Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Weird art projects

  • Weird gigantic folding table and chairs at The New Orleans Museum of Art

    Watch as New Orleans Museum of Art curator Miranda Lash gives us a preview look at artist Robert Therrian's gigantic folding table and chairs.

  • Walktober's Weird Art walk finds plenty to see in Northwest Portland

    Participants in Walktober's Weird Art Walk meet at the Faux Museum in Old Town. It's the "Home of the Woolly Ant," according to the sign outside.

  • Huntington's 'Strange and Fearful Interest' is a rare view of Civil War

    "In terms of the population, it's as if about 7 million people were killed today," says Jennifer Watts, a curator at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The immensity of the losses was as unprecedented as the immediacy of ...

  • Weird News: Cafe's one-way mirror allows peeks into restroom

    ... newspaper Monday that women will get their turn in January, when the mirror is reversed to let them look at men's faces while they stand at the urinal.

  • Chew on this: strange art about teeth

    Chew on this: strange art about teeth. Four artists at Seattle's SOIL Gallery explore the world inside our mouths in "Teeth," running through Oct. 27.

  • Strange art hits the beach in Sydney, Australia

    Visitors walk past an under construction work by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir titled "trace-sphere-gate" (L) which is part of the "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition at Sydney's Tamarama Beach October 18, 2012.

  • Weird & Wonderful: Amazing Art

    In Art there are many different levels of appreciation for me. It all depends on the impact of the piece. Usually that involves knowing the skill that went into it and how unique a talent it is to create something no one has ever tried before and ...

  • Getting Weird With Anders Holm At The "Hello Kitty Hello Art!" Launch Party

    So it's really only natural that Sanrio-inspired street art would get its moment in the sun, courtesy of the gallery/book launch party for "Hello Kitty Hello Art!" that went down on Saturday at Known Gallery. Did we mention that The Ders was there?

  • Do We Need A Pandora For Art?

    My friend turned pale and made a weird noise. "Of course good galleries don't put their collections on the internet!

  • 'A Weird, Perfect Storm': What's Behind the Rise of Inkjet Artist Wade Guyton?

    Critic Roberta Smith called the artist's current mid-career survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art "beautiful" and "brilliant.

  • Sex In The City: Street Art That is NSFW

    It sounds strange to say it but these images of street art are erotic, sometimes violent, and might even be considered prurient or pornographic by some viewers, yet they are part of today's free-wheeling ever expanding visual feast on the streets that ...

  • BBC arts editor explains modern art

    "What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art" (Dutton), by Will Gompertz.

  • Artist kills 9000 butterflies in name of art

    Butterflies · Damien Hirst · Strange News · art. Advertisement. An artist killed 9,000 butterflies in the name of art. According to an October 16 report from the Huffington Post, Damien Hirst massacred 9,000 butterflies his piece called "In and Out of ...

  • Knight Foundation funds innovation by local cultural groups, launch of Detroit ...

    Separately, it also pledged $9 million to fund a local art contest for three years, encouraging creative art projects that come from anywhere in the community.

  • James Franco talks about how weird you think he is [video]

    James Franco's image -- one part Hollywood hearthrob, one part nomadic art world eccentric -- has long been a topic of discussion.

  • Nudist Fights Weird Film for Turner Prize: Martin Gayford

    Nudist Fights Weird Film for Turner Prize: Martin Gayford. By Martin ... Then, the standards of entertainment at avant-garde art exhibitions are pretty low. On display are ... Noble's work is certainly the closest to the activity previously known as ...

  • Lost, Apocalypse Now and the Hudson River School – Brian Horton on Tomb ...

    Lost, Apocalypse Now and the Hudson River School - Brian Horton on Tomb Raider's 'weird influences'. by Mike on Oct 22, 2012 • 5:01 pm No Comments ... We speak to Crystal Dynamics' Art Director Brian Horton to find out whether the studio's reboot will ...

  • Shoe-topia: The weird, wacky and wonderful shoes of spring/summer 2013

    Take next summer's shoes: the designs presented in the just-finished spring summer 2013 shows are fizzing with such creative oomph that they put the offerings at this year's Frieze Art Fair to shame. New-shoe headlines will always be grabbed by the ...

  • Doctor Who: Weird and Wonderful

    Weird and Wonderful is our look at the some of the other Doctor Who bits and bobs around the web that caught our attention over the last week or so.

  • The Strangest Body Artist On The Internet Is Back

    We've heard of the art of makeup, but somehow we doubt this is what Maybelline and co had in mind... Japanese body artist and student Choo-San, whose slightly unnerving work we've covered before, is back - and her creations are stranger than ever.

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