Social distancing doesn’t have to mean distance from art… Here are nine ways to bring the art to you during the coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing and self-isolation have become the new norm for people around the world as the fight to cull the spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, continues. Mixed advice, the 24-hour news cycle, reports of panic buying, and rolling border closures have added to an air of anxiety around the state of the world at […]

Anish Kapoor to unveil Vantablack art at Venice Biennale

Anish Kapoor isn’t one to try to please everyone with his art and in 2014, the artist ruffled feathers when he secured sole artistic use of Vantablack, a scientifically created pigment that is…incredibly black. In the next Venice Biennale, Kapoor is planning to show his first work utilizing the pigment giving the world a taste […]

KAWS takes on AR with global exhibition

Augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR, respectively) have infiltrated the art world more and more, and KAWS has thrown his hat in the ring. Today, the artist, known for his iconic x-eyed figures launched EXPANDED HOLIDAY featuring Companion, KAWS’ signature character. To bring his greyscale pal to AR, the Brooklyn-based artist spent a year […]

Is the art world’s #MeToo reckoning coming?

A group of Pennsylvania art institutions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, are struggling to contain a scandal which might have lingering ramifications for the global art world. The drama escalated last month, when the New York Times shared the claims of multiple women, who reported that Joshua Helmer, the 31-year-old former manager at the […]

The Google Doodle, then and now

When you head out on vacation, one of the most exciting things is setting your out of office reply. That simple note that lets everyone know you’re probably having a great time on a Tuesday while everyone else is working. For Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, an away message, of sorts, that they […]

Thousands of Artists Endorse Bernie Sanders

As of Monday afternoon, more than 1,600 artists, designers, critics, curators, educators, musicians, performers, writers and other arts professionals have officially endorsed Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for US President. An open letter endorsing Sanders has received more than 1,600 signatures so far after being released by the organization Artists4Bernie, which identifies […]

Michael Hertz, designer of NYC’s iconic subway map, dies at 87

New York City’s Subway map can be a key resource for even the most seasoned New York commuter or a safety net for a tourist on their first trip to the Big Apple. It’s curves, stops, and colours are iconic and it’s easily one of the most iconic public transportation maps. On February 18, Michael […]