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7 Top 'Art Wanks' at Tasmania's Newest Museum: 'Monanism' on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's a large box-type edifice built at a reported cost of more than $75 million into a sandstone cliff on a promontory a 30-minute ferry ride from Hobart, Tasmania's capital, on the north bank of the Derwent River.

Man Charged With 1979 Murder Of Wife

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Thirty-four years after the body of a young mother was found on a flat cemetery gravestone, stabbed 108 times, her former husba...

WATCH: Dad Uses 3D Printer To Make His Son A Prosthetic Hand

Posted 11.04.2013 | Parents

Leon McCarthy was born without fingers on his left hand, but with some help from his dad, he can now draw, pick up food and hold a water bottle using ...

Kate Moss' New Cover Might Be Her Edgiest Yet (And She's Not Even Naked)

Posted 09.24.2013 | Style

Just when you thought you'd seen every possible Kate Moss cover, the model goes and surprises you. Kate's latest cover for Document magazine is a p...

Art for the People - Public Art Around the World

MutualArt | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Public art is a democratic entity, open to everyone, not just art seekers going to visit museums and galleries. We've rounded up ten public art projects from around the world that are well worth a visit and accessible to all.

No, That's Not Snow White

Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

Are you confused by this bizarre image of James Franco posted to Instagram last night, featuring a grinning Franco head atop two nude female bodies? ...

McCarthy at the Armory

Vicky Shorr | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Vicky Shorr

I'm sure that they are smarter than I am -- Holland Cotter, Randy Kennedy, the rest of the critics -- who went gaga for the Paul McCarthy show, "Whit...

For Elyse Part 2 -- Elyse Poppers is Paul Mccarthy's Muse

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

"There was a brain flip sort of feeling in seeing myself from behind, the back of my neck, in person. It's a subtle enough detail that my brain recognized it as myself completely but then, wait a second, I am myself standing looking at it from a distance. It was a little out of body experience."

For Elyse: Elyse Poppers -- That Girl Is McCarthy's Muse!

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Although her name may not be a familiar one, the young actress Elyse Poppers has become the talk of New York. Paul McCarthy, the provocative, powerful and acclaimed sculptor, filmmaker, and performance and installation artist has discovered and uncovered his "muse."

What Happens When Paul McCarthy Met Hollywood?

Kathleen Massara | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Kathleen Massara

Last night I went to see Paul and Damon McCarthy's opening, "Rebel Dabble Babble" at Hauser & Wirth in Chelsea. Their spring program has been devo...

You'll Never See Disney Characters The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts

“I picked a fight with Grumpy yesterday, and it got a little out of hand," Paul McCarthy told Randy Kennedy at the New York Times during a preview o...

Let's Go For Baroque (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

The Baroque style is often identified by luxurious materials, chubby cherubs and sumptuous details. A new exhibition entitled "Riotous Baroque: From C...

The Most Awesome Inflatable Art

Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

There's something playful about anything inflatable. Blown-up objects remind us of a birthday party balloon animals, childhood bounce houses and bubbl...

Artist Takes On Disney And Aging Bodies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts

Most New Yorkers gasped or tittered upon strolling into Hauser & Wirth's 69th Street location. This reaction isn't surprising, considering the young a...

Paul McCarthy, The Demented Imagineer

nytimes.com | RANDY KENNEDY | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts

"Now, I see this as pantsless," the artist Paul McCarthy announced one winter morning to a group of male actors standing at the edge of a massive soun...

Inflatable Poop Installation Makes A Big Mess

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

This week in the world of truly hilarious art news, a giant inflatable poop installation created by Los Angeles artist Paul McCarthy recently met its ...

The Meatyard Family Portraits

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts

Ralph Eugene Meatyard was born in Normal, Ill. in 1925, perhaps dooming him from the start. Sure, the father and photographer was the president of the...

James Franco's New MOCA Exhibit Recreates Chateau Marmont

The Daily Truffle | Posted 07.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Daily Truffle

James Franco wanted to make a movie about the making of Rebel without a Cause but wound up with a collaborative MOCA exhibit instead.

James Franco Channels James Dean...Again

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

James Franco's presence in the art and literature worlds revolve around an obsession with masculine youth in all its angsty, confused and violent glor...

Paul McCarthy's Quasi-Religious, Action-Packed Gallery Takeover

Marina Cashdan | Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

It's McCarthy across the board at Hauser & Wirth this month. The gallery is showing the Los Angeles-based artist's action-performance psychosexual, popular culture influenced sculptures, video works and installations.

James Franco's Art Debut At Venice Biennale Delayed

The Independent | Posted 07.30.2011 | Arts

James Franco's metamorphosis into a modern-day Renaissance man has been unstoppable. An actor with a gamut of Hollywood films to his name, he has writ...

WATCH: James Franco's New Art Project 'Rebel'

ARTINFO | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

How meteoric is actor James Franco's art career? This meteoric: mere months after having his first solo gallery show at Berlin 's Peres Projects follo...

Slate of Top Exhibitions in the West Entering November

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

The inaugural exhibition at perhaps the major new gallery launch this year, at L&M Arts in Venice, is both minimal and maximal.

Simon Says, It's Open House

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Let the drum-rolls begin -- Simon dePury, the market-savvy chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company, was at hand to christen the new Park Avenue location for the inaugural preview of the Part 1-Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

Art Behaving Badly

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

To say that the Los Angeles art season started on a high note this fall doesn't even begin to describe the excitement generated last weekend by numerous openings. Did all that contribute to the 100º-plus heat?