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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
The Amy Sherald Effect

The Amy Sherald Effect

In the painter’s realism, race applies as a condition and a cause for resetting the mainstream of Western art, Peter Schjeldahl writes.
Roy DeCarava’s Poetics of Blackness

Roy DeCarava’s Poetics of Blackness

Hilton Als on how the artist Roy DeCarava explored the ways in which race can define a person’s style and essence.
Daniel Johnston covers The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows"

Daniel Johnston covers The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows"

Listen to the wonderful outsider musician Daniel Johnston, who died last week, cover The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows." The cover was included on the 2006 compilation "Do It Again: A Tribute to Pet
This App Works Like Shazam For Art

This App Works Like Shazam For Art

When you hear a song you like that you can’t quite place Shazam has become many people’s solution to the problem. All you have to do it open the app, let it listen to the tune for a few seconds, and

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An innovative orange juicer, how science fiction inspires science, a stadium-sized nature installation and more from the web this week Orange Juicer Turns Peels Into Cups Italian design firm Carlo

Deezer's new royalty system could be a big deal for smaller artists

Deezer wants to launch a payment structure that more fairly rewards creators for their music. If the company can get the necessary rights holders on board, it intends to launch a user-centric payment

Judy Chicago: Los Angeles at Jeffrey Deitch, a Postcard Book

Coinciding with the opening of Judy Chicago’s Los Angeles show at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, the beloved artist has released a collection of 36 postcards in collaboration with Prospect. The set is

Barry Rosenthal’s Photos of Ocean Plastic

Using Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field (located on Jamaica Bay) as his source, Barry Rosenthal collects plastic pollution from the water and photographs it—oftentimes in monochrome or artful
How This Entrepreneur Is Helping Digital Artists Protect Their Work

How This Entrepreneur Is Helping Digital Artists Protect Their Work

Dannie Chu discusses what it takes to create a business focused on creativity within a digital space.
How This Entrepreneur Is Helping Digital Artists Protect Their Work

How This Entrepreneur Is Helping Digital Artists Protect Their Work

Dannie Chu discusses what it takes to create a business focused on creativity within a digital space.
Bahia Shehab’s Anti-Brexit Street Art

Bahia Shehab’s Anti-Brexit Street Art

The artist, known for her graffiti during the Arab Spring, takes her spray cans to a London wall to goose Boris Johnson.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The return of the airship, a 30-year time-lapse of NYC's skyline, saying farewell to photographer Peter Lindbergh and more from around the internet Snøhetta-Designed Building Produces More Energy Than

“The Art of Being Good” Exhibition at the Tallinn Art Hall

Reflecting on an international group show that analyzed the ethics of art today Rising along the central Freedom Square of Tallinn, Estonia, the Tallinn Art Hall consistently hosts thought-provoking
Lightbox Expo Puts Spotlight on Industry Artists

Lightbox Expo Puts Spotlight on Industry Artists

Almost everything that appears in today’s media, from the latest superhero movie to video games to animated TV shows and comics, passes through the mind and hands of at least one artist. Celebrating

Pandora now lets you share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories

Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts. The feature comes well over a year after Spotify
Sterling Ruby’s Mixed Media

Sterling Ruby’s Mixed Media

Christina Binkley on the art star, a longtime collaborator of Raf Simons, who wants to take his designs to a wider audience with a new clothing line.

Adrian Cheng Unveils the K11 Musea Art Collection in Hong Kong at an Uncertain Time

Adrian Cheng has been reshaping art and retail in Hong Kong for years, but his latest venture is debuting amidst civil unrest.

Spotify lets you add 15-second song clips to Facebook Stories

Beginning today, Spotify will let users share 15-second clips of Spotify songs on their Facebook Stories. If followers tap on the preview, they'll be transferred to Spotify, where they can listen to