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The Steamiest Kisses In Art History

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

Kissing -- the act of pressing one's lips against the surface of another object or person -- is a simple gesture acted out between lovers, a mother an...

Russian Christians Can't 'Tolerate' The Museum Of Erotic Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Ever since punk rock provocateurs Pussy Riot protested President Vladimir Putin near a church altar in Moscow, a segment of Russia's conservative Chri...

Website Stages Guerilla Art Installation During RNC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

If you decided to dine at Bern's Steakhouse in Tampa last night, you probably noticed that something was off about the restaurant's exterior. That's b...

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel

Artwrit | Posted 10.30.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

dOCUMENTA's best product is not art, but belief: in the integrity of art, its creation and the cultural foundations that support the process.

Kandinsky Expected To Sell For $30 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born painter famous for his vibrant colors and early abstract techniques, is set to break records at Christie's this No...

Venice Architecture Biennale 2012: Common Ground (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.27.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The 13th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2012 is directed by the architect David Chipperfield. The show is titled Common ...

Happy Birthday, Dorothea Tanning!

Posted 08.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of famed female artist Dorothea Tanning. The Surrealist painter and wife of fellow artist Max Ernst would be 102 years if she we...

Norwegian Gallery Loses A Rembrandt In The Mail

Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts

A Norwegian art gallery learned the hard way that the extra fee for postal insurance is worth the inconvenience when it lost a Rembrandt etching worth...

Thieves Nab Whopping $300K Worth Of Kinkade Art

Posted 08.27.2012 | Arts

Art thieves in Fresno, California unsuspectingly stumbled upon a Thomas Kinkade goldmine when they broke into a former shop owners's property on Tuesd...

Sleeping Beauties Wait To Be Kissed At Ukrainian Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

A group of women were slated to snooze in the central gallery of the National Art Museum of Ukraine this month, inviting worthy male suitors to try an...

High-Priced Yayoi Kusama Works Head To Christie's

Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama has certainly been upholding her moniker as the polka-dotted queen as of late, imposing her reign of fantastical dots on New York these p...

Is This Jackson Pollock's Last Painting?

Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

An art battle has been brewing over the past twenty years, centered on a small geometric painting purported to be the last work of American artist Jac...

Happy Birthday, Henri Cartier-Bresson!

Posted 08.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. Considered to be the father of modern photojournalism and a master of candid photo...

Happy Birthday, Eero and Eliel Saarinen!

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of iconic father and son architecture duo Eliel and Eero Saarinen. Representing two generations of Finnish-American artists, the...

Rallies In NYC Show Support For Pussy Riot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

Many of you know by now that three members of the Russian punk band and activist group Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism charges today, with...

Giant Carpet Made From 600,000 Flowers!

Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

The gothic buildings of Brussels' Grand Place have been given an extraordinary jolt of color this week, as volunteers constructed a giant floral carpe...

Surreal Shots Of Flying Houses

Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

Caught in the hustle and bustle of crowded streets, big city dwellers might not always have the time to stop and enjoy the scenery. But a French photo...

Hitler Statue Causes Controversy

Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts

A statue of Adolf Hitler by artists Jake and Dinos Chapman is stirring up outrage in the UK this week. The sibling art duo created a likeness of the F...

Futuristic Map of Japan Made From 1.8 Million LEGOs

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

LEGO enthusiasts never cease to amaze us, and a recent project called Build Up Japan has us in awe all over again. The LEGO-sponsored event recruited ...

Brothel Museum Evokes Era Of Madams On The Red Shag Carpet

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

Would you like to tour seedy bedrooms once occupied by 1970s-era sex workers and their bedroom companions? Dennis Hof, the self-proclaimed P.T. Bar...

The Scandalous Failure of Art and Music

Richard Dare | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Richard Dare

Art has the power to ignite a renaissance in America -- so why is such a broad spectrum of art, music and culture failing to reach an audience nowadays and failing to impact society in deeply meaningful ways?

South African Artist Creates Mutant Exhibit

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

South African artist Jane Alexander has long had a penchant for mutant sculptures. Over her four-decade-career, she has created a host of hybrid chara...

These Amazing Crayon Portraits Recreate Photos

Posted 08.08.2012 | Arts

When artist Christian Faur was searching for a new medium to explore, he was not afraid to tap into his inner child to find the right one. After dabbl...

Lost Da Vinci May Have Been Hiding In A Farmhouse

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

A lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci may have been found in a Scottish farmhouse, reported The Daily Mail. The work, thought to be a 500-year-old port...

LOOK: Cutest Dinosaur Ever?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.07.2012 | Science

When you think of dinosaurs, "cute" might not be the first word that comes to mind. That is, until you see the illustrations of artist Emily Willoughb...