Photographer Stefan Drashan has captured many instances of visitors violating the most basic tenet of museum etiquette: do not touch the art.
The rigid nature of copyright law during the early years of the film industry created a surprisingly robust cottage industry around public domain films.
Nero, Stalin and Bin Laden were all fans, but what makes verse so appealing to these leaders? Benjamin Ramm explores the connection between ruthlessness and sentimentality.
We asked some of our favorite libraries: What’s the oldest item in your collection?
Prospective students are spoilt for choice with the variety of training offered across the UK. Here are the key questions to ask…
There is a phrase you are as likely to find in a serious philosophy text as you are in the wackiest self-help book: Know thyself! The phrase has serious philosophical pedigree: by Socrates time, it was more or less received wisdom…
By pairing unrelated images that share surprising similarities, Photographic Treatment by Laurence Agerter encourages dementia patients to make their own connections between them, stimulating mental activity.
Way before immersive theater or virtual reality were trendy, Robert E. Gard spoke to the idea of an experience that is creatively valuable because the experience of the audience becomes the story itself. We see this in role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons, as well as new forms of immersive theater like Sleep No More […]
The left-wing poet died in 1973, weeks after a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet.
The actor’s new collection of short fiction his debut book as an author is called Uncommon Type, and each story has something to do with the machine close to his heart.
Top-notch creatives relive their own project nightmares, in the hope of sparing you a few sleepless nights.
What can evolution tell us, if anything, about human achievements in the arts? Not as much as EO Wilson thinks
Endangered languages have sentimental value, it’s true, but are there good philosophical reasons to preserve them?
Thirty museums can’t be wrong. The augmented reality revolution has already come.
The romantic Hollywood image of art crime is a far cry from the truth
In this time of global technological change and sustainability challenges, we need to increase creativity levels in the next generation, to ensure the innovations that will keep us afloat.
For the past 11 years, we’ve been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of Free Online Courses, which now features 1,300 courses from top universities.
The mesmerizing stills are from the upcoming, entirely painted biopic “Loving Vincent.”
BBC Culture polled 253 film critics from 52 countries to determine the funniest films ever made…
The book’s author, Roberta Bernstein, says there is a clear consistency to his practice
From twistification to storm caves to slushburgers, the U.S. has quite the history of local language quirks.
“Between two such beings as he and I, the one a perfect volcano, the other boiling too, inwardly, a sort of struggle was preparing.”
Chris Young mixes a unique version of the vital fluid for every violent scene….
IFAR has uncovered a cache of poorly executed fakes supposedly once owned by a wealthy German immigrant who went mad and left the art to his servants—but no trace in official records
The Village Voice halts its print edition, but the model it pioneered lives on (sort of).
Stanford University’s Global Medieval Sourcebook is a new online compendium of English translations for overlooked Middle Ages texts.
National Portrait Gallery exhibition of Victorian photographers will push beyond “insalubrious accusations” against Carroll
Inside the fight against the Digital Millennium Copyright Act–and what designers can do about it.
A wall of 100 lava lamps at Cloudflare’s San Francisco office isn’t just for kitsch it is quietly encrypting information.
Here are 30+ free Instagram tools to try today: photo editing apps, planning tools, analytics, and more.
Their history is full of remarkable discoveries that go well beyond the books themselves they contain our flesh, our souls and ourselves
Martin Herbert’s latest book, published by Sternberg Press, is about 10 artists who play with the system, struggle against it, or walk away altogether.
British researchers find a strong link between cultural engagement and participating in activities that benefit the community.
Computer scientists at Rutgers University developed a system to generate artworks that were deemed more communicative and inspiring than human-made art.
Affordable Art Studio Project in Downtown St. Pete Florida
All-party inquiry demonstrates benefits to health and wellbeing of the arts, leading to fall in hospital admissions
The inaugural exhibit at ARTECHOUSE, a new gallery in Washington, DC focused exclusively on digital art, is both dramatic and quietly poetic.
Twenty-one per cent of streaming viewers between the ages of 18 and 24 said they had accessed a digital-video service by using log-in credentials from someone outside their household
Some researchers suggest theyâre also depleting the benefits of drawing and other activities…
The benefits of reading at every stage of a child’s development are well documented. Happily, raising a reader is fun, rewarding and relatively easy.
A look at the research…
The US artist was in Australia to create his largest-ever mural, a 44-metre-tall message of “peace and harmony”
Ambitious 20-year, $50m redevelopment plan includes a raft of art projects, from large-scale sculptures to performance
According to the organisations 2017 Salary Survey, released today, US institutional pay has increased at a higher rate than the overall jobs market
They have been creating large-scale canvases of living grass, by tinkering with the natural growth process of this little plant in order to create impressive, photographic-like images.
These days it’s hard to avoid the admonishments of self-titled productivity gurus that we should take more control over our lives, calendars, and in-boxes. But there are countless examples of creative and entrepreneurial minds soaring to their greatest heights through the exact opposite approach.
“Stargoon.” “Turdly.” Is this really the best that it can do?
NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with tattoo shop owner, Dave Cutlip of Brooklyn Park, Md., who has offered to cover up any racist or gang affiliated tattoos at no cost. Cutlip says sometimes people change.
Henry David Thoreau’s famed retreat gets pixelated
Printing with UV light is much more environmentally friendly than ink-based papers today. But will human factors get in the way?
The National Endowment for the Arts funds local community building, educational programs, job training, housing, and more.
In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like a stalk of broccoli.
The quirkily personal Instagram accounts of taste-making specialists have become the âsoft powerâ of todayâs traders.
Talk about a vivid imagination. Belgian artist and filmmaker Vincent Bal turns shadows of everyday objects into whimsical doodles that are totally unrelated to the object but ingeniously clever.