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Amanda Cooper and the Exquisite Porch

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 03.01.2017 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Kevin Connolly Gillespie, born in Johannesburg, South Africa When I was around five or six my older brother and I met 'the man downstairs.' He was a ...

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Francis Levy | Posted 08.06.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

A post-apocalypse world, ruled by a fiendish demagogue, where, despite the presence of technology, man is reduced to a primitive nomadic existence. That's the scenario George Miller envisions in the fourth of the popular series, Mad Max Fury Road.

Selma

Francis Levy | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Ava DuVernay's Selma could be subtitled "behind the scenes of a hagiography." Apart from the stock footage of The famous march from Selma to Montgomery it's not cinema verite in the style of say The Battle of Algiers.

Here Are Some Animated GIFts To Help You Celebrate Picasso's Birthday

Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaraonte | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

On a fine day like today, 133 years ago, a man named Pablo Picasso was born. The Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramicist and creative spirit revolutioni...

This Is Picasso's 'Guernica' Recreated Entirely From LEGO

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

The world will celebrate Pablo Picasso's 133rd birthday on October 25. So how did master model builder Veronica Watson prepare for such an occasion? S...

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.

The Expressionist as Rationalist

Francis Levy | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Thinking is not always associated with abstract expressionism. After all, the technique was called "action painting" and it's quarterback, Jackson Pollock, was intentionally or unintentionally rough around the edges.

Why I Paint Guernica

Ron English | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
Ron English

Guernica for me is a modern template, just as the Madonna and Child is an ancient template. There are many templates in art, shells upon which the art...

Art and Suffering

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

Could Picasso not again face what humanity had done? Did he recoil at the idea of any aesthetic response to horror and devastation on that scale? Or, in the face of such unimaginable suffering, did he find art unequal to the task?

75 years of Picasso's Guernica: An Inconvenient Masterpiece

Alejandro Escalona | Posted 07.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Alejandro Escalona

Guernica is to painting what Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is to music: a cultural icon that speaks to mankind not only against war but also of hope and peace. It is a reference when speaking about genocide from El Salvador to Bosnia.

Caught In A Bad Romance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts

When Edvard Munch created "The Scream" in 1893, it became a symbol for modern anxiety. Munch's pale-faced protagonist is in agony, while the blood-red...

Picasso And The 'The Eternal Feminine'

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Madrid, March 2012: Entering the exhibit at the Fundación Canal, the prostitutes were still on my mind. I'd reached for my camera to take a pictur...

George Lois's Innovation Bible 'Damn Good Advice'

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.19.2012 | Home
Andrea Chalupa

Long considered a legend for giving Esquire's covers in the sixties the force of Picasso's "Guernica," Lois shares his 120 commandments for creativity in Damn Good Advice (for people with talent!).

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,...

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...

Noam Chomsky Says "Everyone Is An Illegal Immigrant" Aside From Native Americans

Guernica Magazine | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

In an interview with Luis Cárdenas of Guernica Magazine, Noam Chomsky hints that Mexican journalists are too scared to report on the U.S. government...

Start of the Season

Kathy Kelly | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home
Kathy Kelly

I'm here as an activist passenger on the United States flotilla boat, blocked by the Greek government's decision. Our guiding question asks to what extent we can focus world attention on the plight of Palestinians in Gaza.

Short Takes: Herzog's Cave, Picasso's Guernica, Brueghel's Wedding Dance

Jane Chafin | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

2011-05-03-cavescreenshot.jpgThe cave contains some of the earliest known cave paintings in existence, from as long as 30,000 years ago. This film is the best way to see what can only be described as a magical place.

Anniversary Of The Bombing That Inspired Picasso's Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts

This April 26, we commemorate not a birth but a conception. 74 years ago, the air forces of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy conducted a raid against ci...

Classic Works Get a Modern Makeover at London's Remastered

Richard MacKichan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Richard MacKichan

The covers record has long been a favorite of musicians, a chance to re-imagine or pay homage to songs of old. London's new Remastered exhibition is applying that same format to art.

Art, the Arts, and Policy

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

Let's start with a seemingly cut-and-dried example, Pablo Picasso and his painting, "Guernica," which was commissioned by the Spanish government but exiled from Spain by Picasso himself.

LOST ART: Is the Art of Bullfighting Dead?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Spanish bulls are breathing more easily after Catalonia became the first region to abolish bullfighting. Humanitarians are happy, too. Oh yes, it's al...

Easter All The Year

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Easter Sunday. Before you rise from your bed, give thanks. Remember your dream if you can. This is the day of your resurrection as a fearless being. Stretch. Laugh. Pray.

NYC Psychoanalytic Society Hosts Artist Jane McAdam Freud: The Edge of Analysis, Art and Politics

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

Situated among the countless arts organizations in New York City are enclaves of passionate culture hounds who gather under the auspices of psychoanalytic training institutes.