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Peggy Guggenheim Documentary Paints a Picture of a True Patron

Michael Rose | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

A beautiful new documentary illuminates the difference between an art collector and a patron who not only amasses a tremendous collection but whose taste and interests help define an era.

How To Be A Surrealist Queen, According To Near-Forgotten Artist Leonor Fini

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts

"I strike it, stalk it, try to make it obey me. Then in its disobedience, it forms things I like." This is how Argentine painter Leonor Fini describe...

Julio Larraz: Creator of Dreams

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

For the last 45 years, Julio has bestowed upon the world hundreds of paintings that not only tell a fantastical tale suggesting where he's been and what he's seen , but they also explore a rather exotic aspect of the human subconscious.

Lisa Adams: America the Beautiful

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

An LA artist for decades, Lisa Adams hints at her hometown throughout, travels to Angeles Crest Forest and Skidrow, pop up enigmatically, themes of homelessness and dysfunction merge with native skies, trees and lights.

The Beautiful, Dark And Very Twisted Fantasies Of Surrealist Pierre Molinier

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts

Warning: We're serious. It gets (gloriously) dirty down there. At the age of 50, well before his death in 1976, French photographer Pierre Mol...

7 Forgotten Women Surrealists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

"I believe in the future resolution of these two states, dream and reality, which are seemingly so contradictory, into a kind of absolute reality, a s...

Why You May Not Have Ever Seen An Original Frida Kahlo In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo is having a moment. Equal parts art-world underdog, feminist icon and object of kitsch, Kahlo's legacy seems as miraculous as her too-shor...

Street Artists Design An Old School Arcade Inspired By Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, bless their sacred hearts.

Artist's Surreal Photo Series Captures Her Struggle With Insomnia

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Photographer Jenna Martin has had a lifelong battle with sleep. The result? A series of stunning, surreal photographs that document how she sees the w...

Entertaining Doubts at Mass MoCA

Rachel Mason | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts
Rachel Mason

The Jim Shaw retrospective entitled, Entertaining Doubts, curated by Denise Markonish at MassMoca is a radiant exhibit by a beloved Los Angeles artist.

Priscilla Frank

Gorgeous Architectural Paintings Mimic The Isolated Worlds We Live In | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.01.2015 | Arts

When we talk about the atmosphere of our contemporary world, conversations often hinge around ideas of isolation and detachment, imaging each individu...

100 Walkers" Subverts in West Hollwood on April 18

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

It's disingenuous that nobody walks in LA--we have a become a stroller's paradise, with art walks abounding in every neighborhood.

Priscilla Frank

Meet The Brazilian Artist Who Helped Shape Surrealism... And Remains Unknown To This Day | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

Darcilio Lima had his first art show at 10 years old. He was a crucial player in Rio's hedonistic underground art scene in the 1960s. He spent...

Meet Florence Henri, The Under-Acknowledged Queen Of Surrealist Photography

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

Think about surrealism and a few names inevitable spring to mind -- André Breton, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Hans Arp and Yves Tanguy. Yet an upcoming exhi...

Meet Peter Saul, The Art World's Resident Octogenarian Rebel

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts

No Title, 1966, Work on paper, 54 x 41 inches Peter Saul may be 80 years old, but inside he feels like a 14-year-old boy. Since the 1950s...

Never-Before-Seen Works By Surrealist Master Salvador Dali, On View Now

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.11.2015 | Arts

In the painted world of Salvador Dali, timepieces ooze like cracked eggs, elephants stand on impossibly spindly legs, and tigers leap forth from fish ...

Sarah Elise Abramson: The Cosmos in the Chaos

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Sarah Elise Abramson's aesthetic is at the intersection of the poetic and unsettling, the creepy and beautiful, the subversive and classically Romantic.

Self-Taught Artist Christine Sefolosha Explores Where The Wild Things Are

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.28.2015 | Arts

The Outsider Art Fair is coming to New York on January 29, bringing 50 international galleries of folk, self-taught, and outsider art to Center 548 fo...

The Strange World Of Manuel Archain, An Artist Who Photographs His Dreams

HuffPost Italy | Alessandro Luigi Perna | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts

Thirty-one-year-old Manuel Archain is an emerging star in contemporary photography in Argentina, as Barbara Paltenghi Malacrida, curator of an exhibit...

Chicago Showdown: Facing Up to Magritte

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.22.2014 | Arts
Lev Raphael

I confess: growing up with art-loving parents, I never thought much of Magritte. I adored the Impressionists, Picasso, Rembrandt and a handful of ...

This Is What Art In The Apocalypse Will Look Like

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts

Where the industrial revolution meets the impending apocalypse, with a little bit of Rococo flair thrown in, that's where you'll find the endlessly em...

Salvador Dali Made An Erotic Cookbook, And It's A Doozy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

When he wasn't delivering lectures in a deep sea diving suit, designing fur-lined bathtubs, filling his Rolls-Royce with cauliflower or, you know, cre...

Surreal Depictions From A Pagan Fairy Tale World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts

Step into a topsy-turvy, color-drenched universe where baboons smoke pipes and peacocks wear robes, where lion-rooster hybrids breathe fire and don os...

Surreal And Stunning Visions From The Largest Salt Flat In The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts

The Salar de Uyuni, located in Bolivia, is the largest salt flat in the world. Measuring in at over 4,000 square miles, the Salar was once part of a p...

André Breton celebrated at Cahors Museum

Olivia Snaije | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Olivia Snaije

As the world become increasingly surrealistic, it is fitting that a major exhibition on André Breton, the father of surrealism, is being held in the Cahors Museum, in southwestern France until the end of December.