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Cooper Hewitt's Triennial Design Exhibit Looks at 'Beauty'

By Katherine Roth | May 5
Every three years, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum offers visitors the chance to take a good, long look at the state of contemporary design.

Amy Sedaris Hosts Super 8 Motel Art Giveaway at NY Gallery

By Beth J. Harpaz | May 4
You don't expect to find paintings from motel rooms hanging in a New York art gallery. But Openhouse gallery will be showing art from Super 8 motels and giving it away with help from comedian and lifestyle guru Amy Sedaris.

Artist Who Painted Naked Trump Portrait Says She Was Attacked

May 3
The Los Angeles-based artist who made headlines this year for her unflattering portrait of GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said she was attacked by one of his supporters.

High Times at the Oakland Museum

By Sura Wood | Apr 24
The question that's sure to arise with "Altered State; Marijuana in California," OMCA's everything-you-always-wanted-to-know-about-cannabis-but-were-afraid-to-ask show, is if it's best viewed while high.

From Limos to Junk, Quirky Museums Tell Beijing's History

By Louise Watt | Apr 21
Wang Jimming's Beijing Old Items Exhibition in the heart of old Beijing is one of dozens of private museums that dot the capital's backstreets and its suburbs.

Artist Says Donald Trump Threatened Lawsuit Over Nude Portrait

Apr 19
A Los Angeles artist says Donald Trump's legal team threatened her with a lawsuit over a nude portrait she made of the businessman - an artwork that is not flattering to The Donald's "member."

London's V&A Museum: A Brief History of Underwear

By Jill Lawless | Apr 14
Think of it as Victoria's (and Albert's) secret. London's Victoria and Albert Museum has peeled back fashion's layers to expose everything from long johns to lingerie in "Undressed," an exhibition tracing the hidden history of underwear.

PopUps: Artist Behind Kanye West Self-Make Out Mural Destroys Artwork for $100K

Apr 11
The Australian artist behind a giant mural that features rapper Kanye West making out with himself (based on a Photoshopped meme) has destroyed his own artwork after reportedly selling the piece for $100,000.

Transforming the Mundane

By Sari Staver | Apr 10
John Waters, best known for creating trashy and outrageous films, is the curator of "Home Improvements," the inaugural exhibit at FraenkelLAB, a gallery opening next week in Hayes Valley.

'Manspreading' Illustrated: Exhibit Studies Subway Etiquette

By Ula Ilnytzky | Apr 2
Seat-hogging is just one of many inconsiderate behaviors that have been the bane of commuters at least as far back as the 1940s in transit systems across the globe.

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