The Opposite Of Design Fails: 121 Of The Most Brilliant Design Ideas That People Have Ever Shared In This Online Group (New Pics)

Some days it feels like the easiest way to go viral is to something horribly. The internet loves poking fun at poorly designed stairs, terrible productscake baking fails and certainly stupid things people have done. But every now and then, it might be nice to celebrate something that was actually done well. It may come … Read more

YouTubers should appear natural and say ‘sorry’ four times in apology videos

From Zoella to James Charles, many of the world’s most famous YouTubers have posted videos apologizing for their past or current behaviors. These apology videos attract huge amounts of attention, and can garner amounts of millions of views. For example, Logan Paul’s apology video for his insensitivity towards a dead body has been viewed 61 … Read more

‘Portals will be as important as the car’: the architects exploring gateways to new dimensions | art and design

With its hidden doors, folding walls and clever optical tricks with mirrors and light-wells, Sir John Soane’s Museum feels like just the kind of place you might stumble across a portal to another dimension. Moving from one room to the next in this wildly reimagined London townhouse is never as straightforward as stepping through a … Read more

Her valuable ‘Chagall’ painting turned out to be a fake. And now it’s to be destroyed – The Irish Times

The question of whether the valuable artwork is genuine can be surprisingly fluid, changing over time based on evolving and sometime competing evaluations. In 1973, for example, the Metropolitan Museum of Art reattributed roughly 300 paintings in its collection, including works long thought to have been created by masters such as Rembrandt, Goya, Vermeer and … Read more

New York’s Famed Chelsea Hotel, a Longtime Home to Artists, Becomes the Star of the Show in a Documentary About Its History

In a way, it’s fitting that Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel is less of a documentary film and more of a portrait of the New York institution, both during its heyday and during the seemingly endless renovations that upended the lives of its long-term residents over the past 10 years. Indeed, the place that … Read more

Tenant of Culture turns fast fashion into radical sculpture

Tenant of Culture: the artist turning fast fashion into radical hybrid sculpture Ahead of a major new installation at London’s Camden Art Centre, we speak to Tenant of Culture, whose art-meets-fashion practice dissects the darker sides of our material world Deconstructed, reconstructed, bleached, re-dyed, hung, wrung out, stacked; Tenant of Culture – the moniker of … Read more

Inside Hauser & Wirth’s New Space Dedicated to Craft

art market Brian P. Kelly Installation view of “Of Making and Material” at Make Hauser & Wirth Southampton. Photo: Thomas Barratt. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Wheel throwing, spoon carving, and cabinetmaking might not be practices typically associated with Hauser & Wirth. The mega-gallery most recently made headlines for its $40 million sale … Read more

Robert Colescott Throws Down the Gauntlet

Watch out. A raucous, enthralling exhibition of the great American painter Robert Colescott (1925-2009) has arrived at the New Museum, to revel in and dissect. “Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott” is the first museum exhibition of this artist’s relentlessly provocative work to be seen in Manhattan since a 1989 show (also … Read more