Norrin Braxton

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Banksy has unveiled a new anti-weapon artwork

Britain’s most surreptitious artist Banksy has contributed new work to an anti-arms race exhibition titled <i>Art the Arms Fair</i>. The artist, whose identity may have been recently revealed by Goldie in a recent interview, has made a piece titled “Civilian Drone Strike”. Though it that may look like a …


How Banking Innovations Helped Fuel Art History’s Greatest Moments

Façade of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Photo by Jean-Pol Grandmont, via Wikimedia Commons.Oscar Wilde had it at least half right when he …


Painted By Thoughts

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Art & Painting


Alan Aldridge - “The Secret Life of Plants”, 1975

Ten (More) Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

In last year’s November/December issue we investigated ideas of unrest and revolution, and the ways art can and has innovated in the name of change. …

Letter from the Editor: Unending Revolution

<i>“All art is in revolution of tyranny.” —Atticus</i><p><b>O</b>ur recent revolutionary movements feel… deflated. We tell ourselves “things aren’t <i>that</i> bad right?” …


Dismantling History: An Interview with Titus Kaphar

A canvas curtain slips from its place of prestige, revealing another that’s hidden beneath. The folds of a Thomas Jefferson portrait gracefully fall, …




by Benjamin Vnuk


Christian Hook (Gibraltarian, b. 1971, Gibraltar, Spain) - The Thinker, 2015 Paintings: Oil on Panel

Mapping Wooden Sculpture

Mapping Wooden Sculpture<p>Technic: Wood layers<br>Mapping Projections<br>Date: 2015<br>Place: Milano<p>Sculpture made with 323 layers of wood, cut with a numeric machine and model in 3D slide by slide.<br>Over the sculpture we project 3D video mapping<br>The sculpture is based in Milan, Italy

How to Realize Your Creative Potential and Become a Better Photographer

Anyone who does anything worth doing wants to be the best. Maybe not the best ever, maybe not the best in the world, but everyone wants to maximize …

Street Photography

Powerful Photos Document the Iranian People Derailed by the Current Water Crisis

<i>“Iran is becoming an uninhabitable desert, and do not think it will happen in the future — it is happening already.” – Isa Kalantari, former</i> …

The Gorgeous, Otherworldly Nighttime Street Photography of Satoki Nagata

Satoki Nagata came to Chicago in 1992 with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, a field in which he worked for a decade, before turning his attention to …


Art as Furniture, Furniture as Art

For years sculptor Lee JaeHyo lived with his wife, fellow sculptor Cha Jong Rae in solitude and relative poverty, in Yanpyeong, Korea. ‘We started …


Vibrant Palette Knife Portraits Radiate Raw Emotions

With bold strokes and vibrant colors, each of Francoise Nielly's paintings exude raw emotion. Featured many times here at the Met, Nielly continues to produce portraits rich with vital energy and sensuality. Dabbling in a variety of mediums before settling into painting, Nielly has developed a …

Digital Art

Interview: Erin Hanson Pioneers the Energetic Style of Open-Impressionism

Artist Erin Hanson began to study oil painting when she was only eight years old. By the age of ten, she had completed her first paid commission. Her portfolio of work only grew from there, and after graduating from UC Berkeley, the creative established <i>open-impressionism–</i>her own distinct style of …

Digital Art

Detroit mural credited to Banksy sells for $137,500

The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the piece was sold Wednesday at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, California. An 8-foot, 1,500-pound section of cinderblock wall featuring the artwork was excavated from the Packard Plant site in 2010 by the nonprofit 555 gallery in Detroit.<p>The …


Jean Jullien: the artist mistaken for Banksy who created the Peace for Paris symbol of solidarity

Among the thousands of tweets expressing shock, grief and news from the Paris terrorist attacks on Friday night came one that would, quietly, become an emblem of hope and solidarity.<p>French artist Jean Jullien posted a drawing: a roughly painted re-appropriation of the symbol for peace, but with the …



<b>Arnold Newman</b>, <i>Pablo Picasso in his studio near Cannes, France</i>, 1956