Posts tagged "art"

Male Models Are More Than Pretty Faces?

Ladies and gentlemen who like gentlemen, there is now a reason far better than saving on Manhattan rent to move to Bushwick, Brooklyn: a bunch of male models being artsy…

Lily Q | March 22, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Photographer Mom Dressed Baby Up Like Hitler And Other Dictators

I like art a whole lot. And I love living in a country where people can create any kind of artwork they want without fear of being thrown in prison…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2010 - 3:20 pm

At The MoMA Today: See Marina Abramovic’s Live, Nude Performances

On Sunday afternoon I walked between a naked man and woman in public, through a doorway actually. They stared at me as I tried to avoid her breasts and to…

Joanne Hinkel | March 16, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Pricasso Paints With His Peen

Anyone who thinks painting is dead has clearly not been introduced to Australian artist Tim Patch, who goes by the name Pricasso. He paints portraits, landscapes, nudes, and sexual fare…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 10, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Stepping In Crap Never Looked So Good

We wonder if these 10-inch platform heels made of elephant dung smell as horrible as they look. [HighSnobette] …

Leonora Epstein | March 9, 2010 - 2:40 pm

New Jersey Family Forced To Cover Up “Indecent” Snow Babe

Despite what we’ve learned from “Jersey Shore,” not everyone in the Garden State is psyched to see public nudity. This week, the Gonzalez family of Rahway, NJ, were forced to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2010 - 1:40 pm

The Cutest Morning Commute Ever

Artist Mark Reigelman spruces up public places like in this work, “Home Sweet Home,” in which he remodeled a bus stop to look like a quaint living room. [Homelife.com.au via…

Leonora Epstein | March 4, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Gaga Dolla Bills, Ya’ll

I love Lady Gaga just as much as everyone else. But there’s a surefire way to kill a good thing, and that’s overexposure. Right about now, I’m thinking we should…

Bianca Posterli | February 5, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Artist Katie Sokoler Keeps The Kid Inside Alive

In-flight magazines almost never hold my attention—more often than not, I lose interest in them once I figure out the crossword puzzle is already completed. After this, I…

Kelli Bender | January 24, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Gap And SF MoMA Tap Ed Ruscha, Other Artists For T-Shirt Collab

We’re loving us some artsy fartsy style today. The SF branch of MoMA has just released a series of artist-designed t-shirts in collaboration with the Gap to celebrate the museum’s…

Leonora Epstein | January 18, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Photographer Meg Wachter Dumps SpaghettiOs On Her Pal

In her series “Dumped!,” Brooklyn-based photographer Meg Wachter pours everything from Pepto-Bismol to cottage cheese to Fruit Loops on her friends’ heads and snaps their reactions. Is it wrong that…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Behold The Music Flesh Map

Fleshmap is a series of studies done by artists dedicated to an inquiry into human desire and its expression through touch, feel, and sound. Yep—it’s a little bit of crazy…

Ami Angelowicz | January 13, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Check This Out: Artsy Barbie

Looks like there’s a Barbie art trend catching on. Not too long ago, we saw some amazing re-creations of Lady Gaga costumes modeled by the doll, and now we’ve come…

Leonora Epstein | January 11, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Artsy Trash Or Trashy Art?

Artist Christine Finley goes around N.Y.C. and dresses up dumpsters. Prettiest trash cans we’ve ever seen. [WWD] …

Leonora Epstein | January 8, 2010 - 6:10 pm

MWAH: The Cocktail Gallery K.I.S.S. Poster

The mantra “Keep it simple, stupid” may get you through life, but it won’t help you mix a delicious drink. The Cocktail Gallery’s “K.I.S.S.” poster reminds us what’s really important…

Catherine Strawn | January 8, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Rage Against The Machine—Vending For Anger Management

Thanks to the automat, some people thought that in the future, everything would come out of vending machines. This seems to be a partial reality seeing as fashion vending machines…

Leonora Epstein | January 1, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Would You Put A Portrait Of Yourself Over Your Bed?

Our pal Gala Darling points to this photo of Padma Lakshmi in her bed, a bed that has a painting of herself over it. Ego gone wild or appropriate artwork?

Susannah Breslin | December 28, 2009 - 1:15 pm

Women’s Magazines Shocked By Bald Women Photos

Milan/Paris-based photographer Enzo dal Verme (he’s shot for Vanity Fair, l’Uomo Vogue, Marie Claire, Grazia, Elle, etc.) has shot a series of bald women in a new gallery called “Bald…

Nina Carbone | December 21, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Barbie’s Latest Career Move—Becoming Lady Gaga

This seems like one of those cases of life imitating art imitating life, and makes you wonder, which came first? Lady Gaga? Or Barbie Gaga? The likeness is crazy-similar! The…

Leonora Epstein | December 18, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Here’s A Trashy Gift Idea

New York-based artist Justin Gignac is one of those dudes who inspires us to ask, Why didn’t I think of that? After a co-worker pointed out and emphasized the importance…

Erin Flaherty | December 16, 2009 - 5:20 pm
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