A new exhibition showcases the work of artists who are inspired by the visual cacophony of the web. Before the dawn of the Internet, it was unlikely you'd ever find yourself confronted in one instant with an animated spinning ballerina, disturbing disaster photos, Goldie Hawn's Botox-injected visage, and a video of a hedgehog taking a bath. Show More Summary
Here is one of them.
The 24th annual Tibet Benefit Concert will take place at New York's Carnegie Hall on Tuesday evening, for which the concert's artistic director Philip Glass has lined up a one-time, live collaboration between New Order and Iggy Pop.
If you've ever felt your daily routine was like being stuck on a hamster wheel, then spare a thought for architectural artists Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder. The pair actually did live in a "home" shaped like an oversized hamster wheel...Show More Summary
Taylor Swift may have gone home without any Grammy wins this year, but the singer is still the best paid. Billboard just released its annual list of highest-paid musicians. T he 24-year-old artist tops the list for the second year in a row by bringing in nearly $40 million. Show More Summary
Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Matt Wagner, and the issue is Grendel: Behold the Devil #2, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated December 2007. Enjoy! As far as I can tell, Behold the Devil is the last […]
Converse released this year’s “Three Artists, One Track” today, their ninth installment in what has become the musical equivalent of Groundhog Day: the track that answers the question of when summer is coming, and what it sounds like. This year’s collab, “Hero,” features two members of The Clash (Paul Simonon and Mick Jones), producer Diplo [...]
With a string of hits matched by only a handful of artists, Luke Bryan is clearly one of Country Music's top stars. Will "Play It Agian" help keep the Platinum-selling reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year in the penthouse? Let's find out here!
MIAMI (Reuters) - Protesters marched into the offices of the state attorney for Miami-Dade County on Monday after the disclosure that the medical examiner investigating the fatal Tasing of an 18-year-old graffiti artist last summer concluded the death...
The city of Houston might lose a 45-year-old artistic landmark. Dubbed “The Art Barn,” the corrugated metal building at Rice University was constructed by legendary arts patrons John and Dominique de Menil over 10 short weeks in 1969 to house the MoMA exhibition Machine: As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age. A twin “Media Barn” was also built.
Musician Neil Young is gearing up to announce PonoMusic, a new service aimed toward audiophiles who want the best possible sound. Young is expected to unveil the service, alongside an iPod competitor called PonoPlayer, tomorrow at SXSW. Show More Summary
This weekend, tattoo artists and enthusiasts from around the world convened at the Roseland Ballroom for the 17th annual New York City Tattoo Convention. Body-art aficionados showed off colorful sleeves and inked-up torsos to compete for Best Tattoo in a variety of categories, including Best Tattoo of the day (awarded... More »
Carel Fabritius, The Goldfinch, 1654via Idle Speculations This painting inspired the best selling novel The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. Idle Speculations has an interesting piece about the painting, the novel, the artist, goldfinches trained in captivity in the 1600s, and a Scriptural reflection. Click through the link above to read it.
Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Linda Park is currently appearing in The Antaeus Company‘s play Top Girls. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Armin Shimerman and his wife Kitty Swink are associate artistic directors and board members of The Antaeus Company. Top Girls, written by Caryl Churchill, is the story of what happens when “politics get personal in […]
Saturdays NYC give us a look at their Summer 2014 collection lookbook. They produce a few new prints this season such as grid polka dots and twin stripes, designed in collaboration with artist Gordon Harrison Hull. The brand’s new shirts,… Artist Gordon Harrison Hull for Saturdays NYC Summer 2014 is a post by Luke Allard on Selectism.
Artist Juan Ortiz designs shirts for every episode of 'Star Trek: The Original Series.'
Artist Rafael Albuquerque discusses "American Vampire: Second Cycle," Rose's situation when the series opens and Skinner Sweet's similarity to the Joker.
It still might be too early to call it a trend, but between Zak Smith’s illustrations for each age of Gravity’s Rainbow and Matt Kish’s renderings of scenes from Moby-Dick and Heart of Darkness, the practice of artists reinterpreting...Show More Summary
A couple weeks ago we featured necklaces with scented miniature food pendants and now we’ve found the perfect rings to match. Danvers, MA-based artist Casey the Crafter uses polymer clay to make each of these realistic and beautifully detailed food-themed rings by hand. Show More Summary
You remember Mistah Metro and the case of the tattooed dog from Thursday. It was a wild story: Mistah (aka Alex Avgerakis), a hotshot Brooklyn tattoo artist, went to work on his dog when she was out cold from spleen surgery. His said his vet let him do it. Show More Summary