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Why You’re Not Really Mad That Trump Is Cutting Arts Funding (VIDEO)

Why You’re Not Really Mad That Trump Is Cutting Arts Funding (VIDEO)

Since the inaugural days of the Trump Administration, it’s been clear that they’re not big fans of the arts. The only books Trump knows of, after all, are The Holy Bible and The Art of the Deal and I suspect he’s read neither. Confirming this suspicion that Trump is an enemy of the arts is […]

What Is Art Without Immigrants? The Davis Museum Gives It A Try (IMAGES)

What Is Art Without Immigrants? The Davis Museum Gives It A Try (IMAGES)

This week, a museum in Massachusetts is making a strong statement about the importance of diversity in art. The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is omitting all pieces that were made or donated by immigrants until the end of President’s Day weekend. The name of the protest-turned-art-show is “Art-Less”. Museum staff have moved or covered approximately […]

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Art Sparks Worldwide Discussion (TWEETS)

Controversial Der Spiegel Cover Art Sparks Worldwide Discussion (TWEETS)

Der Spiegel magazine has everyone talking about their controversial new cover art this week. The illustration by Edel Rodriguez depicts President Donald Trump triumphantly holding the severed head of the Statue of Liberty in one hand, a knife in the other. As blood runs from the statue’s neck, the caption below declares in all caps, […]

This Drug-Fueled Artist Has Given Us Some Incredible Images Of Donald Trump

This Drug-Fueled Artist Has Given Us Some Incredible Images Of Donald Trump

Chances are pretty good you’ve never heard of Bryan Lewis Saunders. He is described as a “performance artist, videographer, and performance poet known for his disturbing spoken word rants, tragic art performances, and Stand-up tragedy.” And even that doesn’t do justice to the images that flow from this guy’s mind and wind up floating around in the […]

2016 Is Proving To Be A Great Year For Political Art–Take A Look

2016 Is Proving To Be A Great Year For Political Art–Take A Look

Election years always provide plenty of material for writers, comedians, and political cartoonists. But it turns out that artists also find inspiration in the 2016 campaign. Murals, paintings, and even digital art which depicts the Presidential candidates are part of a project sponsored by the Huffington Post as part of their “If This Art Could Vote” […]

Ever Wondered Why Classical Art Has Such Tiny Penises? (VIDEO)

Ever Wondered Why Classical Art Has Such Tiny Penises? (VIDEO)

Art historian Ellen Oredsson answers a question you may have long been wondering about, but were afraid to ask about penis size. Classical sculptures of men often idealize the male physique with one exception… The penis. At least, that is how it may seem from our 21st Century, “bigger is better” perspective. But it turns […]

‘Clone Zone’ Makes Us Question All The Things

‘Clone Zone’ Makes Us Question All The Things

We have all been told a thousand times, “Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.” The internet is a revolutionary way to share information, but it is prudent to be careful of what we accept as truth when surfing or scrolling. A website called Clone Zone has been active for just under a year […]

You’ll Never Guess What Gothenberg Erased From This Lake…

You’ll Never Guess What Gothenberg Erased From This Lake…

Gothenberg, Sweden, 10 days ago: A fresh snowfall over a frozen lake inspired one Gothenbergian to get out his snowblower and create a work of art that would rapidly become legend: the fabled Gothenberg Snow Penis. The ice dong was noticed by local resident Ake Lindgren, according to TheLocal.se, who of course immediately thought to […]

Not Hiding Behind A Fake Smile – Artist Laughs Through Anxiety, Depression

Not Hiding Behind A Fake Smile – Artist Laughs Through Anxiety, Depression

At times, those of us living with anxiety and depression find it difficult to function. We hide behind a smile and an ‘everything is okay’ attitude, but under our fake facade we are in pain. Illustrator Gemma Correll understands what we are going through; like many great artists, she too suffers from anxiety and depression. […]

Meet The Photographer Who Will Take Terrifying Pics Of You On Cliff Ledges

Meet The Photographer Who Will Take Terrifying Pics Of You On Cliff Ledges

The folks at Philbrick Photography promise “Distinctive, Dramatic, Perfect.” And they ain’t playin’. They go to extra lengths — and heights — to do memorable photos that are one of a kind treasures. Owned by Jay and Vicki Philbrick of North Conway, New Hampshire, Philbrick’s specializes in portraits of brides and models 350 feet above […]

Black Woman Poses Nude At Site Of Wall Street Slave Trading

Black Woman Poses Nude At Site Of Wall Street Slave Trading

An absolutely amazing artist, Nona Faustine,?has done a powerful photo series called, ?White Shoes.? Her purpose is to emphasize slaves? history in New York City and?its enduring legacy. Faustine As Artist/Art She poses nude in downtown New York City, using her strong and beautiful black body in those white high heels.?The white shoes in?Faustine’s photography?represent??the […]

10 Totally Cool Facts About Leonardo DaVinci

10 Totally Cool Facts About Leonardo DaVinci

Leonardo DaVinci was a man of many talents. He was a? painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. It has been suggested that he may have been the most brilliant man in the history of the world. Yet despite what we know about the great Leonardo, here are 10 […]

This Ballet Performance to Hozier’s ‘Take Me to Church’ Will Give You Chills

This Ballet Performance to Hozier’s ‘Take Me to Church’ Will Give You Chills

From Twisted Sifter: Watch Sergei Polunin of the British Royal Ballet dance to Hozier’s multi-platinum hit, ?Take Me to Church?. The powerful routine was directed by David LaChapelle and choreographed by Jade Hale-Christofi. It’s incredible to see how Polunin seems to effortlessly float through the air, a truly remarkable performance. Simply beautiful. That is all. […]

Banksy In Gaza – Powerful Statement In Graffiti (VIDEO)

Banksy In Gaza – Powerful Statement In Graffiti (VIDEO)

Iconic graffiti artist Banksy travelled to Gaza recently to?produce a?two minute Public Service Announcement that opens more like a travel commercial, with a splash screen depicting an airplane in flight and the words, “Make this the year YOU discover a new destination.” The video quickly transitions to a screen that says, “Welcome to Gaza” After […]

Art That Has A Peel

Art That Has A Peel

Stephan Brusche is known mostly for drawing on and creating fantastic art pieces with bananas. Brusche makes his home in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, where he gleefully plays with his food, creating one-of-a-kind edible art. When asked how he began using this unusual drawing medium during?an interview with news.com.au, he answered, ?I was at work […]

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