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Entertainment

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. READ MORE »


Money

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.READ MORE »


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News

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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News

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… READ MORE »


Style

It’s the year of the coloring book, apparently: Adults have rediscovered probably the most universal childhood activity, and many of us are finding it therapeutic and mindful. I’ll hedge my bets on its therapeutic uses, personally, because while mandala and floral coloring books are certainly very pretty, wasn’t it the coloring books thatREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

Lusting after images of men, of copies of them, seems to be a safe way for a girl to figure out her body. But it’s a terrible way for a woman to figure out her heart. READ MORE »


Art comes in many forms and sometimes people don’t always “get it.” But for University of Buffalo art student Ashley Powell, the point was to get a reaction when she posted “White Only” and “Black Only” signs over the drinking fountains in the school’s Clemens Hall.

The Spectrum, an independent student publication at UB, reported that Powell admitted… READ MORE »


News

Finally, a good use for the blood coming out of our wherevers. READ MORE »


News

The Times has produced a short video celebrating 30 years of the Guerrilla Girls, the feminist art collective that publicly criticizes the art world for its sexism and hypocrisy while wearing gorilla masks. The group first collaborated on a print in 1985, in response to a 1984 survey exhibition at the MoMA that featured 165… READ MORE »


Entertainment

There are few things on the planet that I treasure more in life than coffee, and if there are things to be done with it other than drink gallons daily, then I am totally game!

Artist extraordinaire Guilia Bernardelli creates incredibly detailed and moving pictures from “spilled coffee stains.” She uses uses a… READ MORE »


Style

Guys guys guys!!! There’s a naked performance art festival in Switzerland next month! Why do we not have our tickets booked?!

I’m excited about this news for a few reasons, one of which is that Thomas Zollinger, founder of the Body and Freedom Festival, had this to say about the We Make It… READ MORE »


News

While attempting to explore white privilege in her latest exhibit, artist Ti-Rock Moore displayed a tone deaf approach of precisely that — white privilege. Moore’s exhibit, Confronting Truths: Wake Up!“, which recently opened in Chicago, was created, according to the artist, to “honestly and frankly… explore white privilege through my acute awareness of the unearned… READ MORE »


News

There’s a smallish storm abrew about a Smithsonian exhibit that’s comprised one-third by never-before-exhibited artworks donated from Bill and Camille Cosby’s private collection. While many of Cosby’s affiliated organizations have distanced themselves from the comedian since the admission came out last week that he bought and gave drugs to women in order to assault them,… READ MORE »


Celebs

By far the best use of Selfie I’ve ever seen. READ MORE »


Style

In this timelapse video, artist Pat Vale builds all of New York City in just under three minutes. In realtime, the drawing took a whole month.

[Travel Pulse]

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News

Karim Wasfi, accomplished conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, has begun sharing music outside concert hall walls – these days, he plays at the sites of explosions in his hometown of Baghdad. He told NPR’s Morning Edition that he does this as a form of resistance:
“This was an action respecting the soulsREAD MORE »


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Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork. READ MORE »


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