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You Can Do It With Your Eyes Closed

2 weeks agoArts : Art21 Blog

Through his experiential projects, artist Carmen Papalia, who is legally blind, explores issues of access in public space and arts institutions.

Twin Peaks: titles of the strangest type

Twenty six years after it first aired on television, David Lynch and Mark Frost's Twin Peaks is to return to screens in 2016. A video announcement enthralled Twitter earlier today, with many welcoming the return of the show's puzzling plotlines, surreal characters and haunting soundtrack. Show More Summary

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Live From Grand Rapids!

2 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Cancel whatever you’re doing at 7 PM tonight, readers. Paddy Johnson will be critiquing the finalists of ArtPrize, in the 3D and time-based categories. (Peruse the finalists here). The stakes are high; we expect some animated debateShow More Summary

From the reader #25

Deiter Steffmann's type collection of Blackletter is free to download.

Unemployment as Artwork

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

WASHINGTON, DC — In a tiny storefront in DC’s Shaw neighborhood, Paul Shortt grimaces as his gray dress pants rip along the seams. They’re clearly inadequate for his large, bearlike figure, but he loops a belt through and leaves the pants unbuttoned.

David Lynch Returns to His Roots in Philadelphia’s Urban Decay

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

PHILADELPHIA — Before summoning unsettling images of horror out of the American everyday on film, David Lynch was a visual art student at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

In 20 Minutes, with 20 Cables, Learn to Get Started with Modular Synths [Video]

Modular aficionados are fond of describing the potential of their boxes full of wires as unlimited, endless. That might well raise the question – where do you actually start? Schneidersladen, the unofficial headquarters for European lovers of Euroracks hidden away above a grocery store, has an intro course. Show More Summary

A Concussive Experiment in Metal Noise

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Jamie Stewart, of the band Xiu Xiu, describes how he and artist Danh V? started to collaborate as "amorphous," with V? having incorporated some of Stewart's lyrics from "Fabulous Muscles" into his visual art.

Has Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia Grown Out of Touch?

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

You might say that Antoni Gaudí was an architect of the cloth. From 1883 until his death in 1926, the Catalonian master oversaw the construction of the Roman Catholic basilica Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spa...

Martin Scorsese Celebrates a New York Literary Institution

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The 50 Year Argument, Martin Scorsese’s new documentary about The New York Review of Books, uses the same opening-sequence footage as another film about life in the Big Apple: West Side Story.

Copyright, Publishing Contract Clauses, Image Use And Avoiding Getting Sued With Helen Sedwick

There are questions that come up over and over again in the self-publishing world: What does copyright even mean? How do I write about real people and not get sued? How can I protect against piracy? Today, I interview lawyer Helen Sedwick about these and many other legal issues. In the intro, I talk about […]

Motion Graphics by murAta Yuzi

It has been quite some time since I posted about motion graphics. I have had the recent chance to work with some motion designers and it's amazing to see the things that they can do. I am trying to learn some new things but for me the problem is still getting the timing right. Show More Summary

Amore e Piombo: The Photography of extremes in 1970s Italy

Enter a tumultuous era with this unparalleled collection of photographs made by a group of photographers working for the Rome-based agency Team Editorial Services. The press photographers constantly shifted between battling film stars at play and the reality of near civil war unfolding on the streets. Show More Summary

Sa virtu m’atire

2 weeks agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1568, the Earl of Moray produced the Casket letters of Mary, Queen of Scots at a conference in York, headed by Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk.

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