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Visit A Brothel Without Ever Setting Foot In One

Photographer Marc McAndrews spent five years photographing 33 of Nevada’s brothels, which are featured in the book Nevada Rose: Inside the American Brothel.  McAndrews says the project started with curiosity…

Ami Angelowicz | January 23, 2013 - 9:40 am

Get Your Banana Situation Laced Up Tight

This laced up banana is part of an art project from artist Sarah Illenberger, and is part of her “Strange Fruit” series. Obviously this banana’s been altered, but it still…

Julie Gerstein | January 21, 2013 - 9:20 am

Lucy Liu Is Actually A Talented Abstract Artist

Not only did I think Lucy Liu was bad-ass for her role in “Elementary” as a female Dr. Watson, but now I’m damn well in love with her. It turns…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm

18 WTF Celeb Tributes For Sale On Etsy

There’s a lot of beautiful weirdos out there. And a lot of them sell crap on Etsy. Specifically, we’re talking about the strange amalgam of celebrity-oriented craftery that’s available on…

Julie Gerstein | January 8, 2013 - 9:00 am

Plant This Pretty Flower Print Anywhere In Your House

I love all of Valentina’s colorful ink drawings, but this flower print especially caught my eye, thanks to its funky ’70s vibe and whimsical swirling shapes. The best part? Unlike…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 1, 2013 - 11:00 am

Today In Crazy History: CIA Admits To Using Modern Art As A Cold War Weapon

Don’t “get” modern art? Apparently none of us do, because while we were off contemplating Jackson Pollack’s splatter paintings in the Museum of Modern Art, the Central Intelligence Agency was…

Julie Gerstein | December 26, 2012 - 10:40 am

These Dopplestränger Pictures Are Mesmerizing

In a new project called “I’m Not A Look-Alike!”, Canadian photographer François Brunelle brought together unrelated strangers who could be twins. He invited these pairs of dopplesträngers (I’m coining that…

Ami Angelowicz | December 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm

“Photoshop In Real Life” Is Exactly As Troubling As It Sounds

There’s no such thing as “too perfect” in the age of Photoshop. Reconstruct eyes, mouths, noses, cheekbones, entire faces? Turn real, blemished human skin into smooth sculpted porcelain? Make full…

Rachel Krause | December 10, 2012 - 10:20 am

Shirtless Prince Harry Immortalized In London Gay Bar Mural

“Pride” takes on a whole new meaning at Manbar, a London gay bar that just got its own shirtless Prince Harry mural — our royalty is more bangable than your

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Check Out These Cool Faux Vintage Travel Ads

When I was a kid, my family drove to upstate Connecticut once a year to visit friends. On the long, dark drive through the woods on the way home, my…

Jessica Wakeman | November 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Kate Moss Can Just Sell Her Tattooed Skin If She Ever Goes Broke (Not Likely)

”[Lucian Freud] told me about when he was in the navy, when he was 19 or something, and he used to do all of the tattoos for the sailors. And…

Rachel Krause | November 23, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: 11 Artsy Movie Posters

Once you move out of your college dorm room, it’s generally frowned upon to plaster your walls with crinkled “Animal House” posters. You can get around the stigma by putting…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 23, 2012 - 11:00 am
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