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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.

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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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10 fotos surpreendentes mostram que as mulheres de meia-idade são tudo menos invisíveis

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2014 | 3:45 PM

Nossa sociedade é obcecada pela juventude, especialmente no caso das mulheres. A maioria das mulheres mostradas em revistas, nas telas, em anúncios ou até mesmo no cânone vasto da história da arte está do lado jovem do espectro. Na realidade, se extraterrestres desembarcassem no nosso planeta hoje e se valessem...

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La gente calificó de pornográficas estas fotos de la hija de un artista. Y esto fue lo que él respondió

(53) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 1:02 PM

Wyatt Neumann es fotógrafo y padre. En 2014 hizo con su su hija Stella, de dos años, un viaje cruzando Estados Unidos, en el que fotografió su aventura por el camino. Neumann captó atardeceres y campos de maíz y, por supuesto, a Stella, posando como suelen ir las...

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'Lost Boys' Photo Series Depicts A Softer, Millennial Side Of Masculinity

(16) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:24 AM

Anyone who has ever had the privilege of knowing a living, breathing woman, or a living, breathing man, knows gender norms aren't all they're cracked up to be. The trope of the American man as some sort of macho cowboy reached its expiration date long ago, and yet the enigmatic...

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Watch Facebook Take Over The World In These Extremely Trippy Illustrations

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:21 AM

What if Facebook took over the world -- even more than it already has? What if the almighty social networking site existed in the age of M.C. Escher or Salvador Dali, and served as their inspirations? What if that damn website was watching you watching it watch you?

For...

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'Whisper In My Mask' Explores The Stunning Complexities Of Disguise

(2) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:12 AM

The first thing that caught our attention about 2014's TarraWarra Biennial was its deliciously intriguing title, "Whisper in My Mask." The second was this image.

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Tony Garifalakis, Untitled from the Bloodline series 2014, enamel on C type print, 60 x 40 cm, Courtesy of the...

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Le designer Dominic Wilcox a mis au point 10 inventions brillantes dont nous avons tous besoin (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 2:21 PM

Lorsque l'on pense aux inventeurs d'aujourd'hui, on les voit faire avancer la technologie jusqu'à des sommets d'innovation, de l'impression 3D aux téléphones intelligents. Mais le designer, penseur, artiste et visionnaire Dominic Wilcox travaille différemment.

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Bed (Un lit fabriqué en forme...

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Miranda July's New App Will Turn The World Into A Miranda July Film

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 2:04 PM

Nobody explores the space between intimacy and technology quite like Miranda July.

The performance artist, writer and filmmaker continually investigates the shapes of interconnectedness in the digital age, through films like "Me and You and Everyone We Know" and art initiatives like "We...

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Disseram que as fotos da filha de um artista eram pornográficas. Esta foi a resposta dele

(26) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 12:05 PM

Wyatt Neumann é fotógrafo e pai. Em 2014, ele levou sua filha de dois anos, Stella, numa viagem de carro pelo país, fotografando a jornada ao longo do caminho. Neumann capturou milharais e o por-do-sol e, é claro, Stella, muitas vezes usando a combinação de roupas prediletas de...

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'Time Slice' Photos Capture A Day In The Life Of A Famous Landmark, In One Glorious Photo

(2) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 8:51 AM

There is no ideal time to view a monument, natural wonder or city skyline. How can you compare the golden glow of sunrise to the warm shadows of sunset? The clear light of day to the dark depths of night? Claude Monet knew this, and thus painted single...

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David Lynch Does The Most David Lynch Ice Bucket Challenge Ever

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:45 PM

There are mere mortals, and then there is David Lynch.

While mere mortals throw buckets of ice water on themselves to raise awareness for ALS, David Lynch throws tiny cups of iced coffee atop his artistically inspirational coif, all while playing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on the...

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A Coloring Book For Grown-Ups Captures The Beautiful Horrors Of Adulthood

(6) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:29 AM

Most of us have, in our lifetimes, experienced the youthful bliss of a good coloring book.

Yes, there's something simultaneously thrilling, rewarding and sometimes frustrating about the pastime of connecting the dots and coloring within the lines, turning a boring, black-and-white image into an objet d'art. Most children who...

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10 Absurd Yet Brilliant Inventions That Bring Childhood Dreams To Life

(7) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:15 AM

When we think of the inventors of today, we typically envision those pushing technology to heights we never imagined, from 3D printing to the properties of the newest iPhone. But designer, thinker, artist, innovator and all around life inspiration Dominic Wilcox works a little differently.

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Art Initiative Explores The Imagined Space Where Islam Meets L.A.

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:02 AM

How does the Western hemisphere view the Islamic world? Some of our knowledge is informed by headlines and news reports, some by blockbuster movies. Some is surmised from the artwork that materializes from the region, and later dominates the international art market. Many of these sources, however, present a warped...

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Artist Turns Abandoned Building Into A Life-Size Dollhouse... Then Burns It Down

(8) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:14 AM

Here's an art project that would simultaneously dazzle and horrify your childhood self. Canadian artist Heather Benning transformed an abandoned 1960s farmhouse into a life-size dollhouse, and then, six years later, she burned the whole thing down.

Benning discovered the idle Saskatchewan farmhouse in 2005. "

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This Badass Lady Taxidermist Stuffs Her Animals And Eats Them Too

(6) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:08 AM

Elle Kaye is a 22-year-old scientist, sculptor, conservationist, and unconventional eater. More specifically, she's a taxidermist.

Yes, stuffing and mounting dead animals is Kaye's passion and pastime. And after hearing the young artist wax poetic on the powers of restoring a once living thing to its former state...

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Photographer Captures Scientists' Frightened Responses To Climate Change Discussions

(630) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 9:08 AM

We've read the daunting headlines. We've seen the bleak predictions. We know in our minds that climate change is putting our Earth's future in danger. And yet there's something uniquely frightening about this artist's attempt to transform global warming data into visceral, human responses.

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In...

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Junk Food Masks Reveal The Nightmarish Depths Of Sugar Addiction

(6) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 9:01 AM

In case, for some odd reason, you have ever had the urge to smear frosting and other delicious junk foods all over your face, we kindly ask you to refrain. The results are just too terrifying. It's "Lord of the Flies" with baked goods. Total delicious anarchy.

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Spanish Artist Puño Is Fulfilling All Of Your Nickelodeon-Meets-Pop-Art Dreams

(1) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 8:48 AM

Is there a universal sense of humor, one cosmic joke that would force even the grumpiest earthlings to erupt into laughter?

We're not sure, but a Spanish artist by the name of Puño has come painfully close. Below, you'll see our personal favorite of his smile-inducing depictions,...

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10 fotos de ballet que demuestran que la danza es la alternativa mágica a andar

(8) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 4:03 AM

En palabras de la legendaria bailarina y coreógrafa estadounidense Martha Graham, "la danza es el lenguaje secreto del alma". De hecho, hay algo especialmente atractivo acerca del arte que transporta tu cuerpo a la acción, convirtiendo tus piernas, tus pies y tus brazos y el mundo que te...

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