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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

The Cast Of “Friends” Plays Dress-Up, And Now I Miss Them

It’s been a big month for “Friends” fans. First, the show celebrated its 20th Anniversary by creating a functioning Central Perk replica in New York City, and then Netflix announced…

Katie Oldenburg | October 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Christmas Tree Butt Plug In Paris Deflated By Vandals

See that thing above? Is it A) art, B) a Christmas tree, C) an enormous butt plug or D) all of the above? The answer is D! American Artist Paul…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 20, 2014 - 11:30 am

Fed Up Artist Turns Catcalls Into Needlepoints

It continues to blow my mind that men remain dismissive of women’s complaints about street harassment, insistent that they’re “only” giving compliments and flirting, as if it’s completely irrelevant how…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Coloring Is A Good De-Stressing Tool For Adults

Good news! Coloring is a dang good de-stressing tool for adults. Time to get some colored pencils and get to work!
Psychologist Gloria Martínez Ayala says that the benefits…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm

PornHub’s Times Square Billboard Has Vanished

PornHub’s extraordinarily inoffensive Times Square billboard has been taken down. [Jezebel]
Find out 14 new things about Margaret Atwood. [Buzzfeed]
Read about the scary gender and power…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 9, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Artists Create Stunning Alternate “American Horror Story: Freak Show” Posters

I don’t know about you people, but I can’t wait for  tonight’s season premiere of “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Fresh off the heels of “AHS: Coven,” the folks at…

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