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Greg Miller's Painterly Pop

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.07.2014 | 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 03.28.2014 | 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 03.28.2014 | 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 03.27.2014 | 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 03.11.2014 | 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 03.01.2014 | 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.

Happy Birthday, Keith Haring!

Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Keith Harings' 55th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the late artist's life and work. Today i...

LOOK: Taking Still Life To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

From Jan Brueghel the Elder to pop king Andy Warhol, the tradition of still lifes has been an essential part of art history. But for as long as the pr...

Seeing Red With Warhol

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

We are indeed living today in those post-Warhol years, and his impact and importance is ever present. Nearly all of his work -- not just the legendary soup cans and superstars -- is now iconic and widely sought after, commanding serious prices in the art market.

The Zany Universe of Pop Art King Claes Oldenburg

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.02.2013 | Arts

Claes Oldenburg is best known for his absurd, cheeky depictions of everyday objects. The pop art king takes melting ice cream sundaes, safety pins and...

A First For Alex Katz

VernissageTV | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

"Landscapes" is the title of the current solo show of the American painter Alex Katz at the museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zürich, Switzerland. At first,...

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... an "It" Bag

Edward M. Epstein | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Edward M. Epstein

I've never actually seen a Hermès Birkin bag. Most of what I know about these accessories, which I'm told go for as much as $150,000 each, is based on Mark Khaisman's colored packing tape mock-ups, now on view at Philadelphia's Pentimenti gallery.

Nice to Meet You, Mr. Wesselmann

Aletheia Wang | Posted 05.27.2013 | Teen
Aletheia Wang

Last fall I attended a show at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition was a retrospective that guided onlookers through a lifetime of Wesselmann's work, a contemporary of Warhol and Lichenstein but holding a unique outlook and artistic process.

Pop Art and the Kitsch Aesthetic of Mitch O'Connell (PHOTOS)

Karin E. Baker | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
Karin E. Baker

Pop surrealist Mitch O'Connell's kitschy aesthetic has garnered him shows in galleries on several continents and wall space in tattoo parlors the world over. Now the Chicago-based luminary presents a career retrospective in coffee table book form.