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Mary Iverson: Boxes of Rain

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience. -- William Gibson Mary Iverson: Tipsoo Lake, After (2014, oil on canva...

NSFW: Nutscapes Are Taking The World By The Balls

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Weird News

It's a good day to get back to twitter. #LGM #nutscapes #maroonbells— nutscapes (@nutscapes) October 22, 2015 ...

Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

6 Ways To Make The Most of Your Tiny Balcony Before It's Too Late

MakeSpace | Posted 09.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

The bad news: You only have a few weeks left of cozy 70-degree and 80-degree temperatures left. The good news: You still have a few weeks left to enj...

My Fish Won't Hump Your Leg

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 08.21.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

I belong to that rare and happy group of people who don't have indoor pets. Every day my friends on social media post photos and videos of cats and dogs, and I quickly scroll past these visions because I know that the dog licked its genitals before it licked that sweet baby's face.

Fine Art Double-Exposure Photography: Human Nature

Erica Simone | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
Erica Simone

Human Nature: A Collaboration by Erica Simone and Jaci Berkopec Many world philosophies view humanity as being One with all of life: all that exist...

Stunning Photos Show Off Landscapes Draped In Fog

DL Cade | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Fog, in literature and real life, is a force of mystery and magic. It obscures some things to reveal others; and it can transform an already beaut...

The Book That Taught Me How To Experience Life Properly

Judith Newton | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Judith Newton

On our flight to England, I'd read Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy. It is a book about still life pictures, but also about love, loss and our hunger for intimacy. The book moved me, and in the course of a ten hour journey, altered my understanding of why I travel, of why I need to travel.

Jeanne Dunn: Seeing Trees for the Forest

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

As a matter of form, trees beg anthropomorphism. Trunks and limbs lean and strive, they dance and wave; appearing active and expressive; existing in thick entanglements, or as lone sentinels.

Single Work Appreciation Day: 'Nautical Twilight,' Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Blackwood joins in here with the rich history of landscape painting. Landscape is not an easy genre: nature is unruly, and does not wish to order itself into compositions pleasing to our sense of proportion. It is thematically difficult as well. Why do we look at landscapes? Because they are beautiful?

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a yo...

7 Affordable Landscaping Ideas for Under $1,000

HomeAdvisor | Posted 06.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

Landscaping doesn't have to be an expensive investment. There are a lot of affordable projects that will make your garden look beautiful this spring.

Renovating a Wave of Midcentury Moderns

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Architect John Klopf is hanging ten on a surging wave of midcentury modern home restorations in California.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Sarah Elise Abramson: The Cosmos in the Chaos

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Sarah Elise Abramson's aesthetic is at the intersection of the poetic and unsettling, the creepy and beautiful, the subversive and classically Romantic.

Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

The biggest change we are seeing today with the contemporary artist's approach to the landscape is how they relate this time-tested type to some sort of political statement, while other artists see it as a way to express the land's power and beauty.

Stacey Moore: Curiosity Rover

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Stacey Moore is a voracious autodidact with a near-pathological appetite for trying new things. If she had a motto, she jokingly but knowingly admits it would be, "I wonder what would happen if I..."

7 Rooms Designed to Celebrate a View

Dering Hall | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Browse these envy worth interiors which boast incredible views. Whether it is S. K. Mukherjee's panoramic view of Central Park or Nicky Dobree's frame...

Today's Buddha Doodle - Rise

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Great Ideas for a Lawn-free Yard

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

The lawn has enjoyed decades of popularity, and while there are still plenty of things to love about a great lawn, that expanse of green can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth.

Lekha Singh's Global Society

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Ultimately documentary is not always about tragedy or the lost -- sometimes it's about unexpected kinship, and embracing the heartfelt and familiar. Sometimes, simple beauty is the most in need of being documented.

Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo: Art Calories Galore

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Let me ask you, my friends, what would happen if I presented you with a rich variety of the most delicious eye-catching pies, candies, and many othe...

Elements: Andy Moses, Ned Evans and Stephen Robert Johns

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Recasting nature as a manmade construct, by interrupting the naturalism of these artificial images, these works remind viewers that seeing is an active undertaking.

Ward Roberts: A Conversation About Maximum Minimalism

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Whether surreally depopulated locations of public assembly, or images that are themselves devoid of orienting detail -- in other words whether by context or by content -- their first impression is one of emptiness.

These Landscape Photos Are Absolutely Stunning

Posted 11.03.2013 | Green

Sometimes, a picture really is worth a thousand words. The winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards were announced late last month,...