Innovative Colorado Butt-Painter Given Probation for Her Extreme Abstract Expressionism

Carmen Tisch, the 36-year-old Colorado woman who notably punched, scratched, and rubbed her butt against a $30-million Clyfford Styl painting in a Denver museum, has been sentenced to two years of probation and will have to undergo mental health treatment because the justice system does not understand performance art.… »6/01/12 9:30am6/01/12 9:30am

A 14-Year-Old Rapper, Some Candy, And Ryan Trecartin's Weirdo Suburbia

There was a closing party for Ryan Trecartin's show "Any Ever" at the Museum of Modern Art's contemporary space, PS1, on Wednesday night, co-hosted by the museum and an online magazine called DIS. There was candy, and an open bar, and Trecartin's incredible video installations, which are about capitalism and market… »9/02/11 4:40pm9/02/11 4:40pm

One Year's Worth Of Makeup Is Applied To This Model's Face

Dutch video artists Lernert and Sander put foundation, eyeshadow, blush, and lipstick on Belgian model Hannelore Knuts' face. They did this three-hundred and sixty-five times. The whole thing took nine hours, three lipsticks, seven bottles of foundation, and two bottles each of cream blush and eyeshadow to achieve.… »6/30/11 6:10pm6/30/11 6:10pm

A History Of Fashion's Appropriation Of Art [NSFW]

For Christian Louboutin's latest lookbook, photographer Peter Lippmann used models to essentially recreate iconic works from art history: Whistler's Mother, Francisco de Zurbarán's St. Dorothy, and here, Jean-Marc Nattier's 1738 Portrait of the Marquise D'Antin. And added, you know, really expensive shoes. It's an old… »6/22/11 6:10pm6/22/11 6:10pm

Chuck Close Photographs Diane von Furstenberg After Ski Accident

Diane von Furstenberg sat for a portrait with Chuck Close six weeks after a skiing accident left her with a broken nose and fractured bones in her face. "I gave up on my looks a long time ago," says the designer. In fact, she wishes Close could have taken this color Polaroid closer to her accident. "I should have come… »4/04/11 1:13pm4/04/11 1:13pm