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2014-07-16 12:25:09

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H&M, Hennes & Mauritz, one of the world's largest retailers known for offering high fashion apparel, celebrated its collaboration with iconic artist, Jeff Koons at the opening of its new flagship store on Fifth Avenue. Fashionistas and art fans alike came to the new store on Fifth Avenue at 48th Street to be the first to shop the new collection and the coveted Balloon Dog (Yellow) handbag. Jeff Koons, Olivia Wilde and Ashley Benson...

2014-07-11 08:23:31

The $28.2 million masterpiece debuts at the resort on public display LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Las Vegas welcomes Popeye by acclaimed American artist Jeff Koons, as part of the resort's continued appreciation and commitment to public art. At 6 feet 5 inches tall and more than 2,000 pounds, the mirror-polished stainless steel Popeye stands proudly in the Wynn Esplanade. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-07-08 16:24:28

Proceeds to benefit Park City children's youth theater, street art preservation PARK CITY, Utah, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah is announcing a fundraising initiative called "SOB - Save Our Banksy." A rare Banksy piece of street art, a rat wearing red and blue 3-D glasses, was painted on a theatre stage door in advance of the world premiere of the film "Exit through the Gift Shop" at The Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 24, 2010....

2014-05-22 23:06:59

Art Along the Avenue of Technology Hosts International Artist Duo PolakvanBekkum Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 PolakVanBekkum, an artist duo from the Netherlands, are in Philadelphia to lead a dynamic public art residency program, Art Along the Avenue of Technology (AAAT), at the University City Science Center. Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum arrived in May 2014 and will spend six months helping to activate the Science Center’s campus through a groundbreaking, place-making and...

2014-04-23 04:21:27

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rarely-seen early works by iconic American masters Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, John Chamberlain, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, and Jeff Koons are on view at The National Academy, now thru May 3(rd). The Paradox of Sculpture juxtaposes pivotal early works by the art world's biggest names, alongside debuts by exciting new voices honing their talents at the Academy. Highlights from the renowned figures include Emballages de...

2014-03-17 20:22:09

Wywood's Newest Fine Art Gallery, Lulu Labortorium To Host MIAMI, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Making its national debut in the US, artist Kai Guetta will unveil a collection of work featuring urban musical "royalty." Coinciding with Miami's Winter Music Conference, Kai's exhibit, "Now Royalty," is a series of 27 original oil-on-canvas pieces featuring a diversity of urban music super stars donning classic royal attire. (Photo:...

2014-01-31 12:21:37

MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - We are pleased to invite you to the 6th edition of Art Souterrain, this contemporary art festival based in Montreal, which will be back from March 1st to 16th. Nearly 100 artworks by international artists , will be on display throughout the 7-kilometer underground network, linking 14 buildings. The artists will expose their projects exploring this year's theme: Foundations. For information, please visit www.artsouterrain.com or contact...

2013-11-01 23:23:30

Artist and Behavioral Specialist Greg Herzog paints Banksy, Graffiti Artist, with his trademarked COLOR CODING DNA® technique. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Artist and Behavioral Specialist Greg Herzog paints Banksy, Graffiti Artist, with his trademarked COLOR CODING DNA® technique. Greg Herzog, a former sub four minute miler and conditioning specialist in New York City has worked with competitive athletes, as well as individuals from the ages 5-94, and has made...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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