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China's GBD Public Diplomatic & Cultural Exchange Center Gifts Castro Portrait to Cuba

AsiaToday | Posted 06.19.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China and Cuba are friendly since both of them are socialist countries. They enjoy active exchange...

Jennifer

Julia Gunther | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

The last couple of months, I have taken you through my recent work for Proud Women of Africa. Stories of beautiful, strong and independent women who h...

Artist Pays Tribute To The Everyday Queens Of Brooklyn And The Bronx

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts

"A Bronx-Brooklyn Queen is a woman who is self-assured and self-confident without being cocky or egotistical," artist Tim Okamura explained to The Huf...

A Love Story

G.E. Masana | Posted 03.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
G.E. Masana

I find myself agreeing with this. I believe the portrait has meaning when we're moved by the humanity of the people in the portrait. And by the raw power its story tells. Here's one such story.

Meet the UK MerFolk

David Gregory | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts
David Gregory

Photography and words by David Gregory. For as long as I've been a photographer, I've always been attracted to subjects that are whimsical and irre...

Artist Pays Latino Day Workers Hourly Wage To Sit For A Portrait

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts

When John Sonsini began painting Latino day laborers in Los Angeles, California, around 2001, his intentions weren't quite political. They were practi...

Scott A. Trimble's Visionquest

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.26.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

In his process-oriented palimpsestic landscapes and portraits, Trimble works at a prolific headlong pace, alone, in a race to execute ideas to his satisfaction before the next ones appear, fully formed, to disrupt the steady silent slap of paint hitting canvas.

Astoria Characters: The Family Portrait

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.22.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It was art that drew them together. Patricia Boes, the official artist in the family, doesn't remember exactly when it happened. She does recall th...

Right Next Door: Tonya Carloni Littlewolf, Wolf Whisperer

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Tonya Littlewolf, aka Mamawolf, photographed with Balto (front) and Wacipi. © Ian Spanier Photography 2015, All Right Reserved Meeting someone who ...

The Perfect Moment

Virginia Broersma | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Balancing the macabre and absurd with delicacy, her work sucks you into the pleasures of aberration, making a perfectly deviant moment.

This Book Uses Art To Talk About What It Means To Be Human

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work. You wake up in the morning, kind of groggy, head cloudy, with a weird residual ...

A Massive, Snowy Tribute To Marilyn Monroe

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts

Two students in China undertook the arduous task of creating a massive portrait of Marilyn Monroe in newly fallen snow at the Changchun University of ...

Stunning Images Capture The Beauty Of Freckles

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Style

There are any number of self help sites on the web prepared to assist people in the removal of freckles, but how often do we glorify the small brown s...

Lori Pond: Fight or Flight

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Lori Pond is curious about fear. Not a general sense of unease for foreboding; not mundane anxiety; not esoteric crises or arbitrary phobias -- but real, urgent, existential fear. The immediate kind that triggers the so-called Fight or Flight response.

This Is Portraiture For The Kardashian Era

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts

What was it to be American in the 1950s? Alive in post-war Germany? Portraiture, more than abstract, people-less canvases, forces us to weigh these qu...

Revealing Portraits Show The Raw Emotion Of Patients 'Facing Chemo'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.09.2015 | Good News

A photographer is giving viewers a striking and intimate look at people undergoing chemotherapy. Robert Houser, a photographer based in California, h...

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

DL Cade | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like f...

Gritty Photo Series Chronicles The Diversity Of Sex Workers In The '70s

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts

Warning: This piece contains nudity and may not be suitable for work. Dixie, Trini, Ta Ta and Mac. These were some of the sex workers working the Los...

Painfully Close Photos Of Human Faces Look Strangely Inhuman

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts

Glance at a crowd of people from a great enough distance and they'll cease to even look human, their particular parts fading out of focus until the pa...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Valissa Yoe, DJ and Stylist

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.09.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Yoe wears many (very fashionable) hats: She's a successful stylist for magazines, advertisers and television, a host on Glamour.com and one of New Yor...

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Matthew McGorry, Actor

Ian Spanier | Posted 06.02.2016 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A nationally ranked power lifter, bodybuilder, martial artist and personal trainer, McGorry sets what he calls "efficient" goals -- that is, those he ...

Why the 'New Shakespeare Portrait' Is NOT Shakespeare

Ros Barber | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Ros Barber

A great deal of fuss has been made this week about a supposed "newly discovered portrait of Shakespeare" found on the title page engraving of sixteent...

The Sexy and Surreal Portraits of Galiya Zhelnova (NSFW)

DL Cade | Posted 05.20.2016 | Arts
DL Cade

Recently, we've absolutely fallen in love with the incredible portraiture of Galiya Zhelnova. Reminiscent of photographers like Margarita Kareva, her ...

Meet The ‘Etch A Sketch Picasso'

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.09.2015 | Weird News

There are a lot of strange jobs out there, but Bryan Lee Madden may have the sketchiest of all. After pursuing a career in comedy writing and a colleg...