contemporary art

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Internal Stress

Qiu Yang's beautiful photos capture the surprising results when mechanical stress is applied to plastic products.
Qiu Yang
12.3.18
Garage Magazine

How New Zealand's Millennial Artists are Confronting Generational Stigma

Are millennials equally lost and lamentable the world over? A recent trio of forward-looking exhibitions in New Zealand suggests that youth remains a truly international—and consistently problematic—art-world obsession.
Lana Lopesi
9.20.17
ceramics

6 Female Artists Demonstrate Pottery's Subversive Potential

A group show in London responds to a ceramics exhibit staged at the Whitney Museum in 1981.
Catherine Chapman
7.28.17
Photography

This Artist Recreates Memories With Photographic Collage

Paul Anthony Smith turns photographs into pointillist representations of social constructs.
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.27.17
sculpture

Meet the Artist Making "Daggers" for Spiritual Protection

Lucien Shapiro fuses gems, minerals, and love to make spiritually protective art weapons.
Andrew Nunes
6.27.17
abstract art

These Flower-Inspired Rorschach Tests Will Leave You Feeling Grounded

What do you see in these flowers?
Cailey Rizzo
6.17.17
contemporary art

These Graphite Sketches Personify the Beautiful Disorder of the Internet

Since high school, Jeanette Hayes has archived hundreds of thousands of images from the surface web.
Antwaun Sargent
6.14.17
Illustrations

From Coca-Cola Douching to Crocodile Dung, Illustrating History’s Shocking Contraception Methods

8 colorful illustrations by Sarah Alinia Ziazi illustrate our cultural misconceptions.
Cailey Rizzo
6.4.17
old master paintings

Street Artists Remix Old Masterpieces

Partnering with Fat Free Art, Sotheby's tasked street artists with creating new work inspired by very old paintings.
DJ Pangburn
5.23.17
Art

Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art's Greatest Mysteries

The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.
Wilbert L. Cooper
5.18.17
Mother's Day

On Being Kara Walker's Daughter

Octavia Bürgel writes about growing up with a noteworthy, Black, female, artist as her mother.
Octavia Bürgel
5.14.17
Pop Art

Weijue Wang’s Plush Pink Boob Sculptures are Deceptively Precious

The artist's 'Boobroom' debuts at StARTup Art Fair in San Francisco.
Kelsey Lannin
5.12.17
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