If you like good tennis and cool murals, then the U.S. Open has an advertising campaign for you. The tournament's organizers are paying an artist to climb up to a billboard each day over the course of the games and piece together a painting based on the event's notable moments and online chatter. Show More Summary
In partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, the Level Hotel Brooklyn welcomes online entry for the Lobby Art Commission.
Artist Olafur Eliasson has launched a new, web-based artwork titled Your uncertain archive. The piece brings together images, sketches, texts, thoughts and ideas by the artist, all displayed in a drifting, engimatic landscape that visitors are invited to explore. CR talks to Eliasson about his thinking behind the work.
As Steve and Brad continue to rave on about the Retro Futura Tour, let's nor forget the female artist on the bill: Katrina Leskanich. Let's also not forget that Katrina & the Waves had more than one Top 40 hit in the ‘80s, even though everyone HAS forgotten …
Le Guess Who?, a four day music festival taking place in Utrecht, The Netherlands on November 20-23, impresses enough as it is. Featured artists include Swans, St. Vincent, Wire, Dr. John, and Savages, among many, many others. Yet the...Show More Summary
There are times when, as a writer, you really want to delve into the realm of Serious Criticism, taking a critical view of works of art in their sociopolitical context and examining their role in both their own fields of artistic endeavor and against a wider backdrop of cultural trends and movements. Show More Summary
Twitter user @belcorno is perhaps best known for his work as a latte artist. We've previously featured his colorful work in that medium. But over the summer, he embarked on a new artistic journey by creating this model of the World War II-era warship Yamato--the largest battleship ever built--using bottles, corks, kite strings, and toothpicks. Show More Summary
On the season premiere of Spike TV"s "Ink Master Rivals," the group of tattoo artists must team up with their sworn enemies. The new season of the tattoo reality series pits rival artists against each other. In a sneak peek of the new...Show More Summary
In today's Urban Planner: Cirque du Soleil's steampunk dream, music in Kensington, and farmers in condo-ville. Ongoing… Art: “Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes“ is a collaborative effort of the AGOShow More Summary
Scribble took the internet by storm when it was announced back in May. Artists, geeks, and tech enthusiasts, yours truly included, were blown away at the premise of having a pen and stylus The post Scribble Pen appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Welcome back from summer hiatus. Oh, how I've missed Andrew Ginzel's list. SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / September 2, 2014 / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Show More Summary
A new show on the work of artist and designer Peggy Angus (1904-93) at Towner in Eastbourne is an exhibition of the woman as much as the work. Full of her prints, patterns, posters and tile designs, it also reveals how her home in East Sussex became a creative hub for many artists...
The Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most photographed women in the world. Now an artist has transformed her to look like a member of one of TV’s most famous families.
It's the starving part of artist that Daniel Francis finds hard to stomach. His hang-dog jeans, cuffed at the ankles to take up the slack, were made for a much weightier man, the one he used to be. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Daniel has...Show More Summary
From Visual News comes this lovely sculptural series called "DREAMS-ark." There's little information available about the artist, Ruilin Wang, or what he's trying to express. But I think that he's tapping into the myth from many cultures that the entire world lies upon the back of a giant animal moving through the ether. Show More Summary
Guardians of the Galaxy had a number of great points, but one of the things that we all noticed from the very first trailer was the fully lived-in universe it created. Concept artist Kev Jenkins provided designs for Morag, Xandar and Knowhere. They're beautiful. Read more...
“In the course of creative endeavors, artists and scientists join fragments of knowledge into a new unity of understanding.” Literature is the original internet — an endless rabbit hole of discoveries, with each citation, footnote, and allusion essentially a “hyperlink” to another text, another idea. Show More Summary
I have a heart for one the most iconic symbols of this country - the monarch butterfly. I've always been fascinated by them and entranced by their beautiful markings and how they metamorphose while being encased in a green jewel chrysalis. Show More Summary
Yarr, if it’s gold you be seeking, to England you should go: a German artist has buried $16,000 worth of gold bullion in the sand of the Outer Harbour beach in Folkestone, which people can come and search for this Thursday as part of the Folkestone Triennial.
Popular St. Louis artist Mary Engelbreit has decided to use the Michael Brown controversy as an opportunity to change her art from “cheery” and “cute” to downright idiotic and offensive in an attempt to gain publicity. Engelbreit posted a new … Continue reading ?