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Tom Otterness

Interview With Museum of Arts and Design's Artist-In-Residence, Derek Haffar

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

I met Derek Haffar at the Museum of Arts and Design during one of his Artist Studio hours last year. He was working on reconfigured, fragmented or broken castings of people. I walked in and convinced him to mask me.

Eli Broad, Houston Schools Supe Grier on Urban Education

Jane Williams | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Jane Williams

This week on Bloomberg EDU, Eli Broad, philanthropist and founder of two Fortune 500 companies, discusses his native Detroit public schools, blended learning, school leadership and a national system for education.

NSFW Zodiac Love Sculptures

Posted 11.30.2012 | Arts

Tom Otterness is known for his iconic bronze sculptures populating New York subway stations. (And alsofor shooting a dog in the name of art.) We've re...

An Art Tour Of NYC's Subways

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts

In New York City, underground art is a literal phenomenon. Nearly 200 permanent works line the walls and floors of the city's subways, commissioned by...

Learning How to Be a Professional Artist Is a Lifelong Process

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

What was considered so important for artists to know back then now seems vaguely irrelevant. These days, the focus of artist-as-businessperson workshops and classes is not how to apply for money but how to earn it -- how to be entrepreneurial.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: 10 Most Intense Performance Art Pieces

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Performance art, an unconventional medium in itself, has taboos in its roots. Sex, violence and religion are pretty much a given. But when you have th...

The Death of a Dog, Bad Art, and Not Great Journalism

Ken White | Posted 02.06.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

There are many ways the controversy focusing on artist Tom Otterness was mishandled, but a piece of the story as yet untold does need to get aired.

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Artist With Shocking Past Hired For City Project | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco dog lovers are up in arms after a Brooklyn-based artist who once shot and killed a dog as part of a video art installation was given a $...

Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Allan M. Jalon

In the early January of 2005, I took a long walk in a blizzard to look at sculpture. This recent blizzard reminded me entirely of that adventure.

Open House New York Offers Free Access to Architectural Wonders This Weekend

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Free access to places you can't easily visit: everything from the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel, the world's oldest subway tunnel, to a museum of models of the work of the architect Richard Meier.