Tag Archives: artist

A Brooklyn Artist Wants Sports Fans to Wear Their Names

A Brooklyn Artist Wants Sports Fans to Wear Their Names

A Brooklyn Artist Wants Sports Fans to Wear Their Names A Brooklyn Artist Wants Sports Fans to Wear Their Names The irony has always troubled Raafi Rivero. “People love Black athletes,” he said. “But they don’t love Black people.” In July 2013, it resonated anew for Rivero, a lifelong sports fan, when George Zimmerman was acquitted in the killing of …

Read More »

Now Hear This: New music from Justin Bieber and Lana Del Rey, plus spotlight artist New Pagans

Now Hear This: New music from Justin Bieber and Lana Del Rey, plus spotlight artist New Pagans

Now Hear This: New music from Justin Bieber and Lana Del Rey, plus spotlight artist New Pagans Now Hear This: New music from Justin Bieber and Lana Del Rey, plus spotlight artist New Pagans I made a slightly (very) embarrassing gaffe on Twitter today, where I got overexcited because Spotify appeared to have added a French-language track near the top …

Read More »

An Artist Exposing Fascism Through Provocation

An Artist Exposing Fascism Through Provocation

An Artist Exposing Fascism Through Provocation An Artist Exposing Fascism Through Provocation He attended Weber State College in Utah for about a year, where he received an unexpectedly avant-garde arts education, learning in particular about found objects and ready-mades, before transferring to the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. At Weber State, there was one student show in the …

Read More »

A Tattoo Artist Who Sketched Billie Eilish

A Tattoo Artist Who Sketched Billie Eilish

A Tattoo Artist Who Sketched Billie Eilish A Tattoo Artist Who Sketched Billie Eilish Name: Manuela Soto Sosa Age: 30 Hometown: Lausanne, Switzerland Now lives: A one-bedroom loft in a high-rise in Downtown Los Angeles. Claim to fame: Ms. Sosa is a tattoo artist known for her portraits of voluptuous, G-string-clad young women, called Soto Girls, that evoke Japanese anime …

Read More »

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent

<p>A 35mm shot of Jack Coulter’s synesthesia painting of Glastonbury, created in collaboration with music streaming service Deezer&nbsp;</p>

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter has turned the rare neurological condition that allows him to ‘hear’ colour and ‘see’ sound into a striking visual canvas for Glastonbury. The 21-year-old teamed up with Deezer to create …

Read More »

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection

A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection A life in tattoos: Discover legendary artist Henk Schiffmacher’s stunning collection For the last forty years, tattoo artist and historian Henk Schiffmacher has poured his heart and soul into his collection, amassing tattoo drawings, designs, photographs and artefacts from around the world. Made up of lithographs, etchings, tattooing instruments, paintings, photographs, posters, shop …

Read More »

An Artist for the Dystopian Age

An Artist for the Dystopian Age

An Artist for the Dystopian Age An Artist for the Dystopian Age When Los Angeles’s Hammer Museum was shut down last March, so was the first retrospective of the 69-year-old artist Tishan Hsu. Hanging from the gallery walls for no one to see was Hsu’s immense “Cell” (1987), a 16-foot-wide raft of carved wood painted in fleshy tones and overlaid …

Read More »

Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist

<p>‘Adonis in Y Fronts’, screenprint, 1963</p>

Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Pop art, as Richard Hamilton fashioned it, was once the “now” to modernism’s “then” – but walk through Pallant House Gallery’s exhibition Respective, and it is clear how the visceral newness of …

Read More »

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book

What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book What Made Leonardo Such a Great Artist? Science, Says a New Book “Book of Optics” gathered all the available knowledge of the field at the time: Galen’s study of the eye, Euclid’s and Ptolemy’s treatises on geometry, Aristotle’s suppositions about the soul. What Alhacen theorized, Leonardo put into …

Read More »

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98

Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98 Cliff Joseph, Artist, Activist and Therapist, Dies at 98 Cliff Joseph, an artist raised in Harlem who in the 1960s and ’70s led protests against major New York museums to advocate for the inclusion of Black artists, and who later pioneered the practice of multiculturalism in the field of art therapy, …

Read More »