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'The Scream' Is Only The Beginning...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.28.2012 | Arts

Most of us know Norwegian painter Edvard Munch by his "Scream," which has continued to echo throughout our collective nightmares since the late 19th c...

Louboutin Exhibition Breaks Records

Posted 06.21.2012 | Arts

It seems the glamor of the high heeled shoe is as magnetic as ever, seeing as Christian Louboutin's exhibition at the Design Museum in London has stom...

David Hockney's Landscapes Arrive In Spain

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2012 | Arts

Since 1960 David Hockney has charmed the world with his Pop-primitivist paintings, which, never taking themselves too seriously, evoke true feelings o...

Self-Portraits Made Of Frozen Blood

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

In the latest installment of art to haunt your dreams, we bring you Marc Quinn's self portraits made of frozen blood. For his ongoing self-portait pro...

dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Preview (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Since its establishment in 1955, dOCUMENTA has been regarded as the most important international exhibition of contemporary art. It takes place once e...

See The Real Location Of 'The Scream'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

"The Scream," which recently sold at auction for $120 million, is one of the most recognizable paintings of all time. Though most of us could recogniz...

'Read-All-About-It!' Gilbert And George: The Double-Headed Beast Is Back

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Gilbert (right) and George (left) photographed by Douglas Friedman 2012 Gilbert and George are back after six years of trawling the dark seas of ...

Lucian Freud's Unseen Drawings

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Lucian Freud is one of the most formative artists in figurative painting. Before his death last year, he created unsettling portraits of mottled, swam...

Interview: Whoring and Hustling With Michael Glawogger

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Director Michael Glawogger has a knack for shadowing pimps and hookers through the city's armpits. The third part of his existential trilogy that began with Megacities and Workingman's Death culminates in the whorehouses of three metropolises.

Performance Artist Nominated For UK's Turner Prize

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 07.01.2012 | Arts

LONDON — A performance artist who has staged works about the Incredible Hulk and Jabba the Hutt is among four finalists announced Tuesday for Br...

Woah, An Inflatable Stonehenge!

Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

Not since a certain scene in "This is Spinal Tap" have we seen Stonehenge look so weird. Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller has created a 20-fo...

Isabella Rossellini Speaks About Late Bloomers -- And Reaching 60

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Rossellini was one of a pair of twins of the late actress Ingrid Bergman, who died in her 60's. I wondered if reaching 60 made Rossellini reevaluate her life and career.

German Street Artists Makes Cardboard Cities

Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

Most often artwork made with a cardboard box is referred to as a diorama and is made by a third grader, but sometimes the humble material can yield in...

Kehinde Wiley On the World Stage: A Conversation With the Artist

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Kehinde Wiley's Benediter Brkou (The World Stage: Israel), 2011, oil and gold and silver enamel on canvas. Private Collection. ©...

Insane Floppy Disk Portraits

Posted 04.10.2012 | Arts

When was the last time you saw a floppy disk in use? Nick Gentry makes gorgeous portraits from outdated technology with his social art project that tu...

Finally! Exhibition Of Female Artists From Revolutionary France

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Today is #WhyILoveMuseums day on Twitter, and we decided to spotlight an upcoming exhibition that shows what a museum is capable of: illuminating the ...

Happy Birthday, Barbican

Crane.tv | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

This year sees the Barbican Centre celebrate 30 years of contribution to the arts by crafting a spectacular season of cultural events.

Lesbians Behind Closed Doors

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Kerstin Drechsel's exhibition "If you close the door" captures the clandestine rituals that we all do when we think no one is watching. The Berlin...

A Mind Safari with Stargazer Not Vital

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Artist Not Vital in Agadez, Niger - Mekafoni. Camel, 2003 - Courtesy of the artist and Sperone Westwater Gallery New York Rais...

Laura Lancaster Raises The Dead

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

Laura Lancaster brings dead or forgotten images back to life, reanimating them with paint. Yet the UK-based artist is not concerned merely with precis...

Redon's Beautiful Delirium

Posted 03.20.2012 | Arts

Bertrand-Jean Redon, better known as Odilon Redon, made visible the ambiguous realm between sleep and waking. The French symbolist painter blurred...

Dazzling Images Of Outer Space And Porn (NSFW)

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Whether they are forbidden or inaccessible, there is something inherently tempting about the unseen image. Thomas Ruff's new exhibition combines h...

A History Of Photobooth

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Going into a photo booth undoubtably is a strange sensation. No matter how many times one has done it before, there is always frantic rush to pose tha...

Louise Bourgeois: The Return Of The Repressed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

Louise Bourgeois created haunting sculptural forms inspired by femininity and domesticity. But through her touch, these 'soft' subject matters morph i...

Diane Arbus' Strange Neighbors

Posted 03.12.2012 | Arts

Diane Arbus's now famous black-and-white photographs made supposedly normal people look like freaks and supposed freaks look altogether normal. She sn...