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Takashi Murakami

King or Queen for a Day: Luxury Accommodations at Versailles

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For anyone who's ever fantasized about the opulent life of French royalty in the Old Regime -- minus the Revolutionary bloodletting -- Jean-Jacques Ai...

Highlights & Milestones: HuffPost Arts Celebrates 2010

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

2010-12-31-Screenshot20101231at8.54.45AM.pngIt's hard to believe we launched HuffPost Arts less than six months ago.

Christmas of Cool: The Peter Norton Family Christmas Art Project

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

The Peter Norton Family Christmas Art Project is the epitome of cool. Beyond the beauty, the process and its production benefits many people in very interesting ways.

Artlog's Top Art and Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The NYC art scene is back in full swing: you can eat dinner amidst biblical and art historical allusions or play a larger-than-life video game.

THANKSGIVING 2010: Art We Are Thankful For | From Centerpieces To Parade Floats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

'Tis the season for giving thanks, and we on the Arts page are thankful for art (and of course you, dear reader). From ornately decorated tables to ar...

Simon Says, It's Open House

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Let the drum-rolls begin -- Simon dePury, the market-savvy chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company, was at hand to christen the new Park Avenue location for the inaugural preview of the Part 1-Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

PHOTOS: INTERNATIONAL ART: From Murakami To Monet: 10 Things To See In Paris During FIAC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: MutualArt) Following the art feast offered up in London during Frieze week, the action crosses the Channel to the French capital, where the a...

Highlights This Week: From Caves To Skin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Arts page this week has been a hotbed of debate - the past, present, and (questionable) future of art have been under scrutiny. From Jeff Koons' ...

Contemporary Art In Versailles: Addressing The Controversy

Takashi Murakami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Takashi Murakami

As my French counterparts explained to me many times over the frenetic week of press conferences, parties, and interviews that marked the opening of m...

Art Exhibit While You Shop? Fashion Boutiques Are The New Art Galleries

Brand X | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

When Louis Vuitton's 20,000-square-foot flagship opened on New Bond Street in London this spring, the coveted fashions and handbags weren't the only t...

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK: From Murakami In Versailles To Brooklyn Street Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week on the Arts page: Takashi Murakami blogged about his upcoming exhibition at Versailles, some of the top films on view at the Venice Film Fes...

My Versailles Exhibition, Unveiled at Last

Takashi Murakami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Takashi Murakami

2010-09-07-imagepull.jpgThe art market is now being asked to develop new concepts for the next generation. It is my great hope that this show at Versailles will reflect these circumstances.

Britney Spears In A Wedding Dress, Veil (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Britney Spears appears on the cover of Pop magazine (via ONTD), dressed as a manga-inspired bride in a shoot directed by Takashi Murakami. Inside she ...

Two Important Shows at Intuit, Transvestite Fights, and Fantasies of Outsider Art

Monica Westin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monica Westin

After the first of two important outsider art openings at Intuit this summer, I had a revelation about the field while witnessing a fight between transvestites on the train home.

Is it Art or Fart?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bettina Korek

Is It Art or Fart? the anonymously authored site, encourages viewers to notice "art" in daily life. Images captioned with the names of art world giant...

ARTIST REFLECTIONS: Julian Schnabel Turns Camera On His Life | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Julian Schnabel was an art-superstar before turning his hand to writing, music, film, and architecture. A true renaissance man, Schnabel is now toutin...


Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Heaven, may I be a Yurikamome amid Chrysanthemum flowers at Gion Matsori? High over Yasaka, show me a bird's eye view of Kannon, the god of mercy Bo...

Defending an Art Market Perspective

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stephanie Adamowicz

An art market perspective translates into more informed and engaged collectors and art viewers, and, in turn, into greater support for the arts and artists more generally.

Can Art Keep You Out of Jail? Rikers Inmates and Alumni Exhibit Paintings

Glyn Vincent | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Glyn Vincent

A new exhibition in Crown Heights showcases the work of young male inmates from Rikers Island Prison. Their teacher -- Miss J -- encourages her students to take risks and explore with paint.

Painting A Gilded Age: Artist Rachel Kaye

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 04.26.2012 | Home
Kimberly Brooks

We are fresh from the loud popping noise of yet another bubble. I recently discovered the works of artist Rachel Kaye in Miami this December, as the crash had started to sink in.

The Artist, The Exhibitionist And Blogger Emily Gould

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

What fascinated me most about the New York Times Emily Gould piece was the x-ray view inside the mind of someone who craves the attention of strangers.

Art Records: $86.3M Bacon And $15.1 For Masturbating Anime Statue

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business