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Sir Damien Hirst: Artist or Entrepreneur?

David Galenson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Hirst's enormous financial success, and the conspicuous delight he takes in it, have produced anguish, envy and outright hostility among many in England's staid and priggish art world, who cling to the ancient ideal that artists should be secular priests, who take vows of poverty and regard money as a source of corruption.

Insane Bar Code Portraits

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

Scott Blake makes incredible interactive portraits out of bar codes, illustrating how black-and-white data can come to resemble a personal connection....

Samantha Brick: The Woman Whose Brief Fame Showed Us That Confidence Can Be a Curse

Christina Patterson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Christina Patterson

Samantha Brick seems to think that her father's praise was a precious gift. She seems to have forgotten that the article which made her famous was actually a lament. And that what she'd said was that she'd suffered because half the population didn't like her.

How A Seasoned Contemporary Artist Handles Herself

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

Elaine Sturtevant made her controversial artistic debut in 1965 when she showed an exhibition of replicates of Andy Warhol's silkscreen floral prints ...

A Spotify Playlist For Art Stars

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

We had a very hard time making this playlist, dear readers, because there are innumerable songs about art in the world that merit your attention. Wher...

'Deal With It, I'm Guy Pearce'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Being the last interview on the schedule usually leads to one of two outcomes: Either (A) the interview subject is completely exhausted and wants noth...

Garage Sale Find Could Cost Coca-Cola Huge

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

One man's trash is another man's $130 million Coca-Cola stock certificate. In 2008, the now-deceased Tony Marohn bought a number of documents at a...

Andy Warhol Takes Pictures Of The Cool Crowd

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol was a social animal. Ravenous to get in with the cool crowd, Warhol's life's work surrounded around social interaction. (Although his cool...

Buyer Finds Warhol Sketch At A Garage Sale

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

While the majority of garage sale treasures include old family photos, broken VCR's and stained baby clothes, don't give up hope! If you keep scouring...

'Antiques Roadshow': Soup Cans Signed By Andy Warhol

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

One of the most iconic images Andy Warhol ever created was his image of that can of Campbells soup. A man claiming to be an old friend of his thought ...

(R)evolution in Rock: The Art Takes Los Angeles by Storm

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Such scrappy behavior -- hopeful, yet realist in a "turning world" -- is what propels this Down Under band over the precarious tightrope navigating the middle ground between dreams and nightmares on their journey to define a rock 'n' roll (r)evolution in the 21st century.

Carolyn Castano's Bedazzled Narco-Wars

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Carolyn Castano explores the narratives of the narco-wars in Latin America, highlighting the female roles in a male-dominated world of violence, polit...

10 Alter-Egos Of Famous Artists

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts

Attention and behold: Marcel Duchamp... as a lady! Or, not exactly. This is more than just a giddy Surrealist in a pretty hat and a little rouge. This...

Joe Brainard's Sweet Irony

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Joe Brainard was born in Salem, Arkansas and moved to New York City shortly after high school. He then immersed himself with the New York School, an a...

Jim Dine's Pop Art Pinocchio

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet who turns into a living boy. Jim Dine, an influential pop artist who has been actively working for over 5...

Happy Birthday, Yayoi Kusama!

Posted 04.19.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 83rd birthday of Japanese conceptual artist Yayoi Kusama. Kusama's lifetime dedication to her signature dots has covered a vast array ...

Lady Gaga, David Bowie And Madonna Get A Shot Of Color

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

For his latest show at CATM Chelsea, seminal rock photographer Mick Rock brings his iconic '70s imagery out of hiding along with some new ones, but th...

Painting by Proxy

David Galenson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

The story of art in the past century is in large part one of young iconoclastic innovators breaking every significant rule, tradition, or convention that they could identify.

Greg Smith's Warholian Week

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Many of the skeptics took the opportunity to speculate freely about this unassuming Greg Smith figure -- even the name has a kind of Goldmanite uniformity -- and his motivations, often to his detriment. Why did he do it?

HELP DESK: Personal Development

Bean Gilsdorf | Posted 05.18.2012 | Arts
Bean Gilsdorf

Welcome to HELP DESK, where I answer your queries about making, exhibiting, finding, marketing, buying, selling -- or any other activity related to --...

Warhol Could Fetch $50 M In NYC

AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- An Andy Warhol portrait of Elvis Presley depicted as a cowboy is being auctioned in New York City and is expected to sell for between $30 ...

Tiny Paintings By Big Artists

Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts

Oftentimes exhibitions are organized around artist, movement, location or theme. But rarely have we seen one organized around size. (Excluding Shaq's ...

Ron English: Your Favorite POPaganda Prankster

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Ron English is an outlaw of sorts, known for converting cultural icons into agitprop creations that make us pause and reconsider the objects, cultural...

For The Love of Art and Soaps

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In 2010, I met Maria Arena Bell in New York at a going away party hosted by Suzanne Geiss for Jeffrey Deitch, before he was to head west and take up h...

Ode to an Amazing Daughter

Al Eisele | Posted 05.01.2012 | Media
Al Eisele

Please forgive me for bragging about our children, but my older daughter Kitty is amazing. She clearly has a feel for history.