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Here Are Some Animated GIFts To Help You Celebrate Picasso's Birthday

Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaraonte | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

On a fine day like today, 133 years ago, a man named Pablo Picasso was born. The Spanish painter, sculptor, ceramicist and creative spirit revolutioni...

Celebrate Picasso's Birthday By Spending $6 Million On One Of His Paintings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, born on this date 133 years ago. What better way to celebrate this joyous occasion than by p...

This Is Picasso's 'Guernica' Recreated Entirely From LEGO

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

The world will celebrate Pablo Picasso's 133rd birthday on October 25. So how did master model builder Veronica Watson prepare for such an occasion? S...

Takashi Murakami After Tōhoku

Matthew Israel | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Does religion exist at all in today's art world? Yes, but most often as documentary or anthropological art about religion. It's also been said that contemporary art viewing experiences are similar to traditional religious experiences.

Out of the Blue

Randy Malamud | Posted 10.15.2014 | College
Randy Malamud

The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded last week to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, who devised a way to create a semi-conductor that emits blue, thus enabling the LEDs that illuminate our phones, televisions, and computers. They provide an opportunity for us to reflect back on the cultural potency of blueness.

Apple, the Great Innovator? Nope, Sony Is the Original Innovator

Bill_Robinson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm tired of hearing how Apple is the most innovative organization on the planet. Blah, blah, blah.

10 Quotes On What Inspires Creativity, And What Most Definitely Does Not

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

Creativity is phenomenon that occurs when something new, be it an image, an idea, an invention, or some combination thereof, comes into being. Whether...

5 True Story Tips for Starting Your Own Small Business

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Carlota Zimmerman

If you have an idea for a business, before you get hung up on being perfectly situated, or reading every business book in the market, or getting certified as an entrepreneur (a hilarious contradiction-in-terms!)... just do it. Just start the damn business.

Picasso Painting Reveals Hidden Man

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso's first masterpieces, "The Blue Room," using ...

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Abstract Art And Getting It

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts

Abstract art can be a doozy. We'd be lying if we said we've never approached a daunting canvas buzzing with indiscernible colors, shapes and stripes a...

Dispute Over Picasso's Biggest Artwork Is Resolved

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A stage curtain believed to be the biggest Pablo Picasso painting in the United States is moving to a museum after a dispute over wh...

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.

Edward is Right, Edward is Wrong?!?

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a special reward for me, as an art critic, doing these weekly Art Talks, and it is getting your responses --whether you agree or disagree w...

The Sufferings of Young Everyman

Francis Levy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

When you read about the lives of great thinkers and artists, one is forced to note that the human factor is the one thing that is often missing.

White Lies? Fibs? Tall Tales? Just Tell the Truth

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

"Art is a lie that makes us realize truth," Pablo Picasso told an interviewer in 1923, but artists also need to adhere to a less lofty form of truthfulness.

The "Big Lie" Behind the High-Stakes Testing of Student Teachers

Alan Singer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

The TPA in edTPA stands for Teacher Performance Assessment. Student teachers in my seminar suggested a better title would is "Torturous Preposterous Abomination," although "Toxic Pearson Affliction" was a close runner-up in the voting.

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.

To San Diego for Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I always think about San Diego as an old friend. But somehow, I haven't been there for a few years. So, come last Sunday, I jumped in a car and, two...

This Is The Largest Picasso Painting In America, And It May Be In Trouble

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.28.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's storied Four Seasons restaurant has for decades harbored one of the city's more unusual artworks: the largest Pablo Picas...

Apple Is No Longer Picasso, or Dylan

David Galenson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

Walter Isaacson wrote that Steve Jobs' favorite words were "revolutionary" and "incredible;" it seems unlikely that Tim Cook uses these with any frequency. And because of that, Apple is no longer Picasso, or Dylan, or Jobs.

As Light Is Said to Do

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Carroll draws close here to the very heart of things. Her vision of human being dissolves into a vivid and vital universe which precedes and follows and surrounds it. In the hand of this awakened reality, what is important about a life, any life, persists, because it is only borrowed a little while from an eternal and active wonder.

The Idiot's Guide To Identifying Classic Paintings

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Can you tell a Rembrandt from a Caravaggio? Or a Rubens from a Michelangelo? If you answered no, have no fear. There's a quick and painless guide to t...

Au Revoir Picasso

Carole Mallory | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Carole Mallory

On March 8, 2014, I visited Welfare in order to pay my electric bill. I filed an application because I qualified for poverty level assistance. Whil...

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Picasso Jewels

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts
Carole Mallory

"When are we getting married?" I asked Claude. He remained silent. I boarded the first plane in the morning for New York, took his dog, Tutu, never to return to Paris.

Picasso's Schmatte

Kipp Friedman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kipp Friedman

Picasso's Schmatte I've probably been to the Four Seasons in New York half a dozen times in my life, and have always associated the iconic Midtown Ma...