Skin from the thigh of an unfortunate Philadelphia woman felled by a parasitic infection delicately lines the spines of three books in the Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Last week, Playboy announced it will forgo naked ladies on its pages come March 2016.
This week in art news: a photo of the iceberg believed to have sunk the Titanic headed for auction, the mystery behind an intriguing new emoji was solved, and a blockbuster exhibition marking Hieronymus Bosch’s 500th birthday was announced.
Today is a good day. Not just because it’s Friday, but because the very first episode of the very first season of Bob Ross’s The Joy of Painting is now online.
After three decades of construction, Alberto Burri’s monumental land art installation “Grande Cretto” has finally opened to the public, The Art Newspaper reports.
The current exhibition at Canada Gallery, A Fall of Corners by Samara Golden, leads the viewer up to the threshold and almost across into an enticing, dreamlike, and slightly askew dimension.
A city in Ukraine has gone over to the dark side.
Flickering light and faint sounds of chanting accompany the Rubin Museum of Art’s expanded Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room, where visitors to the Chelsea museum can pause in a space of contemplation.
MEXICO CITY — Chocolate is very versatile.
The clash of cheery colors with destructive scenes gives this artist’s images a subversive, dissonant power.
“Josh Smith: Sculpture” is how the sign reads. Yet behind it is a conservatively installed exhibition of drawings, conventionally framed and tastefully spaced on Luhring Augustine’s neutral white walls.
Number of surviving copies of the misprinted 1631 “Sinners’ Bible” that demanded “Thou shalt commit adultery” = 10