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Million-Dollar Oooops!

MoneyTips | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts

When a 12-year old boy armed with soda meets an expensive painting, guess who wins? It's not the painting, the displaying museum, or the insurance company, that's for sure.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXII - Art and Alka-Seltzer

Alan Black | Posted 09.21.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Bartenders trade. Booze can be exchanged for virtually anything; love, compliments, tickets to the art exhibit. I find myself in the centipede at th...

Artist Betty Fairbank Griggs Takes Us Down Memory Lane

Lee-En Chung | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
Lee-En Chung

Although some octogenarians are showing signs of Alzheimer's disease or dementia, Miss Betty dubbed her art exhibit as "Memory Lane" and guided us thru her seaside adventures in Portugal...

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

The New Collective LA

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Kyriaki Chonacas

Ever wonder while in LA where the edge and the grit is that we all know, see and feel in NYC and other parts of the world? Well I know this has been on my mind and in my roaring impulses for over a decade.

7 Awe-Inspiring Pieces Of Illinois Street Art

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.08.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois has all kinds of natural beauty to be enjoyed, from state parks to lakefront to farmland. It also has some of the most impactful and breathtaking street art around.

The Mona Lisa Stolen By Museum Worker!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

On Sunday August 20, 1911, Peruggia realized what is known as the greatest art robbery of the 20th century.

Priscilla Frank

Artist Elevates Paint Swatches To The Level Of Fine Art | 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 06.30.2015 | 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 06.27.2015 | Teen

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 06.24.2015 | 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

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

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...