5 Surprising Musical Inspirations for Werner Herzog’s Cinema
One of them is 'The Lion King.' Another is a choir of shepherds from Sardinia.
The Met Just Released 375,000 Priceless Artworks into the Public Domain
America's largest museum sets free its iconic collection of paintings and sculptures.
A Computer Turns Home Footage into Animated Oil Paintings
A creative technologist at The MET is finding intimate new uses for neural networks.
Snoop Dogg Is Painting Now: Last Week In Art
Also: Two van Goghs, stolen 14 years ago, were recovered by Italian police and returned to the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
A Keith Haring Mural Is in Danger: Last Week In Art
In art news, the Met announces record high attendance amidst financial difficulties, and a Keith Haring Mural is in danger of being torn down by developers.
Leonardo DiCaprio's Art Auction Raises $45 Million: Last Week in Art
Artists included, to name just a few, Damien Hirst, James Turrell, and Adrien Brody.
Jeanette Hayes Aces the Faceswap | Insta of the Week
The Met's new contemporary art annex has become a playground for memesters and net artists.
How a Freewheeling Skater Became an Art Historian
Ted Barrow leads a double life.
Reframing "White Jesus"
Justin Renel Joseph's case against the Met asks, where is the line between censorship and rebuilding history?
The Met Museum Has a "Costume Institute" to Preserve the History of Fashion
From 1930s croquis to Naomi Campbell, take a look inside the Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library.
Laughing Gas? The Met Should Be More Worried About London's Crack and Crystal Meth Problems
For Lambeth council, clamping down on NOS canister litter is an easier win that honing in on the borough's real drug issues.
Russell Brand's Plan to Love-Bomb the Police Is Fatuous Bullshit
I don't get it, what's to love? The institutional racism or the unaccountable violence?