Let’s Kill Blobby Book Cover

The Vanishing Half of Brett Bennett Riverhead A decade ago, when my publisher or Box emailed me to say they had finished covering the cover of my first novel, EvellandThey asked me to prepare for something different. We’ve been going back and forth on a few concepts, including one design with a large respiratory mask … Read more

“No one can spell avocado!” – View that treats shopping lists as works of art | art and design

IIt all started in 2016 when Lucy Ireland Gray was standing outside her local Sainsbury’s home in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire. “I spotted a piece of paper on the sidewalk with a graphic on it,” she says. “Then I realized there were two sets of handwriting on it—someone reused an envelope to make their shopping list. … Read more

Why Belfast should be your next city’s cultural break

TThere has always been art on the streets of Belfast. Political murals on gable walls are popular in nationalist and unitary areas around the world, and art often provided a way to bring people together, crafting an alternative view of the city that was never just the stereotype of bombed buildings and armed soldiers. before … Read more

Art Industry News: Vanity Fair Editor Writes Unauthorized Autobiography of Larry Gagosian + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments emerging from the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, October 3rd. need to read Biden reconstitutes arts committee that was dissolved under Trump President Biden signed an executive order recreating the President’s Committee on the … Read more

Why only one episode of Ryan Murphy’s ‘Dahmer’ comes close to ‘responsible’ art

TPerhaps there is no such thing as compassionate television about a serial killer. It is impossible to honor the victims without re-victimizing their families. And you probably can’t explore the killer’s damaged psyche – the rough personal history that preceded his terrible crimes – without arousing pity. At the moment, the most watched show on … Read more

British artists recreate ‘Great Day in Harlem’ image for Black History Month | black historical month

Old and upcoming black artists will be photographed together, to mark the 40th anniversary of the start of the British Black Arts Movement, as part of a series of events for black historical month in October. The Black Cultural ArchivesHeadquartered in south London, it will celebrate the occasion by paying homage to the classic 1958 … Read more