Art Blog & Articles to Ignite & Inspire | Smith Journal

Music to Fall Asleep To

Tuesday July 26, 2016

Can’t sleep? Thom Yorke has made a playlist of songs to get you ready for bed, and it’s pretty darn dreamy.

Art in Chernobyl

Monday July 18, 2016

Australian artist Guido Van Helten is the first person to paint inside a reactor at Chernobyl’s notorious power plant. 

These paintings of '90s sitcom sets by artist Babak Ganjei aren’t just nostalgic – they’re also strangely sad.

Thirty years after its release, the people behind the greatest kilt-based fantasy film of all time explain how they made Highlander. (It involved a lot of homemade whisky.)

Weaving Architecture

Sunday July 03, 2016

Artist Patrick Dougherty used natural materials and primitive building techniques to transform this 18th-century Montana cattle ranch into… something else.

J. Mascis’s Skateboarding Dog

Saturday June 25, 2016

Dinosaur Jr.’s new film clip features two of our favourite things: a skateboarding J Mascis and a skateboarding dog. (The song’s not bad, either.)

Modelling the Apocalypse

Wednesday June 22, 2016

Ever wanted to know what the world would look like after the apocalypse? Professional diorama builders (yes, that's a real job) Nix + Gerber make miniature versions of our world without us.

Sorry, Johnny Rotten wannabes, but a book that tells you how to look punk just ain’t punk. Still, this attempt from 1977 pretty good for a laugh.

Bendigo Writers Festival 2016

Friday June 17, 2016

Like writing? Find small cities simply delightful? The Bendigo Writers Festival is smack bang in the middle of that very nice Venn diagram, and it’s on this August.

How to Decorate a Spacecraft

Thursday June 16, 2016

Russian architect Galina Balashova didn't just design the insides of Soviet spaceships – she even painted the pictures that adorned their walls. Here are some of the pieces she sent into outer space.

Page 1 of 50