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20 Of The Most Confusing Performance Art Pieces Of All Time (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

Following the dawn of the 21st century came a resurgence in performance art so swift and strong it nearly took us all by surprise. Yes, the greats...

Inhotim: Eighth Great Wonder of the Art World

Simon Watson | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

I'm currently in Brazil leading an art tour for collectors and dealers from the United States. We began our tour in the city of Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais, a state famous for agriculture and cuisine as well as its mineral resources and mining.

MOCA Gala 35th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday March 29, 2014 I captured an art world star-studded cast of luminaries at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of my continuing N(art)r...

Inhotim: Brazil's Contemporary Art Wonderland

Zach Udko | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts
Zach Udko

Nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking beauty of Inhotim, Brazil's best-kept secret for lovers of contemporary art.

Two Towers And A 'Ghost Ship' Will Dangle Off This NYC Museum

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

In 1971 artist Chris Burden was shot in the arm with a .22 rifle by a friend and the minimal, haunting footage of the event radically revolutionized p...

Museum Or Target Range?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts

Preparation for art exhibits typically involves rearranging temporary walls, meticulously centering frames and buying copious amounts of refreshments....

PLAN ForYourArt: August 9-15

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Thursday is opening day for an installation by French artist Xavier Veilhan. Architectones features abstract and figurative sculptures placed throughout the property of the Richard Neutra VDL Research House.

Terence Koh, Walking On Eggshells

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

Terence Koh's latest show is entitled "yes pleased" (in lowercase, of course.) Predictably, the exhibition lacked a press release in the days leading ...

10 Shocking Acts by Artists (NSFW)

Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts

The recent coverage of a topless painter who graced the stage of "Thailand's Got Talent" with her controversial breast-on-canvas act got us thinking a...

PHOTOS: LACMA Gets Down

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles

The spare, modern courtyard at LACMA transformed into a bass-thumping hip hop venue Thursday night. Rap trio 3MG (Murs, Eligh and Scarub) performe...

Traffic Jam: Chris Burden's Roadside Attraction at LACMA

Gordy Grundy | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

2012-05-03-LACMA.jpg The seven-year-old boy in me couldn't wait to get to the museum to see Chris Burden's Metropolis II. The expectation was high. A million racing cars in a dystopian fantasy of Los Angeles.

Artists Who Don't Make Art Still Make Millions

Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts

There was a time when the artist at work meant hours of solitude, piles of tossed-out failed works, and clothes covered in smudges of charcoal and pai...

PLAN ForYourArt: January 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.14.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Metropolis II is a complex kinetic sculpture by Chris Burden, modeled after a fast-paced, frenetic modern city.

PHOTOS: LACMA's 1,100 Hot Wheels At 240 MPH

Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts

If you thought you would never see a Hot Wheels car again after you gave away your beloved collection to that little cousin of yours, we have great ne...

Beyond The White Cube: Rodarte Channels The Renaissance At The LA County Museum Of Art

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

Last week, I attended the press preview for the exhibition Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

PHOTOS: Occupy Artworks That Whisper, Not Scream

Catherine Spaeth | Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts
Catherine Spaeth

Andrew Cornell Robinson,Disobedience, 2011, Ceramic, wood, paper, string, enamel, 27 3/4 x 61 1/2 x 49 1/2 inches (variable), courtesy of Anna Kust...

Kiss & Tell: Performance Art At MoMA PS1

Christopher Y. Lew | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Christopher Y. Lew

The near-impossible can happen in performance art. Chris Burden was famously shot in the arm for one performance, the late Italian artist Gino de Domi...

Twelve Angry Heads

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In the last decade, the name of Chinese sculptor Ai Weiwei has become known not only to the art connoisseurs but to a wide public as well.

Plan ForYourArt: May 6-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The LA Opera is presenting a city-wide musical "thank you" to Los Angeles in celebration of the quarter-century since the LA Opera's first season.

When Art = AIDS Awareness: This Artweek.LA (March 7-13)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Welcome to a Big, Small, Strange World of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not often that one can find art-related news on the front page of American newspapers. BUt Robert Mapplethorpe's name is once again front-page news -- and this time, it's good news.

Add Your Photos: Celebrate 'Urban Light' At LACMA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Without a recognizable urban skyline (yet), most people associate visual cues like palm trees and the Hollywood sign with Los Angeles. The LA Times re...

PLAN ForYourArt: December 9-15

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Celebrate LAXART's five-year anniversary by attending their holiday party and silent auction.

LOS ANGELES GALLERY EXHIBITS: September 23 - 29, PLAN ForYourArt

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thr...

Outpost Cup Blends Soccer, Art, and Music Just Blocks from Downtown

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

The First Annual Outpost Cup featured a soccer tournament organized by urbanist Jeremy Rosenberg and music and artistic performances curated by Carolyn Castano.