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Preserving the ancient ruins of Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon

last weekArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]Archaeologist Jerry Spangler brought senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown Brown into Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon for a firsthand look at the ancient ruins. As a budding archaeologist in 1989, Jerry Spangler was amazed by whatShow More Summary

This Richard Prince–Inspired T-Shirt Hates Copyright

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Nothing quite says "fuck you" to copyright like a Mickey Mouse–meets–Richard Prince T-shirt.

London Design Festival at the V&A

A look at some of the highlights from the V&A's London Design Festival programme, including graphic mosaics, nightmarish 3D sculptures and a mesmerising experiment with light...

NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual reissue

In 2012, a rare copy of the 1970 New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual was discovered in the basement of Pentagram's New York office – and, page by page, the whole thing was documented online at thestandardsmanual.com. Now, it is to be republished as a book – which you can pledge to buy via a Kickstarter page set up to raise funding for its production...

Thursday Links: Richard Prince Must be the Luckiest Man on the Planet

2 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_68796" align="aligncenter" width="613"] An artist's view of M60-UCD1 black hole. Via: NASA, ESA, STScI-RCC14-41a[/caption] This artist rendering of a black hole in a dwarf galaxy is amazing. [NASA Instagram via:...Show More Summary

Refuge runs stunt ad during Loose Women

Refuge, the UK domestic violence charity, yesterday ran a clever stunt campaign during an episode of ITV daytime chat show Loose Women...

What’s the story with your product?

The difference between writing a joke and writing a story is the same as the difference between creating a product… Read more… You're reading What’s the story with your product?, a post from the Intercom Blog. Intercom is the easiest way to see and talk to your users. Show More Summary

Yes or No: the visual battleground in Scotland's referendum

In the run up to Scotland's referendum both the 'Yes' and 'No' campaigns have unleashed a groundswell of support that has seen posters, signs and graphics taking over the country in an act of political engagement not seen for some years. With voting finally taking place tomorrow, we look at the significance of the visual imagery that has represented the two campaigns...

Weekly Roundup

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Cao Fei finds inspiration in film noir, Mary Reid Kelley continues to explore the Minotaur, Do-Ho Suh to sign books in Austin, and more in this week's roundup of ART21-featured artists.

Ben Jones illustrates a beautiful new edition of A Clockwork Orange, published by The Folio Society

The Folio Society has released a new version of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, which features a newly commissioned introduction by Irvine Welsh and some exquisite illustrations by Ben Jones...

Two Weeks Into Performance, Columbia Student Discusses the Weight of her Mattress

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last Friday afternoon, nearly 100 students rallied at Columbia University to protest the school's policy on sexual assault. They held signs, wore red tape over their mouths, and brought mattresses — almost a dozen, some of which had messages written on them in red tape.

Booklet Essentials: Page Counts and Binding

What You'll Be Creating Booklets are an extremely versatile print design thanks to their size, format and ease of use. You've more than likely run across booklets when skimming through a playbill at your local theater or a retail catalog in the mail. Show More Summary

Mean green flying machines: the hummingbirds are here!

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

What was that high pitched chirping and flash of iridescent green that just whizzed past at lightning speed? You just got buzzed by a hummingbird! The fall migration is passing through Houston, and these feisty little birds seem to be … Continue reading ?

The Walker Curates the News 09.16.14

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Artists Sam Durant, Anselm Kiefer, Nick Cave, Cindy Sherman, and more in this week's roundup from the Walker.

Turning negative space into a plea for environmental respect

2 weeks agoArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]Pat Brentano cuts paper silhouettes of birds and trees to remind people to respect the environment. Video by Eric Schultz and Joe Conlon for State of the Arts NJ, a co-production of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts...Show More Summary

The dark side of the moon

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

After viewing Stefan Herheim’s production of Rusalka, I’ve got a new category: "regie slick."

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