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Artist Turns Abandoned Detroit Homes Into Colorful Art Installations

Detroit artist Tyree Guyton had seen his beloved McDougall-Hall neighborhood transform into a poverty-stricken, crime-ridden ghost town, full of abandoned houses, garbage, and broken windows. Looking to bring a dose…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 20, 2013 - 3:40 pm

George W. Bush Actually Painted A Halfway Decent Portrait Of Jay Leno

Former bumbling president/current amateur artist George W. Bush has expanded his painting repetoire since we last checked in with him. No longer is Dubya painting creepy portraits of himself in…

Jessica Wakeman | November 20, 2013 - 11:20 am

Study: No, That Art Degree Does NOT Mean You’ll Be Poor Forever

With the economy in such a dismal state, mocking people with art degrees has practically become a national pastime. After all, it gives everyone else a way to feel smug…

Claire Hannum | November 18, 2013 - 9:40 am

Artist Creates Real-Life Versions Of Kids’ Drawings Of Their Grandparents

Yoni Lefevre was tired of the way elderly people were viewed as frail, weak, and boring in society and the media, so The Netherlands-based designer came up with a way…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 15, 2013 - 6:00 pm

A Glimpse Inside The Not-So-Perfect World Of Barbie And Ken

“In The Doll House,” a new photo series by Dina Goldstein, gives us a peek inside Barbie’s Dreamhouse, where things are not always as they seem:
‘In the doll…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 12, 2013 - 5:30 pm

The Most Offensive Painting Ever Created?

As unforgettable yet controversial images go, it’s hard to top the one made by artist Cedric Chambers. His painting, “The Prophet,” shows Darth Vader carrying Jesus Christ with the smoldering…

Huffington Post Weird News | November 9, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Artist Turns Real-Life Female Role Models Into Disney Princesses

When artist David Trumble saw the sexy makeover Disney had given “Brave” Princess Merida, he was as appalled as we were, and he decided to use his artistic skills to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 5, 2013 - 9:20 am

Girl Talk: So A Perfectionist Walks Into An Abstract Painting Class…

“Don’t be afraid of the white canvas.”

I’m sitting in the Nashville community art center for my first art class in almost a decade. My art teacher is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 31, 2013 - 12:00 pm

It’s Official: Cat Painting Contest Will Be The Most Brooklyn Thing Ever

Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Contortionists And Public Places Is A Strange And Delightful Combination

A conceptual art group called “Bodies in Urban Spaces” have taken their unique form of contortionist street art to Paris, Seoul, and New York, but their recent demonstrations in Bangor,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 26, 2013 - 10:00 am

“Performance Art” Is Now A Gay College Student Having Anal Sex In An Art Gallery

There’s a stigma around virginity, so gay college student Clayton Pettet, 19, is doing his part by having anal sex inside an art gallery in front of a live audience…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Milk Does A Wardrobe Good

No optical illusion here. These models are really wearing nothing but milk. Photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz, who specializes in working with liquids, created this Milky Pin-Ups photo series by pouring pint…

Ami Angelowicz | October 19, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Here’s What Happens When You Make An OKCupid Profile That’s Actually Honest

Let’s be real, honesty terrifies people — probably more than almost anything else. We like to fill our social interactions with surface-level conversations about how we’re “doing just fine” and…

Claire Hannum | October 16, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Artist Endia Beal Photographs “Black Hairstyles” On White Women

Check out these photos by artist Endia Beal, who got white women to get so-called “Black hairstyles” and then pose for portraits in a series called “Can I Touch…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Photographer Takes Portraits Of Men Moments After They Catcall Her; The Results Are Mesmerizing

After moving to Philadelphia from Fort Collins, Colorado, artist Hannah Price started experiencing street harassment for the first time, and she came up with a novel way to respond to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: How To Buy Art When You’re Not Rich

If you’re a twenty- or thirty-something, “start an art collection” probably ranks somewhere between “buy a French winery” and “become a Bond villain” on your list of cool-but-unrealistic life goals.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 1, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Drawing On Cats Is the Best Idea Instagram Has Ever Seen

Fellow cat fanatics, gather ’round: The Best Thing In The World has happened. If you didn’t already think the cats on your Instagram feed were cute enough, wait until you…

Claire Hannum | September 22, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Beyoncé & Jay Z Pose For Carter Family Portraits … Well, Not Really

Hahaha, this Tumblr that Photoshops Jay Z, Beyoncé and their friends’ faces onto great works of art is my everything. Botticelli might be rolling over in his grave, but…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Watch What Happens When Women Read And Masturbate At The Same Time

In photographer Clayton Cubitt’s new project, Hysterical Literature, he films women sitting at a table while reading their favorite book. You might be wondering, What’s “hysterical” about that? Here’s what:…

Ami Angelowicz | September 15, 2013 - 10:00 am

Disney Princesses Dressed As Their Princes

Godohelp on DeviantArt has reimagined a number of Disney princesses if they were wearing neatly tailored versions of their male counterparts’ most iconic costumes. I’ve never seen so many pants…

The Mary Sue | September 14, 2013 - 9:30 am
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