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Cy Twombly's Luscious Photography

Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts

Cy Twombly was one of the greatest artists of our generation. His paintings, cryptic fields of "calligraffiti," derailed the course of art history...

Royal Dog Portraits That Are Even Weirder Than You'd Expect

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

If you thought animal art was restricted to creepy garage sales and tacky mantles, you are in for a Royal awakening. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, ...

The Craziest Light Show Ever. Period.

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

Have you ever been to church and seen the light? Well at the recent Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium, the Luminarie De Cagna created an LED cathedral ...

Military Funding vs. Funding for the Arts: What Does the Difference Say About American Values?

Brendan McMahon | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts
Brendan McMahon

If we as Americans are so willing to grossly over-fund our military and defund our arts, our deepest expression of ourselves both at home and abroad is simply an expression of war.

Bonfire Of The Vanities: Artworks Set Ablaze

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Artists in particular are fragile souls who are vulnerable to those extreme moments of self-doubt where they cannot bear to look at their work anymore...

Yayoi Kusama: A Life Of Obsession

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama forever changed the polka dot. What was before a cute if not ordinary pattern was, to her, a hallucination, an absolute fixation on a rep...

When Yarn Attacks!

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

Many people who take up crocheting do so not entirely for the product but for the process, the smooth rhythm of loop after loop, knot after knot, cont...

The Most Decadent 24 Hours Ever

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Some people say museums are a bore. This is museum probably not what they are referring to when they make such a careless statement. Art, celebriti...

Book Smart Street Art

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

When you look at a Shakespeare play you may see many things: a masterpiece, a classic, or a headache, but Tim Rollins and K.O.S. (Kids of Survival), s...

What Do You Get When You Do A Blank Google Image Search?

Posted 01.17.2012 | Arts

The new Google search feature lets users begin a Google search by using an image. But what happens when that image is blank? Berlin artist Sebastia...

What? A Holocaust Inspired Fence Sparked Outrage?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

The design pair Studio Job is known for pushing the envelope with their provocative and dark genre-bending visions. But the duo recently realized that...

PHOTOS: You Won't Believe What This Art Is Made Of...

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Wim Botha is more like a mad scientist than a sculptor. He revives materials that were stale in their connotations, visually latent from overexposure,...

PHOTOS: Incredible Envelope Portraits

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

London-based artist Mark Powell has produced these striking drawings despite only using the most basic of materials: ink and paper. His recent series ...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Explores Shadows Between Art And Science

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Science, in theory, exists to clarify the truth. Art shows us the beauty of the lie. In 'Dark Matters', an exhibition exploring the shadows between ar...

If You Were Planning On Selling Your Stolen Banksy On eBay... Don't

Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

It wasn't the most well-planned of heists, but it took guts. Leon Lawrence has been accused of stealing Banksy piece 'Sperm Alarm,' painted on the wal...

PHOTOS: Ghosts and Cloudscapes From Early Photography

Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

The simultaneous advent of photography in Britain and France in the 19th century makes for a fascinating study of the two countries' early photographi...

Anish Kapoor Completes Twisted Tower For London Olympics

Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

Internationally-renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor's "Orbit" tower, previously covered on the Huffington Post, is finally complete. The giant, 1,400 ton t...

Insane Plans For London Olympics Labyrinth

ARTINFO | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

The verdict is in: after launching a design competition in July for London's forthcoming 50-acre Olympic Park, the Olympic Park Legacy Company has ann...

PHOTOS: Celebrity Photographer Takes On Pepper-Spraying Cop

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Tyler Shields is a photographer who has been allowed a fair amount of space to experiment with the medium. He slapped meat across Mischa Barton's face...

Famed, Controversial Installation Artist To Be Professor

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Tracey Emin, the artist famous for her revealing installations including the 1999 Turner Prize- nominated "My Bed," has been appointed Professor of Dr...

WATCH: Giant, Changing Emoticon Tells City's Mood

Posted 12.14.2011 | Arts

Are you constantly bombarded by unwanted emoticons in your texts and emails? Are you starting to think in terms of happy face versus sad face? Well, i...

Yoko Ono Returns For First Public UK Show In A Decade

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Yoko Ono, the widow of Beatles' songwriter John Lennon is preparing for her first show in a UK public institution in over a decade. The exhibition, fe...

UK's Desperate Plan To Keep Manet Painting

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Do you have a couple million pounds to spare? The UK is currently on the lookout for someone to pitch in £28m to keep Édouard Manet's unfinished mas...

Kevin Spacey Scolds Audience As Richard III

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

Kevin Spacey is receiving critical acclaim for more than just his scripted performance in the Sam Mendes production of Shakespeare's Richard III. The ...

WATCH: Leonardo Da Vinci: The Movie

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

In an age of crossovers, it seems like artists of every medium eventually transitions over to the big screen. The latest manifestation of this trend? ...