Art & Culture

Ceramic Artist Lalese Stamps Creates 100 Wildly Varying Mug Handles in 100 Days

Ceramic Artist Lalese Stamps Creates 100 Wildly Varying Mug Handles in 100 Days

While some of Lalese Stamps’s mugs might be safe to grab before you’re fully caffeinated, exercise caution with others. Last year, the Columbus-based ceramicist, of Lolly Lolly Ceramics, embarked on a
Globes and Astronaut Helmets Form Heads of Figurative Sculptures by Artist Yinka Shonibare CBE

Globes and Astronaut Helmets Form Heads of Figurative Sculptures by Artist Yinka Shonibare CBE

Through life-sized sculptures, artist Yinka Shonibare CBE considers the grasp of colonialism and its lasting effects on modern conceptions of identity. Each faceless figure is in the midst of an
Brandon Ndife at Bureau

Brandon Ndife at Bureau

Artist: Brandon Ndife Venue: Bureau, New York Exhibition Title: MY ZONE Date: March 20, 2020 – Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.
From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks

From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks

In honor of George Floyd, a Black man murdered by a White police officer in May, artists have been painting murals and sharing messages in what now is a global movement supporting the victim. From
A 20,000-Square-Foot Tribute to Healthcare Workers Emerges at Queens Museum

A 20,000-Square-Foot Tribute to Healthcare Workers Emerges at Queens Museum

In the Queens Museum parking lot, Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada (previously) has painted a 20,000-square-foot mural as both an act of gratitude to Latinx healthcare workers, who have
Week in Review: May 31, 2020

Week in Review: May 31, 2020

This week’s featured exhibitions: Yuka Hasegawa at THE STEAK HOUSE DOSKOI Louise Sartor at Le Consortium Jacqueline de Jong at Rodolphe Janssen Cai Zebin at Capsule Shanghai Josh Smith at David
Marc Kokopeli, Adam Martin at Etablissement d’en face projects

Marc Kokopeli, Adam Martin at Etablissement d’en face projects

Artists: Marc Kokopeli, Adam Martin Venue: Etablissement d’en face projects, Brussels Exhibition Title: How to Start a Highschool Underground Date: November 16 – December 29, 2019 Curated By: Robert
Pop Culture Icons Undergo Taxonomic Studies in These Vintage-Style Illustrations

Pop Culture Icons Undergo Taxonomic Studies in These Vintage-Style Illustrations

How would you biologically classify a hippogriff? Austin-based illustrator Chet Phillips is offering his own taxonomic studies for some of pop culture’s most iconic characters as part of his Unnatural
“STAY SAFE” at Shivers Only

“STAY SAFE” at Shivers Only

Artists: Will Benedict, Lucy Bull, Tatjana Danneberg, Guillaume Dernervaud, Julien Goniche, Angélique Heidler, Mew Jirasirikul, Maren Karlson, Olivier Kosta-Théfaine, Mia Sanchez, Naoki Sutter-Shudo,
Barbie and Ken Get Relatable Quarantine Makeovers in Humorous Miniature Sets

Barbie and Ken Get Relatable Quarantine Makeovers in Humorous Miniature Sets

Barbies have garnered attention for years because of their unrealistic proportions, lack of diversity, and gendered activities. Despite some noteworthy changes, Tonya Ruiz, a former model turned toy
Archaeologists Excavate a Stunning Roman Mosaic That’s Untarnished From an Italian Vineyard

Archaeologists Excavate a Stunning Roman Mosaic That’s Untarnished From an Italian Vineyard

Archaeologists made an extraordinary discovery this week when they uncovered a pristine mosaic that’s been hidden underneath feet of soil since the 3rd century. Situated in a private vineyard in the
Dried Botanics Pressed into Delicate Fauna Compositions by Artist Helen Ahpornsiri

Dried Botanics Pressed into Delicate Fauna Compositions by Artist Helen Ahpornsiri

England-based artist Helen Ahpornsiri (previously) presses delicate flowers and plants into wondrous artworks that depict the colorful diversity of the natural world. By foraging botanics from her
Tom Król at Neuer Aachener Kunstverein

Tom Król at Neuer Aachener Kunstverein

Artist: Tom Król Venue: Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen Exhibition Title: Limbo Date: March 14 – May 31, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available
Under Quarantine, Aquatic Photographer Turns His Lens on Radiant Sunbirds in His Backyard

Under Quarantine, Aquatic Photographer Turns His Lens on Radiant Sunbirds in His Backyard

Steve Benjamin generally uses his background in Zoology to capture the underwater lives of sharks, whales, and dolphins. But due to quarantine restrictions spurred by the ongoing threat of
Human Metamorphosis Embodied in Rosemary Holliday Hall’s Oxidized Chrysalises

Human Metamorphosis Embodied in Rosemary Holliday Hall’s Oxidized Chrysalises

Chicago-based artist Rosemary Holliday Hall envisions transformation through Encyclia Imagosis, a sculptural series that brings the physical processes of insect metamorphosis to a human scale. The
Doughy Braids and Sliced Fruits Arranged into Sumptuous Pies by Karin Pfeiff-Boschek

Doughy Braids and Sliced Fruits Arranged into Sumptuous Pies by Karin Pfeiff-Boschek

While many people are spending their days starting batches of sourdough, Karin Pfeiff-Boschek has been busy baking sweet pies with mesmerizing arrangements that appear almost too pretty to eat. She

NADA Presents FAIR

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is pleased to present FAIR, built in partnership with Artlogic. FAIR is a new art fair initiative designed to be entirely online, function cooperatively, and act as
Deep-Sea Exploration in the Ningaloo Canyons Unveils Gripping Footage of Undiscovered Aquatic Life

Deep-Sea Exploration in the Ningaloo Canyons Unveils Gripping Footage of Undiscovered Aquatic Life

Plunge into the serene depths of the Indian Ocean through new 4K footage from the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s recent dive into the Ningaloo Canyons off the western coast of Australia. Previously unseen
Louise Sartor at Le Consortium

Louise Sartor at Le Consortium

Artist: Louise Sartor Venue: Le Consortium, Dijon Exhibition Title: Kiss of life Date: March 14 – October 18, 2020 Curated By: Eric Troncy Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press
Week in Review: May 24, 2020

Week in Review: May 24, 2020

This week’s featured exhibitions: Trevor Shimizu at ICA Philadelphia Trevor Shimizu at Kunsthalle Lissabon Dirkje Kuik and Philipp Gufler at Centraal Museum General Idea at Mitchell-Innes & Nash