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Female Artists Are a Force to Be Reckoned With

MutualArt | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Although the artists often intersect one or more of the categories, they were loosely assigned to each to help illustrate how sexual identity, politics, internal experience and pleasures and pressures of domestic life are explored through their work.

Happy Birthday Louise Bourgeois!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

In honor of Louise Bourgeois' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the b...

The Plunge From Above

Liz Insogna | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
Liz Insogna

Sometimes there's an interesting shared focus in art, a wave of collective conscious-groping that leaves the cultural landscape forever changed. 2013-02-08-artpull.jpg

The Wisdom and Creativity of the Elders in Art and Science

David Galenson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

The psychologists who specialize in the study of creativity are virtually unanimous: the old may be wise, but only the young are creative. These scholars are wrong. Wisdom not only can be the very source of creativity: it has been for many of our greatest innovators.

Happy Birthday, Louise Bourgeois!

Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of French-American artist, Louise Josephine Bourgeois. The contemporary sculptor, fondly referred to as "Spiderwoman", would tur...

Old Age and Creativity in Art and Science

David Galenson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

One of the most widespread and persistent myths about creativity is that it is the domain of the young.

See Stunning Jewelry by Louise Bourgeois, Lucio Fontana, and Other Great Artists

ARTINFO | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

When is jewelry not jewelry? When it's a work of art. Through January 13, Crédit Municipal bank in Paris is showing an unusual exhibition of jewelry ...

Women's Mythopoetic Art: Going Back to Start, Heroically

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

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The Best Mothers In Art

Posted 05.13.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts would like to officially thank moms everywhere for their countless gifts of strength and inspiration. What better way is there to expres...

Louise Bourgeois: The Return Of The Repressed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

Louise Bourgeois created haunting sculptural forms inspired by femininity and domesticity. But through her touch, these 'soft' subject matters morph i...

Women Surrealists Rule 'In Wonderland'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Not since Alice lost her way down the rabbit hole have we seen a wonderland so strange and delightful. In the first ever survey of women surrealists i...

Artists Who Don't Make Art Still Make Millions

Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts

There was a time when the artist at work meant hours of solitude, piles of tossed-out failed works, and clothes covered in smudges of charcoal and pai...

Surrealism at LACMA, Gingrich to the Moon

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, here she was: one female artist versus three super-macho colleagues. And you know who won the battle? Yes, you guessed it right: Frida left the boys in the dust.

Edvard Munch and Personal Art

David Galenson | Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

In a 1999 essay, Ernst van de Wetering, professor of art history at the U. of Amsterdam and chairman of the Rembrandt Research Project, noted that Rembrandt had painted himself at least 40 times, had etched himself 31 times, and had drawn a handful of self-portraits.

PHOTOS: Delicious Newcomers To See At Art Basel Miami Beach

Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts

Art Basel Miami Beach is America's biggest art fair, and each year it features hundreds of the world's hottest visual artists, from world-famous art s...

WATCH: Building 'Maman,' Louise Bourgeois' Giant Spider Sculpture

VernissageTV | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

On the occasion of the Louise Bourgeois exhibition at Fondation Beyeler, the museum is showing the artist's famous sculpture Maman. This video documen...

PHOTOS: Controversial Art By Ai Weiwei, David LaChapelle, At Hong Kong Art Fair

Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

The 2011 Hong Kong Art Fair is larger than ever with 260 galleries participating in this year's festivities which run through Sunday, May 29. While ma...

Can An Art Fair Be Dreamy?

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Jenny Saville, Pause, 2002-03. Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 ft / 305 x 213 cm. Exhibitor: Thomas Gibson Fine Art TEFAF is Dreamy. Let me explain why. Th...

Artworld Gift Guide for the Holidays

Jim Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Hedges

Art is more accessible than ever before in history. What's best is that everyone can now buy real art made by recognized contemporary masters for modest prices.

All You Need is Love -- an Auction Scorecard

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"The bidders egos are the main reason for the inflated prices," Luis Accorsi told us. "The eagerness to win, one person over the other." Nevertheless, it's hard not to be taken in by the energy in the room.

INSIDE ART: The Two Life Cycles of Artistic Creativity

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Why did great artists do their best work at such different stages of their careers?

LOS ANGELES GALLERY EXHIBITS: September 23 - 29, PLAN ForYourArt

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 thr...

ART COLLABORATION: Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin Relive Their Past Together

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

By Kisa Lala "Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, 2010. Portrait by Brigitte Cornand" Before her death recently at the age of 98, Louise Bourgeois ...

Victoria Bartlett's Visible Panty Line

Hellin Kay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hellin Kay

Victoria Bartlett's designs have a quiet subtlety and like the clothes themselves, an asymmetric view of the world that challenges conventional standards of what is sexy especially in regard to undergarments.

Why Size Doesn't Matter: "Lee Bontecou: All Freedom in Every Sense" at the MoMA

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Lee Bontecou is among my favorite living artists, so it was with great pleasure that I spent an afternoon at the MoMA exhibition "Lee Bontecou: All Fr...