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Where Fashion, Pop Art and Perspective Meet Performance

Jocelyn Jeffery | Posted 12.08.2014 | Style
Jocelyn Jeffery

Philip Colbert created fashion label The Rodnik Band, which plays with pop art to create dresses that replicate artwork like Marcel Duchamp's Urinal.

Activist Nun Corita Kent Is Today's Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.20.2014 | Religion

Today’s Google Doodle honors Sister Corita Kent (1918 - 1986), an activist nun whose artwork spread her message of peace. Kent joined the Order o...

The Coming Golden Age Of Fine Art

Ken Ludden | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts
Ken Ludden

Why else endure thousands of hours developing skills unless truly dedicated to the life those skills ultimately require? For a fine artist it is impossible to rest, or feel fulfilled, in any other way.

Takashi Murakami After Tōhoku

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.22.2014 | 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.

If Picasso Animated A Nickelodeon Cartoon, It Might Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts

Is there a universal sense of humor, one cosmic joke that would force even the grumpiest earthlings to erupt into laughter? We're not sure, but a ...

Best Day Ever: The Pop Artist's New Orleans

Fathom | Posted 09.22.2014 | 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 09.01.2014 | 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 07.27.2014 | 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.