Masks

last week in art

Chelsea Manning Is Going to Make an Art World Debut

The masks in ‘A Becoming Resemblance’ were constructed from DNA samples Manning sent to artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg from prison.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.4.17
sculpture

Meet the Artist Making "Daggers" for Spiritual Protection

Lucien Shapiro fuses gems, minerals, and love to make spiritually protective art weapons.
Andrew Nunes
6.28.17
Photography

Lavish Photos of Nude Men in Mansions Are a Voyeur's Delight

Photographer Mehyrl Levisse's surreal nude portraits are an absurdist peep show of French decadence.
DJ Pangburn
6.13.17
hyperrealism

These Hyper Realistic Masks Are Absolutely Freaking Us Out

Landon Meier's 'Hyperflesh' masks turn him into Trump, Putin, Walter White, and now a creepy child-man.
Beckett Mufson
5.18.17
sculpture

[NSFW] After Looking at These Grotesque Sculptures, Try Sleeping Tonight

Colin Christian finds the perfect balance between dark, sexy, and absolutely terrifying.
DJ Pangburn
5.2.17
Performance Art

Unsettling Anime Masks Exorcise This Artist's Insecurities

Valery Jung Estabrook made a series of emoji-like masks to escape the roles society asks her to play.
Beckett Mufson
3.8.17
Art

MIT’s Ultra High-Def 3D Printer Creates Futuristic Death Masks

Meet the artist-scientists reincarnating masks from the past, present, and future.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.2.16
video

Surreal Masks, An Irreverent Half-Time Dance Squad, and Infinity Burial Suits | Culture Beat Episode 5

In the fifth episode of Culture Beat, we visit artist and mask-maker David Henry Nobody Jr., meet the women of the LA City Municipal Dance Squad, and celebrate life with Jae Rhim Lee's infinity burial suits.
The Creators Project
10.21.16
Art

Frightening Fibre Artist Makes Gnarly Knits

Fibre artist Tracy Widdess reveals the origin of her macabre masks and woeful weavings.
Andrew Salomone
8.9.16
Art

Stare at the Sun for as Long as You Want in These Masks

On top of the High Line, artist Eduardo Navarro invited participants to wear masks and stare into the center of our solar system.
Taylor Lindsay
7.28.16
Premieres

Tobacco’s Video for “Human Om” Is Terrifyingly Addictive

Let Hillary Clinton and co. lull you into hypnotic unease.
Andrea Domanick
7.11.16
Art

Masked and Unafraid: Narcissister On the Naked Choreography of Performance

The masked artist known as Narcissister lets her body tell the narrative.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
6.21.16
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