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Artist Elevates Paint Swatches To The Level Of Fine Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.30.2015 | Arts

Paint chips are usually found at home improvement stores, packed into a small herd and fanned out for customers to peruse and take home at will. Somed...

Ignore the Critics! Woman in Gold Shines Brightly

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.30.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

The critics seem to have had an agenda because their reviews reek of disappointment. I went with curiosity, but I honestly did not expect to be moved, having seen dozens of movies and documentaries about the Holocaust and read hundreds of books about it.

Surreal Hyperrealistic Paintings That Require A Double-Take

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts

Virtual reality - Acrylic, alkyd and oil on glazed canvas, 80 x 80 cm At first blush, Marco Grassi’s works of art look like intimate photogra...

The Longest Ride, a Romantic Drama With a Heart-warming Message

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.27.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Based on the best-selling novel by Nicholas Sparks, The Longest Ride intertwines the love stories of two couples, decades apart, in this romantic drama.

Jerry's Gift: The Art and Passion of a Circus Super Fan

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 04.24.2015 | Impact
Johnathan Lee Iverson

The arts cast a peculiar spell. Relationships are forged and avenues are explored that likely would have never been considered. For some time, Jerry was simply a character, a fun-loving fan of The Greatest Show On Earth whose presence and kindness was much appreciated.

7 Home Decor Trends You Might Be Doing Wrong

Hometalk | Posted 05.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Whether you decide to join the mainstream or keep living as a rebel is up to you -- we're just providing the facts.

Artist Brings Extinct Animals Back To Life In Mesmerizing Drawings

Giuseppe Fantasia | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts
Giuseppe Fantasia

Arianna Papini uses whimsical drawings to tell the stories of twenty extinct animals, from their origins to their disappearances.

Abductee Painter Channels Aliens in His Art

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 02.28.2015 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

An alien abduction can either be a shocking experience or an illuminating one, better yet, sometimes it's both. But here's something, coming from a 33-year-old UK artist, that seems a bit more unique.

The Art of Giving

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Over the years during the holiday season I've donated a portion of the proceeds from my print sales to support organizations that give back to the community. This year the proceeds will go to support Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the fight against Ebola.

Museum Selfie-ishness

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 01.24.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

It's difficult to say which is worse: The fact that we seem to need to document every moment of our existence or the need to put ourselves at the center of everything.

Bush Brothers

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Bush brothers.

Breathe Into Your Chakra And Enjoy These Delicate Artworks Of The Occult

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

1. Breathe in through your base chakra to your solar (666) chakra. 2. Hold your breath as long as you can, comfortably, and focus on your 6th cha...

From Rodin to Reward Pathways: The Science of Art

Nina Wang | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Nina Wang

Our experiences of art are so subjective that studying them in a scientific way seems impossible, but a growing field called neuroaesthetics is attempting to do just that.

Remembering Tom Slaughter

Jim Kempner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

Tom Slaughter passed away on October 25th. He was a gifted artist, whose work was immediate, fun, simple, and unmistakably his own. Tom lived his life "in the brilliant light of imagined skies, where the time is always high noon or midnight."

Elegance and Style Dictates the Art Collection at the Park Hyatt Zurich

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Like many of the Park Hyatt hotels around the world, the Park Hyatt Zurich paid special attention to the 91 pieces in its art collection, which is hung throughout the public spaces in its 6-story building.

Sex & Nature: Evocative Paintings by Mark Henson

Jacob Devaney | Posted 11.30.2014 | Arts
Jacob Devaney

Sex arouses the body, nature enriches the soul, and art inspires the mind. Artist Mark Henson makes love visible with a paintbrush.

Artist Documents Every Day With A Miniature 'Postcard For Ants'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

What if you marked every day of your life with a small, independent act of creativity? Now, what if it was a really small act? Like, we're talking ant...

365 Paintings for Ants, A Miniaturist Project by Artist Lorraine Loots

Gareth Pon | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Gareth Pon

Lorraine Loots, a miniaturist painter from Cape Town, South Africa started a 365 day project on the 1st of January 2013. She decided to do one miniatu...

Painting in the Light of Chania, Crete

Margaret Tsirantonakis | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Margaret Tsirantonakis

For the past four years I have been working on watercolor/gouaches on paper during summer/fall visits to Chania, on the island of Crete where I was born. The light there is vivid, warm and intense, which influences my work.

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

This Computer Brings Internet Art Into Your Home, And It Is Stunning

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

We live in an age where art and the internet have a strange relationship. On one hand, the two are inevitably intertwined, as art on the internet -...

WATCH: The Story Behind These Funny Fat Cat Paintings

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Many cat owners are obsessive about their feline friends, but few have immortalized their pets quite like artist Svetlana Petrova. The Russian painter...

Can the Arts Save Detroit?

Leslie Tolf | Posted 07.12.2014 | Detroit
Leslie Tolf

After graduating from the University of Michigan, I became a graphic artist in D.C. Twenty years later, I was involved with the labor movement. At the time, I didn't think that there was a connection between the two, but now I'm quite sure that there is.

The Art of George W. Bush

Mike Smith | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Smith

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The Naked Maja in My Camera

G.E. Masana | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
G.E. Masana

"Goya," he said, "that's who your work reminds me of." I didn't expect that coming from a client.