"Patents are enshrined in the U.S. Constitution for a single purpose: to promote the progress of science and useful arts." Alas, when it comes to software, it is difficult to imagine a system worse at this than the current one. Everyone...Show More Summary
The dream of a completely immersive visual experience haunts modern art. The most famous example in painting, Monet’s Waterlilies installation, dedicated in Paris’s Orangerie in 1927, has behind it a rich history of popular entertainment:...Show More Summary
By Pauli Poisuo Published: March 08th, 2014 No other art form can quite match the surprise factor of a truly beautiful statue. There's no equal to the gut-wrenching elation you experience when you unassumingly walk around a corner and find yourself face to face with a well-sculpted, awe-inspir
Art Contrarian looks at the modernists whose art meshed with Fascist Italy.
This week's Martial Arts Fail was going to re-visit Master Wong—the man who warned us that eye pokes would result in our families being murdered. But midway through the week we received a tip from CagePotato contributor Adam Ackerman. When we watched the video he sent us, we knew it had to be this week's Martial Arts Fail.
In the words of Oscar Wilde, “A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.” In other words, there’s really no excuse for a bland room. You have so many options, and these extend beyond simply tacking […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary
Microsoft's latest console is being outpaced by Sony's PlayStation 4. Will an exclusive game from Electronic Arts help the Xbox One close the gap?
The annual Armory Show has kicked off in New York City, showcasing art from around the world, although perhaps still most widely known for its controversial 1917 show, when Marcel Duchamp displayed a repurposed urinal as art and the minds and morals of the art world collectively exploded. More »
The James Carter Organ Trio Flynn Center for the Performing Arts/FlynnSpace Burlington, VT February 22, 2014 There were no Motown tunes among the eclectic mix of material that the James Carter Organ Trio played during their early show at FlynnSpace, but shortly into their set, when the threesome hit...
Artist Hikaru Cho supported by non-governmental organization “Amnesty International” campaigning “My body, my rights,” in which he made a series of unique paintings. Happy viewing! Hikaru Cho, she Chu-san, a sophomore at the University of Tokyo. Last year her work widely reported in the British and international media. With acrylics, Cho uses the human body as its […]
If you’re in London on Sunday 16th March, there’s an amazing stage show at King’s Place about psychosis called Parting. The performance has been created by talented twin sister composers Effy and Litha Efthymiou and, along with folks with first-person experience of psychosis, I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with them during the development of […]
For the founders of the enormously popular email newsletter theSkimm, humility was the key to succeeding at something new. When Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin started curating news startup theSkimm back in 2012, these wide-eyed young news junkies had the odds stacked against them. Show More Summary
Sotheby?s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 14 May 2014 in New York will feature three works from the extensive private collection of Los Angeles philanthropists Jane and Marc Nathanson. The highlight of the group is Ocean Park #20 by Richard Diebenkorn, one of the outstanding examples from the artist?s seminal series (est. Show More Summary
An elderly New Yorker has joined the legal fray over the ownership of artwork found in a Munich apartment that was allegedly looted by the Nazis during World War II. In a complaint filed Wednesday in US district court in Washington,Show More Summary
Etra Fine Art Gallery presents ?The Crossroad? a solo exhibition of new works by Andrea Dasha Reich. ?The Crossroad? will run from March 8, 2014 ? April 8, 2014 with an opening reception Saturday, March 8, from 7:00 ? 10:00 p.m. In this...Show More Summary
The Dallas Museum of Art presents Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, an exhibition drawn exclusively from the Museum?s strong holdings of contemporary art. On view March 8 through July 20, 2014, in the DMA?s iconic...Show More Summary
Zurich Asia, the leading stamp auction house in Asia, will hold from 15-16 March 2014 its next Hong Kong auction at Harbour Plaza Hotel North Point. Over 2,300 lots of philatelic treasures and superb works of art highly coveted by collectors and connoisseurs will be offered. Show More Summary
Emerging from the acrid fumes at a steelworks, artist Liu Bolin inspects the progress of his latest work -- a giant iron fist, poised to punch a hole through modern China. Weighing more than seven tonnes and 3.6 metres (12 feet) tall, the sculpture will go on show in Paris later this month, as Chinese President Xi Jinping visits the country. Show More Summary
Edward Cella Art + Architecture announces Chris Trueman: Beneath the Skin, a solo exhibition featuring new works by the Southern California based painter. In his debut project with ECAA, Trueman explores the coexistence of several competing...Show More Summary
For those seeking an antidote to the Armory madness this weekend, Distant Images, Local Positions, curated by Wafaa Bilal at the Project Space of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, is an edifying alternative.