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Welcome to the New Modern

By Sura Wood | May 22
After a three-year modern art version of perpetual winter, the $305 million Snohetta-designed museum finally threw open its doors on May 14 to sell-out crowds.

Florence Exhibits Examine the Art-Fashion Dynamic

By Colleen Barry | May 20
Italy's Renaissance capital, Florence, is reclaiming its centuries-old role as an incubator of the interplay between fashion and art.

Butch Lives

By Sari Staver | May 15
"What do butches look like today?" That was the question photographer Meg Allen says she set out to answer when she first began photographing Bay Area butches five years ago.

Poster at Lithuanian Eatery: Trump Locking Lips With Putin

By Jan M. Olsen | May 14
A street artist in Lithuania has adorned a barbecue restaurant with a poster showing Donald Trump locking lips with Vladimir Putin.

Summer of Women Kicks Off With Sister Corita's Artwork

By EDGE | May 12
The Summer of Women begins on May 14 at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU, and runs through September debuting three original exhibitions featuring women artists. First up, rebel-nun Corita Kent.

Public Nude Photo Planned in Cleveland Before GOP Convention

May 12
A New York photographer known for taking pictures of groups of naked people is planning a photo shoot with 100 nude women in Cleveland, a day before the Republican National Convention opens there.

Large-Scale Art Transforms Boutique Hotel

By Mary Hudetz | May 11
In cities from Tokyo to Marseille, France, the concept of commissioning artists to convert guest rooms into contemporary, large-scale installation works has taken hold at a handful of hotels, and now the concept has arrived in New Mexico.

London Artist Says He Surgically Removed Nipples, Belly Button to Make Jewelry

May 10
Photos of a London-based artist have gone viral after claiming he had his nipples and belly button removed to be turned into jewelry.

Rothko, Basquiat Highlight Christie's Contemporary Art Sale

May 10
A large blue and green painting by Mark Rothko and a monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michel Basquiat are among the major highlights of Christie's contemporary art sale Tuesday evening.

In the Footsteps of Grace Jones

By Sura Wood | May 8
Standing nearly six feet tall with the imperious bearing of an androgynous black Amazon, Grace Jones was bending gender identity for her own purposes and playing with extreme fashion and multiple personae before Lady Gaga got her groove and her meat dress

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