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Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Teeny Tiny Masterpiece

As gorgeous as this Starry Night ring is on its own, how awesome would it look paired with this bra? I think Van Gogh would approve. [$19, Kimari Jewelry] …

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 28, 2010 - 8:45 pm

The Alphabet Gets Sexed Up

One of the owners of my favorite bar, Lit Lounge, was also the toast of Art Basel in Miami this year! Erik Foss’ “Word” has managed to turn the most…

Simcha | December 17, 2010 - 12:15 pm

Man Embeds Camera In The Back Of His Head

NYU photography professor Wafaa Bilal was one of 23 brave souls who agreed to have surveillance cameras embedded in the backs of their heads as part of an…

Ami Angelowicz | December 6, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Rock On, Art!

Moxy Creative House has put together a badass series of art prints depicting the signature styles of 20 different rock icons. Ranging from Kurt Cobain to Run DMC, these limited…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 22, 2010 - 1:20 pm

You Wear What You Eat

They say you are what you eat, but to photographer Ted Sabarese, you also wear what you eat. For this food-fashion project, the artist collaborated with designers to create clothing…

Leonora Epstein | November 17, 2010 - 1:32 pm

Pee-Wee, In The Phone Book

Finally, a new use for the Yellow Pages! Philadelphia artist Alex Querel thought canvas was too dull a medium to work with—so he took to carving phone books to make…

Julie Gerstein | November 12, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Butt-iful Toilet Paper Roll Art

Anything used to wipe your you-know-what would be the last place we’d look for art supplies. One artist, however, manages to create beauty out of toilet paper rolls. Pretty incredible,…

Leonora Epstein | November 9, 2010 - 1:10 pm

The Perfect Pop

Photographer Edward Horsford has really good timing — which is how he’s able to take such jaw-dropping photos of balloons as they pop. Incredibly, Horsford works alone, using a timer…

Julie Gerstein | November 8, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Check This Out: Illustrations From The “Drawing Fashion” Exhibition In London

Designer sketches are one thing, but to be a fashion illustrator is another art altogether. And that’s what a new exhibition—called Drawing Fashion—at London’s Design Museum explores. The show features…

Leonora Epstein | November 4, 2010 - 11:20 am

Ready For A Close-Up

This might look like a photo from a beauty editorial in a fashion magazine, but it’s actually a painting by hyper-realist artist Simon Hennessey. I’ve spent approximately four hours examining…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 3, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: The Coolest Collage

This adorable mini-collage would look amazing framed and hung up in a glassed-walled sun room, surrounded by potted ferns and gilded curiosities from around the world. Luckily for me (since…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 2, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Anonymous Street Artist Wins TED Award For His Moving Public Work

Anonymous street artist JR was awarded a $100,000 TED Prize this week for his impressive public art endeavors. JR makes intensely large photographs, which he then wheat pastes into a…

Julie Gerstein | October 21, 2010 - 8:00 pm

An Engagement Ring For Polygamists?

Behold artist Kate Bauman’s work, titled “‘Til Death Do Us Part.” The Gloss cheekily suggests that this knuckle engagement ring is for people who get divorced multiple times and keep…

Leonora Epstein | October 21, 2010 - 11:49 am

Starry, Starry Bra

This Starry Night bra is currently just an awesome art project (medium listed: “acrylic on bra”), but I’d be first in line to buy one if they ever hit stores.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 14, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Creepy Or Cool: The Self-Painting Dress

No, this is not a costume left over from “The Fifth Element.” It’s a project called Pseudomorphs, created by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht. The concept: a self-painting dress that brings…

Leonora Epstein | October 13, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Kind Of Romantic: Sam Taylor-Wood’s “Ghosts” Photos

If you are a fan of the novel Wuthering Heights, then you’ve imagined the Gothic landscape upon which Catherine and Heathcliff’s tortured relationship played out. You can see if your…

Joanne Hinkel | October 12, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Rag & Bone Will Make You An Art Star

Attention all artists, art school dropouts, or people who have time on their hands and know how to use a pencil and the internet: Rag & Bone (one of our…

Leonora Epstein | October 8, 2010 - 7:45 pm

How Not Paying Attention In School Can Lead To Amazing Things

Artist Dalton Ghetti must have been really bored in geometry class to have whittled out the middle of a graphite pencil to create two teeny tiny interlocking hearts. We say:…

Leonora Epstein | October 8, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Behold, A Sculpture Made Out Of Underpants

Figuring out what to do with old or unwanted undies is quite the conundrum, am I right? You can’t take them to the Salvation Army; you can’t use them as…

Joanne Hinkel | September 30, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Sorry, Levi’s: Turns Out, Jeans Are Way, Way Older Than We Thought

While many like to believe that Levi Strauss invented denim as we know it in 1873, it turns out that jeans have a much, much longer history. Historians have known…

Leonora Epstein | September 22, 2010 - 1:10 pm
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