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Lady Gaga: An Avatar for Our Times?

Gillian Schutte | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Gillian Schutte

Gaga is an icon that is not meant to be understood or defined. Certainly, she has done more to engage the world in a speculative debate about what she is than any of her predecessors who, though complex, were much easier to pigeonhole. Gaga, it seems, is indefinable.

Strolling the Gallery

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At a recent exhibition of 'the masters,' I strolled past the paintings of landscapes and bowls of fruit and found myself in a Botticelli.

Finding Your Muse in Provence

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

High atop a hill in the tiny town of Lacoste, overlooking the Luberon Valley in the south of France, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has restored 33 precious stone buildings dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries.

PHOTOS: Who Is The Man In Painting HIdden Under This Early Picasso?

Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts

Under the faint grays, blues and yellows of 'Woman Ironing,' a 1904 piece painted during Picasso's Blue period modeled after a Degas painting of the ...

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso: "EU rescued people's savings"

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Elisabeth Braw

European federation, Greek bailout - and artists. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso remains in the center of the European storm. And, he says, the solution to the current crisis is more integration.

Yer Cheatin' Art, Part II: Conversation With an Art Forger

Janice Harper | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

Like a method actor who lives the role he plays with such intensity and focus that he begins to instinctively move and think like the character he is playing, an art forger needs to channel his ancestral muse so that he can envision a convincing -- and compelling -- fabrication.

Hamptons Journal: The History of Art and the Big Apple Circus

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Audrey Flack and the History of Art String Band offers a crash course in such giant art figures as Caravaggio, Camille Claudel, Lee Krasner, Van Gogh, Picasso, Mary Cassat, and Jackson Pollock.

If Historical Figures Had Posted on Facebook...

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.30.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Napoleon: Hey guys, has anyone ever been to Elba?

No Picasso For You, Says UK

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- Britain has temporarily barred the export of an early painting by Pablo Picasso valued at 50 million pounds ($78 million) in a bid to keep i...

A Chelsea Gallery Tour: Evaluating the Cutting Edge Through the Eyes of Representational Artists

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

When you enter a gallery, especially a well-known gallery with outposts in London and Hong Kong and New York, there is a temptation to believe that one is seeing the "best of the best." But is that always the case?

PHOTOS: Exploring Ontario, Toronto And Beyond

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Though comestibles are always near the top of my list when I travel, there were also museum visits, new hotels to check out and an amazing trip to Niagara Falls to witness Nik Wallenda tightrope from the US to Canada.

Four Arrested For Forging Picasso

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Arts

MADRID -- The Interior Ministry says police have arrested four people for trying to sell a forged Pablo Picasso oil painting for up to (EURO)1.2 milli...

What's the Motivation Behind Recent Art Crimes?

MutualArt | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Three different incidents this month alone show us, however, that crime in museums is very easy to achieve. Elementary yet different in execution, these recent events allow us to ascertain what motivates people to commit art crimes.

Irving Penn Once Said, "If They Don't Copy You, You're No Good!"

Vicky Tiel | Posted 08.15.2012 | Arts
Vicky Tiel

The Met was our first destination as the Gertrude Stein family collection was the highlight of the year, or perhaps of the decade.

75 years of Picasso's Guernica: An Inconvenient Masterpiece

Alejandro Escalona | Posted 07.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Alejandro Escalona

Guernica is to painting what Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is to music: a cultural icon that speaks to mankind not only against war but also of hope and peace. It is a reference when speaking about genocide from El Salvador to Bosnia.

Huge Art Collection Completes Controversial Move

AP | By JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 07.18.2012 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA -- The Barnes Foundation is no longer the greatest art collection you'll never see. Art aficionados and academics might never stop debat...

Barcelona, One More Time (PHOTOS)

Sivan Askayo | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

It is not a hard thing to fall in love with Barcelona. In fact, it is quite easy.

Man Gets Lucky, Finds Picasso Print Worth Thousands

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.11.2012 | Money

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An unemployed Ohio man was browsing at his local thrift store for items he could restore and resell when he spotted a Picasso poster...

Art Investments Beat Stocks, Real Estate Over Last Decade (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

Sick of losing your money in a volatile stock market? Start buying art instead. That’s been the strategy of the world’s wealthiest investor...

Giddy Up! My Little Pony Rides Into Los Angeles

Susan Michals | Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts
Susan Michals

My Little Pony, the doe-eyed, sweet little pinnacle of sexually ambiguous innocence, will be the center of attention at Hasbro's MY LITTLE PONY Project 2012, a charity art exhibition.

Palais de Tokyo: Building Toxic Art in Paris

Frank Browning | Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts
Frank Browning

Contemporary art is no longer and can no longer be the special terrain of the aesthetic courtesans to remote powerful elites: it is the collective carnival gathering in which we are inundated by the sounds, sights and symbols of our current collective madness.

A Spotify Playlist For Art Stars

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

We had a very hard time making this playlist, dear readers, because there are innumerable songs about art in the world that merit your attention. Wher...

Garage Sale Find Could Cost Coca-Cola Huge

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

One man's trash is another man's $130 million Coca-Cola stock certificate. In 2008, the now-deceased Tony Marohn bought a number of documents at a...

Picasso And The 'The Eternal Feminine'

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Madrid, March 2012: Entering the exhibit at the Fundación Canal, the prostitutes were still on my mind. I'd reached for my camera to take a pictur...

The Week In Art

Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts

Greetings, readers! This week HuffPost Arts had a thrilling week complete with monsters, Mad Men and the best thrift store buy of all time. Scroll dow...