The artist discusses the process of putting together his retrospective, “John Waters: Indecent Exposure,” at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Portrait of Edmond Belamy, a painting created by a Paris-based art collective called Obvious, was generated by using an algorithm and a data set of 15,000 portraits painted between the 14th and 20th centuries.
Lay your head in an art lover’s dream hotel.
If museums and art galleries are at the top of your itinerary when traveling, here’s an interesting way to get your culture fix:
elledecor.com: 12 Hotels That Basically Let You Sleep In An Art Gallery
Featured Image at top: The Conrad in New York City, New York
Have you ever wondered how history’s famous artists would look like if they were alive today? This is the concept for the work of Tel-Aviv-based illustrator Amit Shimoni, who has reimagined iconic artists such as Frida Kahlo and Vincent van Gogh as if they were modern-day hipsters. His colorful portrait paintings are part of his ongoing series, aptly called HIPSTORY.
Salvador Dali: The Melting Watch (1954)
The Melting Watch, (also known as Soft Watch at the Moment of First Explosion) is an example of this surrealist movement. Created in 1954, Dali used the presence of a dreamlike quality and ghostly appearance to accentuate the mysterious and unexplainable in his painting.
- dalipaintings.com: Melting Watch 1954
Roberto Capucci (b. 1930) is an Italian fashion designer. Or maybe he’s a sculptor. It’s difficult to be sure. Capucci’s sculpture dresses […]
dailyartmagazine.com: Is It Fashion, or Is It Art? Roberto Capucci’s Sculpture Dresses
From 1972 to 1984, Best Products collaborated with the design firm SITE to transform many of its stores into stunning and bizarre works of art. These special showrooms, as they were called, generated fanfare, admiration, and controversy across the United States.
They were hotly debated in architecture circles, and ultimately became textbook examples of of postmodern architecture—playful and critical, providing mass appeal while challenging assumptions about how “serious” art should look, and where it should be found.
It’s the end of the world as we know it, and Best Products is having a sale.
Read and see more Best Products and SITE collaborations on atlasobscura.com
atlasobscura.com: The Abandoned, Apocalyptic Architecture of One Bold 1970s Retail Chain
This exhibition—the first Warhol retrospective organized in the U.S. since 1989—reconsiders the work of one of the most inventive, influential, and important American artists.
Building on a wealth of new materials, research and scholarship that has emerged since the artist’s untimely death in 1987, this exhibition reveals new complexities about the Warhol we think we know, and introduces a Warhol for the 21st century.
artsandculture.google.com: Vasily Kandinsky. Counterpoint: Composition VI -Composition VII – Google Arts & Culture
The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many Americans to adopt a totally different, more affluent lifestyle unknown to most people before this age.
The Roaring Twenties were a period during which many things changed – both socially and politically. The dramatic economic growth of the decade led many […]