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Time After Time: The Lasting Legacy Of Chet Baker

When the body of Chet Baker was found, crumpled and bloodied, on an Amsterdam pavement on Friday, 13 May 1988, beneath the third-floor window of the …

This new film takes you behind the scenes of legendary Blue Note Records

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Get One Step Closer to Genius With These 9 Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

The Renaissance man had much to say about life, growth and success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A man of many talents, Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most celebrated painters, scientists, inventors, writers, architects and historians of all time. In fact, it's safe …

Beyond Banksy: 40 years of street art at ArtScience Museum

SINGAPORE: Earlier this week, 10 street artists from all over the world were in Singapore secretly working on wall murals.<p>But they weren’t out on the …

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

“Bruce Springsteen is a bold new talent with more than a mouthful to say,” raved Lester Bangs in his <i>Rolling Stone</i> review of Springsteen’s 1973 debut,</i> …

Asbury Park

40 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos of Famous Artists at Work in Their Studios

A good studio for an artist is a very important place. Our creative studios might sometimes look like a pile of rubbish or a mixed-up room, but this …

‘Magical Mystery Tour’: Inside Beatles’ Psychedelic Album Odyssey

The year leading up to the release of the <i>Magical Mystery Tour</i> album in November 1967 was turbulent but fantastically fertile for the Beatles – they …

George Harrison

The Met Museum’s Michelangelo Is the Show of the Year

When you come upon “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” at the Met, you see a plastic sheet with the artist’s name on it on a vast wall. The …

Man Tiles Kitchen Floor With 27,000 Pennies

This is a video of Matt Giles tiling his kitchen floor with 27,000 (although I only counted 26,672) British pennies. That's £270 worth, or cheaper …

The 7 Best Street Art & Graffiti Documentaries On Streaming

When it comes to the art world, graffiti has been historically neglected in terms of prestige and relegated to a guerrilla art form only appreciated …

The 'World Wide Funk' Of Bootsy Collins

With his signature top hat and star sunglasses, Bootsy Collins is considered by many to be amongst the godfathers of funk.<p>But before he became one of the biggest forces ushering in the funk era, Collins was playing with James Brown, the godfather of soul, back in the early '70s after the two met at …

Music

Upcoming Film "The Rise of Graffiti Writing - From New York to Europe" Analyzes the Roots and Spread of Graffiti

The modern graffiti movement has a storied and varied history, with . This new documentary, titled The Rise Of Graffiti Writing - From New York to …

'The Rise of Graffiti Writing' Documentary Chronicles the Underground Art Form

Spotlighting Futura 2000, LEE, SKEME, and more OG artists.<p>Graffiti has its roots in late 1960s Philadelphia when writers Cornbread and Cool Earl went bombing around the city, garnering media attention. However, the underground art form was more prolific in New York City, especially throughout the …

Which are the Top 99 Cities for Graffiti Art?

October 29, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Streetwear

George Michael, Through George Michael's Eyes

The late singer’s autobiographical documentary conveys a man in charge of his own narrative—and reticent to reveal all.<p>The most mysterious period of George Michael’s life was the final one, the years he spent in his mansion in Goring-on-Thames, largely unseen by the outside public, following him …

Bowie’s Limitations

In England, David Bowie may become—may already be—a real star, but in the American context he looks more like an aesthete using stardom as a metaphor. I’m not entirely happy with this conclusion; it seems almost ungrateful. A week ago, I went to see Bowie’s New York début at Carnegie Hall and ended …

This Is 2018’s Best Whiskey in the World

One of the most prominent whiskey critics in the world — Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible — has crowned a hard-to-find North American whiskey as the best in …

Google creates an online exhibit for contemporary art

Some artists actually like it when you say "my four-year-old could do that," because it means you've a) questioned whether a work is art, and b) wondered why or why not. I just learned that from Google Arts & Culture's brand new Contemporary Art digital collection, packed full of information on the …

Art

The Tragic Story Behind Pablo Picasso's Guernica, One of World's Most Famous Paintings

March 24, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art

It took 25 years, but the longest hiking trail in the world is now officially completed

It's called The Great Trail, it spans 14,913 miles, it is the longest trail in the world and, after 25 years in the making, it is officially open to …

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…

The graffiti artist turned painter became the star of the 1980s New York art scene. Since his death aged 27, his reputation has soared. On the eve of a major UK show, we speak to those who knew him best<p>It’s always tempting to mythologise the dead, especially those who die young and beautiful. And …

Art

Best Ever Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Make cheesecake:<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 9-inch springform pans (I use Wilton’s Cake Release) and also place a greased …

Colorado fourteeners: seriously everything you need to know before you go

They’re Colorado’s most iconic peaks, and if you haven’t already climbed one, it’s probably on your to-do list — after all, hiking 14,000-foot peaks, …

43 paintings you need to see before you die

In an old barn that Jackson Pollock transformed into a studio, the artist laid his massive canvas on the wooden plank floor. He hurled white, yellow, blue, and black paint with sticks and knives at it. As he finished, he pressed his cigarette butt into the canvas, dripping with color.<p>This is how …

Hear Prince’s Personal Playlist of Party Music: 22 Tracks That Will Bring Any Party to Life

Many years ago, I took a job as a wedding DJ for a few months to knit ends together in college. Whatever you picture about the job of a wedding DJ, I …

Patti Smith: Poet with a punk heart turns 70

An icon for over half a century, Patti Smith remains an enigma to those who try to pigeonhole her. At 70 years young, Smith continues to find poetry …

Literature

The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Turns 50: A Psychedelic Masterpiece That Rewrote the Rules of Rock

‘Revolver’ is the sound of a band brimming with curiosity, confident in its ideas and delivering uncalculated greatness. Rock listened, and never …

The 100 best party songs ever made

You’re having a party, you say? Not sure what to cue up on your iPhone? Rest assured, we have you covered. In fact, we’re a little worried that our …

Bruce Springsteen Horrors Kick Off Suicide Tribute Series

10" EP series features Sunn o))), Primal Scream, Julian Cope, Spiritualised<p>Bruce Springsteen and the Horrors will serve up the first tracks of a …

Bruce Springsteen