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Tearful Goodbye to Ensor, Happy Hello To...

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The second exhibition that helped me to survive during the hot weekend was a groundbreaking - or more precisely, wallbreaking -- show at Regen Projects by the well-known Los Angeles artist Doug Aitken.

The 10 Must-See Art Films At Sundance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

In just a few days, Park City, Utah will be home to the cinephile's favorite time of year, the Sundance Film Festival. While the entire festival makes...

Doug Aitken's Train of Flame

Dean Kuipers | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

It is a generative sculpture. The long strips of LED lights fixed to the side of the train are not pre-programmed, but are triggered by sensors on the train that measure light, temperature, sound and speed and are constantly remixing live.

It's A Little Hard To Write A Song About Plastic

Jackson Browne | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Jackson Browne

The problem is not the things we like, it's the way we do business. It's the way huge corporations handle distributing goods, maximizing profits. We absolutely have the power to turn this around, to whatever extent that we really want to turn it around.

'I Love Meeting New People': Cat Power on The Power of Collaboration

Cat Power | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Cat Power

This is an "anything can happen" environment -- you make plans to do something in ten minutes and then another person will inject their ideas. Everything is constantly shifting. But I always think, collaboration and improvisation are so important.

No Filter: How I Captured Winslow, Arizona in 180 Images

Stephen Shore | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Stephen Shore

What I discovered was that I was taking a different kind of picture than I'd taken before. I was emphasizing the foreground and leaving the background a little out of focus. It's an approach I'd never used before and found that I returned to a half dozen times that day.

Stephen Shore: Photos as Performance for "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

Iconic American photographer Stephen Shore is showing us the images he shot the day before in tiny Winslow, Arizona. Empty intersections. A white station wagon buried in low shrubs.

The Expanding Universe of Doug Aitken's "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

I ducked into a black felt yurt set up in the Railyard in Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of the installations traveling with Doug Aitken's latest large-scale artwork, "Station To Station," and was instantly involved in a mind-bending discussion about the expansion of the universe.

Doug Aitken's Nomadic Extravaganza Takes Off

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Artists, nomads, culture-junkies and transportation enthusiasts alike have been counting down the days until Doug Aitken's big artsy road trip finally...

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country ...

A Big Fat Artsy Road Trip

Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts

Doug Aitken is going on a road trip from New York to San Francisco, and he's taking some of the finest contemporary artists and musicians with him. Je...

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...

Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

At the end of the month the grunge capital of the United States will get a whole lot vainer when the Seattle Art Museum unveils its new mirrored facad...

PHOTOS: Enjoying Hirshhorn's 'SONG 1' Video Spectacle

Posted 03.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although there were some initial fears that a cold front pushing through town Wednesday afternoon would made outdoor events wet and mise...

WATCH: 'SONG 1' Opens At The Hirshhorn, 'The Bubble' Gets Its Name

Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Multimedia artist Doug Aitken's "SONG 1" was officially inaugurated on Thursday night literally wrapping the Hirshhorn Museum in moving ...

LOOK: Museum Exterior Wrapped In Hi-Def Video Images

Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Multimedia artist Doug Aitken's "SONG 1" will literally wrap the Hirshhorn Museum in moving images beginning Thursday night. The art...

YoungArts Comes to LA

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

The level of professionalism from these young artists was both stunning and inspirational, and provided great hope for those of us devoted to the future of the arts in America.

HAIKU REVIEWS: Leonardo Re-Created, Mozart's Magic Flute | San Francisco, LA, New York

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

All Is Well That Ends Well... With a Gala at MOCA

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Many of you would probably agree that we are living in a rather cynical age, and that's why it's so inspiring to witness the miracle of resurrection. And no, I'm not talking about the story of Jesus.

Tonight's Agenda: Pop-Up Pies, Food Trucks, And Art Walks

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles art fans have some tough decisions to make tonight: talks on architecture and design, the Venice Art Crawl, Pacific Design Center's multip...

PHOTOS: WHAT A PARTY!: MOCA Rocks Doug Aitkin's Art Happening

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

MOCA shot itself out of an artistic canon Saturday night as it celebrated it's entry into its fourth decade in a happening masterminded artist Doug Ai...

MOCA Gala 2010

The Daily Truffle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

I consider it a great LA night when a convergence of local talent is pooled to create a memorable shared experience. MOCA delivered... in spades!

This Week in Art: A Shift in Values

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The power of celebrity and entertainment has never been stronger -- but the intellectual status quo has perhaps never been lower. What does it mean that, as adults, our idols are famous for being famous?

PLAN ForYourArt: November 11-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

PLAN ForYourArt September 16-22

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 thro...

Bettina Korek's ART BASEL EXCLUSIVE: Wanna Buy A Picasso?

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Art Basel opens officially today, but the unofficial kick off started Sunday with a tour of Zurich organized by the indomitable Kunsthalle Director Be...