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The Chapmans: Still the most shocking artists?

What motivates the Chapman brothers? Take a look behind the scenes as the notorious provocateurs prepare for a new show.<p>Jake and Dinos Chapman have built a reputation as the <i>enfant terribles</i> of the British art world. Their work – model-sized mountains of decapitated Nazi soldiers, crucified Ronald …

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Behind rock’s finest album cover: A timeless friendship

Robert Mapplethorpe’s photo of Patti Smith on the sleeve of Horses is considered one of music’s best. But the story of their friendship between the two is more beautiful, writes Stephen Dowling.<p>It is considered one of the greatest album covers of all time. A simple portrait to the waist of a woman …

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Angry Students to Stage Protest at Glasgow School of Art

Art World<p>Organizers accuse the school of functioning like 'a financial services institution.'<p>,<p>Incensed students at the Glasgow School of Art have …

Higher Education

Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol: Separated at Birth or Barely Related?

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: A new book traces what Warhol and Dali had in common – although their differences may matter more.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY PIC</b> (#1670)<b>:</b> A new …

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Krzysztof Wodiczko Was Resisting Trump 30 Years Ago

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: Wodiczko's 'Homeless Vehicle' from 1988 – a vintage Trumpmobile just acquired by the Hirshhorn Museum.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY PIC</b> (#1675): …

Trump Tower

Man Ray’s Self-Portrait Takes Us Through the Looking Glass

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: At Feigen, Man Ray's 1970 self-portrait is a remake of a remake, printed front-to-back.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY PIC</b> (#1677): This …

Art

The Top 30 Most Exciting Street Artists Right Now: Part III

People<p>Take a trip around the world with these artists.<p>,<p><i>In this three-part series, artnet News aims to find the best and brightest street artists</i> …

Art

Marina Abramović’s dinner party mistaken for satanic cult

Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović became embroiled in a Satanic Panic, after a leaked email about a dinner party with “spirit cooking” forwarded to Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief was said to reference occult sex rituals.<p>The email between the artist and Tony Podesta, which were forwarded …

The cyberfeminists who called themselves ‘the future cunt’

25 years ago, four women unleashed <i>A Cyberfeminist Manifesto for the 21</i><i>st</i> <i>Century.</i> They put it on the internet and a giant travelling billboard. From there, it quickly leaked onto the radio and magazine pages and other IRL ephemera, jumping from medium to medium at rapid pace.<p><i>we are the modern cunt</i>, …

How to start a revolution with Comic Sans

The idea that something as simple as typeface can be an integral part of a protest movement might sound a bit far-fetched. But the role of fonts is just as important as actual words in communicating a message to the masses. It’s why you don’t ever stray too far away from Arial or Times New Roman on …

How social media disguised the rise of the right

Last week, America appointed its new president-elect in the form of divisive billionaire Donald Trump. This is a man who, in leaked footage, stated that his fame somehow permits him to “grab women by the pussy”, has previously threatened to ban all Muslims from entering the United States, and seems …

Milton Glaser: “Art is a Judgment of History”

<i>Enter your best work into two competitions deadlining soon: the HOW Logo Design Awards, and the PRINT Typography & Lettering Awards!</i>The first …

Graphic Design

The Story of 1950s Art

November 9, 2016<p>The story of 1950s art begins at the end of the Second World War, because it was such a rupture to the body of the world, that the</b> …

Art

How Man Ray changed the face of fashion photography

American artist Man Ray was a creative chameleon, whose long career was defined by a pioneering quest for experimentation and self-reinvention. He was a painter, a photographer, a sculptor, a printmaker, a filmmaker and a poet – although he always described himself as a painter above all else – and …

The Wild, Intricate Animated Gifs of Javier Arres

Javier Arres, an illustrator and graphic designer living in Madrid, Spain, crafts animated GIFs that often depict hyperdetailed, fantastical …

Art

Can the 100Copies Letterpress Series motivate you to get out and ride?

The latest from Thomas Yang and his 100Copies brings a series of prints that hope to get you in the mood to get out on the bike more. Yang’s simple …

Bookcase Building

The <b>Mediatheek Delft</b> designed by <b>Dok Architecten</b> is part of the Hoogoven Building (former blast-furnace building) in Delft, which also houses shops, restaurants and cafes, apartments and bicycle storage sections. The most important materials of the building are glass and ceramics - dark bricks for the ground floor and orange bricks for the upper storeys. The media library is situated on the Cultuurplein (Culture square), embedded in the surrounding buildings. Its entrance is immediately …

El Nino-Linked Drought Is Ethiopia's Worst in 50 Years

More than 10 million people are in need of food aid in Ethiopia amid a drought worse than the one that triggered the haunting 1984 famine, the U.N. has warned.<p>Crops have withered, animals have died and water sources have dried up in parts of northeastern Ethiopia following the failure of the last …

Africa

Robert Berman Gallery Takes Us Back in Time to Recreate a Legendary Art Party!

Take a step back in time to 1963... ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY recreates a legendary art event...the long awaited retrospective of the conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp captured by famed photographer Julian Wasser. After a successful show at the San Francisco location of the ROBERT BERMAN Gallery, …

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Film photography on Flipboard

By Summers Moore | Summers Moore created a magazine on Flipboard. “Film photography on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and …

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Storage for Photographers (Part 2)

How 12TB of network-attached storage changed my digital life and why you need it too. <b>This RSS feed only shows excerpts. Please visit the website for</b> …

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12 Things Every iPhone & iPad User Should Know

• <b>Author:</b> Macworld Editors<p>While using an iOS device isn’t hard—and that's partially why we love them—even savvy users like Macworld readers have holes in their iPhone and iPad knowledge. Maybe you know everything there is to know about Safari caching, but you're in the dark when it comes to iPhone …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

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Sass for Web Designers

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Cederholm<p>Let’s face it: CSS is hard. Our stylesheets are more complex than they used to be, and we’re bending the spec to do as much as it can. Can Sass help?<p>A reluctant convert to Sass, Dan Cederholm shares how he came around to the popular CSS pre-processor, and provides a clear-cut …

Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight at the British Library - Telegraph