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Paul Klein | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

After the cacophony of last week's season opening exhibitions across the city of Chicago, there are three impressive, divergent openings tonight.

HELP DESK: Hell is Other People

Bean Gilsdorf | Posted 06.01.2012 | 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 --...

Exhibition On Symbols Of Power Features 2 First Ladies Kissing

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A most D.C. exhibition is opening at The Fridge. It's about the symbols of power. One of the works features two former first ladies -- J...

PHOTOS: Artist Explores Fleeting Beauty In 'Girls -- Nice Doesn't Cut It'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Artist Jackie Hoysted turned the agonies of quitting smoking into the 13-month blog and multi-media art project "Ashes to Ashes -- Send ...

Megatron Will Have Wake At Secret Capitol Hill Site

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Transformers villain Megatron will be honored at a wake this weekend. But the wake will take place in a somewhat unusual spot: an ar...

PHOTOS: Frida Kahlo Exhibit Hits Artisphere

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.22.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- For the first time in the United States, vistors can view more than 250 personal images from Frida Kahlo at Artisphere. From an asto...

PHOTOS: Dollhouses Inspired By Black History In Alexandria

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- It's history and folk art all in one intriguing exhibit of dollhouses. Two lifelong Alexandrians -- Sharon J. Frazier, a retir...

PHOTOS: Jacqueline Levine's 'Temptation,' Rebellion Against Fear

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local artist Jacqueline Levine's work draws from disparate sources of inspiration: the Bible, pop art and "Honey I Shrunk The Kids," amo...

'Common Place Anomalies' Show Brings Sensuous Ingrown Hair To DCAC

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Pictures of sensuously ingrown arm hair are coming to the DC Arts Center. Local artist Stephanie Williams' first solo show, "Emerging...

Photo Exhibition Brings NoVa Gothic To Artisphere (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Everitt Clark's black and white photos of Northern Virginia, going on view at Artisphere, will make you see Northern Virginia's suburbs ...

WATCH: When Earth Becomes Art

VernissageTV | Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Cores and Cutouts is Los Angeles-based artist Ruben Ochoa's first solo exhibition in Miami, Florida. For his show at Locust Projects he created a new ...

Project Dispatch Show Items Wrapped In Mystery (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Project Dispatch is best known for its art subscription service. For $25, $50 or $75 per month, subscribers will be sent one piece of ar...

Rarely Seen Dr. Seuss Works Go On Display

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A trove of previously unshown Dr. Seuss works is going on display at P & C Art Gallery. "Secrets of the Deep," which opens Frid...

Artists Should Remember Rules of Art Gallery Etiquette

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There is a lot of etiquette in the art world that, like most etiquette, tends to be understood implicitly rather than spelled out.

Beeswax Art Exhibit Opens At McLean Project For The Arts

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

McLean artist Georgia Nassikas has an exhibit opening Thursday night at the McLean Project for the Arts. The exhibit is in MPA's Ramp Gallery, and run...

Cai Guo-Qiang's Latest Blockbuster Comes To...Industrial Ukraine?

VernissageTV | Posted 10.28.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Izolyatsia is a new art center in the industrial city of Donetsk, Ukraine. The center just opened with a solo exhibition of Cai Guo-Qiang. The show ti...

LA Art Today: The Face of a Shiny Dusty City (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
Tom Gregory

Art, like language, morphs words and tones to describe the world. It can be a reflective, interpretive, literal, and/or emotional. Important art passes the litmus test of time. It remains in the pop culture lingo to mark the space from whence it came.

'Tim Burton' Opens At LACMA

Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

This weekend the "Tim Burton" exhibit opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Previously at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the exhibit'...

Drawing on Experience: This Artweek.LA (May 23-29)

Bill Bush | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Wyatt Neumann: Easy Rider With a Camera (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 07.07.2011 | Arts
Tom Gregory

Neumann's latest work captures the raw, unstaged moments that create the American experience. Whether he is shooting on large format camera or simply an iPhone, his photography connects with the truth in life.

PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: The British Contemporary Art Show, 'In the Days of the Comet' On View In Nottingham

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Wolfgang Tillmans, Varda Caivano, George Shaw, Sarah Lucas, Sarah Lucas, Milena Dragicevic, amongst others. WHAT: The British Art Show 7: In the...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Sol LeWitt's 2D+3D At The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Sol LeWitt WHAT: Sol LeWitt: 2D+3D WHEN: November 18, 2010 - April 24, 2011 WHERE: Walker Art Center 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 554...

FILM RETROSPECTIVE: Ousmane Sembene's 'African Stories,' On View At Walker Art Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ousmane Sembene WHAT: African Stories- Film Retrospective WHEN: November 5- November 20, 2010 WHERE: Walker Art Center Walker Cinema, 1750 Hen...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Abstract and Figurative Paintings Of Joshua Elias And Judith Liebe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Joshua Elias and Judith Liebe WHAT: Crosshairs: A Pictorial Conversation Between Abstract and Figurative Paintings WHEN: Opening October 21st...

A Hunger for More: Fame Festival Opening

Lauren Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Quinn

Fame Festival is a sponsor-free, DIY event, the culmination of an annual series of artist residencies that literally leave their mark on the small Puglian town Grottaglie.