Art

Film

In 'Shirkers,' a Stolen Slasher Road Flick Becomes Documentary Gold

A new documentary tells the story of the director who spent decades chasing the man who stole her film.
Zsófia Paulikovics
4 days ago
Art

This Artist Took Your Asian Stereotypes and Turned Them into Jewelry

Ada Chen is changing the world of jewelry by turning Chinese-American stereotypes into humorous adornments.
Eda Yu
11.11.18
Art

Is This the First Historical Dick Pic?

Archaeologists in Turkey have discovered second century mosaics of “Narcissus enchanted with his own penis.”
Emma Specter
11.11.18
Art

The Quest for Selfies Has Cost the Art World at Least $1.5 Million

Are selfies the enemy of art?
Emma Specter
11.9.18
FOOD

Meet the People Turning Your Meal into a Feast for the Senses in India

Eat with your eyes (and nose, and ears, and brain).
Sushmita Sundaram
11.8.18
Fashion

The Story Behind Lil Kim’s Iconic Louis Vuitton Logo-Print Portrait

David LaChapelle tells us the whole history of how the image came together. Plus: a casino-themed Kardashian family Christmas card.
Nadja Sayej
11.6.18
agenda

The Tokyo Artist Building Extravagant Floral Blanket Rooms

Makoto Egashira's elaborate installations are a fuzzy, kitschy clash of eastern and western culture
Laura Pitcher
11.3.18
china

A Chinese Dissident Artist Is Taking Aim at Google for Censored Search Engine

Badiucao’s new exhibition compares Google's censored search engine for China, codenamed Dragonfly, to Donald Trump's wall.
Jamie Fullerton
11.2.18
GARAGE House of Horrors

Sex Scenes: Cut Off the Head of Your Rapist

Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Judith Slaying Holofernes’ is a bloody portrait of rage against an unjust system.
Rachel Rabbit White
10.28.18
Culture

Inside the Underground Subculture of Female Korean Tattoo Artists

Although tattooing is illegal in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
Tim Chan
10.28.18
climate change

One Thousand Cranes

A tale befitting the power and tragedy of the age of climate change.
Zora Mai Quỳnh
10.27.18
Illustration

This Kolkata-Based Animator’s Retelling of the ‘Mahabharata’ Humanizes Its Relevance Today

In the times of mythical symbols being used for violence, Upamanyu Bhattacharyya’s creations strip off the glories of the epic wars.
Pallavi Pundir
10.23.18