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Plastic Jesus Wins The Oscars!

Which film is going to win Best Picture this year? Who cares when you have Plastic Jesus as your resident-shocking subversive installation artist! Banksy is SO 2014.

If…

Katrin Higher | February 22, 2015 - 9:00 am

Melt Your Stress Away With This Enchanting Little Film

Designer Shunsuke Umiyama’s latest creation is the bamboo copTer, a mobile made from a classic toy. These tiny helicopters, also known as taketambo or bamboo copters, lift into the air when spun.

Claire Hannum | February 18, 2015 - 9:30 am

Jerry Saltz’s Interview About “Street Art Throwdown” Is Exactly Why You Should Know And Love Jerry Saltz

ArtNet published an interview with Jerry Saltz, art critic for New York magazine and former judge on the reality TV art competition “Work of Art,” about the newly-premiered Oxygen reality…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 6, 2015 - 11:30 am

Thanks, I Made It Myself: 21 Chalkboard Paint Crafts To Art Up Your Home

Chalkboard paint solves a lot of different problems at once: It’s a cheap and easy way to decorate, it allows you to re-decorate with the swipe of a cloth, and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Of Course Art Can Change The World, If Only The Art World Wanted It To

VICE wrote up a cool panel discussion at Bard on the subject of politically engaged art today, but it was lacking an answer to the question it posed: Can art

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 12, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Sia’s Video Collaboration With Shia LaBeouf For “Elastic Heart” Is Damn Good Art, And Most Of The Internet Agrees

A few people on the internet think that Sia’s video for the song “Elastic Heart,” starring Shia LaBeouf and Maddie Ziegler, depicts pedophilia. Why? I don’t know. Well, I do,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm

How Did Dr. Seuss Create Green Eggs And Ham?

Ever wondered what corner of Ted “Dr. Seuss” Geisel’s brain Green Eggs and Ham came from? As it turns out, it came from the part that takes dares. The iconic…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 8, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Two More Women Are Suing Bill Cosby For Defamation

Two women have joined alleged rape victim Tamara Green in her defamation suit against Bill Cosby and his lawyer. [Death and Taxes]
What lies do you believe about…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm

“Barbie Blad” Photo Series Shows America’s Favorite Beauty Queen In A Harsher Light

We’ve all heard the criticism that Barbie dolls warp young girls’ beauty ideals, but what if those little girls got to see a Barbie with a less than perfect appearance?

Claire Hannum | January 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Year In Year-End Roundups: Everything The Blogosphere Thought Was Important In 2014

So many year-end lists, so little time, so we’ve rounded up the best of 2014’s year-end roundups just for you… …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 30, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Obsessed: Artist Erin M. Riley Weaves Sexy Selfies

Weaving in general is my obsession and in addition to spending most of my free time at the loom, I also search Instagram for other weavers in hopes of finding…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 22, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Artist Painted Kim Kardashian’s Paper Mag Cover … With His Penis

Kim Kardashian‘s butt is not done breaking the Internet. While Paper, Kim Kardashian, and photographer Jean-Paul Goude think the photo of Kardashian’s shiny, oiled butt is art with a capital-A…

The Gloss | December 12, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Emma Sulkowicz’s Anti-Rape Performance Artwork Carry That Weight Has Topped Vulture’s List Of 2014’s Best Art Shows

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz’s art performance, Carry That Weight, has topped Vulture’s list of 2014’s best art shows — beating out even Kara Walker’s widely acclaimed A Subtletly. Sulkowicz has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The New Zelda, The Future Of Video Games, And Empathy

Despite the fact that I love video games, I don’t really keep up with news about them — I just kind of hear about games, play them, and if I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 2:00 pm

I Want To Go To There: “Light Is Time” Art Installation Features 80,000 Shiny Watch Parts

“Light Is Time,” an art installation that consists of 80,000 watch parts, made its debut at this year’s Milan Design Week in April and was on display (in a slightly…

Claire Hannum | December 11, 2014 - 11:20 am

This Pen Lets You Doodle On Your Food, So Now You Can Make Latte Art At Home

Ever wish your food had a bit more flair? Man, me too. I find myself longing for a home-brewed cup of coffee that’s artfully presented, say topped off with a…

Huffington Post Weird News | December 8, 2014 - 11:45 am

Pomplamoose: A Band At The Unholy Crossroads Of Art And Capitalism [UPDATED]

Indie band Pomplamoose shared their recent tour’s financial information with their fans last week, and, um, it was … Not so good. They’d like everyone to believe that it was…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 2, 2014 - 9:00 am

Faith In Humanity In A Revolutionary Age

Faith in humanity is the only faith I have. As in, I don’t have faith in a god or anything particularly spiritual. I’m not going to waffle over that and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped During His Performance Art Show

Remember earlier this year, when Shia LaBeouf held a silent performance art show called “#IAMSORRY” in Los Angeles? It was pretty much a rip-off of Marina Abramović’s “The Artist Is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Is The Museum Of Natural History’s Origami Tree Beautiful Or What?

The American Museum of Natural History in NYC’s annual origami tree is now up and running. Each year’s creation has a theme that resonates with the museum’s collections or features,…

Claire Hannum | November 24, 2014 - 5:30 pm
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