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Your Favorite Paintings Come To Life In These Disturbingly Hilarious Animations (NSFW)

Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

This strange and hilarious video comes to us courtesy of animators Doug Bayne, Ben Baker and Trudy Cooper. They took some of the world's most famous a...

Heirs Demand Return of Gustav Klimt Beethoven Frieze

Anne-Marie O'Connor | Posted 12.25.2013 | Arts
Anne-Marie O'Connor

Before the war, Erich Lederer was a charming Vienna ladies man, a pillar of bohemian society who angled to meet Josephine Baker as Austrian church leaders were deeming her unfit for polite company--and told his family they had an unforgettable romance.

Love and War. And Love.

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.28.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Haines likes to bring a copy of the photo with her to show tourists what the statue doesn't: The young sailor who survived a war, fell in love, and found that love again 50 years later.

Happy Birthday, Gustav Klimt!

Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustav Klimt's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the 151s...

Is This Iconic Photo Actually A Depiction Of Sexual Assault?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.05.2012 | Women

Touted as an "icon of American culture" and celebrated as one of the most romantic moments ever captured on camera, Alfred Eisenstaedt's "Kissing Sail...

The Steamiest Kisses In Art History

Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

Kissing -- the act of pressing one's lips against the surface of another object or person -- is a simple gesture acted out between lovers, a mother an...

LOOK: What Today's Google Logo Represents

Posted 07.14.2012 | Technology

Google is paying homage to Austrian artist Gustav Klimt with a "Google Doodle" of one of his most popular paintings: "The Kiss." Born on July 14, 1...

Happy 150th Birthday Gustav Klimt!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Austrian symbolist painter, Gustav Klimt, known best as the creator of the famed painting "The Kiss" an...

The 10 Best Kisses In Art

Posted 07.06.2012 | Arts

Pucker up, readers, it's National Kissing Day! The holiday actually originated in the UK to bring back the simple pleasure of kissing for kissing's sa...

'The Kiss': An Excerpt From Growing Up Levittown

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

The following is an excerpt from Steve Bergsman's memoir Growing Up Levittown: In my first two years at the University of Florida, I never fell in ...

CAPTION THIS: The Best Royal Wedding Photo

Posted 06.29.2011 | Comedy

SCROLL DOWN TO READ ALL THE FUNNY CAPTIONS! You may have seen all the Royal Wedding coverage. But have you seen this? The photo below prompted us...

Oprah: Incest Revisited

Deborah King | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah King

Mackenzie Phillips has done everyone a huge favor by acting as our societal point person for incest and speaking out very publicly. I applaud her courage.