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5 Artist Studios Turned Museums In Paris

Untapped Cities | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
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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...

Tilt Gives Blank Room Jekyll & Hyde Makeover

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Recently, the Au Vieux Panier hotel in Marseille, France asked the street artist Tilt to work his magic on one of their rooms. The self-proclaimed "gr...

Happy Birthday, Renoir!

Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 170th birthday of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The French artist with a keen eye for feminine beauty did not come from a wealthy background ...

Which Impressionist Painter Had A Lovechild With His Piano Teacher?

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

Today marks the 180th Birthday of Edouard Manet, the outspoken artist synonymous with forward-thinking movements such as Impressionism and Realism. Ma...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

WATCH: Royal de Luxe Marionettes: Giant Puppets Take Their Performance To The Streets

Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

Often called the Cirque de Soleil of puppetry, street theatre company Royal de Luxe is bring sexy back to the art of marionettes. Not only are their p...

Experience Parisian Opulence At The Getty

Posted 09.21.2011 | Arts

The Getty Museum's exhibition "Paris Life and Luxury" is a chance to experience the opulence which filled the parlors of Paris in the mid-eighteenth c...

NPR And Lasers: Inside The Mind Of Larissa Bates On Beautiful/Decay

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

(Via Beautiful/Decay) Larissa Bates both celebrates the male gender identity within the history of art while struggling to disassemble heteronormat...