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Art that depicts pop culture, or pulls images, subjects, or iconography from main stream media.

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    A gold toilet for the White House

    The White House asked to borrow a Van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead. Here the letter from Guggenheim: The White House apparently contacted the Guggenheim Museum in New York and asked for the loan of Van Gogh’s 1888 Landscape With Snow. The museum wrote back to say it …

  • 22 January

    When I started my path I was against everything

    Georg Baselitz (b. 1938) is one of the foremost artists of our time. To mark his eightieth birthday, the Fondation Beyeler will be showing an extensive selection of his work as a painter, sculptor and printmaker. The exhibition, organized in close cooperation with the artist, takes the form of a …

October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Material Speculation: ISIS

    Article written by Esther Wambui Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work. Material Speculation: ISIS will be showcased in UT’s Downtown Gallery ((At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)) from October 20 to …

  • 10 October

    Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

    Article written by Esther Wambui Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique pieces of fashion that are so intricate and complex they almost belong in a museum. Italian designer Simone Leonelli, with the W230studio in Perth, West Australia, often uses 3D printing to make his pieces. Last month, Leonelli had a 3D …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk in Iceland Slows Traffic

    Article written by Esther Wambui In the small fishing village of Ísafjörður, a 3D pedestrian crossing was painted last month in an effort to slow traffic on a narrow street. The eye-popping illusion gives the effect of walking on air as pedestrians move from one side of the street to the …