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'Watch Me Move' Showcases The Wide World Of Animation

Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts

'Watch Me Move: The Animation Show,' now exhibiting at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, is almost absurdly ambitious. Organizers of the show, the lar...

WATCH: Banksy's 'Antics Roadshow'

Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

Banksy's new project may be a step back from graffiti, but the artist is true to form in his new Channel 4 special, Antics Roadshow, in his celebratio...

WATCH: Surreal Sculpture On A Farm

VernissageTV | Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Garden of Forking Paths is the title of an outdoor sculpture project, which the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst is staging on the Blum family e...

WATCH: The Real Girl Behind A Yemeni Revolutionary Portrait

Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Among the pro-revolution artworks produced during the recent uprisings in Yemen depicts a young girl carrying a large bag and making the victory sign....

Who's On Top And Who's Flopped: Art Auction Round-Up

Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art As global markets dropped sharply on Monday over fears from the US’s new credit rating, the art market could not escape the plumm...

WATCH: Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock!

Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts

On August 13, we celebrate the memory of Alfred Hitchcock, who was born on this day in 1899. If he were as immortal as his films, this would make him ...

Britain 'Punching Itself In The Face': Riots Destroying Art

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

As the England riots appear to be winding down, much of the news coverage is revolving around the political issues underpinning the unrest, but one of...

WATCH: 'Paul' The Musical

Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts

Behind the scenes features on the new 'Paul' Blu-Ray DVD include a hilarious and impromptu musical. The movie, which includes stars Kristen Wiig, Jaso...

'Art In The Streets' Sets Record For MOCA

Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art's (MOCA) highly publicized and critiqued show "Art In The Streets" is making headlines once again by breaki...

Does Banksy App Make The Street Art Hunt Too Easy?

Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Whether they're torn down or washed out or simply scrubbed over, the politically charged street art by graffiti activist Banksy can be difficult to fi...

Conceptual Artist Roman Opalka Dies At 79

nytimes.com | WILLIAM GRIMES | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Roman Opalka, a leading conceptual artist who, beginning with the numeral one in 1965, methodically painted consecutive numbers on canvas in a march t...

Spice Girls Musical In The Works

Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts

The Spice Girls will see their musical legacy of girl power, friendship and female identity live on in an upcoming musical. Absolutely Fabulous st...

The Struggles Of Russian Street Art

Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts

The first images of Russian street art that made it onto the blog circuit were unsettling. They weren't sorrowful like some of the works in Cairo, and...

PHOTOS: Nan Goldin's 'Fire Leap' In London

Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

Photographer Nan Goldin's Fire Leap exhibition at the Sprovieri Gallery London was part of the inauguration of the new Sprovieri Gallery Space at 23 H...

'Savage Beauty' One Of The Met's Top 10 Exhibits

Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition came to an end last night, but it has already considered one of the Met's...

'The King's Speech' Heads To Broadway

www.showbiz411.com | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

I told you first, and quite a while ago, that "The King’s Speech" would head to Broadway after its run as a film. Then it won the Oscar. Now I’m t...

We Are All Medicis: Kickstarter In Depth

nytimes.com | ROB WALKER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Arts

We had this idea, some friends and I, for a small public art project in New Orleans last year. The problem was, it involved some professional printing...

WATCH: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Kicks Off

Posted 10.05.2011 | Arts

The worlds largest art festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (The Fringe) kicked off today in Scotland, and as usual, theater lovers are everywhere....

Found: The Oldest Art In United Kingdom?

Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

A 14,000 year old carving found in a cave on the Gower peninsula, a part of South West Wales, may be the oldest example of rock art in Britain. The ca...

The Brothers Grim: Interview With Jake & Dinos Chapman

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The Chapman brothers are not shy. Since first bursting onto the art scene in the early 90s with work featured in the notorious YBA exhibition, Sensati...

Portraits Of Hitler's Parents Surface, Head To Auction

Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Two portraits, depicting Adolf Hitler's parents Klara and Alois, are due to go up for auction Monday. The one-of-a-kind portraits, which had been owne...

14 Incredible Fictional Worlds You'd Most Want to Visit (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Some people dream of visiting India or Brazil -- other people have loftier, if not impossible, travel ambitions. With the summer travel season in ...

Absolut Inspiration: Vodka And Art

Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts

There's a fine line between great advertising and arts patronage. When a brand wants to remain in customers' minds, one of the most effective ways to ...

Is Nostalgia Dead?

Tom Mallory | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a most galvanizing article by Niklas Maak - a writer and arts editor for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The ...

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...