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A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

Paris Journal I: La Renaissance et le reve

Francis Levy | Posted 12.14.2013 | Travel
Francis Levy

How unoriginal surrealism was! It stole all its ideas from dreams and from earlier works of art. Dali et al were great promoters and the impact of th...

The Phoenix Rises

Lin Evola | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

In 1969 I came to visit a place that would become my home. My whole generation fell in love with this city by the sea. We pushed every limit, made many mistakes, opened Pandora's Box never to have it closed again -- for good and for bad.

Drawing Surrealism

Francis Levy | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Drawing Surrealism, currently on exhibit at the Morgan Library demonstrates the numerous techniques that artists of the surrealist school used to disinhibit their imaginations.

Strolling the Gallery

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At a recent exhibition of 'the masters,' I strolled past the paintings of landscapes and bowls of fruit and found myself in a Botticelli.

Stolen Dali Painting Mailed Back To NYC

AP | Posted 08.30.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Ke...

Women Surrealists Rule 'In Wonderland'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Not since Alice lost her way down the rabbit hole have we seen a wonderland so strange and delightful. In the first ever survey of women surrealists i...

Influential Abstract Painter Dies At 88

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Antoni Tapies passed away last night according to his family members. He was 88 years old and had been in bad health for some time. Tapies was hugely ...

Historical Figures As Hipsters

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

Have you ever fantasized about living in another era? About hanging out in cafes with Matisse, Picasso and Gertrude Stein? Full disclosure: we underst...

PHOTOS: The 10 Best Paintings Of Jesus Ever

Posted 12.25.2011 | Arts

Christmas is upon us, and what better way to celebrate then by shuffling through a slideshow of Jesus in all of his many forms? Some are baby, some ar...

Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.04.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

In the year 2143, will we be able to say Harry Potter lives, Harry Potter is global, or even that Harry Potter's enduring legacy continues to inspire all age groups? There is one book we can say that about today.

The Remarkable Realism Of Cave Paintings

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- Cave painters during the Ice Age were more like da Vinci than Dali, sketching realistic depictions of horses they saw rather than dream...

Artists' Famous Last Words

Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts

While great art lives forever, great artists don't. And aside all of the panic, pain and stress death brings, there is also the pressure to come out w...

Dali Apes Straightlaced Reporter

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

From his gravity-defying moustache to his enchantingly impenetrable accent, Salvador Dali is anything but easily understood. His eccentric personality...

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...

WATCH: Taking Over Celebrities' Faces

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

Yes, it is as freaky as it sounds. 'Minority Report' meets 'Face/Off' in this new technological experiment in which famous faces can be worn as easily...

SLIDESHOW: Artists Gone Wild

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

Artists are often eccentric; that's part of their appeal. But there's a fine line between eccentricity and hide-your-kids lunacy, and the artists in t...

Apocalyptic Art Through The Ages

Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts

Even if the Rapture doesn't come May 21, maybe thinking about Judgment Day every century or so can be a good thing. The End of Times have been a popul...

Disgraced Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy's Art Nets $672,000 At Auction

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The art collection of disgraced health care executive Richard Scrushy brought in more than $672,000 at auction, with proceeds going to...

Manly Facial Hair: 11 Must-See Mustaches (PHOTOS)

Tom Cutler | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books
Tom Cutler

I've had my mustache for thirty-three years and I'm now used to street urchins flinging orange peel and contumely in my direction. But, as we say, if you can't take the abuse, don't grow the mustache.

High Art: Drugs in Art History

Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts

On April 20, university quads and city backstreets alike fill up with smoke in celebration of marijuana. The unofficial holiday follows Bicycle Day, w...

Goodwill Auctions Purported Dali Print

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A Colorado Goodwill store is auctioning off a purported lithograph of a Salvador Dali work that it received from a myste...

Lisa Yuskavage: The Journey of an Art Star by Patricia Zohn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-25-outsidepull.jpg Yuskavage says -- using the lexicon of sex to describe her process -- "I can't paint as a bottom. I have to paint as a top."

Government-Backed Chinese Gay Bar In Yunnan Province Stays Empty

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A new bar in southwestern China aimed at educating gay men about AIDS stayed conspicuously empty during its official opening as potent...