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last week in art

Arts Gave $729.6 Billion to the U.S. Economy, Latest NEA Report Reveals

Also last week, Egypt revealed a newly restored statue of Ramses II and Alec Baldwin is taking gallery owner Mary Boone to trial.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.24.17
grants

Meet the Organization Giving Unrestricted Grants to American Artists

With threats to government arts funding, United States Artists steps up to fill the void.
Abby Ronner
4.19.17
last week in art

150 Members of Congress, Including 11 Republicans, Announced Support for the NEA

Also last week: Kanye launched a jewelry line and Shia LaBeouf kicked off a performance in Finland.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.17.17
last week in art

David Bowie Is Getting His Own Postage Stamps

Also in the news this week: the Whitney Biennial, and a $60 million pink star diamond ring.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.20.17
Arts

Trump Wants to Kill the Programs That Produced Your Favorite Art

We may not get the next 'Infinite Jest,' 'The Color Purple,' or 'A Confederacy of Dunces,' if Trump gets his way.
J. W. McCormack
3.17.17
Art Funding

Here’s How Trump’s Tax Plan Crushes America’s Arts Programs

Big Bird himself is in danger, along with local arts communities across the country.
Beckett Mufson
3.16.17
public art

Daniele Frazier Makes Giant Kites That Look Like Flowers, Hearts, and Wings

Now, you can help the Brooklyn-based artist bring massive wind-inflated flowers to her neighborhood park.
Beckett Mufson
3.15.17
institutions

Trump's Potential NEA Cuts Would Shut Down Arts Groups to Save Us Each 46¢

Communities nationwide rely on cultural and art organizations to foster greater understanding and local creativity.
Abby Ronner
2.16.17
Motherboard Blog

How to Get Paid to Design Money

It's not clear if you can get paid in your design.
Ben Richmond
12.10.13
Motherboard Blog

Ranking the Arts By How Much They Contribute to America’s GDP

A government report on the arts invites a shouting match. Also: video games.
Ben Richmond
12.10.13
Motherboard Blog

NASA Wants to Give Our Moon Its Own Moon

Looks like our Moon might be getting a companion in the coming years.
Amy Shira Teitel
1.4.13
The Education Issue

Trenchcoat Mafia

In Sacramento recently they threatened to destroy anyone who opposed them, even an eight-year-old boy (a lawsuit is pending).
Gavin McInnes
12.1.04