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Sonic artist derives captivating "organic electronic" sounds from plants (Video)

Hoping to enhance the relationship between humans and nature, this "sonic artist" is using technology to harvest bio-electric emissions from plants, converting them into beautiful sounds.

Artist Draws Portrait Photos as Anime and Disney-Style Characters

2 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Artist Robert DeJesus accepts photographs from the public and transforms them into these whimsical drawings in the style of anime, Disney and other animated characters. His drawings are done in pencil. Judging from the list of submission guidelines DeJesus has made, he must be getting a lot of requests. Show More Summary

Daniel Kehlmann Q & A

At Guernica Philip Zimmerman has a Q & A with Daniel Kehlmann: Forging the Artist. Kehlmann's novel F recently came out in English (to surprisingly little notice so far), but in this interview he also reveals -- shockingly, to me --Show More Summary

A Macho Macho Woman

Daniel Larkin raves over Eisa Jocson‘s recent performance at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, titled “Macho Dancer,” calling it “gender-bending cognitive dissonance at its artistic best”: Jocson learnt a specialized form of male dancing from Manila’s red light district to develop this piece. “Macho Dancing” is unlike go-go boys in New York. It is […]

Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Tehran-born Hossein Khosrojerdi has enjoyed a more than 30-year career as a prominent visual artist. He represented Iran during its debut at the 2003 Venice Biennale (Iran’s first time participating in the contemporary art event after the Islamic Revolution) and two years prior his...

These dreamlike sculptures are the work of Chinese artist Hu...

These dreamlike sculptures are the work of Chinese artist Hu Shaoming, sculptor and graduate of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. For his city series Shaoming created an awesome transparent blue mechanical seahorse, submerged in water...Show More Summary

Hot Fantastic Fest Trailer: ‘Felt’

EXCLUSIVE: Director and cinematographer Jason Banker follows his 2012 debut Toad Road with Felt, a thriller about a young woman plagued by nightmares who loses herself in an increasingly outrageous artistic project and alter egos to deal with traumas inflicted by the men in her life. Show More Summary

German artist Evelyn Bracklow of La Philie (previously featured...

German artist Evelyn Bracklow of La Philie (previously featured here) has created another awesomely unsettling collection of beautiful vintage porcelain dishes and tableware covered in swarms of tiny hand-painted ants. "Many of the new pieces are part of a unique partnership between the artist, Rijks Museum in the Netherlands, and Etsy. Show More Summary

Jess, Robert Duncan: a collaboration both romantic and artistic

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Collagist Jess and poet Robert Duncan inspired each other and drew a like-minded group in 1950s San Francisco. That circle of creativity is explored in a Pasadena Museum of California Art exhibit. Collagist Jess and poet Robert Duncan inspired each other and drew a like-minded group in 1950s San Francisco. Show More Summary

Year of the Artist, Day 263: Marc Silvestri, Part 2 – Web of Spider-Man #22

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Marc Silvestri, and the issue is Web of Spider-Man #22, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated January 1987. Enjoy! By 1986, you could begin to see the style that Marc Silvestri would perfect […]

Sierra Mist Collaborative Billboard with Five Local Artists ... and Graham Elliot

       Sierra Mist hand-picked five Chicago street artists to create a billboard, while chef Graham Elliot created incredible hors d'oeuvres using the lemon-lime soda as an ingredient. [ more › ]

Take a Glimpse Inside Professor Kanye West’s College Classroom

10 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Kanye West is many things -- rapper, artist, fashion designer, aspiring mogul -- but you likely didn't know he is also a college teacher.

Harman Kardon Partners With Snoop Dogg, Slash and Others to Lament the Downfall of Music in New Documentary

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

Harman Kardon has joined forces with artists, including Slash, Snoop Dogg, and Lianne La Havas, to lament a trend that you usually only hear about when it’s time for someone to market new speakers or headphones. You hear a lot aboutShow More Summary

‘Circle of Abstract Ritual’, A Mesmerizing Experimental Time-Lapse Film About Creation and Destruction

11 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In his experimental short film “Circle of Abstract Ritual,” artist Jeff Frost (see previously) examines creation and destruction through a series of mesmerizing time-lapses. The film includes time-lapse sequences of the 2012 Anaheim riots, wildfires, and beautiful 3D illusion art installations. Show More Summary

Clare Graham sees art where others see junk

12 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's something of a meta twist: an artist's gallery, re-created within a museum and serving as the central art piece of the gallery. But that's in line with much of artist Clare Graham's work.

Hilary Duff Says 'Why Not?' To 'Lizzie McGuire' Reunion, Because This Is What Dreams Are Made Of

Hilary Duff is "coming clean." A decade after her hit Disney show came to an end, the actress, artist and celebrity mom has confirmed to HuffPost Entertainment that she'd be down for a "Lizzie McGuire" reunion. Though our lives are now...Show More Summary

Face Of The Day

Photographer Nicolas Rivals creates portraits out of spinning molten metal: While other artists use pigments to paint, Nicolas Rivals uses light. His work isn’t exactly a painting as it is an photo captured through long exposure then flipped to create a sort of Rorschach image made of light. Nicolas has another series of light paintings […]

Artist Heather Benning Turns an Abandoned Farmhouse into a Life-Sized Dollhouse in Canada

The Dollhouse is a site specific installation by Canadian artist Heather Benning, who likes finding old, run down homes and turning them into giant installations. In 2005, Benning found the two-story farmhouse in Sinclair, Manitoba and then in 2007 during

All My Sims Are Queer, Here, Getting Used To Sims 4

13 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Before I was ready or able to kiss a girl in real life or to reinvent myself as the wild party girl or fierce leader or boho artist — all identities that eventually became a part of my real identity — I could play them out on my computer screen."

“What is this? A center for ants?!” Today the...

“What is this? A center for ants?!” Today the Department of Teeny-weeny Wonders is delighted to share Postcards for Ants, an awesome ongoing project by Cape Town, South Africa-based artist Lorraine Loots. Every day Loot creates one exquisitely detailed and utterly itty-bitty painting. Show More Summary

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