Back in December, Susanna and Jenny Hval’s classic Meshes of Voice LP cleaned up in our (sort-of secret) best of 2014 list. Meshes of Voice was a bulletproof pairing of two artists who are undeniably at the top of their game right now. Jenny has a new project about to drop anytime now, while Susanna […]
An artist celebrates 90 with a new survey of work. A New York abstractionist brings key works to Los Angeles. And a downtown gallery looks at the history of an informal L.A. exhibition space. Plus: The wild sculptures and textiles of Austronesian cultures. Here are four shows to see this week:...
Photo by Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports Oh to be in Russia now that April’s there. Let that be the cry of any mixed martial artist seeking true freedom (free as springtime) in these days of onerous regulations and meddling doping agencies. Show More Summary
Artist and director Harmony Korine and pro skater Dee Ostrander have joined forces to design a custom skate deck for Baker Skateboards. The board features original artwork by Korine, based off of one of his multicolored paintings. For more limited edition decks, be sure to check out this collab between Shinola and Natas Kaupas.
"If all your ideas are coming from movies, that can be a problem. An artist has already gone out into the world and compressed a lot of information to create that film."...
This week in art news: a fire gravely damaged New Delhi's National Museum of Natural History, artist Pyotr Pavlensky invited sex workers to testify at his trial, and Anish Kapoor complained that the addition of Carsten Höller's slide to his London tower was "foisted" upon him by London Mayor Boris Johnson.
But museums in the U.S. and U.K. are taking steps to change that.
London-based artist Laura Keeble creates works of stained glass pop art using antique stained glass painstakingly cut from former church windows. Her works to-date include a complete McDonalds Happy Meal, a six-pack of Pepsi cans, Starbucks...Show More Summary
UK illustrator Megamunden’s 112-page coloring book is loaded with 120 of the artist’s unique and intricate designs in outline form so you can color them in yourself. If you dig this, be sure to check out his color-in postcards.
“ENO said the American-born director would take up the position on 1 August, more than a year after the previous director, John Berry, resigned from the job. Daniel Kramer has divided opinion in the past, with some arguing he is one of the most exciting directors of his generation, while others have criticised his directorial […]
LOS ANGELES — YouTube wants the music industry to know it plays fair. A growing backlash from record labels and artists over music streams payouts prompted a column in The Guardian on Thursday by Christophe Muller, YouTube's head...Show More Summary
Artist Naomi Dawson had a wedding to attend, but she couldn't find a card that fit her friends' sense of humor -- so she decided to make one herself. "I couldn't find anything that suited them and their sense of humor, so I decided to design something myself," Dawson, a freelance illustrator in the UK, told The Huffington Post. Show More Summary
Dupont Underground is an art exhibit situated beneath Dupont Circle in Washington. Abandoned for years, the underground space has been given new life by artists in the city who want D.C. to be known around the world as an arts cente...
For the launch of Valentino's Untitled Rockstud pre-fall collection, creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli enlisted the help of performance artist Vanessa Beecroft. Beecroft, who also worked on Tod's latest installation as well as all three seasons of Yeezy, filmed and photographed 25 different men and women at the New York ... More »
The Taco Libre Truck Showdown, Free Yoga, Open Artist Studios, And More Events For April 29-May 1 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Procrastinators, rejoice: There are loads of cheap and easy entertainment options for you this weekend,Show More Summary
N.W.A's MC Ren is still angry at Gene Simmons' negative statements about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducting rap artists. "That dude is real arrogant," the rapper tells Rolling Stone. "It's like, how he's looking at us, how he know that people before him in rock & roll...
by Jen Graves Amelia Bonow & Dorli Rainey, by No Touching Ground at Glass Box Gallery. JG Straight ahead when you walk in the gallery door, you're faced with the life-sized cutout portraits of Amelia Bonow, the young Seattle woman leading...Show More Summary
Fresh from dropping off his recent album, Always Strive and Prosper, A$AP Ferg delivers the official visual for “Line up the Flex.” The track was produced by Play Picasso and features assistance from burgeoning Toronto artist, Tory Lanez. Ferg and Tory both star in the clip, which also notes an appearance from fellow A$AP Mob […]
SAINT PAUL, Minn. —“What happens when five feminist artists lock themselves up in a gallery for 48 hours?” asked the mujeres behind the Twin Cities arts collective Electric Machete Studios, located in the first Latino neighborhood of Minnesota, West St. Paul.
Ed Moses’ 90th birthday dinner, a private party for close friends and family at the William Turner Gallery on Thursday night, was a festive affair -- though one tinged with concern: Moses himself was missing. The artist fell in his living room a few days earlier and injured his leg. His son Andy,...