Artists Stephanie Rothenberg and Dan S. Wang’s Beijing-based Journey West Travel Office is both performance and installation, a blend of “fake real” that explores tourism, mass culture and “the aesthetics of America’s parking lots.”
(via Steve Lambert/kickstarter.com) Quick—what’s the dirtiest word you can think of? The one that makes people the most uncomfortable? The one you wouldn’t dare say at a party for fear you’ll spend the rest of the evening alone in a corner with everyone around you doing their best to pretend you’re not there? Artist Steve […]
Lucky Peach debut issue (mcsweeneys.net/luckypeach) It only takes one look at the cover of the debut issue of Lucky Peach to realize that this isn’t your typical food ‘zine. No glossy photo of an impeccably styled dish here; instead, there’s a dead chicken being held unceremoniously upside down by its feet, its pale, thin, pocky […]
The idea behind “Dear Photograph” is simple: “Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.” But the results are anything but.
New Orleans artist Dave Greber’s video work addresses issues of optical phenomena and universal spirituality. It’s also a hell of a lot of fun to watch.
The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s “Space Program” offers seventeen emerging artists a year’s worth of studio space and a summer show in DUMBO. Here’s a look.
It’s Memorial Day in the USA and we’ve decided to dole out a small thank you present to all our readers and fans in the form of iPad and iPhone wallpapers designed by artist Tim McCool.
In an attempt to answer the age-old question — Is it art or home decor? — I perused the halls of Art Basel Miami to see how galleries are serving the lifestyle needs of the rich and famous.
In the belly of the art market beast, Hrag is wandering Miami in search of the ultimate art fair experience. First up is the landmark Art Basel fair in South Beach.
When a gaggle of Meriden teenagers got together in the early 80’s to form Napalm Death, they weren’t thinking of completely restructuring the DNA of the Song. They weren’t thinking about inventing a new Metal genre, Grindcore. They weren’t thinking about garnering the lifelong support of John Peel. They weren’t thinking about any of these things. They were just bored with the music they were hearing. They wanted to make something faster than Punk. They wanted to kill it, the latest tired beast. Turned out the beast was already out of breath, but that didn’t mean it didn’t need a good clubbing. Overkill never hurt anyone.