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[Exclusive] The Guggenheim's First Robotic Artwork Is Out of Control

Talking to artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, the ghosts inside the machine.<p>An enormous robotic arm, brandishing a giant squeegee, is poised over a pool of dark liquid which ceaselessly oozes outwards. With quick, smooth, aggressive movements, the machine performs a calculated dance, pivoting and …

Art

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

These Surrealist Caricatures Were Inspired by Medieval Portraiture

Troy Brooks's removes the veil on a new set of portraits in his 'The B-Girls' exhibition.<p>The elongated eerily bewitching women in surrealist painter Troy Brooks' <i>The B-Girls</i> show look as though they could be close relatives of that scowling food critic from <i>Ratatouille</i>. Even though each character has …

Art

Anthony Bourdain’s latest show is a foray into hipster carpentry and blacksmithing

Anthony Bourdain, the daring TV personality with a global foodie fan base, has had plenty of fun mocking hipsters as he has traversed the world sampling off-the-beaten-path indigenous foods.<p>But lately, the former chef has broadcast from the heart of America’s hipster craft revival movement. <i>Raw …

Profit

Meet the Self-Taught Curator Selling Art Without a Gallery

ArtSFBlog founder Pablo de Pinho gave us the secret to finding your niche in a seemingly-impenetrable art market.<p>It’s been nearly three years since artist, musician, and curator Pablo de Pinho launched his online art gallery ArtSFBlog. Since then, the company has sold art to buyers from San …

Art

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

Design

Impossible Reality | Perspectives, Jean-Pierre Roy

In our first 'Perspectives' video on artists featured at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in Miami, we meet painter Jean-Pierre Roy.<p>In our first video, a series on artists featured at in Miami, we meet painter Jean-Pierre Roy, whose latest work details a convergence between his high art aspirations and …

Art

Moleskine Notepads Are Torn Into Vibrant Surreal Cutouts

Everyone’s favorite notebook becomes a gallery of natural wonders.<p><i>Images courtesy the artist</i><p>While many see the Moleskine as a place to journal or write down their grocery list, Dominic Damien sees a canvas. The painter’s 3D Moleskine cutout paintings will put your favorite pop-up children’s book to …

Art

Buying Art for Your Home in a Gallery: A Guide to Getting it Right

And when not to buy art<p>There it is, gleaming and white: a gallery filled with art looking for a new home. But sometimes the setting can be so …

17 Halloween Party Games Even Adults Will Love

Slide 1 / 18<p>Game nights are the best nights, especially when they’re Halloween-themed. If you’re getting ready to throw a properly spooky party, make sure you’ve got activities to keep both the kiddos and grown ups entertained. Seriously, what’s more fun than sipping a blood-drenched cocktail while …

Decorations

Carrie Fisher and Paul Simon's Turbulent Love Affair Detailed in Homeward Bound

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon and actress Carrie Fisher’s attraction to each other flared quickly — only to combust. Their explosive relationship …

These Stunning Food Illustrations Look Good Enough To Eat

WARNING: You may accidentally try to eat your screen.

Food

Brussels is under siege by a mysterious pornographic graffiti artist

<i>This article contains sexually explicit material.</i><p>Move over, Banksy: Belgium’s hot new pornographic graffiti artist is even more secretive than …

Streetwear

The Darkness of Night Is this Photographer’s Creative Solace

Capturing the dark majesty of Nordic and European landscapes, Øyestein Aspelund creates pitch-black magic.<p>Sacrificing human contact for the uncompromised beauty of nature comes with the territory for a photographer who prefers the majesty of night. Øystein Aspelund finds his creative groove …

Landscape Photography

Unusual Suspects: Finding the Humanity in Vintage Mugshots

History books are full of the powerful, the rich, and the famous. When studying the past, we rarely get a good look into the lives of the everyday …

Crime

Famous Renaissance Paintings Are Even More Surreal as Modern Photos

Despite its beauty, Renaissance art isn’t exactly perfect in the representational diversity department. Photographer Ventiko is here to help.<p><b>This article contains adult content.</b><p>Uncannily familiar yet profoundly otherworldly, the tableaus of photographer Ventiko feel like works straight out of an …

Art

The Tyranny of Art History in Contemporary Art

The art world likes to ask big art-centric questions like “Can art change the world?” We usually answer “Yes.” I usually disagree. Art can’t stop …

Compassion And Empathy Through Art

The tragic events that took place a few days ago left a painful mark on us --and I mean those of us with open eyes, open hearts, and open minds. With the 24-7 coverage of the Orlando massacre, I couldn't help thinking that unthinkable hatred is often propelled by the refusal to understand and …

Art

Cindy Sherman: have we seen it all before?

There are not many exhibitions where it feels entirely appropriate to be confronted by a 20-foot-high photograph of the artist’s face. In the case of …

Art-World Insiders Select Art Basel’s Must-See Works

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the female gaze: how cindy sherman and nan goldin portray men

A group show in New York considers the intersections of art, gender, and sexuality in the works of some of the world's most influential female artists.<p>One of anonymous artist advocacy collective The Guerilla Girls' most well known poster campaigns, from 1985, asked if women needed to be naked to …

Art

Review: Photo Center Moves to the Bowery, But Has No Room for Pictures of Bums

The International Center of Photography, which is known affectionately among New Yorkers as the ICP, has just acquired a new home on the Bowery. The good news is that it has organized an exhibition called “Weegee’s Bowery,” in honor of the newspaper photographer who trained his lens on bums and …

Great Depression

The Broad's First "Summer Happenings" Night Was Eclectic, Provocative and Queer-Centric

First on stage was Narcissister, whose work — like 2014’s “Burka Barbie” — features her dressed in a doll mask, lampooning consumerism and gender …

Dance

International Center of Photography review – less exhibit than Pinterest board

International Center of Photography, New York The reopened ICP’s disagreeable first show junks art history and simply aggregates images ranging from Cindy Sherman to Kim Kardashian selfies<p>Is photography merely a recording apparatus, or is it an art? Does the camera record truthfully, or does it …

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Her Secret Identities

Cindy Sherman’s art is as mysterious as ever. So is Cindy Sherman.<p>People are often amazed that someone as “nice” as Cindy Sherman could be a major artist. By nice, I mean friendly; modest, warm, considerate, and even-tempered—qualities that we do not usually associate with artistic ego, and which …

The Broad acquires 29 new works, keeping an eye on local artists

Eli Broad has been a busy man this year overseeing his Broad museum, which is approaching its one-year-anniversary in September — but not too busy to buy new art.<p>The Broad has added 29 new works to its permanent collection, it announced on Friday, all acquired since the museum's opening. A third of …

The Many Disguises of Bauhaus Photographer Gertrud Arndt

Long before Cindy Sherman began experimenting with masks as a tool to disassemble womanhood, Gertrud Arndt was crafting a series of selves, Madeleine …

Cindy Sherman's Early Blackface Photos And The Art World's White Gaze

In 1976, when she was 22 years old, conceptual photographer Cindy Sherman created a series of “Bus Rider” self-portraits. Each photo features Sherman disguised in a variety of costumes, wigs, accessories and prosthetic parts. In her typical fashion, the artist used self-portraiture to imitate the …

Art

Debbie Harry, Rufus Wainwright Perform at Cindy Sherman's Hamptons Jamboree

What does a party at Cindy Sherman's look like? Well, Debbie Harry is the headliner and Rufus Wainwright opens for her. Hamptonites of every flavor – from Martha Stewart to Kim Cattrall, from artist Mary Heilemann to designer Isaac Mizrahi – turned up for the jamboree, which raised money for the …

Kim Cattrall