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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

I Want To Go To There: Van Gogh-Inspired Bike Path Lights Up Dutch Town

Artist Daan Roosegaarde paid the ultimate tribute to Vincent Van Gogh by installing a glowing bike path inspired by his “Starry Night” painting. The path sits in the Dutch town of…

Claire Hannum | November 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Watch These Magic Paintings Come To Life Before Your Eyes

Artist Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic films his painting process step-by-step to create “living paintings,” in which viewers can watch his art magically come together on the page without ever seeing his brushes or…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2014 - 10:00 am

Best Etsy Artist Ever Repurposes Thrift Store Art With Geeky Pop Culture References

Dave Pollot must be the happiest Etsy seller on Etsy today: art and tech blog Laughing Squid found his store earlier this year, but their post on his newly updated and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Disney Characters Dressed Up As Pop Stars Makes Me Smile

Most Disney fairytales take place in a land far, far away, where fame doesn’t exist, Twitter is just a noise birds make and Lady Gaga is some royal who lives…

Katie Oldenburg | November 8, 2014 - 11:00 am

Artist Adds Her Image Into Her Mom’s Childhood Photos To Imagine Them As BFFs

Portland art director Danielle Delph questioned whether she’d have been friends with her mother if they’d grown up together and what that might have looked like, so she Photoshopped herself…

Claire Hannum | November 4, 2014 - 1:00 pm

About Art And Art Selfies

I keep having to revise my position on art selfies. I don’t know. I still hate the fact that most museum patrons seem to be there to say that they

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 9:30 am

Want: This IDGAF Art For Charity

I love the versatility of the word fuck. Most people who know me have learned to embrace my potty mouth rather than scold me for it, which is probably why…

Katie Oldenburg | November 3, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Kate Godwin Is Sharing Her DNA For The Sake Of Art And I Love It

I have a Shelf of Oddities (yes, I capitalize it in my head) that contains a toy bust of a Black Barbie, a miniature black Frank Kozik Gipper Bust, a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Accusations Of Abuse

Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Ghomeshi was fired over allegations of abuse. Three women say that Ghomeshi was violent towards them before and during sexual encounters they say were…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

This Vagina-Scent Holy Water Madonna Sculpture Exists Pretty Transparently For The Sake Of Press

File this one under ” Extremely Mixed Feelings”: Olfactory artist Peter de Cupere has a one-day exhibit happening in which a Madonna figure made of holy water and “vaginal smell”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 9:30 am

Kristen Stewart’s Happiness Is Contagious

I don’t know if it’s just a hormone thing, but the fact that Kristen Stewart is happy is making me really, really happy (ditto Renee Zellweger). In an interview with

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Life Dream Status: You Can Go Camping On A New York City Rooftop

Artist Thomas Stevenson launched art project/pop-up campground Bivouac NY to allow city dwellers to spend the night in tents on secret New York City rooftops. The experience may not offer much…

Claire Hannum | October 23, 2014 - 9:30 am
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