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Kickass Woman Of The Day: Artist Jessica Lagunas Embroiders With Her Grey Hair

You can color them, you can pluck them, or you can let them grow wild atop your head like Gloria Steinem. But artist Jessica Lagunas had different ideas for her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Brent The Monkey Is A More Accomplished Artist Than You

They say those that cannot paint, write. Well, not actually. But as someone with absolutely zero artistic talent, I’m in awe of this monkey’s prize-winning artwork. Brent, a chimpanzee who…

Julie Gerstein | September 2, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Behold This 39-Foot-Tall, Screaming Vagina

If you’re unfamiliar with her, the fearsome Hindu goddess Kali is known as the great destroyer and creator. She’s often depicted on a cremation ground holding a scimitar and decapitated…

Ami Angelowicz | August 31, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: New York Artist Sophia Wallace Tackles Our “Cliteracy” Problem

Artist Sophia Wallace’s interest in the disconnect between women’s bodies being sexualized and the lack of pleasure many of them are experiencing led her to create a “Cliteracy” installation about…

Ami Angelowicz | August 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

London Artist Turns Trash Into Art

One man’s trash is another man’s … trash. But trash that’s actually art, too. London street artist Francisco de Pajaro uses tossed out refuse as his medium, making cheeky and…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 9:20 am

Photographer’s Series Removes The Space Between Strangers

Most of the time, those of us who live in busy urban areas do our best to avoid bumping into or grazing the hands of our fellow city-dwellers. We’re too…

Julie Gerstein | August 23, 2013 - 6:30 pm

12 “Art Shows” I’d Rather See Than A Dick Pic Art Show

For those of you who do not live in or near New York City, here is something you need to know: Bushwick, Brooklyn is the most annoying, pretentious, gentrified neighborhood…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2013 - 9:00 am

These Are Real-Deal Russian Portraits Of Cats

Russia’s Hermitage Museum holds more than three million works of art, and is the largest museum in the world. It’s also, likely the only museum with its own staff of…

Julie Gerstein | August 15, 2013 - 9:40 am

Impressively Detailed Map Of Westeros Is Colorful And Gorgeous

“Game Of Thrones”‘ Westeros and the lands beyond the narrow sea make for a big world, but artist J.E. Fullerton has rendered the entirety in an amazingly detailed map full…

The Mary Sue | August 14, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Artist Makes Very Special Piece Of Art For Rapper Riff Raff

Rapper and professional James Franco hater Riff Raff is a pretty special guy. So it makes sense, then, that Cranbrook graduate Tré Reising would want to make him a super…

Julie Gerstein | August 1, 2013 - 9:40 am

All Of My Body Image Issues Summed Up Neatly Into One Hilarious Drawing

When it comes to judging — or rather, assessing — the appearance, weight, and other such physical attributes of People That Are Not Me, I am forgiving to the point…

Rachel Krause | July 31, 2013 - 9:40 am

Jay-Z Has 99 Problems And Artist Ali Graham Is Illustrating All Of Them

“Even world famous rappers have first world problems,” says the tagline for this amaaaaaazing Tumblr, featuring illustrator Ali Graham’s depictions of Jay-Z’s imagined “99 Problems.” Click through to see 12 of our…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Check Out These Portraits Of Men Posing In Their Girlfriends’ Clothing

Boyfriends! When there isn’t a cat or a guinea pig around, they’re always great to dress up in a silly outfit. Or, your own clothes. Photographer Jon Uriarte is has done…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2013 - 9:00 am

The 15 Dumbest Art Installations

It’s summer.  Time to kick back, relax and take a gander at absurd photos of kooky art that make you wonder if you might have what it takes to be a great…

TruTV | June 25, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Would You Hire A 20-Year-Old Jean-Michel Basquiat?

About a year after I first started working at The Frisky, Jessica was going through a bunch of old papers and somehow unearthed my résumé. I can’t believe they actually…

Rachel Krause | June 16, 2013 - 4:00 pm

James Franco’s Reign Of Terror Extends To A Remake Of “Psycho”

My feelings on James Franco are well known, and I’m aware that some of you think that when it comes to JFrancs, I’m just some intolerant harpy, shaking my first…

Julie Gerstein | June 11, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Naked Pregnant Kim Kardashian Immortalized In A Life-Size Sculpture

That is what a life-size sculpture of a naked, pregnant Kim Kardashian looks like, y’all. The artist Daniel Edwards says you should rub her belly for good luck!  His…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Vagina Killer: Vaseline Body Armor

Vagina killer is the term I use for anything that kills a lady’s libido upon contact. For me, these things include any song by the Dave Matthews Band, long, pointy-toed…

Ami Angelowicz | May 30, 2013 - 10:20 am

Of Course Jon Snow Would Be A Grunge Dude

Artist Mike Wrobel wanted to update the “Game of Thrones” crew with a new look, and wondered what they might wear if the show took place in the ’90s. Jon…

Julie Gerstein | May 28, 2013 - 9:20 am

This Flesh Flower Is Really Offal

What you are looking at is a flesh flower from Heidi Hatry’s new photography exhibit, “Not A Rose.” The collection, on display at NYC’s Stux Gallery, features images of flowers…

Ami Angelowicz | May 23, 2013 - 11:40 am
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