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Laurie Simmons

The Reluctant Feminist: An Interview with 'My Art' Filmmaker Laurie Simmons

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.08.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

While I do believe that talking too much about the lack of diversity and woman-power in Hollywood only helps perpetuate the stereotypes, it's undeniab...

Kim Kardashian Posed Nude. Her Motherhood Has Nothing To Do With It.

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

Yesterday, Kim Kardashian's oiled-up behind graced the cover of Paper Magazine -- were you aware? The internet quickly freaked out, and subsequently f...

A Psychic Once Told Lena Dunham's Parents That She Was 'The Second Coming'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Isaac Mizrahi has known Lena Dunham since she was a "tiny child," and while he only saw the TV-star-to-be "every three years or something," the fashio...

Artists Transform 100 NYC Water Tanks Into Stunning Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts

In New York City, it's not uncommon to find art by famous painters and photographers hanging in unexpected corners of the boroughs. From street art to...

Pioneering Innovation

MutualArt | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts

The somewhat remote waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn is known largely for its rich maritime history, and also as the home to artist Dustin Yellin's innovative complex, Pioneer Works.

In the Footsteps of Martha Stewart: Kip's Bay Decorator Show House Is A Good Thing

Bob Richter | Posted 07.02.2014 | New York
Bob Richter

The domestic diva had a dewy glow and a warm smile as she took in all of the delicious interiors at this year's event. I know because I was literally behind her most of the night as I walked through the lushly decorated mansion.

Saturday New York City Art Stroll

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

From the East Village through the Lower Eastside, over to Chelsea down to the West Village, I strolled. By the time I was through, my feet were through.

The Armory Show Is Here to Stay

MutualArt | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts

The art world focuses once again on New York as the Armory Show and its satellite fairs open this week.

What Lena Dunham Has To Do With This Dollhouse

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

We've seen images of these unique kaleidoscope dollhouses before, but until we saw it mentioned on, we had no idea about the army of am...

Lena Dunham Loves Her Mom, Hopes Jay-Z Does Too

Posted 07.10.2013 | Celebrity

"Girls" star Lena Dunham really hopes Jay-Z appreciates her mom as much as she does. The hip-hop artist spent Wednesday at New York's Pace Gallery...

A Frustrating Conversation About Women In The Arts

Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

Last night the Huffington Post Arts&Culture team gathered in the packed main room at Robert Millery Gallery in New York for a panel called "62 Years L...

Lena Dunham's Parents Write For 'Girls'

Posted 03.07.2013 | TV

Lena Dunham's parents are helping their daughter become "the voice of a generation." According to Capital New York's article about the "Girls" wri...

Laurie Simmons, Lena Dunham's Mom, on Watching Her Daughter's Nude Scenes, the New Family Puppy, and How Lena Didn't Used to Be Funny

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.03.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

by Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair Lena Dunham (L) and Laurie Simmons attend HBO's Girls season two premiere at New York University's Skirball Center; ph...

'Tiny Furniture's Lena Dunham on Directing Herself

New York City's Local Event and Arts & Culture Guide | By Mark Asch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In Tiny Furniture, New York-native writer-director Lean Dunham, a 2008 Oberlin grad and YouTube video artist whose mother is the photographer Laurie S...

Tiny Furniture: What is Wrong with this Picture?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A fresher, smarter movie you are not likely to see this season than "Tiny Furniture," written, directed by, and starring Lena Dunham, a sweet-faced yo...

HuffPost Review: Tiny Furniture

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I found myself oddly perturbed by Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture. What was it that set me on edge? It may be Dunham's absolute confidence in telling a story about a character who gradually loses our sympathy.

Jason Wu, Thakoon Panichgul Celebrate Glamour's 70th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Glamour Project art exhibit celebrated Glamour magazine's 70th Anniversary with a dinner hosted by editor-in-chief Cindi Leive and Senior Vice Pre...