Posts tagged "art"

Art Week Quotable: Kara Walker On The Viewer

I didn’t want a completely passive viewer….”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm

It’s Art Week At The Frisky!

Join us as we explore art all week!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 30, 2015 - 11:20 am

Margaret Cho’s New Single ‘I Want To Kill My Rapist’ Is Epic

Comedian Margaret Cho has become very active in trying to start conversations about rape and sexual assault – a cause that has affected her personally given that she was sexually…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Here’s Some Priceless Pun Art Of Your Favorite Celebrities

New York City comedian and actual-nice-person Lex Singer posts pun art of celebs, historical figures, and fictional characters and I love them so hard.

Emily Winter | November 11, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Jerry Saltz Wants You To Know That He’s In The Art World’s 99 Percent

Beloved New York magazine art critic and once-upon-a-time judge for that reality show “Work of Art” Jerry Saltz disclosed his checking account balance to his Facebook fans yesterday,

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Lego Denied Artist Ai Weiwei And It Backfired Spectacularly

Everything definitely isn’t awesome for Ai Weiwei, Chinese dissident and leading contemporary artist, who tried to bulk order Legos for an upcoming artwork and was turned away. Lego told Weiwei

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 26, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ Being Used To House Refugees, Renamed ‘Dismal Aid’

The artist Banksy has always been a controversial provocateur, but in this case, he’s getting down to business and truly trying to do good.
His recent installment of Dismaland –…

Katrin Higher | October 18, 2015 - 2:00 pm

10 Non-Therapeutic, Just-For-Fun Adult Coloring Books

It’s the year of the coloring book, apparently: Adults have rediscovered probably the most universal childhood activity, and many of us are finding it therapeutic and mindful. I’ll

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2015 - 9:00 am

On Loving Men Who Can’t Love Back

Lusting after images of men, of copies of them, seems to be a safe way for a girl to figure out her body. But it’s a terrible way for a

Julia Weiss | September 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

University At Buffalo Student Posts “White Only” And “Black Only” Signs For An Art Project

Art comes in many forms and sometimes people don’t always “get it.” But for University of Buffalo art student Ashley Powell, the point was to get a reaction when she posted “White Only”…

Lauren Vinopal | September 17, 2015 - 3:20 pm

An Artist Is Selling A Menstrual Blood Portrait Of Donald Trump To Benefit Immigrant Rights

Finally, a good use for the blood coming out of our wherevers. …

Megan Reynolds | September 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Happy 30th Birthday To The Guerrilla Girls, The Art World’s Feminist Superheroes

The Times has produced a short video celebrating 30 years of the Guerrilla Girls, the feminist art collective that publicly criticizes the art world for its sexism and hypocrisy while…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 6, 2015 - 11:00 am

Artist Creates Incredible Art From Coffee Stains

There are few things on the planet that I treasure more in life than coffee, and if there are things to be done with it other than drink gallons daily,…

Katrin Higher | August 1, 2015 - 10:30 am

Let’s All Go To This Naked Performance Art Festival In Switzerland!

Guys guys guys!!! There’s a naked performance art festival in Switzerland next month! Why do we not have our tickets booked?!
I’m excited about this news for a few reasons,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Chicago Artist Exploits Michael Brown’s Death With Tone-Deaf Attempt To Examine Her Own White Privilege

While attempting to explore white privilege in her latest exhibit, artist Ti-Rock Moore displayed a tone deaf approach of precisely that — white privilege. Moore’s exhibit, Confronting Truths: Wake Up!“,…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 14, 2015 - 2:10 pm

The Smithsonian Won’t Take Down Cosby’s Artworks

There’s a smallish storm abrew about a Smithsonian exhibit that’s comprised one-third by never-before-exhibited artworks donated from Bill and Camille Cosby’s private collection. While many of Cosby’s affiliated organizations have…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 13, 2015 - 10:30 am

“Kim At The Museum” Tumblr Puts Kim Kardashian Where She (Maybe) Rightfully Belongs

By far the best use of Selfie I’ve ever seen. …

Megan Reynolds | June 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Watch The NYC Skyline Come To Life In This Timelapse Film

In this timelapse video, artist Pat Vale builds all of New York City in just under three minutes. In realtime, the drawing took a whole month.
[Travel Pulse]
[Laughing Squid]…

Claire Hannum | June 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm
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