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Watch Out, Harvard

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

installation shot of my work in the Visiting Faculty Exhibition at The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard. Fall 2013 This Fall I am teac...

Yello Frontman Dieter Meier Talks About His Art

VernissageTV | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Most people know Dieter Meier as frontman of the Swiss electronic pop pioneers Yello. Few of their fans are aware of the many other activities and roles of this facet-rich personality.

Artist Encourages Women To 'Rub Out' In Public

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Female masturbation is a two-word phrase that hasn't quite made itself at home in the general public's conversations. Whether a woman is embarrassed t...

Transformative Fashion

Rai Mensah | Posted 11.09.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

The ecru palette of the line allows the eye to focus on the interesting mix of materials and textures throughout the collection. Quilted, thermal, tweed, felt and flannel textures seamlessly flowed together creating a synergy that each element alone could not.

5 Ways to Chase Your Passions in High School

Shoham Geva | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Shoham Geva

When it comes to applying to college, it's no longer just about the 4.0. Now it's about what you've done outside the classroom. Here's a sampler of some popular organizations that give students the chance to follow their passions in a big way.

An Interview with Marina Abramović: Art, Science and the Marina Abramović Institute

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

"One boy said that he came to the Kickstarter from Lady Gaga's page and spent 11 hours researching performance art and drinking water slowly. This makes me very happy, because I hope the institute will be this kind of resource for a new generation of artists, scientists and thinkers."

Marina's Flashmob Shut Down By Police

ARTINFO | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Marina Abramovic's most recent performance art piece and/or promotional event for the Marina Abramovic Institute's Kickstarter campaign, a flashmob in...

Luminous Objects: A Meditation Performance Exploring the Nature of Inner Vision

Lia Chavez | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Lia Chavez

As I have trained my mind to meditate for lengthy durations over the past few years, I have discovered that the gradual intensification of theta rhythmicity in the brain enables me to access a similar superabundance of otherworldly visions -- but within the realm of inner space.

The Invention of Dieter Meier

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

It is in Dieter Meier's work as an artist where he best melds his chameleon-like thirst for adventure, with his comic sense of the futility of any endeavor. Now, his evolution as an artist and performer is on view in a show, Dieter Meier the Yello Years.

Performance Artist Stages Bloody Protest Against Gay Donor Law

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

In 1977 the Food and Drug Administration enacted a policy that prevents men who have had sex with other men from donating their blood to official bloo...

Two Towers And A 'Ghost Ship' Will Dangle Off This NYC Museum

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

In 1971 artist Chris Burden was shot in the arm with a .22 rifle by a friend and the minimal, haunting footage of the event radically revolutionized p...

7 Things We Learned From Marina Abramovic's Reddit AMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.02.2013 | Arts

First, Marina Abramovic took to Kickstarter to crowdfund her newest performance art endeavor -- an eponymous institute devoted to long durational perf...

Art-Burlesque-Fashion Fusion

JK Russ | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

The glamorous world of burlesque is enjoying a revival in popularity -- and a new vanguard of contemporary performers are sashaying off the stage and into lane ways lit by video projectors accompanied by pulsing electro-swing beats.

Guess Which Performance Artist Joined Kickstarter...

Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts

Ladies and gentlemen, the artist is presently asking you for donations. Performance art matriarch Marina Abramovic is raising funds for her very own M...

The Simple Charisma of Paulo Nazareth

Simon Watson | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Nazareth is a Brazilian performer. You might have heard a couple of years ago about Nazareth taking nine months to walk, in a pair of ratty Havaianas, from Belo Horizonte, which is in the middle of Brazil, all the way up to Miami, partly via the Pan-American Highway.

What Happens When Online Dating Profiles Are Reimagined As Art?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

If you've ever taken your love life to the digital sphere, you're familiar with the stressful, agonizing and self-esteem destroying task that is creat...

This Artist Circumcised Himself Onstage.. What Ideas Did He Reject?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.15.2013 | DC

D.C. artist Adrian Parsons circumcised himself onstage. You can watch a video of it here, and here's a presurgery screenshot: A few years after...

Just Your Average Filibuster...With Clowns

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

If you thought Wendy Davis' sneakers were a quirky ensemble choice for a filibuster, wait until you see Rachel Mason's costume. The politically-mi...

LOOK: The Bad Girls Of The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts

"Out with a canon of beauty imposed by men. Long live sexual freedom!" the press release states for "Bad Girls" at Frac Lorraine in Metz, France. W...

Returning to Jacob's Pillow

Christopher Duggan | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

Every year, I am so excited to return to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, to photograph amazing dancers and festival life and settle back in to our cozy cabin in the Berkshires.

Artist Hides $10,000 Around Broke City

Posted 07.01.2013 | Detroit

Detroit is a city that could use a few extra bucks. At least, David Choe seems to think so. On Sunday, the Los Angeles-based graffiti artist told his ...

Dancers Float 150 Feet Above New York City

Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts

A hundred dancers will hover 150 feet above Central Park in six inverted catenary structures in "ONE," a new performance coming to New York this fall....

Rashaad Newsome Watches The Throne

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts

Rashaad Newsome's upcoming exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art will serve up a hypnotizing medley of Baroque and bling. The show, titled "King...

French Artist Sues Lady Gaga For Plagiarism

ARTINFO | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

French artist Orlan is suing Lady Gaga and the French subsidiary of Universal Music for plagiarism in a Paris court. In the lawsuit, the artist accuse...

Melody Set Me Free

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

My series Melody Set Me Free 2012, Season 3, which had its first run on James Franco's Whosay channel and a second life on YouTube, is eligible for a 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class -- Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program.