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Minimalism

Franz Kline: The Forgotten Abstract Expressionist?

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Many people remember Kline because his large-scale zoomed-in gestures resonate at both four feet and hundreds of feet away. This has led to the view that his works are just big black-on-white gestures, akin to big details of a de Kooning.

Architectural Minimalism: 7 Stunning Homes

Dering Hall | Posted 09.26.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

In the world or architecture, the basic premise of minimalism reduces design back to the basics, then thoughtfully incorporates form and function.

Today's Buddha Doodle - We are not our things

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

8 Lessons I Have Learned Since Giving Up Television

Jennifer McGaha | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy
Jennifer McGaha

The point is, when you are not watching television and thinking about inane things like how on earth someone could give birth nineteen times and still be walking around or how a human being could not notice she had a cat carcass rotting on her living room floor, your world opens up a bit.

Garages Terrify Me

Janelle Brandon | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Janelle Brandon

I've lived so long without a garage, that I can't imagine having one. I'm afraid that it might be a dumping ground for well intended purchases and the detritus of my mind and life that I don't have the time or energy to face.

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Creating A Minimal Home, In One Chart

Posted 07.29.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's yard sale season and while that bargain-basement-priced table lamp might seem like a good buy, we're here to talk some sense into you. Or, rather...

The Wild And Exhausting World Of Brazilian Artist Ernesto Neto

Crane.tv | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Ernesto Neto is an artist comfortable in himself. So comfortable in fact, he managed to dose off during our shoot in his studio in Rio de Janeiro. We blamed it on the heat and not our company of course.

WATCH: How We Built a Tiny House and Why We Made a Film About It

Merete Mueller | Posted 08.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Merete Mueller

If a home wasn't defined by stuff or by space, we wondered, then what was it? We hoped that building our own, from scratch, would help us to find out.

Artist Transforms Everyday Materials Into Towering Alien Landscapes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Roaming a Tara Donovan installation feels like navigating an alien landscape, one where massive dandelions sprout amongst textured cubes and glitteri...

Here Are Some Very, Very, Very Minimalist Movie Posters

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we've seen many a minimalist movie poster. There's something undeniably alluring about seeing your favorite, action-packed, romanc...

Carl Andre Retrospective at Dia Art Foundation in Beacon (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010 at Dia Beacon is the first retrospective to consider the full spectrum of Carl Andre's art. The exhibition i...

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: John Adams

Daniel Asia | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

John Adams is one of the most frequently performed of American composers and justly so. Shaker Loops continues to hold its allure. In its well-handl...

Off The Grid

Bethany Thies | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents
Bethany Thies

There is a difference between reverence for the past and being held captive by it.

Meet The Very Successful People Asking, "Is This All There Is?"

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The daily grind. Slogging through. Just getting by. There’s a reason why so many of the words and phrases we reach for to describe our lives convey ...

Artist Profile: Interview With David Crowell, Brooklyn-based Composer & Performer

Joel Garten | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

David Crowell is a Brooklyn-based composer and multi-instrumentalist who creates rhythmically complex music with an easy, almost floating quality t...

'The Lego Movie' Gets An Awesome Makeover With Minimalist Posters

Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

If you've seen "The Lego Movie," then you already know that everything is awesome and the film's official poster is as fun, busy and as action-packed ...

NCCA Kronstadt: After Malevich

j.frede | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
j.frede

Just across the waters of the Baltic Sea from where I sit now writing this, the art world was changed forever.

Ghost of a Chance: A New Paradigm for Pop Music Success?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Ghost's success continues unabated with the release of an EP entitled If You Have Ghosts, which was produced by none other than legendary musician/rock impresario David Grohl (who also contributed as a drummer).

Glass Breaks the Ceiling: Minimalism in Our Culture of Repetition

Yayoi Uno Everett | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Yayoi Uno Everett

How did Philip Glass shatter the ceiling of the classical music industry that had kept high art from merging with the "low" art of mass culture?

WATCH: The Hardest Part Of Becoming A Minimalist -- And How To Overcome It

Posted 12.05.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

After leaving his job in the corporate world, Ryan Nicodemus decided to embrace a life of minimalism. But it took some effort to detach from the lifes...

Stop Overdosing on Celebrity Gossip, the News, and Low-Quality Information

James Clear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Is it necessary to turn on the same news program every night? Are you living a better life because of watching it? If something isn't benefitting you, then eliminate it.

Ellsworth Kelly at 90

Simon Watson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Ellworth Kelly, the master of lyrical minimalism, enjoyed his 90th birthday this past month with a trio of exhibitions at Matthew Marks's Chelsea gallery spaces and with concurrent showings at the Museum of Modern Art, in midtown, and the Mnuchin Gallery, uptown.

7 Ways To De-Clutter Your Home And Simplify Your Life Post-Retirement

Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty

Americans are stressed out, and their cluttered homes aren't helping matters: A recent Huffington Post survey found that 84 percent of recently stress...

Me, A Hoarder?

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

We watch the stories of hoarders on television and feel sorry for them and we feel proud to not be one of them. But perhaps we have more in common than we realize.