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Listen To A Mix Of ’80s Pop Jams Curated By Cardi B

Her mix for Saint Heron features cuts from Madonna, Pet Shop Boys and more.<p>Cardi B is the latest to curate a playlist for Saint Heron's Roll Back, …

Music

Sexual Liberation

Sexual Liberation<p>One of the most fundamental aspects of being human is a sense of division between what seem to be our higher and lower selves, the …

Artist Will Sit Naked on a Toilet In Performance Against Marina Abramović’s Vanity

Galleries<p>There will be a toilet across from hers, if you care to join.<p>,<p>Plenty of artists have gotten inspiration from Marina Abramović, but Lisa Levy …

Kanye West's Famous video: is it art?

Inspired by painter Vincent Desiderio and featuring lookalikes of naked celebrities, the video has artworld pretentions, but insiders aren’t so sure<p>Kanye West’s art world aspirations are not new but his execution of them – as evidenced by the new video to his song Famous – are becoming more …

Burberry's Riccardo Tisci and Marina Abramović in bed - CNN Style

Riccardo Tisci, former Creative Director of Givenchy, will succeed Christopher Bailey as the new Chief Creative Officer of Burberry. To mark the occasion we bring you an exclusive interview with two Style favorites -- Riccardo Tisci and performance artist Marina Abramović, in bed.<p>Even creative …

The Best University Art Museums in America Photos

While we may not all get accepted into the country’s most elite universities, visiting the museums at these top schools may be just as good (and far less expensive than four years of tuition.) Colleges across the United States show off their impressive collections of everything from antiquities to …

It's Not Easy Being a Guy in a Country Song, Either

It’s not easy being a woman in country music these days—whether you’re a real live woman artist trying to get airplay or make it to the top of the …

Country Music

Event Report: Dark Mofo 2015.

Photo by Remi Chauvin. <i>Words by Fenina Acance for Yellowtrace.</i> Things got a little weird. I have flashbacks of eruptive fires, throbbing bass, …

21 Instagram photos that capture common objects as works of art

Last week, we challenged you to combine everyday objects with doodles to create unique works of art. This theme was inspired by Christoph Niemann, a …

Study: Rap is more important than The Beatles

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, the most important development in pop music in the past half century is hip-hop.<p>That's not an opinion, it's fact -- backed up by hard data, says a team of researchers from two London universities.<p>In a study published Wednesday in the journal Royal …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Owen Sheers: an interview with contemporary literature’s renaissance man

Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA<p>Michael Sheen in day three of the Port Talbot Passion.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/9/1433868920661/f79bf8aa-9b94-403d-b2a5-a61759f11932-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA<p>Michael Sheen in day three of the Port Talbot …

Rothko on Beauty, Friendship, and How the Emotional Exaltation of Art Mirrors Human Relationships

“Beauty conforms to the demands of the spirit.”<p>People often weep before the paintings of <b>Mark Rothko</b> (September 25, 1903–February 25, 1970) — something he believed was a different side of the same spiritual transcendence he himself experienced while painting them.<p>In <b>The Artist’s Reality: Philosophies</b> …

Why FKA Twigs Is The Most Artful Performer In Pop Music

While some may simply know FKA Twigs as the future Mrs. Robert Pattinson (reportedly), the bug-eyed, braided figure from her music videos or an unlikely style icon, she's far more than any of those labels combined.<p>The 27-year-old British artist, born Tahliah Barnett, played three special shows this …

The surprising high-art theory behind Kim Kardashian’s “Selfish”

The reality show queen’s new book shows how she turned the Internet into her own Salon des Refusés<p>On May 15, 1863, the Salon des Refusés opened in Paris to showcase thousands of artists who had been rejected by the conservative jury of the elite Salon. Under intense pressure by both artists and …

How Our Stereotypes About Masculinity Are Confusing a Generation of Young Men

In <i>Crazy, Stupid, Love</i>, Ryan Gosling's character picks up dozens of gorgeous women at a local bar and teaches Steve Carrell's character to do the …

New Book Explores Masculinity in Scorsese Films

Do you know how Martin Scorsese came to cast Ray Liotta in <i>Goodfellas</i>? At the height of the controversy over <i>The Last Temptation of Christ</i>, the …

Film Festivals

The Professor in the Cage

<b>The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch</b>Jonathan GottschallPenguin Publishing Group, 2015. Kindle Edition<b>ISBN-10:</b></b> …

Everything Kanye West's said in 2015: Annotated

<i>Genius</i> <i>annotations</i> <i>provide additional meaning & context to lyrics, poetry, text and beyond. We broke down everything Kanye West has said in 2015 to</i> …