Amber Malson

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The Hubris Hall of Fame

Billionaire investor Steve Cohen (the subject of a sweeping article in <i>Vanity Fair</i>’s June issue) received some more unneeded attention this March. Grappling with the implications of the government’s seven-year investigation into insider trading, Cohen no sooner had offered the Securities and …

Sexts as art: Karen Finley to create paintings inspired by anonymous, explicit texts

Can sexting inspire artwork? The New Museum and Karen Finley think so. They've announced a forthcoming exhibit, "Sext Me if You Can," that will showcase paintings based on sexually explicit messages Finley receives from total strangers. Those interested in providing some "inspiration" will need to …

Hugh Hardy: Theater of Architecture

There's little wonder that Hugh Hardy's new book covers such a diverse mix of projects.<p>The architect studied at Princeton in the 1950s, then worked with Broadway scenic designer Jo Mielziner, followed by a stint with Eero Saarinen on the Vivian Beaumonth Theater at Lincoln Center.<p>"Jo gave me …

Zsolt Bodoni on the ImageBlog

Two, 2012, Acrylic and oil on canvas, 195 x 215 cm, Courtesy of Green Art Gallery, Dubai<p>This work was part of my recent solo exhibition entitled “King Give Us Soldiers” (www.gagallery.com). This work and series, draws from original images taken in the early 20th Century, specifically from Nazi …

The Man That Found A Dog That Loved Pudding

<i>by Peter Mccollum</i><p><i>“Late Tuesday night</i><i>, a man broke into a Wenatchee, Washington home, in search of another man he intended to murder. When the</i> …

No Fun and Little Profit: Making Medieval Books

Medieval Fragments has a great little thing on the nitty-gritty details of how books were originally commissioned and sold, including inserting spam …

Family Archaeology

“Reading my father’s love letters to my mother was so confusing, because they felt like they were written by a different man. Now I know that they …

Conversations With Old Men

<i>by Lia Lobello</i><p><i>The following are a sampling of the daily conversations I have with the group of 80-year-old men who smoke cigarettes and drink coffee</i> …