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Art Galleries Get Wise During the Busiest Time of the Year

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Art patrons scramble trying to figure out which exhibition will have the best opening and art party. Yes, there are a few galleries that choose a later date to celebrate the opening of the next exhibition, but most have not strayed from this ritual.

10 Radical Women Video Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts

In the 1960s and '70s, artists began focusing their attention on the possibilities of the moving image through video art. Some captured and later ...

We're Absolutely Obsessed With The New 'Portlandia' Promo Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The promo art for the fourth season of "Portlandia" is out and, spoiler alert, it's perfect. Comedy duo par excellence Fred Armisen and Carrie...

Alex Prager is Not Another Face in the Crowd

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

The saturated colors, the sharpness of the images, the composition of her pieces, and the combination of old Hollywood glamour and timelessness called my attention and that of many others who have been collecting her pieces.

The Voyeur's Guide To Navigating A Crowd

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Though we experience being in them all the time, there is something oddly unsettling about crowds. Swarms of strangers brushing past each other, occas...

L.A. Women: Five Female Artists You Might Not Know...Yet

Susan Michals | Posted 09.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Susan Michals

The five women below have bucked the proverbial system and gone outside the confines of the norm in an effort to get their work out there.

LUMEN Makes Surreal Playground Of Salt

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

We could not be any more excited about LUMEN, the upcoming arts festival that is turning an industrial waterfront in Staten Island into an artist play...

Behind The Scenes With Alex Prager

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

If you are counting down like we are, you know that photographer Alex Prager's long awaited exhibition "Compulsion" is opening this week in New York, ...

Photos Help Stop Violence Against Women

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts

We all know the harrowing statistics by now: 1 in 5 women will be raped or the victim of an attempted rape during her lifetime. Man Up, an organiz...

Alex Prager Gets A Little Bit Dramatic

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Alex Prager's photographs are emblems of the joys and tragedies of living in Los Angeles. The self-taught photographer does for LA what Woody Allen di...

Lara Stone Won't Discuss Nudity, Prefers Puppy Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style

Everyone wants a piece of Lara Stone. The model, who has an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein, is a Vogue regular, runway fixture and wife of Briti...

WATCH: Videos Of Gosling, Pitt and Clooney As Drop-Dead Gorgeous Villains

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

There is something undeniably glamorous about evil, something dark, tantalizing and intense. In our daily lives most try to steer clear of wrongdoing,...

Ingenue Interview: Vanessa Prager

Nicole Garton | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Nature, electronics, toys, color... Vanessa tends to use a lot of child-like items or build things using clay, yarn, paper-mache, cloth, and a lot of fishing line.

The Panda Appropriations -- Part Two: Ethics and Aesthetics

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

Derivative use ranges from the subtle (Cindy Sherman's "stills" echoing Hitchcock's movies) to deliberately heavy-handed (the near re-staging of Sherman's works by Alex Prager). So, what dictates proper use of someone's art?

PHOTOGRAPHY: Emerging Artists At Moma's New Photography 2010 Show, NYC

Dazed Digital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

New Photography looks to bring together a group of artists who have expanded the conventional definitions of the photographic medium and in recent yea...

The MoMA's New Photography 2010: Post-Appropriation

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

For this 25th year of MoMA's New Photography series, curator Roxana Marcoci gathered four artists who use appropriated images and found objects as raw material.

Alex Prager: Where We Went From There

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

As art has grown ever more referential and every medium, self-referential -- when there is nary an image that does not lay claim to a legacy of irony that is now generations deep: well: what can possibly come next? Answer: Alex Prager.

Thursday In Chelsea: What To See

Alexandra Polier | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alexandra Polier

Don't know what to do on a Thursday night? Check out the plethora of new art shows in Chelsea's Art District. Here are three to see, open this week.