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If You Can’t Say No, You’re A Slave

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2EYVAmT<p>Dov Charney once tried to buy me a car.<p>I don’t remember what kind of car it was exactly, but …

These Glitched-Out Photos Look Like Paintings Made by a PC

For 'Destruction,' Berlin-based photographer Polina Efremova actually ran digital video through an old PC.<p>Several years ago, Berlin-based documentary and travel photographer Polina Efremova discovered a unique type of datamosh glitch. The accidental discovery happened when Efremova installed a new …

Artist ships glass boxes inside FedEx boxes

Walead Beshty created laminated glass boxes the fit exactly inside standard FedEx boxes, then shipped them to varying destinations. The resulting …

The Best 2015 Short Films You Can Watch Online

From Sundance darlings to a 'Simpsons' parody, here are the best ten short films you can watch in their entirety right now on your computer.<p>Every year I share as many great short films with my audience as I can, but every year, I miss some. This is good news, in a way: There's too much bizarre, …

Film Festivals

Two Sides of a Tapestry, Two Sides of Yourself

Cayce Zavaglia makes super-realistic embroideries of her family and friends' presented and private lives.<p>Embroidery, considered by most to be in the realm of museum tapestries and Jane Austen character hobbies, is the innovative and unique format in which Cayce Zavaglia creates her powerful …

JR: ‘I realised I was giving people a voice’

He’s the street artist they call the ‘French Banksy’, his provocative, epic murals appearing overnight, as if from nowhere. From the Paris banlieues where he grew up to New York and Shanghai, JR has a mission – to make us see those we have made invisible<p>Little more than 10 years ago, the Parisian …

Final Post: Wrapping up, and Presenting Pathways

Changing Planet<p><i>To skip the explanation below and visit the site directly, go here.</i><p>On September 7th, 2014, I boarded a plane from New York City to London to officially begin my stint as a National Geographic Fulbright Digital Storytelling Fellow. Today, close to a year later, I’ve finally launched …

This Is What The Invisible Wireless Signals All Around Us Look Like

Raw information: visualised.<p>It’s easy to forget as we go about our day that we’re constantly surrounded by an invisible network of communication …

Charles Bukowski on the Ideal Conditions and Myths of Creativity, Illustrated

<b>Charles Bukowski</b> (August 16, 1920–March 9, 1994) — man of outrageous daily routine, curious creature of proud cynicism and self-conscious sensitivity, occasional pessimist with a heartening view of the meaning of life — had a singular way of conveying immutable wisdom in his seemingly simple, often …

Dial '0642764284' for Art

There's a 21st century confession booth in the middle of the gallery on the Govert Flinckstraat 145 in the form of a sealed iPhone nobody can pick up.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>There's an old iPhone 1 on display in the middle of the gallery on the Govert …

Enter the Cosmic Spiderweb Sculptures of Tomás Saraceno

Inside 'Hybrid Solitary … Semi-Social Quintet … on Cosmic Webs …' the 'Cloud City' creator's ongoing show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery.<p>Hidden within many of Tomás Saraceno’s grand visions of cloud cities, climbable structures, and solar balloons, a single thread runs through his fascinating worlds: …

victor solomon's stained glass basketball backboards are 'literally balling'

<b>victor solomon’s stained glass basketball backboards are ‘literally balling’</b><br>all images courtesy of victor solomon<p><b>superstar basketball players are</b> …

la maison sensible installation responds to visitors' behavior

<b>la maison sensible installation responds to visitors’ behavior</b><br>all images courtesy of scenocosme<p><b>‘la maison sensible’ is an interactive installation</b> …

Inside 'Dear Data,' A Year-Long Experiment in Visualizing Daily Life

From New York to London and back, Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec send each other weekly drawings of everyday data.<p>Information designer Giorgia Lupi and data illustrator Stefanie Posavec may live an ocean apart, but they’re getting to know one another in an analog way: they're sending postcards …

A computer just passed the Turing Test in landmark trial

By Terrence McCoy<p>Terrence McCoy<p>Reporter covering social issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Can machines think?<p>In 1950, famed London scientist Alan Turing, considered one of the fathers of artificial intelligence, published a paper that put forth that very question. But as quickly he asked the question, he …

Tony Zhou's "Every Frame A Painting"

As an artist, I think it is important to learn from art forms outside the ones in which we practice. The key concepts of one discipline can often be …

These Artful Machines Don't Do Anything

Artist Yorgo Alexopoulos creates giant, non-functioning objects for his 'C L O U D S' exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris​ in San Francisco.<p><i>TIME</i> may remember him as one of the Top 10 Crooked CEOs, but a look into the unconventional investor-wooing methods of WorldCom co-founder Bernie Ebbers—Ebbers …

Movie Nightmares Collide in Dream Sequence Supercut

Sweet dream (supercuts) are made of these.<p>From <i>8 1/2</i> to <i>The Big Lebowski</i>, the most famous dreams and nightmares in movies collide in <i>Subconscious Cinema</i>, a new supercut from Gabriel Adelman, a.k.a. Dreamscience Films. Weaving together surreal snippets from the minds of Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, …

Hypnotic Kinetic Sculptures by Jennifer Townley Fuse Mathematics and Art | Colossal

<p>Although powered by simple rotary engines, these kinetic sculptures by Netherlands-based sculptor Jennifer Townley are dizzying in complexity. …

Creative Chemistries

<i>This article is inspired by ART21’s forthcoming event, “Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education”—an experimental platform that</i> …

Finnish Rats Playing Basketball is a Thing

Scientists trained rats to slam dunk miniature basketballs in their lab. Seriously.<p>As far as the animal kingdom goes, eagles, tigers, and longhorns are generally much more associated with professional sports than rats. However, the humble rodent has one up on those majestic, powerful creatures: …

GIF Maker Distorts Found Videos into Hallucinatory Animations

Kenaim Alshatti describes his psychedelic, molten lava-esque GIFs as "motion fantasies."<p><i>Images courtesy the artist</i><p>Somewhere amid Phoenix's desert topography, visual artist Kenaim Alshatti is producing mesmerizing, molten lava-esque GIFs dubbed "motion fantasies." Calling himself as a "visual …

New Exhibition Asks: How Do Computers Experience the World?

Kim Asendorf and Ole Fach's new London show 'Computer's World' wonders how our faithful assistants might feel about us.<p>German artists Kim Asendorf and Ole Fach brought their new show to the Carroll / Fletcher gallery in London last week. Called <i>Computer's World</i> it features six installations that …

The Art of Medicine: Mapping the Body in 2,000 Years of Images and Imagination

Since time immemorial, humanity has been turning its gaze outward, ordering the heavens, and inward, mapping the mind, in an effort to better understand who we are and where we belong. The human body itself has always been a fascinating frontier of inquiry as we’ve bridged art and science to …

2014 Year in Review: Unframed

Paint & Cut: The Art of Emilio Perez<br>Emilio Perez breaks the rules when it comes to painting – he layers latex paint directly over enamel allowing him …

Running in Art: Inspirational Images for Every Month

Celebrating the beauty and significance of running. by Roger Robinson<p>1 of 14<p>The great challenge of running as a subject in art, until the invention of film, was always to capture fast movement in a static medium and make it convincing and exciting. Through the ages, a few artists have taken on that …

Yes, It's Possible To Be Both An Introvert And An Extravert

We love to proudly label ourselves as introverts or extraverts. If the Internet has anything to say about it, introverts particularly enjoy categorizing themselves as such and connecting with fellow introverts (virtually, not in person of course) over their mutual distaste for parties and small …

The year’s best art

What a year. Digital Feminists kicked the art world (and Ryder Ripps) into shape. Duncan Campbell won the Turner Prize. ArtRank formerly know as SellYouLater became the art world’s dirtiest pleasure. And then there were the exhibitions. It is impossible to be impartial when choosing the best shows …