Arts

The rise of GPS has left a lot of old maps feeling a bit lost. Matthew Cusick is giving them a more artistic sense of direction.

The 387 Houses of Peter Fritz

Saturday April 06, 2019

Why did an insurance clerk painstakingly make 387 architecturally perfect miniature houses, only to abandon them in an op-shop?

Dan Lynch is a civil rights lawyer by day, and New York City’s most prolific (and legal) music bootlegger by night. These are his tapes.

They look like something Ansel Adams might have taken, but these landscape photos are actually taken from hacked surveillance cameras.

Before Boris Yeltsin, the USSR actually tried to wean the country off vodka with these smartly designed ad campaigns. 

Artist Morgan Blair gives the show about nothing the impressionist treatment. 

Damn Fine Bubble Gum Wrappers

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Zack Wallenfang designs bubble gum wrappers dedicated to TV characters, from Agent Cooper to Saul Goodman and that horrible clown from It.

Artist Lisa Nilsson dissects books and turns them into minutely detailed cross-sections of the human body.

A new book showcases good art, outdoors.

A new project aims to remove the influence of cigarettes in Hollywood, "one kazoo at a time."