Who Wore It Better
is an ongoing visual research project presenting associations and
common practices in contemporary art.
Dance of Darkness
) is a documentary about the Japanese art form, Butoh
. (Video links are generally NSFW:Nudity) [more inside]
With almost 2,000 posts, I Heart My Art
has a deep archive
of contemporary art, vintage photography and creative videos.
(aka composer Pavel Karmanov
) is a YouTube user who has uploaded numerous videos featuring performances of contemporary/classical music from the former Soviet Union... [more inside]
seu scientiam de Aliquo et Nihilo, Ente et Non ente, Re et modo rei, Substantia et Accidente." - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
(1646-1716). [more inside]
Martin and Lewis
Just, wow. I had no idea. [more inside]
Zhang Peng’s elaborate photographs have been called both "beautiful" and "disgusting". You can see some of them here
From the New Orleans Museum of Art
in the City Park, to the Lower Ninth Ward's multiple installation locations, Prospect 1's curation is tasteful and moving, sometimes heart breaking but mostly promising
. An unbelievable concentration
of impressive artist's commentary on New Orleans. And it's free to get around (shuttle service available also) if you simply register
. [more inside]
is a blog showcasing contemporary art.
The Nisshin Maru is on fire.
After being rammed by the Greenpeace Ship Sunrise
, chased and harassed
by anti-whaling activist Captain Paul Watson
, and playing set to contemporary artist Matthew Barney
's film Drawing Restraint 9
(which co-starred Barney's wife Bjork
), the Nisshin Maru, flagship of Japan's whaling fleet has been crippled by an onboard fire fueled by whale oil, spelling a possible end to whaling in Japan.
My earliest memory was when I was three. I had a fever and my mother was wiping a cold wet rag on my body. There were fish swimming in my room, as though I was underwater, but I could breathe just fine. That's why I was surprised to find this
. "The contemporary art in Japan
) is naturally influenced by the world contemporary art. But the power of the Japanese traditions, the oppressive presence of a dense urban environment and the various traumatism undergone by Japan for 60 years (defeat of 1945, Hiroshima, earthquakes, economic crisis, etc.) involve a production very rich
and little known
pretentious, self-indulgent, craftless tat.
Modern art is rubbish says Institute of Contemporary Arts Chief Ivan Massow...
'Pope hit by meteor' sculpture
sets a contemporary art record at Christie's and sells for $886,000
. The artist says, "I like to think of La Nona Ora as a sculpture that doesn't exist, a three-dimensional image that dissolves into pure communication blah, blah, blah... " Has anyone noticed we all live in Bizzaro World.