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Meet the Bad Boy of the Art World: Brian Ermanski (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

New York City just can't get enough of him. And that's not to mention some major collectors on either side of the pond whose interest is piqued by the artist in eyeliner and a top hat, toting a hand painted boombox wherever he goes.

Johnny Depp: Artist?

Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts

We know the talented Mr. Depp for his eccentric caricatures, flamboyant swagger and uncanny ability to rock eyeliner. But in the vein of Hollywood boy...

PHOTOS: Painted Mystery: Herbert Brandl's 'Mazes of Symbols'

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

A haphazard description of Herbert Brandl's work might be 'abstract,' seeing as his forms are not quite recognizable as his shapes succumb to electrif...

Astoria Characters: The Pane-Air Painter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

For three decades, Berch and his brushes have been beautifying Astoria, and for three decades, he's stayed pretty much behind the glass.

Behind the Scenes With Muralist Jeff Zimmermann

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.07.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The chances are pretty good that if you have seen a major mural in Chicago in the city or on the expressway, it was created by muralist Jeff Zimmermann.

NASA Art/50 Years at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: Perspectives from a NASA Artist

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I had a call from NASA to be their artist spokesperson for the opening of NASA Art/50 Years at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. NASA ...

Florence: Art On and Off the Beaten Path

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In a city overflowing with art and history, there are always under-appreciated works to be seen and enjoyed. Having visited this Mecca for art-lovers several times in the past, I returned for another look.

Behind the Scenes with Painter Virginia Mallard

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Painter Virginia Mallard's incredible enthusiasm and ingenuity, in both painting and life, are striking.

Behind the Scenes With Musician and Artist, Jon Langford

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.20.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Has punk rock come and gone? Not exactly. I visited the music and painting studio of The Mekons' lead singer, Jon Langford, to see the life of an ongoing rocker.

Neil Boyle, Molly Malone's and Pretty in Pink

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Neil's most profound contribution to Molly Malone's was his art. His beautiful, evocative, incredibly special art. Over 70 of his oil paintings hang in that little bar to this day.

Franketienne: Haiti's First Nobel Laureate - Hopefully

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

As a cultural area studies graduate, seldom do I feel over my head culturally. Standing in the home of possibly the next Nobel Prize recipient for Li...

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Painter Evelyn Twitchell Distills Nature On Canvas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Evelyn Twitchell WHAT: Drawn from Nature WHEN: September 7, 2010 to October 2, 2010 WHERE: Bowery Gallery 530 West 25th Street, 4th Floor Ne...

Blague d'Art: Dix's Mix (No Quick Fix)

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Frank

OTTO DIX, Group Portrait: Guenther Franke, Paul Ferdinand Schmidt, and Karl Nierendorf, 1923, Oil on canvas, 15 3/4 x 29 1/8 inches, Nationalgalerie,...

Victims In $3.6 Billion Ponzi Protest Court Process

Andrew Kreig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Kreig

Victims of the $3.6 billion financial fraud by Minnesota businessman Tom Petters are justifiably angry about the federal victim-restitution process th...

PHOTO: Guess The Artist Responsible For This Masterpiece

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This painting, displayed large in the foyer of a Boston museum, is among the most famous works by this canonical American artist. HINTS: this painti...

WATCH: Global Warming Graffiti Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Take one lightning fast painter and pair him with a serious environmental threat and you've got's latest (and coolest) video. The environment...

French Contemporary Artist and Legend CharlElie Couture in New York City

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

We first met French Contemporary Artist CharlElie Couture at the French Embassy in New York for the Wynton Marsalis ceremony in the fall of 2009. He ...

Lifetime Paints a Picture of Georgia O'Keeffe

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Georgia O'Keefe presents an interesting story but not a triumphant one. The interweaving of Stieglitz and O'Keefe's lives keeps the plot moving but never touches the heart or even the mind of the viewer.