What an odd life it must be to be married to a governor, especially when you have a such a healthy skepticism of politics and flair for the arts.
No, this story has nothing to do with Tilda Swinton taking a nap in a box at MoMA, but it’s almost just as good. A teenager visiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art earlier this week decided to test out the difference between “real art” and “item that should be put in the lost and found” by placing a pair of…
An artist says she was locked out of her Facebook account for a day and got a warning that “people who repeatedly post things that aren’t allowed on Facebook may have their accounts permanently disabled,” after posting reviews of her latest show on her personal account.
A muralist with either ardently delightful and/or disturbing political fan fiction-related fantasies has created a mural of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin making out. How aroused are you on a scale of “I didn’t know kissing involved so much staring, also why am I having a panic attack” to “my sexy fun time organs…
Spencer Tunick, a New York-based artist, has plans to travel to Cleveland this July to make the Republican National Convention a whole lot tittier.
A man from Oregon who bought a $300 clay jug thingy at an estate sale was told during an episode of Antiques Roadshow that it was worth $50,000. Turns out, it’s not...
Jenna Bush Hager and her mother Laura Bush went on The Tonight Show to promote a children’s book they wrote about appreciating nature—an interesting sentiment, considering their family’s ties to the oil industry—and ended up chattin’ about another thing they appreciate: dad’s childlike, nightmarish paintings.
If you were hoping to snag a sculpture of Adolf Hitler—World War 2-era German dictator and murderous, crazed motherfucker—well, we probably don’t have much in common. Also, you can’t have the one pictured above. It sold today for $17.2 million at auction.
1,200 Columbia students have signed a petition condemning Henry Moore’s “Reclining Figure” (1969-1970) sculpture, soon to be installed in front of the school’s Butler Library, as the second or third -worst thing a sculpture can be—i.e., “hideous.”
Suburban dirtballs of the 1980s are a lost culture, worthy of academic study, that disappeared abruptly, leaving mysterious artifacts for future generations to work over. Think of them as, say, the ancient Mayans, only with mullets.
Today’s Bad Bitch Award goes to Karmenife Paulino, a 22-year-old graduate of Wesleyan University. Raped at a fraternity during her freshman year, she reasserted her sexual agency in a photoshoot entitled “Reclamation,” where she poses as a dominatrix on fraternity grounds.
A billboard suggesting “Vote Trump” survived for two days on Chicago’s West Side, before being replaced first with pro-Bernie graffiti, then with a beautifully drawn alternate recommendation to “Fuck Trump.” The candidate, an animate scarecrow stuffed with the finest manure, is scheduled to speak at University of…
You know that feeling when your singing is mistaken for a horrible, death-beckoning scream?
In an attempt to stop the spread of gentrification in Chicago’s Logan Square, a coven of outcast teenage girls who worship “Manon” will gather to join in the ancient rite of the Invocation of the Spirit.
On Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kris Jenner and her boyfriend Corey Gamble visited the studio of artist Mr. Brainwash to view some recent works inspired by the famous family. One piece, a painting of Kris and her daughters, was particularly good.
I know good art when I see it, and this YouTube parody series of Keeping Up with the Kardashians is art of the highest measure. Its four episodes belong in the digital collections of our planet’s most esteemed modern art museums, where they can be preserved long after the Kardashian-Jenners and their spawn are all…
On January 4, experimental artist Laurie Anderson will perform music in Times Square at a decibel that only dogs can hear. This is not an audio malfunction, but a choice made by Anderson to finally give the dog concert that Times Square audiences have long been waiting for.
A new video featuring the long-suffering laments of the “Instagram Husband” is a comedic tribute to the silent sacrifice of the partners who help make art (or “art”) happen. But it also inadvertently highlights how rarely that role is played by men.