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I Am Divine

We consider Jeffrey Schwarz's new documentary I Am Divine, charting the unlikely rise to fame of America's most iconic drag queen, alongside an …

Selling

Spiced Spinach with Walnuts Recipe

Simply stated, this is a spinach recipe you should try. It's an adaptable dish that downshifts seamlessly from main attraction to supporting role …

Spinach

Francesco Paleari merges portraits of Milanese residents with the city's historic architecture in his “Milano’s Profiles” project.

nylon’s guide to the best new music

12 bands you need to know!<p>We first told you about them in our June/July issue, now see all of the coolest emerging artists, all in one place!<p>Crank up the volume to 11 on our playlist below, then check out 12 of our favorite new bands from Auckland to Brooklyn in the gallery.

Bands

The Institute of Sexology exhibition – in pictures

The Wellcome Collection will relaunch in November with a major exhibition on sex, called The Institute of Sexology. Alongside sex toys and artefacts including anti-masturbation aids, the show will look at the science of pioneers such as Sigmund Freud, Marie Stopes and Alfred Kinsey. From …

Wisdom Handmade Typography Project

Here is the project of this design student : Limkfung created a series of typography handmade entitled “Wisdom”. The project includes quotes about …

A Zim&Zou Window Display Featuring a Leather Fox Sculpture in a Room of Papercraft Objects

A red fox handcrafted from leather poses amidst a room of papercraft household objects in this delightful window display by Lucie Thomas and Thibault …

Paper Craft

13 Commonly Misheard Lyrics

From Bon Jovi's <i>Livin' on a Prayer</i>: "It doesn’t matter if we make it or not."<p>From Billy Joel's <i>We Didn't Start the Fire</i>: "We didn't start the fire. It …

Beautiful & Delicious Multi-Coloured Glass Corn

Not only are these beads of goodness beautiful, they’re also delicious.<p>Some decades ago Carl Barnes, part Cherokee, part Scottish-Irish farmer and …

An Unnecessarily Censored Version of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ That Makes Ordinary Moments Seem Dirty

The Jake Vale Show has created an unnecessarily censored version of Disney’s 1994 animated musical adventure film <i>The Lion King</i> that makes ordinary …

Lion King

A TED-Ed Animation Exploring How Cultural Context Has Affected Our Understanding of Michelangelo’s Statue of David

Educator James Earle and animator Avi Ofer explore how cultural, religious and political contexts have impacted interactions with Michelangelo’s …

Animation

Studio Visit: Aakash Nihalani

Passing by one of Brooklyn artist Aakash Nihalani's fluorescent installations, it's hard to not take a second look. Then a third, and likely after that, a few photos. Nihalani uses simple materials like tape, plastics, magnets and wood to create geometric shapes that appear to be Photoshopped into …

World’s Most Famous Watch for Sale

Analysis<p>,<p>Sotheby’s announced Friday that The Henry Graves Supercomplication will be for sale November 14, 2014 in Geneva. The watch, made by Swiss …

Fine Art

Forget the Liger, Alabama Biennial Has a Zonkey

Exhibitions<p>,<p>In the food chain of hybrid animals, the “zonkey”—a donkey with the striped legs of a zebra, occasionally also referred to as a …

Convicted Forger Gets a Solo Show of Obvious Fakes

Exhibitions<p>,<p>John Myatt, once one of Britain’s most prolific forgers, has an exhibition of his own work opening this week in London. After serving 12 …

Japanese Artist Arrested Over 3D-Scanned Vagina Boat Project

Art and Law<p>,<p>The Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi has been arrested by Tokyo Metropolitan Police (TMP) for uploading a 3D model of her vagina, …

Art

Damien Hirst Blocks Sale of Early Spot Painting

Auctions<p>The wallpaper work is worthless without a certificate, Hirst maintains. (UPDATED)<p>,<p>The certificate for Damien Hirst’s <i>Bombay Mix</i>. Photo: via …

Fine Art

Phyllida Barlow: Fifty Years of Drawing at Hauser & Wirth

Phyllida Barlow has upped her game in the last five years with a string of international blockbuster shows and commissions. Omnipresent as she …

Quentin Blake’s Roald Dahl Illustrations Get Museum Show

Exhibitions<p>,<p>Ludwig Bemelmans isn’t the only famous children’s book author and illustrator getting the museum exhibition treatment this summer: …

Roald Dahl

Nicolas Party at Gregor Staiger (Contemporary Art Daily)

Mark Dion's Penchant for the Past

In Richard Brautigan’s 1968 novel <i>In Watermelon Sugar,</i> a girl named Margaret often wanders off to the Forgotten Works, a forbidden area piled with the …

Painter and textile designer Kindah Khalidy -  based out of California 

Painter and textile designer Kindah Khalidy - based out of California<p>Check out all her amazing goods here!

Is this the end of an era? Sotheby’s and eBay are launching a new online partnership to make the historic auction house’s offerings…

Is this the end of an era? Sotheby’s and eBay are launching a new online partnership to make the historic auction house’s offerings available to a much wider web-based public..

Helsinki Split Over €130 Million Guggenheim Plan

Art World<p>,<p>The Finnish capital finds itself divided over the plans to build a Guggenheim satellite on the Baltic Sea waterfront, <i>New York Times</i> …

130million

Vivian Maier: mysterious and eccentric nanny who took stunning photographs

Vivian Maier was a mysterious and eccentric nanny who spent a lifetime looking after other people's children while harbouring a rather lovely secret: she was an astonishingly accomplished photographer.<p>The Guardian newspaper on Tuesday publishes rarely seen photographs by a woman now considered one …

#ArtistoftheDay Marta Zawadzka http://goo.gl/j7JIZp

Lord Snowdon donates 130 original prints to National Portrait Gallery

Haunting portrait photographs, including a swan-necked David Bowie photographed in 1978, the playwright Nell Dunn looking startlingly like a long-lost Bowie twin, and Vita Sackville-West, the writer, gardener and former lover of Virginia Woolf who was still formidable in the year before her death …

Singapore Bans Gay Penguin Picture Book

Art World<p>,<p>Citing family values, Singapore has banned the children’s picture book <i>And Tango Makes Three</i>, the tale of two male Central Park Zoo penguins …

Libraries

Love On Other Planets—A Mixtape for an Uninhabitable World

The future is not only a point in time that has not yet occurred; it is also our present understanding of that point in time (which, by definition, …