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Ron English: Your Favorite POPaganda Prankster

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Ron English is an outlaw of sorts, known for converting cultural icons into agitprop creations that make us pause and reconsider the objects, cultural...

Experience "L.A. Style"

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Fashion photographer Herb Ritts captured so much of the glitz and glamour that epitomizes that L.A. image-centric air. The skin, the sun, the models, ...

Go Wild In The Urban Jungle

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Jayson Keeling's photographs are violent and sexy, glam and grotesque, they invoke stereotypes only to have them come crashing down. His work pulls fr...

Art as Vocation: A Conversation With Camille Saint-Jacques

David Galenson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

On a cold, sunny day in Paris, the Sunday before Christmas, I met Camille Saint-Jacques for lunch at a beautiful traditional bistro near the Drouot auction house. He agreed to talk about what it had been like to be a young artist in Paris.

North Korean Propagandist To Show New Satirical Artworks

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Like many North Koreans, Song Byeok was brainwashed into believing Kim Jong Il loved and cared about his country. At 24, he was hired to be a propagan...

Hahn-Bin: Juilliard Meets Studio 54

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Hahn-Bin is an exquisite melting pot of talent and style, of the classical and the strange. A prodigy violinist Pop Art icon, he is what happens when ...

Yayoi Kusama: A Life Of Obsession

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama forever changed the polka dot. What was before a cute if not ordinary pattern was, to her, a hallucination, an absolute fixation on a rep...

Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.25.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

In Wheeler's art case it is purely the medium of light that we explore, touch, see, and sense. His simplified use of material heightens and distills the experience. Being inside his space is at once ethereal and dense.

PHOTOS: Yoshitomo Nara's Amazing Artwork

Posted 01.12.2012 | Books

At first glance, it's kitschy. Cherubic and wide-eyed figures in baby blue dresses stare sweetly at the viewer. But when you scope out the details of ...

Battle Of The Banana: Warhol Vs. Velvet Undergound

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol's career was based on repurposing well-known celebrity images and brands, but now the Warhol Foundation has found itself in a heated battl...

Mr. Brainwash Goes Big (PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.22.2012 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

When you're Thierry Guetta, your biggest challenge may be how to top yourself. After a debut art show that drew thousands in 2008, there may be little else but to live the life of an artist whose work is in demand.

WATCH: Talented Monkey Is Next Big Thing In Abstract Art

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Many great artist personas get 'discovered' from their eccentric appearances before they even make any great art. Such was the case with Pockets Warho...

Political Art Timeline, 1945-1966: Postwar Art of the Left

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-12-03-Screenshot20111203at10.01.48AM.pngMost demarcations of historical epochs are necessarily vague. Not this one.

Craft Of The Day: Oh-So-Cool DIY Pop Art

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

Photo: Flickr, Dee Adams Pop Art is bold, eye-catching and easy to create on a budget. All you need for this project is white poster-board, diffe...

PHOTOS: This Is Not René Magritte's Birthday

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

René Magritte was born in Belgium 113 years ago today. Since then, he has pleased our eyes and tickled our minds with his poetic subversions of reali...

When Billboards Are Ripped

Jan Herman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Arts
Jan Herman

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Did Work Of Art 'Pop' Tonight?

Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn

While unable to get much beyond Simon's Pop definition, "Pop is sex, Pop is brash, Pop is fun," this episode, "Make It Pop," was loads of fun to watch--from the kids in the studio trying their best to define Pop, to the process of making, to teasing banter between Sucklord and Lola.

WATCH: Amy Winehouse Pop Art Tribute

Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts

Amy Winehouse's acclaimed and turbulent career is responsible for the UK's best selling album of the 21st century, and while the world mourns the loss...

PHOTOS: Haiku Reviews: Shakespeare, Pop Art & Taiwan

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

WATCH: Jason Schwartzman Hallucinates John Baldessari's Head In Short Film

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

Art anxiety plagues many a thoughtful person. It is the fear that asks over and over again: what if I just don't get it? Who better to address this af...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Artists' Muses and Mistresses

Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The old saying tells us that "Behind every great man there is a great woman," but oftentimes artists keep their beauties right where they can see them...

Richard Hamilton Dies At 89

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.13.2011 | Arts

LONDON — British Pop Art pioneer Richard Hamilton, who depicted Tony Blair as a cowboy and designed a Beatles album cover, has died. He was 89. ...

'Sgt. Pepper's' Artist Talks Art, Pop Culture & Professional Wrestling

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Defined as the 'Andy before Warhol', Sir Peter Blake is an icon in pop-art. While he's best known for designing the cover for The Beatles' album Sgt. ...

'Ray's A Laugh': One Man's Influence On New York Art

Alexander Adler | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

In Ray's A Laugh, curated by Leo Fitzpatrick, a selection of contemporary artists respond to the work of collage and correspondence artist Ray Johnson...

Does Street Art Really Show A Healthier Cairo?

Travis Korte | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Travis Korte

Last week, the New York Times ran a story titled, "The Maturing of Street Art in Cairo," that linked a move away from simple political slogans to a he...