who is hosting free therapy sessions in her Brooklyn ...

Artist Photographs Yearly Pilgrims In Mexico

Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts

Approximately six million devout individuals embark upon an annual pilgrimage to Tepeyac in Mexico City, the site where Saint Juan Diego is said to ha...

No Men Are Allowed At Marina Abramovic's Upcoming Art Event

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Marina Abramovic is not a feminist. She has said this to interviewers on several occasions. Nonetheless, the performance artist, most famous for the 7...

Famous Photographer Directs The Girl Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

The well-known photographer known as Indrani has joined forces with Project Nanhi Kali and the innovative ad agency StrawberryFrog to create a powerfu...

The Art Of The Headshot: Everyone's A Real Estate Agent

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Whether an activist, writer, blogger, student or artist, everyone has a headshot. Now, let us examine a couple rules, shall we?

America Still Screams: The Art of Liz Markus

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

For most artists I know, it has been impossible to not let the war seep into our thoughts and work. Which is why I was relieved to discover the works of Brooklyn-based artist Liz Markus.

Painting A Gilded Age: Artist Rachel Kaye

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home
Kimberly Brooks

We are fresh from the loud popping noise of yet another bubble. I recently discovered the works of artist Rachel Kaye in Miami this December, as the crash had started to sink in.

B.A. Szerlip: Books As Sculpture

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

We've come a long way since books were hand copied treasures mostly locked behind the libraries of the monastaries by the clergy before Gutenberg set ...

The Artist, The Exhibitionist And Blogger Emily Gould

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

What fascinated me most about the New York Times Emily Gould piece was the x-ray view inside the mind of someone who craves the attention of strangers.

Artist As Second Career: The Wild World Of Kathy Taslitz

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I am fascinated by artists who find themselves and their art careers later in life. Unlike, say, mathematicians and scientists who allegedly peak before 30, artists tend to mature and get better with age like a fine wine

Artist Angela Dufresne On Recreating History

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Angela Dufresne, The Bruno S Island Acting School and the S House, Paris, France, 2006, oil on canvas, 66 by 108 inches. Courtesy of the artist and M...

The Painting Whisperer vs The Anxiety of Abstraction: Annie Lapin

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Take for a moment the spectrum of Realism and the raucous jazz of Abstraction in painting and slide somewhere in the middle. Over to the left is real...

Being a Mother is the Ultimate Artist: Alexis Weidig

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

As a mother and artist, there's no doubt that my greatest works of art, the magical moving 3D beings whose personalities evolve and grow each day, are...

First Person Artist: Carol Es

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

My gallery is in a unique place in Culver City that has one gallery after another, with the occasional hip café and museum. Often the gallerie...

Rock Stars, Orphans and Rescue Missions: Preparing the Solo Show

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

My solo show is less than five weeks away. There's nothing like a deadline to align all the atoms of the universe so I can see with crystal clarity.

A Night At The Palomino With Rosson Crow

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

If I had to use an experience to describe the paintings of Rosson Crow, it might start with a peck on the cheek, but then unexpectedly turn into a prolonged french kiss.

The Art of Global Warming: Photographer Sasha Bezzubov

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

The subject of nature for the artist is the thrashing ten ton whale in every studio, indoors and out. Whether scanning a horizon, or reverse engineer...

The Nudist, The Chemist and Artist Ethan Murrow

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

As an artist, I consider art on a sort of spectrum in my mind by the manner in which it is rendered. I picture two opposing ends: one a chemist, who ...

Artist Stefanie Schneider And The End Of Polaroid Film

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

First Person Artist is a weekly column by artist Kimberly Brooks in which she provides commentary on the creative process and showcases artists' work...

First Person Artist Rachel Mason: The Candidates, The Debates and Their Gestures

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

When artist Rachel Mason was invited to ride along with a reporter during this 2008 Presidential campaign trail she put what she saw to paper and created the show "The Candidate."