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Major New York City Museum Invites Visitors To Draw On Its Walls

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

A visit to a museum is most often characterized by a significant amount of visual observation, a good dose of walking at a leisurely pace down white-w...

Stunning NSFW Photos Capture The Art Of Sex

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

Canadian artist Sarah Anne Johnson captures the most intimate moments between couples, snapping astonishingly revealing shots of sexual partners engag...

The History Of 'Ruin Porn' Extends Far Before Instagram

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts

The term "ruin porn" has become ubiquitous on social media, blogs and Reddit subgroups everywhere, denoting amateur and professional photographs that ...

Is the Art Show Becoming the Armory Show?

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Armory Show is held at Piers 92 and 94 in New York City and is perhaps the best advertised and attended art show of the week.

11 Powerful Artworks That Reveal The Diversity Of Contemporary American Indian Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

An Everlast punching bag covered in ornate beads, a woman languishing next to a life-size, four-legged balloon animal, a black cedar mask made distinc...

These Are The Artists Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

Throughout the 1960s, a decade marked by an ardent civil rights fight that swept the American nation, many artists found themselves on the side of a b...

Silence, El Segundo Museum of Art

James Scarborough | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

As befits an art space that calls itself a 'lab,' the interior of the El Segundo Museum of Art is sparse. In the center of the space rests a chair and, piled with art books, a small table. The walls are lab white, the ceiling high.

Why Wellesley Should Remove Lifelike Statue of a Man in His Underwear

Sarah Mahmood | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Sarah Mahmood

The statue has not started a discussion on gender and sexuality, as the administration's statement claims. It has started one on how it is causing students trauma.

The Beautiful Erotic Art Hidden In The Pages Of Vintage Gay Magazines (NSFW)

Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts

Warning: The images in this post are very NSFW, hence the erotic beauty note. In the 1950s, art admirers were hard-pressed to find images of gay m...

12 Vintage NASA Photos Showcase The Early Days Of Space Travel

Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts

The picturesque blur of a rocket launch. The surreal isolation of an orbiting satellite. The dreamy crest of a turning moon. These are but a few of th...

The Real Story Behind The 'Monuments Men'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts

When you think "Monuments Men," we wouldn't be surprised if the first thing that comes to mind is George Clooney looking predictably suave in a milita...

15 Women Artists Who Have Left Their Mark On Modern Design

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

When it comes to the world of design, history has paid much attention to names like Frank Lloyd Wright, Josef Hoffman, Le Corbusier and Robert Venturi...

Two Versions Of Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' Reunite

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Two versions of Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are going on display side-by-side in London. One is owned by Britain's National Galle...

Museum Transforms Entire Floor Into The Interior Of A Spaceship Because ART

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

When the Czech film "Ikarie XB-1" was released in 1963, it introduced science-fiction fans to the futuristic fantasies of the Eastern bloc, marked by ...

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...

12 Portraits Of 'Anonymous Women' Reveal The Dark Side Of Domesticity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

It's not often that the Wizard of Oz's infamous words -- "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain" -- are used to reflect on the relationship ...

Using Craft Art To Explore Contemporary LGBTQ Culture

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Felt paintings, yarn drawings, quilted tapestries, and crocheted sculptures -- these are the types of masterpieces that exist in the craft world, mark...

Everyone's Favorite Children's Book Becomes An Art Exhibit

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Antoine de Saint-Exupery crafted "The Little Prince" in New York City, mentioning Rockefeller Center and Long Island in one draft of...

How Left-Wing Politics Changed The Way We Make Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.07.2014 | Arts

Progressive ideas associated with the underground, the anti-establishment and the alternative have long wound their way into the canvases of the world...

Dreamy Paintings Capture The Dark Realities Of Climate Change

Posted 12.16.2013 | Arts

Stare between the frames of Jake Longstreth's ethereal landscapes, and your mind is torn between a feeling of delicate tranquility and a sense of cloy...

Beautiful Handmade Holiday Cards From Your Favorite 20th Century Artists

Posted 12.12.2013 | Arts

Even your favorite 20th century artists have a soft spot for the winter holiday season. Alexander Calder, Robert Indiana, Philip Guston -- they were a...

Russian Mafia Tombstones Are Just As Outrageous As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

The 1990s was a decade of excess for Russia, as a select group of citizens close to the government enjoyed the spoils of a newly privatized economic s...

Behold, All Of Frida Kahlo's Paintings... Copied By Anonymous Chinese Artists

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

"This is the only exhibition worldwide where Frida Kahlo’s paintings can be seen in one place. Some paintings, especially from Kahlo’s early years...

Everything A Feminist Needs To Know About Quilting

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts

Quilting is a craft we usually associate with the American collective. Unless you have a mother, grandmother or other distant female relative who mast...

Happy Birthday, Rene Magritte!

Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte. Born on this day 115 years ago, the clever painter pulled off bowler hats and painterly dec...