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Has art ended again?

Ever since Hegel, artists and critics alike have been claiming that art is finished. But what could that actually mean?<i>By Owen Hulatt</i>Read at Aeon

Artists

Sunn O))) Exclusive Interview Transcripts: Stephen O'Malley

<b>As an album title, Monoliths & Dimensions seems like a fairly straightforward summation of Sunn O)))'s central concept. However, given that the</b> …

Black Metal

Jaki Liebezeit, Influential Drummer for Can, Dies at 78

Jaki Liebezeit, the rigorously minimal and quietly influential drummer for the 1970s German experimental rock band Can, died on Jan. 22. He was 78.<p>The cause was pneumonia, the band said in an announcement on its website. The announcement did not say where he died.<p>Mr. Liebezeit’s playing was a …

Jazz

The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh’s Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb | Colossal

<p>Moving the art viewing experience from a linear surface to a three-dimensional environment, the Art Institute of Chicago is launching an interactive …

Art History

David Bowie's Final, Imaginative, Awesome Year

As the anniversary of his death approaches, collaborators on the music icon's off-Broadway show 'Lazarus' share accounts of a cancer-stricken artist …

Subscribe to This Podcast: Dudes of Future/Past

Not many people have a close friend that is 23 years apart from them in age. But, this is the case for Joey Bragg and Kurt Long. This is the …

Podcasting

Gravitational Waves Discovered at Long Last

Ripples in space-time have been detected a century after Einstein predicted them, launching a new era in astronomy.<p>Ripples in space-time caused by …

Physics

King Khan William S. Burroughs: Let Me Hang You Review

As iconic as he remains, William S. Burroughs has been the most difficult of the Beat writers for the average reader to latch on to. His best known …

William S. Burroughs

There Is Growing Evidence that Our Universe Is a Giant Hologram

If this depiction of space is correct, then like any computer, there is an inherent limit to the universe’s data storage and processing capacity.<p>If a friend told you that we were all living in a giant hologram, you'd probably tell him to lay off the kush. But incredibly, physicists across the world …

Physics

Features | Baker's Dozen | Revolting Lots: Al Jourgensen's Favourite Ministry Albums

As Ministry prepare to tour Europe, their leader puts the band's discography in order while sharing wild tales and encounters with William S. …

William S. Burroughs

Warners go crazy with vinyl-heavy Prince release schedule for 2016

Warners will continue to reissue <b>Prince</b> albums on vinyl during 2016, with many titles in the schedules, including some of his most popular albums such …

A Rational Conversation: Jack White's Third Man Records Returns To Detroit

<i>"</i><i>A Rational Conversation</i><i>"</i> <i>is a column by writer</i> <i>Eric Ducker</i> <i>in which he gets on instant messenger or the phone with a special guest to examine a music-related subject that's entered the pop culture consciousness.</i><p><i>Third Man Records</i><i>, the company owned by Jack White, recently and unexpectedly</i> <i>opened a new</i> …

Vinyl Records

The Comedian’s Comedian’s Comedian

He’s a boxer, a Buddhist, a hoops junkie, and a kind of Yoda to every funny person born since 1965 (Sandler, Silverman, Apatow, Gervais, Baron Cohen…). Amy Wallace survives a rare sparring session with Garry Shandling, the reclusive master of American comedy.<p>Toward the end of February, in the …

Comedy

The Internet Owes Its Sense of Humor to This Man

There are many forms of <i>fuck</i> at Bob Odenkirk's disposal: the anguished, slow-motion version he emits while watching bad comedy ("It's just a fffuckin' …

Cartoonist Looks Back On Career Built On Unnerving Visions

Cartoonist and artist Jim Woodring is one of the most important cartoonists of his generation. His paintings and charcoal drawings hang in art galleries all over the world, and his cartoons have been collected in books and graphic novels that have sold tens of thousands of copies.<p>He often draws in …

Illustration

Look Inside the Extremely Rare Codex Seraphinianus, the Weirdest Encyclopedia Ever

Author: Andrea Girolami. Andrea Girolami Culture<p>Date of Publication: 10.25.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>A couple having sex metamorphoses …

Everything you need to know about donating your voice: Why you should help The Human Voicebank Initiative

Rupal Patel shares how she is making synthetic voices as unique as fingerprints. Here, how you can help. Photo: Kristoffer Heacox<b></b>At TEDWomen, I …

Stephen Hawking

Ask the indie professor: why do Americans think they invented indie?

For years, Americans never used the term 'indie', preferring to label the likes of Bush 'alternative'. But things changed ...<p>Why do so many Americans think they invented indie? SimianBaffin<p>There has never been an authoritative definition of indie in the United States. The term only came into …

Radio Industry

Frank Zappa’s ‘Roxy: The Movie’ was worth the four-decade wait

Frank Zappa fans have clamored for the release of <i>Roxy: The Movie</i> for about 40 years now. I’m one of the lucky ducks who saw its world premiere at …

Frank Zappa

Six of One Info: The Prisoner Appreciation Society, Six of One Information

<b>This exciting new book is available now!</b><p>Exclusive look at both the front and back cover of the new Patrick McGoohan biography coming out later this …

TV

Decoding Blackstar

Reading an artist’s life and particularly his death into his work is usually a mug’s game, the stuff of conspiracy theory and antithetical to art. …

David Bowie