The master of the cat meme, Scott Chasse has a knack for paring down his imagery into their bare bones, so much so that they transform into glyphs or signs that are both familiar and alien in their message.
So Many Emotions and Gay Love Cliches
Artist Jennifer Chan is masterful at remixing images and video clips from pop culture, overlaying text with a ’90s special-effects aesthetic and often setting the carefully coordinated pieces to catchy pop songs.
A Clickhole into Conceptual Video Art
Clickhole, the Onion’s clickbait-parodying spin-off, is producing some of the best video art on the internet.
The Anxiety of Fitting In as an Artist
In Harold Bloom’s The Anxiety of Influence (1973), the writer discusses the historical pull of precedents for poets and other artists.
Bolshoi Ballerina Performs ‘Dying Swan’ at 61
I first saw a video of Maya Plisetskaya dancing when she died early last month.
Carolee Schneemann REALLY Loves Her Cat
There’s loving your cat, and then there’s loving your cat.
How Frieze Art Fair Is Like a Dead Doughnut
Many criticisms have been leveled at art fairs.
Lucian Freud, on His Last Day of Painting
This video allegedly records Lucian Freud’s last day of painting: July 3, 2011, roughly two weeks before he died at age 88.
Colorizing the Lumière Brothers’ Cinematograph
In 1895, brothers Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas and Louis Jean Lumière patented their cinematograph — a hand-cranked motion-picture camera inside a wooden box that weighed 16 pounds — and shot their first film on it, of workers leaving the Lumière factory.
Louise Bourgeois Peels a Tangerine
After family dinners, Louise Bourgeois says of her childhood, everyone “was supposed to bring some kind of entertainment.” Dinner entertainment clearly came with a sense of obligation. It wasn’t, exactly, fun.
Welcome to Videodrome
Periodically Hyperallergic delves into the video archives of the internet to present a daylong series we’ve named after the 1983 classic Canadian sci-fi film by David Cronenberg, Videodrome. Today, we do it again.