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For 50 Years, This Feminist Ceramicist Has Told Stories With Clay

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.09.2016 | Arts

When Coille Hooven was young, she looked forward to a certain nighttime ritual. Every night, while tucking her in, Hooven’s father would lull her to...

Loot 2016 -- Global Baubles

Sharon Hoge | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
Sharon Hoge

Discovering unique local treasures is one of the many pleasures of travel. Brought home from overseas, handicrafts, implements, ethnic costumes can evoke memories of new cultures and happy times on vacation.

Jamaican Artist Explores How Fashion Can Become A Matter Of Survival

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts

Step into a Jamaican dancehall and prepare to encounter peacocking. That is, men, expressing machismo through flamboyance, be it in bright colors, bol...

14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devot...

Interview With Museum of Arts and Design's Artist-In-Residence, Derek Haffar

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

I met Derek Haffar at the Museum of Arts and Design during one of his Artist Studio hours last year. He was working on reconfigured, fragmented or broken castings of people. I walked in and convinced him to mask me.

Warming Into June: Cultural ^ Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

Warming Into June; Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up Central Parks Mini-Regatta, MFIT's Couture Council, Designer Ralph Rucci, The Lighthouse Gild's POS...

Art and Design in the Postdigital World: A Conversation with Ron Labaco

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.03.2014 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

The integration of digital technologies in the creative process has generated great excitement among the art and design world, technology circles, and everyday conversations alike.

ESP TV -- Transmitting Forward and Backward at the Same Time

Rachel Mason | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York
Rachel Mason

Bringing back the aesthetic delight of early analog video pioneers, artists like the Vasulkas and Nam Jun Paik come to mind when watching episodes of ESP TV, the project of Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan.

PHOTOS: You've Never Seen Crochet Like This Before

David Stark | Posted 04.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
David Stark

Knitting's not just for grandmas.

Scent As Pure Art

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
Mary Orlin

A museum is probably the last place you'd expect to find perfume -- but one museum saw that the art of perfumery and the design of the scent could be viewed as an art form as legitimate as music, literature, sculpture and painting.

Heart Of Glass

Posted 03.03.2012 | Arts

Though you may think the realm of glass is limited to Cinderella's slipper, the vessel for your wine, and Blondie's ex-beau's heart, the material actu...

PHOTOS: Perfect Gifts For The Art Fanatic

Artlog | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts

Over at Artlog, we've compiled a list of unique gifts from our favorite museum stores and art websites, and the best part is, they're all online!

Gay Porn Star To Offer Master Class At NYC Museum

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It's not every day a famous gay porn star offers a master class at one of New York City's esteemed museums. But that's exactly what will take place on...

A Mid-Century Moment

Jeannine Falino | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jeannine Falino

We're in a midcentury moment; the present is anything but certain, the future is almost certainly bleak with a double dip recession looming on the horizon and a bruising election year ahead. So it is really no surprise that the past has acquired a nostalgic luster.

PHOTOS: David Bowie, Artist

ARTINFO | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

Lady Gaga is certainly not the first spandex wearing pop star to fancy herself a performance-artist-cum-musician. Long before Mother Monster came Zigg...

Contemporary Design Takes Over New York For ICFF

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This past weekend New York City celebrated everything that is contemporary design with one of the world's most well-regarded design fairs, the annual ...

The Museum of Arts and Design Is Dissolving the Idea of Africa "As We Know It"

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

The "Global Africa Project" exhibit demonstrates a clear and thoughtful "third way" in terms of how to create economic sustainability in Africa.

Dubai Prize Comes to New York: The 2010 Abraaj Capital Art Prize Winners at the Museum of Arts and Design

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

2010-10-12-pullphoto.jpg Last week, the U.S. premiere of the 2010 Abraaj Capital Art Prize opened at the Museum of Arts and Design.

Top 5 NY Restaurants You Never Heard Of

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

When you think of dining out in style in NY places like Aureole and Jean Georges might come to mind. But there are some great restaurants not on the Michelin list.

Art, Design and How We Learn

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

We know, when we are inside MoMA or the Met, that we are experiencing art; no doubt about it. What is less clear is that we are also experiencing art when we wander the avenues and alleys.