The latest episode of the Simpsons pokes fun at the parodical Museum of Generational Wealth.
Some exciting things to stream right now include a half-hour monologue on masculinity and abuse, a look at the difficulties of building public housing, and a survey of all the weird and wonderful Simpsons fan creations.
In the latest episode of The Simpsons, the family takes a trip to “Prada Marfa” and responds to the site-specific art project in signature ways.
The grandfather figure of California conceptual art recently turned up in a Springfield art gallery for a cameo on the beloved cartoon.
During a visit to Moe’s Tavern in a 1993 episode of The Simpsons, a character based on Yoko Ono famously ordered “a single plum, floating in perfume, served in a man’s hat.”
Last night The Simpsons joined in with a two-second tribute that cast the family’s eternal baby, Maggie, in the a hybrid role that combined Marianne, the national symbol of the French Republic, and Cosette from Les Misérables.
If real-life Jane Does and Joe Schmoes have been known to discover valuable paintings at flea markets, why not Marge and Homer Simpson?
This week’s Simpsons episode contains a minute-and-a-half long homage to the retiring Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli.
Which television family do you prefer: the Jetsons or the Simpsons? If you picked the former, you will certainly enjoy this visit to the future past, when sci-fi-esque advertisements provided a vision of the then-future, which is now a part of our present reality.
CHICAGO — Kirk Crippens’s photographic series Portraitlandia is a visual manifestation of that surreal moment when quotidian life, a hit television show, and a curious photographer converge.
Even if illustrator-cum-post-modern-artist Norman Rockwell initially titled his iconic work about Thanksgiving, “Freedom From Want“ and never mind that it was published in March 1943, the painting has come to exemplify the picture-perfect American Thanksgiving according to the dominant narrative of American culture.
Many of the individuals in Rockwell’s scene were real-life Vermonters who lived in Rockwell’s town, but what’s more inspiring about this work is the mocking, funny, sweet, and corny parodies it has inspired — many of which I have collected for you.
Establishment iconoclast Banksy just took his next step into the mainstream. The street artist, known for his pranks that stretch from painted urban walls to film, has directed the opening sequence for The Simpsons television show.
The animation is an interesting vehicle for Banksy given its massive reach, the TV equivalent of a well-placed wall tag; it’ll reach millions of viewers for sure. The question is, what can viewers take away from Banksy’s latest work?