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Beyond Frieze: Top 5 Satellite Events in London This Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Frieze London opens this week (through Saturday, October 18), and includes a whirlwind of programs including talks, film screenings and performances.

Grace and Power, Fragility and Strength: Artist Christophe Leroux Discusses His 'New Works' at the Sonce Alexander Gallery

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts
Gregory Weinkauf

Truly, Christophe exults in his work. "When I touch a piece of metal, it talks to me. I'm like, 'Wow!'" He further reveals: "Because, the thing is, really, this is a very industrial world: we manufacture cars and planes and fast trains and really heavy stuff. So my art is a reflection of our world."

Lights Go on Part XXXIV - A Day at the Modern

Thomas Bähler | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

If you'd like for me to read this to you, click here. I love museums - especially art museums... Its almost like meeting my favorite artists at diffe...

These Trippy Photos Show Art Colliding With Science

Arthur I. Miller | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Arthur I. Miller

Today's cutting-edge art doesn't just use science and technology. It is actually driven by it.

Why Is Modern Art So Expensive?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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A Day at Storm King Art Center Sculpture Park (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Storm King Art Center is one of the world's leading sculpture parks. The park is located one hour north of New York City, in the lower Hudson Valley.

A Brief Guide To The NSFW History Of Penis Art

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts

Back in March, while everyone was celebrating the triumphs of the ladydom, we gave you an overview of the art world's apparent obsession with vaginas ...

"A Subtlety"

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Mona R. Washington

Outside the venue, a very long line winds down and around several blocks. Art aficionados wait patiently in the sun. Inside, the exhibition visitors wander and wonder. THE MARVELOUS SUGAR BABY regally inhabits the space.

#ColbyDoesAmerica: What Gay Porn Star Colby Keller Is Doing To Change The Art World

H. Alan Scott | Posted 09.07.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Alan Scott

If art is reactionary, and sex certainly causes a reaction, then is porn the most widely spread form of expressionism art in our modern world? Now with #ColbyDoesAmerica, Keller is taking his years blending these two forms of artistic expression into one, asking the question: can porn be art?

Collecting Art: Philanthropy or Self-Glorification?

Olivier Berggruen | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Olivier Berggruen

The last few years have ushered in a new era in the craze for contemporary art, with prices reaching such dizzying heights that many feel inclined to predict its collapse. Yet, the bubble shows no sign of bursting. Art buying has become the favorite playground of a super-rich elite isolated from the economic realities that shape the lives of most humans.

From Picasso to Joyce, Dylan, and Jobs

David Galenson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Stylistic versatility has penetrated one discipline after another: Miles Davis, Jean-Luc Godard, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Thomas Pynchon (and Steve Jobs) are just a few of the modern giants who have practiced it.

This Artist Is Literally Bottling Up Our Emotions

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts

Therapists (and mothers) around the world have touted the old adage that it's unhealthy to bottle up emotions. For Tennessee-based artist Taylor Kinse...

Masterworks by Working Masters

Bruce Helander | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

With these pleasant reminders of the past and the present and their connections to contemporary inventiveness, I've had the unexpected and pleasurable experience of seeing great classic works within reach, up close and friendly.

'Emoji Nation' Is One Hilarious Attempt At Teaching Art In The 21st Century

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts

While classic art is the foundation on which our society has flourished, many of us today struggle to really "get" art beyond its aesthetic beauty. Th...

Thanks to Glenn Lowry

Manuel R. De Juan | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Manuel R. De Juan

Mr. Lowry, please allow me to express that, if, based solely on your judgment, you decided to tear down a swath of Manhattan for the sake of progress or for the sake of art, you would have my full confidence for such a decision.

How Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram Are Revolutionizing Modern Art

Simone Collins | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts
Simone Collins

If you would like a succinct peek at the present online art scene, sit down for a chat with California-based comic artist and animator Andrew Stewart.

Jennifer Vanderpool: Family Stories in Ukraine

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Formalist, familiar, mythological, personal, universal, historical and emotional -- hers is not the only undiscovered history playing out in these prints.

Is the Art Show Becoming the Armory Show?

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Armory Show is held at Piers 92 and 94 in New York City and is perhaps the best advertised and attended art show of the week.

For Warren Rosser, the space between Is Easily Maneuvered

Blair Schulman | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

While some works invite you to step up and take a closer look, the thrill of the space between, Warren Rosser's current exhibition at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art in Kansas City, is standing back and allowing the eye to absorb it in full.

That Obscure (Surrealist) Object of Desire

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts
Bernard-Henri Lévy

From a reading of this fascinating book, which provides an indispensable counterpoint to two exhibitions on the same theme at the Pompidou Center in Paris and the Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, one leaves with the renewed certainty that the surrealist revolution was one of mind rather than of art.

Kosice's Triumph in Paris

David Galenson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Albert Einstein once declared that imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited, but "imagination encircles the world." Gyula Kosice clearly agrees.

Mark Allen: The Spectator as Spectacle

Blair Schulman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Inside a suburban Kansas City Wal-Mart on Black Friday 2013, (the so-called inaugural holiday shopping season immediately following Thanksgiving) artist Mark Allen zips himself inside one of his custom body bags and plays dead. Allen gets the reaction he expects.

This Artist's Take on the Human Form Will Amaze You

Darby Roach | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Darby Roach

José Taveras is a Lisbon artist with a different vision of what makes us human.

Drawing as Monastic Practice: Steven Assael at Forum Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A collection of drawings by Steven Assael is on display right now at Forum Gallery in Manhattan. Assael is universally known by high-technique figurative painters working in the United States today, among whom his skills are legendary.

'I Think Every Good Artist Has Bled Literally Or Metaphorically'

ARTINFO | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Name: Tameka Norris (also known as Meka-Jean) Age: Grown Occupation: Artist Tameka Norris performing "Untitled" (2012), Contemporary Arts ...