Posts tagged "artists"

10 Great Chicago Street Artists, To Demonstrate That Street Art Isn’t Just Banksy

You know who I’m really bored with? BANKSY. It’s not that he’s done anything wrong, or objectionable, or boring; it’s not that he hasn’t maintained a high quality of work;…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 16, 2015 - 4:00 pm

French Artist Sculpts A 330-Pound Cube Out Of Yves Saint Laurent Lipstick

Leave it to the French to come up with a fresh, creative, avant-garde use for a practical product from one of their most iconic brands: conceptual artist Fabrice Hyber crafted…

Rachel Krause | October 18, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: French Guy Who Buried Himself In A Hole For A Week To Read

Dear French Guy Who Buried Himself In A Hole For A Week,
Sometimes life gets really overwhelming, and I want to just, I don’t know, bury myself in a hole…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 4, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Finding Freedom: Artist Explores The Ocean In Underwater Wheelchair

Sue Austin is a performance and installation artist based in the UK. She has been wheelchair-bound since 1996, and dedicated her artistic work to “finding ways to understand and represent…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 9:40 am

Everything You Hate About Your Friends In Art School, Distilled Into One Viral Video


Artist Charlotte Young knows you find her and her kind a bit insufferable. (Actually, anyone whose CV can be summed up by saying “My dad bought me…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2011 - 4:00 pm

A Cigarette Lighter As Paintbrush

Paris-based artist Olivier Kosta-Théfaine, aka Stak and Olivier Stak, uses only a cigarette lighter to create his ceiling masterpieces. A self-proclaimed suburbanite, he was intrigued by cities while growing up.

Annika Harris | November 30, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Spend The Day Chillaxing On An Artsy Beach Blanket

Here at The Frisky, we’ve talked wearable towels, Gucci towels and recession-defying $500 towels, but here’s another sort of absorbent fabric type to add to the list: Artware Editions has…

Nina Carbone | July 9, 2009 - 4:10 pm

Bravo TV Looking For America’s Next Best … Artist?

In the past few years, Bravo has produced a mixed bag of reality content, gaining credibility with shows like “Project Runway” and “Top Chef” that actually succeeded in mass marketing…

Leonora Epstein | July 3, 2009 - 2:45 pm

You Go Girl: Female Merit Badges

Artist Mary Yeager has created a line of “Female Merit Badges” which resemble Girl Scout Merit Badges, but represent female rites of passage like childbirth, inserting a tampon, breast exams,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 1, 2009 - 5:15 pm

Crave: Pervy Posters Fit For A Child’s Bedroom

Finally someone has found a use for all that nasty and annoying spam that litters your inbox. Artist Janet Nelson takes some of the naughtiest headlines and shows how open…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2008 - 5:00 pm

Crave: Artsy Fartsy T-Shirts For Cheap

The Gap has joined forces with the venerable Whitney Museum to design a line of t-shirts celebrating the Whitney Biennial. The t-shirt above is not from that collection — it’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 13, 2008 - 2:00 pm