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MOCA's Gala Supports "The Artists' Museum"

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Luke Wilson, Danna Ruscha, and Ed Ruscha. MOCA Gala 2016 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, ...

MOCA Gala Honors John Baldessari (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday May 30, 2015 I photographed the mondo-chic attendees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 36th Annual Gala as they arrived at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Downtown Los Angeles' Little Tokyo.

Painted Corsets And Steel Petticoats Explore The Intersection Of Fashion And Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts

Los Angeles-based artist Kimberly Brooks' latest exhibition "Thread and Bone" takes place in the first floor of the Cooper Design Space, a massive 11-...

Hypnotic Paintings Of Hazy Memories That Were Never Yours

Posted 03.06.2014 | Arts

Aristocratic portraits that once hung in the halls of a half-remembered dream, elaborate banquets you read about in a historical fiction novel, overgr...

Kimberly Brooks on the ImageBlog

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.06.2014 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Portrait of Layla 20 x 16 in. Oil on LInen 2014. From her current exhibition I Notice People Disappear at ArtHouse429 in Florida Feb 6 - March 6. http...

What The Home Means To Contemporary Women Artists

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

In the early 1970s a group of 25 feminist art students took over a deserted mansion in Hollywood, transforming the space into the historic project kno...

After Dominating The Internet, Cats Set Their Sights On The Art World

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Don't let their lazy comportments deceive you. Cats have taken over the internet, and now they're setting their sights on the art world. Not that this...

The Price Of The Democratization Of Art

Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

In the past year, the path by which one tries to become an artist has gone from a one-way street to a labyrinth. You no longer need just a paint brush...

The Magnificent Merger of Arts & Culture

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

2012-08-10-Screenshot20120810at8.27.20AM.pngI am pleased today to watch my beloved "Arts" vertical merge with Culture and to become a "Super Vertical", "Arts & Culture", which is exactly how it should be.

Lunches With Nora

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Nora casually reminded me about that little cooking movie she had just made with Meryl Streep. Of course! Then she started telling me about this chicken recipe that she had made the night before. In honor of her memory, I thought I'd share "Nora's Famous Chicken" with all of you.

Happy Two-Year Anniversary, HuffPost Arts! (PHOTOS)

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

This week marks the two year anniversary that we launched HuffPost Arts and I couldn't be more proud and amazed. The real journey had began two and a...

What Climate Change Might Look Like: Chris Larson's Deep North

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Every now and then an artist so vividly articulates a quiet fear that it takes my breath away. Fresh from the celebration of Earth Day, I wanted to share "Deep North" by artist Chris Larson.

Best Supporting Spouse

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin

We'd all feel Kimberly's pain having to stand next to Mrs. Jolie-Pitt. But looking at her here on the red carpet, Kimberly served up a nice slice of side-dish, doing all wives, moms, and plus ones proud.

PHOTOS: Celebs Get Creative

Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles

On a cozy Sunday afternoon, celebrities escaped the rain storm in the Barker Hanger at the Santa Monica Airport for Express Yourself 2011 hosted by P....

Wake Me Up When September Ends: This Artweek.LA (September 5-11, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Street Art Stories: A MOCA Symposium From Brooklyn Street Art And HuffPost Arts

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

HuffPost Arts and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) hosted a presentation and panel discussion given by Brooklyn Street Art founders ...

Artist with Style: Kimberly Brooks

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Contemporary American artist Kimberly Brooks is a painter who also works in new media. In an article last year, Brooks revealed that fashion has alway...

Kimberly Brooks Paints Chloe Sevigny

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Artist and founding arts editor of The Huffington Post Kimberly Brooks talks about her crimson shade of purple. Combining her curatorial eye as an edi...

Happy Anniversary, HuffPost Arts!

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Today marks the first year since we launched HuffPost Arts. What a long way we've come.

Huffington Post Arts: Celebrating Bloggers and Design Thursdays

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.26.2011 | Arts

It was only nine months ago that the Arts page launched on the Huffington Post, and just five months that Huffington Post Arts' Design Thursdays went ...

PHOTOS: 12 Paintings of Women, 12 Studio Visits

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Each of this week's diverse paintings is accompanied by a studio photo: in some cases it is the artist's palette along with some technical information, and in some cases the artists have provided studio views.

Miami Basel: This is Your Brain on Art

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

2010-11-29-brain.jpgWhat would it look like if we could all walk around with MRI scans hovering above our heads as we took in art? Do different parts of our brains light up when we're taking in a beautiful painting or coveting a cashmere coat?

Artforum: Slowly Sinking in a Sea of Bloggers? Not Quite...

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Embarkation from the Island of Artforum (with apologies to Watteau...) Magazines are in trouble, right? Readers are migrating to the web, where inno...

The Gap Logo, New Coke and the Legendary Walter Landor

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

The introduction and subsequent rescinding of The Gap Logo unleashed a series memories of my younger self and the visionary designer Walter Landor.

Introducing Haiku Reviews

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Haiku reviews are a quick and easy way for our bloggers to express their opinions -- a series of Tweet-able art reviews coming to you every Friday.