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Before Outsider Art, There Was Art Brut

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.23.2015 | Arts

"I think this culture is very much like a dead language, without anything in common with the language spoken on the street. " French artist Jean Dubuf...

The Radical, Life-Changing Power Of Arts And Crafts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.28.2015 | Arts

"It was just a certain moment which made me start the art of carving," artist Pradeep Kumar explained to The Huffington Post. "As I was sitting idle i...

Artists With Disabilities Explore The Far-Reaching Potential Of Visual Expression

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts

Have you heard of Creative Growth? The Oakland institution offers a professional studio space where adult artists with developmental, mental and physi...

Why Coloring Could Be The New Alternative To Meditation

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

Currently, six of the top 20 selling books on Amazon are adult coloring books. The unlikely pastime for those of us who have successfully graduated fr...

Artists Discuss The Problem With The 'O' Word -- Outsider Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts

Zigalia - 2011, graphite & silver ink on paper, 10"x28" "I believe that a paramount factor in the critical definition of the creative Outsider ...

Priscilla Frank

When One Of The World's Most 'Insider' Galleries Hosts An 'Outsider' Art Show (NSFW) | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.23.2015 | Arts

It's hard to discuss the genre often referred to as "outsider art" without calling into question the term itself. Referencing art made not only on the...

Black History Month Recap: Omit the Logic

T. Better Baldwin | Posted 04.27.2014 | Black Voices
T. Better Baldwin

I hate criticizing Hip-Hop, but it's definitely become "trap music." I may partake in the ignorant hypocrisy, but like a pitbull, I have trouble defending it.

I Am Gay and I Play. Send in the Clowns

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The media circus began immediately after Sam's declaration, and who knows how long it will last? In the meanwhile, send in the clowns. Or have they already arrived?

A Coloring Book To Trump All Other Coloring Books

Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts

What if we told you a bunch of noteworthy artists like Shepard Fairey, Steven Harrington, Ryan McGinness and the ghost of Keith Haring all got togethe...

ESPN's Massive Conflict of Interest

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

To a significant extent, ESPN has always been in la-la land about its ability to do news reporting while it also hocks the products its supposed to be covering evenhandedly. But the NFL concussion story may well prove to be the most serious blow to its self-image yet.

More Bad News For Saints

ESPN Outside The Lines | Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana was told Friday that New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis h...

Intense Argument Breaks Out On ESPN Over Hank Williams Jr.

Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

The firing of country music singer Hank Williams Jr. by ESPN after he controversially compared President Obama to Hitler on Fox News has sparked a nat...

Savannah State University: Is There Really Such a Thing as Reverse Racism?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

If all the assertions to the story are true, it's very unfortunate to say the least. Racism in any form is not right. But this isn't a case of racism.