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AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIST ALLAN ROHANE CRITE WORKS DISCOVERED IN STORAGE UNIT

AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTIST ALLAN ROHANE CRITE WORKS DISCOVERED IN STORAGE UNIT

A story right out of reality television has unfolded for a young couple from western Massachusetts.  Last year the couple acquired the contents of an abandoned storage locker at a Boston auction.  Little did...

Diego Velazquez Birthday: Famed Spanish Artist Turns 414

Diego Velazquez Birthday: Famed Spanish Artist Turns 414

Today we would like to celebrate the birthday of famed portrait artist and friend of Spanish royalty Diego Velazquez. The painter, who The Metropolitan Museum of Artonce described as “the most admired — perhaps the...

Nahum Tschacbasov Retrospective: Exhibit Of Avant-Garde Artist Goes On View For Russian Heritage Month

Nahum Tschacbasov Retrospective: Exhibit Of Avant-Garde Artist Goes On View For Russian Heritage Month

The canvases of Russian-born artist Nahum Tschacbasov are filled with familiar themes — quasi-religious imagery, romantic landscapes, not-so-subtle references to being an artist. With brushstrokes reminiscent of Peter Doig and ghostly figures that echo...

Tala Madani’s Painted World Of Middle Aged Men

Tala Madani’s Painted World Of Middle Aged Men

Imagine a world populated only by middle aged men, left to fumble through their daily activities with a heavy dose of masculinity and self-seriousness that so often plagues the male set. This is the...

Erotic Embroidery: Artist Alaina Varrone Creates Tantalizing Needleworks That Are Certainly NSFW

Erotic Embroidery: Artist Alaina Varrone Creates Tantalizing Needleworks That Are Certainly NSFW

Artist Alaina Varrone turns the wholesome craft of embroidery into a tantalizing medium for erotica in her colorful NSFW needleworks. From blush-worthy nudity to eyebrow-raising sexual acts, the threaded imagery is certainly not your average chain-stitch...

‘At-Risk’ Teens Produce Interesting Artwork As Teacher Aims To Reduce Graffiti

‘At-Risk’ Teens Produce Interesting Artwork As Teacher Aims To Reduce Graffiti

It appears that this California teacher has truly reached his students. In an effort to avoid doling out detentions for graffiting at the alternative high school where he teaches, Reddit user RedPenVandal allows his students to...

Inflatable Art: The Most Incredible Pop-Able Sculptures Around The World

Inflatable Art: The Most Incredible Pop-Able Sculptures Around The World

There’s something playful about anything inflatable. Blown-up objects remind us of a birthday party balloon animals, childhood bounce houses and bubbles of Bazooka Joe. Yet when artists work with inflatable sculptures, these tokens of...

James Franco’s ‘Psycho Nacirema’ Exhibit Reimagines Hitchcock’s Iconic 1960 Thriller

James Franco’s ‘Psycho Nacirema’ Exhibit Reimagines Hitchcock’s Iconic 1960 Thriller

James Franco is going ‘Psycho’ for his most recent art exhibit, on view at London’s Pace Gallery this week. For the cinematic-inspired show, the actor performs his best Janet Leigh impersonations in a lofty reimagination...

Venice Biennale 2013 Photo Diary: Wrap-Up

Venice Biennale 2013 Photo Diary: Wrap-Up

The Venice Biennale officially opened to the public on June 1, which means the VIP crowd was long gone by the time the common people were able to take a look at the much written about...

Richie Havens Dead: Woodstock Singer Dies Of Heart Attack At 72 (video)

Richie Havens Dead: Woodstock Singer Dies Of Heart Attack At 72 (video)

Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the first performer at Woodstock, died Monday at age 72. Havens died of a heart attack in New Jersey, his family said in a statement....