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What Is Art

I Beg Of You, Please Stop Saying 'This Isn't Art'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

One person gazes into a tranquil painting of water lilies by Claude Monet and can't help but well up with tears. Another, unmoved by Impressionism, st...

This Is What Happens When You Mistake A Trash Can For An Art Installation

Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

Ah, the age old question that remains unanswered: "What is art?" Buried in years of shallow YouTube videos, this 2010 prank quest for truth examines t...

The Hubble Space Telescope's Greatest 'Art'

Mario Livio | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Mario Livio

I think everyone will agree that some of the images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope are absolutely breathtaking. This fusion of evocative reality with artistic rendering is simply irresistible.

WATCH: Renowned Auctioneer Simon De Pury Talks Design

Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts

Simon de Pury, chairman of auction house Phillips de Pury & Company and Work of Art judge, knows a thing or two about the fine line that separates goo...

Cornel West And The Future Of Art

Tim Suttle | Posted 09.06.2011 | Arts
Tim Suttle

If West is right, the artist has a decision to make: Do I want to be rich, or do I want to be an artist? There is an even more important question implicit here: Will we make room for the artist?