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How to Look at Atatiana Jefferson

How to Look at Atatiana Jefferson

Every Sunday for the last six years, artist Nikkolas Smith has taken out his iPad in his Los Angeles home, blocking out a few hours to paint whatever comes to mind. Sometimes his subjects are
Inside L.A.'s New Weed Museum

Inside L.A.'s New Weed Museum

The Weedmaps Museum of Weed in Los Angeles presents the highs and lows of cannabis's complicated history.
Inside L.A.'s New Weed Museum

Inside L.A.'s New Weed Museum

The Weedmaps Museum of Weed in Los Angeles presents the highs and lows of cannabis's complicated history.

Modernica Taps Cleon Peterson for 30th Anniversary Furniture

Two limited edition pieces adorned with the artist's 2019 piece "Land of Shadows" Since 1989, Modernica has offered design-forward products of the utmost quality. At their family-owned factory in

Overdue Attention for Overlooked Women Old Masters

Several significant exhibitions of Old Masters have been announced, and while large shows of Renaissance and Baroque paintings aren’t anything new, this recent spate is solely focused on women
Artist surgically removes Xenomorph from his drawing of a man

Artist surgically removes Xenomorph from his drawing of a man

View this post on Instagram "Xenomorph Extraction Video Tutorial" Here's an updated version of this animation because it's always good to remember how to extract a xenomorph. • • • • • #scifi
Angelina Jolie-Produced Documentary ‘Serendipity’ Explores Breast Cancer Through Sculpture

Angelina Jolie-Produced Documentary ‘Serendipity’ Explores Breast Cancer Through Sculpture

A new documentary from French sculptor Prune Nourry—and produced by Angelina Jolie and Darren Aronofsky—follows Nourry's battle with breast cancer and the connection to her own art.
L.A. Phil Celebrates Centennial Bridging Past and Future

L.A. Phil Celebrates Centennial Bridging Past and Future

Culminating a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Los Angeles Philharmonic invited the two immediate past conductors, Zubin Mehta and Esa-Pekka Salonen, to join Gustavo Dudamel to lead

Zane Lowe's new Beats 1 show is all about new music

This summer, Apple created New Music Daily, a curated playlist with the latest and most popular tracks from around the world. Today, it's launching a companion radio broadcast on Beats 1. The weekly

Great (Women) Artists

With the work of 400+ artists from all over the world, PHAIDON’s Great Women Artists spans five centuries of glorious creations—from the Renaissance to Rococo, Surrealism, to street photography and
MOMA’s Heady Introduction to Betye Saar, “The Conscience of the Art World”

MOMA’s Heady Introduction to Betye Saar, “The Conscience of the Art World”

Doreen St. Félix writes about the assemblage art of Betye Saar, which is featured in a new exhibit, “The Legends of ‘Black Girl’s Window,’ ” at the Museum of Modern Art.

Spotify will alert you to new music with sponsored pop-ups

Spotify is testing another way for artists to promote their music, but it's one that might annoy users. Artists and their teams will be able to sponsor the Brand New Music for You pop-ups in the

Cuban Artist Héctor Frank’s “Color de Cabezas” Exhibit at Toth Gallery

Large-format paintings that probe the human portrait It’s not an exaggeration to say that a trip to Havana often leads to the studio of Héctor Frank. The Cuban artist’s open workplace and the
Metal Men Artist Shane Davis Reflects on the Lies That Make Heroes Tick

Metal Men Artist Shane Davis Reflects on the Lies That Make Heroes Tick

Writer Dan DiDio and artist Shane Davis’ new Metal Men series, out this week, is drenched in bright splashes of gleaming color that hide a dark, human truth. It binds the comic’s team of heroes and
YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos

YouTube partners with Merchbar to sell music artists’ swag underneath videos

YouTube is partnering with Merchbar on a new integration that will allow artists to sell their official merchandise to their worldwide fans from a shelf just below the video. The addition is the
Ludacris Is Now Georgia State University's Artist-in-Residence

Ludacris Is Now Georgia State University's Artist-in-Residence

Ludacris has a lot of titles to his name, and he's just garnered himself another one.
The Timeless Cartoons of Dana Fradon

The Timeless Cartoons of Dana Fradon

Edward Koren remembers Dana Fradon, a New Yorker cartoonist who died on October 3rd, the last of the legendary artists brought to the magazine by Harold Ross.
Sulli Death: K-Pop Industry Mourns Singer, Cancels Events

Sulli Death: K-Pop Industry Mourns Singer, Cancels Events

Concerts, promotional operations, and press events in Korea were cancelled Tuesday, following the sudden death on Monday of prominent singer-actress Sulli. Sulli, real name Choi Jin-ri, was 25 when
Check out this killer Yoshitomo Nara graffiti in NYC bar

Check out this killer Yoshitomo Nara graffiti in NYC bar

In 2009, Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara was hanging out with his business manager Tim Blum in the Manhattan bar Niagrara. Nara pulled out a marker and drew some of his fantastic figures on the walls.