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Wool Worth Building

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.

Will Forte Can't Believe He's in Nebraska

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Will Forte didn't worry about getting the role in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" because he assumed he didn't have a chance.

The Pros and Cons of Magical Thinking

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

Seriously, if changing your life was easy, do you really think we'd have three-for-one happy hours, or that anyone would seriously care about Kate and Wills' baby? Please. They'd be fully engaged in their own exciting lives.

Karen Black: 1939-2013

Alex Simon | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Black was alternately eccentric, passionate, grounded and fascinating during our chat, her obvious intelligence shining through the entire proceedings. She remains one of my favorite conversations during nearly twenty years of doing interviews.

PHOTOS: A Rare Peek At Natalie Wood's First Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

Stuffed animals -- and Dennis Hopper -- included.

Passion and Fearlessness Take Center Stage As Viggo Mortensen Receives The Dennis Hopper Award At The AMFM Fest

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Gordy Grundy

Mortensen appeared truly grateful for the award. He even confessed to being a little nervous. The award and Dennis Hopper meant a lot to him.

Seeing Through Dennis Hopper's Lens

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

When actor-director Dennis Hopper wasn't inhaling laughing gas and terrifying everyone as the villian in David Lynch's "Blue Velvet," he was accumulat...

For Spring, the 10 Best Road Movies Ever

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Going all the way back to Homer's Odyssey, some of our finest stories take place on voyages or quests of some kind, where our hero (or heroine) not only experiences new sights and adventures, but also some transformation in thinking, circumstance, or attitude as a result. The road movie is the cinematic equivalent.

Interview: Checking in With Veteran Seymour Cassel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actor Seymour Cassel is on the phone and, when asked what he's been doing, says, "Well, I'm looking for work."

Storming the Gates: My Gonzo Misadventures in Dennis HopperLand

Tom Folsom | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Folsom

It was hot and dusty in the high desert of Taos. The scraggly cemetery looked like the set of a spaghetti western. Mourners included biker dudes, Val Kilmer in a Stetson, and Jack Nicholson in moccasins. It was June 2010. Dennis Hopper was about to be buried.

Ferlinghetti: Not All Beat Poets Are Beat

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Back in the day, the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti was all the rage. Paperbacks of A Coney Island of the Mind could be seen stuffed in jean pockets on college campuses. Now 93, he is the subject of a valuable biopic by photographer and filmmaker Chris Felver

How Quentin Tarantino Wants To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

Lesson learned: if you refer to a plot point in a Quentin Tarantino movie as "harebrained," Quentin Tarantino just might want to speak to you about yo...

5 Things You Never Knew About Dennis Hopper

Peter Winkler | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Peter Winkler

From his lonely childhood in Kansas to his drug-fueled days and nights in Hollywood, Dennis Hopper's amazing life was a roller-coaster series of triumphs and failures.

PHOTOS: Dennis Hopper Compound Sold For $5 Million

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.06.2012 | Los Angeles

After two years jumping on and off the market, Dennis Hopper's Venice, Calif. compound has finally sold for $5 million. The sprawling property, wh...

On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies of All Time

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It does not seem quite possible that Jack Nicholson could be turning 75 today. He seems ageless, particularly when you revisit his best films. And that's just what we should all do to mark the occasion.

The Writer Who Can't Be Stopped

Peter Winkler | Posted 03.28.2012 | Books
Peter Winkler

One night in 1965, I went to bed, apparently fine. The next morning, when I awoke, I was unable to walk. I was eventually diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I couldn't write. I finally found a solution -- a red plastic chopstick.

You Won't Believe Which Celebs Are Artists Too!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

UK pop sensation Robbie Williams recently announced that he was going to display his paintings in an exhibition in his Los Angeles garage. We at HuffP...

Timelapse Of Venice Beach's New Mural: Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper Is Purple With Blue Eyes: LA's Latest Mural

Posted 01.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Dennis Hopper, one of Venice Beach's most famous artists-in-residence, now lives on in a vibrant new mural in Abbot Kinney. The beloved actor, art...

Actor's Actor: A Birthday Salute to Robert Duvall

John Farr | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Duvall can look back with pride on a rich and colorful life, and his contributions to film should never be underestimated, as the following ten titles demonstrate.

Wallace Berman: The Aleph Male

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

All too rare is an art exhibition that invites the viewer to share in the joy of discovery, engaging us as confidants in new revelations that suddenly seem self-evident. "Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," is just such an exhibition.

Andy Warhol's Screen Tests: I'll Be Your Mirror

Network Awesome | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts
Network Awesome

Warhol's Screen Tests show the artist's gaze at its blankest. Auditioning factory stars and starlets, in front of a locked or unlocked frame, these harshly lit studies function as portraits of the sitters.

Who Am I This Time?: This Artweek.LA (July 4-10)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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WATCH: James Franco's New Art Project 'Rebel'

ARTINFO | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

How meteoric is actor James Franco's art career? This meteoric: mere months after having his first solo gallery show at Berlin 's Peres Projects follo...

Allen Ginsberg at the Oscars, at MoMA, at Large

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Recently, the yearly reading of "Howl" at Columbia University attracted crowds to the Philosophy Hall. An irony was not missed: in his days, Allen represented rebellious youth. Now, he is the poet of our time.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

MoMA's exhibition of Warhol films brings you face-to-face with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Lou Reed, and Dennis Hopper -- time creeping by in slow-motion silence.