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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 Gotham Typeface Came To Define Our Era

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 8:55 PM

This post originally appeared on Slate.
By Jacob Covey

This is the third in a series of posts analyzing and celebrating typefaces. These posts were originally published by HiLobrow.

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GOTHAM | TOBIAS FRERE-JONES |...

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BREYER P-ORRIDGE And Pierre Molinier Turn Shapeshifting Into An Art (NSFW)

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 8:54 PM

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

If you are not familiar with the epic tale of the artist known as BREYER P-ORRIDGE, you're in for a treat.

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BREYER P-ORRIDGE Pharoah, 2005

The avant-avant-garde...

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T Meet Laser Cat, The Giant Art-Eating Cat That Shoots Lasers Out Of Its Eyes

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 1:38 PM

Imagine a giant inflatable golden cat with laser beams that shoot out of its eyes, projecting images and videos onto the world around it with the accompanying noise, "Pew pew!" No, this isn't a reprise of the SNL digital short, nor is it a terrifying drug-induced hallucination. No...

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Jayson Musson, Alex Da Corte And Dev Hynes Collaborate On Absurdist Soap Opera Inspired By 'Our Town'

(1) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 9:13 AM

"Yes, I desire that pink sphere" a young woman says, in French, pointing to a pink globe amongst shelves stacked with oranges and orange soda. A man in all black retrieves the sphere, asking "This one?" He's wearing stilts, a hairnet and pale greenish face paint.

"Yes, that is...

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Florida Satanic Church Is Now Passing Out Children's Coloring Books In Public Schools

(169) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 8:43 AM

Have you ever wondered what a Satanic children's coloring book might look like? Well, thanks to the great state of Florida you can now know for certain.

Behold, the "The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities," a coloring book that is being disseminated across Orange County public schools,

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15 tatoueurs incroyables à suivre sur Instagram (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 10:24 AM

Vous voulez un tatouage. Ou vous vous dites que peut-être, un jour, vous vous ferez tatouer. Ou peut-être voulez-vous embellir votre compte Instagram avec de belles couleurs et des lignes bien tracées. Quoi qu'il en soit, ce qui suit devrait vous plaire.

Voici nos 15 comptes Instagram de tatoueurs préférés....

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10 Insanely Detailed Drawings With One Foot In Reality And The Other In Our Dreams

(2) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 9:16 AM

Since the early days of The Huffington Post Arts & Culture page we've known one thing to be true: people love their hyperrealism. The demanding artistic style has tickled the eyes of many a reader with its devious ability to masquerade as a photograph despite its manmade origins....

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Luzinterruptus Visualizes The Heartbeat Of A City In Stunning New Installation

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 9:08 AM

Have you ever explored a city so viscerally alive you felt you could almost feel its heartbeat? If so, you'll find a warm, fuzzy place in your heart for art collective Luzinterruptus' newest installation.

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The Madrid-based artists journeyed to Tartu, Estonia to contribute...

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Los Angeles Women's Shelter Uses Art To Turn Wounds Into Light

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 11:14 AM

The Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission is a space that offers women shelter, clothing and food. But more importantly, it offers women counseling to break off ties to abusive pasts, harmful substances or other destructive patterns. The center recently added a therapeutic arts...

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Art Galleries Deliberate Introducing A Selfie Ban

(4) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 11:08 AM

Are your visits to art museums and galleries tarnished by peace signs, pouty faces, outstretched arms and other telltale signs of the dreaded selfie? If so, we bear good news.

According to The Telegraph, Arts Council chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette is suggesting that, for one hour a...

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15 Incredibly Talented Tattoo Artists You Should Follow On Instagram Right Now

(39) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 9:24 AM

So you want a tattoo. Or you want to dream about maybe, possibly, someday getting inked. Or perhaps you just want to spice up your Instagram feed with dazzling colors, sharp lines and a taste of the immortal potential of body art. Either way, we're here to help.

Behold,...

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Une grand-mère tricote des pénis géants et devient une star internationale (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Même la plus appliquée des grands-mères tricoteuses n'arrive pas à la cheville des réalisations de Holly Stewart. Il faut dire aussi que ses réalisations, ce sont des pénis géants.

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Son grand oeuvre s'appelle «Local Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises» («Une grand-mère locale tricote des pénis géants») et...

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Photo Series Honors The Age Old Photographic Tradition Of Giant Fingers Getting In The Way

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 8:20 AM

The tradition of photography has undergone oh-so-many changes throughout the centuries. From the camera obscura to the daguerreotype, from black-and-white film to color, then the digital revolution, the malleable medium of photography has never stayed still for long. However, throughout all the technological progressions and ideological meanderings, one thing has...

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Meet The High Priestess Of The Anti-Selfie, Danish Artist Melanie Bonajo (NSFW)

(4) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 10:03 AM

Warning: This post contains graphic imagery and may not be safe for work.

Taking anti-selfies, peeing in public, dyeing your pubic hair in neon hues. These aesthetically electrifying forms of contemporary rebellion feel like they could only have spawned from the present moment, one marked by omnipresent smart phones and...

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10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not

(2) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 8:09 PM

Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether in the field of art, science, philosophy, writing, mathematics, physics, or whatever your discipline of choice may be, the stroke of creativity bears a similar sensation....

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Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises, Becomes Our New Life Inspiration

(40) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 9:24 AM

We love ourselves a grandma who knows how to knit. But we have to say, even the most cozy of afghans can't quite compare to the fruits of grandmother Holly Stewart's labor. Because those fruits are giant, quilted penises.

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Yes, a real life, Kansas City-based...

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Artist Enters Trancelike State To Create Brutally Honest Portraits

(4) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Normally when we think of creating a portrait most true to life, we conjure an image of a photorealist depiction, every freckle and eyelash and wrinkle in its place. However, such a rendering mimics a photograph of the person, but not the person.

Enter Guillaume Bruère, a Berlin-based artist...

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This Exhibition Of 3D Printed Fashion Is The Art Lover's Answer To NYFW

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 9:10 AM

If towering models, unwearable fashions and ungodly prices aren't quite your speed, we found a New York Fashion Week activity that combines apparel worship with its friendly neighbors -- art and technology -- to hypnotic effects.

Art lovers and tech nerds, "Matter That Moves," a showing of 3D printed...

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Mr. Brainwash Street Art Tribute To 9/11 Victims Pops Up Across From World Trade Center Site

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 8:52 AM

A new mural has emerged in New York, across the street from the site of the World Trade Center. The work of ever-controversial street artist Mr. Brainwash, the massive piece is a tribute to the victims of 9/11, featuring the messages "We Love New York" and "Forever."

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10 artistas callejeras que son mejores que Banksy (FOTOS)

(43) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 8:12 AM

No nos malinterpretes, Banksy es un gran artista callejero. Hay muchos motivos para admirar al rey anónimo del arte en las paredes, desde su cruzada social para convertir internet en una galería de arte hasta haber conseguido transformar Nueva York en una exposición al aire libre....

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