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Marlene Dumas

10 of My Favorite Things From 2014

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.23.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2014 was a year of great personal sadness for me. Herewith a short list of things that pierced the veil.

W. Reveals Himself as 'a Decent Amateur' Artist

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's highly unusual for a public figure -- especially a high-profile politician -- to reveal something very personal and rather uncommon about himself. And to do it willingly?

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

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

Man Ray Portraits

David Galenson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Growing up in Brooklyn as the son of a Russian immigrant factory worker, Emmanuel Radnitzky stole tubes of paint from a local art supply store, but ha...

EIGHT OF HEARTS

Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

The KIDS Are Not Alright

Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts

We rarely get to see a raw depiction of childhood, given most contemporary portraits of children involve mall photo booths or dressing babies up as ov...

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of South African artist Marlene Dumas. The painter, who is known for her rough-edged nude figures and distorted depictions of th...

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Strange Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Maya Bloch is an Israeli painter who creates haunting, melting portraits that recall a nightmare family reunion. Rendered from photographs, Bloch eras...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: 'In The Company Of Alice Neel' At Victoria Miro Gallery

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

"In the Company of Alice" review from ARTINFO Victoria Miro, London http://www.victoria-miro.com/ Through July 30, 2010 "In the Company of Alice Nee...

Culture Zohn: Marlene Dumas Tackles the Walls Between Israel and Palestine

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-03-19-pull.jpg Dumas exposes self deception and helps see this conflict in a new, well-timed exhibition in Chelsea.