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Best Day Ever: The Pop Artist's New Orleans

Fathom | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Wake up with a fresh juice at Superfood Bar. I alternate between coconut water, green juice, and the tropical smoothie -- and walk around Audubon Park to see birds, wildlife, and Uptown mommies parading in their Lululemon finest.

Street Artists Explore Your Deepest, Darkest Daydreams, From Childhood To Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts

Fantasy. It's a word that attracts images ranging from cloud-dwelling princesses and talking frogs to souped-up cars and pornographic displays, depen...

Artist Turns Retro Children's Playgrounds Into Nostalgic Abstract Sculptures

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts

In "Our Friend Fluid Metal," Nancy Rubins explodes an abandoned children's playground, sprinkled with thick, aluminum figures of grinning hippos, ride...

Life Narratives: Doris's Apartment

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
A.J. Condeelis

Over the weekend, I was helping a friend sort through decades -- actually almost half a century -- belongings of a woman named Doris. I never met Doris. But I learned a lot about her life and personality by spending hours in her $130 a month rent controlled fourth floor walk-up.

Why Mickalene Thomas Is Art History's Plastic Surgeon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts

We like to think of Mickalene Thomas as an interior decorator of art history. Instead of delving into some drab real estate as a fixer upper, she sets...

My Iconic Characters and Their Representations

Ron English | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts
Ron English

Now I conjure my eight-year-old self to help me remember what he saw so that I can make it for him: Imagination in return for the skills to render his vision. I call it stealing candy from my inner child.

The Art Book That Will Make You Smile 'Til Your Face Hurts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts

You know that unbridled giddiness you used to get from blowing out birthday candles, riding a swing or scoring an ice cream cone before dinner? That p...

It's Not Your Grandma's Miami

Kerri Allen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

This contemporary and vibrant city stays in motion, from the potent coffees of Little Havana to world-class pop art in Wynwood to daring interior design at nearly every turn. You won't find Don Johnson or your nana's retirement village here.

Greg Miller's Painterly Pop

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

About ten years ago, American painter Greg Miller admitted the truth -- that he's a Pop artist -- and it felt good to own it.

To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol's First Superstar

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In 1949, a young, ambitious, working-class artist named Andrew Warhola left Pittsburgh for the Big Apple with $50 in his pocket, determined to become in a short while the most successful illustrator in New York City.

Why Flea Markets Aren't Just for Early Birds: Arrive Late, and Get Great Deals on Vintage Treasures

Bob Richter | Posted 05.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Bargaining at flea markets is just part of the language and culture, and it's been going on for centuries. For those who are still uneasy, I offer these six easy tips:

Pop Goes Persepolis: Interview With Manou Marzban

Setareh Sabety | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
Setareh Sabety

I visited Iranian-American artist, Manu Marzban at his home/studio, in the hills above Cannes and was delighted to see the interesting turns his ar...

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.

Sister Corita Kent Retrospective in Berlin (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

The retrospective exhibition Sister Corita: Let The Sun Shine In at Circle Culture Gallery in Berlin (Germany) documents Corita's practice during over 30 years which she spent in Los Angeles, where she produced a variety of serigraph or screen-printed images.

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.

Remembering Rodrigue: The Blue Dog Blues

Brian Ross | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Brian Ross

The staring dog, his beloved passed-on pet, whom he painted into one of his Cajun Bayou scenes to explosive popularity, is part of sixteen other museum and permanent collections, and currently four feature collections.

Auction: Warhol, Lichtenstein Prints

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Thirty-six silkscreen prints developed during Pop Art's seminal moments of creation are now at auction online. Among them are Roy Lichtenstein's fir...

KAWS at PAFA

Craig Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

KAWS, a native of Jersey City, New Jersey, and now residing in the artist enclave of Brooklyn, is known for using pop culture iconography to cause viewers to consider the world around them differently.

Rare Andy Warhol Prints Shed Light On JFK's Death

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, a tragic day that forever changed the course of American history. Whether or not you ...

Almond Zigmund: Interruptions Repeated

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Space, Zigmund understands, is not just utilitarian: it is symbolic. It is real and imaginary and it is a repository for meaning, memory and human interaction.

World's First Pop-Art Satellite Is Headed To Space

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 10.11.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- If aliens ever target Earth, Jon Gibson and Amanda White are counting on them having an appreciation for pop art and a sense of humor. ...

Ronnie Cutrone, RIP

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Ronnie first appeared on the scene in the early Warhol Factory days, befriending Lou Reed and Jim Morrison, among many others. From 1972 to 1982, Ronnie worked as Andy Warhol's assistant.

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

80 Hours Later, A Wall Is Transformed

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It took 80 hours and seven humid, sticky days and nights to complete, longer than it took God to make Heaven and Earth, according to scriptures. B...

The Warholian Questionnaire: Michael Musto

Austin Considine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

Musto first made a name for himself in the 80s, when the downtown New York scene was at its peak of flamboyance and grit. It was also a battleground for gay rights, and Musto, an openly gay man, was a fierce voice for equality.