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
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
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
News

What Do Young Chinese People Think About the End of the One-Child Policy?

They're not as eager to start having loads of kids as you might think.
Kate Lee
11.11.15
Art

7 Essential Steps for Starting Your Own Art Movement

There's never been a more perfect time to kick Damien Hirst from his high chair.
Tony van der Giessen
8.29.15
tech

Why Is Walmart Upset with a Guy for Photoshopping This Picture of a Horse in Front of One of Its Stores?

The retail giant claims that the prank website walmart.horse will confuse customers and will tarnish "the goodwill and reputation of Walmart’s products, services, and trademarks."
Allie Conti
3.9.15
Art

A Seminal Duchamp Work Was Re-Imagined As A Kilometer-Long Light Painting

"Human Tide" is a long exposure/time-lapse ode to the legendary Dadaist.
Zach Sokol
3.17.14