Comics Alliance's "Best Art Ever (This Week)" is the Best (Every Week)

For my money, the best comics website out there is Comics Alliance. One thing I really appreciate about this team is that they make a concerted effort to promote quality comics artists of all types and skill levels. This mission is most prominent in "Best Art Ever (This Week)," a weekly column that showcases some of the… » 3/15/14 4:28pm 3/15/14 4:28pm

Artist turning Art into Science and back into Art again

Artist Cornelia Parker has teamed up with Nobel Prize winning scientist Konstantin Novoselov to create a new work for the reopening of Whitworth Gallery in Manchester. The piece (intended as a reflection on the Gallery's historical collection) will be made of graphene the material Novoselov helped develop and for which … » 3/11/14 4:53pm 3/11/14 4:53pm

What It's Like to Sit in a Room With a Sobbing Shia LaBeouf, for Art

On Tuesday, serial plagiarist and "not famous" famous actor Shia LaBeouf invited the public to join him at his latest cry for help in Los Angeles. According to the press release for his new performance entitled "#IAMSORRY," LaBeouf will be "in situ" at an art gallery for six days so he can apologize for his sins. » 2/12/14 1:53am 2/12/14 1:53am

Through African Lens: Omar Victor Diop & Antoine Tempe

Some children can't see themselves in a story when the protagonists look too different from themselves. Omar Victor Diop never had that problem, and he's collaborating with Antoine Tempe to bring his internal vision to us, by reshooting famous movie posters with a West African bent. Some are more literal than others,… » 1/30/14 3:16pm 1/30/14 3:16pm

Artist Draws Disney Princesses As World of Warcraft Characters

Just when you think you've seen the last re-imagined Disney princess (or prince!), along comes some artist with another spin on the idea. This time, it's Disney princess depicted as characters from World of Warcraft, a game I pretend to be into whenever I want to make my boyfriend feel "understood." » 1/10/14 2:57pm 1/10/14 2:57pm