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Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. Retrospective at Tate Modern, London (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

With Performing Sculpture, the Tate Modern in London presents the UK's largest ever exhibition of Alexander Calder, who was one of the ground-breaking artists of the 20th Century and pioneer of kinetic sculpture.

Can the Broad Museum Threaten the Tate Modern?

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts
Lionel Rolfe

I got a sense of what "real" modern art can be by a brief visit to Tate Modern, not far from the Thames in London. I found a museum full of light and mechanics and cars and giant pianos hanging from ceilings. I think the real problem was American modern art.

Cultural London: Top Events and Exhibits This Autumn

George Hobica | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Which of the world's museums is the most Googled? It's London's Science Museum. I recently spent an hour in the museum's permanent exhibit of information technology through the ages and I can see why.

Museum Time Travel

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.22.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

I don't know how long I was there, but every moment was a treasure. I hadn't expected to find the Brancusis, so the surprise was even more wonderful in the Philadelphia heat which had given me a killer migraine as soon as I'd left the airport.

Sonia Delaunay at the Tate Modern

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Sonia Delaunay is a beautiful name. Poetically dreamy it is a contemporary cousin to Isadora Duncan and conjures up floating scarves of swirling patterns, though not necessarily of the strangling kind.

London's Tate Modern Celebrates Marlene Dumas

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Dumas's use of medium is refreshing and honest. Her works feel vibrant and of today; her use of watercolour and paint, on humble paper and canvas, reflect both the poetry and poverty of a South Africa that connects to the raw beauty of its geography.

5 Most Anticipated Exhibitions This Season

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts

American artists go to Paris, while Tokyo celebrates one of its own. Here's our list of the five most exciting contemporary art exhibitions opening at museums around the world during the first half of this year.

Does a Museum Visit Really Require Homework?

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.24.2015 | Arts
Lev Raphael

In a world drenched with 24/7 information, what's wrong with just experiencing art for yourself? Who says you have to "study up?" Museum exhibitions are designed to inform. You don't need to arm yourself in advance as if you're going into hazardous territory, you don't need to do homework.

Fall Highlights: Yayoi Kusama's New Pumpkin-Themed Show Debuts in London

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts

One of 2012's surprise hit shows in London was Yayoi Kusama's retrospective at Tate Modern. Partly, it was that the work was so good -- playful, hyper-real, immersive pieces.

Up Hill Down Hall. An Indoor Carnival. Tate Modern, London (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.25.2014 | Arts

London's Notting Hill Carnival is one of the largest street festivals in the world. Starting its life as a local festival set up by the West Indian co...

Urban Artists Build A Street Offering To Peru

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House. London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along...

The Most Unforgettable Experiences in London

Viator | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

Whether you're looking to check off the top sights, hit the shops or discover the British capital through the eyes of the locals, here are 50 unforgettable experiences to have in London.

Kid Crawls On Million-Dollar Artwork, Internet Lets Out Collective WTF?

Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

This is why we can't have nice things. Holy crap. Horrible kids, horrible parents. @tate— Stephanie Theodore (@Theodor...

Famous British Museum Faces Heat For Their Controversial Involvement With BP

ARTINFO | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts

Tate is once again under fire for its involvement with BP. Fifteen Tate Members have sent a letter to the Tate Members Council, chaired by broadcaster...

WHOA: You've Never Seen A Gingerbread House Like This Before

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Gingerbread houses have their place -- at the kids' table and in our childhood Christmas memory bank for the most part -- unless, that is, they're one...

Possibility of Museum on NYC's 'New' Roosevelt Island

Jim Luce | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Not often does an important new museum open in New York City. One is possible now because the Roosevelt Island Steam Plant is about to be decommissio...

Eat Royally in London -- For a Few Pounds Less!

Greg Garrett | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Greg Garrett

No mushy sandwiches, no musty curries, no greasy fish and chips. With a little planning, your London dining can and should be at least the equal of your shopping, museum, or business highlights.

Abandoned Ruins Of Star Wars Film Sets

Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

If you thought Anakin Skywalker's home planet was located in a galaxy far, far away, guess again. The vast lands of Tatooine are actually located in t...

Matisse's Cut-Outs Head To London

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

LONDON — London's Tate Modern says it will stage the largest-ever exhibition of late works by Henri Matisse next year. "Henri Matisse: the Cut-...

Why It's Time for Galleries to Dump the Jargon

Christina Patterson | Posted 04.11.2013 | Arts
Christina Patterson

You might think that it was fine for art sometimes to "question" things, but that most of the "questions" that were being raised were questions that had been raised in art quite a lot before.

Painting Outside The Box

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts

There was a time when one could separate painting and performance into two distinct artistic fields, painting with a permanent result and performance ...

Seeing Through the Eye of the Storm: Olafur Eliasson Explores Ways of Looking and Perceiving

Kisa Lala | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

View of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre during a storm on 2 November, 2012 - A collaboration between Henning Larsen Architects an...

Did 9,000 Butterflies Need To Die For This?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.18.2012 | Arts

Damien Hirst has never been a fan favorite amongst animal rights activists. They didn't love his formaldehyde-soaked shark and they weren't so pleased...

Rooted and Unbendable Ai Weiwei

Misha Lyuve | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Misha Lyuve

Every society has constraints that offer opportunity for vision, freedom and courage. "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" by Alison Klayman is a documentary about a man who appreciates the possibilities and challenges of this opportunity in China.

'The Scream' Is Only The Beginning...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.28.2012 | Arts

Most of us know Norwegian painter Edvard Munch by his "Scream," which has continued to echo throughout our collective nightmares since the late 19th c...