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Swedish Hero Draws Penis On Frozen Lake

The Gothenberg City Council received multiple requests that the drawing be removed after the penis artist left their mark this weekend, but the ice is currently too thin to support the weight of an adult, so they are forced to let the beautiful art thaw out. More »


Pussy Riot Plans To Open Museum Showcasing Only Women Artists

Slated to be opened in Montenegro, the museum would serve as an answer to the still pervasive gender inequalities in museum representation. More »


The Crafter’s Box Is The Cool Club For People Who Like Making Shit With Their Own Two Hands

Christmas is next week and whether you still have a long list of people to shop for or your mom is blowing up your phone with texts demanding to know what the hell she should get you for this blessed holiday, have I got the gift for you — a subscription to the Crafter’s Box, an… More »


Cooking With Commissary: Artist Collects DIY Recipes From Inmates

When compared to what is normally considered gourmet, performance artist Karla Diaz clearly stated the point of this project goes way beyond the idea of cooking itself. More »


Whoops! Stabbing At Art Basel Misinterpreted By Witnesses As Performance Art

American art world’s biggest yearly event, Art Basel in Miami Beach, was rattled Friday evening after a woman was stabbed. However, because of the gallery setting and the entire scene of this event, some patrons just thought they were watching some performance art. :(

Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez said that the… More »


5 Awesome Documentaries On Art (That You Can Watch For Free Online)

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m not really a big visual art person. I am, however, a giant nerd about documentaries. So, here are a few about art that I dig and are online and free to watch.

“In The Realms Of The Unreal”

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25 Women Artists & Crafters Killing It On Instagram

While Twitter and Facebook have their place, Etsy is great for making sales, and Pinterest is fun for inspiration, the social platform where many artists, makers, crafters and artisans feel most at home is on Instagram. Over the last few years, a community of mostly female creators has exploded on the app, including both professional makers and on-the-side hobbyists, many of… More »


Art Week Quotable: Lygia Clark On Participation

“What’s happening around me? A whole group of people clearly sees that modern art doesn’t communicate, is increasingly becoming an elitist issue…” More »


Art Week Quotable: Marina Abramović On Transformation

I test the limits of myself in order to transform myself…” More »


Art Week Quotable: LJ Roberts On Craft And Queerness

“Craft is all over the place  it represents everything from exquisite artisan objects to kitschy homemade trinkets, to the hip and cute items produced in today’s trendy DIY culture….” More »


Art Week Quotable: Mierle Laderman Ukeles On Maintenance

Maintenance is a drag; it takes all the fucking time…” More »


Art Week Quotable: Kara Walker On The Viewer

I didn’t want a completely passive viewer….” More »


It’s Art Week At The Frisky!

Join us as we explore art all week! More »


If You Can Make It Through This Kylie Jenner “Art Film,” I’ll Give You A Dollar

Can you? Can you make it? More »


Margaret Cho’s New Single ‘I Want To Kill My Rapist’ Is Epic

Comedian Margaret Cho has become very active in trying to start conversations about rape and sexual assault – a cause that has affected her personally given that she was sexually abused as as a child.

On Friday, Cho released this vengeance fantasy video “I Want to Kill My Rapist,” which shows her and… More »


Here’s Some Priceless Pun Art Of Your Favorite Celebrities

New York City comedian and actual-nice-person Lex Singer posts pun art of celebs, historical figures, and fictional characters and I love them so hard. More »


Jerry Saltz Wants You To Know That He’s In The Art World’s 99 Percent

Beloved New York magazine art critic and once-upon-a-time judge for that reality show “Work of Art” Jerry Saltz disclosed his checking account balance to his Facebook fans yesterday, to discuss how the art world is as economically complicated as pretty much anything else and is, in fact, not only full of rich people.More »


This Very Important Cat Painting Sold For $800K

WANT. More »


Lego Denied Artist Ai Weiwei And It Backfired Spectacularly

Everything definitely isn’t awesome for Ai Weiwei, Chinese dissident and leading contemporary artist, who tried to bulk order Legos for an upcoming artwork and was turned away. Lego told Weiwei that they won’t sell to him directly because his artworks fall in the category of “political, religious, racist, obscene, or defaming.”

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Banksy’s ‘Dismaland’ Being Used To House Refugees, Renamed ‘Dismal Aid’

The artist Banksy has always been a controversial provocateur, but in this case, he’s getting down to business and truly trying to do good.

His recent installment of Dismaland – a satire of Disneyland to reflect the crisis of income equality – has been dismantled and taken from its home in Somerset, England… More »


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