Identical Twins: 3D Printing and Art Authenticity


As an online art platform, we’re always super interested in the intersection of art and technology and what that means for the art world. There are so many fascinating things happening in that space! And this one’s a doozie– when 3D printing meets art, how do we judge the authenticity? The Next Rembrandt The Next […]

Nudes, Prudes, And Attitudes

Have you ever seen a picture of Michelangelo’s David or been lucky enough to see it in person? It’s a stunning sculpture art, with incredible attention to anatomical detail. It’s arguably the most famous sculpture in the world. Oh, and he’s naked. Totally exposed. Maybe you heard about Poppy Jackson’s 2015 performance piece, Site, in […]

Discovering the Undiscovered: Armory Show’s Focus This Year on African Art

The Armory Show is one of New York’s most famous and important international art fairs, offering high-quality modern and contemporary art with a focus on new and emerging voices in the visual arts world. 2016’s Armory Focus was African Perspectives—Spotlighting Artistic Practices of Global Contemporaries. It will examine the art world from a contemporary African […]

Fake Fur And Feminism: The Guerrilla Girls Are Fighting For Equality

The New York activists, the Guerrilla Girls' fight against discrimination in the art world. Image credit: Lois Greenfeld | Image source:

  In 1984, MoMA opened an exhibition, “An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture,” to showcase the most important contemporary artists in the world. In total, it included the works of 169 artists. Of those, 13 were female. In response, a group of 7 female artists donned gorilla masks to protest the gender bias […]

Oh! You Pretty Things: The Art Collection Of David Bowie

David Bowie

How can we describe David Bowie? Musician? Muse? Radical? Legend? Starman? The only word that even comes close is simply “artist.” From his music and lyrics to his sets and costumes to his personas, Bowie treated everything as an act of creation. His fascination with the aesthetic extended beyond creating art to collecting it. “Art,” […]

The Empire Strikes Gold: Star Wars And The Art Of Popular Culture

Do you remember the first time you saw Star Wars? The first time you heard John Williams’ stirring score and read that famous opening scroll? That franchise has spawned one of the largest and most loyal groups of fans ever. It has helped to draw “nerd culture” into the mainstream, making spaceships and aliens and […]

PBS Tackles the Maddening Phrase, “I Could Do That”

If you’re an artist, or spend a lot of time among artists and art, you’ve probably encountered someone who, when looking at a piece of art they deem simplistic, dismiss it by saying, “I could do that.”  PBS’ Digital Series The Art Assignment tackled that phrase recently in a segment called—you guessed it—“I Could Do […]