This year has had its fair share of disasters for the cultural community.
Here’s to an artful 2014.
Today, after 12 years, Michael Bloomberg will leave his post as the mayor of New York City. He’s left us two gifts: a ban on e-cigs and an official portrait.
Obviously, this list needs to go to 11.
Banksy’s month-long New York residency might as well have been entitled, ‘The Banksy rehabilitation program.’ In coming to New York, the artist wasn’t simply courting a new American audience. He sought to rehabilitate his image with his former fans — Brits like me — whose interest tapered off long ago.
Happy new year, dear readers — here’s to another year of art!
Some photographs are best left to be discovered decades after they were first exposed. Much like the work of Vivian Maier — whose images were found years after she said her goodbyes — a recent finding of 22 undeveloped cellulose nitrate negatives from a 1914-1917 Antarctic expedition reignites our wonder at the opportunity to glimpse a past thought lost.
A work on view in Socrates Sculpture Park’s Emerging Artist Fellowship exhibition has been surrounded by a tall wood fence after some Queens residents complained that it was lewd and inappropriate, the New York Times reports.
A new study analyzing 3.9 million English-speaking Facebook users has concluded that 71% of status updates are “self-censored” — that is, modified prior to posting.
Antiques Roadshow has done it again! The British TV program has uncovered an exceptional art find: an original portrait by Anthony van Dyck.
CHICAGO — The race for selfie king is on. James Franco’s piece in the New York Times now rivals Benny Winfield Jr.’s interview in VICE. But there are multiple selfie kings, not just one.
Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a poem by B.J. Love for for the latest in a monthly series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.