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First Person Artist

What Climate Change Might Look Like: Chris Larson's Deep North

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Every now and then an artist so vividly articulates a quiet fear that it takes my breath away. Fresh from the celebration of Earth Day, I wanted to share "Deep North" by artist Chris Larson.

Happy Anniversary, HuffPost Arts!

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Today marks the first year since we launched HuffPost Arts. What a long way we've come.

The Artist, The Exhibitionist And Blogger Emily Gould

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

What fascinated me most about the New York Times Emily Gould piece was the x-ray view inside the mind of someone who craves the attention of strangers.

Artist As Second Career: The Wild World Of Kathy Taslitz

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I am fascinated by artists who find themselves and their art careers later in life. Unlike, say, mathematicians and scientists who allegedly peak before 30, artists tend to mature and get better with age like a fine wine

First Person Artist: Carol Es

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

My gallery is in a unique place in Culver City that has one gallery after another, with the occasional hip café and museum. Often the gallerie...

A Night At The Palomino With Rosson Crow

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

If I had to use an experience to describe the paintings of Rosson Crow, it might start with a peck on the cheek, but then unexpectedly turn into a prolonged french kiss.

The Art of Global Warming: Photographer Sasha Bezzubov

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

The subject of nature for the artist is the thrashing ten ton whale in every studio, indoors and out. Whether scanning a horizon, or reverse engineer...

The Nudist, The Chemist and Artist Ethan Murrow

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

As an artist, I consider art on a sort of spectrum in my mind by the manner in which it is rendered. I picture two opposing ends: one a chemist, who ...

Why Artists Shouldn't Have Blackberries

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I have come of age as an artist during the most accelerated period of connectivity our species has ever known.

Artist Stefanie Schneider And The End Of Polaroid Film

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

First Person Artist is a weekly column by artist Kimberly Brooks in which she provides commentary on the creative process and showcases artists' work...

First Person Artist Rachel Mason: The Candidates, The Debates and Their Gestures

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

When artist Rachel Mason was invited to ride along with a reporter during this 2008 Presidential campaign trail she put what she saw to paper and created the show "The Candidate."