Some things in life are more than just “blessed” or “cursed” — they are “blursed,” which is to say, both.
Since a picture of one of his works hit #1 on a NYC subreddit, Rob Anderson has enjoyed a surge of attention for his sunny, colorful art. Hyperallergic talks to him about transitioning from being a shoe salesman to a full-time artist.
Currently, a broad part of online communication consists of people reinterpreting a shared pool of references. There’s no better showcase for this than various subcultures putting their own spins on popular memes.
For 72 hours, Redditors worked together on a million-pixel work that features everything from memes to blocky renditions of van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.”
Navigating the innumerable conversations on Reddit may seem overwhelming, especially if you’re exploring a topic as broad as art, but the key to uncovering gems lies in finding the subreddits that inform, intrigue, or amuse you the most.
Yesterday, The Paris Review did a Reddit AMA, which by now is a reliable station on the digital PR circuit.
Our “Mitt Romney Says He Would Ax Arts Funding If Elected” made it into Reddit’s popular Politics subreddit and the 200+ comments are an interesting insight into the hive mind of a social news network that often ridicules contemporary art.
Yale School of Art may have the reputation of being an institution that turns out future art market-friendly artist gazillionaires, but their website is hurting the eyes of people all over the web.
Recently, a bunch of users on Reddit have been cursing the institution’s jarring — which may be an understatement — website. If you have a few minutes to kill this morning and want to be lost in the hilarity of their reactions be my guest. The page is titled, “I’ll bet Yale’s Art Department has an awesome-looking site! Wait… WHAT?! : WTF