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Inspirational Senior Art Show at Ursuline College

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

If you find yourself in the Cleveland, OH, area this week, take a short drive to Pepper Pike, home of the only women's college in Ohio, Ursuline College. Here you'll experience a unique student art show, filled with form diversity that will inspire and delight you.

Skateboarder Turns New York's Famous Auction House Into His Personal Skate Park

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to run wild in your favorite art haven, taking in masterpieces by Jean-Michel Basquiat or Christopher Wool like ...

By Leaves or Play of Sunlight, John Cage: Artist and Naturalist

Kari Adelaide | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

The exhibition is centered on Cage's Mushroom Book (1972), which includes both letterpress and lithographs of poetry by Cage along with botanical lithographs by Lois Long.

7 Things You Can Learn From A 19th Century 'Pocket Encyclopedia' For Women

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.02.2014 | Arts

"It's a wonderful combination of Martha Stewart, WebMD and Allure magazine... for the court of Charles X." That's how Christine Von Der Linn, a sen...

This Is The Largest Picasso Painting In America, And It May Be In Trouble

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's storied Four Seasons restaurant has for decades harbored one of the city's more unusual artworks: the largest Pablo Picas...

Street Artists Want To Repaint An Entire Town In Mexico, For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

A coat of paint can go a long way. That's the mantra at the heart of Boa Mistura, a Madrid-based artist collective that has a history of traveling...

Andy Warhol's Iconic 'Race Riot' Painting Could Fetch Millions At Auction

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

Most people are familiar with Andy Warhol's pop portraiture, depicting essential elements of popular culture from Marilyn Monroe to Campbell Soup. But...

Andy Warhol's Lost Computer Art Recovered 30 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

Art has a knack for finding its way into forgotten spaces. From tiny cupboards to rummage sale piles to that empty space behind a door, the most unass...

This Massive Gas Tank Turned Art Gallery Is Utterly Hypnotic

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a massive, 367-foot high gas tank that's been transformed into a creative art space. What was once a storage fa...

This Floating Pool Could Take Over New York's East River In 2016

AP | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be t...

'World's Most Sustainable Font' Wants To Save The World Through Typography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

Typography is a powerful invention. It is, after all, the design mechanism that brings us the words of novelists and writers in an aesthetically pleas...

Artists' Brains Have More 'Grey Matter' Than The Rest Of Ours, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

You might be guilty of categorizing artists as "right-brained" thinkers who lean on that particular hemisphere of the brain for creativity. But a new ...

Why One Artist Wants To Cover The World In Butterflies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts

Sometimes, all you need to start a global art project is 400 butterflies and an internet connection. That was the case, in a sense, for Tasha Lewis, t...

Yes, A Woman Is 'Giving Birth' To A Painting In This Very NSFW Video

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts

Oh, performance art. You never cease to amaze us. The latest instance of eye-opening art spectacle comes to us courtesy of Swiss artist Milo Moire....

Controversial 'Human Zoo' Will Be Reenacted 100 Years Later As Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.18.2014 | Arts

One hundred years ago, an exhibition debuted in Oslo, Norway, consisting of 80 individuals of African descent put on display in a "human zoo." Titled ...

What's Better Than Fireworks? Feminist Fireworks, Of Course

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

Everyone's favorite feminist art pioneer is in New York City this month, hosting a stunning exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. And it wouldn't be a re...

Lee Ranaldo's Lost Highways at Galerie Jan Dhaese

Kari Adelaide | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Kari Adelaide

Sketches of highway curves and iconographic landscapes offer a sense of duration with a repetition of imagery; we are faced with restlessness and stimulus together at once (on equal terms).

Fighting Harassment Against Women With Beautiful Street Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

If you haven't already heard of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, she's the woman behind "Stop Telling Women to Smile," the public art project that's tackling gen...

The Best Makeover Billboard Advertisements Have Ever Gotten

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

There are few things more visually assaulting than a billboard-size advertisement hocking slim-fit jeans, razor-thin tablets or cold-activated beer ca...

Ai Weiwei's Show at the Brooklyn Museum and the Power of Self-Expression -- An Exclusive Video Interview

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

Although the audio and image are not the best because of technology and communication issues in China, I still think that Weiwei's voice is loud and clear: Nothing and nobody can stop him or his art.

Auction House Cancels Plans To Sell Swastika-Covered Box Owned By Hitler

AP | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — A Paris auction house has dropped plans to sell a swastika-covered box that once belonged to Adolf Hitler and dozens of other Nazi-owne...

Banksy Makes His Big Return

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

We haven't heard much from Banksy since he ended his month-long residency in New York City, painting the town red -- sometimes literally -- with his s...

15 Of The Most Creative Easter Eggs We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts

If you celebrate Easter, that springtime holiday just around the corner, you may have participated in a certain beloved pastime known as an egg hunt. ...

Artist Successfully Sold A Jar Of French Mountain Air In China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest again...

Florida Pastor Convicted After Selling Fake Damien Hirst Artworks

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A Miami pastor was convicted Tuesday of trying to cash in on counterfeit artworks that mimicked valuable pieces by British art lumin...