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Albrecht Durer

500 Years Of Being Absolutely Obsessed With Witches

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts

Before vampires swooped into popular culture and satiated our appetite for sexualized supernatural characters, there was a time when witches, witchcra...

82nd & Fifth: TIPPING POINT by Stijn Alsteens

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Albrecht Dürer made these studies of his own head and hand as well as a pillow when he was just twenty-two years old. "All kinds of aesthetic decisio...

Handjob

Francis Levy | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Albrecht Durer was, like Rembrandt, a great self-portraitist. The show parenthetically features a precocious self-portrait Durer did of himself when he was thirteen which contains the inscription, "I drew this after myself in front of a mirror in the year 1484 when I was a child."

History's Worst Twitter Scandals!

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Comedy
Davis Schneiderman

Even if an errant-tweet is music to your scandal-hungry ears, you may have actually missed some of the most knock-down, bare-knuckled, ugly tweet wars in history.

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

The Body Becomes The Canvas

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Who wants a tattoo of a few Chinese characters when you can have one of the greatest works of all time emblazoned on your back? Although most of the a...

The History Of Animals In Art, Literature And Music

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

The Morgan Library is exhibiting a collection of works illustrating how history's greatest artists, writers and musicians were inspired by animals. ...

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge

Jane Chafin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

2012-02-01-Screenshot20120201at4.57.27PM.jpgThis catalog delivers a fascinating look at the scientific technology of the sixteenth century and the celebrated artists who participated in it.

'Pawn Stars' Score With Durer Engraving

Posted 12.27.2011 | TV

Not every item Rick Harrison buys on "Pawn Stars" (Mondays, 10PM EST on HIST) can be classified as a major score, but Harrison hit the jackpot when he...

Self-Portraits: When Artists Turn Their Gaze Inward

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

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Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

For those of you who have yet to show off your legs this summer, perhaps you can learn a lesson or two from Albrecht Dürer's idea of beauty.

The Art Of The Headshot: Everyone's A Real Estate Agent

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Whether an activist, writer, blogger, student or artist, everyone has a headshot. Now, let us examine a couple rules, shall we?