BY Web Intern in General on Sep 22, 2009 |
I adore Miranda July. I want her creativity for my own and I gobble up everything she produces, whether it be her short stories, performance art, films, or the Learning to Love You More assignments (which they no longer do!).
When I saw the pictures of her on VICE's site, well, I craved more. The subject of the set of pictures was to take an extra from a still of a film (The Godfather, Grease, and The Outsiders are three of those that were selected) and have ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Sep 22, 2009 |
Georgia O'Keeffe has been all over the news lately. Turns out Lifetime premiered a movie the other evening (feat. Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons) about O'Keeffe's personal life and her struggle to become an established artist. Then, an exhibit of her work opened at the Whitney Museum of American Art in NYC on the 17th of this month.
Georgia O'Keeffe: Abstraction will feature her lovely abstracts, which were often overlooked (due to the sexual nature many saw in her ... Read More
BY Susan in General on Sep 21, 2009 |
The annual BUST Holiday Craftacular is back again! It's an all day shopping and music extravaganza featuring the nation's hottest DIY talent. Over 200 crafty vendors, DJ's, tasty treats, and much more. Listen to the best tunes as you browse handmade wares, from jewelry and essential winter accessories to home decor and cards. Munch on holiday goodies and wander in a winter wonderland of handmade gifts and crafts!
BUT- first we need YOU, our lovely and ... Read More
BY Lisa in General on Sep 21, 2009 |
Welcome to the Dollhouse is definitely my fave Todd Solondz movie so I'm pretty much in love with this print from illustrator Lauren Gregg. Wiener dog 4-eva! And for all you Harold and Maude fans (I mean, that's everybody, right?), there's one for you too.
Brought to my attention by the impeccable taste of ... Read More
BY Team Intern in General on Sep 14, 2009 |
Earlier this morning I stumbled across (thank you slide show on the New York Magazine website) the insanely intimate photographs of the late Tracey Baran, whose autobiographical images feel like snapshots taken from passages in her diary.
Baran, who sadly passed away last year at the age of 33, captured images of her own family, boyfriends, and herself in a manner that is quite revelatory. Images of her parents, which could have come off as comical, are tender and ... Read More
BY Eliza C. Thompson in General on Sep 11, 2009 |
The New York Times does it again! Just a couple short weeks after their girl-tastic issue of the NYT Magazine, yesterday they ran an article about the surprisingly large presence of female directors at this year's Toronto Film Festival.
In addition to a 'raucous' premiere of BUST cover girl Diablo Cody's gorefest Jennifer's Body (directed by Karyn Kusama), the festival also held screenings of Jane Campion's new film Bright Star and Danish director Lone Scherfig's ... Read More
BY Emily Rems in General on Sep 09, 2009 |
Long-time FOB (Friend of BUST) and burlesque legend Miss World Famous *BOB* will be bringing her One Man Show to Joe's Pub in NYC tomorrow night and I can't wait to see it! Who's with ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Sep 08, 2009 |
Mary Wollstonecraft, it looks like you'll be getting your own stamp, you lucky lady! The Royal Mail of the UK is releasing a set of stamps called Eminent Britons, which will be released October 8th.To refresh your memory, Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was a pioneering feminist in many respects--she helped her sister Eliza escape an abusive marriage by keeping her hidden until a legal separation was arranged, established a school at Newington Green, asserted that ... Read More
BY Web Intern in General on Sep 01, 2009 |
Like puppets? How about the theater? See the two of them together in the 'La Mama Puppet Series 3' set to run from October 8 to November 29.The annual series, which is supported by the Jim Henson Foundation and others, will open with the newest work by Theodora Skipitares. 'The Traveling Players present The Women of Troy' is a piece based on the text of Euripides and the words of the women incarcerated at Riker's Island in New York. The second production, 'A ... Read More