Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
On this day in 1938, the Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounced swing music.
We're coming off Daylight Savings Time, it's getting dark earlier, and there are more grey days ahead. Do you find your motivation flagging as winter sets in? I do--I suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (a bright SAD light helps). Even...
The hotly anticipated new Starz series Flesh and Bone starring Ben Daniels, Irina Dvorovenko, and Sascha Radetsky among others has been converted into a "limited series" with a final ending from its original ongoing series status. Oh dear. One reader...
Dave Grohl likes to flood the zone. Rock-and-roll’s friendliest superstar was at the Smithsonian on Thursday night for a screening of “Sonic Highways,” his new HBO travelogue-rockumentary series about the making of the forthcoming Foo Fighters album. On Friday night — as the second episode of “Sonic Highways” aired on screens nationwide — Grohl was […]
Syria's director general of antiquities and museums will be the recipient of a new prize that recognizes important efforts to preserve cultural heritage.
What did John Frederick Kensett, a 19th-century artist part of the Hudson River School, have in common with Thomas Matteson, a blanket chest-maker from Vermont?
I love to paint. Promote my work? Not so much. The one part I unabashedly enjoy is giving out a show card. Modern times being what they are, I design the card online, upload the images, et voilà, it arrives at my door within the week. I started handing them out today, and it’s as […]
This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary
The Frick Collection's Russell Page–designed garden, planned for destruction as part of the Manhattan museum's expansion project, is one of 11 land-based art pieces announced as under threat this week by the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF).
The Oscar-winning Hollywood comedy "Death Becomes Her" has lent its name to a New York exhibition that reveals nothing was more becoming to a 19th century widow than black crepe. With dozens of dresses, jewelry, hats, accessories and...Show More Summary
Called up to the Engineering corps in 1914, Fernand Léger remained a simple soldier until 1917, when he was hospitalised and discharged. Initially a sapper and then a porter, he was posted to Argonne and Verdun. The exhibition shows the war through the eyes Fernand Léger but also the impact it has had on his work in the early twenties. Show More Summary
Gagosian Paris presents "Le Jardin Décomposé / Decomposed Garden." Comprising more than twenty monumental sculptures and paintings, "Le Jardin Décomposé" evokes an overlapping of city and nature, a place akin to botanist and writer Gilles...Show More Summary
On 24 November 2014 Sotheby?s New York will present the most important collection of Latin American Art ever to appear at auction with A Vision Of Grandeur: Masterworks From The Collection Of Lorenzo H. Zambrano. The prestigious single-owner...Show More Summary
The High Museum of Art presents ?Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection,? a major traveling exhibition organized by the Princeton University Art Museum featuring 50 modern masterworks, many of which are rarely exhibited. Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum has announced winners of its 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. This year's winning photos document all manner of creatures, from a pride of lions in the Serengeti, to a yellow scorpion in the northeast of Spain. The competition recognizes both adult and youth winners and awards the top photo with £10,000 and a trophy. See gallery
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum opened a new exhibition titled Donatello, Michelangelo, Cellini: Sculptors? Drawings from Renaissance Italy, on view from October 23, 2014, through January 19, 2015, in the Museum?s Hostetter Gallery. Show More Summary
This fall, French-Algerian artist Kader Attia will exhibit thirteen new wood sculptures in the Het Huis pavilion at the Middelheim Museum. The sculpture group will be confronted with reinterpreting the monumental open-air work Al Aqsa, containing more than 350 cymbals modelled on the octagonal floor plan of the eponymous mosque in Jerusalem. Show More Summary
The 4th edition of Paris Tableau will take place in the elegant setting of the Palais Brongniart on 13-16 November, and will bring together 26 international Old Master dealers. Each year, Paris Tableau Fair holds a symposium and loan...Show More Summary