Posts tagged "art"

What The Hell Is Breast-Painting?

Breasts are good for lots of things, like feeding newborns and painting exquisite abstract artwork. A Russian artist named Victoria excels at the latter, dipping her jugglies on a palette…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Creepy Tchotchkes You Don’t Want In Your Home

British artist Jessica Harrison’s figurines kind of scare the crap out of me. Can you imagine your guest’s reaction if you just casually placed the Maria figurine, a woman pulling…

Ami Angelowicz | July 23, 2010 - 11:20 am

Bringing New Meaning To Penny Loafers

Artist Ben Heine makes a pair of shoes out of Euro coins. We wonder how much these would cost … [Animal NY] …

Leonora Epstein | July 22, 2010 - 11:10 am

Frances Bean Cobain’s Art Isn’t Disturbing, It’s Good!

With Kurt Cobain as a dad and Courtney Love as a mom, it only makes sense that 17-year-old Frances Bean Cobain is an artiste. Under the pseudonym “Fiddle Tim,” Frances…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Slightly Creepy, Slightly Awesome: The DIY Damien Hirst Skull

Damien Hirst is a British artist known for the freak-out factor in his art. He first got famous for encasing huge dead sharks in tanks of formaldehyde, and in recent…

Leonora Epstein | July 14, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Daughter Wants “Artsy” Footage Dad Filmed Of Her Breasts Out Of NYU’s Archives

When Emma Tamburlini was 11 years old, her father, the late Pop artist Larry Rivers, began videotaping her and her sister every six months, naked or topless, and talking about…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Art From Rubik’s Cubes

There’s something you don’t know about me—I love Rubik’s Cubes. I would spend hours trying to solve them as a kid and could never do it, but was way too…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 21, 2010 - 7:45 pm

The Hair Timeline: A Weird New Way To Document Your Life?

Some people keep photo albums or blogs. Design student Miho Ishizuka, however, used her hair to document her life. For this project, she lopped off her locks at certain points…

Leonora Epstein | June 10, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Chatroulette Pervs Rendered In Charcoal

Anyone who’s ever used Chatroulette knows it doesn’t take long before your screen is infiltrated by pervs. Whether it’s a set of boobs unexpectedly popping up to say hello or…

Lily Q | June 8, 2010 - 5:18 pm

Miranda July’s New Exhibit Is Adorable

We love Miranda July’s book (No One Belongs Here More Than You) and movie (“Me and You and Everyone We Know”). So, shocker, we also dig her art. She has…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 4, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Anni Rapinoja Takes Fashion Back To Nature

Ca-yute! Anni Rapinoja creates fashion replicas with materials from plants. For all the nature girls out there. [TrendLand]

Leonora Epstein | June 4, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Johnny Depp Paints Vanessa Paradis (And More)

Johnny Depp revealed his skills as an artist in this weekend’s issue of Madame Figaro, guest-edited by longtime partner Vanessa Paradis. Besides this portrait of Vanessa, the magazine ran his…

Catherine Strawn | May 17, 2010 - 3:50 pm

American Able Photo Series Spoofs Hypersexual American Apparel Ads Using A Disabled Model

Photographer Holly Norris says on her website, “Rarely, if ever, are women with disabilities portrayed in anything other than an asexual manner, for ‘disabled’ bodies are largely perceived as ‘undesirable.’”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2010 - 12:50 pm

DIY Coffee Lid Art Project

We’ve always been a little skeptical about the idea of making “art” out of garbage. Ribbon and a headband? Yes. A bit of old chain and the brooch your grandma…

Lily Q | April 27, 2010 - 11:20 am

Artist Damien Hirst Shows Us Where Babies Come From

A new Damien Hirst installation opened at the Oceanic Museum of Monaco earlier this month, and it features this mannequin (with a bun in the oven) that greets ships from…

Catherine Strawn | April 14, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Nudity And Sex In Art Still Cause A Stir

Even though artists have been paying homage to the human form since the beginning, nudity and sex in art still cause a major commotion. Two works of art…

Catherine Strawn | April 14, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Urban Outfitters Launches Artsy-Fartsy “Print Shop”

Urban Outfitters, your favorite mass retailer of faux-culture, has just gotten a bit more artsy-fartsy with the launch of its new Print Shop. After teaming up with Society6, “an international…

Leonora Epstein | April 12, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Goth Glorified? Antwerp Museum Pays Homage To Black Clothing

Black is the whore of the fashion world. It gets passed around from group to group like nobody’s business. See: Mourners, too-chic for school chicks, little dresses, beatniks, Goths, robbers.

Leonora Epstein | March 31, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Photographer Says Facebook Removed Her Breast Photos

Australian photographer Gemma Rose-Turnbull says a Facebook administrator removed two of her photographs from the site’s “Photos” section because they depicted exposed breasts. One photograph showed a baby being…

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Adorn Your Walls (And Yourself) With Gemstones

Since I’m trying to get my home together, I’ve been on the hunt for cool things to frame so I can rid my apartment of its bare walls. My inner…

Catherine Strawn | March 23, 2010 - 5:00 pm
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