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From Primetime to Facetime: How the Evolution of TV and Video Has Changed Our Lives

Michael Chang | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Michael Chang

Imagine being able to project a life-size 3D hologram of your grandparents (or J-Lo) dancing in your living room. Advances in video technology will surely continue to help connect us -- children to parents, friends to friends, the famous to those not YET famous.

10 Mouthwatering Works Of Art For Foodies Everywhere

Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts

Locking eyes with a truly tantalizing artwork can feel like gazing longingly at a delectable dish. Your heart beats faster, drooling may occur, and it...

Rene Ricard, 1946 - 2014: Painter, Poet, Star of Chelsea Girls, Art Critic Who Discovered Basquiat and Long-time Chelsea Hotel Resident

Ed Hamilton | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Ed Hamilton

Rene was probably the most famous remaining member of the (now seriously depleted) Chelsea Hotel community. And no account of the history of the Chelsea Hotel, or of its famous creative energy, is complete without him.

An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's difficult to think about any other American actor whose premature death created such an avalanche of tributes to his unique talent. Philip Seym...

Joan Mondale: A Remembrance

Al Eisele | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics
Al Eisele

She didn't remember me but flashed a lovely smile that was her trademark. I wasn't offended, but grateful that I had been among the multitude of friends who were privileged to know her. Joan Mondale was a gracious and lovely person.

Andy Warhol Is The Original King Of Selfies

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Andy Warhol was an early adopter of selfies, if a new exhibit showcasing his work is any indication. The iconic pop art...

Diane von Furstenberg: Bright Past Revisited

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I wonder, how many of you remember the glory days of one of the best known LA department stores: May Co. It's been a quarter century since it was cl...

The Two Americas of Amiri Baraka (1934-2014)

Suzanne Persard | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts
Suzanne Persard

In 1950s New York City, while the Beat poets Ginsberg and Kerouac had the luxury of simply being poets, hitching their dreams to stars with the freedom and privilege of living in opposition to bourgeoise America, LeRoi Jones was black in America.

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid th...

A Record-Breaking Year at Auction: A Look Back at 2013

MutualArt | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Leading experts to conclude that a new dawn for the art market has begun, leaving the Great Recession of 2008 in the dust

Mark Allen: The Spectator as Spectacle

Blair Schulman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Inside a suburban Kansas City Wal-Mart on Black Friday 2013, (the so-called inaugural holiday shopping season immediately following Thanksgiving) artist Mark Allen zips himself inside one of his custom body bags and plays dead. Allen gets the reaction he expects.

The Beats Go On

Lew Whittington | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books
Lew Whittington

Art Pepper's description of his life in jazz and his descent into heroin addiction is mesmerizing in its veracity. These artists and this lost world is examined from many angles in these works give more than a primo peak at the hot birth of the real cool. You dig.

Ryan O'Neal Dispute Settled Over Andy Warhol's Farrah Fawcett Portrait

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 12.20.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury says an Andy Warhol portrait of late actress Farrah Fawcett belongs to actor Ryan O'Neal and he should be allowed to keep ...

Allow Andy Warhol In A Flower Patch To Cure You Of Your Winter Blues

Posted 12.20.2013 | Arts

Is December gloom invading your psyche? We have just the thing to cure your winter blues, at least for a hot second. Allow us to transport you back to...

Have A Very Warhol Christmas

Posted 12.10.2013 | Arts

We never really took Andy Warhol for much of a Christmas spirit kind of guy. But this holiday season Christie's "A Christmas Thing" holiday auction is...

Expert Appraises Andy Warhol's Portrait Of Farrah Fawcett At $12 Million

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett currently held by actor Ryan O'Neal is worth an estimated $12 million, an appraiser tol...

12 Books on the Ins and Outs of Collecting Contemporary Art

MutualArt | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Whether a beginner or a seasoned pro, there is something of interest on this list that will offer revelation into the inner workings of the art world, helping to keep the acquisition process about excitement, rather than the stress of negotiation.

The Fate Of One Andy Warhol Artwork Remains Unclear

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 12.04.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A reality television producer told a jury on Wednesday that he believes Ryan O'Neal stole an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawce...

Andy Warhol Painting Winds Up At Center Of Heated Dispute

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan O'Neal told a jury Monday that he owns an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett and it was not a secret that he had removed...

U. of Texas at Austin: How Heartless Can a College Be?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Lonna Saunders

The University of Texas at Austin is technically not a college. It's a university. That being said, what is going on? Also known as UT, an Andy Wa...

Quality Material Attracts Bidders for Record Breaking Auctions

MutualArt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The November auctions have proven that the art market is strong, and that the money is out there to invest in important, and expensive, pictures.

Jury Will Determine Fate Of Andy Warhol's Famous Farah Fawcett Portrait

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andy Warhol's artwork has always grabbed attention and sparked discussion, but one of his portraits of Farrah Fawcett is about to...

In Praise of Sky High Art Auction Prices

Mat Gleason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Plenty of people seem set to blame money spent at art auctions for the terrible shortcomings of society. Thinking people everywhere should be afraid when simplistic platitudes become public policy.

Being Andy Warhol (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

It's been an Andy Warhol-centric time for me: two weeks of mastering dead-in-the-eye stares, sporting a black turtleneck and inviting external chaos into my life. Plus, I have worn my pinned-up blonde wig to filth -- like, actual filth.

Looking to See Some Real Art? How About the Tennis Hall of Fame

Daniel Grant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Sports halls of fame are not big collectors and displayers of art, which makes this one in Newport so different.