After 20 years performing under his Squarepusher pseudonym, electronic musician Tom Jenkinson is still toying with strange new sounds and audio visual experiments. We spoke to the artist about visuals for his recent gig at the Barbican...Show More Summary
“How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Jared Brock, author of the memoir A YEAR OF LIVING PRAYERFULLY. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared on Motherboard. Nearly two weeks after Grand Theft Auto V landed on PC, people are making good use of its innovative in-game editing tool. Like this, a two-minute video of a massive humpback whale barreling...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — This week, there's a full day of performances from an avant-garde music legend, an outdoor art party in downtown LA, a Mexican artist's first installation in the city, and much more.
Good fortune rains from the sky. A windfall of impeccably rendered silicone GIFs, arranged in a Jenga like tower, plummet to the ground. Original video here. Artist: Paul-Simon. Hat tip: Paul B. Brown.
AIR Los Angeles from Vincent Laforet on Vimeo.Screencaps via Feet dangling from a bulky black helicopter, 10,000' over LA, Vincent LaForet leans forward into the night air to take a snapshot. Narrated by LaForet himself, documentaryShow More Summary
On this week’s art crime blotter: Elton John's glasses stolen from museum, a Basquiat painting disappears in breakup, and a sexy hay bale sculpture offends Aussies.
John: Earlier you mention that you appreciate various media at a similar intensity, that visual art, music and poetry all kind of “blurs together” for you, you say “the idea being giving one’s self permission to do things,” I’m wondering if this line of thinking extends into your performance of these poems (performance in general), […]
You'd be hard-pressed to find a warehouse or nightclub display that can top the bouncing, phosphorescent visuals animator and producer Kim Taylor envisions in the new music video for his self-produced track, "Flore." Surreal animated...Show More Summary
unexpected projects is a collaboration between Jenny Salomon and Jen Stager. In this series, they interview other collaborative teams in the Bay Area to find out what their projects and processes are all about. In Conversation: Chris Evans and Ernest Jolly Jr. Show More Summary
I haven’t known Chris Chen for very long but something that I like to say about him is that he’s a ringer. Well, ok. So I don’t mean that Chris is very tall, or big, or that he’s fraudulently won any athletic competitions recently, or participated in anything even approximating a boxing match that one […]
On this day in 1965 Barbra Streisand starred in the My Name is Barbra special on CBS.
I have to say that I’m consistently unimpressed with most of the “amazing photorealist drawings” that seem to proliferate as click-bait around the web, but the large scale pen drawings of Australian artist CJ Hendry are a notable exception. Hendry takes as her primary subjects fashion items — designer shoes and handbags in particular — […]
“It became important for me to look at my mother as an artist. To recognize and honor her point of view,” says artist LaToya Ruby Frazier about her collaborations with her mother. This gesture—one that upsets traditional notions of who gets to make and who gets to curate art, all while engaging in liberatory art-making […]
Dutch Skies from Guilty on Vimeo. A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands. Wind, rain, hail, and snow are no match for the next-level talent of 17-year-old filmmaker Stef Kwinten. To create his...Show More Summary
How far would you go for tickets to the VIP premiere of Star Wars VII? Probably not as far as these guys. Two Star Wars superfans from the UK have literally raised the bar on fandom by sending their X-Wing toy into near space to ask J.J. Show More Summary
Images courtesy the artists Beautiful murals of an Indian woman riding astride a fierce tiger have cropped up in India over the last six months, with speech bubbles broadcasting positive messages like "Fight violence" into the streets. Show More Summary
Daft Punk don't email just anybody. Luckily for legendary CHIC guitarist and producer, and Random Access Memories collaborator Nile Rodgers, in 2013, when Arte.tv were working on an hour-long documentary on the funk virtuoso, the robot...Show More Summary
One photojournalist was beaten by Baltimore police and another detained on Saturday night during protests in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.