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West Michigan's Largely Unknown Ensemble Gets In The Spotlight

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Bill Ryan in rehearsal with BillBand In preparation for a Multiple Choice Quiz, read the following press references received by a "mystery" ensembl...

Twelve Resolutions for a Clutter-Free New Year

Francine Jay | Posted 03.02.2013 | HuffPost Home
Francine Jay

Do you ever look around your home, and feel suffocated by all your stuff? If so, the new year is a perfect time for a fresh start.

Kirsten Dunst Does Minimalism Right

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.16.2012 | Style

Less is definitely more.

Watch: Teen Builds Mortgage-Free Dorm on Wheels

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Kirsten Dirksen

Total cost was $12,000, but it's debt-free and it's much more than your typical college digs. It has a full kitchen (including a fridge/freezer, sink and camping oven), a sofa-bed he built himself, a nearly full-sized shower (he chopped the top off) and a composting toilet.

WATCH: "Shotgun Shack" Family Remodels Tiny Home for $700 DIY-Style

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.03.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Three years ago, this family left their 4-bedroom home to move into a 320-square-foot prefab. Yikes!

10 Signs You're Not as Rich as You Could Be

Francine Jay | Posted 11.18.2012 | Money
Francine Jay

Are you frustrated with your finances? Drowning in debt? Or just not sure where your money goes each month?

Is This Serra Sculpture At Risk?

Posted 08.24.2012 | Arts

A secret among art lovers, "Shift," one of the first pieces by now legendary sculptor Richard Serra, has widely remained off the radar because it was ...

The Marfa Diaries

Artwrit | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

At times, Marfa appears to be a mirage. In the middle of a bone-dry desert, Donald Judd has managed to leave the imprint of his own legacy of minimalism and the avant-garde.

Barcelona Industrial Design Pioneer on Classic Craft and Minimalism (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

His family left its mark on the Barcelona skyline (his uncle commissioned Antoni Gaudí to design the Casa Milà), but Miguel Milà chose to leave his imprint on a more modern field of design, dropping out of architecture school in the 1950s to pioneer the field of Spanish industrial design.

Neuroscience Meets Ancient Japanese Scrolls

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

Greg Dunn is a neuroscience PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania and an artist passionate about Japanese minimalist scrolls. While these inte...

Hypnotic Op-Art Makes You See Double

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Daniel Aksten's new exhibition asks you to not just to look at shape and color, but to experience them. As the show's title "Support, Edge, Variation"...

Street Photography -- Close Vs. Distance

Peter Levi | Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts
Peter Levi

To take candid photos I prefer to use a smaller, silent camera. A big camera intimidates easily, and the slamming mirror inside a DSLR reveals your presence faster than it takes to say "cheese."

Melting Minimalism

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Iran Do Espirito Santo is a Brazilian artist whose visual puzzles are easy to perceive but impossible to decipher. His new exhibition "Switch" feature...

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...

Judy Chicago's Unseen Early Works

Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

This collection of minimalist little joys may be the last thing you'd expect from the woman famous for her large-scale feminist installations, Judy Ch...

Mary Heilmann Will Make You Love Abstract Art

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Here at HuffPost Arts, we like to think of abstract art as the sushi of the art world, an acquired taste that at first encounter is a bit odd and leav...

Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-12-03-Screenshot20111203at10.01.48AM.pngMost demarcations of historical epochs are necessarily vague. Not this one.

The Real Innovation of Steve Jobs

Thomas Fisher | Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology
Thomas Fisher

Steve Jobs saw a future in which technology becomes so minimal, so energy efficient and resourceful, and so much an extension and support of ourselves that it almost disappears.

Book Review: Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little

George Mocharko | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
George Mocharko

Through status updates, instant messages, and "tweets," we have all had to adopted new ways of getting the word out as briefly and as memorable as possible.

Couple Gives Massive Art Collection To All 50 States

Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Priscilla Frank

In an age crazy for standards and guidelines to legitimize and explain life's mysteries, it is rare to hear the words "you just know." Husband and wif...

How Long-Term Travel Turned Me Into A Minimalist

Sasha Cagen | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Sasha Cagen

Living out of a backpack for a year really does change you. It changed me: I'm a born-again minimalist.

WATCH: Birth And Death At Venice Biennale: An Interview With Christian Boltanski

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

It's not every day that a journalist becomes part of a work of art. In a stroke of autobiographical fervor a few years ago Christian Boltanski had so...

DIY: Martin Margiela Inspired Nail Art

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Love the Margiela look but can't afford the price tag? Take some inspiration from manicurist extraordinaire Sophie Harris-Greenslade of the blog T...

In The Market For: Modern Minimal

The Huffington Post | Jenny Kang | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Clockwise From Left: Celine Spring '11, 3.1 Phillip Lim Dress, Istanbul Bracelet, YSL ChYc Cabas Bag, ASOS Necklace, A.L.C. Skirt, Topshop Tank, G...

The Sensual Steel Sculptures Of John Chamberlain

Alexander Adler | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Although the art world is ready to embrace a new generation of enthusiasts, artists, and collectors, there is simultaneously an aspect of rediscovery ...