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Here Are Some Animated GIFts To Help You Celebrate Picasso's Birthday

Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaraonte | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

On a fine day like today, 133 years ago, a man named Pablo Picasso was born. The Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramicist and creative spirit revolutioni...

How to Be 'That Guy' at Your Office

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.06.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

#2: Buy a cork board from your own money and hang it in the break room. Put up a note with a famous quote or saying, and replace it with a new one every single day.

Childhood Cartoons Get An Awesomely Disturbing Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.03.2014 | Arts

If you were to try and piece together your memories of childhood, from the cartoon characters who graced your morning television screens and nighttime...

Why Mickalene Thomas Is Art History's Plastic Surgeon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts

We like to think of Mickalene Thomas as an interior decorator of art history. Instead of delving into some drab real estate as a fixer upper, she sets...

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

The show operates on several different levels. In 21st century terminology, it is a mashup of history, psychology and art.

Masterworks by Working Masters

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

With these pleasant reminders of the past and the present and their connections to contemporary inventiveness, I've had the unexpected and pleasurable experience of seeing great classic works within reach, up close and friendly.

For Warren Rosser, the space between Is Easily Maneuvered

Blair Schulman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

While some works invite you to step up and take a closer look, the thrill of the space between, Warren Rosser's current exhibition at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art in Kansas City, is standing back and allowing the eye to absorb it in full.

Cubism Meets Nintendo In 8-Bit Watercolor Paintings

Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts

It's not all too often we align the modernist artistic movement that is Cubism with the middle school pastime that is Nintendo, but artist Adam Lister...

Prague Wows With a Cornucopia of Stunning 20th-Century Architecture and Design Gems

Bob Richter | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's impossible to nail down my favorite parts of Prague in one post, so I thought I'd focus on my favorite examples of architecture and design in the city: Cubist, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.

When Art Framed War

Louise Mirrer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors."

Simon McWilliams: Abstract Armature

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

McWilliams is looking at ordinary cement, rebar, polyurethane and debris, but he's using paint and saturated color to understand it.

A Surprisingly Dark Side Of Marc Chagall

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

When we think of Marc Chagall we think of folksy figures soaring above old world villages, surrounded by ghostly fiddles, overflowing bouquets and tal...

Happy Birthday, Marc Chagall!

Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts

In honor of Marc Chagall's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today marks the b...

In South Asia, a Twist on Picasso's Legacy

Austin Considine | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

In 1907, Pablo Picasso painted what many consider to be the most important painting of the 20th century, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. It depicted the female nude in a way it had never been done before.

Marie Laurencin's Dream World

David Galenson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Marie Laurencin's life spanned two world wars and a great economic depression, but these left no trace in her art. For most of her life, her art portrayed an unchanging dream world. The popularity her art enjoyed during her lifetime has now receded.

The Met Was Just Given 78 Cubist Artworks

nytimes.com | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
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In one of the most significant gifts in the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the philanthropist and cosmetics tycoon Leonard A. Lauder has p...

Keeping Your Manets and Masaccios Straight

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts
Nick Kolakowski

There is little shame in viewing an unfamiliar work of art and saying, "I have no idea who painted that," rather than make an uneducated guess.

Children's Art Exhibition Comes to Brunei: Trish Amichi's 'Big Ones Little Ones' Project

Todd Fine | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Todd Fine

Since 2004, an Australian project called "Big Ones Little Ones" has marshaled the power of the feeling of accomplishment with a focus on special-needs children, the global community and a direct link to Aboriginal Australians.

Happy Birthday Marc Chagall!

Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved Marcs, Marc Chagall. The painter reached the hearts and imaginations of people worldwi...

Rainer Shine: Outside The Square

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Throughout history, mankind has been fascinated by the mysteries and satisfaction of re-creating sculptural images that cleverly interpret the human shape.

David Hockney's Landscapes Arrive In Spain

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2012 | Arts

Since 1960 David Hockney has charmed the world with his Pop-primitivist paintings, which, never taking themselves too seriously, evoke true feelings o...

'Dreamscapes' And Impossible Architecture

Posted 04.13.2012 | Arts

Jenny Okun takes multiple exposure photographs of architectural forms, transforming them into kaleidoscopic dreamscapes. Although the photographer...

Happy Birthday, Juan Gris!

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to Juan Gris! Known affectionately as the "third musketeer of cubism," Gris had the reputation of being a pupil to Picasso's master, bu...

Happy Birthday, Piet Mondrian!

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 140th birthday of the artist and luxury hotel namesake Piet Mondrian. Known for his striking geometric paintings, Mondrian was an inst...

How the UK Went Cubist: 5 Key Works From the Tate's "Picasso and Modern British Art" Show, Explained

ARTINFO | Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Without the influence of Pablo Picasso, there would be no Francis Bacon, no Henry Moore, no David Hockney. The great Spanish modernist's influence can...