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Get A Look At Gauguins Without Leaving The Country — Or The Couch

I do enjoy going to museums and galleries to get a closer look at art, whether it’s an iconic masterpiece produced by a long-dead Renaissance man or a modern work…

Rachel Krause | April 6, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Butthurt Theater Prof Sues School Over Gay-Themed Performances

Today in Call Me A Waaaah-mbulance News: Texas theater professor Linda Ozmun is suing her employer for citing her in an annual review for refusing to attend a gay-themed show…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm

“Star Wars” Characters Get Dressed To The Nines

High fashion often meets unrelated subjects — cats, for instance — so it technically shouldn’t come as a surprise that designer and illustrator John Woo has created a series of…

Rachel Krause | March 28, 2012 - 9:20 am

“The Bachelor” Sketchbook Is A Brilliant Work Of Art

Artist Lisa Hanawalt did us a solid with her set of sketches and quirky observations about this season of “The Bachelor.” Unlike me, she turned her deep shame about watching…

Ami Angelowicz | March 15, 2012 - 8:30 am

Sweets For The Sweet

If you’re lucky enough to live near a patisserie that makes macarons, then what are you doing at your computer reading this?! For the rest of you: feast your eyes…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2012 - 11:40 am

Pantone Tarts?! Color Me Hungry!

How gorgeous and clever are these fresh tarts based on the Pantone color system? I love the intersection of baking and graphic design, even though it’s giving me a temporary…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

This Carved Book Art Will Blow Your Mind

Artist Brian Dettmer uses surgical tools to carve up old encyclopedias, dictionaries, and medical journals. No materials are added and nothing inside the books are relocated, he simply carves the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 27, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Shakespeare In Spray Paint And Other Literary Graffiti

Who knew the combination of spray paint and prominent literary figures would be so delightful? Flavorwire tracked down the best examples of literary street art, including a Robert Frost quote…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 4, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Stars Fête Prada’s 24-Hour Museum

As I’m sure you’re well aware, Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week is in full swing, and so is all the festivity that comes along with it. Last night, the biggest…

rachelkrause | January 28, 2012 - 5:00 pm

The Only Crocs I’d Ever Wear

I have a sister, who shall remain nameless despite the public humiliation she deserves, who not only wears Crocs but actually wears Crocs with socks. Crocs with socks! I am…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2012 - 10:00 am

A Real Sandwich Artist

There’s playing with your food, and then there’s taking that play to an artform, which is exactly what Brittany Powell over at Low-Committment Projects did. Here, she made a sandwich…

Julie Gerstein | January 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Flesh Love: I Don’t Think These Vacuum Packed Couples Could Get Any Closer

Getting close to another person requires giving up some of your personal space. Coupledom can be wonderful, but it can also be confining at times. Japanese artist, Photographer Hal explored…

Ami Angelowicz | January 16, 2012 - 1:40 pm

A Not-So-Subtle Way To Discourage Houseguests

Well, these framed pieces by artist Steve Lambert just say it all, don’t they? The three-piece companion set of Lambert’s work, entitled Drawings for 3 Rooms in Your Home, is…

Julie Gerstein | January 9, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Woman Rubs Her Bare Butt All Over $30 Million Painting

Like many of us, the first thing I like to do when I’m wasted is find the nearest multi-million dollar painting and rub up all on it. That’s just what…

Julie Gerstein | January 5, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Smoking Kids Are Startling Art

Holy disturbing, Batman! These little nuggets are much too small to be sucking on the cancer sticks! Thankfully photographer Frieke Janssen didn’t give the children real cigarettes or cigars —…

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2011 - 10:00 am

Perfect Dresses Made Of Paper

Artist Susan Stockwell makes intricate, gorgeous dresses out of paper goods, like maps and sheets of currency. The dresses mimic colonial styles, and reflect her interests in ecology, geo-politics, mapping,…

Julie Gerstein | November 20, 2011 - 10:00 am

Celebs Reimagined In Classic Portraiture

Lining the walls of the MTV Voices Dinner were a collection of classic portraits reimagined with celebrity faces. Beyonce was cast as Queen Elizabeth I. We should probably expect the…

Ami Angelowicz | November 13, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Most Unappetizing Kitchenware Collection Ever

Artist, Christine Chin created this line of kitchenware entitled Sentient Kitchen. “While it is the nature of the human ego to cast suspicion on a challenge to human intellect, Sentient Kitchen

Ami Angelowicz | October 25, 2011 - 10:20 am

Money Shot: The Art Of The Finger Bang

That is exactly what you think it is. An sculptural interpretation of finger banging. There’s more where that came from at South Korea’s Jeju Love Land, an erotic sculpture park…

Ami Angelowicz | October 14, 2011 - 12:40 pm

The Best Way To Get Your Art Collection Started

It was bound to happen. You got older. You got wiser. “The Crow” and the “Pulp Fiction” posters that were tacked up in your college living room made way for…

Lori Zimmer | October 11, 2011 - 9:20 am
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