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The Truth Behind The Armani Diapers

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents

Turns out, "Armani diapers" are real -- they just aren't made by Giorgio Armani. Russian artist Petro Wodkins recently confessed to creating an alt...

Bruce High Quality Is Back With 'Less Than 17,000 Works'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

The mantra of the Bruce High Quality Foundation is as follows: to "invest the experience of public space with wonder, to resurrect art history from th...

The Best Art Pranks In Honor Of April Fool's Day

Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

Happy April Fool's Day! Whether you are celebrating the holiday by taking advantage of your most gullible acquaintances or fending off pranks, we hope...

Homeless Museum Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts

On Tuesday night, Filip Noterdaeme was seated at a small, white wooden stand on Chelsea's High Line, a sky-level park winding between blue chip art ga...

Artist's Etsy Store Takes Aim At Youth Culture

Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts

Brad Troemel is a conceptual artist/NYU professor/Etsy master whose online store is full of bizarre combinations of ready-made goods that look surpris...

Hanksy's 'Bi-Curious George' Puts Clooney In A New Light

Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts

We are firm believers that many people in the art world need to lighten up. Perhaps they could take a hint from Hanksy, the hilarious New York-based s...

'Steal This Art' Painting Stolen... Again

Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts

Many artists dream of having their artworks truly speak to their viewers. Yet it seems artist Adam Simon wishes his works were not so convincing. His ...

Hacked Photos, Fake Suicides And Stolen Art

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

When Marcel DuChamp hung a porcelain urinal in a museum and called it "Fountain", it was dubbed a work of genius. When Eva and Franco Mattes chipped o...

Veracity

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

A sense of humor is a good thing in life and in art, but with the advent of the internet, the proliferation of misinformation and the spreading of sometimes damaging untruths has become rampant, redundant and sometimes dangerous.