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Etsy Spotlight: A Lovey Dovey Print For The Bedroom

Hugs and kisses. X and O. All wrapped up in a charming little brush stroke print. Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or a tic-tac-toe enthusiast (or both!), this would be…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 20, 2014 - 11:00 am

Banksy’s Latest Takes Aim At Cellphone Addiction

Banksy’s latest work sure hits close to home, doesn’t it? The painting was posted to the artist’s website on Monday, and then the original was finally found by a number…

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

These Popsicle Stick Jokes Are Really Depressing

Portland advertising mavens Jason Kreher and Matt Moore wanted to explore the dark subjects that make people laugh, and more specifically, “take something innocent and make it profane.”

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 12, 2014 - 9:00 am

What Art Can Learn From Porn

A few months ago, I caught wind of a bit of media flak surrounding the 2013 film Blue is the Warmest Color, a lesbian love story based on the novel by…

Huffington Post Weird News | April 6, 2014 - 11:30 am

Mindf**k: Artist Updates Vintage Ads With Modern Day Celebrities

For the past year, Paris-based art director David Redon has been contributing a few hours a week to a unique hobby: Photoshopping modern celebrities into vintage advertisements. “I like the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Home Inspiration: 20 Gorgeous Gallery Walls

One of the things I’m most excited about in regards to owning my own home is that I can put as many poorly planned nail holes in the wall as…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

Artist Creates Fembot That Dances To “Blurred Lines” And It’s Exactly As Creepy As You’d Expect

Artist Jordan Wolfson seemingly tapped into the deepest fears of my childhood when he created this dancing doll, which is currently on display at NYC’s David Zwirner Art Gallery. The…

Ami Angelowicz | March 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Millie Brown, “Vomit Artist” Who Barfed On Lady Gaga At SXSW, Says She Was Inspiring Viewers “To Question The Concept Of Classic Beauty & Femininity”

“[Lady Gaga is] the first person I’ve brought directly into a performance. Other artists have wanted me to vomit on them but I said no! I chose her because I…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Photographer Creates Gorgeous Images To Document His Love Of Reading

I’ve been in such a hibernating, antisocial bookworm mode lately that I barely leave my bed except when it’s absolutely necessary. These days (at least until the weather warms up),…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 10, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Etsy Spotlight: The Most Delicious Kind Of Still Life

Scientific studies have shown that looking at original art activates the rewards system in your brain. My personal studies have shown that eating a donut does too. So I can…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Tired Of People Asking When You’re Going To Get Married And Have Kids? Get A Mannequin Family!

In a move I can only call brilliant, Starz Entertainment Group art director Suzanne Heintz shunned the traditional marriage and family life in favor of something far more unconventional. For…

Ami Angelowicz | March 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Creeptastic “American Horror Story: Coven” Fan Art Worth Framing

“American Horror Story: Coven” has been over for a few weeks now, but our love for Fiona, Myrtle, Cordelia and the rest of the witch gang is forever. So, imagine…

Katie Oldenburg | February 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm

These Book Sculptures Give Pages A Life Of Their Own

I know some of my fellow bibliophiles balk at the idea of cutting pages, but I have a real soft spot for book art. What I love most about these…

The Mary Sue | February 24, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Watch A Cake Artist Recreate Michelangelo’s “The Creation Of Adam” With Frosting, Marshmallows, And Sprinkles

This week marked the 450th anniversary of the death of Michelangelo. Cake artist Michelle Wibowo commemorated the occasion in a very, ahem, sweet way, by recreating his masterpiece, “The Creation…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 23, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Feminist Graffiti Is The Best Kind Of Graffiti

Street artist Starchild Stela is not your run-of-the-mill graffiti enthusiast. She’s using her can of spraypaint to make feminist statements and “spread out radical cute culture.” This “Cats Against Catcalls”

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 16, 2014 - 11:00 am

You Can Have Carrie Bradshaw’s Shoes! (Sort Of)

Let’s be real: the only way you could afford even one pair of Carrie Bradshaw’s shoes is if you skipped out on rent for the month. But what if…

Jessica Wakeman | February 12, 2014 - 5:00 pm

This Naked Man Sculpture Is Creeping Wellesley Students The Hell Out (And We Can See Why)

Upon first glance, you might mistake this sculpture for a naked man trying to foist unwanted physical contact upon an unsuspecting woman. It could be a trigger for anyone who

Ami Angelowicz | February 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Photographer Creates An Entirely New Kind Of Wedding Album

Who needs a guestbook when you have artistic portraits of all your wedding guests? That’s what film director Suzi Yoonessi and her fiancé Spencer Crossland were wondering as they planned…

Ami Angelowicz | February 4, 2014 - 3:00 pm

On Woody Allen, My Father & Darkness

(Trigger Warning: Discussion of incest and childhood sexual abuse.)

The greatest gift my father gave me was a passion for art. As a pianist and composer with a…

Anonymous | February 3, 2014 - 9:00 am

This Woman Pukes Colored Soy Milk On Canvas And Calls It Art

My mom is an artist — a painter, specifically, though she works with other mediums — and a talented one at that, so whenever I encounter a news story about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2014 - 1:40 pm
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