The Brazilian artist practices an erasure poetry upon textiles and assembles the results into evocative, semi-sculptural configurations.
An Instagrammer Points Out The Nanny’s Taste for Modern Art
An Instagram account connects contemporary art to the outfits of Fran Fine in The Nanny.
Kitschy Iconography Pulled from the Depths of Pop Culture
Delano Dunn caps off his Project for Empty Space residency with the multi-layered, mixed-media exhibition, Dreams of Fire and Starshine filled with delightfully saccharine, pulpy, images of smashed and smelted pop culture data.
Lady Gaga’s Artflop
The New York Post has this take on Lady Gaga’s flailing album Artpop, which is “on track to lose $25 million for her label, Interscope, prompting rumors of imminent layoffs.”
Deconstructing Barbie’s Disproportion
The blogosphere and the mainstream media have exploded this week over the story of artist Nickolay Lamm, who used 3-D modeling and Photoshop to create a “normal”-looking Barbie. But lest we forget, the fact of Barbie’s ridiculous proportions is not news.
American Pop Culture Meets… Everyone Else
LOS ANGELES — I’m not a fan of the word “Third World” (third world to what?) but I am a fan of pop culture, and I’m fascinated by how American pop culture has intersected with all sorts of countries, rich and poor alike. So when I stumbled across a new tumblelog called Pop Culture and the Third World, I had to click on it.
A Short But Succinct Survey of the Current Hand Turkey Stratosphere
Hand turkey. You know you’ve made one. And if you haven’t, well, perhaps it’s time you did.
World’s Most Syndicated Cartoonist Dies
Anyone who loves the funny pages will know the work of Bill Keane, who is best remembered for Family Circus, a long running cartoon series that celebrated family life and inspired many spoofs that were equally funny (even if some were much more demented, like Dysfuntional Family Circus, or really philosophical, like Nietzsche Family Circus). Sadly, Keane died yesterday in his home in Phoenix, Arizona.