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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.
Busan: Oscar-winning Composer A.R. Rahman Sings ‘99 Songs’

Busan: Oscar-winning Composer A.R. Rahman Sings ‘99 Songs’

A.R. Rahman, Oscar-, BAFTA- and Grammy-winning composer of “Slumdog Millionaire”, will world premiere his debut as screenwriter and producer “99 Songs” at the Busan International Film Festival on
The Story of Ulillillia

The Story of Ulillillia

Nick "Ulillillia" Smith is a game developer, writer and YouTuber who achieved recognition in the early 2010s due to his eccentricity, the shameless intensity of his outsider-art creations, and his
Paintings by famed chimpanzee artist to be sold by London gallery

Paintings by famed chimpanzee artist to be sold by London gallery

During the 1950s, surrealist and ethologist Desmond Morris mentored Congo, a chimpanzee, in the great ape's artistic pursuits. Congo painted more than 400 works that were purchased by the likes of

Contemporary Artist Jojo Anavim Collaborates With Floral Innovator Venus ET Fleur

50 limited edition, hand-painted and diamond-dusted boxes filled with the brand's eternity roses Developed over two years, contemporary artist Jojo Anavim‘s 50 unique, hand-painted flower boxes for
Banksy painting just sold for $12 million

Banksy painting just sold for $12 million

Banksy's massive "Devolved Parliament," a 2009 painting of chimpanzees in Britain’s House of Commons, just sold for $12.1 million at a Sotheby's auction. It was put on the block by a private, unnamed

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama

With illustrations by Yayoi Kusama, this Penguin Classics hardcover release fuses the artist’s surreal style with the beloved tale. The book still suits kids, but proves that the tale transcends

Burgundy’s Wildly Colorful Multidisciplinary Festival, Feÿ

A 17th century chateau comes to life with exhibitions and performances Over the weekend of 20-22 September, the town of Villecien, France played host to Feÿ, an art festival in its second year. Taking
A Photographer at the Ends of the Earth

A Photographer at the Ends of the Earth

Thomas Joshua Cooper risks his life to document the world’s remotest places, Dana Goodyear writes.
Richard Serra Will Jolt You Awake

Richard Serra Will Jolt You Awake

Peter Schjeldahl on how the minimalist sculptor, with current shows at three branches of the Gagosian gallery, keeps the dynamic of the sublime in splendid tension.

DTLA’s Soho Warehouse Celebrates Local Artists

Across the seven-story property, members and guests will find artwork by 100+ LA-based creators For the last few years, many conversations about Downtown LA have turned to Soho Warehouse in the Arts
Daniel Wu Joins Genies Avatar Agency (EXCLUSIVE)

Daniel Wu Joins Genies Avatar Agency (EXCLUSIVE)

Asian-American star, Daniel Wu has partnered with Genies, the Los Angeles-based company that creates working avatars for celebrities. The company’s proprietary technology allows users to express

ArtBo 2019: Highlighting Emerging Talent

From multimedia installations to meme-fueled paintings, the works on display were as diverse as they were inspiring Now in its 15th year, 2019’s ArtBo in Bogotá consisted of 55 galleries representing

OY/YO Onesie

Based on the yellow aluminum “OY/YO” sculpture by Deborah Kass, this blue onesie is (like the artwork itself) a spirited play on language. With “YO” on the back, and the Yiddish exclamation “OY” on

New music platform Audius plans to capitalize on SoundCloud's faults

A new streaming service, Audius, wants to make up for SoundCloud's shortcomings. The free hosting service and music streaming platform launched today, and it's positioning itself as a blockchain-based
Spotify’s app for artists gets a big revamp, adds real-time stats for listeners

Spotify’s app for artists gets a big revamp, adds real-time stats for listeners

Spotify this morning is rolling out an updated version of its app for artists, across both iOS and Android. The new app includes a refreshed design, as well as new analytics like real-time stats on

Interview: Artist and Designer Camille Walala

Ahead of Us By Night, we discuss staying true to yourself regardless of trends with the beloved artist Multi-talented artist and designer Camille Walala creates unique work that’s influenced by
YouTube overhauls its problematic verification program

YouTube overhauls its problematic verification program

YouTube’s verification program is getting a massive overhaul, the company announced today, which will likely result in a number of less prominent creators losing their verification status. Previously,

“Judy Chicago: Los Angeles” at Jeffery Deitch

An exploration of the feminist artist's time making, teaching and exhibiting in California Vibrant shapes and colors created by Judy Chicago fill LA’s Jeffrey Deitch gallery, with its massive wooden