Priscilla Frank
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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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Ξεπεράστε τον χωρισμό σας με μαρκαδόρους: Ένα διαφορετικό coloring book για ενήλικες

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2016 | 7:10 AM

dead shark
"Annie Hall" by Grace Helmer

«Μία σχέση, νομίζω, είναι σαν ένας καρχαρίας,» είναι η διάσημη ατάκα του Woody Allen ως Alvy Singer στην ταινία του 1977 «Annie Hall». «Καταλαβαίνεις; Πρέπει να κινείται συνεχώς προς τα μπροστά αλλιώς θα πεθάνει. Και νομίζω ότι αυτό που...

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이 아티스트의 누드 도널드 트럼프 그림은, 전혀 예쁘지 않다

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 9:20 PM

경고 : 이 기사에는 도널드 트럼프의 완전 누드 그림이 있다. 우리는 분명히 경고했다.

1991년 에스콰이어와의 인터뷰에서 도널드 트럼프는 말했다. "알다시피, 젊고 아름다운 엉덩이를 갖고 있는 한 미디어가 나에 대해 뭐라고 쓰든지 상관 없습니다"라고 말이다. 트럼프. 당신 말이 맞다.

불행히도 모두가 나이가 든다. 게다가...

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Artist Imagines What Donald Trump Looks Like Naked And It Ain't Pretty (NSFW)

(2) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 11:33 AM

Warning: This image contains imagined full frontal nudity of Donald Trump and cannot be unseen. 

In a 1991 interview with Esquire, Donald Trump said, "You know, it really doesn’t matter what the media write as long as you’ve got a young, and beautiful, piece of ass." Too true,...

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La evolución de la moda pin-up: desde los años 30 hasta la década de los 60 (FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2016 | 7:55 AM


La espectacular chica de arriba es Fannie Belle Fleming, también conocida como Blaze Starr, la stripper y comediante considerada la Reina del Burlesque. Era famosa por su indomable melena pelirroja y su (aún más indomable) sentido del humor. A menudo acababa sus stripteases echando humo entre...

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What Medical Students Can Learn From Art Museums

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 2:55 PM

A hospital is not just a laboratory. A patient is not simply a diagnosis. And medicine is often more than a science. 

"We are pretending to be accurate scientists but we’re really social scientists," Alexandra Charrow, a resident in internal medicine and dermatology at Brigham and...

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A Visual History Of Marilyn Monroe As A Pin-Up Icon

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 8:07 PM

Norma Jeane Mortenson was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Twenty years later, she adopted the name Marilyn Monroe, and catapulted to an unparalleled level of superstardom. 

In her all too brief lifetime, Monroe seduced the world -- no small feat. And even over 50 years after...

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The Most Hilariously Disturbing Parts Of That Famous Hieronymus Bosch Painting

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 6:51 PM

A new interactive exhibit takes you, from the comfort of your own laptop, into the tangled orgy of dirty details that is Hieronymus Bosch’s iconic 16th century painting "The Garden of Earthly Delights."

Thanks to the website, you can navigate the tangled terrain of the...

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Artist Pays Latino Day Workers Hourly Wage To Sit For A Portrait

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 4:27 PM

When John Sonsini began painting Latino day laborers in Los Angeles, California, around 2001, his intentions weren't quite political. They were practical. The subjects were available and abundant. 

Sonsini first noticed a man cleaning up outside the building that housed his studio. They struck up a...

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Bizarre Found Photos Follow A Man In A Bear Suit Through Nazi Germany

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 12:30 PM

"In short: from the very first day, I loved being a bear."

Photography collector Jean-Marie Donat discovered a bizarre blip in the world of found photography. In Germany, between the 1920s and the 1960s, there was...

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How Betty Woodman Became The Queen Of Ceramics

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 2:19 PM

There are certain mornings when kitchens become works of art. The red checkered tablecloth, the fruits in the fruit bowl, the colored coffee mugs with their scratched off insignias, and the cabinet's best selection of boxed cereals, frozen momentarily in arbitrary formations, all illuminated by morning light. 


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Woman Buys A Box Of Junk, Finds Original Andy Warhol Inside

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 2:35 PM

What is art? What is junk? Will we ever know for certain?

These eternal questions proved all the more impenetrable when, as The New York Post reported, a New Jersey woman found an Andy Warhol print inside of a recently purchased box of junk. Funnily...

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Every Day For 20 Years, Willard Hill Made A Sculpture From Trash

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 2:01 PM

"He just kept saying, 'I didn’t think anybody would care, I didn’t think anybody would care,'" Paige Wery explained in an interview with The Huffington Post.

Wery, the owner of Los Angeles' Good Luck Gallery, is describing her first interaction with artist Willard...

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Disorienting Nude Photos DGAF About Your Body Standards (NSFW)

(1) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 12:14 PM

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work. 

Photographer Julia SH is from Sweden, where, she explained to The Huffington Post, people tend to have a "frank, everyday view of nudity." In her opinion, this likely stems from the kind of exposure a variety...

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Female Photographers Discuss The Real Anxieties Of Being Women

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 3:54 PM

"A woman must continually watch herself," critic John Berger wrote in Ways of Seeing. "One might simplify this by saying: men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at."

As a bona fide woman, I get the feeling. I've learned to both...

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A revista de arte outsider que enxerga todos como artistas

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 1:56 PM


“Sempre me interessei pela arte estranha”, explicou ao Huffington Post John Maizels, hoje editor da revista Raw Vision. “Eu viajava e colecionava coisas. Não sabia realmente que isso tinha nome, até que descobri Jean Dubuffet.”

A história soa vagamente familiar. Passei o mês de janeiro, até...

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Inside Rihanna's Weirdly Emo Album Cover

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 12:16 PM

When Rihanna's newest album "Anti" dropped last week, the general reaction was a happy confusion. The reigning pop star known for her electro bangers and tropical reggae swagger presented a mellow mishmash of musical stylings highlighting her vocal flux and authentic soulfulness. If you were expecting a...

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20 Young Writers Of Color Share Their Favorite Poems

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 6:57 PM

In December, The New York Times invited noted writers, actors and public figures to share their favorite poems, reaching out to people like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elena Ferrante Tavi Gevinson, Lena Dunham and Junot Díaz, among others. 

After reading the published list, Tabia Alexine,...

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Your Visual Guide To The Timeless Queens Of Pin-Up

(1) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 5:03 PM

The bombshell above is Fannie Belle Fleming, also known as Blaze Starr, the stripper and comedienne hailed as the Queen of Burlesque. She was known for her fiery red hair and even more fiery sense of humor, often ending an erotic strip tease by releasing smoke from between...

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A Breakup-Themed Coloring Book To Help You Get Over An Ex

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 5:13 PM

"A relationship, I think, is like a shark," Woody Allen, as Alvy Singer, famously declared in 1977's "Annie Hall." "You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark."

And with that, the neurotic...

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How A Nocturnal Politician Became The Unlikely Father Of Wildlife Photography

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 2:22 PM

In the late 19th and early 20th century, photographer George Shiras lived something of a double life.

During the day, he served as a successful lawyer and politician, eventually becoming a member of the House of Representatives for the state of Pennsylvania. At night, however, he roamed...

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