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New York Art Exhibitions

Klimt's Biggest Friend Crush?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2012 | Arts

Though you may not have heard of Ferdinand Hodler, you almost certainly have heard of his fans, among them Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. The Neue Gal...

'The Only Thing More Boring Than Seeing A Photorealistic Painting Is Making One'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

We know there are few things our HuffPost Arts & Culture readers love more than a good photorealistic painting. We don't blame you; we're fans of the ...

How Artists Faked It Before Photoshop

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Photoshop 1.0 was released in 1990, ushering in a new age of tampering with photography. Yet the history of manipulated photos stretches back over a c...

If You Like Mark Ryden You'll Love This

Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts

Like a melodic nursery rhyme with disturbing lyrics, Nicoletta Ceccoli's works aren't as sweet as they appear. When we first saw Ceccoli's paintings w...

Yayoi Kusama's Mind-Blowing New Retrospective

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

A 14-room Yayoi Kusama retrospective is making its way to New York. The exhibition invites viewers into the polka-dotted mind of an artist who has spe...

Gustav Klimt's Spectacular 150th Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Gustav Klimt's birthday, and museums around the world are celebrating the Austrian Secessionist's work. You c...

Photos Made From Bees And Trees

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

While photography normally maintains a distance between the representation and the thing itself, Matthew Brandt's works submerge his message in his me...

Ryan McGinley's Animal Instincts

Posted 05.07.2012 | Arts

Remember when unabashed nudity in photography used to shock us? In Ryan McGinley's latest photography exhibition entitled, "Animals," nude species sha...

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Art World's Bad Girls

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

The upcoming "Bad Girls of 2012" exhibition raises the question: what does it mean to be a bad girl in the art world, where rule breaking is the norm?...

Big News For NY Van Gogh Fans

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

East coasters rejoice, after 40 years in California one of Van Gogh's most iconic portraits is taking a trip to New York. "Portrait of a Peasant" will...

The Steins' Avant-Garde Collection Shows At The Met

Posted 02.29.2012 | Arts

Anyone who has seen "Midnight In Paris" knows that the Stein house was the place to be if you were an aspiring artist, writer, musician or socialite. ...

Go Wild In The Urban Jungle

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Jayson Keeling's photographs are violent and sexy, glam and grotesque, they invoke stereotypes only to have them come crashing down. His work pulls fr...

Robin Williams Goes Political For New Art Show

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

We've seen Robin Williams tackle quite a few roles throughout the years: cross-dressing nanny, fast-talking genie, that guy who invented flubber and n...

Art as Curation: The (New) AB EX Story at MoMA

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

2010-10-01-moma.jpg"The Big Idea" is a sprawling retrospective of Abstract Expressionist art that focuses on the human element of sharing instead of the usual historical time line.