Dada

interactive art

Someone Turned Marcel Duchamp's Famous Urinal into Mini Golf

To commemorate the artwork's 100th anniversary, artist Richard Gabriel turned Duchamp's infamous urinal into a mini golf course.
DJ Pangburn
7.9.17
sculpture

Artist Sneaks Urinal-Subway Seat Onto NYC Train

Inspired by Duchamp and his Readymades, Benjamin Nordsmark crafted a hybrid urinal-subway seat from plywood, painted it orange, then headed off on the subway to get people’s reactions.
Kevin Holmes
4.27.17
Paris

Man Ray’s New Photo Art Book Is a Surrealist’s Delight

A comprehensive retrospective of the iconic Surrealist documents an artistic career, all in monochrome.
Diana Shi
1.7.17
Art

Dada Icon Francis Picabia Gets His First Full U.S. Retrospective

A much-needed look at the man who said, "Our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction."
DJ Pangburn
11.26.16
Art

Emojis and Horror Tropes Collide in Distorted Paintings

Equal amounts precision and playful anarchy permeate painter Eric Helvie’s new exhibition, 'NOOL.'
DJ Pangburn
11.17.16
Stuff

How Dadaism Created the 21st Century

A quick chat with Alexei Sayle about the art movement's enduring effect on culture.
Josh Baines
9.29.16
the worst things of all time

Dad Attends Cosmic Festival of Electronic Music, Science, and Stargazing, Then Complains It Stank of Hella Weed

"I’m not stupid and could tell the smell a mile off," your dad told the Manchester Evening News.
Emma Garland
7.26.16
Music

Talk During This Art Opening, and You'll Get Thrown Out

A silent exhibition of musical scores encourages viewers to imagine sounds.
Alyssa Buffenstein
6.30.16
Holy Shit

Stream Father's Banging New Song "Why Don't U" Featuring Abra and iLoveMakonnen

Dad also announces a new album called 'I'm a Piece of Shit.'
Alex Robert Ross
3.8.16
Culture

The Power of Cutting Up Your Idols, and Everything Else

At a talk at the Morbid Anatomy Museum, psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair and occult artist Katelan Foisy explained how their witchy version of the cut-up method can apply to daily life.
Gabby Bess
1.12.16
experimental performance pieces

This Is Not Basketball: The Brooklyn Nets as Dada Masterpiece

The Brooklyn Nets have been dull and less than mediocre this season, and may be for some time still. In their lameness, however, lies a secret: they are really an art experiment.
Alex Siquig
12.9.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Tangiers’ Will Push the Creative Boundaries of Video Games

It's set in a surrealist world that "can loosely be summed up as 1960s inner-city Britain meets William Burroughs." We talked with the game's creator, Alex Harvey, about the exciting new project.
Matt Porter
11.30.15
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