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Behind the Scenes: Tom Hooper

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Sometimes with pen or pencil in hand, other times with a full palette of acrylic or watercolors, Hooper adds connections or isolating areas to accent characters and objects with little or no preconception or plan -- something like the way a jamming jazz musician riffs or a butterfly flies.

Helena Rubinstein at the Jewish Museum: Mascara for the Masses

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In a week when talk focused on the revamping of Renee Zellweger's face, whether or not the Oscar winning actress went generic with plastic surgery, a ...

Iris Smyles, Author of the New Novel, Iris Has Free Time, Plays the Game: Which Writer Would You Rather?

Julie Ingram | Posted 08.21.2013 | Books
Julie Ingram

On a casual stroll back from the Hayden Planetarium -- I'd wanted to do something cultural, and she'd run out of astronaut ice cream -- I introduced a game called, "Which Writer Would You Rather?"

Reorienting Narrative: E-lit as Psychogeography

Illya Szilak | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

In much of her work, writer/artist J. R. Carpenter fabricates hybrid places that are both "virtual" and attached to real world locales.

Happy Birthday, Max Ernst!

Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Dada devotee and Surrealist artist, Max Ernst. The prolific painter, sculptor and creative partner of Dorothea Tanning, would...

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

Max Ernst's Awesomely Weird Retrospective Opens

artdaily.org | Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

VIENNA.- The Albertina devotes an exhibition -- his first retrospective in Austria -- to Max Ernst, the great pictorial inventor. Presenting a selecti...

Happy Birthday, Dorothea Tanning!

Posted 08.25.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of famed female artist Dorothea Tanning. The Surrealist painter and wife of fellow artist Max Ernst would be 102 years if she we...

Alice - In Germany

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.25.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

2012-07-26-Screenshot20120726at8.53.17AM.jpgFrom the late 19th century to the present day, visual artists around the world have found their own ways to reflect and portray the imaginative dreamlike world first discovered by an extremely curious and courageous little girl.

Happy Birthday Salvador Dali!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of everyone's favorite mustachioed surrealist painter, Salvador Dali. The eccentric Spaniard, who was a lover of all things gild...

Dali's Big Sale At Sotheby's

Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts

Salvador Dali's surrealist dreamscapes inspired the imaginations of millions; now it looks like the artist's wildest dreams are about to become a real...

Happy Birthday, Max Ernst!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Happy Birthday to one of our favorite surrealists, Max Ernst. Ernst's attitude towards authority was affected early on by his strict, religious father...

10 Alter-Egos Of Famous Artists

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts

Attention and behold: Marcel Duchamp... as a lady! Or, not exactly. This is more than just a giddy Surrealist in a pretty hat and a little rouge. This...

Alice in Italy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice In Wonderland is the first exhibition to comprehensively focus on Lewis Carroll's classic "Alice" books and their enormous influence on the world of visual arts from the first publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 to the present day.

Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.04.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

In the year 2143, will we be able to say Harry Potter lives, Harry Potter is global, or even that Harry Potter's enduring legacy continues to inspire all age groups? There is one book we can say that about today.

PHOTO: Steve Martin Victim Of Art Fraud (UPDATE)

Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts

Steve Martin has had a varied career as an actor, writer, comedian, SNL host, musician, and art lover, but he's probably not too happy to add 'victim'...

Artist As Mad Scientist: Alex Ross

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.04.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Untitled, 2010. Oil on linen, 44 1/4 x 40 inches (112.4 x 101.6 cm). This Friday a solo show by artist Alexander "Alex" Ross opens at David Nolan Ga...

A Collage of Artists: Presenting the Lou Beaches

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

There is definitely an argument for working in close proximity to other artists -- that's why they invented art colonies. The Lou Beaches demonstrate that the family that glues together sticks together.