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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...

Andy Warhol, The Musical

The Washington Post | Hide This | Posted 09.22.2011 | Arts

Absence is a tough concept to cover in a musical. We are far more conditioned for characters to sing to fill a void than for their melodic personaliti...

Graffiti Art Tour Of Miami On Vespas

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

MIAMI -- Graffiti was once considered a sign of urban decay, the sort of thing that might keep tourists away from a neighborhood. Now, not only is it ...

LA Street Artist Thank You X Reaches New Heights

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Thank You X has made his mark not just by his Warhol homage, accented with flourishes of paint, but by his preternatural ability to decorate higher-up spots of the Los Angeles landscape.

Boris Lurie's Perverse Pin-ups And The NO!art Movement

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"Suitcase" 1964, Boris Lurie, Courtesy of the Boris Lurie Foundation Only if it had arrived in a suitcase could the entrance of renegade Boris Luri...

Legendary Hip Hop Artist's Street Art Show

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

Fab 5 Freddy, born Fred Brathwaite, is a Hip Hop icon and famed graffiti artist. In 1980, he paid homage to Andy Warhol by painting the side of a New ...

PHOTOS: Pop Art's 'Wet Hot American Summer' Kicks Off In Venice

Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.11.2011 | Los Angeles

Summer has started off with a bang for fans of pop art and commercially unsuccessful comedies, as Venice's Gallery 1988 opened its Camp Firewood exhib...

Opulent Keith Haring Inspired Shoes

Posted 07.20.2011 | Arts

Award-winning English shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood is no stranger to collaborations. Having created catwalk shoes for the likes of Rodarte and John...

How Much Warhol Is Too Much Warhol?

ARTINFO | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK-- This week an explosion of Andy Warhol's paintings are heading to auction in New York, with Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips de Pury toge...

Warhol $40M Self-Portrait Headed To Auction

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A 1986 self-portrait by Andy Warhol that was among the last of his paintings to be exhibited while he was alive is heading for the auction...

Lichtenstein Work, Won For $10, Could Fetch $1M

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The invitation to a 1960s "happening" was intriguing: Pay $10 to enter a lottery for the chance to get a key to a Penn Station locker cont...

LOOK: Andy Warhol Statue Unveiled In Union Square

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

UNION SQUARE -- It's easy to pass by the Decker Building at 33 Union Square West or the building at 860 Broadway, now housing a Petco, without knowing...

Is the Art Market Dissing Elizabeth Taylor?

David Galenson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Liz No. 5 was part of Andy Warhol's revolution, but was made a year too late to have been among the first shots fired. It is estimated that the one-year lag reduces its value by $30-40 million.

Painters Painting: From Abstract Expressionism to Pop

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Imagine going back in time to an era in art history, talking to the artists themselves at work in their studios and hearing first-hand what their concerns, processes and influences are.

VIDEO: Meggs: The Street Artist's Never-Ending Search For Balance

The Huffington Post | Jessica Menda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

New Balance gives us a look into the lives of some of Australia's most creative talent through a photography and documentary series called NB574. MEGG...

Diane von Furstenberg: Activist and Icon

Jess Blanch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jess Blanch

Despite being immortalized as "glamazon," von Furstenberg has always been somewhat of a poster girl for women's liberation, famously saying she wanted "to lead a man's life in a women's body."

Blogwatch: North Korean Pop Art

My Modern Metropolis | Posted by Eugene on January 27, 2011 at 10:00am | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Not many people have fled from North Korean and lived to talk about it. Song Byeok not only survived, he went one step further, painting funny images ...

Rare Lichtenstein Work On View At The Albertina

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

From: Mutual Art Running from January 28th through May 15th, the Albertina in Vienna will be showcasing some rare works by the celebrated artist Ro...

Public Art or, How the Internet Is Rocking the Art World

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Donna Fish

You know how the Internet has revolutionized the music world? How YouTube has plucked individuals out of obscurity and made them household names? Now it is the art world's turn.

Bets Are In For 2011's Art Sales: Pop, Calder, Contemporary Chinese Art

wsj.com | KELLY CROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The auction market gained momentum throughout 2010, as art buyers began shrugging off their recession fears and wealthy newcomers from Asia joined the...

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn: Reclaiming Women for Pop

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Niki de Saint Phalle's Black Rosy is an iconic work representing the shadow of Eros that would be repressed by feminist criticism in the years to com...

You Know It's the 80's When... Highlights From Phillips de Pury's 80s Auction

Damaris Colhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Damaris Colhoun

A curated tour of Phillip de Pury's forthcoming auction, simply called 80s, finds some images that help coin the style, the mood, and the values of an era.

BLING: Damien Hirst's Diamond Skull: The World's Most Expensive Art To Produce

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

"For the love of God, what are you going to do next?" Damien Hirst responded to his mother's question pragmatically. "For the love of God," he though...

They're Not Dolls! They're Action Figures--and Art! DesignerCon Plays Around in Pasadena

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

Vinyl toys are some of the hottest collectibles around. Some feature obscure anime and manga characters, some are creatures from myths old and new; ...

The Wizard of Oz Remake

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Campion

If there is a piece of suitably untouchable Americana, a seminal work of art and a signature expression of a particular time and place in its creation, it would be The Wizard of Oz.