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Happy Birthday, Courbet!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustave Courbet's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. We can think o...

Happy Birthday, Gustave Courbet!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts

We can think of few artists who embody the spirit of unbridled liberty and personal conviction better than Gustave Courbet. The rugged, bohemian paint...

QUIZ: Who Painted That Pup?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

Long before LOLCats graced the world with its presence, people looking to get a good laugh at a furry animal had to get their hands on one the old fas...

The Optimist's Parking Lot: This Artweek.LA (August 8-14, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

2011-08-09-sysd.pngThe Optimist's Parking Lot is a meditation on the poetics of optimism.

Is Jean-Luc Godard Antisemitic? First Episode: Hail Mary (1984)

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

1984. Probably during the first months of the year. Jean-Luc Godard was preparing to shoot Je vous Salue Marie (Hail Mary), in which he had offered me the role of Joseph.