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Priscilla Frank is the Arts & Culture Editor of the Huffington Post. She studied Rhetoric at Berkeley and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Follow her @badgirlpripri.

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Breve historia de la censura en el arte: de 1508 hasta la actualidad

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 9:50 PM

El Real Academia Española de la Lengua (RAE) define censura como "dictamen y juicio que se hace o da acerca de una obra o escrito".

El mundo del arte —un reino poblado por obras frecuentemente aclamadas por sus características transgresoras, controvertidas y tabúes— choca por lo general,...

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Misty Copeland Makes Her Broadway Debut

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 6:00 PM

Just one week after becoming the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland...

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이 놀라운 바나나 아트를 보라!(화보)

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 12:10 PM

바나나는 비타민 B, C와 식이 섬유 섭취에 최고인 과일이다. 그뿐만 아니다. 사실 바나나는 좋은 아트의 재료이기도 하다.


이 바나나 아트는 '과일 아티스트'인 스테반 프루스케의 작품들이다. 그는 역사적인 예술 작품들을 바나나를 이용해서 섬세하게 다시 창조한다. 레오나르도 다빈치의 명작인 '최후의 만찬'마저도!


아래에서 그의 멋진 작품들을 감상하자....

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Photographer Explores The Beautiful Diversity Of Redheads Of Colour

(6) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 9:54 AM

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Red hair is usually the result of a mutation in a gene called MC1R, also known as a melanocortin 1 receptor. Normally, when activated by a certain hormone, MC1R sparks a series of signals that leads to the production of brown or black pigment. Yet, in...

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Esta fotógrafa explora la hermosa diversidad de los negros pelirrojos

(4) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 8:09 AM

El pelo rojo suele ser el resultado de una mutación en el gen MC1R, también conocido como receptor 1 de melanocortina. Normalmente, cuando se activa cierta hormona, el gen MC1R desencadena una serie de señales que terminan en la producción de pigmentos marrones o negros. Sin embargo, en los casos...

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バナナ・アートの「最後の晩餐」が可愛い(画像集)

(1) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 6:13 AM

バナナは、実はアート作品にも良い食材なのだ。

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How To Bring Out Your Inner Witch, According To Our Favorite Feminist Occult Artist

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 3:51 PM


Marjorie Cameron was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa in 1922. At the age of 18, she joined the Navy as a cartographer, where she honed her childhood interest in drawing into a signature artistic vision, characterized by spindly lines and delicate yet sensuous forms. After the Navy, she...

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Fotógrafa comprova a beleza dos ruivos das mais variadas raças (FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 8:53 PM

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O cabelo ruivo é geralmente resultado de uma mutação de um gene chamado MC1R. Normalmente, quando ativado por um determinado hormônio, o MC1R provoca uma série de sinais, que leva à produção de pigmentos castanhos ou pretos. No entanto, nos casos em que...

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This Is The Only Basketball Court That Could Lure An Art Nerd To Play Sports

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 7:10 PM


I don't care for sports. I don't trouble myself with teams or plays or scores. But I do love to watch, zone out and experience a game unfold on what more often than not looks like a giant, three-dimensional abstract canvas.


There is something sublime...

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Poussy Draama's Mobile Doctor's Office Is Challenging Sex Ed Norms In America

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 2:27 PM


Recently I went to the beach with my 2-year-old cousins and our grandma. At one point, desperate for their affection, I reached out my hand and asked for a pinky promise guaranteeing they wouldn't forget me. They reached out their fingers in a single curled-up claw and I specified,...

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14 Photos That Prove Beauty Has No Definition

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 12:12 PM


What makes you feel beautiful? A new haircut? A hot shower? A kiss from a loved one? An act of creativity, generosity or bravery? There is no right answer. In the words of Emily Dickinson: "Beauty -- be not caused -- It is."


Anyone who has ever...

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Miniature Embroideries Reveal The Inner Imagination Of Artist Michelle Kingdom

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 11:55 AM


What medium makes up the images in your imagination?


At first, I'd jump to photography or film to describe the memories, hopes, fears and in-betweens that live inside my skull. But those precise art forms, arguably developed to document the real, leave little wiggle room. The faithful images...

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15 βαθιές σκέψεις πάνω στη κουλτούρα των τατουάζ που θα σας κάνουν να τα δείτε με άλλο μάτι

(9) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 6:37 PM

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Θέλετε να κάνετε ένα τατουάζ. Ή έχετε ήδη ένα τατουάζ. Ή έχετε πολλά τατουάζ. Ή απλά δεν μπορείτε να καταλάβετε γιατί κάποιος να θέλει να κάνει τατουάζ. Ή αγαπάτε τα τατουάζ, αλλά οι γονείς σας δεν καταλαβαίνουν γιατί να θέλει κάποιος να κάνει τατουάζ....

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Photographer Explores The Beautiful Diversity Of Redheads Of Color

(5) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 6:22 PM


Red hair is usually the result of a mutation in a gene called MC1R, also known as a melanocortin 1 receptor. Normally, when activated by a certain hormone, MC1R sparks a series of signals that leads to the production of brown or black pigment. Yet, in cases when both...

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This Banana Artist Is Very Serious About Bananas And Art

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 4:37 PM

Bananas are very good sources of vitamin B, vitamin C and dietary fiber. For some, they're also good for artistic inspiration. 

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Why A 'Beast Jesus' Opera Is The Best/Worst Idea Ever

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 2:32 PM


On Aug. 22, 2012, an elderly Spanish woman took it upon herself to give Jesus Christ a makeover.


Specifically, she attempted to restore Elías García Martínez's 1930 painted fresco "Ecce Homo," which hangs in a church in Borja, Spain. The 80-year-old vigilante restorer, named Cecilia Giménez, noticed that J.C....

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Visionary Japanese Artist M'onma Creates Drawings In A Trance

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 5:35 PM


With graphite and ink and colored pencil, Japanese contemporary artist M'onma drafts densely layered visions of melting hallucinations. Intricate cross-hatchings muddle and reveal deformed clowns, divine Buddhas and animal-beast hybrids, wrapped up in a narrative accordion that's constantly in flux. The convoluted visions feel like a code...

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Behold, The Camouflaged Nudes Of Master Body Painter Filippo Ioco

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 2:14 PM

Warning: this post contains some (highly disguised) nudity and may not be appropriate for work. 

Hello reader. I know what you came here for. Nudes. Artsy, artsy nudes. 

And that's not all. I can tell you're not the type of reader who wants your nudes handed over on a silver platter....

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Photographer Comes Out To Her Family And Documents Their Reactions

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 12:05 PM


Photographer Paola Paredes likes girls. She has since an early age. Growing up in Ecuador, however, Paredes became accustomed to keeping this concealed. "It became something I was used to hiding," the artist explained to Fotographia magazine. "There were many years where I tortured myself into...

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Maya Angelou's Art Collection Will Give You The Fire To Finish The Day Right

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 8:08 PM


"You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have," the incomparable Maya Angelou once said. The iconic American author, poet, dancer, actress -- and artist -- was also an avid art collector. Housing powerful works by figures like Jacob...

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