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20 Artists You Might Like If You Like Basquiat

20 Artists You Might Like If You Like Basquiat

If you're a big fan of Jean-Michel, here are some contemporary artists whose work you should check out.

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10 Designs That Prove Kanye West's Friend Yves Béhar Is a God

10 Designs That Prove Kanye West's Friend Yves Béhar Is a God

The designer has created everything from chairs to condoms and speakers.

A Short History of Jay Z and Beyonce's Lavish Real Estate Life

A Short History of Jay Z and Beyonce's Lavish Real Estate Life

Rounding up Jay Z and Beyonce's vacation homes and real estate splurges through the years.

20 Important African-American Female Artists of the 20th Century

20 Important African-American Female Artists of the 20th Century

We highlight the female artists whose work we should remember during Black History Month and Carrie Mae Weems' exhibition at the Guggenheim.

Art Director Kenny Gravillis Tells the Stories Behind The Roots' 5 "Things Fall Apart" Album Covers

Art Director Kenny Gravillis Tells the Stories Behind The Roots' 5 "Things Fall Apart" Album Covers

Art director Kenny Gravillis explains the cover art for The Roots' album on its 15th anniversary.

Photos of the Final Murals at POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 by 1xRun

Photos of the Final Murals at POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 by 1xRun

The street art festival has come and gone this year, but these murals won't be forgotten.

12 Art Cities of the Future

12 Art Cities of the Future

A new book from Phaidon shows how these cities are breaking onto the contemporary art scene.

Portfolio Review: Yago Hortal Shares the Concepts Behind His Technicolor Painterly Paintings

Portfolio Review: Yago Hortal Shares the Concepts Behind His Technicolor Painterly Paintings

We talk to the abstract painter about his variety of colorful, mesmerizing pieces.

50 Graffiti Photographs From Winter in Detroit by FreshPaintNYC

50 Graffiti Photographs From Winter in Detroit by FreshPaintNYC

Enjoy a collection of graffiti pieces and landmarks in Detroit.

10 Classic Paintings That May Have Inspired Kanye West's Yeezus Tour Stage Design

10 Classic Paintings That May Have Inspired Kanye West's Yeezus Tour Stage Design

He did call himself Michelangelo, after all.

Design Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding

Design Kickstarter Projects Worth Funding

A collection of innovative design projects that you might want to invest in.

20 Works From the Short-Lived Olympic Art Competitions

20 Works From the Short-Lived Olympic Art Competitions

In the early 1990s, art was an Olympic sport.

15 Street Art Festivals Worldwide You Should Know

15 Street Art Festivals Worldwide You Should Know

These are the locations where street artists and street art enthusiasts gather worldwide.

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