Over at the Washington Post, Robin Givhan gives us the backstory of how nail artist Bernadette Thompson’s iconic money manicure ended up in its rightful place—the Museum of Modern Art.
Page Six is reporting that, for reasons I will never understand, someone just paid $16,000 for a 12-by-9-inch black-and-white sketch of the Empire State Building by budding artist Donald Trump.
Last month, the Jezebel staff learned of Marco Cochrane, an artist whose expertise seems to be erecting giant sculptures of naked women to, somehow, combat female oppression.
Do you know what is nice? This!
Artist Annie Collinge essentially brings dolls to life. She finds dolls, photographs them, and then photographs a human subject styled to look exactly like the chosen toy. This series, titled Five Inches of Limbo, is downright eerie, and inspired by the relationships people have with dolls as children. “They are tiny…
The Louvre has decided to remove an outdoor sculpture by the artist collective Atelier Van Lieshout for reportedly being too sexually explicit. The 2015 piece in question, titled “Domestikator,” depicts *clears throat* a couple of buildings having sex.
Climate change is existentially terrifying and also frustratingly abstract—a combination that makes it really hard for many people to connect with in a personal way, as one does with say, a work of art.
New York Fashion Week, as is standard, was mostly a load of ZZZs this year, but fortunately, Istanbul was concurrently hosting a fashion week of its own, and they were not playing.
Recently an artist named Lucy Sparrow opened a bodega in New York City’s Meatpacking District, in which every single product, from produce to magazines to toilet paper, was made of felt and sewed by hand. And with 9,000 felt objects selling for nearly $70, the shop became swamped with tourists and ultimately had to …
Cindy Sherman—the photographer and artist known for pretending to be people she’s not long before everyone on the Internet started doing that—is a real weirdo. Over the course of her nearly 40-year career photographing herself as clowns, aging socialites, and old-school film stars, she’s been a master at transforming…
A group of protesters is demanding that the Institution of Contemporary Art in Boston remove an exhibition of work by Dana Schutz–the artist known to many for her controversial painting of Emmett Till–even though the show doesn’t include the painting of Emmett Till.
Hundreds of photographs by artist Vivian Maier, a Chicago nanny who constantly took photos in her spare time and was unknown until her negatives were found in the late 2000s, have been donated to the University of Chicago.
Right after local Native tribes protested at the Walker Art Center over Sam Durant’s controversial sculpture, a new retrospective currently at the museum is being called into question as well.
Banksy, the mysterious English graffiti artist who makes apparently mind-blowing art about how Disney is evil or something, might have had his identity revealed this week.
Last Monday, reality TV-hating comedian Jerry Seinfeld refused to hug international pop star (and Jerry Seinfeld fan) Kesha when she approached him on the red carpet at the Kennedy Center. Her request was met with a curt, “No thanks,” Seinfeld explained that he simply had no idea who she was, and the internet laughed…
The Hamptons do not mess around.
After protests concerning the removal of controversial Sam Durant sculpture Scaffold, which recreates a series of famous gallows including one used to hang 38 Native men during the US-Dakota War of 1862, the artwork will now be dismantled starting Friday and then burned in a ceremony.
When video artist Dara Birnbaum first exhibited Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman (1978-79), it was seen as a “paragon of feminist critique.” The work was an explicit feminist critique of Wonder Woman, a character uniquely overburdened by political representation.
The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis has decided to remove one of its new sculptures, Scaffold by the white artist Sam Durant, due to protests from many Native American artists and tribal groups.