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Art

Artist Jan Hakon Erichsen Explains His Balloon Popping/Pasta Breaking Instagram Videos

“You should really, really, not try this at home.”
Peter Slattery
2.6.19
Ultramarine

Scientists Identify a Medieval Artist by the Blue Gemstone in Her Teeth

“The discovery of lapis lazuli in the dental calculus of an 11th-century religious woman is without precedent in the European medieval archaeological record.”
Becky Ferreira
1.9.19
Photography

These Powerful Images Celebrate Artists of Color Amid Lush, Green Backdrops

Naima Green uses photography to honor black creatives in New York and beyond.
Clara Mokri
10.11.18
Comics!

'Stoner Art,' Today's Comic by Lina Ehrentraut

In this comic, we watch the warm-up ritual of an artist who is preparing to pump out masterpieces.
Lina Ehrentraut
9.24.18
Comics!

'Monday Morning to Friday Night Blues!' Today's Comic by Nishant Saldanha

Mr. Good Guy plays the piano, the piano doesn't play him.
Nishant Saldanha
7.20.18
Art

The Artist Creating a 'Karaoke Spiritual Center' to Explore South Asian Identity

Baseera Khan's artwork and performances playfully examine the politics of living in a brown body in America.
Sarah Burke
1.22.18
Comics!

'My Ridiculously Big Mouth,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs

Mouthbert, an artistic dinosaur with a ridiculously big mouth, struggles with self-esteem in today's comic.
Robin Vehrs
11.21.17
mental health

Creativity and OCD Go Bizarrely Hand-in-Hand

The disorder presents a unique set of challenges—and sometimes freedom—for people in the performing arts.
Michael Stahl
10.4.17
Cannibalism

This Guy Wrote a Guide to Being a Cannibal

To Eat or to be Eaten—A Guide to Cannibalism contains human butchery diagrams and recipes for human minced meat mango tartare and human tenderloin with cider.
Phoebe Hurst
9.27.17
porn

The Women Making Feminist Tentacle Porn

Illustrations of women engaging in sexual acts with tentacled creatures often follow a restrictive, rape-centric narrative. But a new crop of female artists are subverting the genre's sexist tropes.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
9.25.17
Comics!

'The Mint Club,' Today's Comic by Erik Svetoft

A ventriloquist learns that a beautiful voice is a tough act to follow.
Erik Svetoft
9.19.17
Garage Magazine

Is Loie Hollowell a Georgia O’Keefe for the Instagram Age?

The artist tells us how she makes her paintings pulse with sexual energy.
Haley Mellin
6.6.17
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