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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget:...Show More Summary
Tornabuoni Art is presenting an exhibition dedicated to the Italian artist, Alberto Biasi. Organized in close collaboration with the artist, this is his ?rst solo show with Tornabuoni Art Paris, centered on the important role he played and continues to play today in Kinetic art. Show More Summary
I’ve been posting individual caricatures from my book The Mad Art of Caricature! the last few months on Instagram and on my Twitter feed, but they don’t show up here on the blog. Usually it’s a sketch a day, either an original or a golden oldie. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or Twitter, […]
Walking through In the Studio: Photographs, a three-part show organized by Peter Galassi, former Chief Curator of Photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art, and spread over several floors of the Gagosian empire on Madison Avenue,...Show More Summary
It’s the traditional, old school and almost forgotten methods of craftsmanship that always impress me the most. This video shows how traditional wooden skis are made in Norway and you get to see the entire process, the carving, shaving, shaping, bending and even the making of bindings from wood. More »
BALTIMORE – Not 15 minutes into his show, Bill Cosby found himself being jeered by several protesters in the balcony of the Modell Performing Arts Center. They demanded he respond to the more than two dozen women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them. Cosby’s fans were quick to shout back. “Shut up!” Cosby, […]
The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga hosts Adel Abdessemed?s first solo exhibition at a Spanish museum. In the show curated by Fernando Francés, which the Algerian-born French artist has entitled Palace, three large-format sculptures, Le Vase abominable, and a small one featuring a stuffed pigeon will occupy the museum?s central gallery. Show More Summary
“Void,” by Julian Callos—Acrylic and gouache on Rives BFK mounted on panel. 11.75 x 11.75? $850 You know the city's gone Comicon crazy when even the high-end galleries are talking in bubbles and panels. Roq La Rue joins the geek parade with One Page, A Comics Show, a three-day-only exhibit curated by Robbie Lowery. Show More Summary
Installation shot "Of Things Soothsaid and Spoken", paintings by Yevgeniya Baras, is the current show at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects. Baras makes paintings that disrupt expectations of format and stretch the bounds of what a painting...Show More Summary
An exhibit opening Sunday at New York's Museum of Modern Art is designed to shine new light on the work and influence of architect Lina Bo Bardi.
Gallery1988?s latest show takes on “Mass Hysteria”, and has resulted in a series of horror pieces from 100% Soft (Truck Torrence). 100% Soft, who is one of many to partake in the new themed gallery, included his favorite crowd scenes from pop culture – movies, tv, music, etc. Check out his absolutely remarkable prints inspired […]
British comedian Simon Amstell will be back in the US next month with his new show To Be Free where he explores "freedom, joy, love, death, adventure, art, peace, sex, regret, success, eating, suffering, dreaming, healing, forgiving and everything...
This post originally appeared on Strong Language, a sweary blog about swearing. Show, don’t tell goes the writer’s refrain. It can apply to cursing, too, but doesn’t tend to in contemporary prose. Swearwords pepper modern novels, not least in genres like detective fiction where they lend color and authenticity to hard-boiled dialogue. Show More Summary
The president called the show "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades." Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.
The Folio Society is doing a gorgeous new edition of Frank Herbert's Dune, and we were excited to show you the front cover a while back. But just wait until you get a load of the interior art, also created by artist extraordinaire Sam Weber. [Warning: One picture might be NSFW.] Read more...
The major story of this network television season has been diversity. The biggest hits of the year—the only hits, really—have been shows starring black actors, namely ABC’s Black-ish and How to Get Away With Murder and, most recently, Fox’s Empire, the ratings for which are currently flouting the rule that what goes up must come down. Show More Summary
The Tell-Tale Heart is a group exhibition co-hosted by K11 Art Foundation, Pilar Corrias Gallery (London) and Leo Xu Projects (Shanghai). The show features recent and commissioned new works from a lineup of internationally acclaimed artists: aaajiao, Ian Cheng, Cheng Ran, Guo Hongwei, Koo Jeong A, Ken Okiishi, and Rirkrit Tiravanija. Show More Summary
Barack Obama called HBO series The Wire "one of the greatest pieces of art in the last couple of decades" in an interview with the show's creator that was released today at the Bipartisan Summit for Criminal Justice Reform. The Wire chronicled the effects of the drug war as it was waged on the streets of Baltimore in the early 2000s, detailing […]
President Barack Obama recently sat down with the creator of one of his favorite television shows, "The Wire." And in addition to praising the five-season HBO series -- which he called one of the greatest pieces of art in the past couple...Show More Summary