An Interview with Cookie, Japan's Favorite Comedian-Turned-Artist
Ahead of his debut at Artexpo in New York, we talked to Nikuguso Tarou about art, comedy, and keeping it 'kawaii.'
An Art Examiner Discovered Secret Basquiat Drawings Using a Blacklight
A New York conservator discovered a new Basquiat painting with coded blacklight images.
7 Black Artists You Should Know
From working with Solange to being lauded by "Vogue," these women are lighting up the art scene.
Don't Steal Paintings From Bars, Even if They're of Christopher Walken
“ALL IS GOOD AS WE GOT OUR BELOVED CHRISTOPHER BACK," the Edinburgh bar wrote on Facebook.
MoMA Is Finally Giving Legendary Black Artist Charles White His Due
Black people have made great art forever but have been mostly ignored by large museums. Nearly 40 years after his death, White is finally getting the acclaim he deserves.
Exploring the Uncanny, Sci-Fi Dystopias of Simon Stålenhag
To celebrate the release of his third book, 'The Electric State,' we spoke with the Swedish painter about the fear of technology, the rise of fascism, the power of art, and (of course) robots.
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'Stay Inside,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani
An artist talks about his work anxiety and what he does to escape it.
These Playful Watercolor Paintings Update the Kama Sutra for 2018
“I found it only natural to include some homosexual and queer couples in my book—because, well, it’s 2018! I wanted my book to be colorful in every sense."
This Artist’s Neon Erotica Is Metal (and NSFW) as Hell
L.A. artist Kristen Liu-Wong paints beautiful scenes of bong-smoking, kinky warrior-queens.
We Need More Artists Like This Street Performer-Turned Multimedia Wizard
How a formerly-undocumented kid from Queens went from performing on the subway to a solo art show in Manhattan.
RIP Koko, the Kitten-Loving Gorilla Who Communicated With Humans
Koko died in Woodside, California, on Tuesday. The beloved primate was 46.
Infamous Erotic Novel 'Story of O' Inspired Natalie Frank's Arousing Art
The kinky French 'fairy tale,' as the artist calls it, was taboo for decades.