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So 'Shelfies' Are Apparently A Thing Now On Instagram

Posted 04.29.2014 | HuffPost Home

Granted, you know them better than we do -- the proud mama, the serial vacationer, the coffee connoisseur, AKA the people you're most likely to meet o...

'Still Life' Is A Powerful Poem On Moments In Motion

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

"How do we hold a moment?" That is the seemingly simple question posed and pondered within "Still Life," an incredible work directed by Charles Fra...

11 Contemporary Baroque Still Lifes That Will Lure You To The Dark Side

Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts

There is something strangely seductive about the grotesque materials that make their way into our lines of sight, from bloody raw chickens to slimy oc...

Popcorn Preview: Touch of Sin

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Touch of Sin (2013) Tian zhu ding Cast includes: Wu Jiang (Dragon), Baoqiang Wang (Blind Shaft), Tao Zhao (Still Life) Writer/Director: Zhangke ...

Nudes in Venice: Interview With Ellen Altfest

Ridley Howard | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

"I do really get into that small space in the painting. I like the rounded shape of that armpit, that's kind of pleasing to me. Separating the parts of the model from the rest of the body is a way I can claim them and make them my own, and turn them into compositions."

Hidden In Plain Sight: Observation and Awareness in Drawing and Painting

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

We develop a shorthand version of the visual world in order to navigate through it, but what we see also contains tremendous detail and complexity.

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Zones

Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

Bruce Cohen's still lifes combine an intensely heightened perception with nebulous subject matter. His painted objects are imbued with a sense of urge...

Does Your Picnic Basket Define You?

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

Libby Black is a Berkeley-based artist who first became known for her DIY renditions of luxury products and brands. Kate Spade and caviar were her sub...

PHOTOS: Beautiful Rotten Food

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.05.2012 | Home

A fair warning, Austrian artist Klaus Pichler's photographic still life series of rotting food isn't for the faint of heart. The project, titled "...

Play Dolls, Dolls Play (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 05.30.2012 | Weird News
Hans Proppe

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Mark Laita: Sea, Serpentine, Amaranthine

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

2012-03-14-SquareBlockAnthias.jpg American photographer Mark Laita manages to portray the exotic creatures of the oceans as artistic, aesthetic still lives, yielding a dynamic interplay of image and aesthetic.

Interactive 'Still Life' Really Moves!

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

While still life paintings remain one of the most hallowed works of art, the proliferation of postcards and reproductions lends to the stigma that the...

Dystopian Still Lifes

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

As Epicurus wrote, "Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist." Robert...

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.

Autobahn Shut Down For Massive Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BERLIN — Germany's autobahns are renowned for average speeds well in excess of 80 miles (130 kilometers) an hour. But the average dropped n...

The Painting Whisperer vs The Anxiety of Abstraction: Annie Lapin

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Take for a moment the spectrum of Realism and the raucous jazz of Abstraction in painting and slide somewhere in the middle. Over to the left is real...