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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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How The World Of Crime Photography Has Changed Since 1920

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 9:16 AM

Warning: This article contains graphic and violent imagery.


Many of us digest incidents of violence on a daily basis, via our local newspaper or digital media of choice. But how have these images of crime and its gruesome aftermath transformed over the course of the...

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Dustin Yellin Is Shredding $10,000 For The Sake Of Art, And It's Pretty Damn Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 9:07 AM

For the upcoming Spring/Break Art Show, part of New York’s Armory Arts Week, Dustin Yellin is collaborating with artist collective the Bazaar Teens on an eight painting series entitled "The Riches of God’s Love unto the Vessels of Mercy."

And by paintings, we mean brown...

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Naked People Dipped In Honey Make For A Truly Hypnotic Work Of Art (NSFW)

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2015 | 9:00 AM

Warning: This article contains lots of photos of naked bodies. Read at your own risk.

When you think of honey, what comes to mind? Is it a perfectly sweetened spot of tea? Your special someone calling your attention? Winnie the Pooh? Kanye West and Kim Kardashian making...

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A bela e corajosa face da juventude LGBT em risco pelo mundo (FOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 5:01 PM

“Durante vários momentos da minha vida, senti uma forte sensação de estar isolada”, explicou a fotógrafa Joan Lobis Brown ao The Huffington Post. “Acredito que a maioria das pessoas experimenta esse estado mental que, na verdade, faz parte da condição humana. Mas, em algumas circunstâncias, o isolamento é levado ao...

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How One Former Marine Used Ballet To Spread Veterans' Stories Around The World

(3) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 11:57 AM


Patrolling the stage in "Habibi Hhaloua," 2009. Photo by A. Fink.

Roman Baca still recalls his first day of training, when a Marine recruiter arrived at his Connecticut house "at 0500" to usher him to boot...

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Wildly Hyperrealistic Drawings Capture The Transformation Of The Aging Face

(3) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 10:17 AM

"The question that they usually ask me is: How can a 30-year-old artist, being young, be so fascinated by the aging and wrinkles that mark each person’s face?" artist Antonio Finelli explained in an email to The Huffington Post. Indeed, judging by his works, the Italian artist does...

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Another Street Artist Allegedly Vandalized A National Park And Posted About It On Instagram

(46) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 11:12 AM

We've said it before and we'll say it again: street artists of the world, please resist the urge to turn the planet's most well-preserved national parks into your canvases. And for those who can't possibly resist a chance to create art vandalize one of these precious sites, don't...

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Meet Mernet Larsen, A 75-Year-Old Painter Who's Hosting Her First Art Show In L.A.

(5) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 8:55 AM


Sit-ups Leg-lifts, 2012 Acrylic, string, and tracing paper on canvas 46.25 x 60.25 in

Reading Tolstoy in bed. Exercising on a sea foam green mat. Enjoying pizza and beer with old friends. These are the humdrum...

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Τέχνη και φεμινισμός: 6 γυναίκες καλλιτέχνες από την Αφρική αλλάζουν το πρόσωπο της σύγχρονης τέχνης

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 2:39 AM

Το 1929, μία ομάδα γυναικών μαζεύτηκε στη Νιγηριανή πόλη Άμπα για να διαμαρτυρηθεί για τη φορολογική πολιτική, χρησιμοποιώντας ως όπλο τους τα γυμνά κορμιά τους. Αυτή η διαμαρτυρία, σήμανε την έναρξη του μοντέρνου κινήματος των Νιγηριανών γυναικών και το γυμνό γυναικείο σώμα έγινε το σύμβολο της διαμαρτυρίας.

Ακολουθώντας αυτό το...

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Take A Moment To Admire The Buildings You Pass By Each Day, But Rarely Truly See

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 6:45 PM

You work in them. You live in them. You pass by them everyday. They stretch above us like forest canopies made of metal and steel. They're the buildings, the skyscrapers, the various architectural structures that, after a while, begin to fade into the background.


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This Blessed Music Video Turns Doodling Into A Spiritual Experience

(1) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 9:17 AM

It's a beautiful thing when two entirely different art forms fit so well together that the boundaries between vision and sound, hand and ear, line and note, begin to blur. We're feeling that particular kind of synesthesia after watching "Anthropomorph," a new music video by guitar goddess Kaki...

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Fotógrafa retrata 100 artistas em suas casas e estúdios

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 4:30 PM

Um grande retrato é mais do que um reflexo congelado da aparência de um sujeito. É um momento de oportunidade, coberto de luz natural, no qual o eu autêntico do sujeito é visível em sua expressão, em sua postura, em sua aura. Um grande retrato borra a linha entre o...

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Banksy se infiltra en Gaza para apoyar a los palestinos que peor lo pasan

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 1:46 PM

Banksy ataca de nuevo.

Esta vez ha viajado a la franja de Gaza para denunciar las atroces condiciones de vida de sus habitantes. A través de sus artísticas y reivindicativas pintadas, ha ilustrado la situación de los 1,8 millones de palestinos confinados allí.

Una de sus obras es un documental...

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Banksy Goes Undercover In Gaza To Support Struggling Palestinians

(61) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 1:34 PM

The anonymous street artist Banksy released a series of new works Wednesday in Gaza, all commenting on the dire situation of the 1.8 million Palestinian residents confined to the area.


One of the works is a short documentary posturing as an advertisement for the region,...

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Les photos adorables, et surtout très viriles, d'hommes et de leur chat?

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 12:08 PM

On dit que le chien est le meilleur ami de l'homme. On associe généralement les chats à une propriétaire féminine... et à tort. Le photographe et amoureux des chats, David Williams, a voulu faire la preuve que les propriétaires de chats ne perdent rien de leur virilité en présence de...

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Adorables fotos de hombres y gatos prueban que pocas cosas son tan masculinas como ser dueño de un minino

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 10:45 AM

Los perros son, como reza el dicho, el mejor amigo del hombre. En cambio, de manera injusta, los gatos son siempre asociados a dueñas mujeres. El fotógrafo (y amante de los gatos) David Williams se dio a la tarea de demostrar que expresar tu lado masculino y aceptar...

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A Brief Guide To The Basic Fundamentals Of Art Therapy

(10) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 9:23 AM

The British Association of Art Therapists defines art therapy as "a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as its primary mode of communication." There are no limits on who can participate and no constrictions on what artistic supplies can be incorporated. The field, available to children and adults of...

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고양이를 반려동물로 키우는 건 충분히 남성적이다!(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 9:43 PM

사람들은 말한다. 개가 남자의 가장 좋은 친구라고. 고양이는 보다 여성적인 반려동물이라고.

웃기시네. 포토그래퍼이자 고양이광인 데이비드 윌리엄스는 남자다운 것과 고양이를 키우는 것 사이에는 아무런 상관도 없으며, 고양이를 키우면서도 충분히 남자가 남자다울 수 있다는 걸 증명한다.


윌리엄스는 허핑턴포스트에 "이 사회가 반려동물에 따라...

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Adorable Photos Of Men And Cats Prove Few Things Are More Manly Than Cat Ownership

(45) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 9:39 AM

Dogs are, as the saying goes, man's best friend. Cats, however, are often aligned with a feminine owner, however unfairly. Photographer (and cat enthusiast) David Williams set out to prove that expressing your masculine side and embracing your adoration for felines are not mutually exclusive.

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Inside The Racy, Blood-Soaked Drama Of Laura Krifka's Painted World (NSFW)

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 9:36 AM

Note: This exhibition contains lots of (painted) nudity. Be warned.

With all the juicy melodrama of a telenovela and the gravitas of a Baroque painting, Laura Krifka pumps her canvases full of love, lust and a thirst for blood. Her exhibition "Reap the Whirlwind," now in its final...

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