Post image for A Crocheted Phantasmagoria on the Hudson

YONKERS, New York — Blood falls over a compass rose circled slowly by turkey vultures, while in another room a pelican goddess spits out the Milky Way in a celestial swirl of beads and shredded fabric.

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Post image for Bahrain Tortures Award-Winning Photojournalist

Ammar Abdul-Rasool, a Bahraini photographer arrested in July, has been tortured during his continuing detention, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) reported.

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Post image for Recovering the History of Sound in Video Games

The sound of video games has transformed from something seemingly mechanical accenting action to incredibly elaborate acoustic landscapes setting the mood for play. To preserve this history, and show why it’s worth exploring, a new documentary and archive project are underway.

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A rendering of the Level Hotel Brooklyn

In partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council, the Level Hotel Brooklyn welcomes online entry for the Lobby Art Commission.

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Comic

The Art of Posture

by Hallie Bateman on September 2, 2014

Art of Posture comic

Contrary to what the fear-mongering propagandists in modern medicine would have you believe, it truly does not matter how you sit while doing art as long as you get as close to your work as you possibly can.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on September 2, 2014

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This week, New York is back in swing and for the next few weeks you will be inundated with more art events than you can imagine.

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Post image for São Paulo Biennial Removes General Israeli Sponsorship

After registering objections from 61 participating artists that were supported by the entire curatorial delegation of its 31st São Paulo Biennial, the Fundaçao Bienal São Paulo has agreed to “clearly disassociate” Israeli funding from the general sponsorship of the exhibition.

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Post image for Why You Can’t Show Your Tattoos without Permission in Video Games

What are the intellectual property rights of tattoo artists? Video games that depict athletes are testing the limits.

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Comic

Do Comics Matter?

by Lauren Purje on September 1, 2014

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Why am I doing this … ?

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Post image for Life Imitating Art: Grant Wood’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Not sure if this ever raised money for charity.

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