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Kisa Lala

Conversation With Theaster Gates: On Finding the Sweetest Fodder for His Imagination

Kisa Lala | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."

Straddling the Globe with a Balancing Act

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Tallur L.N. Unicode, 2011, Bronze, coins and concrete At an oddly chaotic prize ceremony during the 2013 Delhi Art fair, with crowds jammed around ...

Shoja Azari: Illusion and Disillusion

Kisa Lala | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

If Orientalism once represented a romantic Western view of the orient, that once-dominant framing view has perhaps been co-opted by digital cameras on both sides of the hemisphere.

Alexis Rockman: Rubicon -- The Point of No Return

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.

Moving Against Type: Stefan Sagmeister

Kisa Lala | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

We may not be biologically inclined to sustain happiness, but we are driven by the continuous desire to attain it. With this endeavor in mind, graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister has been making the Happy film, a project on happiness.

Collecting Women Making Waves -- Bringing Art to the Indian Masses

Kisa Lala | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

While women remained vulnerable on the streets, in contrast, many wielded great power in art, politics and the media -- albeit within the cocoon of the educated classes. 2013-03-19-kisalalapull.jpg

The Founder of Cirque du Soleil - Guy Laliberté Returns from his Journey into Space with Plans to Change the World

Kisa Lala | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

© Guy Laliberté - Algeria, Sahara Dessert, 2009 Print on cotton paper - 30 x 45 inches Edition of 15 The fire-eating accordion-player who fou...

Seeing Through the Eye of the Storm: Olafur Eliasson Explores Ways of Looking and Perceiving

Kisa Lala | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

View of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre during a storm on 2 November, 2012 - A collaboration between Henning Larsen Architects an...

A Midsummer Spell At Lacoste

Kisa Lala | Posted 09.16.2012 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Château de Lacoste - the residence of the Marquis de Sade in 1760s - as seen from the welcoming arms of Alexander Bourganov's sculpture The ru...

Marie Antoinette Gets a Royal Makeover at the Chateau Versailles

Kisa Lala | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Joana Vasconcelos - Lilicoptère at the Chateau de Versailles, 2012 Photo: Kisa Lala The Château de Versailles was aflame with the fanfare Marie An...

'Read-All-About-It!' Gilbert And George: The Double-Headed Beast Is Back

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Gilbert (right) and George (left) photographed by Douglas Friedman 2012 Gilbert and George are back after six years of trawling the dark seas of ...

Isabella Rossellini Speaks About Late Bloomers -- And Reaching 60

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Rossellini was one of a pair of twins of the late actress Ingrid Bergman, who died in her 60's. I wondered if reaching 60 made Rossellini reevaluate her life and career.

Kehinde Wiley On the World Stage: A Conversation With the Artist

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Kehinde Wiley's Benediter Brkou (The World Stage: Israel), 2011, oil and gold and silver enamel on canvas. Private Collection. ©...

A Mind Safari with Stargazer Not Vital

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Artist Not Vital in Agadez, Niger - Mekafoni. Camel, 2003 - Courtesy of the artist and Sperone Westwater Gallery New York Rais...

Making Celestial Waves: Artist Mariko Mori

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

The art world often sidelines humanist works for their accessibility and for their campaigns of universal mantras, but Mori has a history of meshing modern technology with ancient practices in a way that engenders contemplation for our place in the natural world.

Keeping Time With Tom Sachs: An Interview With the Artist

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

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PHOTOS: Animal Urges From Walton Ford

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Walton Ford photographed by Bobby Fisher © Bobby Fisher, 2011 -- Arabian proverb from beginning of King Kong: 'And the Prophet ...

Darling Provocateur: An Interview With Charlotte Rampling

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Charlotte Rampling: photograph for SPREAD by Kareem Black, 2011 "Being ready at 9am in any country," sighed Charlotte Rampling, smartly turned ...

Last Tree Down: Embracing A New Treeless World

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Landscape by Stuart Hall © Stuart Hall - A future earth without trees? © J F Rauzier - Cranach's Dream - The New Garden o...

Architect of Illusions: Charles Matton's Enclosures

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

A retrospective of handmade miniature interiors by the Parisian artistCharles Matton is on exhibit in London's All Visual Arts gallery. Matton, who died in 2008 of lung cancer, built 'Boxes,' that recreated artist studios and mise-en-scènes, emotive still-frames of inhabited interiors, empty hotel hallways, lonesome ateliers and imaginary boîtes. Poking one's head inside one of Matton's enclosures is being Gulliver trespassing into another reality and expecting the room's lilliputian occupants to return any moment.

Breathtaking Religious Imagery In Lech Majewski's 'The Mill And The Cross'

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Film still from The Mill and the Cross, 2011 Directed by Lech Majewski - Credit: Kino Lorber, Inc. Some time ago as part of m...

The Week In Art: Gypsies, Beatles & Warhol

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

This has been a week filled with distinct personalities and characters for HuffPost Arts. From Kisa Lala's riveting photoessay about modern gypsies, t...

PHOTOS: The New Nomads: Gypsies Navigating Contemporary Europe

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala © Iain McKell - "The New Gypsies" (Published by Prestel) Wandering the edges of townships in the grey zones between cities, ...

Surfing Sin City With Ashley Bickerton

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Ashley Bickerton photographed at his studio in Bali by Bobby Fisher, 2011 Ashley Bickerton has darkened his timbre after carousing the neon-lit n...

Sublime Silverware: The Sculpture Of Subodh Gupta

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Et tu, Duchamp? (detail), 2009 Black bronze 114 x 88 x 59 cm / 44 7/8 x 34 5/8 x 23 1/4 in Marble plinth: 123 x 123 x 122 cm Overal...