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The Gates

Theaster's Way

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Gina Athena Ulysse

Theaster Gates has been dubbed "the real-estate artist," "the opportunity artist," "an anthropologist, urbanist, activist -- the 21st-century artist,"...

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Are Back With Another Epic Installation

Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts

Imagine the inside of a white balloon. Now blow that balloon up to 177,000 cubic meters, and imagine yourself standing inside this massive envelope of...

Brooke Shields To Join 'Army Wives'

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

Brooke Shields will join Lifetime's "Army Wives" for Season 7, the network announced Thursday. She'll star alongside other new faces for the upcomi...

John Stamos & Mark Consuelos To Visit 'The New Normal'

Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

John Stamos and Mark Consuelos are headed for "The New Normal," according to EW. Stamos is playing a co-worker of Jane's (Ellen Barkin) who finds ...

Times Square Desert-Scape

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?

Happy Birthday, Christo And Jeanne-Claude!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts

Husband-and-wife artist duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude were both born 77 years ago today. The lovers traveled the world wrapping cliffs in fabric and g...

8 Canceled TV Shows Betty White Could Have Saved (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Katie Honan & Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Television shows get canceled for many different reasons, from low ratings to high production costs. But if there's one thing we've learned over the l...

The Art World Remembers Jeanne-Claude in Real-Time

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kristi York Wooten

The husband-wife artists known as Christo and Jeanne-Claude -- responsible for beautiful, temporary works of art such as Valley Curtain and The Gates in Central Park -- were divided on November 18, 2009, when Jeanne-Claude died at age 74

Curtains Down on a History of Patronage

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This is an example of a corporation and an advertising agency (BBDO in this case) taking from artists and not feeling any responsibility to give back to the community.

AT&T Rips Off "The Gates" By Christo And Jeanne-Claude? (VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AT&T may be rethinking their "Rethink Possible" ad campaign after being accused of ripping off the work of artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In a ne...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

For those of you who have yet to show off your legs this summer, perhaps you can learn a lesson or two from Albrecht Dürer's idea of beauty.

When Historical Partnerships End Before the Work Is Finished

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lapham's Quarterly

For two people seemingly fused together and yet fiercely independent, one of the great misconceptions about Christo and Jeanne-Claude's art was that the artist was solely Christo.

Jeanne-Claude Dead: Gates Co-Creator, Christo's Wife Dies

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Artist Jeanne-Claude, who created the 2005 Central Park installation "The Gates" and other large scale "wrapping" projects around the...

Public Art In New York: Pick Your Favorite! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last week the art world was agog over Duke Riley's Queens Museum naval battle entitled "Those About to Die Salute You." Was Riley's work the greate...