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Finding Mr. Banksy

Harvey Weinstein | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein

Big Eyes is a fun and human look at the art world and history. And it's an opportunity for my dad, who's in that big arm chair in the sky, to have the last laugh at the guy who took his hard-earned money under false pretenses.

9 Holiday Gifts for High School Seniors Instead of Paying for College

J.D. Rothman | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
J.D. Rothman

In the spirit of the holiday, how about getting your kids something more special than yet another pair of ear buds?

A Banksy Heads To Florida

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The prestigious Art Basel Miami Beach doesn't open to the public until Thursday. But pieces like gargantuan, wind-powered ...

Revving for the Holidays: November 2014; Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Jill Lynne

November is Native American Indian Month. As we rev up for the first of seasonal festive Holidays - Thanksgiving - we may gratefully recall how much of this traditional feast - maize, corn, pumpkin, cranberries...- was introduced to our forebears by the original native population.

Why The Banksy Documentary Isn't Really About Banksy

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

If you live in New York, you've probably heard of Banksy, the elusive and anonymous English street artist whose works have become mythical for their s...

Just Desserts in the Valley of the Green Giants

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Cherry Cake, Wayne Thiebaud's sweet little painterly depiction of a pastry chef's delicious art-to-eat masterpiece, is sumptuously layered with inventive ingredients, and a tempting gastronomical persona that could be served as the perfect metaphorical pick-me-up connection to the newly established Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco.

Go Inside The New Street Art Documentary, 'Banksy Does New York'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Director and Producers Talk About Their New Street Art Documentary. The Banksy show is about to begin again. For those who are not familiar wit...

HBO Tags YouTube In Anticipation Of Its Upcoming Banksy Documentary

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts

Banksy's version of an exhibition consists of transforming the entire city of New York into a dynamic canvas, as he proved with last year's "Better Ou...

Banksy Channels Classic Dutch Art In New Mural

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts

While the world at large was out chasing some poor man named Paul Horner, the real Banksy was hard at work preparing his very newest mural. Th...

British Authorities Accidentally Destroy A Banksy Mural, Smack Collective Forehead

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized w...

It's Been One Year Since Banksy Took Over NYC, Let's Review

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

To commemorate Banksy's very successful offering to the city and the excitement that ensued with its inhabitants we decided to put together a series of messages left out for him on walls, doors, trucks and fences.

Defacing A Banksy Mural Could Now Set You Back $13K

AP | LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British ...

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

10 Women Street Artists Who Are Better Than Banksy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we like Banksy just fine. We followed his every move last year as he turned the entire city of New York into an outdoor exhibition...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Is Banksy Over?

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Could he now be considered part of art history? Or would he start to mean less to the general public and the street art community? I hope not.

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

Is This A Trailer For The New Banksy Documentary?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

Mysterious street artist Banksy has released what is rumored to be a trailer for a new documentary about his month-long residency in New York City las...

Sotheby's 'Goes Street' With A Massive Banksy Exhibition

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — There's a dead rat at the heart of a new exhibition mounted by august auction house Sotheby's. Stuffed and sporting a backpack and a ...

Banksy Masterpieces Recreated... In LEGO

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

What happens when you put LEGO bricks and some of street artist Banksy's most iconic works together? As photographer Jeff Friesen has proved, the answ...

Yes, Someone Brought A Banksy Mural On Antiques Roadshow

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

A Banksy work with a complex past recently surfaced on beloved television series "Antiques Roadshow," ArtNet reported. As you probably guessed, the an...

Sia, and Our Obsession With the Anti-Celebrity

Nile Cappello | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Nile Cappello

As a culture, we view fame -- despite its well-known dark side -- in many ways as a pinnacle of an artist's career; artists across the world wish for their work to be recognized, popularized, appreciated by the masses.

15 Captivating Works Of Art That Challenge The McDonaldization Of Society

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

Since its founding 60 years ago, McDonald's has played a near-ubiquitous role in pop culture. At times, it can feel like there's an ad for or referenc...

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...

An Insider's Guide to Berlin Street Art

Vayable | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel
Vayable

This vibrant neighborhood, which is linked with Kreuzberg, offers some of Berlin's most famous works of street art. It's home to the East Side Gallery, and famous works by street artists Blu and Revaler Strasse 99.