Help Desk | Dec 03, 2012
In which our meticulous advice columnist tidies up a few loose ends. By Bean Gilsdorf
Visual Arts | Nov 28, 2012
With Building Stories, Chris Ware has created a graphic novel that is the perfect antidote to our distracted times, a work of art that forces you to consider it, not while elbow-warring on the bus, but while in a quiet place where you feel comfortable having your world rocked. By Emmanuel Hapsis
Help Desk | Nov 26, 2012
In which our ever-practical advice columnist provides solid info on finding the right artist residency. By Bean Gilsdorf
Pop Culture | Nov 24, 2012
Local yarn bomber Street Color expands on the pleasures of creating rainbow-hued, tactile, unexpected public installations. By Kristin Farr
Visual Arts | Nov 19, 2012
In which our precise advice columnist enumerates the many issues around editioning works of art. By Bean Gilsdorf
Art Review | Nov 14, 2012
Isabel Samaras' racy pop surrealist paintings draw us in with a keen eye, intelligent humor, and Old Master precision. By Ben Marks
Visual Arts | Nov 14, 2012
Occupy: The Plein Air Story holds a mirror up to the community a year after the people's movement took hold in the Bay Area and reminds us of the issues at stake. By Christian L. Frock
Help Desk | Nov 12, 2012
In which our fearless advice columns tackles the dark side of success. By Bean Gilsdorf
Event | Nov 08, 2012
A conversation with renowned media artist Bill Viola about life and death and his upcoming one-night-only event at the historic First Unitarian Universalist Church, benefiting the Zen Center. By Christian L. Frock
Help Desk | Nov 05, 2012
In which our advice columnist offers helpful tips on how to create an interesting and entertaining artist lecture. By Bean Gilsdorf
Art & Design
A dropped cigarette butt, a chewed-up piece of gum, a stray hair. Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg uses DNA from trash she's picked up around New York City to generate 3-D portraits of those who left it behind.
The stencil of a young boy sewing the Union Jack is the centerpiece of an exhibition in London, after which it will head to the U.S. where it is to be part of a private collection. Organizers say Slave Labour is not being put up for sale, but residents of the London neighborhood from which it disappeared want it back.
The work of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer has long puzzled the art world. Some of his pieces just don't quite fit. They're a little off. What gives? Author Benjamin Binstock has an idea, an idea that commentator Alva Noë finds appealing.
The Met Ball brings out some of the highest of fashion, and Monday night, it brought boots of fire, lots of skin, and a new hair color for Anne Hathaway.
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Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
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